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Game Time: Scrabble Day!

2023-01-18 13:30:00 2023-01-18 14:30:00 America/Chicago Game Time: Scrabble Day! Drop in for Scrabble and fun! It's game time! Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room

Wednesday, January 18
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-18 13:30:00 2023-01-18 14:30:00 America/Chicago Game Time: Scrabble Day! Drop in for Scrabble and fun! It's game time! Geneva Public Library District - Meeting Room

Drop in for Scrabble and fun! It's game time!

Do you love to play Scrabble? Drop in for Scrabble and fun! It's game time!

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs |

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Geneva Public Library District

Phone: 630 232-0780

Hours
Mon, Nov 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
(Thanksgiving Eve)
Thu, Nov 24 Closed
(Thanksgiving)
Fri, Nov 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 26 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 27 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Sat, Nov 26, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Bring your family building skills to Kids Landing during our Saturday Stay and Play!

Sat, Nov 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Combined Study Rooms 4 & 5
Participating in National Novel Writing Month? Join us at the library to boost your word count!

Mon, Nov 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Discovery Spot
Try some fun (but messy) art! Open-ended activities will inspire creativity and sensory exploration.

Mon, Nov 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
This educational program will help you recognize common signs of Alzheimer's disease in yourself and others and explore how to move forward. 

Mon, Nov 28, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Dogs ARE wonderful listeners! Books and new words become something exciting to share when you read to a pet.

Mon, Nov 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discovery Spot
Join our Circle of Friends program for a school-age, interactive, sensory storytime that fosters an environment of movement, singing, and flexibility.

Tue, Nov 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Ms. Lynne as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to Storytime.

Tue, Nov 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
We'll make dinosaur eggs out of simple ingredients!

Tue, Nov 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy a lovely afternoon creating tasty artistic holiday-themed masterpieces.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 29, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Spot
Set them up and knock them down! You will be able to create your own unique domino rally using ramps, balls, blocks and more.

Tue, Nov 29, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Combined Study Rooms 4 & 5
Join us each month as we listen to a different podcast and discuss our thoughts.

Rescheduled
Tue, Nov 29, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
New date Tuesday, November 29, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us each month as we listen to a different podcast and discuss our thoughts.

Tue, Nov 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Training Lab
Join us as we combine computer design and fabric arts to create beautiful felt ornaments.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 29, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Discovery Spot
Families, wear your PJs, grab a blanket and join Miss Ginny and PJ Bear for bedtime stories, rhymes, and lullabies!

Wed, Nov 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DIY Workshop
Create this cute ornament using paper drinking straws and a jar lid, perfect for your holiday tree!
This event is full

Wed, Nov 30, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Corner
Have some fun with fellow LEGO builders! Use LEGO bricks to build your own unique design.

Wed, Nov 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Books & Beyond Book Club invites adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities, of all reading abilities, to join in a fun literary experience 

Wed, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn insider information on scholarships, grants, and loans to help make your college planning both successful and affordable.Register

Thu, Dec 01, All day
Stay and Make! Drop into our DIY Workshop during the month of December to make an origami Santa. While supplies last.

Thu, Dec 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Ginny as we giggle and wiggle with stories, props, and music, and develop a love of reading.

Thu, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room
Get into the holiday spirit and join us to watch and discuss The Changing World of Charles Dickens.

Thu, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Discovery Spot
Miss Ginny will share a fun story before we explore some hands-on activities together.

Thu, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Combined Study Rooms 4 & 5
Let's transform scrap paper into paper flowers!

Thu, Dec 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DIY Workshop
Learn some macramé basics and make a key chain you can gift to someone special!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 01, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Corner
Decorate a piece of our winter village mural to help brighten the Library.

Thu, Dec 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Conference Room
Want to make a difference at the Library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it!

Thu, Dec 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Training Lab
Need a last-minute gift? GPLD has you covered. This program will show you how to find free 3D models that you can have printed here at the library.

Thu, Dec 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Combined Study Rooms 4 & 5
Hail and well met! Join us for 2 hours of Dungeons & Dragons at the library.

Fri, Dec 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Join Miss Sarah as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Fri, Dec 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Training Lab
Join us as we combine computer design and fabric arts to create beautiful felt ornaments.

Fri, Dec 02, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Find bargains galore! Thousands of gently-used books will be available for purchase at the sale.

Fri, Dec 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Stories, songs, and more for children who are able to listen and participate without assistance from a parent or caregiver.

Fri, Dec 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DIY Workshop
Embellish a plain flour sack towel using specialty paints and stamps to create a gift that is not only fun, but incredibly easy!
This event is full

Fri, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Discovery Corner,Discovery Spot
Get ready to glow with making a wand and face paint!

