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Drop in to your Library and visit us to browse, check out materials, read, do some homework, catch up on work, and more at your Library. We also have some computers available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Our hours are:
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Choose how to enjoy your Library: virtually via our website, gpld.org, with our drive-up service, or in person.

Questions? Email us at geneva.library@gpld.org, or call us at (630) 232-0780.

Because COVID-19 still impacts our daily lives, the Library must follow standards from the State of Illinois. Review our procedures at gpld.org/announcements.

Sign up for our virtual events in September.



Kids

Storytime at Home (Birth-6 years)
Sept. 4, 8, 18, 22 at 9:15 a.m.

Elementary School
Mystery Box: Round 2 
(Grades 1-2)

Sept. 18 at 4 p.m.
CSI: Library (Grades 3-5)
Sept. 25 at 4 p.m.

Middle School (Grades 6-8)
Coding With Friends
Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Dungeons & Dragons
Sept. 16 at 4:30 p.m.
The Meme Challenge
Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m.

Teens (Grades 9-12)
Virtual D&D: Adventurer's Society
Sept. 4 at 4 p.m.
Jackbox Party
Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.

Enjoy virtual programs from the convenience of your home, such as storytimes, book talks, technology classes, crafts, and more! We've got something for every age and stage of life!

To register, click on the program name or date.


20s & 30s
Board Game Night
Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Trivia Night
Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Hangout: Art a la Carte
Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Adults
Stitch and Craft Together
Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 at 3 p.m.
Dish! Cookbook Book Discussion
Sept. 10 at 12 p.m.

Tech Connects
Intro to Word Online
Sept. 16 at 11 a.m.
Intro to Excel Online
Sept. 23 at 11 a.m.
Intro to 3D Printing
Sept. 30 at 11 a.m.
Book returns fyi.

Closed Labor Day.

The Library will be closed to visits and hold pick-ups Monday, Sept. 7. Our book drop is available 24/7.
NEW: 3D Printing for GPLD cardholders.
Discover how to create unique, customized three-dimensional objects, and bring your designs to life at the Library with our 3D printer. Please note that 3D printing is avaible to GPLD card holders only. Want to learn more about 3D printing? Sign up for our online Intro to 3D Printing Class at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.
GPLD Book Recommendations: Unicorns!

Do you love unicorns? Then, you will love these magical books for younger readers! Check them out at gpld.org:

Thelma the Unicorn
by Aaron Blabey

The Return of Thelma the Unicorn
by Aaron Blabey

When Unicorns Poop
by Lexie Castle

It's OK to be a Unicorn!
by Jason Tharp

Unicorns 101
by Cale Atkinson

Unicorn Magic
by Sabina Gibson

Kevin the Unicorn: It's Not All Rainbows
by Jessika Von Innerebner

Go Away, Unicorn!
by Emily Mullock
 
Book talk: "Gods of Jade and Shadow." 
The historical fantasy novel "Gods of Jade and Shadow" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the story of Cinderella, set in the jazz age, and mixed with Mexican folklore, says our Librarian Erin. This excellent fairytale features a wonderful female heroine, Casiopea, who is both relatable and enviable. Check out this book - and more - at gpld.org
Storytime with Miss Ginny.
Miss Ginny has a unique, fun, and interactive tale of The Baby Bird to share with us!

Find storytimes, crafts, book talks, and more that you can enjoy anytime at GPLD Connects. 
Keep up with the latest Library news and information at gpld.org.

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