Library Closed
[CLOSED] In voluntary compliance with the Governor's stay-home order, the Galion Public Library is now closed. We regret that without employees in the building, we can no longer offer even curbside service. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Mon, Mar 23rd
  • Tue, Mar 24th
  • Wed, Mar 25th
  • Thu, Mar 26th
  • Fri, Mar 27th
  • Sat, Mar 28th
  • Tue, Mar 31st
  • Wed, Apr 1st
  • Thu, Apr 2nd
  • Fri, Apr 3rd
Movie Night
Watch this space for details. Thu, May 28th at 6pm and Thu, Jun 25th at 6pm.
Ancestry Library Now Available Remotely
I have just been informed that our state-provided subscription to Ancestry Library, no longer requires you to be in the library to access the service. You can access it from home using this link.
Book Chat
Note that these book chats are held off-site. Fri, May 1st, 6-7pm and Fri, Jun 5th, 6-7pm.
Game Night
Join us in the Community Room for games. Mon, Apr 6th, 6-8pm and Mon, May 11th, 6-8pm.
Get Crafty
These Craft Nights are held in the Community Room at the library.
  • Mon, Apr 13th at 4:30pm, Wind Chimes
Spring Book Sale
The Friends of the Library will hold a used book sale. (Read More.) Thu, May 7th, 9-8pm, Fri, May 8th, 9-5pm, and Sat, May 9th, 9-Noon.
Cupcakes and Coloring - CANCELLED
Book Bingo
Thu, Jun 11th.
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.