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.
Mobile Hotspots
Check out the internet just like a book at Galion Public Library. (Read More.)
Movie Night
Join us and watch a movie on our big screen. Thu, Sep 26th, 6-8pm and Thu, Oct 31st at 6pm.
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Please join the Friends of the Library for their semi-annual sale. Materials for sale include books, movies, music, and puzzles. All items are sold on a donation basis (without specified prices). (Read More.) Thu, Oct 3rd, 9-8pm, Fri, Oct 4th, 9-5pm, and Sat, Oct 5th, 9-Noon.
Trivia Nights at the Gill House
Fri, Oct 4th, 6-7:30pm.
Book Bingo
Mon, Oct 7th at 6pm and Thu, Dec 12th at 6pm.
Jim Kleefeld: The Spirits Speak
Listen to Jim Kleefeld's stories. See and learn about Spirit Trumpets, Voiceless Dolls, Ectoplasm, Message Frames, and various spiritualist powers. Wed, Oct 9th at 1pm.
Halloween Movie and Activities
Join us at the library for some Halloween fun. (Read More.)
Get Crafty: Gingerbread House Decorating
  • Sat, Nov 23rd at 12:30pm, Gingerbread House Decorating
Christmas Open House
(Read More.) Sat, Dec 7th.
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.