Library News and Archives

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.

HVAC Replacement Project Construction Update

The Library is near completion on the HVAC Replacement Construction Project. The project was initially slated to be complete in December of 2014 but due to some accidents and equipment delays the project is now slated to finish in February or March.

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.