Sat, Dec 03, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Bring your family building skills to Kids Landing during our Saturday Stay and Play!

Sat, Dec 03, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Find bargains galore! Thousands of gently-used books will be available for purchase at the sale.

Sun, Dec 04, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Find bargains galore! Thousands of gently-used books will be available for purchase at the sale.

Mon, Dec 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Join Miss Sarah as we wiggle and giggle with stories, props, and music.

Mon, Dec 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Training Lab
Come learn how to create and transfer a design onto a tote bag or apron. Make a customize and unique gift for anyone on your list.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 05, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Discovery Spot
Join us in person for books, activities, games, and FUN! This program is for GPLD cardholders in grades Kindergarten and 1st.

Mon, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Studio
Learn what our Studio has to offer when it comes to filming.

Tue, Dec 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Ms. Lynne as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to Storytime.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Make snowpeople out of cups and knock 'em down!

Tue, Dec 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Join staff from the Northwestern Medicine for a one-hour live, virtual demonstration on how to create decadent, heart healthy holiday recipes!

Tue, Dec 06, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Training Lab
Did you know computers operate using their own code? Learn how to create simple coding sentences using a fun, game-based computer program.

Tue, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
DIY Workshop
Use our new 3D Doodler pens to bring your creations to life! Make unique a gift for someone on your list.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Discovery Spot
Families, wear your PJs, grab a blanket and join Miss Ginny and PJ Bear for bedtime stories, rhymes, and lullabies!

Wed, Dec 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Come on down to the library and experience the magic of our green screen in real time.

Wed, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
The fascinating real-life story of The Night Before Christmas as told by Martina Mathisen, including stories of our American Christmas Traditions.

Wed, Dec 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Decorate a beautiful salt dough ornament you can give as a gift or use to embellish a package.

Wed, Dec 07, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Dogs ARE wonderful listeners! Books and new words become something exciting to share when you read to a pet.

Wed, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
DIY Workshop
Let's create a tree decoration that looks like it's made of an old tin ceiling tile!
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Ginny as we giggle and wiggle with stories, props, and music, and develop a love of reading.

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a delightful discussion about books. Each month we explore a new topic. No reading required to attend discussion.

Thu, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Rainbow art by scratching!

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room
We love cookbooks! A gradual change to a vegetarian diet can reap more benefits than you may realize. Give it a try and come share your reviews! .

Thu, Dec 08, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Corner
Using wire and yarn, create a personalized ornament or room decoration.

Thu, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Training Lab
Need a last-minute gift? GPLD has you covered. This program will show you how to find free 3D models that you can have printed here at the library.

Thu, Dec 08, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room
Chef Brandy Fernow leads this hands-on class where you'll get party-ready by making a charcuterie board, holiday sweets, and a sparkling mocktail.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
DIY Workshop
Join us at the library for a bookish craft!

Fri, Dec 09, 9:30am - 10:15am
Discovery Spot
Bring your own baby for a book club/playtime mashup. We'll share some rhymes with the babies and talk like grown-ups about your favorite titles.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:45am
Training Lab
Gain a basic understanding of the settings you can customize on your iPhone or iPad.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Join Miss Sarah as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room,Kitchen
Personal chef & cooking enthusiast Chef Rudy Galindo will demonstrate Italian Holiday recipes. Chef will make three recipes and provide samples!

Mon, Dec 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
DIY Workshop
Light-up someone’s life with a fun holiday card. Using special conductive ink pens and LEDS your card will leave them glowing!
This event is full

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Try some fun (but messy) art! Open-ended activities will inspire creativity and sensory exploration.

Mon, Dec 12, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy for books, activities, games, and FUN! This program is for GPLD cardholders in grades 2nd and 3rd.

Mon, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Training Lab
Learn the basics of designing a 3D print, and bring home your 3D printed snowman (or person, or dog) to decorate for the season.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
DIY Workshop
Create beautiful wrapping paper and gift tags for the reader in your life with recycled book pages!

Tue, Dec 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Ms. Lynne as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to Storytime.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Connect foam packing peanuts and toothpicks to make creative structures!

Tue, Dec 13, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Celebrate the season with us and watch Christmas in Connecticut, an amusing screwball comedy from 1945. 1 hr 41 m.

Tue, Dec 13, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Spot
Twist Away! Learn the art of balloon twisting, and create your own balloon animals.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Training Lab
Weather permitting, we're going skygazing! Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Conference Room,Teen Take Over,Study Room 4,Study Room 5
New and experienced players, join us and the Gaming Goat for some D&D! Bring your character (we'll help you make one if needed) and come play.

