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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For the birds
10 a.m.
 For the birds
Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Work together to create a bird feeder to take home.  Families with children of all ages.  Registration required.  
Sat., Feb. 16, 10 a.m.
 

or call (440) 632-1961.
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Pete the Cat
10 a.m.
 Pete the Cat
Monday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m.Pete the Cat
Bainbridge Branch, Chagrin Falls
Stop by and meet everyone’s favorite Cool Cat, Pete.  We will read a Pete the Cat story, followed by a “Photo-op” and a take home craft.
All ages

Bainbridge Library
440-543-5611
or call (440) 286-6811.
Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Feb. 18, 10:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Lego fun
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 Lego fun
Monday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Lego fun
Chardon Branch
Engineer and build to your heart’s content with Legos purchased by the Friends of the Chardon Library.

For grades K-5

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Baby storytime
Monday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
6:30 p.m.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
Monday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 14, - Feb. 19
All ages
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime
7 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.
Thompson Branch
Feb. 4- Mar. 27
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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Baby Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Jan. 8-April 16 Except March 26, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
Children, birth-18 months, and caregivers join us Tuesday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime
10 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime
11 a.m.
 Family storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 11 a.m.
All ages
No registration required
Preschool storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Baby Rhythm and Rhyme
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Rhythm and Rhyme
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Baby storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9:30 a.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool Rhythm and Rhyme
10 a.m.
 Preschool Rhythm and Rhyme
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Preschool storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Wed., Jan. 9-April 24, 10 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years
No registration required
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Thompson Branch
Feb. 4- Mar. 27
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Toddler storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11:15 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
4:00 p.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
6:30 p.m.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Let’s get fired up about math! Every week we’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while having fun with the principles of math.  Grades K-2.  Registration required.
Wednesdays: Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Family storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Family storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Toddler storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m.
(Thursdays, Jan.1-April 18, except March 28, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play with a craft and toys.
No registration required.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
10:00 a.m.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
Thursday, Feb. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime
11:00 a.m.
 Family storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 11:00 a.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Thurs., Jan. 10-April 25, 11 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Pre-K Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m.
Newbury Branch
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts, and dancing. Children will laugh, sing, and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents alike!

or call (440) 564-7552.
Awesome origami
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Awesome origami
Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Awesome origami
Chardon Branch
Learn some basic paper-folding techniques to make fun origami creations.

For grades 3-5

or call (440) 285-7601.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
6:00 p.m.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Just for third graders.  Improve reading skills with
fiction, non fiction and fun.

or call (440) 729-4250.
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Homeschool art 2 grades 5-12
2 p.m.
 Homeschool art 2 grades 5-12
Friday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Grades 5-12.  Registration required.
Fridays:  Jan. 18, Feb. 22, March 15, April 19, 2 p.m.
Study and learn from the women in art!  Explore the art of Cassatt, Delaunay, O'Keefe, and Kahlo using various mediums.

or call (440) 632-1961.
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Saturday Morning Pajama Storytime
11:00 a.m.
Saturday Morning Pajama Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:00 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Have a lazy Saturday morning at the Library! Come for the story time, stay for the cartoons and cereal bar. Pajamas encouraged!

or call (440) 543-5611.
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Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
4th and 5th grade book club
4:30 p.m.
 4th and 5th grade book club
Monday, Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Starting Friday, February 1, pick up a library copy of "Bliss" by
Kathrny Littlewood and join us February 25 for a fun book discussion
and pizza.


 

or call (440) 729-4250.
Baby storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Baby storytime
Monday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime
7 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
Thompson Branch
Feb. 4- Mar. 27
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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Baby Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Jan. 8-April 16 Except March 26, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
Children, birth-18 months, and caregivers join us Tuesday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime
10 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Family storytime
11 a.m.
 Family storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 11 a.m.
All ages
No registration required
Try It Tuesday - Kid High Jinks!
4:00 p.m.
Try It Tuesday - Kid High Jinks!
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch, Chagrin Falls
Grades K-3
Make and experiment with all the stuff you need for kid fun!  Epic!

or call (440) 543-5611.
Preschool storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Read aloud crowd
7:00 p.m.
 Read aloud crowd
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Experience the joys of reading great books out loud to your
child. We will read the first chapter at the library. You and your
family will complete the book at your own pace.
February's selection is "The Borrowers" by Mary Norton.
Books are geared for children in gr...read more

or call (440) 729-4250.
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Baby Rhythm and Rhyme
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Rhythm and Rhyme
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Baby storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool Rhythm and Rhyme
10 a.m.
 Preschool Rhythm and Rhyme
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Preschool storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Wed., Jan. 9-April 24, 10 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years
No registration required
Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Thompson Branch
Feb. 4- Mar. 27
Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Stories, crafts, and games for kids 10 and under.
Toddler storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 11:15 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
PreK and kindergarten book club
4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
 PreK and kindergarten book club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.PreK and kindergarte
Chardon Branch
4-6 years/preschool and kindergarten aged students
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Explore the work of some of our favorite authors in these programs designed to support Ohio's early learning standards....read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Community conversation - Thompson construction
6:30 p.m.
Community conversation - Thompson construction
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Thompson Branch
Join us for a community meeting about the Thomspon new building project.

...read more


or call (440) 298-3831.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
6:30 p.m.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Let’s get fired up about math! Every week we’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while having fun with the principles of math.  Grades K-2.  Registration required.
Wednesdays: Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Family storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Family storytime
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Cookbook club - crock-pot favorites!
Cookbook club - crock-pot favorites!
Thursday, Feb. 28, Cookbook club - croc
Chardon Branch
Baby, it's cold outside! February's cold, blustery weather calls for warm, hearty comfort meals. Warm up your winter nights at the Cookbook Club's Crock Pot Favorites! Let your slow-cooker work it's ma...read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Family Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m.
(Thursdays, Jan.1-April 18, except March 28, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play with a craft and toys.
No registration required.
Family storytime
11:00 a.m.
 Family storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:00 a.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Toddler storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Thurs., Jan. 10-April 25, 11 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Little Artists
11:00 a.m.
 Little Artists
Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Let your preschooler experience a  hands on art actvitiy  and explore their creativity.
We will begin with a motivating story!
For children age 3 - 5
 

or call (440) 729-4250.
Pre-K Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Newbury Branch
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts, and dancing. Children will laugh, sing, and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents alike!

or call (440) 564-7552.
Slime lab
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Slime lab
Thursday, Feb. 28, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Slime lab
Chardon Branch
Enjoy concocting the grossest and coolest slimes ever!  Add slimy ingredients and awesome embellishments to your own slime jar.

For grades K-2
or call (440) 286-6811.
  
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