Bainbridge Adult Programming
Be a Road Scholar
Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.
Elderhostel, now known as Road Scholar, was founded in 1975 to provide people older than 60 with lowcost educational and cultural programs. Jerry Polizzi will outline many interesting, warm and welcoming programs. Enjoy new experiences and meet like-minded people.
Chagrin Valley Herb Society Plant Sale
Saturday, May 18
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Find quality plants at reasonable prices just in time for spring planting. Quantities are limited.
Creative You Craft Club
Materials fee associated with some programs. Registration required.
Monday, May 20, 7 p.m.
Learn metal stamping techniques and create a personalized charm with instructions from Kieu of Urban Beader.
Take the bite out of summer
Monday, July 15, 7 p.m.
Join us for some citronella fun as we create a locket and candle holder that will help keep those pesky pests away!
Book Bites Cookbook Club
Bring a recipe and a dish to share. Registration required.
Picnics & potlucks with Paula Deen & Sons
Monday, June 3, 7 p.m.
Choose a Paula Deen & Sons recipe from books or the website and discover the best way to pack a portable party.
Books and bites
Monday, August 5, 7 p.m.
Pick a recipe-themed book, enjoy a good read, and share the recipes with friends. If you need book ideas we would be happy to share some of our favorites.
Photography Contests - Win Indians Tickets
June 27 - July 6
Learn how to take fantastic photographs at the Instagram class and enter our photo contests.
Two ways to win:
1.Submit a 5” x 7” photo of the Bainbridge Library (inside or out).
2.Submit a 5” x 7” photo of your choice - any subject. Black & white, sepia, or color are accepted.
Patrons vote for winners.
Prize: Two tickets to the Cleveland Indians July 26 home game against the Texas Rangers. Fireworks and dollar dog night! Must be 18 to enter.
Photo entries accepted June 27 to July 6.
Contest winners chosen July 19 at 3 p.m.
Digital Discoveries and Computer Classes
Adult programs. Registration required. Space is limited.
Insta-Art: Stunning photos on your phone
Thursday, June 27, 7 p.m.
Learn how to take, share and print great photos on your smart phone with Instagram, a free app. Discover how to use Instagram in your home, office gallery or exhibition space.
Shop ‘till you drop! eBay and others
Monday, July 8, 7 p.m.
Discover how to use the popular websites eBay and Craigslist and how to post sale items. Learn about safe shopping and super deals on other sites like Facebook and Groupon.
Books on the go - See the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile
Saturday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Celebrate digital reading in style! Visit the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile. Trained staff will help you download eBooks and audio books to any device. Considering a device? Take a gander at our gadget gallery to find the right one.
Cake-decorating contest: Win a Nook Simple Touch
Ages 18 and older
Monday & Tuesday, July 8 - 9
50thHelp Bainbridge celebrate 50 years of Geauga County’s library service by decorating a book-themed cake. Entries accepted at 10 a.m. July 8 until 11 a.m. July 9. Cakes are for display purposes only; they will not be cut or eaten. No refrigeration. Entries will be judged July 9.
Celebrate Reading with Les Roberts
Tuesday, July 9, 7 p.m.
50thToday commemorates the day GCPL was formed in 1963. We're celebrating with local mystery writer Les Roberts. He will join us for a presentation and book signing. Space limited. Register early. Treats served.
What’s new in Familysearch? Bigger and Better
Monday, Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m.
The world’s largest free database, Familysearch.org, added over 38 million indexed records and images to its free online collection of over 3.5 billion records. Additions include 6 million WWII Army enlistment records, nearly 3 million names from the England and Wales Census of 1871, plus other U.S., German, Irish, Russian and world records. Learn how to access the new records and climb the world’s Tree, a great new feature.
Sponsored by the Bainbridge Women’s Club
Tuesday, June 4 1 - 6 p.m. Members Only Preview* 6 - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Wednesday, June 5 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Thursday, June 6 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open to the Public
Friday, June 7 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to the Public, Bag Day
Saturday, June 8 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to the Public, Bag Day
Mondays, 2 p.m.
May 13 Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
June 3 Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
July 8 How to Cook A Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher
Aug. 12 Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland