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Woodland Wonders

Kids of all ages with a caregiver

2017-10-17 09:30:00 2017-10-17 10:30:00 America/Chicago Woodland Wonders Geneva Public Library District

Tuesday, October 17
9:30am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2017-10-17 09:30:00 2017-10-17 10:30:00 America/Chicago Woodland Wonders Geneva Public Library District

Join Library staff and a Forest Preserve District of Kane County naturalist for autumn stories, a craft, a walk through the woods and discussion of why leaves changes color, trees lose their leaves and what this means for the animals who live there.  This program is co-sponsored by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County and the Geneva Public Library. 

Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve, Shelter 1, 41W600 Hughes Road, Elburn

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 22 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Program Room
Sat, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Weather permitting, we will meet outside, so please bring a picnic blanket and don't forget to wear sunscreen!

Program Room
Tue, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Share the books you love and get some volunteer time in! Stop by to write some short reviews that will be featured on our YA book shelves.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Who can combine the most unlikely ingredients into the most delicious snacks? We’ll judge the appearance, taste, and ingenuity of your creations to select the day’s top dishes.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
This safari adventure combines traditional puppetry, amazing magic, and tons of audience participation.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us to make Library promotional videos for our YouTube channel! You can work on everything from scripting to acting to post-production. Snacks will be served and volunteer hours are available.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book "Arthur's Pet Business", followed by an activity. Then visit the museum's Go Figure!™ exhibit to explore some popular children's books and math-based activities relating to them.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
We'll show you how to get started with your iPhone device, answer your questions, and give you some new tips and tricks. Feel free to bring your device but it is not required.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 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

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 26, 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, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Compete in challenges with the Library's robots: LEGO Mindstorms, LEGO WeDo, Dash, Sphero, and more.
This event is full

Program Room
Sat, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Registration is required for this small-group storytime, designed for children with varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Sat, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
Bring your own ideas and drop in with the whole family to use our LEGO™ blocks, Brackitz™ Inventor set and KEVA™ planks to build your own creations.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
This interactive family concert features songs with energy and positive messages

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate Harry's birthday with Harry Potter Trivia! Compete in teams of up to six people to prove you're the ultimate Potterhead.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Midwestern troubadour David HB Drake presents Heartland, an Illinois Bicentennial historical program of folk songs, stories, and images that cover the width and breadth of the state of Illinois.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate your success in the Summer Challenge with games, prizes, and an international snack bar featuring eats from around the world.

Thu, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Book Sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Train to be a family of super sleuths and take on a mission to help us foil the plans of the Infamous Lawless Librarian.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Getting ready for middle school? The Library can help! Make a locker craft, meet other incoming 6th graders, eat cupcakes, and talk to experts who can answer all your questions about middle school.

Mon, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Volunteer to help kids practice their reading, then work on crafts and activities together! Register here if you are in grades 6-12. A Library staff member will contact you with more information.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Buddy up with a teen volunteer to practice reading and then work on crafts and activities together! Sign up here if you are in grades 1-5.

Program Room
Mon, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Bring your latest project!

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Calling all fearless and fearful incoming Kindergarteners! Join us as we share stories about going to school and make a craft.

Tue, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You've been taking photos all summer, let's turn them into art! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 8/7 or 8/9 from 4-6 PM to print your cell phone photos and jazz them up.

Wed, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book Goldilocks and the Three Bears, followed by an activity. Visit the museum's Go Figure!™ exhibit to explore popular children's books and math-based activities relating to them.

Program Room
Wed, Aug 08, 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.

Wed, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at All Chocolate Kitchen for a lively book discussion and great company. Copies of each title are set aside at the Information Desk the month before the discussion.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Starting high school this fall? Come to our open discussion with any questions or concerns you might have, and chat with upperclassmen about their experience.

Conference Room
Thu, Aug 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Information desk. IN MY KITCHEN by Deborah Madison

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenter Bill Andrews uses dramatic visuals and engaging demonstrations to educate kids about the science that makes manned spaceflight possible.

Thu, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You've been taking photos all summer, let's turn them into art! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 8/7 or 8/9 from 4-6 PM to print your cell phone photos and jazz them up.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids can sell unwanted toys, books, DVDs—anything but food—at this market run by kids. Items must be $1.00 or less. Each kid registered gets 3 ft. of table. Invite friends & neighbors to come shop!

Sat, Aug 11, 8:30am - 9:30am
Learn how to shop your local farmers market! Janie Maxwell, Executive Director of the Illinois Farmers Market Association, will teach us to navigate the market like a pro.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Elgin Sympony Orchestra's Woodwind Quintet presents Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. Instruments demonstrate sound and range by representing the story characters. Ideal for families with kids K-5th.

Conference Room
Tue, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how decorate your place—using what you already have!

Wed, Aug 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. New kits debut on the 15th of the month, so grab one before they disappear! In August, we're making Pencil Cases.

Wed, Aug 15, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Get ready for school with a fun back to school craft.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Rescheduled - Artist Dan Laib uses magic, storytelling, and art from around the world to inspire readers and spark the imagination.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
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 time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:15pm - 2:30pm
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 time only.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 15, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
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 time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
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 time only.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about one of the largest social media platforms. Topics include understanding the newsfeed and timeline, and how to post, share and privatize your own content.

Thu, Aug 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Siblings welcome!

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Share the history and life stories of Chicago's SS Eastland passenger ship that rolled into the Chicago River on July 24, 1915 with over 2,500 passengers and crew members on board.

Program Room
Fri, Aug 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Meeting Room
Fri, Aug 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Sat, Aug 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Start your school year off right with maximum organization. Learn what a bullet journal is and how it can help you keep track of your life.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 18, 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, Aug 19, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Join us to watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film is Valentin.

Meeting Room
Mon, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games, like Settlers of Catan or Exploding Kittens. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.