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Upcoming Events

Canceled
Sat, Aug 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Start your school year off right with maximum organization. Learn what a bullet journal is and how it can help you keep track of your life.

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
Registration is now closed

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, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn basic yoga techniques for all levels. Please bring a mat or towel.

Rescheduled
Tue, Aug 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Tuesday, August 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 25, 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.

Rescheduled
Sat, Aug 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Saturday, August 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Start your school year off right with maximum organization. Learn what a bullet journal is and how it can help you keep track of your life.

Program Room
Mon, Aug 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Our Volunteen Fall Session begins on Tuesday, September 4 and will run until Friday, November 30. Come to one of our orientations to learn everything you need to know before you start!

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for this open-ended playtime geared toward exploration and socialization. Activity stations help boost your child’s reading readiness skills. Younger siblings are welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This class is designed to help you navigate, customize, and care for your device. You will learn how to change settings, organize, download apps, and more.

Program Room
Thu, Aug 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Is there a particular way the library has been helpful to you? Earn a GIVE hour by helping us make the definitive teen guide to the library.

Program Room
Sun, Sep 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Into anime, manga and comics? Need a fandom fix? We'll discuss our favorite series, watch clips, make a cosplay craft and enjoy some oishii okashi (delicious snacks) from Japan!

Mon, Sep 03, All day
Library Closed

Program Room
Tue, Sep 04, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project!

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League! Rebecca Tulloch will share the story of the real life Peaches.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tom Jaworski from Quest College Consulting shows us the most effective way to complete a college application, maximizing impact and letting you stand out.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wondering whether or not you should refinance your student loans? Find out the pros and cons from Andrea Janick of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Meeting Room
Sat, Sep 08, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will proctor our practice SAT exam just like the real thing. Come prepared with pencils, a calculator and a snack.

Program Room
Sat, Sep 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Sep 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

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

Mon, Sep 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop into the Collaboration Zone to make a lavender sachet to add a delicate scent to your closet. Sewing beginners are welcome!

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Berenice Martinez, of the Attorney General's Office, will help ensure that consumers have the knowledge and tools to better protect themselves from deceptive business practices and con artists.

Conference Room
Tue, Sep 11, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Orientation Barn
Wed, Sep 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Program Room
Wed, Sep 12, 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.

Program Room
Wed, Sep 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a seasonal votive candle holder using a small glass jar and decorative accents.

Wed, Sep 12, 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, Sep 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
We'll cover all the steps you need to create an Instagram account and become an active user.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Conference Room
Thu, Sep 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. The half baked harvest cookbook/ Tieghan Gerard

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
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 date only.
This event is full

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
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 date only.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission joins us to take the mystery out of financial aid, help you find scholarship resources, and go over your best financing options.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 14, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Sat, Sep 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!

Meeting Room
Sat, Sep 15, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will proctor our practice ACT exam just like the real thing. Come prepared with pencils, a calculator and a snack.

Meeting Room
Sun, Sep 16, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Appreciate the art of cinema? Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is Moolaadé (Senegal).

Program Room
Mon, Sep 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

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

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 17, 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.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Sep 18, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop into the Collaboration Zone to make a lavender sachet to add a delicate scent to your closet. Sewing beginners are welcome!

Tue, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in at the Collaboration Zone on 9/18 or 9/20 any time from 4-6 PM to make a funky pixel art keychain!

Program Room
Tue, Sep 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Sep 18, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 90 minutes of out of this world fun including games, crafts, snacks, and experiments.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for a fun afternoon of science experiments inspired by the Harry Potter series.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
These six fascinating women led equally fascinating lives, apart from the manner in which they each ended. Martina Mathisen artfully interweaves their tales of power, personality, and politics.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
We'll cover all the steps you need to create an Instagram account and become an active user.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Civics is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. However, can civics be civil, or dare we say it, FUN? Terry Lynch will explain what it meant, and still means to be an American citizen.

Thu, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in at the Collaboration Zone on 9/18 or 9/20 any time from 4-6 PM to make a funky pixel art keychain!

