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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Kindness rocks
 Kindness rocks
Available every day during open hours
Middlefield Branch
LIBRARY CLOSED JUNE 1 FOR STAFF DAY.
Grab a kit and paint a rock.  Leave your rock somewhere to inspire or brighten to the day of someone else.  Kindness rocks.  All ages.
LEGOs rock the library
 LEGOs rock the library
Every day during open hours
Middlefield Branch
For every item you check out, add LEGOs to our group creation.  What can we build together?
LIBRARY CLOSED JUNE 1 FOR STAFF DAY.
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Celebrate July 4th! Have a blast making a craft
9:00 am
Celebrate July 4th! Have a blast making a craft
Monday, Jun. 18, 9:00 am
Geauga West Branch
Visit Geauga West library beginning June 18th to July 3rd
and have a blast making a July 4th craft.
all ages
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Babytime Wednesday at 9:30 am
9:30 am
 Babytime Wednesday at 9:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 9:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Wednesday at 9:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Exploration Station - Let’s play: games & toys
10:30am
Exploration Station - Let’s play: games & toys
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
or call (440) 286-6811.
Summer storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Summer storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Thompson Branch
June 18-July 25
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Babytime Wednesday at 10:30 am
10:30 am
 Babytime Wednesday at 10:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Wednesday at 10:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
10:30 am
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children ages 3 - 5
Wednesday at 10:30 am
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Exploration Station
11 a.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on roller coasters
Registration required

or call (440) 543-5611.
Baby Storytime
11 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 11 a.m.Baby Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Birth - 18 months, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Teen Country and Blue Grass
1:00pm
 Teen Country and Blue Grass
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 1:00pm
Geauga West Branch
Enjoy the history of this music genre, learn what makes a song fit into the category.
bring your favorites to share and sample some fun food of the era.
For teens in grades 6 - 12
Wednesday 1:00 pm June 20

or call (440) 729-4250.
Exploration Station - Let’s play: games & toys
2:00pm
Exploration Station - Let’s play: games & toys
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2:00pm
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Exploration Station
2 p.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on roller coasters
Registration required

or call (440) 543-5611.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
2:00 p.m.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
For children entering grades 1 - 3
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm
When children are registered for
Trailblazers, they are automatically signed
up for book buddies and will read to teen
volunteers for 30 minutes

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime Wednesday at 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Preschool storytime Wednesday at 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
For children ages 3 - 5
Wednesday at 2:00 pm
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Gizmos & gadgets
3 p.m.
 Gizmos & gadgets
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 3 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Join us to play around with some new technology and STEM fun.  Teens grades 6 and up.

or call (440) 632-1961.
1-on-1 Computer Help Clinic
3:00pm
 1-on-1 Computer Help Clinic
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 3:00pm
Middlefield Branch

Sign up for a 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment and let us help y...read more

Toddler Storytime
6:30pm
 Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Wednesday/6:30pm
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
5 Retirement Income Questions You Should Answer Before You Retire
7:00 pm
5 Retirement Income Questions You Should Answer Before You Retire
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7:00 pm
Middlefield Branch
People don’t plan to fail, but they fail to plan.  Find out what 5 Questions you should answer about retirement income before you retire.  Presented by Tom Erb, Financial Advisor.  Refreshments will be served.
or call (440) 286-6811.
Book discussion
7 p.m.
 Book discussion
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.Book discussion
Chardon Branch
Join us as we share our thoughts and observations of a new title each month.  Books are of varied topic and both fiction and nonfiction selections.  No registration required.  This month's title is News of the World by Paulette Jiles. 
 
