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Library to Reopen for Limited In-Person Services

Geauga County Public Library to Reopen for Limited In-Person Services February 1st

Geauga County – January 29, 2021 – On February 1, Geauga County Public Library buildings will reopen to the public for limited in-building services. Face coverings are required inside Geauga County Public Library buildings and distancing should be practiced at all times.

Note: This includes our new Bainbridge Branch at 17222 Snyder Rd., Chagrin Falls, 44023.

In-building services will include:

  • Walk-through browsing

  • Computer access for one 2-hour session per day – reservation required. Staff assistance is highly restricted.

  • Holds pick-ups

  • Use of the Mobile Memory Lab at our Thompson Branch.

Geauga County Public Library continues to adhere to the guidelines and recommendations of federal, state, and local health authorities and ask that patrons be aware that our services can change at any time. We strongly recommend adhering to CDC guidelines to protect yourself and others from spreading COVID-19. CDC guidelines recommend continued use of e-services and curbside holds pickups whenever possible.

E-services provided by Geauga County Public Library:

  • Reference Assistance

  • Readers Advisory

  • Print/Scan/Fax

  • 100 Book Challenge quiz questions and signups

  • eCard applications

  • Online virtual programs using Zoom

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About Geauga County Public Library

The Geauga County Public Library, rated a 4-Star Library by Library Journal, includes five full-service Branches in Bainbridge, Chardon, Chesterland (Geauga West), Middlefield, and Thompson, a fleet of Mobile Services vehicles that serve rural areas and community centers, and an Administrative Center where technical services, computer services, facilities, and administrative functions reside, in addition to its public library space. GCPL has more than 900,000 books and eBooks. The collection also contains more than 100,000 audio/video items and 60 Research databases available through its website. Geauga County Public Library is a member of the CLEVNET consortium, giving patrons access to more than 12 million items. Learn more about the Geauga County Public Library at

January 29, 2021

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