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Drop-In Board Games

All ages

2018-01-19 09:00:00 2018-01-19 18:00:00 America/Chicago Drop-In Board Games Geneva Public Library District

Friday, January 19
9:00am - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-01-19 09:00:00 2018-01-19 18:00:00 America/Chicago Drop-In Board Games Geneva Public Library District

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.

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Jun 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 24 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Program Room
Mon, Jun 25, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Create your own colorful dandelion with paint or ink and make a wish!

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:45am
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Love LEGOs and robots? Using LEGO WeDo kits, build items out of LEGOs, and learn how to program your creation so it moves. Please choose only one time slot.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and code LEGO WeDO and Mindstorms robots. No experience necessary.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 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.

Tue, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for the book "The Doorbell Rang", 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
Wed, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Artist Dan Laib uses magic, storytelling, and art from around the world to inspire readers and spark the imagination.

Program Room
Wed, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Escape the heat with some quality gaming time. Bring your own board game or try one of ours!

Program Room
Wed, Jun 27, 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

Conference Room
Wed, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Public welcome to attend.

Program Room
Wed, Jun 27, 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
Wed, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join veteran travelogue presenter, Ralph Danielsen, for an incredible slide show journey to Southern Italy.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Thu, Jun 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
Thu, Jun 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
Thu, Jun 28, 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, Jun 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
New date Wednesday, June 27, 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, Jun 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
How many rubber bands does it take to explode a watermelon? We are going to find out!
This event is full

Program Room
Mon, Jul 02, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Connect with knitting-lovers at the Library! Bring your latest project!

Tue, Jul 03, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Create a patriotic wand with ribbons and a star that you can wave around during the holiday.

Wed, Jul 04, All day
Library Closed

Meeting Room
Sun, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Come try out a variety of classic games on retro Atari, Nintendo, and Playstation systems. Feel free to invite your parents to play, but be warned—they might school you!

Program Room
Mon, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Drop in to explore various activity stations designed to encourage exploration, learning, and interest in art at just the right level for your preschooler.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 09, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Drop in any time during the program and bring the whole family to play classic games on retro Atari, Nintendo, and Playstation systems.

Tue, Jul 10, 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
Tue, Jul 10, 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.

Tue, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You'll never get lost once you've made yourself a map box! Join us in the Collaboration Zone on 7/10 and 7/12 from 4-6 to try this fun craft.

Conference Room
Tue, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 11, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate summer with some treats and entertainment.

Program Room
Wed, Jul 11, 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, Jul 11, 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
Thu, Jul 12, 9:30am - 10:30am
Mark Anderson of Andertoons will show you how to draw 26 adorable cartoon animals using only the alphabet and simple shapes.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mark Anderson of Andertoons will teach participants how to draw expressive cartoon faces, sketch bodies in motion, write jokes for cartoons, and use symbols to express ideas.

Conference Room
Thu, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies available at the Info Desk. Cheers to the Publican by Paul Kahan

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Illustrated lecture commemorating Illinois' bicentennial.

Thu, Jul 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
You'll never get lost once you've made yourself a map box! Join us in the Collaboration Zone on 7/10 and 7/12 from 4-6 to try this fun craft.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Siri, Alexa and Cortana are the biggest names in tech right now, as virtual personal assistant devices are battling their way into our phones and homes in order to make our lives easier.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Let's go back in time to roar, stomp and play through dinosaur activities and games. Can you dig it?

Program Room
Sat, Jul 14, 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

Sun, Jul 15, All day
Take & Make Kits are fun crafts you can take home and make on your own time. In July, we're making Paracord Bracelets.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
Watch and discuss a foreign film led by members of Geneva’s International Cultural Exchange Committee. This month's film is The Gleaners and I (Les Glaneurs et La Glaneuse)

Mon, Jul 16, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us for stories, then put on old shoes, dip your toes into the water and enjoy a naturalist-guided exploration of the watery world of creeks. Adults must accompany children in the water.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jul 16, 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.

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

Meeting Room
Tue, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
You might kill on the PS4, but can you handle an Atari? Try your hand at some retro games and find out!

Canceled
Tue, Jul 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Tue, Jul 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at The Chilled Palette for an evening of fun while you create your own painting! Beverages will be available for purchase if you wish.
This event is full

Conference Room
Tue, Jul 17, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss The Alchemist by Paul Coelho.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Lisa Zago presents Dinosauria, an educational program about the age of dinosaurs that includes real dinosaur bones and fossils from her recent dinosaur digs.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.

Program Room
Wed, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create your very own shimmering night sky art, featuring your favorite constellation.

Thu, Jul 19, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Get creative with cupcake liners and make dinosaurs, dragons, flowers, fish, or whatever you dream up!

Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Master storyteller, William Pack, exposes the amazing truth behind the myth of the legendary escape artist, Harry Houdini.

Program Room
Fri, Jul 20, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us to play Minecraft on the Library’s server. We’ll play in creative mode, where all resources are provided so you’re free to craft and build. Please register for only one timeslot.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and break blocks on the Library's very own Minecraft server. All experience levels are welcome.

Fri, Jul 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
We're reading the latest and greatest YA titles – for this meeting, we’ll discuss Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody. Register in advance and get a free copy of our next book!

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.