Geauga County Public Library
July 22, 2021 by Staff Report

Families may join on the patio to turn paper towel rolls into bird feeders...

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Backyard Birdfeeder and Craft

Aug. 3, 10 a.m.

Aug. 10, 6 p.m.

Geauga West Branch

Families may join on the patio to turn paper towel rolls into bird feeders. The craft contains peanut butter.

Chardon Reads Discussion

Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

Chardon Branch

“Chardon Reads” is the Chardon High School “one book, one school, one community” summer reading book. Community members, parents and students will discuss “Five People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom.

Book Discussion

Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

Geauga West Branch

Discuss “The Music Shop” by Rachel Joyce.

Chalk the Walk

Aug. 10, 3-3:45 p.m.

Middlefield Branch

Show talent and love for the library as the group chalks the walk.

Paint and Sippy

Aug. 11 and 12, 2 p.m.

Bainbridge Branch 

Youth ages 4-8 with a caregiver will enjoy an interactive program of stories while creating a masterpiece on canvas.

Mobile Memory Lab Orientation

Aug. 11, 4 p.m.

Bainbridge Branch

Use the Mobile Memory Lab to preserve memories. Attendance at an hour-long orientation is mandatory before booking appointments with the Mobile Memory Lab.

Book Discussion

Aug. 12, 5:30 p.m.

Middlefield Branch

Join for a discussion of “The Pioneers” by David G. McCullough.



Geauga Skywatchers Club

Aug. 2, 6:30 p.m.

Craig H. Williams, from NASA Glenn Research Center, will present an overview of recent planning for sending humans to the planet Mars. Collaborators are Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society, Geauga County Library System, Burton Public Library, Geauga Park District and The Foundation for Geauga Parks.

Mobile Memory Lab Orientation

Aug. 4, 4 p.m.

Use the Mobile Memory Lab to preserve your memories. This orientation covers provides equipment training

Film Discussion Club

Aug. 5, 2 p.m.

Join the discussion of all versions of “A Star Is Born,” 1937, 1954, 1976 and 2018.

Celebrating 60 Years

Aug. 5, 6 p.m.

Help celebrate the 60th anniversary of Geauga Park District by experiencing its cultural and natural history through photos and stories.

Financial Planning

Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

Understand how an advisor is compensated based on the products and/or services.

Book Discussion

Aug. 9, 10 a.m.

Join in a discussion of “Akin” by Emma Donoghue.

Summer Salads

Aug. 10, 6 p.m.

Share recipes for a variety of salads one can then make at home.

Yoga for Beginners

Aug. 11, 10 a.m.

Join local yoga instructor Christy Rosneck on Zoom.

Teen Poetry Reading

Aug. 12, 4 p.m.

Discover, share and learn about current poetry books in GCPL buildings.

Preservation, Conservation and Restoration

Aug. 12, 7-9 p.m.

Learn about preserving family treasures and the value differences.

Funny Program About Funny Programs

Aug. 12, 7 p.m.

Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts a fun and enlightening presentation based on his book, “The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time.”

Hiking Grandma

Aug. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Discuss Ohio’s Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, the first American woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail solo and in a single season, and then did it two more times.