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We can help you find the perfect book to read, introduce you to our Digital Library of eBooks and eMagazines, eAudiobooks, streaming video, and eLearning resources, and provide equipment you can check out, from laptops to tablets to digitization equipment.

Upcoming Events

Program Room
Sat, May 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, May 28, All day
Library Closed

Meeting Room
Wed, May 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Leslie Goddard portrays beloved author Louisa May Alcott in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Little Women, sharing stories of her poverty-filled childhood and her struggles to succeed.

Meeting Room
Thu, May 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friends Book Sort

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 01, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friends Childrens' Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 02, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends Childrens' Book Sale

Program Room
Sat, Jun 02, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Earn your CPR certification from a Red Cross instructor. Registration required.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Book Sale Cleanup

Mon, Jun 04, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Travel to the tropical island of Youth Services to make a colorful flower or fern leaf lei.

Mon, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Program Room
Mon, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Bring your latest project and connect with knitting-lovers at the Library!

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of games: a variety of tabletop games, plus giant versions of Jenga, Connect 4, and more! Feel free to bring your own favorite game to share, too.

Program Room
Tue, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Earn some volunteer time and let us know what programs you're interested in! All input welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Families of all ages will enjoy this variety show hosted by Chris McBrien, talented magician, musician, puppeteer, and ventriloquist!

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Author Cynthia Clampitt will talk about her memorable experiences from the land Down Under.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Families, get a head start on our Amazing Race! The first three challenges will be revealed as you journey to Europe, Africa, and Australia.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Families, get a head start on our Amazing Race! The first three challenges will be revealed as you journey to Europe, Africa, and Australia.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Slide show tour about the abundant perennial choices we have in Chicago from natives to exotics.

Program Room
Thu, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees. Public welcome to attend. See website 48 hours before the event to review agenda.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
The whole family can compete in this classic game!

Program Room
Sat, Jun 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Sat, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn everything you need to know about Apple Photos, Google Photos, Flickr and more of the top websites that make it easy for you to share all of your favorite photos with friends and family.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:45am
We will read some stories and then explore stations with various bubbly fun activities!

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Introductory overview of Ancestry Library Edition databases, the world largest online history resource to trace your genealogy.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Introductory overview of Ancestry Library Edition databases, the world largest online history resource to trace your genealogy.

Program Room
Tue, Jun 12, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

Wed, Jun 13, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Stop in and create a card for your dad!

Wed, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Stop by the Collaboration Zone on 6/13 or 6/15 from 2-4 for a galactically awesome craft.

Program Room
Wed, Jun 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to make a difference at the library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We’ll snack as we plan programs and decorations.

Conference Room
Wed, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Copies of "Moo", by: Sharon Creech may be obtained from the Check Out Desk. Read the book, then join us for this special "girls only" book discussion.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at All Chocolate Kitchen for a lively book discussion and great company. Copies of each title are set aside at the Information Desk the month before the discussion.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
The Frog Lady will teach us the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians, and kids will get to meet several live animals.

Conference Room
Thu, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Pioneer Woman by Ree Drumond

Fri, Jun 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. In June, we're celebrating Free RPG Day with some RPG starter kits (dice included)!

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friends Book Sort

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Join Mr. Vinny, a former Disney animator and owner of the School of Art Geneva, to learn the basics of drawing and animating your own cartoons.

Fri, Jun 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Stop by the Collaboration Zone on 6/13 or 6/15 from 2-4 for a galactically awesome craft.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 16, 9:00am - 10:30am
Bring Dad to the Library for a donut and juice (or coffee!) and choose one of our specially selected books to read together.

Sat, Jun 16, 9:30am - 10:30am
Stretch your legs on this summertime stroll with the Forest Preserve of Kane County, as we explore the beautiful woodlands and prairie.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 16, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Book Sale Setup

Program Room
Sat, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8

Sun, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 18, All day
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 19, All day
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 20, All day
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale Setup

Program Room
Wed, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Design and paint your own summer vase! Use it to display your treasures all summer long.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 21, 9:00am - 4:50pm
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 21, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends Swedish Days Booksale

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 22, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 23, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends Swedish Days Book Sale

Sat, Jun 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us at the Swedish Vast tent for Paddy Lynn’s interactive story acting, featuring some Swedish tales and favorite stories.

Sat, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us at the Swedish Vast tent for Paddy Lynn’s interactive story acting, featuring some Swedish tales and favorite stories.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Book Sale Cleanup

Program Room
Mon, Jun 25, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Create your own colorful dandelion with paint or ink and make a wish!

