Programs & Information

Story Hour

The weekly reading program is free of charge and open to children from birth to 5 year old. It runs during the school year from September through May on Wednesday mornings. Story time starts at 10:30 am. Come join the fun with Miss Mia.  CURRENTLY YOU CAN REGISTER FOR OUR IN THE LIBRARY STORY TIME OR  CHECK OUT MISS MIA’S GREEN FREE LIBRARY STORY TIME ON YOUTUBE.

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES 2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS @ THE GREEN FREE LIBRARY

Prek-6th Grade Summer Library Program runs from June 22 to August 3

Programs are held at 10am on the library lawn (unless noted):

Wed, June 22:  PreK & School Age Summer Program Kickoff with Main Street Creamery

Wed, June 29:  Tanglewood Nature Center & Museum (with animals)

Wed, July 6:  Jeffini the Great – Sail the 7 Seas (magic, music, & puppets)

Wed, July 27:  Kit’s Interactive Theatre – Grace the Pirate

Sat, July 30:  Last day for PreK to 6th Graders to log reading meetings (online through READsquared) or turn in paper logs and return library surveys.

Wed, August 3:  PreK & School Age Summer Library Program Finale

Check back for possible additional programs throughout the summer.  Plus, weekly activity and/or coloring sheets will be available in the library — remember to stop in to pick up your favorites.

Registration is open for all ages.  Go to READsquared or check with a staff member to sign up.

Page Turner Adventures virtual programs will be available through READsquared through the beginning of September.

Special Programs:

Sat, July 9: Free Comic Book Day event (10:30am-2:30pm in the Main Room)

Sat, July 30th:  Mermaid Liv — mermaiding & environmentalism (2pm in the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center; this program is suitable for tweens through adults)

Fri, Aug 12-Sun, Aug 14: Wellsboro Comic Con (organized by Pop’s Culture Shoppe with locations around town) – more info at Wellsboro Comic Con.

If you cannot attend an in-person program, you still can have an Activity Bag (filled with crafts, stickers, bookmarks, and other small items).  Just stop into the library and ask a staff member for help.  Weekly activity or coloring sheets will be available throughout the summer.  And during the summer, Miss Mia will still be posting story hour programs on our YouTube Channel.

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Tween through Adult Summer Library Program runs from June 12 to August 20

Tween/teen activities at 6pm in our upstairs Conference Room:

Tues, June 28th:  Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop – build your own sea creature plush

Tues, July 19th: (6pm):  Beaded “pearl” keychains or bracelets

Tues, August 16th:  Upcycled Duct Tape Tote Bag Craft

Sat, Aug 20:  Last day for tweens through adults to log reading meetings (online through READsquared) or turn in paper logs and return library surveys.

Teens:  check out the Green Free Library Teen Book Club Facebook Group

The adult book club meets the third Thursday of each month.  Library assistant, Ashley, will distribute copies of the next month’s book at each meeting.  The club meets in the library’s Main Room at 5:15 pm.  New members are always welcome!

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation),TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which are licensed from children’s book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format. Click here to use Tumblebook Library.

Youth Collections

  •  The Children’s Room houses books for preschoolers through second graders. Some DVDs, multimedia kits, and music are also available. Puppets, activity centers, and other hands-on materials are also found in this location. as well as a computer with pre-installed educational software for preschool children.
  • The Robinson Room has a small teen area with bean bag chair and white board.
  • Nonfiction and fiction books for juveniles and young adults are in separate locations in the Robinson Room.
  • DVDs and audio books for youth are available in the Main Room of the library.