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

Tue, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Discovery Spot
Families, wear your PJs, grab a blanket and join Miss Ginny and PJ Bear for bedtime stories, rhymes, and lullabies!

Tue, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Shauna Sever, cookbook author, TV and radio contributor, and daughter of the great Midwest, for this special holiday season event.Register

Wed, Dec 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DIY Workshop
The Froebel star is a classic Scandinavian Christmas decoration made of paper strips. Make two - one for yourself and one for a friend.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 14, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Spot
Are you an expert Speedcuber? Do you want to race other kids in this challenging game? Then join us at this drop in session!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Conference Room
Books & Beyond Book Club invites adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities, of all reading abilities, to join in a fun literary experience 

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Hans Christian Andersen shares his delightful Christmas stories in this dramatic portrayal by Terry Lynch.

Thu, Dec 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Kids Landing as we giggle and wiggle with stories, props, and music, and develop a love of reading.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room
Join us to discuss "Marley" by Jon Clinch

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
What shapes and creativity can we produce using Blue Blocks? So much fun to be had as these are for all ages.

Thu, Dec 15, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Spot
Whip up a batch of candy cane slime and try making stripey water. While supplies last.

Thu, Dec 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Training Lab
Come learn how to create and transfer a design onto a tote bag or apron. Make a customize and unique gift for anyone on your list.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Conference Room
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at gpld.org.

Thu, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
The 20s & 30s is a perfect time to start up new activities and also try new books! Come join us at the new 20s & 30s book club at Geneva Library!

Fri, Dec 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Join Miss Sarah as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Stories, songs, and more for children who are able to listen and participate without assistance from a parent or caregiver.

Fri, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
DIY Workshop
Come paint with us in the DIY Workshop. Create a unique gift for someone on your list.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 17, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Bring your family building skills to Kids Landing during our Saturday Stay and Play!

Sun, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Appreciate the art of cinema? This month's selection is The 100-Year-Old Man: Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Sweden). 1hr 54m. 2013.

Mon, Dec 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Join Miss Sarah as we wiggle and giggle with stories, props, and music.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Training Lab
Learn how to get the most out of your phone or tablet camera with some basic tips.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Discovery Spot
If you enjoy graphic novels, join Miss Sandy for fun activities and games while discussing a new book every month.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Training Lab
If you want to learn how to edit sound recordings, come and learn Audacity, a free software program that makes editing sound easy.

Mon, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Hello board game fans! Join us for a night of tabletop games. Bring your own or enjoy one from our collection!

Tue, Dec 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Ms. Lynne as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to Storytime.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
You'll be smitten making these mittens!

Tue, Dec 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
Come and explore the music for "the most wonderful time of the year" with Barbara Barrett.

Tue, Dec 20, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Corner
Have some fun with fellow LEGO builders! Use LEGO bricks to build your own unique design.

Tue, Dec 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
DIY Workshop
Come paint with us in the DIY Workshop. Create a unique gift for someone on your list.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Tuesday, December 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New and experienced players, join us and the Gaming Goat for some D&D! Bring your character (we'll help you make one if needed) and come play.

Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Discovery Spot
Families, wear your PJs, grab a blanket and join Miss Ginny and PJ Bear for bedtime stories, rhymes, and lullabies!

Wed, Dec 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Training Lab
Do you have home videos that you are interested in editing or improving? Come learn how to use DaVinci Resolve, a free video editing software.

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Miss Sandy as we share stories, songs, and so much more! All ages are welcome! Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Wed, Dec 21, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Dogs ARE wonderful listeners! Books and new words become something exciting to share when you read to a pet.

Wed, Dec 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
DIY Workshop
The Froebel star is a classic Scandinavian Christmas decoration made of paper strips. Make two - one for yourself and one for a friend.

Thu, Dec 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
Join Kids Landing as we giggle and wiggle with stories, props, and music, and develop a love of reading.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Come on down to the library and experience the magic of our green screen in real time.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
A craft we can warm up to.

Thu, Dec 22, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Discovery Spot
Drop in and decorate a gift bag for your last minute gifts!

Fri, Dec 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Discovery Spot
DROP-IN - Join Miss Sarah as we share stories, songs, and more! A limited number of nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Fri, Dec 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Discovery Spot
Unlock someone's heart by making a personal keychain as a gift! 

Mon, Dec 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discovery Spot
Join our Circle of Friends program for a school-age, interactive, sensory storytime that fosters an environment of movement, singing, and flexibility.