How to stream and download digital materials
7 p.m.
How to stream and download digital materials
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Your library card gives you access to music, movies, television, audiobooks, eBooks and comics - all available immediately for streaming or downloading. Learn more about these services in addition to our other digital offerings.
or call (440) 286-6811.
History of the American Musical
7:00 pm
 History of the American Musical
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
Wednesday, June 20     7:00 pm

Go on a 100 year journey through the history of Broadway and the American Musical. In this lecture you will enjoy hearing some of your favorite showtunes and watching clips from some of America’s best loved musicals.

read more


or call (440) 729-4250.
How to stream and download digital materials
7 p.m.
How to stream and download digital materials
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Wednesday / June 20 / 7 p.m.
Registration Required

Your library card gives you access to music, movies, television, audiobooks, eBooks and comics - all available immediately for streaming or downloading. Learn more about this service in addit...read more

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Preschool Storytime
9:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Thursday/ 9:30am
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
9:30am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
Ages birth - 2 years
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Thursday/ 9:30am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
10:00 am
 Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10:00 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Thursday 10:00 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family Fun Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Fun Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
All ages with caregiver
440-543-5611
Thursdays 10 a.m. except July 5
No registration required

All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play...read more
Preschool Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 11:00am
Chardon Branch
All ages
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Thursday/ 11am
Caregiver attends with child.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler Storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 11 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Pre-K Storytime
11:30
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 21, 11:30
Newbury Branch
Come join Mrs. Sue for stories, music, crafts and dancing! Children will laugh, sing and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents as well!
A Matter of Balance
1:00pm
 A Matter of Balance
Thursday, Jun. 21, 1:00pm
(June 5,7,12,14,18,21,26,and 28 at 1pm)

Middlefield Branch
A Matter of Balance uses trained coaches to teach older adult exercises that will help with strengthening and balance. Each class in this weekly program builds upon the previous week, so plan to attend all eight sessions.  Presented byread more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Libraries Rock: Exploration Station
2:00 p.m.
Libraries Rock: Exploration Station
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
See curiosity in action with a STEAM-inspired program
For children entering grades K - 5
Thursday, June 21st  2:00 pm
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
3:30 PM
Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
Thursday, Jun. 21, 3:30 PM
(Thursdays, May 3 & 17, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 7 & 21, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 5 & 19, 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, August 2 & 16, 3:30 p.m.)

Newbury Branch
Let's go to the Movies! Newbury will be showing movies on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month between May and August. The movies will range from Anime and Animation to Action, Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Movies will all be rated PG or PG-13. Popcorn provided! No registration required.
Third -grade Thursdays
6:00 pm
 Third -grade Thursdays
Thursday, Jun. 21, 6:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
For children entering grade 4
Geaug West Library
Thursday at 6:00 pm
Improve reading skills with a mix of fiction, nonfiction, fun and snacks!

or call (440) 729-4250.
Yoga for the first day of summer!
7:00 p.m.
Yoga for the first day of summer!
Thursday, Jun. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Celebrate the first day of summer with the relaxing power of yoga!  Barbara Paulett-Long, occupational therapist and certified kids yoga teacher will help the family ease on into summer!
Thursday, June 21st at 7:00 pm
Please bring a yoga mat or a beach towel
All ages

or call (440) 729-4250.
Chair yoga
7 p.m.
 Chair yoga
Thursday, Jun. 21, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Thursday / June 21 / 7 p.m.
Registration Required

No fancy gym clothes or a yoga mat needed! This class is adapted for various ability and mobility levels.
 

or call (440) 543-5611.
Teen summer reading book club
7 p.m.
 Teen summer reading book club
Thursday, Jun. 21, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Teens entering grades 9-12
440-543-5611
Teens can come discuss supplemental summer reading titles at the library 
Registration required
or call (440) 286-6811.
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Exploration Stations
2 p.m.
 Exploration Stations
Friday, Jun. 22, 2 p.m.
Middlefield Branch

Grades k-5 440-632-1961 See curiosity in action with STEAM-inspired programs that encourage discovery, investigation, and play with art, science, nature, and more! ...read more


or call (440) 632-1961.
Lapsit Storytime
9:30am
 Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Jun. 22, 9:30am
Bainbridge Branch
Infants with caregiver
440-543-5611
Fridays 9:30 a.m. except July 6
No registration required


