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.
Limit by location:      Limit by event type:
Friday, Jul. 20, 1 p.m.
or call (440) 543-5611.
Teens entering grades 6-12
440-543-5611
Teens can receive community hours for helping with service projects at local organizations
Registration required
Monday, Jul. 23, 7:00pm
or call (440) 285-7601.
A book discussion for community members and Chardon High School parents based on the Chardon Reads title __________________.
This is the summer reading assignment for all Chardon High School students.
 
Friday, Aug. 3, 1 p.m.
or call (440) 543-5611.
Teens entering grades 6-12
440-543-5611
Teens can receive community hours for helping with service projects at local organizations
Registration required
Thursday, Sep. 20, 2 p.m.
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Thursday/ September 20 / 2 p.m.

Common Sense Legal Tools now available online to prepare legal documents for free.  Get free help completing your legal documents using online tools at www.ohiolegalhelp.org.  Online tools are available to apply for a protection order, answer an eviction complaint, complete health care directives, apply to seal a criminal record, request the return of a security deposit, answer a credit card debt lawsuit, apply for a divorce without children, answer a foreclosure complaint, apply to waive court filing fees, or create a simple will. 
 
The Legal Aid Society will host a workshop on September 20, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm (participants must arrive by 4:30) at the Bainbridge Branch of the Geauga County Library located at 17222 Snyder Rd. Chagrin Falls, OH 44022.  Call the library at 440-543-5611 to schedule an appointment; walk-ins also welcome.  If you have questions, call Chloe Sudduth at 216-861-5019. 
 
Legal Aid will provide one-on-one assistance to patrons in using the online tools during the workshop.  For more information about what information is needed in order to complete the documents, see https://lasclev.org/september2018commonsenselegal/.  Bring any relevant paperwork with you to the workshop.
 
Legal Aid will NOT provide legal assistance at this workshop.  Free, brief legal assistance for people who have low income is available at Legal Aid’s Community Outreach Clinic on September 22, 2018 from 11am-1pm at Chagrin Falls Park Community Center at 7060 Woodland Ave.,  Chagrin Falls, OH 44023.  See dates and locations for additional brief advice clinics at https://lasclev.org/events/category/brief-advice-clinics/. Sponsored by The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.
Monday, Sep. 24, 7 p.m.
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Monday/ September 24 / 7:00 p.m.
Registration Required
Thursday, Oct. 4, 6:30pm
Elderberries have become quite popular for their famed ability to help with cold and flu. Learn more about the history of use of the elder plant, what the science says, and take home some recipes to incorporate elder flowers and berries into your life. There will also be a demo and tasting of elderberry syrup in class, and everyone will leave with their own elderberry syrup kit to make their own at home. Materials fee of $5.00 per person.
Presented by Christine M. Cassella, M.S. Community Herbalist, www.lightfootsteps.com
Saturday, Oct. 6, 1:00 p.m.
Join Jan Rice, former parapsychology instructor at Lakeland Community College, as she shares her fascinating experiences in communication with spirits from the Civil War era, along with a riveting collection of photos and stories from her travels to Gettysburg and Savannah. You will also have the opportunity to share your own experiences in open discussion. Jan is sure to captivate your senses in this thought-provoking presentation! Registration is required.
Indie Author Day
Saturday, Oct. 13, 1 - 3 p.m.
This year, we are combining our annual Local Author Fair with Indie Author Day. Community members can meet area authors, purchase books, and find great resources available to all authors. 
Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Thursday/ October 25 / 6:30 p.m.
Registration Required
 
This presentation will discuss the history of human trafficking, its prevalence in Ohio today, and how to identify signs and symptoms.
 
Sponsored by The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1-3pm
Jan Rice, past instructor at the enrichment program of Lakeland Community College, will share experiences of her communication with spirits, from the druids of ancient Britain to the paranormal of Savannah, Georgia, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. After her own accounts, she'll be leading a round table discussion of supernatural experiences--share what you've seen!
9421 Bainbridge Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
Monday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m.
Presented by the Bainbridge Branch at the Gardner Center
All Ages
Monday, January 21  2 p.m.
Registration Required.
Join us for a community panel discussion of experiences during the Civil Rights Movment. This will be a moderated panel with a question and answer sessions folowing the panel interview. Hear multiple perspectives and gain a better understanding of what it was like to live during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. Sponsored by Geauga County Library Foundation.
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