VOLUME 17, NUMBER 2 SUMMER 2005 BOOKS AND MORE SINCE 1894
DID YOU KNOW?
62% of adults in the U.S. have ADULT/TEEN SUMMER READING
public library cards. Geneva’s
rate is 80%.
P lease join us once again for our Adult/Teen
Summer Reading Program. Registration begins Wednesday, June
1, at the Readers' Advisory Desk. All Geneva Library cardholders who
have completed sixth grade are eligible to sign up. Books read will earn
Monday–Thursday points to "buy" T-Shirts, "Get Out Of Jail Free" (overdue fine
9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
forgiveness) cards and book store gift cards. Weekly drawings will be
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. held for gift certificates from area businesses, and the Grand Prize
Sundays Noon–4:00 p.m. (Sept–May) drawing will be held Monday, August 8. The program ends on
Wednesday, August 31, and top readers will be awarded prizes. Stop by
LIBRARY CLOSINGS the Readers' Advisory Desk or phone 232-0780 X230 for more
information, and prepare to
The Library will be closed on
Sundays for the summer
June 12–September 4
Sunday & Monday, May 29–30 SUPERHEROES: Powered by Books
Memorial Day Weekend
YOUTH SUMMER READING CLUB
Monday, July 4
Independence Day hildren of all ages are encouraged to become Superheroes this
Sunday & Monday, September 4–5 summer. Four different reading clubs are available. Children
Labor Day Weekend under twenty-four months of age will become Teeny Titans, and children
who are still listening to stories can join the Page Patrol. Our beginning
readers will transform into Power Readers, while our independent
LIBRARY BOARD MEETINGS readers will comprise our Readers League. Registration begins
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, in Youth Services. Each child needs to have a
Library Meeting Room Geneva Public Library card in order to register. Children may earn prizes
Monday, June 13 through Saturday, August 13. Prizes are available while
May 26 supplies last.
August 25 Youth Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pages 3-6
The public is welcome to attend. Youth Storytimes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 6
Minutes of past meetings and the Adult Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pages 7
current agenda can be found on Adult Computer Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8
the library web page at Adult Book Discussions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 9
www.geneva.lib.il.us Teen Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 10
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MEMORIALS AND GIFTS QUESTION
G eneva Public Library sends Q. Does the Library offer wireless Internet
thanks to those who access?
have honored friends and family
members and have noted A. Yes. The Geneva Public Library is pleased to
special occasions through the offer this new service. Wireless Internet access is
Library’s Memorial and Gift available during the hours the Library is open and
can be used by anyone with a wireless-enabled laptop.
These recent gift books enrich the
Q. How can I connect to the wireless Internet?
In Memory of Brenden K. Barrows
Hard Truth A. Simply bring your wireless-enabled laptop to the
Killing Rain Library and turn it on. Your computer should
In Memory of Doris Belz automatically recognize the wireless network. Open
Beyond Old Macdonald your browser and an authentication screen appears asking you to log in.
Pig On the Titanic: A True Log in using Name=library and Password=library. It will be
Story necessary to turn off any pop-up blockers you may have. You must read
Miracle: The True Story of and accept the Library's Wireless Internet Acceptable Use Policy. You
the Wreck of the Sea Venture will then be redirected to your homepage and can begin using wireless
The Seuss, The Whole Seuss Internet.
and Nothing but the Seuss
America, My New Home:
Poems MEMORIALS AND GIFTS (CONTINUED)
Amaze Me: Poems for Girls
A Kick in the Head In Memory of Ken & Libbie Robbie In Honor of Ann Haverstock
An America's Cup Treasury The Singing Life of Birds
In Memory of Mildred Borg Why Birds Sing
Fold Me a Poem In Memory of Gary "Bud" Rush
Omnibeasts: Animal Poems Hunting with Hounds in In Honor of Ronald & Marjorie Maier
and Paintings North America Liberty and Freedom
In Memory of James Hestiken In Memory of Walter Selakovich In Honor of Helen Swanson
Taunton's Complete Guide to Osteoporosis: Your Questions More Sunday Morning Songs (CD)
Working with Wood Answered Dragon Tales: More Dragon
Carpentry for Children In Memory of Jacob Zegart Tunes (CD)
Firesong Baby Einstein: On the Farm (CD)
In Memory of Maxine Kuzola Abracadabra! (CD)
Gardener's Life Ironcrown Moon
Circle Game: Folk Music for
In Memory of Vernon Martin Gift given by the Fox Valley Kids (CD)
Vintage Cars Community Associates of the Art African Playground (CD)
Institute of Chicago Caribbean Playground (CD)
In Memory of Hannah Masinick In the Realm of Gods and Sing Along with Putumayo (CD)
I Miss You Kings Shake a Tail Feather (CD)
Fall of Freddie the Leaf
Help Me Say Goodbye Several titles have been added to the
Youth Services collection in memory A book or audio/video/DVD
In Memory of Patrick O'Boyle of Nathan Leonard Carmack and donation is a wonderful way
The Most Beautiful Gardens Kathryn Giuntoli. to honor a friend or relative.
