Library News and Archives
Geneva Reads’ 2014 Community Read kicks off in March with a reception and book talk at the Pat Collins Black Box Theatre at the Geneva Community Center.
The next Musical Moments recital at the Geneva Public Library will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014, starting at 7:15 p.m. in the library’s reading room.
The next meeting of the Genealogy Research Club is scheduled for March 15th 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!
On January 17th, Beth Horn Lathrop worked her last official day as Library Executive Director of the Geneva Public Library. Ms. Lathrop has moved on to the position of Director of the Brian Sutton-Smith Library & Archives of Play at The Strong. Currently, while the Library's Board of Trustees conducts the search for a new permanent director, Chris Finger will serve as Acting Director.
Are you interested in serving and helping to steer the Library that you love? There will be two open seats on the Library's Board of Trustees that will be elected on May 20th. We will be seeking candidates for those two spots through the nomination deadline of April 30th.
The Musical Moments recital series is proud to present Rezonanz, in concert in the Geneva Public Library’s reading room, Friday, February 14, 2014 beginning at 7:15 p.m.
We want to hear from you! The library is running an online survey to understand how patrons use the library’s technology so we can provide resources and services that are valuable to the community. The Impact Survey is anonymous, available in English and Spanish, and takes 10-15 minutes to complete. The survey is confidential and does not collect any personally identifiable information.
Collaborating with the Geneva Historical Society in the lead up to its Speakeasy on January 17, the Geneva Public Library will be hosting a panel discussion on writers of the 1920s on Monday, January 6, at 7:00 PM.
The Musical Moments recital scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2014 in the library's reading room has been cancelled.
The sessions will be held on two days in January: Monday, January 6th from 2:00-4:00 PM and Wednesday, January 15th from 5:00-7:00 PM. There are no sign-ups for this course.
For all of those participating in the Fantasy Library League or watching closely to others that are competing, the standings are now updated through December 14th.
As a precaution due to a winter weather watch, we have decided to cancel the December 14th meeting of the Genealogy Research Group.
Join the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Finger Lakes Chapter (AFP) on December 10, noon to 2 p.m. at the Geneva Public Library for a fun and…educational event! Hear presenters share stories of dismal failure, near misses and other misadventures in philanthropy. Presenters will have 10 minutes to share a story about a professional calamity and what they learned. Those present at the event will vote on the “biggest failure.” The winner will receive the soon-to-be-much-coveted Coal Calamity Award and $100 for the non-profit of their choice.
Many thanks to the Foundation for Geneva Public Library, the volunteer bakers, and to everyone who participated in the 2012 Bread & Pie Sale!