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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Let’s go on a StoryWalk
 Let’s go on a StoryWalk
Sunday, Jul. 1
Middlefield Branch
Stop in and read your way through a story around the children's department.  Grab a take-home activity and enter our I Spy contest at the end.  

May:  The Very Hungry Caterpillar
June:  I Know  a Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello
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Paint and Sippy Cup
2 p.m.
 Paint and Sippy Cup
Saturday, Jul. 21, 2 p.m.
(Saturdays, June 16, July 21 and August 18, 2 p.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
Grades Pre-K-2
440-543-5611
Sarurdays, June 16, July 21 and August 18 2 p.m.
Registration Required

Join us for an enhanced storytime where children will hear stories interspursed with painting a masterpiece.

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
10 a.m.
 Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
Monday, Jul. 23, 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, Jul. 23, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Monday/ 10:30am
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Babytime
6:30pm
 Babytime
Monday, Jul. 23, 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, Jul. 23, 7 p.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Summer storytime
7 p.m.
 Summer storytime
Monday, Jul. 23, 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.
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Babytime
9:30am
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 24, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Toddler Storytime
10:30am
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/10:30am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
11 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 11 a.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Toddler Storytime
11:15am
 Toddler Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 11:15am
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/11:15am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
3:00 PM
Exploration Station - Rockin’ roller coasters
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 3:00 PM
Newbury Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
Preschool Storytime
6:30pm
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
3-5 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Tuesday/ 6:30pm
Child attends without adult.
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Preschool Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
10:30 am
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 am
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:30 am
Geauga West Branch
For children ages 3 - 5
Wednesday at 10:30 am
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Summer storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Summer storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 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.
Exploration Station - Buzzing bees
10:30am
Exploration Station - Buzzing bees
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:30am
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
or call (440) 286-6811.
Baby Storytime
11 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 11 a.m.Baby Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Birth - 18 months, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Exploration Station
11 a.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on dinosaurs
Registration required
or call (440) 286-6811.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
2:00 p.m.
Trailblazers / book buddies Wednesday at 2:00pm
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 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.
Exploration Station
2 p.m.
 Exploration Station
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades K-5
440-543-5611
Come to the library for STEM themed stations on dinosaurs
Registration required

Exploration Station - Buzzing bees
2:00pm
Exploration Station - Buzzing bees
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00pm
Chardon Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
or call (440) 286-6811.
Toddler Storytime
6:30pm
 Toddler Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
18 months - 3 years
Chardon Branch/ 440-285-7601
Wednesday/6:30pm
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Preschool Storytime
9:30am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 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, Jul. 26, 9:30am
Chardon Branch
Ages birth - 2 years
Chardon Branch/440-285-7601
Thursday/ 9:30am
 

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Fun Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Fun Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 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, Jul. 26, 10 a.m.Preschool Storytime
Middlefield Branch
Ages 3-5.  No registration required.
Family Storytime
11:00am
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 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, Jul. 26, 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, Jul. 26, 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!
Art creations: Exploration Station
2:00 p.m.
Art creations: Exploration Station
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
See curiosity in action with a STEAM-inspired program
For children entering grades K - 5
Thursday, July 26th  2:00 pm
Geauga West Library

or call (440) 729-4250.
Christmas Crafts in July
2 p.m.
 Christmas Crafts in July
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
All ages
440-543-5611
Families can celebrate Christmas in July with games, crafts and snacks
or call (440) 286-6811.
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Lapsit Storytime
9:30am
 Lapsit Storytime
Friday, Jul. 27, 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, Jul. 27, 11 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Kids entering grades 1-3
440-543-5611
Kids can practice reading with a high school volunteer
Registration required. Teens entering grades 6-12 can call the library to sign up as a volunteer and receive community hours.

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Exploration Stations
1 p.m.
 Exploration Stations
Saturday, Jul. 28, 1 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.
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Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
10 a.m.
 Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme
Monday, Jul. 30, 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 Dance Party
6:30pm
 Preschool Dance Party
Monday, Jul. 30, 6:30pm
Chardon Branch
Libraries Rock! Try out your dance moves at our Dance Party for preschoolers.
Ages 1-5 with adult.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
7 p.m.
 Family Storytime
Monday, Jul. 30, 7 p.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
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Babytime
9:30am
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 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, Jul. 31, 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, Jul. 31, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Ages 18 months 3 years, with caregiver.  No registration required.
Preschool Dance Party
10:00am
 Preschool Dance Party
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00am
Chardon Branch
Libraries Rock! Try out your dance moves at our Dance Party for preschoolers.
For ages 1-5 with adult.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
11 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 11 a.m.Family Storytime
Middlefield Branch
All ages.  No registration required.
Exploration Station - Rocks rock
3:00 PM
Exploration Station - Rocks rock
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 3:00 PM
Newbury Branch
See curiosity in action with this program that encourages discovery and investigation. 
Musical Northern Lights
4 p.m.
 Musical Northern Lights
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 4 p.m.
Middlefield Branch

We'll learn about Aurora Borealis and paint our own Northern Lights inspired by music.
Grades K-5


or call (440) 632-1961.
    
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