in the World Please call the Library at
In Honor of Susan Brynteson
In Memory of Joseph Preusser Just Advocacy? Women's 232-0780 X264 for further
How Baseball Works Human Rights information.
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YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAMS
T ickets for programs are available free of charge. You must show one family member's current Geneva
Public Library card when picking up your tickets or registering for a special program, unless noted
otherwise. For more program details, see our website at www.geneva.lib.il.us or pick up a copy of the Youth
Services program brochure.
T ODD AND A V ENTRILOQUIST GRADES 3-6
Wednesday, June 1 10:00–10:30 a.m. Meeting Room Thursday, June 17
With help from Stephanie Johnson, Todd and his three puppet friends Youth Program Room
will tell a modern version of "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," a silly mixed
up "Three Little Pigs" story, and more. Todd is hoping to see many Forget about "Girls' World,"
preschoolers at this program. Tickets are available starting Wednesday, because the boys rule here.
May 18. Registration for each of these
programs begins Wednesday,
June 1. Remember - No Girls
CHILD WITH CAREGIVER CREATIONS Allowed!
Thursday, June 2 9:00 a.m–8:45 p.m. Youth Program Room
Be a Detective
Decorate a door hanger with all sorts of supplies - fun for all ages. Share Thursday, June 9
this time with your child as you make your own beautiful collage Combat Cartoon Vehicles on
together. No tickets are necessary- just come in any time and celebrate the Move
the end of school with us while you sign up for the Summer Reading Thursday, June 30
Blast Off with Boys Rule!
GIRLS' WORLD - GRADES 3–6 Wednesday, July 13
Mondays 10:30–11:15 a.m. Youth Program Room Baseball Card Box*
Wednesday, July 27
Be the center of your own universe - create cool crafts. Registration for *Boys should bring a baseball
each of these programs begins Wednesday, June 1. card and can wear a favorite
Butterfly Sand Art Monday, June 6
Lady Liberty Flip-Flops* Monday, June 27
*Girls will need to bring a pair of flip-flops to decorate. Tuesday, June 14
Your Family in Pictures Monday, July 11 Meeting Room
A Day at the Beach Anklet Monday, July 25 Come and meet some local
superheroes from the Geneva
JUGGLING FUNNY STORIES Police and Fire Departments.
Check out their uniforms. See
Friday, June 10 10:30–11:15 a.m. Meeting Room their super vehicles. Hear their
stories. Learn how they work
Chris Fascione brings stories alive. He is an actor, a storyteller, a mime, together to protect and serve our
a juggler, a comedian and a teacher all in one. Tickets for this family community. Registration is not
program will be available beginning Wednesday, May 25. necessary.
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YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAMS (CONT.)
FATHER'S DAY CRAFT CIRCUS BOY
Wednesday, June 15 Wednesday, June 29 10:30–11:15 a.m. Meeting Room
9:00 a.m.–8:45 p.m.*
Youth Program Room Comedian Bobby "Circus Boy" Hunt balances atop many
items, including a tall ladder and the world's smallest bike,
It's a bird . . .It's a plane . . .No. It's all while encouraging audience participation. This
SUPER DAD! Registration is not program will bring smiles for all ages. Tickets will be
necessary, just drop in anytime on available Wednesday, June 15.
Wednesday, June 15, and make a
SUPER card for Dad. *While
TALE SPINNERS CONNECTIONS . . . AGE DOESN'T COUNT!
GRADES 4 AND UP
Wednesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27
Thursdays 1:00–1:45 p.m. Youth Program Room
June 16, July 21 & August 18
10:30–11:30 a.m. Join us for fun-filled afternoons with children and adults of all ages.
