Geauga County Public Library
November 16, 2023 by Staff Report

Exchange jigsaw puzzles for new ones with other puzzle enthusiasts...

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Puzzle Exchange

Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Chardon

Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Bainbridge

Exchange jigsaw puzzles for new ones with other puzzle enthusiasts. No registration is required.

Discussion Groups

No registration is required.

  • Thompson, Nov. 18, 2 p.m., “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah
  • Bainbridge, Nov. 21, 7 p.m., “A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II” by Sonia Purnell.
  • Middlefield, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus.
  • Virtual, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., “November 9” by Colleen Hoover.


Join for a storytime that is sure to engage, connect and inspire children. A complete list of upcoming storytime programs is available to view the website’s programs calendar.

Postwar Years of Civil War Leaders

Nov. 18, 2:30 p.m. • Virtual

Learn what became of Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee and other American Civil War leaders after the guns fell silent.

Ohio’s Owls

Nov. 20, 7 p.m. • Chardon

Join Geauga Park District and learn about the lives of Ohio owls by studying their pellets, feathers and more.

Deck the Library Halls

Nov. 27, 9 a.m. to noon • Geauga West

Help the library decorate for the holiday season.

Teen Book Trivia Battle

Nov. 27, 4 p.m. • Chardon

Teens in grades 6-12 will test their knowledge of some of their favorite book series and ones from their childhood.

Sumo Wrestling Watch Party

Nov. 27, 6-7:30 p.m. • Thompson

Join a local expert and watch the final matches of the November tournament from Fukuoka’s Kokusai Center.

South Newbury Union Chapel

Nov. 28, 7 p.m. • Bainbridge

Explore the fascinating history of Geauga County’s South Newbury Union Chapel and learn how the quaint chapel operated as a hub for social reform and community activism.