Thinking Spring

Thinking Spring

Warmer weather and green means the return of spring! If you are like my family, you have started your early vegetables from seeds and they are well on their way. Every year we introduce something new to the vegetable garden and this year is no different. Last year we...
Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

We at GCPL have been doing our best to adapt our services to these truly unprecedented and trying times. We appreciate your patience and flexibility.   Construction on the new Bainbridge and Thompson Branches continues. We look forward to unveiling these new buildings...
“Why can’t I go into my library branch?”

“Why can’t I go into my library branch?”

GCPL Director Ed wrote the following blog post in response to recent patron inquiries: The question has been asked “Why can’t I go into my library branch?” The first reason is that we are minimally staffed with very limited hours. The staff that are present are...
Bainbridge Herb Garden

Bainbridge Herb Garden

I have gotten many questions recently about the preservation of the herb garden at Bainbridge. It’s a good opportunity to share some history and answer this question. The Chagrin Valley Herb Society began an herb garden on a portion of land between the current...
New Library Construction Update

New Library Construction Update

Construction on the two new library buildings will break ground October 11. The final drawings are complete, the schedules are laid out, and we have a good timeline for completion of both Bainbridge and Thompson in 2020. There is an official groundbreaking ceremony...