Geauga County Public Library Director Ed Worso.
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Celebrate the holidays with GCPL 

Extraordinary holiday programming and materials are a tradition at Geauga County Public Library. Check out all your favorite holiday stories, movies and music. We’ve got your favorite classics like Miracle on 34th Street, It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story. Family reading time is a sure hit with How the Grinch Stole Christmas and ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas.  

But you already know this. Get in the spirit with the following programs: 

Geauga holiday celebration w/ Erie Heights Brass Ensemble 
Newbury Auditorium 
Sun., Dec. 2, 2 p.m. 
Head to the library after for crafts and a Santa visit. 

Thompson tree lighting ceremony 
Thompson Square (off-site event) 
Sun., Dec. 2, 7 p.m. 
Join Santa for cookies, hot chocolate, and caroling. Sponsored by Thompson Friends of the Library. 

Teen holiday crafts 
Geauga West 
Tues., Dec. 4, 4 p.m. 
Make delightful holiday crafts to keep or give as gifts. 

Ornament making and cookie contest
Bainbridge
Wed., Dec. 5, 4 p.m.

The Grinch steals Christmas 
Various locations in Middlefield 
Sat., Dec. 8, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
The library will offer make-and-take crafts and fun projects.  

Home for the holidays 
Chardon 
Sat., Dec. 8, 1 – 5 p.m. 
Stop into the library for treats, crafts, and picture in our photo booth. 

Winter luminarias
Chardon
Thurs., Dec. 6, 4 p.m.

Do you want to build a snowman?
Geauga West
Thurs., Dec. 6, 7 p.m.

Let it snow, let it snow, let us craft
Chardon
Mon., Dec. 10, 3:30 p.m.

Ornament making and Tie dye Christmas stockings
Bainbridge
Tues., Dec. 11, 4 p.m.

Teen Christmas party and crafts
Bainbridge
Wed., Dec. 12, 4 p.m.

Elf academy
Middlefield
Thurs., Dec. 13, 4 p.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus meet and greet
Bainbridge
Fri., Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Polar Express movie (with snacks!)
Geauga West: Tues., Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m. 

That’s not all! Download or stream holiday music from hoopla while baking cookies with the kids. If you need to cook to impress, check out our cookbooks and DVDs. Of course, you can count on us for holiday storytimes and displays to get you in the spirit. Our staff is at the ready to help you make the most of the holiday season.  

GCPL wishes a peaceful and bright holiday season to all.