Infants and caregivers join us Friday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
Book Buddies
11 a.m.
 Book Buddies
Friday, Jun. 22, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades 1-3
440-543-5611
Kids can practice reading with a high school volunteer
Registration required

or call (440) 543-5611.
Eric Carle Art Extravaganza
2 p.m.
 Eric Carle Art Extravaganza
Friday, Jun. 22, 2 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
All ages with caregiver
440-543-5611
Friday, June 22, 2 p.m.
Registration Required

Help us celebrate Eric Carle’s birthday! Kids ages 3-8 join us in making Eric Carle inspired art ...read more

Fun Bus @ Farmers market on Chardon Square
5:00
Fun Bus @ Farmers market on Chardon Square
Friday, Jun. 22, 5:00Fun Bus @ Farmers ma
Chardon Square
Visit the Geauga County Public Library Fun Bus (bookmobile) at the Farmers Market on Chardon Square.
Dr. Awesome on Chardon Square
5:30pm
 Dr. Awesome on Chardon Square
Friday, Jun. 22, 5:30pm
Chardon Branch
Join us on Chardon Square to see Dr. Awesome create his giant bubbles. Come to see the current  Guinness World Record Holder  for the  largest outdoor soap bubbles!
Stay after the program to hear the band Abbey Rodeo in a concert sponsored by Geauga County Library and the ci...read more
Sound of Music sing-along
6:30 pm
 Sound of Music sing-along
Friday, Jun. 22, 6:30 pm
Geauga West Branch
Friday, June 22      6:30-9:30 pm

Wilkomen all Sound of Music fans! Join us for an Alpine evening of music, film, and fun. Beer (root beer for kids), brats, pretzels, and struedel will be served. Bring your own stein, if you choose. Dress in Tyrolean gear to be entered into...read more

Libraries Rock! Abbey Rodeo at Chardon Concerts in the Park
7:00 pm
Libraries Rock! Abbey Rodeo at Chardon Concerts in the Park
Friday, Jun. 22, 7:00 pm
Chardon Branch
Join Geauga County Public Library and the City of Chardon as we kick off our Summer Reading Program. We all know that Libraries Rock - now let's celebrate it! GCPL is partnering with the City of Chardon to present the band Abbey Rodeo. The concert will be held in Chardon Square as part of the Ch...read more
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Fun Bus @ UH Geauga Family Health and Safety Day
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fun Bus @ UH Geauga Family Health and Safety Day
Saturday, Jun. 23, 9:00 am - 1:00 pmFun Bus @ UH Geauga
UH Geauga Medical Center - 13207 Ravenna Rd, Chardon, OH 44024
Visit the Geauga County Public Library Fun Bus (bookmobile) at UH Geauga Family Health and Safety Day.
Reading to rover
11 a.m.
 Reading to rover
Saturday, Jun. 23, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-3
440-543-5611
Kids can sign up to read out loud to a registered therapy dog
or call (440) 286-6811.
Reading to rover
11:30 a.m.
 Reading to rover
Saturday, Jun. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-3
440-543-5611
Kids can sign up to read out loud to a registered therapy dog
or call (440) 286-6811.
The History of Classical Music
1:30pm
 The History of Classical Music
Saturday, Jun. 23, 1:30pm
Middlefield Branch
In this program we will explore the world and history of Classical Music. This concise history will cover the various periods of classical music through lecture, video and audio files. We hope to introduce you to so...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Fun Bus @ Movie night at Observatory Park.
7:30 pm.
Fun Bus @ Movie night at Observatory Park.
Saturday, Jun. 23, 7:30 pm.Fun Bus @ Movie nigh
Observatory Park - 10610 Clay St, Montville, OH 44064
Visit the Geauga County Public Library Fun Bus (bookmobile) at Movie Night at Observatory Park.
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Celebrate summer card class
1:15 pm
 Celebrate summer card class
Sunday, Jun. 24, 1:15 pm
Geauga West Branch
Sunday, June 24     1:15 - 4:30 pm

