Hours

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

We are open!

  • Use library driveway or church driveway as available

Welcoming you as we serve the cultural and information needs of Geneseo, New York

Providing cultural and literacy services to local children

Offering modern library services in an historical setting

Celebrating 150 years of our story

Made possible by the wonderful people in our community

Getting Ready for Summer Reading Fun

Reading Bingo

For adults! Make your summer reading extra fun!

WiFi Here

You can use WiFi at the library–come in today! 

Library News

Borrow an Empire Pass

Just in time for summer fun! Free access to NY State Parks! Borrow an Empire Pass from Wadsworth Library for one week—get free day-use vehicle entry to most NY State Parks & DEC facilities. Ask us about it now! Made possible by funding from Friends of Wadsworth...

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Get Off My Lawn! – July 31

SUNY Professor of English, Thomas Greenfield, performs in the band Get Off My Lawn! with Geneseo alumnus T.C. Bushnell, Tuesday July 31 at 7:00 pm in the main area of the library. This acoustic guitar duo has a real fan following in Geneseo--join us and see why!  This...

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Language Learning via Mango

A great online resource available to all library card holders. Choose a language and go online to learn! Practical language skills with access to over 60 languages, as well as English as a Second Language. Plus foreign language films for learning from the library,...

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Upcoming Events

Jul
23
Mon
Paint Like Pollock
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Participants will watch a short film that introduces them to Jackson Pollock and his art. We will then head outdoors and paint like Pollock! We will paint in a controlled manner, using drop cloths and washable paints on the neighboring museum lawn. Open to children 5 and up.  Registration begins June 1. Space is limited. Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Knitting Group
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends of Wadsworth Library  

Jul
24
Tue
Sing, Sign & Play
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

This six-week session is recommended for babies 6-24 months old and their caregivers. Each class is 30 minutes long and has a weekly theme. We will use music, books, and playful activities to help hearing babies and adults learn simple ASL signs while having fun. This class will be led by certified Baby Signing Time instructor Linda Schmackpfeffer. Registration is required. Sign-up begins June 1st. Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Jul
25
Wed
Toddler Tales
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Toddler Tales program is a blend of Books & Babies and Preschool Storytime activities. 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 is not required.

Wadsworth Library Book Club 2018
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

book-club 2015-2016Wadsworth Library Book Clubin the Library’s meeting room.
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah, on July 25
 at 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome! 

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

Jul
26
Thu
Goofy Kooky Magic & Music Show
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This fun magic show will feature music, dancing, trivia and more!  Open to children 4 and up. Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Jul
27
Fri
Science Rocks!
Jul 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Kids ages 6-10 years old will participate in fun science activities and engage in creative problem-solving in this interactive, hands-on class. Registration begins June 1. Space is limited.  Sponsored by Pioneer Library System and RRLC Harold Hacker Grant.

Jul
30
Mon
Animal Songs
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A variety of animals including reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates will be visiting Wadsworth Library! We will learn about the sounds and “songs” animals make.  Open to children 4 and up. Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Knitting Group
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends of Wadsworth Library  

Jul
31
Tue
Sing, Sign & Play
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

This six-week session is recommended for babies 6-24 months old and their caregivers. Each class is 30 minutes long and has a weekly theme. We will use music, books, and playful activities to help hearing babies and adults learn simple ASL signs while having fun. This class will be led by certified Baby Signing Time instructor Linda Schmackpfeffer. Registration is required. Sign-up begins June 1st. Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.