Making Oils and Salves
Sat, Nov 16th at 2pm.
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.
Get Crafty: Gingerbread House Decorating
Tree Decorating Contest
Individuals, families, organizations, and businesses are invited to enter our tree decorating contest. Trees may be submitted November 25-27 or 30. The public may vote for their favorite tree once daily from December 2-6. The 2 trees with the most votes will win prizes. Requirements: Trees must be under 2 feet tall and able to stand up on their own. Living trees may be used, but must be in a pot or base. Trees may be created by someone else (artificial trees or craft base) but decorated by the entrants, or the entire tree may be handmade by the entrants out of any materials they choose. You may decorate using any theme you would like, but please keep it family-friendly.
  • Mon, Nov 25th
  • Tue, Nov 26th
  • Wed, Nov 27th
  • Sat, Nov 30th
  • Mon, Dec 2nd
  • Tue, Dec 3rd
  • Wed, Dec 4th
  • Thu, Dec 5th
  • Fri, Dec 6th
Open House
(Read More.) Sat, Dec 7th.
Book Bingo
Thu, Dec 12th at 6pm.
COOL Resource Sharing
You can now place holds on items from any of the COOL libraries and have them delivered here for you to pick up. You can search the COOL catalog for available titles and place holds at any time, using your library card and password. (Stop by the main desk if you need to establish a password. We can set it to anything you want.) (Read More.)
Lynda Online Coursework Added to Ohio Web Library
Study to become an illustrator, video editor, manager, small business owner, programmer, marketer, and more. (Read More.)
Chilton Library for Auto Repair added to Ohio Web Library
Fix your car, truck, or other vehicle. The Chilton Library is now available online, free of charge to Ohio residents.