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Friends of the Library

Book Sort

2018-08-02 12:00:00 2018-08-02 14:00:00 America/Chicago Friends of the Library Geneva Public Library District

Thursday, August 02
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-08-02 12:00:00 2018-08-02 14:00:00 America/Chicago Friends of the Library Geneva Public Library District

Book Sort for Geneva Friends of the Library.  New members are always welcome.

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Geneva Public Library District

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

Hours
Mon, Oct 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Oct 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

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.
Registration is now closed

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
Families are invited 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.

Thu, Oct 25, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Join with readers from across the country to read Maybe Something Beautiful. Afterwards, help create a beautiful mural to decorate the library. No registration required.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 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 25, 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, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Used book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Bring your stuffed animal to a storytime then leave them at the Library for a spooktacular sleepover! Costumes optional. Pick up your stuffed friend on Friday, October 26 after 10a.m.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 25, 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

Meeting Room
Thu, Oct 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.

Program Room
Fri, Oct 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Oct 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Program Room
Sat, Oct 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. No registration required.

Program Room
Mon, Oct 29, 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 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Mon, Oct 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn to create, edit, manage, and share documents using this free web-based software. Discover how Google Docs allows users to create and edit documents in real-time while collaborating with others.

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

Tue, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Get a little spooky and drop by the Collaboration Zone on 10/30 or 11/1 between 4-6 PM to make a haunted house candle jar!

Program Room
Tue, Oct 30, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Program Room
Thu, Nov 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.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 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.

Thu, Nov 01, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
We will get together to read DÍa de los Muertos by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, explore the rich culture of Mexico and learn more about its Day of the Dead celebration.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
We will get together to discuss Raina Telgemeier's graphic novel Ghosts, explore the rich culture of Mexico and learn more about its Day of the Dead celebration.

Thu, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Get a little spooky and drop by the Collaboration Zone on 10/30 or 11/1 between 4-6 PM to make a haunted house candle jar!

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
50 years ago The Beatles released The White Album. Gregory Alexander will share facts about the writing and recording of the double album, complete with audio and video examples!

Program Room
Fri, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Meeting Room
Sat, Nov 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
To celebrate International Games Week, join us to play classic games on Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and Playstation systems, plus a variety of computer and board games from past and present.

Meeting Room
Sun, Nov 04, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Join us for stories, s’mores, fort-building, and reading time. Bring your own fort-building materials (sheets, blankets) and flashlights. Participants must arrive before the Library closes at 5 p.m.

Program Room
Mon, Nov 05, 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, Nov 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Mon, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make your own miniature ugly sweater ornament!

Meeting Room
Mon, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for books, activities, games, and FUN! Each month will feature a different theme.

Program Room
Mon, Nov 05, 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, Nov 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Conference Room
Tue, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
General Meeting for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Rochelle Pennington will tell the ship's story from its launch to its final radio broadcasts, and from the Fitz's discovery on Superior's bottom to the raising of artifacts from its watery grave.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
To commemorate the bicentennial of Mary Todd Lincoln's birth, join storyteller Lynn Rymarz in this dramatic portrayal as she follows Mary's journey from Springfield, IL to Washington, D.C.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 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, Nov 08, 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, Nov 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Come and talk about the love of reading cookbooks. Copies will be available at the Info Desk. Jamie's Food Revolution/Jamie Oliver

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 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

Meeting Room
Thu, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Use your creativity and engineering skills to build a cardboard ping-pong maze.

Program Room
Thu, Nov 08, 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, Nov 08, 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
Thu, Nov 08, 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
Thu, Nov 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Stephanie Kennedy from My College Planning Team will show us the tricks to writing an irresistible college admissions essay.

Program Room
Fri, Nov 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
0-23 months with a caregiver. Limited nametags will be available 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Meeting Room
Fri, Nov 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Use apps to create a song, then film a music video for it in front of our green screen.

Meeting Room
Sat, Nov 10, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Friends of the Library Children's Book Sale

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

Program Room
Sat, Nov 10, 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

Program Room
Mon, Nov 12, 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, Nov 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Drop in music and movement for ages 3 and under. Registration not required.

Mon, Nov 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join us at a different Geneva business each month for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime for children ages 3-6. Limited nametags will be issued 15 minutes prior to storytime.

Tue, Nov 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
Drop in to the Collaboration Zone and make your own miniature ugly sweater ornament!

Conference Room
Tue, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 8:15pm
Led by author and teacher Rick Holinger, this workshop welcomes writers of all genres.

Program Room
Tue, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Families are invited to enjoy storytime together. Pajamas are optional!

Orientation Barn
Wed, Nov 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meet us at the Orientation Barn at Peck Farm for stories and activities.

Meeting Room
Wed, Nov 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Book sort for Geneva Friends of the Library. New members are always welcome.

Program Room
Wed, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 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, Nov 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
There are currently five U.S. spacecraft either on or orbiting Mars right now. This presentation by MIchelle Nichols will cover the past, present, and future of Martian exploration.