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Evening Family Storytime

All Ages

2018-10-30 18:30:00 2018-10-30 19:00:00 America/Chicago Evening Family Storytime Geneva Public Library District

Tuesday, October 30
6:30pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-10-30 18:30:00 2018-10-30 19:00:00 America/Chicago Evening Family Storytime Geneva Public Library District

Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

TAGS: | Storytimes |

Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Dec 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Dec 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Dec 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 16 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

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

Wed, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Make the perfect holiday card with a buffet of options! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 12/12 or 12/18 from 4-6 PM, and learn to make a pop-up card.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 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, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Using a re-purposed salt shaker and other craft items, you'll have lots of holiday fun creating your very own little festive snowman!
This event is full

Wed, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us 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, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Take a break from your holiday preparations and join us to enjoy this video recap of some of the best holiday-themed cinematic gifts presented by Bob Burton.

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 13, 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.

Canceled
Thu, Dec 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand file explorer and more.

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 14, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Rescheduled
Fri, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Friday, December 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Get into the spirit of the holidays with crafts, a singalong, refreshments - and a visit from Santa!

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Get into the spirit of the holidays with crafts, a singalong, refreshments - and a visit from Santa!

Sat, Dec 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 December, we're making candy cane scarves.

Program Room
Sat, Dec 15, 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
Sat, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The best gifts are the ones you make yourself! Stop by our workshop for the perfect last minute holiday gift.

Program Room
Sun, Dec 16, 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.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for a reading of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, make a Grinch themed craft and participate in other games and activities.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Any board game fans out there? Join us for an evening of tabletop games. Feel free to bring your own games, too! Snacks will be provided.

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

Tue, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Make the perfect holiday card with a buffet of options! Come to the Collaboration Zone on 12/12 or 12/18 from 4-6 PM, and learn to make a pop-up card.

Conference Room
Tue, Dec 18, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Please come prepared to discuss The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Birth-24 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 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
Wed, Dec 19, 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
Wed, Dec 19, 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.
This event is full

Program Room
Wed, Dec 19, 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.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Wed, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Old English Father Christmas, portrayed by Terry Lynch, tells the stories of St. Nicholas, the protector of children throughout the ages. Families are welcome!

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
This hands-on introduction will show you how to personalize Windows 10, use the new Start Menu, understand file explorer and more.

Meeting Room
Thu, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 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, Dec 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Program Room
Sat, Dec 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Mon, Dec 24, All day
Library Closed

Tue, Dec 25, All day
Library Closed

Program Room
Thu, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bring your imagination to the library! We will provide a vast array of craft supplies, you decide which to use and what to create! All ages are welcome with caregiver assistance for younger children.

Rescheduled
Thu, Dec 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
New date Thursday, December 20, 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
Thu, Dec 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Foy Scalf, Head of Research Archives at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, for this fascinating lecture about Ancient Egypt's renowned magical and medical lore.

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 28, 10:00am - 10:45am
Do you have trouble getting your child to try new foods? Join local author and family health coach Michelle Mansfield for a reading of her book I Tried it! followed by a fun fruit tasting activity.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Fri, Dec 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
A ghostly librarian thinks the Library should be only for studying, not puzzles, games, or snacks. You'd better not come to this program--it could make her angry, and she might not let you leave!

Program Room
Mon, Dec 31, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sing in the new year with some of your favorite songs! An adult must accompany children during this drop-in program.

Meeting Room
Mon, Dec 31, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Celebrate the end of 2018 with a family concert featuring Laura Doherty, followed by a countdown to Noon! Free tickets are available to GPLD cardholders beginning 12/17; 12/23 for non-cardholders.

Mon, Dec 31, 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Closing at 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Discover the history of the Orphan Trains, presented by Becky Higgins, a descendant of Orphan Train Rider William Sidney Emay.

Thu, Jan 03, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Put your imagination to work with various building materials and activities in the Youth Services department.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join local author and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld for a reading of Good Night, Good Night Construction site and other construction related activities.

Program Room
Thu, Jan 03, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Children's book author/illustrator Tom Lichtenheld will show you how to start with a small idea, add some imagination, and build a big story in this bookmaking workshop.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Chef Cherise will reveal her secrets for making scones, muffins, sweet rolls, and pies - days and even weeks ahead of time. Recipes and tasty bites will be included.

Fri, Jan 04, 9:00am - 5:45pm
Let's get puzzled! Join us for puzzles of every kind. Crosswords! Sudoku! Brain Teasers! Puzzle Games! And, of course, a community jigsaw puzzle (or two)!

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Channel your inner inventor to protect a poor helpless water balloon from going SPLAT. What kind of safety equipment can you create? The balloons need you!

Program Room
Sat, Jan 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Meeting Room
Sun, Jan 06, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Book sale clean out. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 07, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Book sale clean out. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Mon, Jan 07, 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!

Tue, Jan 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Program Room
Tue, Jan 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Our Volunteen Winter Session begins on Monday, January 14 and will run until Friday, April 12. Come to our orientation to learn everything you need to know before you start!

Conference Room
Tue, Jan 08, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Orientation Barn
Wed, Jan 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Program Room
Wed, Jan 09, 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, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Using puffy paint and a pillar candle, create your own decorative candle in a mandala-inspired design.

Wed, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us 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, Jan 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Do you have 8mm film, slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these mementos by making digital copies.

Conference Room
Thu, Jan 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Food 52 cookbook/Amanda Hessler

Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Middle schoolers & parents, join Michelle Clark, TriCity Family Services’ Dir. of Emotional Wellness Programs, to learn 6 techniques for stress management & practice healthy coping skills for worries.

Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in for music and movement. Registration is not required.

Fri, Jan 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Friends of the Library book sort. New members always welcome.

Program Room
Fri, Jan 11, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.