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

Celebrating 150 years of our story

Made possible by the wonderful people in our community

Governed by our volunteer Board of Trustees

Hours

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

Stem Cells

  • Challenges & Promises: Tuesday, January 23 at 7:00 pm

 

 

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Flower Pins

Crafting with Cindy! Thurs Feb 15, 6:30 pm 

Storytimes

Winter Storytimes start Jan 9. Sign up now!

Gardening

Mon Feb 12 at 6:30 pm: Starting with Seeds

Library News

Flower Pins Feb 15

Join Cindy Costa for Crafting with Cindy. Learn how to make brooches and pins based on flower motifs, from fabric, lace and sewing notions. Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 pm. Registration requested--call the library at 243-0440 or sign up at the service...

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Suncatchers Jan 18

Join Cindy Costa for Crafting with Cindy and make a brilliant  suncatcher--from a CD! Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 pm. Registration requested--call the library at...

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Stem Cells January 23

Stem Cells: Challenges and Promises for Medical Therapies with Dr Travis Bailey, SUNY Geneseo Department of Biology Join us for a scientific and philosophical introduction to this important topic, along with a discussion and demonstrations of related information. Open...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
22
Mon
Knitting Group
Jan 22 @ 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  

Jan
23
Tue
Books & Babies
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

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. Please call (585) 243-0440 to register.

Preschool Storytime
Jan 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration required, please call (585) 243-0440 to register.

Stem Cells: Challenges and Promises
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Stem Cells: Challenges and Promises for Medical Therapies with Dr Travis Bailey, SUNY Geneseo Department of Biology

Join us for a scientific and philosophical introduction to this important topic, along with a discussion and demonstrations of related information. Open to everyone! Program details here

Jan
24
Wed
Toddler Tales
Jan 24 @ 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 required.

Preschool Storytime
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration required, please call (585) 243-0440 to register.

Wadsworth Library Book Club 2017-2018
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

book-club 2015-2016Wadsworth Library Book Club, in the Library’s meeting room. January 24 at 4:00 pm, An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski. Everyone welcome!

 

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 – 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 – Rochester Reads 2018 – The Distance Between Us  by Reyna Grande

 Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends2015

Jan
29
Mon
Knitting Group
Jan 29 @ 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  

Jan
30
Tue
Books & Babies
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

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. Please call (585) 243-0440 to register.

Preschool Storytime
Jan 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays, and crafts. Registration required, please call (585) 243-0440 to register.