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

#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 forthcoming Fall 2018 issue of Lines & Links, scheduled to be mailed in late August. We are rolling right along renovating existing facilities and building two new...

GCPL’s Chardon Branch: Future building and renovation plans

Many people have asked about our plans for the Chardon Branch. The short answer is we want to build a new Chardon Branch on the Chardon Square. But, there is a longer answer that I will tackle now. As written in a 1971 profile of Geauga County Public Library, “In...

#GCPLBuilds June 2018 update: Donley’s, Perkins & Will, and CBLH begin planning

The Geauga County Public Library Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of the selection committee to engage the services of Donley’s as our Construction Manager at Risk for all building renovations and the construction of the two new buildings in Bainbridge...

How Geauga County Public Library serves senior citizens

GCPL is committed to providing a welcoming environment where people of all ages can engage, connect and be inspired. All our locations and departments value our senior citizens and work to offer a collection and programming that appeals to this segment of our patrons....

Gratitude and the 2017 annual report

In 2017 as a New Year’s Resolution, my wife and I began each day with gratitude exercises. I bet many of you regularly perform similar actions. We are grateful for a lovely morning sun, an unusual avian visitor, the comfort of a cozy fire with a cup of coffee in the...

Strategic planning: Taking direction from Geauga County citizens

Strategic planning: What Geauga citizens desire from a library Geauga County Public Library embarked on a formal strategic planning process late last year. Since then, we’ve been reaching out to the communities throughout Geauga County, gathering citizens’ ideas and...

Looking for your 2019 resolution? How about learning a new language? Check out GCPL's new online tutorial, Transparent Language: https://t.co/5no8iaJmra Learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home.

Did you know you can check out video games for a number of different systems? Yep! https://t.co/rKF6O7l2Ke

Our county cookbook, Geauga Eats, is growing! Check out these tasty recipes: https://t.co/HKnuqItUmo
Want to share your original recipes? You can submit them here: https://t.co/BHjbam3drf
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#amreading "A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost" by Frye Gaillard https://t.co/eVJgz0Lh0N

Some Christmas stories are dark. This, written by Chardon Middle School student Gabbi C., is one of those. We present to you "The Christmas Disaster" https://t.co/VokiASivsz @BiblioBoard @Chardonsupt @ChardonSchools @RyonChristina #YoungWritersOfGeaugaCounty

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