We will incorporate the sights, sounds and feel of summer in this all occasion class.  Bring Scissors and double sided tape.  All other supplies will be provided.  Double sided tape dispensers can be purchased the day of cla...read more

or call (440) 729-4250.
Incredibles 2: Family-fun night at Mayfield Drive In
7 p.m.
Incredibles 2: Family-fun night at Mayfield Drive In
Sunday, Jun. 24, 7 p.m.Incredibles 2: Famil
Mayfield Drive-In (12100 Mayfield Road / Chardon)

Twentieth anniversary of GCPL family-fun night at...read more

or call (440) 286-6811.
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Name that musical
 Name that musical
Monday, Jun. 25Name that musical
Chardon Branch
Entering grades 6-12 in Fall 2018
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Monday, June 25-Monday, July 9
Drop into Chardon Branch teen area to complete a "Name that musical" game sheet. Enter your sheet into our prize drawing.
 
Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
10 a.m.
 Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
Monday, Jun. 25, 10 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Mondays 10 a.m.
5/21-7/30 Except July 2nd
Ages 3-6 with caregiver
440-543-5611
A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver
No registration required
 
Preschool Storytime
10:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Monday, Jun. 25, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Monday/ 10:30am
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Red Cross Blood Drives
2pm - 7pm
 Red Cross Blood Drives
Monday, Jun. 25, 2pm - 7pm
(Monday, June 25 and Wednesday, August 29, 2-7pm)

Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Library is partnering with the American Red Cross to host local blood drives.  The drive will be held from 2 to 7pm in the conference room of the library.  The need for blood is constant and your contribution ...read more
American Red Cross
2-7pm
 American Red Cross
Monday, Jun. 25, 2-7pm
(Monday, June 25th 2-7pm; Wednesday, August 29th 2-7pm; Tuesday, October 30th 2-7pm; Thursday, December 27th 2-7pm)

Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Library is partnering with the American Red Cross to host local blood
drives. The drive will be held from 2pm to 7pm in the conference room of the library.
The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and
reliable blood supply. You’...read more

Registration required, begins Aug 15.
Trailblazers / book buddies Monday at 6:30pm
6:30 p.m.
Trailblazers / book buddies Monday at 6:30pm
Monday, Jun. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
For children entering grades 1 - 3
Mondays at 6:30 pm
When children are registered for
Trailblazers, they are automatically signed
up for book buddies and will read to teen
volunteers for 30 minutes

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime Monday 6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
Toddler storytime Monday 6:30 p.m.
Monday, Jun. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
For children 18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Mondays at 6:30pm

or call (440) 729-4250.
Babytime
6:30pm
 Babytime
Monday, Jun. 25, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Monday/ 6:30pm

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
7 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jun. 25, 7 p.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Summer storytime
7 p.m.
 Summer storytime
Monday, Jun. 25, 7 p.m.
Thompson Branch
June 18-July 25
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Adult Coloring Club
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
 Adult Coloring Club
Monday, Jun. 25, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Adult Coloring Club
Chardon Branch
Experience the benefits of coloring and meet others at our monthly Adult Coloring Club. This is your opportunity to relax and unwind. Materials will be provided. 
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Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
For children 18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Tuesdays at 9:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Babytime
9:30am
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Tuesday 9:30am

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Fun Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Fun Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
All ages with caregiver
440-543-5611
Tuesdays 10 a.m. except 7/3
No registration required

All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play wit...read more
Toddler Storytime
10 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Toddler Storytime
10:30am
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/10:30am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
10:30 am
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children 18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Tuesdays at 10:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family Storytime
11 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 11 a.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Toddler Storytime
11:15am
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 11:15am
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/11:15am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
A Matter of Balance
1:00pm
 A Matter of Balance
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 1:00pm
(June 5,7,12,14,18,21,26,and 28 at 1pm)

