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Upcoming Events

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 19, 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
Mon, Nov 19, 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
Mon, Nov 19, 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
Mon, Nov 19, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and break blocks on the Library's very own Minecraft server. All experience levels are welcome.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 19, 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, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
American Eagle Productions returns with a musical theater adaptation of the Roald Dahl book. Tickets available Nov. 6 for GPLD cardholders, Nov. 13 for those without a card.

Meeting Room
Tue, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Make cute and delicious marshmallow creations, using both our recipes and your imagination! Vegan and kosher marshmallows will be available.

Conference Room
Tue, Nov 20, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Wed, Nov 21, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Closed

Thu, Nov 22, All day
Library Closed

Program Room
Sun, Nov 25, 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.

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
You can’t read the news without seeing the hype about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Is this the first wave of the cashless future or just another overhyped technology?

Meeting Room
Tue, Nov 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to recycle an old book into a creative work of art. Patterns for all levels of experience and other materials will be supplied.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 28, 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.
This event is full

Program Room
Wed, Nov 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Make your own holiday cards, and give every gift a personal touch!
This event is full

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

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Sat, Dec 01, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Sun, Dec 02, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale Setup

Sun, Dec 02, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Book sale clean out. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 03, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale Setup

Program Room
Mon, Dec 03, 9:30am - 10:15am
Drop-in to celebrate your little one by making an ornament to cherish year after year.

Mon, Dec 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone to create a Swedish Advent star using recycled book pages.

Program Room
Mon, Dec 03, 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, Dec 04, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale Setup

Meeting Room
Wed, Dec 05, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 06, 9:00am - 4:55pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale Setup

Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 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, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale

Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Help Buddy the Elf save Christmas by escaping Santa's workshop! Work together in groups of six to solve the puzzles and escape the room.

Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Help Buddy the Elf save Christmas by escaping Santa's workshop! Work together in groups of six to solve the puzzles and escape the room.

Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Help Buddy the Elf save Christmas by escaping Santa's workshop! Work together in groups of six to solve the puzzles and escape the room!
This event is full

Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Help Buddy the Elf save Christmas by escaping Santa's workshop! Work together in groups of six to solve the puzzles and escape the room!

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 07, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale

Program Room
Fri, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Sat, Dec 08, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends Christmas Walk Book Sale

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

Meeting Room
Sat, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Book Sale Cleanup

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

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Worried about the types of information that’s being collected by internet companies and advertisers as you surf the net? We’ll tell you what you need to know to keep yourself hidden!

Tue, Dec 11, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone to create a Swedish Advent star using recycled book pages.

Meeting Room
Tue, Dec 11, 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.

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

Program Room
Tue, Dec 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

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

Wed, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Make the perfect holiday card with a buffet of options! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 12/12 or 12/18 from 4-6 PM, and learn to make a pop-up card.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 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, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Using a re-purposed salt shaker and other craft items, you'll have lots of holiday fun creating your very own little festive snowman!

Wed, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us 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, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Take a break from your holiday preparations and join us to enjoy this video recap of some of the best holiday-themed cinematic gifts presented by Bob Burton.

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 13, 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.

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand file explorer and more.

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Rescheduled
Fri, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Friday, December 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Get into the spirit of the holidays with crafts, a singalong, refreshments - and a visit from Santa!

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Get into the spirit of the holidays with crafts, a singalong, refreshments - and a visit from Santa!

Sat, Dec 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 December, we're making candy cane scarves.

Program Room
Sat, Dec 15, 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
This event is full

Meeting Room
Sat, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The best gifts are the ones you make yourself! Stop by our workshop for the perfect last minute holiday gift.

Program Room
Sun, Dec 16, 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.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for a reading of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, make a Grinch themed craft and participate in other games and activities.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

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

Tue, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Make the perfect holiday card with a buffet of options! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 12/12 or 12/18 from 4-6 PM, and learn to make a pop-up card.

Conference Room
Tue, Dec 18, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Birth-24 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 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
Wed, Dec 19, 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.
This event is full

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 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
Wed, Dec 19, 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.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Old English Father Christmas, portrayed by Terry Lynch, tells the stories of St. Nicholas, the protector of children throughout the ages. Families are welcome!

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand file explorer and more.

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Program Room
Sat, Dec 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Dec 24, All day
Library Closed

Tue, Dec 25, All day
Library Closed

Program Room
Thu, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bring your imagination to the library! We will provide a vast array of craft supplies, you decide which to use and what to create! All ages are welcome with caregiver assistance for younger children.

