Friends Meeting
The Friends of the Library will meet in the Community Room. Tue, Nov 2nd at 9am.
Cookbook Club
For details, call the library (419-468-3203) and ask for Kaitlyn. Tue, Nov 2nd, 6-7:30pm.
Job Opening: Adult Services
Applications for an Adult Services Associate position are available at the main library desk and will be accepted until 4pm on Saturday, November 6th. More information about the position has been posted on the jobs page.
Movie Night
Join us as we show a movie on our big screen. (Read More.) Thu, Nov 4th at 6pm.
Sip and Stitch
This program will be held off-site at the Three Bean Coffee House. (Read More.) Tue, Nov 9th at 9am.
Coffee and Coloring
This program will be held off-site, at the Three Bean Coffee House. (Read More.) Thu, Nov 11th, 4-6pm.
Adult Craft Night
For details, call the library at 419-468-3203. Mon, Nov 15th, 5-6pm.
Adult Game Night
Play your favorite board game, or learn to like a new one. There will be a limit of 20, so call the library and sign up to reserve your seat. Mon, Nov 22nd, 6-8pm.
Holiday Open House
Watch this space for details. Sat, Dec 4th, 1-3pm.
Activity Kits
Be creative and enjoy new experiences in the privacy of your home.
Check out a mobile hotspot to access the Internet anywhere; learn how to make your own ice cream with the Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker; see a world of stars with the Orion Starblast Telescope; and more!
How does it work?
  • You must be 18 or older to check out the Orion Starblast Telescope and the Mobile HotSpots. For all other kits, you must be at least 13 years old.
  • Speak to the librarian at the Circulation Desk to request an Activity Kit.
  • To check out, you must have an active library card in our system.
  • If you would like to borrow a mobile hotspot, you must sign a rental agreement.
  • Enjoy for 7-14 days, and return.
Current Activity Kits
  • Baking
  • Blood Pressure
  • Coloring
  • Gardening
  • Ice Cream Maker
  • Metal Detector
  • Mobile Hotspots (5)
  • Telescope
  • Snow Cone Machine
  • Tools
  • Pumpkin Carving
Activity Kit Guidelines:
  1. Patron must return kits to the Galion Public Library.
  2. Patron is responsible for all contents in the kit. There will be a charge for lost items, including replacement of the whole set if items cannot be purchased individually.
  3. Please clean appropriate items after use.
  4. Most kits circulate for one week. (Mobile hotspots circulate for two weeks.)
  5. Late fees are $1 per day on kits, except for mobile hotspots, which are $2 per day.
  6. Mobile hotspots cannot be renewed. Other kits can be renewed unless there is a hold for another patron.
  7. Library staff will examine the contents with you when checking a kit in or out.
  8. A maximum of two kits may be checked out at a time.
Book Donations Accepted
Routine used book donations will once again be accepted beginning Monday, April 5th.
New Hours
We will be changing our hours of operation, starting September 7th. (Read More.)
Grab-N-Go Craft Kits
A new craft will be available every other Monday and will include craft supplies and instructions. Call the library to reserve a craft kit, or simply stop by the main desk to pick one up.