Current In-Building Services

GCPL buildings are open to the public for limited in-building services while continuing to offer e-services and curbside holds pickup.

GCPL continues to adhere to the guidelines and recommendations of federal, state, and local health authorities and ask that patrons be aware that our services can change at any time. For updates on COVID-19, go here.

E-services provided by GCPL:

Reference Assistance
Readers Advisory
100 Book Challenge quiz questions and signups
Ecard applications
Online virtual programs using Zoom

In-Building Services:

• Walk-through browsing
• Computer access for one 2-hour session per day – reservation required. Staff assistance is highly restricted.
• Holds pick-ups

In-person programming and face-to-face assistance with personal devices will not resume at this time. Public use of meeting and study rooms is also restricted until further notice.

 To provide for the safety of staff and patrons:

  • GCPL is requiring masks for all staff.
  • Additional cleaning and sanitizing of surfaces and high-touch points will take place during open hours.
  • Returned items will only be accepted in the book drops. All returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours.
  • The maximum occupancy of all buildings will be reduced and will be posted at each building.
  • All seating will be restricted to computer use or ADA compliance.
  • Public computers will be arranged to allow for at least 6 feet of distance between patrons.

What we ask of YOU:

  • Please wear a face covering while inside GCPL facilities. Wearing a face covering helps protect you, GCPL staff, and your neighbors and friends.
  • Please respect social distancing guidelines of 6 feet.
  • Make sure children 12 and under are accompanied by an adult at all times while in the library.

Current Hours:


Bainbridge Library services are currently housed at the Gardiner Center, 9421 Bainbridge Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023


Hours: Monday – Friday:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Chardon, Geauga West, and Middlefield:

Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (First hour of service is reserved for high-risk populations)
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (First hour of service is reserved for high-risk populations)
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (First hour of service is reserved for high-risk populations)
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  (First hour of service is reserved for high-risk populations)
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. –  5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Administrative Center:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.