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Copies of the book to be discussed may be obtained from the Check Out Desk. Read the book, then join us for this special "girls only" book discussion.

Thu, Sep 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at the School of Art in Geneva to learn the art of Hand Lettering!

Program Room
Fri, Sep 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss As Good As Gone by Larry Watson.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 21, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Trace writing and drawings in the air that show up as glowing lines in photos. Try out glow sticks, holiday lights and more!

Program Room
Sat, Sep 22, 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
Sat, Sep 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Whether you're old enough to vote or looking for ways to get involved, stop by to explore opportunities for civic engagement. The League of Women Voters will be registering eligible new voters!

Program Room
Sun, Sep 23, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
This small-group is designed for children with sensory processing issues and varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Sep 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about the Cloud and how to use Google Drive to store files and information.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore different types of writing independently during this open lab time. Bring your own ideas or use our story starters to get the creativity flowing.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Program Room
Wed, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the process of impressionist art through the works of Monet while creating a piece in his unique style.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 26, 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.

Program Room
Wed, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a beautiful pumpkin piece of art that's fun enough to display year-round!

Program Room
Thu, Sep 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 27, 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, Sep 27, 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, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 28, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Sat, Sep 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 01, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project!

Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

6N921 IL Rt 25, St. Charles
Wed, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Discover the amazing world of spiders! After spider stories and rhymes in the lodge, we’ll head outside to find eight-legged creatures in their natural habitats. Each person attending must register.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, John Nygro will talk about Young Frankenstein, an affectionate 1974 parody by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks of the classic 1931 film.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate October 3rd with Mean Girls trivia night at Aurelio’s. Order dinner if you wish. Compete in teams of up to six people for ultimate bragging rights.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
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 date only.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whether you're a pressure cooking pro or just considering getting started, this is the class for you! Stove top and electric models will be covered. Recipes, tips, and tasty bites will be provided.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Work together on writing, filming, and editing a short horror film set in the Library using a green screen and iMovie. Snacks will be served.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 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.

Mon, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a Fall washi tape jar.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and code LEGO WeDO and Mindstorms robots. No experience necessary.

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Conference Room
Tue, Oct 09, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Orientation Barn
Wed, Oct 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

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

Wed, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come learn what everyone is talking about. This class will cover the parts of Snapchat, how to sign up for a Snapchat account, how to create and send a snap, and how to save snaps to your story.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a unique and whimsical pumpkin made from mason canning jar lids and washi tape.

Conference Room
Thu, Oct 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Plenty/ Yotam Ottolenghi

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the art of oral storytelling by the "fire". We'll take an existing story and use our imaginations, body movements, and expressive tones of voice to retell it in our own way.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Fri, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Get the newest YA titles at book club! Everyone who registers will get a free copy of our next book. Today we're discussing Notes From My Captivity by Kathy Parks.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Oct 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!

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Through play and storytime, Michelle Clark with TriCity Family Services will provide adults and their preschool children with tips to reduce sibling rivalry and encourage cooperation and sharing.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a Fall washi tape jar.

Tue, Oct 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Conference Room
Tue, Oct 16, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Drop in to explore various activity stations designed to encourage exploration, learning, and interest in math at just the right level for your preschooler.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This lecture by College of DuPage History Professor Dr. Ben Whisenhunt examines Putin’s background, style of rule, and overall relationship with the United States.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come learn what everyone is talking about. This class will cover the parts of Snapchat, how to sign up for a Snapchat account, how to create and send a snap, and how to save snaps to your story.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In this program created especially for Illinois' Bicentennial, Mr. Lincoln, portrayed by Kevin Wood, shares how both he and Illinois were transformed during his years in Illinois.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the art of oral storytelling by the "fire". We'll take an existing story and use our imaginations, body movements, and expressive tones of voice to retell it in our own way.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring your FAFSA and all your questions - Andrea Janick and ISAC are here to help get your forms filled out and filed as soon as possible. Bring your own laptop or use one provided by the library.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 19, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Fri, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zombie tag in the Library? An extreme scavenger hunt in the stacks? That can’t be allowed…but we’re going to try it anyway! We won’t tell if you don’t.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 20, 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, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Appreciate the art of cinema? Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is The Postman (Italy).

