Geauga County Public Library System

Design Schedule for New Construction and Renovation Projects

New Construction:
Bainbridge Branch
– Completion expected Fall 2020
Thompson Branch – Completion expected Summer 2020

Renovations:
Middlefield Branch – Completion expected Summer 2019
Geauga West Branch – Completion expected Summer 2019

#GCPLBuilds Blog Posts

#GCPL Builds: Bainbridge lot is cleared

#GCPLBuilds: And so it beginsThe Bainbridge library construction project has officially started! The crews were out mindfully and precisely clearing the vegetation for the site of the new building. Most of the vegetation was invasive species: honeysuckle,...

#GCPLBuilds: Thompson property issues; planning for the unplanned

We all do the best with the information available to us at the time. We have a plan of action and we are on the track toward the end goal, but something happens to the track and we have to reassess. It’s problem-solving 101.  As has been reported, GCPL is...

Digital books and audio: Great for on-the-go people who value simplicity 

Want stories without the weight of a bag of books? Check out the digital collection at GCPL. The ease of streaming and downloading materials has been steadily improving over the past decade, and now, a vast storehouse of work from your favorite authors is...

Director’s Blog: A good library has something to offend everyone

A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.–Jo Godwin It is likely you may have seen this quote. In library circles, especially library social media circles, this is a perennial favorite. It is literally what we in the library field do: select...

A bright holiday to all

As we close 2018, I would like to express my gratitude for all the community support as GCPL continues to evolve. I wish everyone a bright holiday season. Enjoy plenty of cookies, time with your family and friends - and hopefully, a good book by the...

#GCPLBuilds: 2018 year-end construction update

The facilities renovations and new building project is like a boulder that is rolling downhill; it’s now in motion and won’t stop until we get to the end of the ride. Some big hurdles are past us with many more ahead over the next 24 months. We are nearing...

Engage, connect, and be inspired during the holidays with GCPL

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...

Gain financial wellness knowledge at GCPL

The fall is a time of year when many people take on home-improvement projects. Whether to help winterize against the coming Geauga snows or to spruce up a dated kitchen or bathroom, these projects come at a cost. Budgeting for home improvement requires the...

County fairs, milkshakes, goats, and book sales

Going to the County Fair is a lot of fun. People get together to enjoy entertainment, see the livestock and exhibits, and indulge in milkshakes. The fair brings people together every year. The library is similar in how it helps to build a strong community....

#GCPLBuilds: Moving forward with construction projects 

Editor's note: The following column is an excerpt from Ed Worso's cover story in the Fall 2018 issue of Lines & Links. We are rolling right along renovating existing facilities and building two new branches in Bainbridge and Thompson. The design firm, CBLH and its...

Meet the author: Erin Hosier, Chardon, Wed., May 1, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Erin Hosier, Geauga County native, literary agent, and author of Don't Let Me Down, will give a talk on her book and writing life. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
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#NationalHumorMonth recommendation: Richard Pryor, "The Warner Bros. Albums (1974-1983)" from @HooplaDigital. No holds, no waits. https://t.co/O475f9u7iO

Make sure to join Friends of WomenSafe​ for their Purses and Pastries event on May 5, 2019! Grab your friends for a fun afternoon out and bring home a new-to-you purse!

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