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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Joke of the day!
9:00 am
 Joke of the day!
Sunday, Apr. 1, 9:00 am
Geauga West Branch
April 1 is April Fools Day!  We will keep you laughing all month long. Visit the library everyday for our "Joke of the Day"  Remember to take a silly joke to share.
Month long (April)
All ages
Geauga West Library
Frogs are a hopping!
9:00 am
 Frogs are a hopping!
Sunday, Apr. 1, 9:00 am
Geauga West Branch
Frogs are a hopping at the library.  Hop in and check out  our book display on frogs and other amphibians!
Enter our raffle to win a "pet frog!"
Month long display (April)
all ages
Geauga West Librayr
Poem in your pocket
1:15 pm
 Poem in your pocket
Sunday, Apr. 1, 1:15 pm
Geauga West Branch
April is National Poetry Month.  The library is celebrating too with a "Poem in Your Pocket"
teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to take a "poem for their pocket"
The month of April
Geauga West Library
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Spring session Trailblazers 6:30 pm Monday
6:30 p.m.
Spring session Trailblazers 6:30 pm Monday
Monday, Apr. 2, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Enjoy fun stories and activites that encourage a lifelong reading adventure.
For children in K thru 2nd grade
Monday at 6:30 pm
Geauga West Library
No story times during spring break, March 26 - 30th 2018

or call (440) 729-4250.
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Throw-back Thursdays at Geauga West
Throw-back Thursdays at Geauga West
Thursday, Apr. 26
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.
Family Storytime
10:00 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Bainbridge/440-543-5611
All ages with caregiver
Thursdays 10 a.m.
No registration required
Spring session Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
10:00 am
Spring session Babytime Thursday at 10:00 am
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:00 am
Geauga West Branch
Storytime for ages birth to 18 months with caregiver
Thursday at 10:00 am
No story time the week of spring break March 26th - 30th
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
10:00 a.m.
 If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Bainbridge/440-543-5611
All ages
If you give a mouse a cookie, he'll want to come to the library for a party!  Join us for some fun with the Mouse costume character from this Laura Numeroff classic.
No registration required
Preschool Storytime
10 am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10 amPreschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Toddler Storytime
11 am
 Toddler Storytime
Thursday, Apr. 26, 11 amToddler Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Tree Tale Tellers
11:30 AM
 Tree Tale Tellers
Thursday, Apr. 26, 11:30 AM
Newbury Branch
Join us for a special story time for kids of all ages. Our friends from Holden Arboretum will entertain us with tree-related stories and fun activites to get kids excited about Arbor Day.

or call (440) 564-7552.
Pizza and pages
4 p.m.
 Pizza and pages
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4 p.m.Pizza and pages
Bainbridge Branch
Bainbridge/440-543-5611
Grades 3-8
Come discuss The First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez and eat pizza
Reading buddies
6 pm
 Reading buddies
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6 pm
Middlefield Branch
Improve your reading skills by reading aloud to a teen volunteer.  Grades 1-3.  Thursdays, Feb 1- April 26, 6 PM.

or call (440) 632-1961.
Spring session: Third-grade Thursdays 6:00 p.m.
6:00 pm
Spring session: Third-grade Thursdays 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6:00 pm
Geauga West Branch
Just for Third Graders!
Improve reading skills with a mix of fiction, nonfiction, fun and snacks.
Spring Session
No story time the week of spring break March 26th - 30th
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Bring your ancestor to life
6:30 p.m.
 Bring your ancestor to life
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Adults
Bainbridge/ 440-543-5611
Thursday / April 26 / 6:30 p.m.
Registration Required

Bring your ancestor to life with details found in on-line and off-line local records! Learn what can be found in tax lists, tax maps, family files, historic newspapers, locally generated i...read more

or call (440) 543-5611.
Meet Mouse from " If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"
7:00 p.m.
Meet Mouse from " If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"
Thursday, Apr. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Visit the library on Thursday April 26th at 7:00 pm and meet the famous mouse that got the books rolling, Laura Numeroff first book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" character will be at the library for a fun time.  We will read the story, and have some fun activities!  Remember to ...read more

or call (440) 729-4250.
Poetry Games
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 Poetry Games
Thursday, Apr. 26, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Poetry Games
Middlefield Branch
Reading and discussion of poems will lead to trying a number of techniques and “games” to help generate poems in real time. Come see how the element of play can open new poetic doors. Led by Patrick Culliton, MFA and author of ...read more
or call (440) 286-6811.
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Homeschool: Art school
2 pm Roman Mosaic Art
 Homeschool: Art school
Friday, Apr. 27, 2 pm Roman Mosaic Art
Middlefield Branch

Homeschool: Art school

Grades K - 12

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or call (440) 632-1961.
Coffee talk and play
10 am - 12 pm
 Coffee talk and play
Friday, Apr. 27, 10 am - 12 pm
Middlefield Branch
Let the kids mess up someone elses house!  The library playgroup is for toddlers and preschools and their parents/caregivers.  Enjoy a cup of coffee and adult conversation while your little ones paly and make new friends.  Parents/caregivers and their children ages 0-5.  No regis...read more
Grams, Gramps and Little ones
10:30am
 Grams, Gramps and Little ones
Friday, Apr. 27, 10:30am
(1/26, 2/23, 3/23, 4/27)

Middlefield Branch
Beat cabin fever and bring your grandkids for a Friday morning outing.
We'll start the morning off with a story and end with a craft. The best part is we "clean up the mess".
10:30 a.m.
or call (440) 286-6811.
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Family Storytime
10 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 28, 10 amFamily Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Beginner’s Beats
11:00 a.m.
 Beginner’s Beats
Saturday, Apr. 28, 11:00 a.m.Beginner’s Bea
Bainbridge Branch
Bainbridge/440-543-5611
Ages 3-8
Kids can come learn to beat box with the musical duo In2Ative
Registration required

or call (440) 543-5611.
Northcoast Writers’ Showcase featuring Christina Baker Kline
11 a.m.
Northcoast Writers’ Showcase featuring Christina Baker Kline
Saturday, Apr. 28, 11 a.m. Northcoast Writers&r
Lake Erie College

Christina Baker Kline, author of the bestselling novel “Orphan Train,” will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase on Saturday, April 28, at Lake Erie College in Painesville.

Kline’s keynote will cap a day in which reader...read more


Library lock-in
5:30-10:00pm
 Library lock-in
Saturday, Apr. 28, 5:30-10:00pm
(Saturdays, March 24 & April 28, 5:30-10:00pm)

Middlefield Branch
Come to this after-hours event to work on your genealogy, needlecraft, or scrapbooking projects!  Snacks provided.

or call (440) 632-1961.
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Spring session Trailblazers 6:30 pm Monday
6:30 p.m.
Spring session Trailblazers 6:30 pm Monday
Monday, Apr. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Enjoy fun stories and activites that encourage a lifelong reading adventure.
For children in K thru 2nd grade
Monday at 6:30 pm
Geauga West Library
No story times during spring break, March 26 - 30th 2018

or call (440) 729-4250.
Poetry Games
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 Poetry Games
Monday, Apr. 30, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Poetry Games
Bainbridge Branch
Reading and discussion of poems will lead to trying a number of techniques and “games” to help generate poems in real time. Come see how the element of play can open new poetic doors. Led by Patrick Culliton, MFA and author of ...read more
or call (440) 286-6811.
     
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