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VIRTUAL Write to Rover

K-8th Grade

2021-02-26 00:00:00 2021-02-26 23:59:00 America/Chicago VIRTUAL Write to Rover Practice your writing skills and send an email to a therapy dog! Visit our website [https://gpld.org/connect-virtual-programs] for more information. Geneva Public Library District

Friday, February 26
All day

Add to Calendar 2021-02-26 00:00:00 2021-02-26 23:59:00 America/Chicago VIRTUAL Write to Rover Practice your writing skills and send an email to a therapy dog! Visit our website [https://gpld.org/connect-virtual-programs] for more information. Geneva Public Library District

Practice your writing skills and send an email to a therapy dog! Visit our website [https://gpld.org/connect-virtual-programs] for more information.

Your Library therapy dog friends miss seeing you! Send an email to one of our furry friends and tell them what you’ve been up to, share what you’ve been reading, or write about some fun facts. The dog you pick will send you an email response with their picture! You can write to a different dog each week, and they will respond. Visit our Write to Rover page for more information.

AGE GROUP: | Middle School | Elementary School |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs |

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Mar 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 02 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Mar 03 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Mar 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 05 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 06 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 07 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Thu, Mar 04, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Flannel boards are a fun way to share rhymes and stories with young children. Supplies will be provided. See description for more information.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Geneva Library Online
Get the lowdown on the most common scams, and learn how to protect yourself.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Discovery Spot
Flannel boards are a fun way to share rhymes and stories with young children. This event is for GPLD cardholders. See description for more info.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Mar 05, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Fri, Mar 05, 9:30am - 9:50am
Register to join us online for movement, music, and stories from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Fri, Mar 05, 9:30am - 9:50am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 05, 10:15am - 10:35am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Training Lab
Come learn how you can create your own 3D printed planter, as we get ready for spring planting. Some basic computer skills required.

Fri, Mar 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Geneva Library Online
Come learn how you can create your own 3D printed planter, as we get ready for spring planting. Some basic computer skills required.

Sat, Mar 06, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Sun, Mar 07, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 08, All day
Stop by the library's Drive Up Window to pick-up a pre-made kit with activity pages and/or crafts for kids ages 3 and up.

Mon, Mar 08, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Geneva Library Online
Are you interested in using Google meet? Join us for a short meeting about how to get started with Google’s new Meet feature.

Mon, Mar 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Training Lab
Are you interested in using Google meet? Join us for a short meeting about how to get started with Google’s new Meet feature.

Mon, Mar 08, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Geneva Library Online
Join us to explore basic document editing and formatting in Microsoft Word.

Tue, Mar 09, All day
You can't grow gold, but growing some of this clover in a pot might bring you some St. Patrick's Day luck!

Tue, Mar 09, 6:15pm - 6:35pm
Register to join us online for bedtime stories and lullabies from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Tue, Mar 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Would you like to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet, but want to learn more stitches? This is a series that will help you stick to it.

Wed, Mar 10, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Wed, Mar 10, 9:30am - 9:50am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 10, 9:30am - 9:50am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.

Wed, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:45am
Training Lab
Join us to explore basic document editing and formatting in Microsoft Word.

Wed, Mar 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Training Lab
Are you a musician or vocal artist? Join us as we introduce you to GarageBand a free Apple product, used for music creation.

Wed, Mar 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Geneva Library Online
Are you a musician or vocal artist? Join us as we introduce you to GarageBand a free Apple product, used for music creation.

Wed, Mar 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Want to make a difference at the Library? Share your ideas and earn volunteer hours while doing it! We'll meet virtually.

Wed, Mar 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of virtual board games with Jackbox!

Thu, Mar 11, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Thu, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us in the meeting room to discuss Smitten Kitchen: every day. A copy of the book is available at the drive-up window.

Thu, Mar 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us virtually to talk about SMITTEN KITCHEN: EVERY DAY/ Deb Perelman. A copy of the book is available at the drive- up window.

Thu, Mar 11, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Calling aspiring writers! Grab a notebook and a pencil and get ready to write! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Thu, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Geneva Library Online
Learn about the life history of America's national symbol, the Bald Eagle, in this presentation by Bob and Kathy Andrini of Kane County Audobon.

Fri, Mar 12, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Fri, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
DIY Workshop
Join us as we experience watercolor landscapes together. No experience necessary. The library will provide all supplies.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Geneva Library Online
Join us as we experience watercolor landscapes together. No experience necessary. The library will provide all supplies.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 13, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Sat, Mar 13, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Sat, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Drop in for an active game of BINGO that will include simple stretches and movements. COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.

Sun, Mar 14, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Sun, Mar 14, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 15, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Mon, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
DIY Workshop
Calling all fiber art & craft enthusiasts! Join GPLD staff member Christine to work on your own stitching & craft projects in our DIY Workshop.

Mon, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us at the library for books, activities, games, and FUN!

Mon, Mar 15, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Geneva Library Online
Join us to explore basic spreadsheet editing and formatting in Microsoft Excel.

Tue, Mar 16, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Tue, Mar 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Training Lab
Join us to learn more about garden design and build your own dream garden using Better Homes & Garden's free, interactive Plan-A-Garden website.

Tue, Mar 16, 6:15pm - 6:35pm
Meeting Room
Put your PJs on and join us for bedtime storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Explore the complex world of financial aid. Parents and students will learn strategies and tips for lowering costs and optimizing scholarships.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Would you like to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet, but want to learn more stitches? This is a series that will help you stick to it.

Wed, Mar 17, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Wed, Mar 17, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Wed, Mar 17, 9:30am - 9:50am
It's a storytime celebration for St. Patrick's Day! Register here, then pick up the activity packet (1 per child) at the drive-up after March 1st.

Wed, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Training Lab
Join us to explore basic spreadsheet editing and formatting in Microsoft Excel.

Wed, Mar 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Geneva Library Online
Join us to learn more about garden design and build your own dream garden using Better Homes & Garden's free, interactive Plan-A-Garden website.

Thu, Mar 18, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Thu, Mar 18, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Thu, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Join us at the library to discuss The Authenticity Project. Copies are available for pickup. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Thu, Mar 18, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Calling aspiring writers! Grab a notebook and a pencil and get ready to write! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Thu, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Geneva Library Online
Screen-capture technology has become more popular than ever as we help friends and family perform computation from home. Come learn how easy it is.

Thu, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Training Lab
Screen-capture technology has become more popular than ever as we help friends and family perform computation from home. Come learn how easy it is.

Thu, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Any trivia fans out there? Join us for an evening of fun and test your knowledge of your favorite superheroes!

Thu, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Geneva Library Online
Calling all fiber art & craft enthusiasts! Join GPLD staff member Christine to work on your stitching & craft projects from home.

Fri, Mar 19, All day
Pick up a Take & Make It Kit for Adults. While supplies last. One kit per person, please.

Fri, Mar 19, All day
Come to our first ever GPLD StoryWalk®! Enjoy a walk around the library while reading the story Polar Bear Postman. The fun begins at Library Park!

Fri, Mar 19, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Fri, Mar 19, 9:30am - 9:50am
Register to join us online for movement, music, and stories from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Fri, Mar 19, 10:15am - 10:35am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
New Dungeons & Dragons players will learn the basics, and experienced players can play and share their expert tips as we start a new campaign.

Sat, Mar 20, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Sun, Mar 21, All day
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 22, All day
Stop by the library's Drive Up Window to pick-up a pre-made kit with activity pages and/or crafts for kids ages 3 and up.

Mon, Mar 22, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room
Join first chapters read aloud, an easy and fun way to get students excited about reading.

Mon, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Turn a drawstring pouch and rocks into a travel tic-tac-toe set! Supplies provided. See program description for more information.

Mon, Mar 22, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Geneva Library Online
Join us to explore basic presentation editing and formatting in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Mon, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Create colorful and soft coasters using pom-poms! This program is for GPLD cardholders. COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented

Tue, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
DIY Workshop
Join us in the DIY Workshop to craft a sock bunny.

Tue, Mar 23, 6:15pm - 6:35pm
Register to join us online for bedtime stories and lullabies from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Tue, Mar 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Would you like to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet, but want to learn more stitches? This is a series that will help you stick to it.

Wed, Mar 24, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Wed, Mar 24, 9:30am - 9:50am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 24, 9:30am - 9:50am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.

Wed, Mar 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Training Lab
Join us to explore basic presentation editing and formatting in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Wed, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Training Lab
Videos have become a way we can learn, share information and memories, or express ourselves. Let's learn the basics.

Wed, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Geneva Library Online
Videos have become a way we can learn, share information and memories, or express ourselves. Let's learn the basics.

Wed, Mar 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Representatives from Business and Career Services will offer guidance for teens to find part-time, seasonal, or supplementary work while a student.

Thu, Mar 25, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Thu, Mar 25, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Calling aspiring writers! Grab a notebook and a pencil and get ready to write! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Thu, Mar 25, 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.

Thu, Mar 25, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Geneva Library Online
Craft-along at home with a Take & Make Kit, available for pickup at our Drive Up Window beginning Friday, March 19.

Fri, Mar 26, 9:30am - 9:50am
Register to join us online for movement, music, and stories from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Fri, Mar 26, 10:15am - 10:35am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
DIY Workshop
Let us get ready for spring with lovely door décor created by you, with a little help from technology. All materials provided by the library.

Fri, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Geneva Library Online
Let us get ready for spring with lovely door décor created by you, with a little help from technology. All materials provided by the library.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 27, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Sun, Mar 28, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Sun, Mar 28, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 29, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Mon, Mar 29, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Mon, Mar 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Join us for a funny story, jokes, and pranks you can play. This event is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety precautions will be implemented.

Mon, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for some wacky pandemic-friendly games, like Pin the Vaccine on the Virus and Extremely Spaced-Out Musical Chairs. Not today, COVID!

Mon, Mar 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Hello board game fans! Join us for a night of tabletop games. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.

Tue, Mar 30, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Tue, Mar 30, 6:15pm - 6:35pm
Meeting Room
Put your PJs on and join us for bedtime storytime together. This program is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Would you like to learn how to crochet? Do you know how to crochet, but want to learn more stitches? This is a series that will help you stick to it.

Wed, Mar 31, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Wed, Mar 31, All day
DIY Workshop
Visit the library's DIY Workshop to enjoy drop-in crafts for Teens & Adults.

Wed, Mar 31, 9:30am - 9:50am
Register to join us online for movement, music, and stories from the comfort of your own home! This remote program is hosted online via RingCentral.

Wed, Mar 31, 10:00am - 10:30am
Training Lab
Join us to explore a variety of current and emerging streaming services.

Wed, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Turn a drawstring pouch and rocks into a travel tic-tac-toe set! This program is for GPLD cardholders; COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed.

Wed, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Make a miniature succulent garden in a bowl!

Thu, Apr 01, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Fri, Apr 02, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Fri, Apr 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
If you like fast paced fun, you won't want to miss this event! This event is for GPLD cardholders, and COVID-19 safety measures will be implemented.

Fri, Apr 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Training Lab
As a PC user, you may have had to switch to Windows 10. Come learn about the key features of Windows 10 and have your questions answered.

Sat, Apr 03, All day
Special STEAM Take Home Activity kits will be available in the Kids Landing Department during Spring Break! (While supplies last)

Sat, Apr 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Learn how to recycle an old book into a creative work of art.