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Friday Morning Book Discussion

2018-09-21 09:30:00 2018-09-21 11:00:00 America/Chicago Friday Morning Book Discussion Geneva Public Library District

Friday, September 21
9:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2018-09-21 09:30:00 2018-09-21 11:00:00 America/Chicago Friday Morning Book Discussion Geneva Public Library District

Please come prepared to discuss As Good As Gone by Larry Watson.

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Aug 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Program Room
Wed, Aug 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn the basics of cross stitching, and have a sassy frame to hang when you're finished!

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
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.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 23, 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/.

Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 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, Aug 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for stories and yoga poses. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel if you'd like.

Program Room
Sat, Aug 25, 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.

Rescheduled
Sat, Aug 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Saturday, August 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
Mon, Aug 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Our Volunteen Fall Session begins on Tuesday, September 4 and will run until Friday, November 30. Come to one of our orientations to learn everything you need to know before you start!

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for this open-ended playtime geared toward exploration and socialization. Activity stations help boost your child’s reading readiness skills. Younger siblings are welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Aug 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Wed, Aug 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This class is designed to help you navigate, customize, and care for your device. You will learn how to change settings, organize, download apps, and more.

Program Room
Thu, Aug 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Is there a particular way the library has been helpful to you? Earn a GIVE hour by helping us make the definitive teen guide to the library.

Program Room
Sun, Sep 02, 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, Sep 03, All day
Library Closed

Program Room
Tue, Sep 04, 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
Tue, Sep 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Rockford Peaches and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League! Rebecca Tulloch will share the story of the real life Peaches.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tom Jaworski from Quest College Consulting shows us the most effective way to complete a college application, maximizing impact and letting you stand out.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wondering whether or not you should refinance your student loans? Find out the pros and cons from Andrea Janick of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Meeting Room
Sat, Sep 08, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will proctor our practice SAT exam just like the real thing. Come prepared with pencils, a calculator and a snack.

Program Room
Sat, Sep 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Sep 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

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

Mon, Sep 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop into the Collaboration Zone to make a lavender sachet to add a delicate scent to your closet. Sewing beginners are welcome!

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Berenice Martinez, of the Attorney General's Office, will help ensure that consumers have the knowledge and tools to better protect themselves from deceptive business practices and con artists.

Conference Room
Tue, Sep 11, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Orientation Barn
Wed, Sep 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Program Room
Wed, Sep 12, 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.

Program Room
Wed, Sep 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a seasonal votive candle holder using a small glass jar and decorative accents.

Wed, Sep 12, 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, Sep 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
We'll cover all the steps you need to create an Instagram account and become an active user.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Conference Room
Thu, Sep 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. The half baked harvest cookbook/ Tieghan Gerard

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 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.
This event is full

Program Room
Thu, Sep 13, 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, Sep 13, 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, Sep 13, 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.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission joins us to take the mystery out of financial aid, help you find scholarship resources, and go over your best financing options.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 14, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Sat, Sep 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!

Meeting Room
Sat, Sep 15, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Huntington Learning Center will proctor our practice ACT exam just like the real thing. Come prepared with pencils, a calculator and a snack.

Meeting Room
Sun, Sep 16, 1:00pm - 3:15pm
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 Moolaadé (Senegal).

Program Room
Mon, Sep 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

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

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 17, 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.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Sep 18, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop into the Collaboration Zone to make a lavender sachet to add a delicate scent to your closet. Sewing beginners are welcome!

Tue, Sep 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in at the Collaboration Zone on 9/18 or 9/20 any time from 4-6 PM to make a funky pixel art keychain!

Program Room
Tue, Sep 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Sep 18, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for 90 minutes of out of this world fun including games, crafts, snacks, and experiments.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for a fun afternoon of science experiments inspired by the Harry Potter series.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
These six fascinating women led equally fascinating lives, apart from the manner in which they each ended. Martina Mathisen artfully interweaves their tales of power, personality, and politics.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
We'll cover all the steps you need to create an Instagram account and become an active user.

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime for 2 & 3 year olds with a caregiver. Siblings are welcome. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Civics is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. However, can civics be civil, or dare we say it, FUN? Terry Lynch will explain what it meant, and still means to be an American citizen.

Thu, Sep 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Drop in at the Collaboration Zone on 9/18 or 9/20 any time from 4-6 PM to make a funky pixel art keychain!

Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Copies of the book to be discussed may be obtained from the Check Out Desk. Read the book, then join us for this special "girls only" book discussion.

Thu, Sep 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us at the School of Art in Geneva to learn the art of Hand Lettering!

Program Room
Fri, Sep 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss As Good As Gone by Larry Watson.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 21, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Sep 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Trace writing and drawings in the air that show up as glowing lines in photos. Try out glow sticks, holiday lights and more!