A public library serving the cultural and information needs of Geneseo, New York, since 1869

Providing cultural and literacy services to local children

Offering modern library services in an historical setting

Always changing, always improving

Hours

  • Monday-Thursday
    10 am to 8:30 pm
  • Friday, 1:30 to 6 pm
  • Saturday, 10 to 3

Build & Solve

with Q-Ba-Maze! Thursday September 28 at 6:30 pm

Knitting

Plus other thread crafting, Mondays at 4:00 pm

Book Club

A Man Called Ove, Wednesday September 27 at 4 pm

Library News

Friends of Wadsworth Library is pleased to announce that its annual book sale on July 7 and 8 raised a good $1,500 this year. The fundraiser at Village Tavern generated $225. Thanks to all who participated and made these events possible! Events sponsored by Friends of...

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Tales for Tiny Tots

Tales for Tiny Tots Wednesday, September 13  10:00 am Open to preschool age children and their families Kick-off the September storytime season with a special performance for children by storyteller Kelley Kucaba! Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth...

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Origami Club

Folding fun starts again on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 pm. Origami Club is for ages 5 and up, including adults It's a free program with all materials provided. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June (no meeting in December)...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Mon
Knitting Group
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 Beginners welcome! Interested yarn-crafters of all ages and levels are invited to join us in the library’s downstairs community room (accessible by elevator)

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends of Wadsworth Library  

Sep
26
Tue
Books & Babies
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Books & Babies @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Books and Babies is a lap-sit program designed to introduce children (birth – 2 years of age) to language and early literacy. Babies sit with their caregivers and model the activities presented through simple finger plays, songs, stories and nursery rhymes. Registration begins September 1st.

Preschool Storytime
Sep 26 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration required.

Sep
27
Wed
Toddler Tales
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Tales @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

A variety of stories are combined with songs, rhymes, finger plays, crafts and free play. This program is appropriate for children ages 2-3 years old.
Registration required. Sign up begins September 1st.

Preschool Storytime
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration begins September 1st.

Wadsworth Library Book Club 2017-2018
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

book-club 2015-2016Wadsworth Library Book Club, in the Library’s meeting room

Note: Wednesdays at 4:00 pm, starting September 27

September 27 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman

 

2017-2018 Reading List:

  • April 24 – Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
  • May 22 – Mt. Vernon Love Story  by Mary Higins Clark
  • June 26 – Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
  • July 31 – Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
  • August 28 – City of Light by Lauren Belfer
  • September 27 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman (starts at 4:00 pm)
  • October 25 – The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • November 29 – Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
  • January 24, 2018 – An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski
  • February 28 – Longbourn by Jo Baker
  • March 27 – If All of Rochester Reads – Writers & Books selection

 Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends2015

Sep
28
Thu
Q-Ba-Maze Thursdays
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Q-Ba-Maze Thursdays @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Come and test your building skills at the library! We’ll be using Q-Ba-Maze resources to solve design problems and test our creativity. Recommended for school age children.

 

Oct
2
Mon
Knitting Group
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

 Beginners welcome! Interested yarn-crafters of all ages and levels are invited to join us in the library’s downstairs community room (accessible by elevator)

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends of Wadsworth Library  

Oct
3
Tue
Books & Babies
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Books & Babies @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Books and Babies is a lap-sit program designed to introduce children (birth – 2 years of age) to language and early literacy. Babies sit with their caregivers and model the activities presented through simple finger plays, songs, stories and nursery rhymes. Registration begins September 1st.

Preschool Storytime
Oct 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Wadsworth Library | Geneseo | New York | United States

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration required.