Library News and Archives

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

Our goal during construction is to minimize any disruptions to our patrons. We fully expect to remain open for regular hours during the full construction period.

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 Ancestry.com 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.

Tea with Jane

Love Jane Austen? Enjoy a good cup of tea? Join us in the Reading Room on July 16 at 6 PM for a tea party and discussion of all things Austen!

Library Awarded Grant to Replace Microfilm Reader

The Library has been awarded a generous grant from the Wyckoff Family Foundation to install a new microfilm reader. The new microfilm reader will make using our microfilm collection much easier and more efficient. The new system can correct for poor quality in reels of film and enables users to take greater control of the searching, scanning, and printing processes.

GPL at the Farmer's Market August 14th

The Library will have a booth at the Geneva Farmer's Market from 7:30-1:00 PM on Thursday, August 14th. Come visit us to hear about our exciting programs this summer, register for library cards, check out materials, win prizes, and much much more.

Learn to Paint @ Your Library!

Thanks to funding from the Nelson B. Delavan Foundation, the Library will be offering a series of three Learn to Paint classes on June 28, July 5, and July 12 from 10 AM - 1 PM.

Electronics Recycling at the Library- Saturday, June 14th

Bring your unused electronic items to the Library on Saturday, June 14th between 10:00 AM and 1:00PM to have them recycled. The drop off point will be on Castle St. in front of the Library's entrance. According to the recycling company's general manager, "Other than [air conditioners, refrigerators, and other items with freon] there's very little we can't take."

Children's Room Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Kick Off to Summer Fun Event

Come to the ground floor to watch us officially announce the opening of our redesigned Children's Floor. Enjoy the new spaces, furniture, and collections made possible by a New York State Construction Grant, a special grant from Senator Michael Nozzolio, the Foundation for the Geneva Public Library, and the hard work of our staff and volunteers. Then enjoy ice cream and games to help us celebrate.