Youth Program Room These activities are designed for school-age children and seniors, but
preschoolers and parents are welcome. Registration begins Wednesday,
Each month, we will meet to put June 15.
together the Tale Spinners
publication using Library laptops
and Microsoft Publisher. All the MAGIC FOR MUGGLES - AGES 7 & UP
artwork and writing will come Tuesday, July 12 6:30–8:30 p.m. Meeting Room
from you; we will just help you
make it happen. Registration will John Morrissey will present a two-hour hands-on magic trick workshop.
take place on the first of each Four days before the next Harry Potter book arrives,
month. participants will learn to make objects appear and vanish,
read minds and move things just by wiggling their fingers.
FAMILY BOOK DISCUSSION All will receive a magic wand and a certificate. Space is
SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN ONLY limited so register early, starting Tuesday, June 28.
Youth Program Room DO THE DAVE WAVE
Registration begins Wednesday, Thursday, July 14 10:30–11:15 a.m. Meeting Room
A performance by Dave Rudolf is an invitation to sing and get silly. Dave
Thursday, June 16 is known for his madcap program of humor and
The End of the Beginning: Being audience participation. You may do the limbo, the
the Adventures of a Small Snail hula, and Dave's wave. Join us for this family
(and an Even Smaller Ant) by Avi program of Dave-foolery. Tickets will be available
beginning Tuesday, June 28.
Monday, July 18
The Most Beautiful Place in the
World by Ann Cameron
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YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAMS (CONT.)
OUR NEW DESKS
CHARLOTTE'S WEB, THE MUSICAL DESERVE A SECOND LOOK!
Friday, July 22 10:30–11:30 a.m. Meeting Room
Experience the excitement of live theater. This is a
delightful musical for the entire family that will help
children discover the true meaning of loyalty and
friendship. Tickets will be available beginning
Thursday, July 7.
HARRY POTTER GAME DAY
Miss Carol at the ‘Ask Me’ Desk.
Thursday, July 28 10:30–11:15 a.m. Meeting Room
To celebrate the release of book 6 on July 16, we are
dedicating this day to our favorite wizard. Join us for trivia
and games and test your Harry Potter knowledge. We will
be using all six books, so come play even if you have not
read Harry's latest adventure. Registration begins Thursday,
MAGIC THAT QUACKS YOU UP!
Thursday, August 4 7:00-8:00 p.m. Meeting Room
Mrs. Bouvat and Joshua at the
Steve Belliveau will present an original magic show.
There will be music, audience participation and trained
ducks and rabbits. Someone will even float. We know you
will gasp with delight and disbelief. Tickets for this
evening family program will be available beginning
Thursday, July 21.
MOVIES TO THE RESCUE
Monday–Friday, August 8–12 10:00 a.m. Meeting Room
Noelle enjoying the slide show.
Looking for something to do? ZOOM over to the Library and join us for
a movie. Titles will be announced June 1; parents should accompany
I’m Ready for
small children. Tickets are not necessary. SUPERHERO
Summer Reading ... Hurry
and get your cape!
Wednesday, August 17 10:00–11:30 a.m. Meeting Room
Children can sell or trade their past treasures in this kids-only flea
market. Items must be priced at $1.00 or less. Sign up to reserve a
space beginning Wednesday, August 3, or just come in as a shopper the
day of the sale.
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SWEDISH DAYS PROGRAMS
SIDEWALK ART STORIES AT RIVER PARK
Friday, June 24 Monday, June 20 10:00–11:00 a.m. River Park
10:00 a.m.–Noon All ages are invited to River Park for a special Swedish Days storytime.
In front of Library Youth Services librarians will read picture book stories and sing songs
with families at the River Park amphitheater. Come out for stories in the
morning, then explore this beautiful new park. In case of rain, this event
will take place at the Library. Registration is not necessary.
STORIES & FUN AT THE LIBRARY TENT
Wednesday, June 22 & Thursday, June 23 10:00 a.m.
In front of the Library
Join us outside the Library as we celebrate Swedish Days
Create a sidewalk masterpiece by with stories and games in the Library tent. Tickets are not
participating in the annual chalk necessary.
art display. Tickets are not
WOW! SWEDISH DAYS STORIES ON THE LAWN
Thursday, June 23 1:00–4:00 p.m. Courthouse Lawn
Get in the spirit of Swedish Days by joining us on the Courthouse Lawn
ART & GAMES as we share traditional tales and activities of Sweden. Tickets are not
ON THE COURTHOUSE LAWN necessary.
Saturday, June 25
10:00 a.m–3:00 p.m.
