Mar 23, 13:53
This is a photo of snow being cleared by hand on a rural road outside Geneseo following a February 1936 storm.
Mar 22, 21:47
Tomorrow! If you have been thinking about doing some research on local history, this tour is for you.
Mar 17, 22:08
Happy St. Patrick's Day from the Geneseo Public Library!
Mar 16, 14:19
This is a photo of the north side of West First Street in 1967. The former Farmers National Bank is in the foreground. The next two buildings are no longer there. On the far end is Central Bank.
Mar 15, 19:50
Join us next week for some area history. Caution: May cause the urge for a road trip.
Mar 10, 18:54
Last chance to see Dan Dauws' Civil War artifacts on display at the library! The collection will be removed tomorrow afternoon following the Lincoln program which begins at 2:00 pm.
Mar 09, 14:58
This aerial view is of Geneseo's southern residential section of the city. In the left foreground is Napa-auto supply store and Goodwill. Off in the distance going north you can see Route 80. Picture is from the 1980's.
Mar 08, 22:07
Congratulations MaKenzie, you did us proud! MaKenzie won the Audience Choice Award last night at The Putnam. She submitted her video earlier this month for the Teen Video Contest, part of YALSA's Teen Tech Week. See the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8NxGHsVKhw
Mar 07, 20:02
New series of yoga workshops with Deb Godsil starts tomorrow evening!
Mar 07, 19:55
Special thanks to the Maple Leaf Squares for visiting the library last Saturday with some fancy stepping. Learn more about our local square dancing group at www.squaredancegeneseo.com or on Facebook at Maple Leaf Squares.
Mar 04, 19:44
Abraham Lincoln [portrayed by Kevin Wood] will be visiting the Geneseo Public Library next Saturday, March 11 @ 2:00 pm. Looks like he's in Chicago now. Video credit: Christ in Youth When you find yourself in a divided culture, look for the peacemakers. Or the 16th President. #kw7
Mar 03, 22:23
We had fun for Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party! Five Lucky Winners went home with a Dr. Seuss bag!
Mar 02, 15:01
This is a photo of a detasseling machine used by C.D. Ford and Sons in 1947. It could be folded compactly for transportation.
Feb 28, 20:47
Something new and different @ the library this Saturday! Plan to join us for the fun :)
Feb 23, 14:53
This is a photo of the first motorized fire truck, a Stoughton pumper, 1926. Theodore Giebel was fire chief at that time. You can see the present museum building on the far right of the picture.
Feb 22, 19:47
Spots still available! Grades 3-5 learn more about the Indians who lived here in the 1800s and their lifeways.
Feb 18, 22:29
Many thanks to Illinois Humanities Council for arranging sponsorship of our Road Scholar performance of Mr. U. S. Grant by Dan Haughey. Thanks to all for coming out on this beautiful day to see the show.
Feb 16, 15:21
This is a photo of vintage motorcars sometime before 1913 in front of the old Farmers National Bank on the corner of State and First Streets.
Feb 14, 23:25
Get comfortable with getting connected . . . @ your library!
Feb 13, 22:54
Middle School age kids - you are invited to join us at the library and learn to crochet.
Feb 10, 19:46
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|Lincoln's Forgotten Son @2:00pm||Oct 3rd|
|Holiday Lights (by carl johnson) @2:00pm||Oct 18th|
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