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
New date Thursday, December 20, 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
Thu, Dec 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Foy Scalf, Head of Research Archives at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, for this fascinating lecture about Ancient Egypt's renowned magical and medical lore.

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 28, 10:00am - 10:45am
Do you have trouble getting your child to try new foods? Join local author and family health coach Michelle Mansfield for a reading of her book I Tried it! followed by a fun fruit tasting activity.

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
A ghostly librarian thinks the Library should be only for studying, not puzzles, games, or snacks. You'd better not come to this program--it could make her angry, and she might not let you leave!

Program Room
Mon, Dec 31, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sing in the new year with some of your favorite songs! An adult must accompany children during this drop-in program.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 31, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Celebrate the end of 2018 with a family concert featuring Laura Doherty, followed by a countdown to Noon! Free tickets are available to GPLD cardholders beginning 12/17; 12/23 for non-cardholders.

Mon, Dec 31, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Closing at 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Discover the history of the Orphan Trains, presented by Becky Higgins, a descendant of Orphan Train Rider William Sidney Emay.

Thu, Jan 03, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Put your imagination to work with various building materials and activities in the Youth Services department.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join local author and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld for a reading of Good Night, Good Night Construction site and other construction related activities.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 03, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Children's book author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld will show you how to start with a small idea, add some imagination, and build a big story in this bookmaking workshop.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Chef Cherise will reveal her secrets for making scones, muffins, sweet rolls, and pies - days and even weeks ahead of time. Recipes and tasty bites will be included.

Fri, Jan 04, 9:00am - 5:45pm
Let's get puzzled! Join us for puzzles of every kind. Crosswords! Sudoku! Brain Teasers! Puzzle Games! And, of course, a community jigsaw puzzle (or two)!

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Channel your inner inventor to protect a poor helpless water balloon from going SPLAT. What kind of safety equipment can you create? The balloons need you!

Program Room
Sat, Jan 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 06, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Book sale clean out. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 07, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Book sale clean out. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Jan 07, 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!

Tue, Jan 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Our Volunteen Winter Session begins on Monday, January 14 and will run until Friday, April 12. Come to our orientation to learn everything you need to know before you start!

Conference Room
Tue, Jan 08, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Orientation Barn
Wed, Jan 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Using puffy paint and a pillar candle, create your own decorative candle in a mandala-inspired design.

Wed, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us 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, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Conference Room
Thu, Jan 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Food 52 cookbook/Amanda Hessler

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Middle schoolers & parents, join Michelle Clark, TriCity Family Services’ Dir. of Emotional Wellness Programs, to learn 6 techniques for stress management & practice healthy coping skills for worries.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Program Room
Fri, Jan 11, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jan 12, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Practice makes perfect! Take a practice SAT exam to get prepped for the real thing. Please bring your own pencils, calculator and snack.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 12, 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
Sun, Jan 13, 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, Jan 14, 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.

Mon, Jan 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a decorative key chain using fabric scraps and embellishments.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about the basics of using LinkedIn. Topics include exploring the profile, connections, endorsements, and more. Learn how to help raise your visibility to potential employers and/or job seekers.

Tue, Jan 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 January, we're making Confetti Candle Jars.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 10:00am - 10:20am
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 10:20am - 10:40am
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 10:40am - 11:00am
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 11:00am - 11:20am
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 11:20am - 11:40am
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 15, 11:40am - 12:00pm
Make an appointment for a free one-on-one consultation with a CUB expert who will give tips on how to cut your gas, electric, and phone bills.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 15, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Jan 15, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Birth-24 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 16, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meet Daruma, a wish-granting, good luck toy from Japan! Join us to explore Japanese culture and decorate your own Daruma to take home.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 16, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Meet Daruma, a wish-granting, good luck toy from Japan! Join us to explore Japanese culture and decorate your own Daruma to take home.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Chicago's first certified KonMari Tidying Consultant Kristyn Ivey will share home organization tips that focus on what you keep (does it spark joy?), rather than what or how much you discard.

Thu, Jan 17, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us for stories and rhymes followed by a naturalist-led hike to learn why animals migrate, hibernate or stay active throughout the year. Please dress for the weather.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore the turquoise waters, volcanic peaks, and peaceful lagoons of the South Pacific with seasoned travelers Barbara Sugden and Ron Vargason.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
We can help you evaluate and decipher your financial aid award packages! You will be able to compare financial aid award letters while our ISAC partners provide one-on-one support.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Invite your favorite adult to come as we discuss and do activities based on the classic book "Holes" by Louis Sachar! Copies of the book will be available mid-December at the Information Desk.

