Library News and Archives

Red Cross Blood Drive

Come save a life by donating blood on Monday, February 2nd from 2-7pm. The blood drive will be held in the Community Room and walk-ins are more than welcome. 

AARP Tax-Aide

Need help filling out your tax forms? AARP Tax-Aide is back again at the library for free tax assistance.

Classic Film Series: The Pink Panther

Ready for another Classic Film Saturday? Come watch Europe's worst detective not solve the case in the classic The Pink Panther (1963).

Neighbor Next Door: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Does someone you know have Alzheimer's Disease and you would like to learn more about what that means? This month's Neighbor Next Door class explores what distinguishes Alzheimer's disease from normal aging, how Alzheimer's is diagnosed, and what community resources are available.

Writers Support Group

Are you writing a novel or memoir? Could you benefit from some one-on-one help with your manuscript? Come to the monthly Writers Support Group.

Classic Film Series: Ocean's Eleven

Want to spend a lazy Saturday morning watching old movies and eating buttery popcorn? Come to the viewing of the original Ocean's Eleven on Saturday, January 10th from 11-1:30pm.

A Taste of Jazz- Sunday, February 8

Join us on Sunday, February 8th from 2:00-5:00 for A Taste of Jazz: An Afternoon at the Geneva Public Library. The 2015 Signature Event for the Foundation for Geneva Public Library, sponsored by Wegmans, offers a celebration for the sense including live Jazz by Johnny Russo's East Hill Classic Jazz Duo, Ultimate Chocolate Cake tastings provided by Wegmans, wine from Billsboro Winery, and more.

Tell Us Your Favorite Experience in 2014

We are working on our Annual Report to the Community and we would love to include quotes and comments from our patrons. Please complete this brief form to tell us your favorite experience at the Geneva Public Library in 2014.

2015 Reading & Discussion Series

The Geneva Public Library has been awarded a grant by the New York Council for the Humanities to assist with funding a Reading & Discussion Series in early 2015.


The theme of the series is Great American Novels: A Contemporary Perspective on Classic Works.

Second Floor Book Sale and Shelf Shifting

The sale of non-fiction books on the second floor balcony will continue through the end of December. $1.00 per bag of books is the price for every item in the sale. At the conclusion of the sale, items will be given to the Friends of the Library for their March book sale or donated to Better World Books.

Second Season of the Fantasy Library League

Registration is now open for the second season of the Fantasy Library League, the only fantasy sports competition for book lovers. In the Fantasy Library League players select a collection of titles they think will circulate the most and compete against the collections of other players. The players whose collections circulate the most within the Pioneer Library System win fun prizes as well as bragging rights in their library.

Library Card Fine Match Week- December 15-20

Tis the season to be jolly! From Monday, December 15th through Saturday December 20th the Library will match you dollar for dollar when you pay off your library fines. 

Thrive to Survive Holiday Open House- Saturday December 6th

Thrive to Survive will be holding their Holiday Open House in the Library's Reading Room from 10:00-12:00 on Saturday, December 6th. The community is welcome to attend to learn more about Thrive to Survive's cancer support group and other community services. From 11:00-12:00, a capella groups from Hobart and William Smith and Geneva High School will be performing for attendees.

Quilt Raffle Winner

The raffle raised $275 for the Foundation and we are extremely pleased by the success of the event. If Carol is willing and able, we will be holding the raffle again in 2015.