Geauga County Public Library
October 7, 2021 by Staff Report

Youth in grades K–5 will design and decorate gourds that look like their favorite characters...

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Gourd Stories

Oct. 15, 11 a.m. • Bainbridge

Youth in grades K–5 will design and decorate gourds that look like their favorite characters.

Medicare Part D    

Oct. 18, 7 p.m. • Chardon

Oct. 26, 6 p.m. • Middlefield

Learn how to navigate to search and compare different prescription drug plans. Presented by the Geauga County Department on Aging.

Lost Cleveland Memories Trivia Party

Oct. 19, 7 p.m. • Geauga West

Join Rick Sutcliffe for a fun night of Cleveland trivia questions covering 20th century people, places and events.

Pumpkin Decorating

Oct. 19 • Geauga West

The library will provide the supplies Teens in grades 6-12 may stop in anytime from 3-4:30 p.m. and provide the creativity to decorate a pumpkin for the season.

Prevention for You

Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. • Chardon

The training will focus on domestic violence as it interweaves with addiction. Presented by Womensafe Staff in conjunction with Geauga County Opiate Prevention HUB: Prevention Committee.

Horse Tales  

Oct. 20, 5 p.m.  • Off-site

Children in grades K-3 practice reading skills to a horse in a fun, non-judgmental environment at Fieldstone Farm, 16497 Snyder Road. Each child will be assigned a 15-minute reading slot.

Cookbook Club

Oct. 20, 7 p.m. • Bainbridge

Check out a cookbook and create a recipe to match the theme, Pumpkin and Squash. Then, join with one’s creation and let the group know how it turned out.

Wow Factor

Oct. 20, 7 p.m. • Virtual

Share in the images and stories from Western Reserve Historical Society’s extensive costume collection to learn more about the city’s trendsetters, who they were and where they shopped during “150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes.”

Ironclad Arguments   

Oct. 21, 3:30 p.m. • Bainbridge

Students in grades 7–12 will learn how to use information literacy evaluation skills to evaluate primary resources when constructing an argument.

Trunk or Treat

Oct. 22, 6 p.m. • Bainbridge

Families pass out candy from their cars and kids can trick-or-treat through the parking lot. Decorated cars are encouraged.

Financial Planning Workshop

Oct. 27, 7 p.m. • Bainbridge

New IRA rules are in effect. Learn the proper way to transfer 401(k)s, 403(b)s, how to deal with IRA pension rollovers and the new ROTH rules during “Your Retirement and Your IRA: Avoiding Costly Mistakes While Keeping More of Your Retirement Money.”

What Can I  Recycle? 

Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. • Geauga West

Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District will discuss one can and cannot recycle.

Comedy Magic of Michael Mage   

Oct. 28, 7-7:45 p.m. • Geauga West

Come and watch the funniest Cleveland magician in action. Mage’s comedy and magic is guaranteed to blow one’s mind. Halloween costumes are encouraged. All ages.

Halloween Bash

Oct. 29, 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Chardon

Join for not-so-scary stories, games and crafts. Guests are welcome to wear their costumes and trick or treat around the library. The event will be held outdoors on the lawn between the library and the school.