View of the side exterior of the new Thompson Branch.
The Circulation desk at the new Thompson Branch
The children’s area at the new Thompson Branch
A view from the stacks into the Frances Spatz Leighton Reading Room
Our main collection at Thompson, waiting to be read, viewed, and enjoyed.
A view to the future: Looking at the new Bainbridge Branch from the grounds of the old Bainbridge Branch
Construction progresses at the new Bainbridge Branch, early September 2020.
View of the exterior of the new Bainbridge Branch.
A library in progress. Plenty of space and light to fire the imagination.
Virtual Tour of the new Thompson Library Branch
Geauga County Public Library System
Design Schedule for New Construction and Renovation Projects
Bainbridge Branch – Completion expected Winter 2020
Thompson Branch – Completion expected Fall 2020
#GCPLBuilds Blog Posts
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...
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...
#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,...
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...
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...