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Down to DIY: Book Folding

2018-04-17 16:00:00 2018-04-17 18:00:00 America/Chicago Down to DIY: Book Folding Geneva Public Library District

Tuesday, April 17
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-04-17 16:00:00 2018-04-17 18:00:00 America/Chicago Down to DIY: Book Folding Geneva Public Library District

Celebrate National Library Month with some drop-in book folding! We'll be in the Collaboration Zone between 4 and 6 PM on 4/17 and 4/19 with books and patterns to create beautiful book sculptures.

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Sep 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 30 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Program Room
Mon, Sep 24, 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 24, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about the Cloud and how to use Google Drive to store files and information.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore different types of writing independently during this open lab time. Bring your own ideas or use our story starters to get the creativity flowing.

Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Program Room
Wed, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the process of impressionist art through the works of Monet while creating a piece in his unique style.

Meeting Room
Wed, Sep 26, 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

Program Room
Wed, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a beautiful pumpkin piece of art that's fun enough to display year-round!

Program Room
Thu, Sep 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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

Group Study Room
Thu, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
See agenda on Library website.

Meeting Room
Thu, Sep 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, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Fri, Sep 28, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Sat, Sep 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 01, 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!

Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

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Wed, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Discover the amazing world of spiders! After spider stories and rhymes in the lodge, we’ll head outside to find eight-legged creatures in their natural habitats. Each person attending must register.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, John Nygro will talk about Young Frankenstein, an affectionate 1974 parody by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks of the classic 1931 film.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Celebrate October 3rd with Mean Girls trivia night at Aurelio’s. Order dinner if you wish. Compete in teams of up to six people for ultimate bragging rights.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Whether you're a pressure cooking pro or just considering getting started, this is the class for you! Stove top and electric models will be covered. Recipes, tips, and tasty bites will be provided.

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

Program Room
Fri, Oct 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Work together on writing, filming, and editing a short horror film set in the Library using a green screen and iMovie. Snacks will be served.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 05, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 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.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 08, 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.

Mon, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a Fall washi tape jar.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Build and code LEGO WeDO and Mindstorms robots. No experience necessary.

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Conference Room
Tue, Oct 09, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

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

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

Wed, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come learn what everyone is talking about. This class will cover the parts of Snapchat, how to sign up for a Snapchat account, how to create and send a snap, and how to save snaps to your story.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a unique and whimsical pumpkin made from mason canning jar lids and washi tape.
This event is full

Conference Room
Thu, Oct 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Plenty/ Yotam Ottolenghi

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the art of oral storytelling by the "fire". We'll take an existing story and use our imaginations, body movements, and expressive tones of voice to retell it in our own way.

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

Fri, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Get the newest YA titles at book club! Everyone who registers will get a free copy of our next book. Today we're discussing Notes From My Captivity by Kathy Parks.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Oct 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
Mon, Oct 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Through play and storytime, Michelle Clark with TriCity Family Services will provide adults and their preschool children with tips to reduce sibling rivalry and encourage cooperation and sharing.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make a Fall washi tape jar.

Tue, Oct 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Conference Room
Tue, Oct 16, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Drop in to explore various activity stations designed to encourage exploration, learning, and interest in math at just the right level for your preschooler.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This lecture by College of DuPage History Professor Dr. Ben Whisenhunt examines Putin’s background, style of rule, and overall relationship with the United States.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come learn what everyone is talking about. This class will cover the parts of Snapchat, how to sign up for a Snapchat account, how to create and send a snap, and how to save snaps to your story.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In this program created especially for Illinois' Bicentennial, Mr. Lincoln, portrayed by Kevin Wood, shares how both he and Illinois were transformed during his years in Illinois.

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore the art of oral storytelling by the "fire". We'll take an existing story and use our imaginations, body movements, and expressive tones of voice to retell it in our own way.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring your FAFSA and all your questions - Andrea Janick and ISAC are here to help get your forms filled out and filed as soon as possible. Bring your own laptop or use one provided by the library.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 19, 9:30am - 11:00am
Please come prepared to discuss The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

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

Fri, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zombie tag in the Library? An extreme scavenger hunt in the stacks? That can’t be allowed…but we’re going to try it anyway! We won’t tell if you don’t.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 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, Oct 21, 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 The Postman (Italy).

Program Room
Sun, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
This small-group is designed for children with sensory processing issues and varied learning abilities. Activities engage the senses through books, music and movement. Siblings are welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 23, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Tue, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
This drop-in program invites families of all ages to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Meeting Room
Tue, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
David Wylly of Medicare Solutions Network will discuss what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and your potential out-of-pocket exposure.

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
How do we plan for psychological or spiritual issues in our retirement lives? Caryl Pripusich, LCSW will help us identify what’s important to us in our 6th, 7th, and 8th decades of life.

Program Room
Wed, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Bring your own baby for a book discussion/playtime mash up. We'll share a book and rhymes with the babies and take time to talk like grown-ups about your favorite titles. 

Wed, Oct 24, 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

Program Room
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Why wait for winter? Decorate your very own edible haunted gingerbread house!

Meeting Room
Wed, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
You've filled out your FAFSA, and now it's time to consider: what college is best for you? My College Planning Team guides you through narrowing down your search.