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


  • The library will be closed Monday February 18 in observance of President’s Day

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

Presenting interesting programs for interested audiences

Genesee Valley Photography Society

Thursday, February 7 & 21 from 6:30-8:15 pm. Open to public

Trustees Meet

Thurs March 14 at 4:00 pm. Open to public

Wadsworth Library Book Club

Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 pm.  Featured book is News of the World by Paulette Jiles


Raptors on the Road

Wednesday, February 20 at 2 pm. For children ages 4 and up


Library News

2000+ Opera CDs added to collection

Wadsworth Library announces the addition of over 2000 music CDs to its collection. These are mostly opera and voice recital CDs that were donated to the library by the estate of former local resident Ken Deutsch. Anyone interested in the collection can see what's...

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Borrow an Empire Pass

For Fall touring and leaf-peeping--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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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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Enhanced Reader Now Available for Loan

Merlin LCD enhanced vision monitor at Wadsworth Library For use by valid OWWL library card holders, this item must be checked out and returned to the circulation desk of the Wadsworth Library in Geneseo, New York. The Merlin helps people with low vision, macular...

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Upcoming Events

Biblio-Bop Dance Party
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

If your kids love to dance, don’t miss Biblio-Bop! We’ll be hopping and bopping to music using bells, shakers, and scarves to enhance the fun. Registration is not required. Best for children ages 3-8 years old.


Presidents’ Day – CLOSED
Feb 18 @ 9:38 pm – 10:38 pm
Books & Babies
Feb 19 @ 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. Registration required.

Preschool Storytime
Feb 19 @ 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.

Two Herons Drum Circle
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come have fun with drums! 2HDC will provide drums and lead participants through rhythm games, jams and activities, while teaching participants how to play and be creative with hand percussion. Registration is not required. Best for children ages 4 and up.


Toddler Tales
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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.

Raptors on the Road
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Our guests will include four different birds of prey. We will learn the natural history, biology and adaptations of these different birds. Registration is not required. Best for children ages 4 and up.


Dollars and Sense – Standing Guard: Protect what you’ve worked for (Retirees & Pre-Retirees)
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Standing Guard: Protecting What You’ve Worked For presented by Leann Hill. For retirees and pre-retirees. Part of the Dollars & Sense workshops addressing financial planning for individuals and families.  No registration required.  Join us!

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library 

The Science of Slime
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dr. Demo is back and we will be exploring all things SLIME! Participants will make slime to take home. Registration required. Open to children ages 5 and up.