Library News and Archives

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. 

HVAC Replacement Project- Construction Update

Construction is now underway on the Library's HVAC Replacement Project. The scope of the project is to replace the Library's boiler, heat pumps, and other HVAC equipment to provide more reliable heating and cooling of the building.

Genealogy Research Club- November 22nd

The next meeting of the Genealogy Research Club will be on November 22nd at 10:00 AM.

Roving Reference- The Library Comes to You!

This fall and winter the Library is packing our bags and traveling to you. From 2:00-3:00 PM on November 13th the Library will be at the Elmcrest Apartments and on November 20th we will be at Club 86's Bagels & Cakes for the first two stops of our Roving Reference Program.

A Taste of Jazz Basket Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Phil Wilkie, winner of the A Taste of Jazz basket raffle! Phil won two tickets to February's Foundation for Geneva Public Library Signature Event, A Taste of Jazz, as well as a bottle of Bilsboro wine, crackers, and other items.

Thank You, Love Geneva!

Last month, Love Geneva presented the Foundation for the Geneva Public Library a check for $1,026. This figure increases the total amount raised so far for the Foundation for Geneva Public Library through the sale of Love Geneva’s 2014 Loyalty Card to $2,026.

Our Thanks to Those who Donated

This list of donors to the Geneva Library Foundation includes those who contributed from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Thank you!

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.