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

Crafting

with Cindy! Weds Dec 13, 6:30 pm. Register 

Geriactors Present

Live theater, Thurs Nov 30 at 6:30. Free to all!

Book Club

Miller’s Valley, Weds Nov 29 at 4:00 pm

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Library News

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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Story Time for Adults and Teens

Join us for a fun evening of stories for adults and teens! Wadsworth Library is happy to be hosting storyteller Kelley Kucaba, who comes to us all the way from her home in Germany. She will be at the library at 7:00pm on Tuesday, September 12. Kelley has been telling...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
20
Mon
Knitting Group
Nov 20 @ 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  

Nov
23
Thu
Thanksgiving Day – Closed
Nov 23 all-day
Nov
27
Mon
Knitting Group
Nov 27 @ 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  

Nov
28
Tue
Books & Babies
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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.

Nov
29
Wed
Toddler Tales
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

book-club 2015-2016Wadsworth Library Book Club, in the Library’s meeting room. November 29 at 4:00 pm, Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen. 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 – If All of Rochester Reads – Writers & Books selection

 Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth LibraryFriends2015

Nov
30
Thu
The Geriactors Present!
Nov 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

The Geriactors, a popular local theater troupe, performs an all-new program of songs and original sketches, It’s a Mad, Mad World, or I Didn’t See THAT Coming. It’s free to all, and you are invited!

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

Dec
2
Sat
Technology Open House at SUNY Geneseo
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wadsworth Library and SUNY Geneseo are partnering to showcase a variety of exciting new tools and technologies, including Oculus Rift, littleBits, and 3-D printing.

This event takes place on the SUNY Geneseo campus, in South Hall – Room 341

Free and open to the whole community–join us there!