Program Room
Sun, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
This small-group is designed for children with sensory processing issues and varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
David Wylly of Medicare Solutions Network will discuss what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
How do we plan for psychological or spiritual issues in our retirement lives? Caryl Pripusich, LCSW will help us identify what’s important to us in our 6th, 7th, and 8th decades of life.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Bring your own baby for a book discussion/playtime mash up. We'll share a book and rhymes with the babies and take time to talk like grown-ups about your favorite titles. 

Wed, Oct 24, 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.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Why wait for winter? Decorate your very own edible haunted gingerbread house!

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
You've filled out your FAFSA, and now it's time to consider: what college is best for you? My College Planning Team guides you through narrowing down your search.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Bring your stuffed animal to a storytime then leave them at the Library for a spooktacular sleepover! Costumes optional. Pick up your stuffed friend on Friday, October 26 after 10a.m.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 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.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to create, edit, manage, and share documents using this free web-based software. Discover how Google Docs allows users to create and edit documents in real-time while collaborating with others.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Get a little spooky and drop by the Collaboration Zone on 10/30 or 11/1 between 4-6 PM to make a haunted house candle jar!

Program Room
Tue, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Thu, Nov 01, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
We will get together to read DÍa de los Muertos by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, explore the rich culture of Mexico and learn more about its Day of the Dead celebration.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
We will get together to discuss Raina Telgemeier's graphic novel Ghosts, explore the rich culture of Mexico and learn more about its Day of the Dead celebration.

Thu, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Get a little spooky and drop by the Collaboration Zone on 10/30 or 11/1 between 4-6 PM to make a haunted house candle jar!

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
50 years ago The Beatles released The White Album. Gregory Alexander will share facts about the writing and recording of the double album, complete with audio and video examples!

Program Room
Fri, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Sat, Nov 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
To celebrate International Games Week, join us to play classic games on Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and Playstation systems, plus a variety of computer and board games from past and present.

Meeting Room
Sun, Nov 04, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Join us for stories, s’mores, fort-building, and reading time. Bring your own fort-building materials (sheets, blankets) and flashlights. Participants must arrive before the Library closes at 5 p.m.

Program Room
Mon, Nov 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Mon, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make your own miniature ugly sweater ornament!

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Program Room
Mon, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project!

Program Room
Tue, Nov 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Rochelle Pennington will tell the ship's story from its launch to its final radio broadcasts, and from the Fitz's discovery on Superior's bottom to the raising of artifacts from its watery grave.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
To commemorate the bicentennial of Mary Todd Lincoln's birth, join storyteller Lynn Rymarz in this dramatic portrayal as she follows Mary's journey from Springfield, IL to Washington, D.C.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 07, 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.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Conference Room
Thu, Nov 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Jamie's Food Revolution/Jamie Oliver

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
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 date only.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Use your creativity and engineering skills to build a cardboard ping-pong maze.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
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 date only.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
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 date only.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Stephanie Kennedy from My College Planning Team will show us the tricks to writing an irresistible college admissions essay.

Program Room
Fri, Nov 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Use apps to create a song, then film a music video for it in front of our green screen.

Meeting Room
Sat, Nov 10, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends of the Library Children's Book Sale

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

Program Room
Sat, Nov 10, 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

Program Room
Mon, Nov 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Mon, Nov 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Nov 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make your own miniature ugly sweater ornament!

Conference Room
Tue, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Orientation Barn
Wed, Nov 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Wed, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
There are currently five U.S. spacecraft either on or orbiting Mars right now. This presentation by MIchelle Nichols will cover the past, present, and future of Martian exploration.

Thu, Nov 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!

Program Room
Thu, Nov 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 15, 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.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 15, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Robert Mueller takes us on a virtual trip across the battlefields of Northern France to describe the events, people, and places of America's contribution to the defeat of the German Kaiser.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Towers, swings, and roller coasters, oh my! Roll up your sleeves and join us to build your own dream library.

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 15, 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.

Program Room
Fri, Nov 16, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.