Program Room
Fri, Jan 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 18, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Back by popular demand, it's the ultimate cupcake-decorating showdown!

Meeting Room
Sat, Jan 19, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Practice makes perfect! Take a practice ACT exam to get prepped for the real thing. Please bring your own pencils, calculator and snack.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 20, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Join us to watch & discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is Spirited Away (Japan).

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 21, 9:30am - 10:30am
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, Jan 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Jan 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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, Jan 21, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and code LEGO WeDO and Mindstorms robots. No experience necessary.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Jan 22, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a decorative key chain using fabric scraps and embellishments.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Bring your own baby for a book discussion/playtime mash up. We'll share a book and some rhymes with the babies and take time to talk like grown-ups about your favorite titles. 

Wed, Jan 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Create a film for the Library's first ever T^2 Film Festival! Snacks will be served and filming materials can be provided.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Chiropractor Dr. Matthew Hart will explore the topic of 'text neck' and how it can impact kids, young adults, and adults.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 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
Thu, Jan 24, 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, Jan 24, 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.

Fri, Jan 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
We're reading the latest and greatest YA titles – for this meeting, we’ll discuss Broken Things by Lauren Oliver. Register in advance and get a free copy of our next book!

Program Room
Mon, Jan 28, 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
Tue, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Email is the most cost-effective, targeted, trackable, and efficient way to build and maintain relationships in small businesses. This workshop will be led by SCORE Volunteer Norbert Barszczewski.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 30, 10:00am - 10:45am
Drop in to explore various themed activity stations designed to encourage playful exploration, learning, and interest in technology and engineering at just the right level for your preschooler.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 30, 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
Wed, Jan 30, 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
Wed, Jan 30, 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
Wed, Jan 30, 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.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Use crayons in a whole new way! Melt crayons on your canvas to make a rainbow-colored design unique to you.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

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

Program Room
Sat, Feb 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes and more.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 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!

Program Room
Tue, Feb 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
From Chicago's first settler to the nation's Chief Executive, the African American presence is deep, rich, and proud. Clarence Goodman will share how that presence is all around Chicago.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Thinking about buying your first home? Join Phil Bukowski, a local mortgage broker, to learn about the home buying process from start to finish.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
We will read the book Claymates by Dev Petty and learn how to make our own special clay figures.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
We will explore the book Claymates by Dev Petty and learn how to create our own clay figures.

Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Project B3, a nonprofit organization, will educate parents on how to keep their families safe from digital threats, by walking them through the top apps kids are using and how to prevent misuse.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 09, 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, Feb 10, 5:30pm - 5:40pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Sun, Feb 10, 5:40pm - 5:50pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 10, 5:50pm - 6:00pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 6:10pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Sun, Feb 10, 6:10pm - 6:20pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Meeting Room
Sun, Feb 10, 6:20pm - 6:30pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Program Room
Mon, Feb 11, 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.

Mon, Feb 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone to create some flowers using recycled book pages.

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for this informative presentation about Morningstar Investment Research Center, an easy-to- navigate database to help both novice and veteran investors reach their investment goals.

Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
What can you create? We will have Bloxel game boards and blocks, you supply the imagination to make your own video game.

Tue, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Defeat the winter doldrums with a little bit of magic. Come to the Collaboration Zone on 2/12 or 2/13 any time between 4-6 PM to craft your own Fairy Garden.

Conference Room
Tue, Feb 12, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Orientation Barn
Wed, Feb 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Wed, Feb 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Defeat the winter doldrums with a little bit of magic. Come to the Collaboration Zone on 2/12 or 2/13 any time between 4-6 PM to craft your own Fairy Garden.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 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.

Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us 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, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Program Room
Wed, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Karina Guico will teach us all about paper quilling, the art of coiling and shaping of narrow paper strips into a design. All supplies will be provided.

Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 14, 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.

Conference Room
Thu, Feb 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Giada's Italy: my recipes for la daloc vita/ Giada DeLaurentilis

Fri, Feb 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 February, we're making wrapped Wire Rings.

Program Room
Fri, Feb 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

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

Program Room
Sat, Feb 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Sun, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Join us to watch & discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is The Gods Must Be Crazy (Botswana).