Middlefield Branch
A Matter of Balance uses trained coaches to teach older adult exercises that will help with strengthening and balance. Each class in this weekly program builds upon the previous week, so plan to attend all eight sessions.  Presented byread more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Exploration Station - Makin’ music
3:00 PM
Exploration Station - Makin’ music
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 3:00 PM
Newbury Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
Preschool Storytime
6:30pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/ 6:30pm
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Funding your long term care plan
7:00 p.m.
Funding your long term care plan
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Tuesday, June 26    7:00 pm

How you can help protect your wealth and your family from the financial impacts of needing care. Presented by Thomas Erb (Financial Advisors, Wells Fargo Advisors) and Ruth McGowan, (Certified Long Term Care expert, Lincoln Financial).  &nbs...read more

or call (440) 729-4250.
Lost Cleveland
7 p.m.
 Lost Cleveland
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 7 p.m. Lost Cleveland
Bainbridge Branch
Few American cities have experienced such an explosive rise, a cataclysmic demise and a dramatic revival as Cleveland.

The new book Lost Cleveland (Pavilion Books) explores the rise and the fall and the spirit of a gritty city that clawed its way back, featuring more than 200 pho...read more
or call (440) 286-6811.
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Exploration Stations
2 p.m.
 Exploration Stations
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2 p.m.
Middlefield Branch

Grades k-5 440-632-1961 See curiosity in action with STEAM-inspired programs that encourage discovery, investigation, and play with art, science, nature, and more! ...read more


or call (440) 632-1961.
Babytime Wednesday at 9:30 am
9:30 am
 Babytime Wednesday at 9:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 9:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Wednesday at 9:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
10:30am
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Summer storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Summer storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Thompson Branch
June 18-July 25
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Babytime Wednesday at 10:30 am
10:30 am
 Babytime Wednesday at 10:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Wednesday at 10:30 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
10:30 am
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children ages 3 - 5
Wednesday at 10:30 am
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Exploration Station
11 a.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on rocks
Registration required
or call (440) 286-6811.
Baby Storytime
11 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 11 a.m.Baby Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Birth - 18 months, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Teen Classical music
1:00pm
 Teen Classical music
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 1:00pm
Geauga West Branch
Enjoy the history of this music genre, learn what makes a song fit into the category.
bring your favorites to share and sample some fun food of the era.
For teens in grades 6 - 12
Wednesday 1:00 pm June 27

or call (440) 729-4250.
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
2:00pm
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2:00pm
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Exploration Station
2 p.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on rocks
Registration required

or call (440) 543-5611.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
2:00 p.m.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
For children entering grades 1 - 3
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm
When children are registered for
Trailblazers, they are automatically signed
up for book buddies and will read to teen
volunteers for 30 minutes

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime Wednesday at 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Preschool storytime Wednesday at 2:00 pm
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
For children ages 3 - 5
Wednesday at 2:00 pm
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
1-on-1 Computer Help Clinic
3:00pm
 1-on-1 Computer Help Clinic
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 3:00pm
Middlefield Branch

Sign up for a 1-on-1 Computer Help appointment and let us help y...read more

Toddler Storytime
6:30pm
 Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Wednesday/6:30pm
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
No bake desserts
6:30 pm
 No bake desserts
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 6:30 pm
Geauga West Branch
Wednesday, June 27      6:30 pm

Don't heat up your kitchen! Watch and learn how to make tasty summer desserts that don't require an oven. Sample the goodness and take home recipes!

Medicare made easy
7:00 p.m.
 Medicare made easy
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Wednesday, June 27    7:00 pm

Are you 65, having just qualified for Medicare? Learn the essentials to make wise decisions about your coverage as well as avoiding common mistakes. Learn the differences between Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, between Medicare Advantage and Medi...read more

or call (440) 729-4250.
A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History
7:00 pm
A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 7:00 pm
Chardon Branch
The only author to ever rank the greatest cartoon characters of all time hosts this fun and funny presentation for adults and teens. Marty Gitlin will show wonderful cartoon snippets that will make you laugh and talk about such legends as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Homer Simpson, Snoopy and SpongeBob Squar...read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Avoiding big mistakes when saving for retirement
7 p.m.
Avoiding big mistakes when saving for retirement
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Wednesday / June 27 / 7 p.m.
Registration Required

