Summer Library Hours
May 27 - September 2 • Closed on Sundays
Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West
Monday - Thursday --------- 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday -------- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday ------------ 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday ---------------------- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Newbury (Closed on Friday)
Monday - Thursday ------- - 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday ---------------------- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thompson (Closed on Friday)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday ------------------10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday --------------------- noon to 4 p.m.
“The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.” Joseph Joubert
Sponsored by the Bainbridge Women’s Club
Tuesday, June 4 1 - 6 p.m. Members Only Preview* 6 - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Wednesday, June 5 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Thursday, June 6 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Friday, June 7 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to the Public, Bag Day
Saturday, June 8 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to the Public, Bag Day
Chardon Arts Festival Book Sale
Sponsored by the Chardon Friends of the Library
Friday, Aug. 2 9 - 10 a.m. Friends Preview* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open to the Public
Saturday, Aug. 3 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Open to the Public
Sunday, Aug. 4 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Bag Day
Sponsored by the Geauga West Friends of the Library
Wednesday, July 31 4 - 6 p.m. Members only 6 - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Thursday, Aug. 1 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Friday, Aug. 2 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Saturday, Aug. 3 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bag Day
Sponsored by the East Geauga Friends of the Library
Book Sale Middlefield Library, Weekdays, noon - 3 p.m.
When you are visiting theMiddlefield Library please stop in our Friends Room and take a look at our ongoing book sale. You'll find great bargains and a friendly atmosphere.
Monday, July 1 3 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 2 3 - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 3 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 Noon - 4 p.m.
June 9 - August 18
While visiting the library, check out our summer-long book sale during regular business hours. A book old or new is a great addition to any collection.
*You may join or renew your membership at the door.
“For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.” Louis L'Amour
Mondays, 2 p.m.
May 13 Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
June 3 Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
July 8 How to Cook A Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher
Aug. 12 Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland
Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
May 15 Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Aug. 21 The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
Sept. 18 Doc by Mary Doria Russell
Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
May 1 Doc by Mary Doria Russell
June 5 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
July 10 The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
Aug. 7 The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
May 9 Destiny of the Republic by Candace Millard
June 13 Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo
July 11 Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Aug. 8 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Digital Discoveries and Computer Classes
Adult programs. Registration required. Call respective locations. Space is limited.
Bainbridge - 440-543-5611
Class size limited.
Insta-Art: Stunning photos on your phone
Thursday, June 27, 7 p.m.
Learn how to take, share and print great photos on your smart phone with Instagram, a free app. Discover how to use Instagram in your home, office gallery or exhibition space.
Shop ‘till you drop! eBay and others
Monday, July 8, 7 p.m.
Discover how to use the popular websites eBay and Craigslist and how to post sale items. Learn about safe shopping and super deals on other sites like Facebook and Groupon.
Books on the go - See the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile
Saturday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate digital reading in style! Visit the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile. Trained staff will help you download eBooks and audio books to any device. Considering a device? Take a gander at our gadget gallery to find the right one.
Chardon - 440-285-7601
Adventures with Email
Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m.
This hands-on class is for people new to email or anyone looking for tips to use it more efficiently. Help will be provided p
rior to class to set up an email account.
Wednesday, May 8, 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m.
Discover what search engines (Google, etc.) have to offer and learn how to safely navigate the Internet for information.
Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m.
A hands-on class for those with little or no computer experience.
Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m.
Discover how to make the most of Google along with other search methods including subject indexes, metasearch engines and databases.
MS Word basics
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2 p.m.
This hands-on class walks you through creating documents or letters using Microsoft Word 2010. Prerequisite: You must have a working knowledge of the mouse and keyboard.
Introduction to Facebook
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
Want a Facebook account but don’t know where to start? This class provides beginners with hands-on experience. Come in early and have the staff help you set up an account before the day of the class.
Geauga West - 440-729-4250
Class size limited.
Sharing photos with Shutterfly
Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Learn to share photographs online with just your friends and family. This class explores basic photo editing and creating a share site.
Middlefield - 440-632-1961
Unless noted, space is limited to 6.
Library eBooks & eReaders
Call to schedule an appointment.
Kindle, Nook or iPad. Help is here for first-time users or for those needing to review downloading procedures. If an eReader is in your future, our staff can help you make a an educated decision.
Intro to computers A: Computer basics
Wednesday, July 17, 2 - 3:30 p.m. or 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Have little or no computer experience? Learn about basic computer operations, Windows navigation, and files and folders.
Intro to computers B: Internet basics
Wednesday, July 31, 2 - 3:30 p.m. or 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Discover what the Internet has to offer. Learn web browser basics, surfing the web, Internet safety and basic search skills.
Intro to computers C: Intermediate computer & search skills
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2 - 3:30 p.m. or 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Ready to move beyond the basics? This class covers copy-and-paste, flash drives, maps and more.
Sharing Photos with Shutterfly
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Learn to share photographs online with just your friends and family. This class explores basic photo editing and creating a basic share site. Space limited to 11.
Adult Summer Reading: Celebrate Golden Opportunities in Reading!
All GCPL locations
June 17 - July 26
Read new books, share your discoveries and win fabulous prizes. Celebrate golden opportunities in reading all summer with the Geauga County Public Library’s adult summer reading program. Simply fill out an entry form for each title read and place it in the contest box at any Geauga County Public Library. Win gift certificates for local businesses, restaurants, movie theaters and more. Ask for details at your library.