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

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...

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...

Check out these budding artists' works from a recent homeschool art program at Middlefield.

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Northcoast Writer's Showcase featuring Imbolo Mbue, author of "Behold the Dreamers"
Sat., Apr 13, Lakeland Community College, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Register: https://t.co/V5yPcCth01
@BurtonLibrary @MentorPL @WEPL @KirtlandPublic @fhpl @MadisonPL @MorleyLibrary @PerryLibraryOH

Passport fair, Middlefield, Sat., Feb. 23, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. No registration required. Details: https://t.co/aigB7dMpqa

Our director, Ed Worso, loves reading in any format - print or digital. Here, he shares why digital materials are practical. With Overdrive and hoopla, there's no need to leave your home. With just a device, internet, and library card, you're good to go!
https://t.co/qlsd6aTbTq

"7 Books Written as Emails, Reviews, and Letters" https://t.co/suub6Kt8LX via @ElectricLit

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