8 Big Mistakes frequently made when planning for retirement.  How to identify and avoid these retirement mistakes.  People don’t plan to fail, but they fail to plan.  Pre...read more

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Throw-back Thursdays at Geauga West
Throw-back Thursdays at Geauga West
Thursday, Jun. 28
Geauga West Branch
The last Thursday of each month during 2018 stop into the library and guess which year we're reliving. Clues can be found in the books, movies, and music we have on display, and maybe even employees' style of dress. Guess the year correctly and be entered to win a prize drawing.
Preschool Storytime
9:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Thursday/ 9:30am
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
9:30am
 Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
Ages birth - 2 years
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Thursday/ 9:30am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
10:00 am
 Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
Thursday, Jun. 28, 10:00 am
Geauga West Branch
For children birth - 18 months, with caregiver
Thursday 10:00 am

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family Fun Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Fun Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 10 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
All ages with caregiver
440-543-5611
Thursdays 10 a.m. except July 5
No registration required

All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play...read more
Preschool Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11:00am
Chardon Branch
All ages
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Thursday/ 11am
Caregiver attends with child.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler Storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Pre-K Storytime
11:30
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11:30
Newbury Branch
Come join Mrs. Sue for stories, music, crafts and dancing! Children will laugh, sing and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents as well!
A Matter of Balance
1:00pm
 A Matter of Balance
Thursday, Jun. 28, 1:00pm
(June 5,7,12,14,18,21,26,and 28 at 1pm)

Middlefield Branch
A Matter of Balance uses trained coaches to teach older adult exercises that will help with strengthening and balance. Each class in this weekly program builds upon the previous week, so plan to attend all eight sessions.  Presented byread more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Let’s Play: games & toys: Exploration Station
2:00 p.m.
Let’s Play: games & toys: Exploration Station
Thursday, Jun. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
See curiosity in action with a STEAM-inspired program
For children entering grades K - 5
Thursday, June 28th  2:00 pm
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Third -grade Thursdays
6:00 pm
 Third -grade Thursdays
Thursday, Jun. 28, 6:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
For children entering grade 4
Geaug West Library
Thursday at 6:00 pm
Improve reading skills with a mix of fiction, nonfiction, fun and snacks!

or call (440) 729-4250.
Cookbook of the month club
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 Cookbook of the month club
Thursday, Jun. 28, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pmCookbook of the mont
Chardon Branch
We're cooking up some fun with food in our new Cookbook of the Month Club at Chardon Branch. Each month we'll highlight a different culinary "genre" and encourage participants to find a favorite recipe and bring in a sample for tastings with the group! Tasting sessions will take pl...read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Mind, body, spirit
7 p.m.
 Mind, body, spirit
Thursday, Jun. 28, 7 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Thursday/ June 28 / 7 p.m.
Registration Required

How does stress affect your overall health?Join us for an overview of how to be physically, mentally, and spiritually healthier. Look at how choices we make can help us feel better.
 

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Lapsit Storytime
9:30am
 Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Jun. 29, 9:30am
Bainbridge Branch
Infants with caregiver
440-543-5611
Fridays 9:30 a.m. except July 6
No registration required


Infants and caregivers join us Friday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
Folktales from around the world: stone soup
4 p.m.
Folktales from around the world: stone soup
Friday, Jun. 29, 4 p.m.
Middlefield Branch

We'll enjoy activities from this timeless folktale.
Grades K-5


or call (440) 632-1961.
Fun Bus @ Farmers market on Chardon Square
5:00
Fun Bus @ Farmers market on Chardon Square
Friday, Jun. 29, 5:00Fun Bus @ Farmers ma
Chardon Square
Visit the Geauga County Public Library Fun Bus (bookmobile) at the Farmers Market on Chardon Square.
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