Travel back through time. Have
your photo taken in old-fashioned
clothing and decorate your own
R egistration is not necessary for summer storytimes. Groups may
be larger than during regular storytime sessions in an effort to
allow more people an opportunity to sample our programs.
Join us for
g a m e s LAPSIT STORYTIME WITH A CAREGIVER
played by June 13, July 6, July 19 & August 1 9:30–9:50 a.m.
children and Youth Program Room
the history of FAMILY STORYTIME
June 7, July 7 & August 3 10:00–10:30 a.m.
Local community groups jointly
June 28 & July 26 7:00–7:30 p.m.
sponsor this program.
Youth Program Room
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ADULT PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
TRAVEL CLUB LONG TERM PLANNING
Thursdays 7:00–8:30 p.m. Meeting Room Saturday, June 11
F ounded by The Friends of Geneva Public Library. All
are invited to attend. No registration is necessary.
What is Long Term Care? Why is
June 2 Scenic Western North America with it important? Who should have it?
speaker George Reuss. This seminar will answer these
questions and take a look at Long
No meetings for the rest of the summer. The Term Care options such as
Travel Club will resume September 1st. Medicaid, Medicare, self-
insuring, and private insurance.
BOOK & BAG IT MOVIES
Wednesdays Noon–1:00 p.m. Meeting Room Wednesdays
B ring a sack lunch if you wish. Registration is not
Patrons thirteen years of age and
June 1 Midwest Cottage Gardening older are invited to join us in
Join author Frances Manos of St. Charles as she viewing Academy Award winning
discusses her book, Midwest Cottage Gardening. Ms. movies at the Library this
Manos, drawing upon twenty years of gardening experience, summer. Light refreshments will
lists some of the most popular garden plants that thrive in the be provided. Bring your own
Midwest, while walking the reader through the basic elements comfy chair if desired. Get out of
of planting and maintaining an organic garden in our climate. the heat and relax at the Library!
Slides will accompany the discussion.
June 15 A Beautiful Mind
July & August No Meeting
June 29 Out of Africa
July 13 The Bridge on the
VIEWS FROM THE PAST: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF RiverKwai
GENEVA IN VINTAGE POSTCARDS, 1890-1950 July 27 West Side Story
Wednesday, June 8 7:00 p.m. Meeting Room August 24 Mutiny on the
Join local author John J. Laukaitis as he explains how
postcards developed and captured the history and
charm of Geneva. Afterward, John will sign copies of
his recent book, Geneva in Vintage Postcards.
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ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES
Dates & times as indicated in table below Meeting Room
“[Librarians are] our trusted
guides to the serendipitous The Library is continuing to offer computer classes to beginning users.
encounter with the right book at Classes include: Mouse Basics, Introduction to Windows, Introduction to
the right time and, in our Email, Using Hotmail, and Advanced Email. Registration is required.
present clutter of sloppy facts Please visit our website or stop by the Adult Reference Desk for a
and stealthy infoganda, we complete schedule.
count on [librarians] more than
ever to lead us to true references Mouse Basics: Learn how to use the mouse to point,
and authoritative sources.” click, drag, drop and scroll your way through using your
Introduction to Windows: Participants in this class will learn
the basics of the Windows environment along with file management
Librarian, April 22, 2004.
through My Computer and Windows Explorer. Prerequisites: Ability to
use a mouse and keyboard.
ultimate search engine. Introduction to Email: Find out how to get a free email account on the
World Wide Web and learn how to send, receive and reply to email.
Prerequisites: Ability to use a mouse, keyboard and navigate
in a Windows environment.
REMINDER ... DISCS
AND CASSETTES CAN Advanced Email: Review how to compose and send email as well as
WARP IF LEFT IN A learn how to work with attachments, how to create folders, and how to
HOT CAR. use the address book.
PLEASE PROTECT The Library computer classes at Geneva High School will resume in
THEM. September. Look for more information on our website, future brochures
or in the next newsletter.
ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES SCHEDULE
CLASS DAY DATE TIME
Mouse Basics Wednesday June 1 7–9 p.m.
Intro to Windows Thursday June 9 7–9 p.m.
Intro to Email Wednesday June 15 7–9 p.m.
Advanced Email Wednesday June 29 7–9 p.m.
Mouse Basics Tuesday June 28 1–3 p.m.
Intro to Windows Thursday June 30 1–3 p.m.
