Quick Calender of Library Events

Saturday, August 23
Movie on the Green, at dusk

Monday, August 25
Book Club, 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 4
Ecumenical Book Reviews, 11:30 am

Wednesday, September 10
Origami Club, 6:30 pm

Saturday, September 13
Lego Club, 11:00 am and 12:30 pm

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Movie on the Green: Saturday, August 23

At the magical hour of dusk, join Elsa and Anna in a 
frozen land far away for an enjoyable evening of family movie entertainment!

This enchanting film will be shown on the lawn of Livingston County Historical Society Museum, at 30 Center Street in Geneseo (two doors east of Wadsworth Library).

Bring your own blankets and chairs, plus games to play before the movie starts. Popcorn & drinks will be provided, and a delightful movie-themed gift-package will be raffled off.

For more information, email wadslib@gmail.com or call 243-0440. No registration required.

Rain (or snow!) date: Sunday, August 24 

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library and Livingston County Historical Society

Wadsworth Library Book Club

The Book Club meets at 7:00 pm on the last Monday of the month in the Wadsworth Library meeting room. It is open to everyone!

August 25 - The Aviator's Wife, by Melanie Benjamin. This novel takes us behind the scenes and into the lesser known life of the woman who married Charles Lindbergh.

September 29 - Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, by Connor Grennan. "I thought I knew about child trafficking but I really had no idea what it was all about. This book was enlightening, read well, and had a real story to tell." Club member recommendation.

October 27 - The Space between Us, by Thrity Umrigar. Examines the class divide in Bombay (Mumbai) though the relationship of a mistress and her servant.

November 24 - Tell the Wolves I'm Home, by Carol Brunt. A coming-of-age story as a young girl deals with the death of a beloved uncle from AIDS and secrecy surrounding his homosexual lifestyle.

January 26 - The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt. Pulitzer Prize-winner and literary novel with lessons about art and antiques accompanying elements of mystery and suspense.

February 23 - Defending Jacob, by William Landay. A fast-paced murder mystery and courtroom drama as a detective's son is charged with the murder of a classmate.

March 30 - The Age of Miracles, by Karen Thompson Walker. All of Rochester Reads selection for 2014 - A young girl comes of age while the slowing of the Earth's rotation is ending the world.

April 27 - The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson. Intertwines the true tale of the efforts to design and build the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death.

May 18 (3rd Monday) - The Master Butcher's Singing Club, by Louise Eldrich. A German soldier returns home to marry his best friend's pregnant widow, then packs up his father's butcher knives and emigrates to America.

June 29 - Clara and Mr. Tiffany, by Susan Vreeland. A woman who worked for the Tiffany glass company struggles for recognition of her talents and contributions.

Geneseo Ecumenical Book Reviews 2014-2015

Open to Everyone! Held in Wadsworth Library Meeting Room. Reviews begin at 12:00 pm, preceded by a bring-your-own brown-bag lunch at 11:30 am. 
September 4 - Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year. Author: David Von Drehle. Reviewed by Ray Lindquist.

October 2 - Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origins of the Arab/Israeli Conflict. Author: John B. Judis. Reviewed by Father Edward Dillon.

November 6 - The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Author: Daniel J. Brown. Reviewed by Jane Hogan.

December 4 - Deep River. Author: Shusaku Endo. Reviewed by Dr. William Cook.

January 8 - Who Killed Classical Music? Maestros, Managers, and Corporate Politics. Author: Norman Lebrecht. Reviewed by James Willey.

February 5 - Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies . Author: Lawrence Goldstone. Reviewed by Ben Beagle.

March 5 - Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin. Author: Jill Lepore.  Reviewed by Fran and Gil Fleming.

April 2 - In the Shadow of Kinzua: The Seneca nation of indians since World War II (Iroquois and Their Neighbors). Author: Laurence M. Hauptman. Reviewed by David Parish.

May 7 - Al Capp: A Life to the Contrary. Author: Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen. Reviewed by Joe Kane. 

Parking is available at Central Presbyterian Church and Christ Community Church. (Parking permits are available in the library). An accessible entrance is located on Second Street.

Origami Club

Join us at Origami Club on the second Wednesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

  • Ages 5 and up
  • All materials provided
Wednesday, September 10
   Wednesday, October 8
Wednesday, November 12
                       Wednesday, December 10

Lego Club

Lego Club meets the second Saturday of each month, with
two 1-hour sessions each day at 11:00 am and 12:30 pm
  • Ages 4 and up
  • Legos provided (please do not bring your own blocks)
  • Facilitated program with Rebecca Crocker

Saturday, September 13
Saturday, October 11
Saturday, November 8
Saturday, December 13

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library