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K-1 Fun

Grades K & 1

2017-11-06 16:00:00 2017-11-06 16:45:00 America/Chicago K-1 Fun Geneva Public Library District

Monday, November 06
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Add to Calendar 2017-11-06 16:00:00 2017-11-06 16:45:00 America/Chicago K-1 Fun Geneva Public Library District

Join us for books, activities, game, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

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Geneva Public Library District

Phone: 630 232-0780
Fax: 630 232-0881

Hours
We're closed Friday January 26
Mon, Jan 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Program Room
Fri, Jan 19, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Get your game on at the Library! A variety of board games will be available to play. Try an old favorite or discover a new game from our collection.

Conference Room
Fri, Jan 19, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bloxels (http://bloxelsbuilder.com/) are blocks you use to create images, then import them to an app to become the characters and settings of you own 13-bit video game. Bring your creativity!

Program Room
Sat, Jan 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 20, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Earn your CPR certification today! Register early as space is limited.

Program Room
Sat, Jan 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8
This event is full

Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 21, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Appreciate the art of cinema? Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is The Salesman (Iran).

Program Room
Sun, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Into anime, manga and comics? Need a fandom fix? We'll discuss our favorite series, watch clips, make a cosplay craft and enjoy some oishii okashi (delicious snacks) from Japan!

Mon, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at It's a Girl Thing, located at 401 W. State Street, Geneva for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.
This event is full

Program Room
Mon, Jan 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
This group is the ultimate team-up of middle schoolers and high schoolers who want to help the community, make friends, share their ideas, and make a difference at the Library.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
From America's 1st serial killer to Chicago's Blue Beard to the Sausage Vat Killer, Chicago has had a hand in these stories and many more! Historian Clarence Goodman presents this true-crime lecture.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to navigate the MS Word 2016 interface and become familiar with its most important features. Topics include document creation, editing, formatting, saving, lists, headers and footers.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Be inspired by the artwork of Jim Jenkins, Geneva resident and Fermilab's 2017 Artist in Residence. Jim will share his design process and examples of his fine and functional art.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Experiment with coding using Scratch during this open lab time. Visit this website before the program to create a login: https://scratch.mit.edu/.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Thu, Jan 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
New date Tuesday, January 23, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The public is welcome to attend. Minutes of past meetings and the current agenda can be found on the Library web page at www.gpld.org.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 26, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Staff inservice day.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for a Spy Extravaganza in honor of our upcoming February STEAM Spy Exhibit. Train to be a super sleuth and take on a mission to help us foil the plans of the Infamous Lawless Librarian.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The ever-changing world of the 20th century bent and burnished the template of the early fiends. The resulting monsters stalked, spree-killed, and wrote their own unique stories of serial killing.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jan 30, 10:00am - 10:45am
Drop in to explore various activity stations designed to encourage exploration, learning, and interest in technology and engineering at just the right level for your preschooler.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Turn your writing into a multimedia spread with images, diary entries, letters, and codes.

Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Bloxels (http://bloxelsbuilder.com/) are blocks you use to create images, then import them to an app to become the characters and settings of you own 13-bit video game. Bring your creativity!

Program Room
Thu, Feb 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join the GPLD Teen Advisory Board! We meet on the 1st Thursday of the month at 5:00 PM to discuss programs, help with the collection, and explore volunteering opportunities in the community.

Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
In this fun and informative presentation, Ellie Carlson will share her collection of vintage Valentines and the history of the holiday. Enjoy a Valentine-making workshop after Ellie's talk.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
It’s laser tag…in the LIBRARY. Use shelves and tables for cover as you fire and dodge laser beams and test your Library smarts on a mission to bring your team to glory.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 02, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
It’s laser tag…in the LIBRARY. Use shelves and tables for cover as you fire and dodge laser beams and test your Library smarts on a mission to bring your team to glory.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 02, 8:30pm - 9:30pm
It’s laser tag…in the LIBRARY. Use shelves and tables for cover as you fire and dodge laser beams and test your Library smarts on a mission to bring your team to glory.

Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Get ready for the SAT with this practice exam, run like the real thing. One-on-one follow-ups will be available the following week to go over your results. Don't be late, and bring a calculator!

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 05, 1:15pm - 1:45pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 05, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Whether you are a beginner or experienced knitter, this casual club is for you. Bring your latest project!

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
As usual, there can be many tax law changes that affect your small business. Harry Eng, CPA will tell you what has changed, and share his strategies for lowering your small business's tax liability.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6.

Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 06, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

1803 W. State Street
Wed, Feb 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at Hart Chiropractic, located at 1803 W. State Street, Geneva for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In this heartwarming musical show, Matt and Cynthia Gruel chronicle the many stages of relationships while performing evocative songs from the Broadway stage.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Canceled
Thu, Feb 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
This book discussion group is all about food! Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. A classic, Authentic Mexican/ Rick Bayless. Copies will be available at the checkout desk.

Conference Room
Thu, Feb 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Checkout Desk. Authentic Mexican /Rick Bayless is this month's choice.

Rescheduled
Thu, Feb 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New date Thursday, February 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
The hunt is on to find all the hidden objects in the room and decipher the hidden message of this adventure. Are you up for the challenge?

Thu, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
The hunt is on to find all the hidden objects in the room and decipher the hidden message of this adventure. Are you up for the challenge?

Program Room
Thu, Feb 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dream of far-off places while we make map-themed crafts. We'll provide a selection of maps, or bring one of your favorite location!

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 09, 6:30pm - 6:40pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 09, 6:40pm - 6:50pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 6:50pm - 7:00pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:10pm - 7:20pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:20pm - 7:30pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:30pm - 7:40pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:40pm - 7:50pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Fri, Feb 09, 7:50pm - 8:00pm
Join us for after-hours mini golf. Families will sign up for a tee time and play together through nine holes. An adult must accompany children at all times during this event.

Program Room
Sat, Feb 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Sun, Feb 11, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
This small-group storytime is designed for children with autism or sensory processing issues. Stories and activities will engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Mon, Feb 12, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take and make on your own time. New kits are limited, so grab one before they disappear! In February, we're making papercraft gift boxes.

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 12, 1:15pm - 1:45pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6.

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Julie Nelson, regional recruitment director at Xavier University, joins us to show you how to make the most of your college search, and end up at the perfect school for you.

Program Room
Mon, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to stitch a counted cross-stitch heart, using evenweave fabric, needle, embroidery floss, and a simple pattern. All supplies provided!

Program Room
Tue, Feb 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6.

Conference Room
Tue, Feb 13, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Program Room
Tue, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Orientation Barn
Wed, Feb 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us in the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Conference Room
Wed, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you interested in writing your memories for family and friends or trying your hand at poetry? Join us for an exchange of writings and ideas in this new monthly writing group just for seniors.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Want to make a difference at the library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We’ll snack as we plan programs and decorations.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 15, 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.
This event is full

Program Room
Thu, Feb 15, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.

Program Room
Thu, Feb 15, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Children grades 1-5 can brush up reading skills with the help of gentle furry friends. Each child who registers will have 15 minutes to read to a certified therapy dog. Sign up for one date only.

Thu, Feb 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at All Chocolate Kitchen for a book discussion! We're reading: December 13: Planning meeting for 2018 January 10: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks February 7: Ready Player One

Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites to trace your family tree. Tina Beaird will offer methods for evaluating websites for reliable sources of information.

Program Room
Fri, Feb 16, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Back by popular demand, it's the ultimate cupcake-decorating showdown!

Program Room
Sat, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Whether you love to play chess or have never played before, our Chess Club volunteer will provide tips for chess players at all levels, grades K-8
This event is full

Meeting Room
Sun, Feb 18, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Appreciate the art of cinema? Join us to watch and discuss a film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film selection is Palm Trees in the Snow (Spain).

Program Room
Sun, Feb 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meet players from Geneva's own Chicago Steel hockey team at this fun-for-the-whole-family program! Listen to stories read by Steel players, make a craft, and take a selfie with Rusty, the team mascot!