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:45am
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and code LEGO WeDO and Mindstorms robots. No experience necessary.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games, like Settlers of Catan or Exploding Kittens. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

Tue, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book "The Doorbell Rang", followed by an activity. Then visit the museum's Go Figure!™ exhibit to explore some popular children's books and math-based activities relating to them.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Artist Dan Laib uses magic, storytelling, and art from around the world to inspire readers and spark the imagination.

Program Room
Wed, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Escape the heat with some quality gaming time. Bring your own board game or try one of ours!

Program Room
Wed, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us to make Library promotional videos for our YouTube channel! You can work on everything from scripting to acting to post-production. Snacks will be served and volunteer hours are available.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join veteran travelogue presenter, Ralph Danielsen, for an incredible slide show journey to Southern Italy.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Thu, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Experiment with coding using Scratch during this open lab time. Visit this website before the program to create a login: https://scratch.mit.edu/.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jun 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
How many rubber bands does it take to explode a watermelon? We are going to find out!

Program Room
Mon, Jul 02, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Bring your latest project!

Tue, Jul 03, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Create a patriotic wand with ribbons and a star that you can wave around during the holiday.

Wed, Jul 04, All day
Library Closed

Meeting Room
Sun, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Come try out a variety of classic games on retro Atari, Nintendo, and Playstation systems. Feel free to invite your parents to play, but be warned—they might school you!

Program Room
Mon, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Drop in to explore various activity stations designed to encourage exploration, learning, and interest in art at just the right level for your preschooler.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Drop in any time during the program and bring the whole family to play classic games on retro Atari, Nintendo, and Playstation systems.

Tue, Jul 10, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Tue, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You'll never get lost once you've made yourself a map box! Join us in the Collaboration Zone on 7/10 and 7/12 from 4-6 to try this fun craft.

Conference Room
Tue, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate summer with some treats and entertainment.

Program Room
Wed, Jul 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to make a difference at the library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We’ll snack as we plan programs and decorations.

Wed, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at All Chocolate Kitchen for a lively book discussion and great company. Copies of each title are set aside at the Information Desk the month before the discussion.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 9:30am - 10:30am
Mark Anderson of Andertoons will show you how to draw 26 adorable cartoon animals using only the alphabet and simple shapes.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mark Anderson of Andertoons will teach participants how to draw expressive cartoon faces, sketch bodies in motion, write jokes for cartoons, and use symbols to express ideas.

Conference Room
Thu, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies available at the Info Desk. Cheers to the Publican by Paul Kahan

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Illustrated lecture commemorating Illinois' bicentennial.

Thu, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You'll never get lost once you've made yourself a map box! Join us in the Collaboration Zone on 7/10 and 7/12 from 4-6 to try this fun craft.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Siri, Alexa and Cortana are the biggest names in tech right now, as virtual personal assistant devices are battling their way into our phones and homes in order to make our lives easier.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Let's go back in time to roar, stomp and play through dinosaur activities and games. Can you dig it?

Program Room
Sat, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8

Sun, Jul 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. In July, we're making Paracord Bracelets.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film is The Gleaners and I (Les Glaneurs et La Glaneuse)

Mon, Jul 16, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, then put on old shoes, dip your toes into the water and enjoy a naturalist-guided exploration of the watery world of creeks. Adults must accompany children in the water.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games, like Settlers of Catan or Exploding Kittens. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
You might kill on the PS4, but can you handle an Atari? Try your hand at some retro games and find out!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Tue, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at The Chilled Palette for an evening of fun while you create your own painting! Beverages will be available for purchase if you wish.
This event is full

Conference Room
Tue, Jul 17, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss The Alchemist by Paul Coelho.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Lisa Zago presents Dinosauria, an educational program about the age of dinosaurs that includes real dinosaur bones and fossils from her recent dinosaur digs.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
We'll show you how to get started with your iPhone device, answer your questions, and give you some new tips and tricks. Feel free to bring your device but it is not required.

Program Room
Wed, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create your very own shimmering night sky art, featuring your favorite constellation.

Thu, Jul 19, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Get creative with cupcake liners and make dinosaurs, dragons, flowers, fish, or whatever you dream up!

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Master storyteller, William Pack, exposes the amazing truth behind the myth of the legendary escape artist, Harry Houdini.

Program Room
Fri, Jul 20, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and break blocks on the Library's very own Minecraft server. All experience levels are welcome.

Fri, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
We're reading the latest and greatest YA titles – for this meeting, we’ll discuss Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody. Register in advance and get a free copy of our next book!

Program Room
Sat, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Weather permitting, we will meet outside, so please bring a picnic blanket and don't forget to wear sunscreen!

Program Room
Tue, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Share the books you love and get some volunteer time in! Stop by to write some short reviews that will be featured on our YA book shelves.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Who can combine the most unlikely ingredients into the most delicious snacks? We’ll judge the appearance, taste, and ingenuity of your creations to select the day’s top dishes.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
This safari adventure combines traditional puppetry, amazing magic, and tons of audience participation.

