Geauga County Public Library
June 27, 2024 by Staff Report

Join NPower Services and RockAbility members to use music therapy techniques to develop rhythm and melody skills...

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Inside Circle: Music Group for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

June 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Chardon

Join NPower Services and RockAbility members to use music therapy techniques to develop rhythm and melody skills. No registration is required.


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

Discussion Groups

No registration is required.

  • Virtual June 27, 7 p.m., “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus
  • Geauga West, July 3, 7 p.m., “Tom Lake” by Ann Patchett
  • Bainbridge, July 8, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., “The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder” by David Grann
  • Geauga West, July 11, 2 p.m., “Manchurian Candidate” (1962)
  • Middlefield, July 11, 5:30 p.m., “Starling House” by Alix E. Harrow

Puzzle Exchange

June 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Bainbridge

Exchange jigsaw puzzles for new ones with other puzzle enthusiasts. It’s a basic premise: leave some, take some. No registration is required.

Creative Writing

July 3, 7-8:30 p.m. • Bainbridge

Stimulate the literary mind with unique in-house writing prompts.

All About Stitching Open House

July 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Thompson

Join the Lake Erie Stitchers to see some of the group’s creations and learn a thing or two about stitching. No registration is required.

DIY Moss Terrarium

July 8, 4-4:45 p.m. • Middlefield

Teens in grades 6-12 will capture the beauty of nature in a moss terrarium.

Botanical Mixer

July 9, 5:30-7 p.m. • Geauga West

Stop by for a drink made with an unexpected botanical ingredient, mingle with botanical selections, take home recipe cards and more. No registration is required.

Magical Adventure with Yasu

July 10, 2-3 p.m. • Bainbridge

Families may join Yasu Ishida on an adventure using magic, stories and origami.

Dungeons & Dragons: DIY Craft Day

July 11, 2-3 p.m. • Bainbridge

Teens in grades 6-12 will bring their Dungeons & Dragons campaign to life by repurposing cardboard into props and scenery for their quests and adventures.

Ohio’s Interurban Railroad History

July 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Middlefield

Author Dan Rager will discuss two of his most recent publications on abandoned railroads found in Geauga County: “All Aboard the Maple Leaf Route Vol. 2” and “Ohio’s Interurban History Vol. 5.”

Beautiful Homes of the Rich & Famous

July 11, 7-8 p.m. • Bainbridge

Follow Susan Cannavino on an armchair tour through the homes of the rich and famous to adventure beyond the curtains of these architectural works of art.

Family Night at the Drive-In

July 14 • Offsite

Pack the family, friends, lawn chairs, blankets and more in the car for an evening of family fun with everyone’s favorite librarians at the Mayfield Road Drive-In Theater in Chardon to watch “Despicable Me 4,” jump in a bouncy house, explore a fire truck and medical helicopter and more. Purchase tickets at