Library News and Archives

Musical Moments- Flute Song

The Geneva Public Library will present “Flute Song” in its next Musical Moments recital, Friday, October 10 starting at 7:15 p.m. in the library’s reading room.

Employment Opportunity-Library Clerk Subs

The Geneva Public Library seeks substitute Library Clerks to work occasional shifts on as-needed basis. The wage rate is $8.25- $11.31 per hour based on experience. Substitutes do not work regularly scheduled hours but are scheduled based on openings in our schedule due to staff vacations, sick time, and meetings. 

Genealogy Lectures at the Library

This October, the Library is offering two lectures on genealogy research from Librarian and Genealogist Louise Furber. The lectures are being held in conjunction with meetings of the Library's Genealogy Research Club. Each hour lecture will be followed by a short meeting of the club.

Want To Write a Screenplay and See It Performed at the Library?

This fall, the Geneva Public Library is partnering with the Geneva Boys and Girls Club on a program to encourage students grades 3-12 to write 5 page screenplays that will be performed at the Libra

Volunteers Needed- Young Screenwriters Program

This fall, the Geneva Public Library is partnering with the Geneva Boys and Girls Club on a program to encourage youth from 3rd to 12th grade to write 5 page screenplays that will be performed at the Library and we need your help.

One-on-One Computer Help, Friday September 5- Canceled

The September 5th session of the One-On-One Computer Help Hours has been canceled.

Quilt Raffle in Memory of Linda Blackwell

The Foundation for Geneva Public Library is raffling off a beautiful homemade quilt. Tickets are $.50 each or 3 for $1.00 and are available for purchase at the first floor Main Desk.

Musical Moments- Sep. 12, Doolin O'Dey

The Musical Moments recital series at the Geneva Public Library will resume the evening of Friday, September 12 at 7:00 PM featuring “Doolin O'Dey.” This trio performs an exciting mix of traditional and original Gaelic inspired music.

Construction This Fall- HVAC System Replacement Project

The Library is currently in the middle of a project to replace a portion of our HVAC system. The project will improve the performance of the system while making it easier for staff members and technicians to access equipment in the event of future problems. The project will be completed by November 15th.

Wegmans' Cooking With Kids at the Geneva Public Library

The first class will be held on Friday, September 26th at 5:00 PM in the Library's ground floor Community Room. The class is open to children of all ages and their parents.

Ongoing Book Sales at the Library

We are making space in our shelves for new books so make some space on your shelves for our ongoing book sale items.

Website Feedback Survey

We would like your feedback on the Geneva Public Library's website to help us make changes to support easier access to library news, information, and online resources. Your responses will be used as we work on a redesign for the website this fall. 

Heritage Quest Genealogy Database- Subscription Discontinued

The Library has ended our subscription to the genealogy database Heritage Quest. The decision was made based on declining usage of the database and the benefit of directing funds previously budgeted to Heritage Quest towards sustaining our subscription. We apologize for the inconvenience to all of our patrons that use Heritage Quest. 

New Microfilm Reader, User Training Offered

Thanks to a generous grant from the Wyckoff Family Foundation, the Library has a brand new ST ViewScan II Microfilm Reader. The new device puts more power and control in the hands of the microfilm user. Some of the exciting features include a collage feature to group clippings, target area enhancement, and the ability to save to numerous locations.