Program Room
Wed, Jul 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us to make Library promotional videos for our YouTube channel! You can work on everything from scripting to acting to post-production. Snacks will be served and volunteer hours are available.

Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book "Arthur's Pet Business", followed by an activity. Then visit the museum's Go Figure!™ exhibit to explore some popular children's books and math-based activities relating to them.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
We'll show you how to get started with your iPhone device, answer your questions, and give you some new tips and tricks. Feel free to bring your device but it is not required.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Experiment with coding using Scratch during this open lab time. Visit this website before the program to create a login: https://scratch.mit.edu/.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Compete in challenges with the Library's robots: LEGO Mindstorms, LEGO WeDo, Dash, Sphero, and more.

Program Room
Sat, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Registration is required for this small-group storytime, designed for children with varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Sat, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
Bring your own ideas and drop in with the whole family to use our LEGO™ blocks, Brackitz™ Inventor set and KEVA™ planks to build your own creations.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
This interactive family concert features songs with energy and positive messages

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate Harry's birthday with Harry Potter Trivia! Compete in teams of up to six people to prove you're the ultimate Potterhead.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Midwestern troubadour David HB Drake presents Heartland, an Illinois Bicentennial historical program of folk songs, stories, and images that cover the width and breadth of the state of Illinois.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate your success in the Summer Challenge with games, prizes, and an international snack bar featuring eats from around the world.

Thu, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Book Sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Train to be a family of super sleuths and take on a mission to help us foil the plans of the Infamous Lawless Librarian.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Getting ready for middle school? The Library can help! Make a locker craft, meet other incoming 6th graders, eat cupcakes, and talk to experts who can answer all your questions about middle school.

Mon, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Program Room
Mon, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Bring your latest project!

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Calling all fearless and fearful incoming Kindergarteners! Join us as we share stories about going to school and make a craft.

Tue, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You've been taking photos all summer, let's turn them into art! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 8/7 or 8/9 from 4-6 PM to print your cell phone photos and jazz them up.

Wed, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book Goldilocks and the Three Bears, followed by an activity. Visit the museum's Go Figure!™ exhibit to explore popular children's books and math-based activities relating to them.

Program Room
Wed, Aug 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to make a difference at the library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We’ll snack as we plan programs and decorations.

Wed, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at All Chocolate Kitchen for a lively book discussion and great company. Copies of each title are set aside at the Information Desk the month before the discussion.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Starting high school this fall? Come to our open discussion with any questions or concerns you might have, and chat with upperclassmen about their experience.

Conference Room
Thu, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Information desk. IN MY KITCHEN by Deborah Madison

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenter Bill Andrews uses dramatic visuals and engaging demonstrations to educate kids about the science that makes manned spaceflight possible.

Thu, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You've been taking photos all summer, let's turn them into art! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 8/7 or 8/9 from 4-6 PM to print your cell phone photos and jazz them up.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids can sell unwanted toys, books, DVDs—anything but food—at this market run by kids. Items must be $1.00 or less. Each kid registered gets 3 ft. of table. Invite friends & neighbors to come shop!

Sat, Aug 11, 8:30am - 9:30am
Learn how to shop your local farmers market! Janie Maxwell, Executive Director of the Illinois Farmers Market Association, will teach us to navigate the market like a pro.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Elgin Sympony Orchestra's Woodwind Quintet presents Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. Instruments demonstrate sound and range by representing the story characters. Ideal for families with kids K-5th.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how decorate your place—using what you already have!

Wed, Aug 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. New kits debut on the 15th of the month, so grab one before they disappear! In August, we're making Pencil Cases.

Wed, Aug 15, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Get ready for school with a fun back to school craft.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one time only.

Wed, Aug 15, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about one of the largest social media platforms. Topics include understanding the newsfeed and timeline, and how to post, share and privatize your own content.

Thu, Aug 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Siblings welcome!

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Share the history and life stories of Chicago's SS Eastland passenger ship that rolled into the Chicago River on July 24, 1915 with over 2,500 passengers and crew members on board.

Program Room
Fri, Aug 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8

Meeting Room
Sun, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film is Valentin.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games, like Settlers of Catan or Exploding Kittens. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn basic yoga techniques for all levels. Please bring a mat or towel.

Conference Room
Tue, Aug 21, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith.

Program Room
Wed, Aug 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of cross stitching, and have a sassy frame to hang when you're finished!

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn about one of the largest social media platforms. Topics include understanding the newsfeed and timeline, and how to post, share, and privatize your own content.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Experiment with coding using Scratch during this open lab time. Visit this website before the program to create a login: https://scratch.mit.edu/.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 23, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for stories and yoga poses. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel if you'd like.