Intro to Email Thursday July 14 1–3 p.m.
Advanced Email Tuesday July 26 1–3 p.m.
Mouse Basics Tuesday August 16 10 a.m.–Noon
Intro to Windows Monday August 22 10 a.m.–Noon
Intro to Email Thursday August 25 10 a.m.–Noon
Advanced Email Tuesday August 30 10 a.m.–Noon
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ADULT BOOK DISCUSSIONS
TUESDAY EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION BOOK DISCUSSION
Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. Meeting Room Wednesdays
June 14 The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier Meeting Room
(note date change to accommodate Swedish Days)
This fictional interpretation of the creation of the medieval tapestries now June No program
hung in the Cluny Museum in Paris is a fascinating story of art, kinship
and honor. Can historical fiction really teach us about history? July No program
July 19 The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula LeGuin August 24
This classic Science Fiction "what if?" novel explores the realm of Chelkash by Maxim Gorkey.
dreams, reality and the abuse of power. Originally published in 1972, has
our world changed so much that the impact of this book is lost in the 21st
VOICES OF VISION
TALKING BOOK CENTER
August 16 Annual Planning Meeting DUPAGE LIBRARY SYSTEM
Have you been thinking about joining a book discussion group? Here is A free service of recorded books for the
blind or physically handicapped
your chance! The August meeting is our time to gather, chat about Phone: 630-208-0398
interesting books we have read during the year, and plan the schedule to Tollfree: 1-800-227-0625
discuss some of them. New members are encouraged to observe or
participate. Sponsored by the Library of Congress and
the Illinois State Library
FRIDAY MORNING BOOK DISCUSSION
Fridays 9:30 a.m. Meeting Room W OULD YOU LIKE TO
NOTIFICATION OF YOUR
June No discussion
HOLDS AND OVERDUE
July 15 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card ITEMS?
After Earth fought off two alien invasions, the International Fleet, PLEASE STOP BY THE
knowing another invasion is imminent, selects the brightest CHECK IN DESK TO SIGN UP.
children to learn military tactics at Battle School. While all
of the children chosen are brilliant, the fate of the world
rests with six-year old genius Andrew "Ender" Wiggin - if Patrons who have signed up for
he can survive the training. our email notification of due
dates and holds are enjoying the
August 19 Lying Awake by Mark Salzman service. Receiving advance
After years of performing her duty at the Carmelite monastery, Sister notice of upcoming due dates is
John of the Cross begins experiencing mystical visions. especially nice. The Library also
With the visions come intense headaches. Doctors assure saves much staff time which
Sister John surgery will stop the headaches, but it may would be spent contacting people
also end the visions. Sister John must decide if she dare about their items on hold.
risk treating the pain and losing the mystical experiences. Anyone who has not yet signed
up may do so at the Checkin
Desk. It just takes a minute.
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TEEN PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
AMERICAN RED CROSS
BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS
Saturday, July 9 or
T een programs are open to students in grade 6–12. Please register in
person or by calling the Adult Reference Desk at 232-0780 X251.
For further information contact Ron Pauli at email@example.com.
Saturday, August 13
TEEN SUMMER READ-A-THON
Do you have what it takes to Monday, July 20 2:00-5:00 p.m.
be a babysitter? This certified Outside Library if weather permits or Large Meeting Room
course prepares youth with the
training every parent wants in a Here is your chance to Get Caught Reading and earn extra summer
babysitter, including safety, basic reading “Bail Bucks” while sipping cool drinks and eating sweets under
childcare, safe play, first aid the old entrance in a relaxed, informal setting. Extra points will be
and critical emergency action awarded to summer reading participants
skills. Participants must be eleven based on time spent relaxing with a
years old and registration is good book. So bring a comfy folding
required. There is a limit of 10 chair and join us for fifteen minutes or
participants for each course. Teens longer to earn more summer reading
successfully completing the points. Refreshments and snacks
course will receive an American provided.
