Events Calendar

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Geauga County Public Library! All events are open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Celebrate family his
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Join nationally recognized genealogy and family history speaker Sunny Morton for an all-day seminar!  Beginning with classes Finding Historical Records on the Giant Genealogy Websites and 8 Must-Use U.S. Record Collections You Might Not Know About on, FamilySearch, Findmypast and MyHeritage, we will then break for lunch on your own at an area restaurant.  After lunch, programs will include They Survived the Johnstown Flood: How to Reconstruct Your Ancestors’ Amazing Stories and Fable or Fact? Verifying Old Family Stories.  Registration required.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Newbury Auditorium
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2:00 P.M.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Kick off your holiday celebration with GCPL as we listen to the Erie Heights Brass Ensemble and enjoy goodies at the Newbury Auditorium, then walk over to the Newbury Library Station for kids crafts and a visit with Santa! Newbury Auditorium is located at 14775 Auburn Road in Newbury.
Friday, Sep. 21, 2 p.m
or call (440) 632-1961.
Grades 5-12
Friday, Sep. 21, 3:00 p.m.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Come play, or come to learn all about Magic: the gathering card game.
Please bring your own cards.  We will meet every Friday in September starting
Friday September 7th from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m.
Friday September 14th from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m.
Friday September 21st from 3:00 to 4:45 p.m.
Friday September 28th from 3:00 to 4:45p.m.
Saturday, Sep. 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Need a passport? GCPL has partnered with the staff of the Geauga County Clerk of
Courts to provide one-stop shopping to help you complete the necessary forms, certify
the paperwork and send it in for you. Simply bring the following paperwork items to
one of the two convenient Saturday sessions.
• Passport application (available at event)
• Proof of citizenship (certified birth certificate)
• Proof of identity (photo ID or driver’s license)
• One passport photo, 2” x 2”. John’s Photography of
Burton will be on site to take your photo ($10).
• Both parents and children 15 and younger must
appear in person with parent’s photo ID.
• Minors 16 and 17 require only one parent to appear
in person with parent’s photo ID.
Bring one check for each application along with cash or check
for the processing fee. All applicants must be present. No
expedited passport applications at GCPL passport fairs. Only
new passports may be processed; no renewals. Please come to
the Clerk of Courts Title office only for expedited processing.
If you have any unusual circumstances, call the Clerk of Courts
Title Office before the event at 440-279-1750. For passport
fees and more details on items listed above, visit the Geauga
Clerk of Courts website or
Kids coding
Saturday, Sep. 22, 11:00 a.m.
or call (440) 543-5611.
Students in grades K-3 can learn basic computer coding.  This hands-on program will help early readers develop problem-solving skills.

Bainbridge - 440-543-5611
Saturday, Sep. 22, 1 PM to 3 PM
or call (440) 564-7552.
It's the worlds largest scavenger hunt! Join us to learn about the hows and where's of Geocaching, a fun and exciting outdoor activity that uses GPS (Global Positioning Satelites) to hide and find small containers in locations all over the world.
Monday, Sep. 24, 9:30 a.m.
or call (440) 543-5611.
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Monday/ September 24 / 9:30 a.m.
Registration Required

Join local yoga instructor Trisha Kusner for Beginners Yoga. Each session, Trisha will be teaching routines with different poses and their benefits  Please bring your own yoga mat and any props you have or need (blocks, bands, etc.)FOR 65 and UNDER, waiver required .
Monday, Sep. 24, 10:30 a.m.
or call (440) 285-7601.
Ages 3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Monday/ 10:30am
Independent attendance while adult remains in the building.
Book Signing: Hailey
Monday, Sep. 24, 4 - 6 p.m.
or call (440) 285-7601.
Eleven-year-old self-published author Hailey Green will be selling and signing copies of her first self-published book Puffles Goes Camping in Ohio. 
Monday, Sep. 24, 4:30 p.m.
or call (440) 285-7601.
Grades 1-3
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Mondays, September 17, September 24, & October 1, 2018/ 4:30 p.m.

Join Mr. Jesse in learning about the basic elements of music. Students will enjoy trying out a variety of insturments including guitars, banjos, percussion, and fiddle. This program occurs over 3 weeks and child needs to be able to attend all 3 sessions.
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:30 p.m.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Enjoy stories songs and a craft. For children 18 months to 3 years with a caregiver.
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:30 p.m.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Enjoy fun stories and activities that encourage a lifelong reading adventure.
For children in Kindergarten through second grade.
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:30 p.m.
or call (440) 285-7601.
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Monday/ 6:30pm
Monday, Sep. 24, 6:30pm
or call (440) 632-1961.
Seniors! Come join us to "Move to Music" with scarves, balloons, weights, and more. It's a great way to unwind and workout!
No dance requirement.
Instructor: Sylvia Schneider

9/6, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 9/25,10/15,10/ 22
Monday, Sep. 24, 7 p.m.
All ages.
Monday, Sep. 24, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17- Nov. 14
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 9:30 a.m. (Tuesdays Sept. 18-Dec. 4, 9:30 except Nov. 20)
Infants and caregivers join us Tuesday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
No registration required.
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 9:30 a.m.
or call (440) 729-4250.
Enjoy stories songs and a craft. For children 18 months to 3 years with a caregiver.
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 months - 2 years, with parent or caregiver.
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