Library News and Archives

Three Elizabeths and a Rhoda

Join us in the Reading Room for a fun event focused on the lives of three Elizabeths (educator and writer Elizabeth Stryker Ricord, Dr.

Writers Support Group

Are you writing a novel or memoir, but feel a little lost sometimes? The Writers Support Group is a wonderful place to discuss the problems you are having or even just to share ideas.

Classic Film Series: Arsenic and Old Lace

The next movie in the library's Classic Film Series will be Arsenic and Old Lace starring Cary Grant. The film will be shown on Saturday, March 7 from 11am-1pm with free popcorn and refreshments provided.

A Message From the Board of Trustees

On Friday, February 6, 2015, an act of vandalism occurred on Main Street outside the Geneva Public Library. The person(s) responsible caused more than $5,000 worth of damage to the cars of five library employees as they were parked on Main St. We encourage our patrons and members of the Geneva community to contact the Geneva Police Department at 315-789-1111 if they have any information about this crime. The members of the Board of Trustees are offering a reward of $200 for information that directly leads to an arrest of the person responsible for the damage.

Farewell Geneva

It is with a heavy heart that I must announce my resignation as Acting Director and Central Librarian of the Geneva Public Library. I have accepted a position as the Branch Manager of the Woodrow Wilson Library in Fairfax County, Virginia. My last day in Geneva will be on March 13th.

March Musical Moments

This month's Musical Moments recital will feature Flutist Paul Schliffer and pianist Meg Heaton on Friday, March 13, 7:15 p.m. in the Library’s Reading Room.

Classic Film Series: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Join us on Saturday, February 21st to watch the classic movie The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.

Old McDonald's Farm Puppet Show

Old McDonald had a Puppet Show, E-I-E-I-O, and it's coming to the Library on Thursday, February 19th from 11-11:45am.

2014 Annual Report to the Community

Our 2014 Annual Report to the Community is now available online. Please click on the link below rto view the report. Thank you to everyone for making 2014 another great year at the Geneva Public Library.

Library Closed- Monday, February 2nd

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 2nd due to the severe weather. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 3rd at 9:00AM. For those that must travel on Monday, please be safe.

Classic Film Series: Some Like It Hot

Come see Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon in one of their best comedic films in Some Like it Hot (1959). It will be shown on Saturday, February 7th from 11-1:30pm with free refreshments provided.

Musical Moments Revives this February

The Musical Moments recital series will resume starting at 7:15 the evening of Friday, February 13, 2015 in the library's reading room. The program will feature jazz guitarist Lynn Wiles, and vocalist, Angie Beeler.

Genealogy Research Club- February 21st

The next meeting of the Genealogy Research Club will be on February 21st at 10:00 AM. Attendance at previous meetings is not required to attend a session. If you are interested in genealogy research, collaboration, and good conversation, we want to see you there!

Calling All Woodworkers- Library Planning to Install Outdoor Sign

The Library is investigating placing an outdoor sign on our Main St. lawn to help bring in new patrons that may pass by our big white building and have no idea what happens to be inside. Given that the Library is an institution built by and sustained by our community, we thought it might be great to have a sign built by our community.