Red Cross Certificate. This
program is very popular, so sign
DUCT TAPE FOR TEENS
TEEN AUCTION & PIZZA PARTY
Monday, July 11
4:00–5:30 p.m. Monday, August 22 4:00–6:00 p.m. Meeting Room
Did you miss This is a celebratory event for all the teens that have been caught reading
the last, riiiipingly as participants of the Summer Reading Program. Early bird registration
popular duct tape July 1 through August 1 (good for three extra “Bail Bucks”) is
program? Back by encouraged. Teens will have the opportunity to spend their hard earned
popular demand, summer reading “Bail Bucks” on
for those who think cool auction items while pizza is
duct tape is the greatest invention served.
since the pepperoni pizza, is Duct This is a very popular
Tape for Teens. Who needs a event so don't get
lifestyle mall when you've got caught without visiting
duct tape? Join us as we use privileges. Sign up early,
colorful duct tape to make a tie, mark your calendar, and
wallet, belt, picture frame, or ID read, read, read!
holder. Teens are encouraged to
bring photos and/or stickers
to accessorize their creation.
Registration is limited so get
unstuck from your couch and Original Simpson characters
riiiipgester early! created by Matt Groening
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3RD ANNUAL VOLUNTEER has arrived!
RECOGNITION TEA Please stop by and meet Nick
Bottom, the long awaited bronze
"O ur Volunteers Are Shining Stars" and on Sunday, April 10, the sculpture, donated by the Friends
Library showed its appreciation with a special recognition tea of Geneva Library. Nick now
for all the volunteers and Friends of the graces our Shakespeare Garden.
Geneva Public Library. In addition to good He has been well worth the wait.
food and fun, volunteers and Friends who had
over 100 volunteer hours and Library trustees
who have served at least one year were NICK BOTTOM
awarded special “Gold Card” Library cards.
Recipients of Gold Cards this year were:
Cathy Bourne, Keith Garland, Betsy Hart, Lucile Little, Ralph Little and
A Midsummer s Night Dream
NEW LIBRARY TRUSTEES
O n April 5, two new library trustees, David Creighton and Dan Sculpture Artist;
Boone, were elected to serve four-year terms on the Library Board. Ray Kobald, M.F.A.
Re-elected for four years was incumbent Esther Barclay. The new
trustees will take office on May 26.
Thanks to Timothy Moran who was appointed as interim trustee from
December 2004 to April 2005 following a vacancy on the board.
Our very special "Thank You" is given to Walter McLaughlin who has
retired from the Library Board after 18 years of dedicated service from
1987 to 2005. During this time he held several board offices, including
President, Vice President, and Secretary, as well as serving as the
Library's representative to the DuPage Library System Board of
Walter McLaughlin, Jr.
Library Board Member
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THE FRIENDS OF GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY
RITA ZALUD PRESIDENT Book donations will be accepted for the Friends Book Sale until June 17.
JANINE WEBBLES VICE PRESIDENT
JOHN SEAMAN SECRETARY SWEDISH DAYS BOOK SALE
LUCILE LITTLE TREASURER
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
T he Friends of Geneva Public Library will hold their semi-annual book sale
on the following dates and times.
Thursday, June 23 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday, June 24 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 25 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
JOHN BURNS Numbers for the first admittance will be distributed on Thursday, June 23,
DAVID CREIGHTON at 3:30 p.m.
DONALD CUMMINGS, JR.
NANCY SEXTON Hardcover books as well as CD's and videos will sell for $1.00. Paperback
books will sell for $.50 to $1.00. Cassettes and puzzles will sell for $.50. On
ADMINISTRATION Saturday beginning at Noon, one bag of books will sell for $3.00 and each
JEANNE HINTZ LIBRARY DIRECTOR additional bag will sell for $2.00. Also look for the special priced books.
DEBORAH T. WALSH ADULT SERVICES
FOURTH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE
KRISTI MILLER-PEASE YOUTH SERVICES The Friends of Geneva Public Library will hold their annual Children's Book
DENNIS WINTERS TECHNICAL SERVICES Sale on Saturday, May 21, from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.
MARGE CLARK CIRCULATION
JAMIE WEAVER NEWSLETTER EDITOR
CATHI BARTELS PRODUCTION
FOUNDATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE GENEVA LIBRARY FOUNDATION
TIM O'NEIL, PRESIDENT
Geneva Library Foundation was established in January 2005 to provide an
WILLIAM K. BARCLAY VICE PRESIDENT
opportunity for community giving to a 501(c)3 organization in support of current
PAUL CONTERATO TREASURER
and future library facilities, programs and services. For more information, please
SHANNON BOWMAN SECRETARY contact the Library Director at 232-0780 X224 or a member of the Foundation
PATRICK BRADY JOHN BURNS Advisory Committee.
TOM CARTER JEANNE HINTZ
KELLY NOWAK JULIE TEIPEL
127 James Street
Geneva, IL 60134 CARRIER ROUTE
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