Join us Mondays at 6:30pm
, Tuesdays at 10:30am
, and Wednesdays at 10:30am
for stories, songs, crafts, and lots of fun. (Read More.)Spring storytimes in 2014 are planned from January 13th through April 16th, plus April 28th, 29th, and 30th.
We've scheduled a couple of computer classes in March. (Read More.)Registration is required. There is a $2 charge per person for the class, due when you sign up. Stop by the library to reserve your seat.
Tue, Mar 11th, 5:30-8pm
and Tue, Mar 25th, 5:30-8pm
Bingo for Books
Play for your chance to win free copies of books by popular authors, including best-selling novels as well as non-fiction titles. (Read More.)Light refreshments will be served. For ages 18 and older.
This event is free, but registration is required since space is limited. Call the library or stop by the main desk to sign up.
Tue, Mar 11th, 6:30-8pm
Teen Anime Club
Join us the second Thursday
of each month to watch anime, discuss manga and graphic novels, learn about Japanese culture, and more. (Read More.)For teens in grades 7-12. Cosplay is optional. New members are always welcome. There is no need to register: you can just show up.
Thu, Mar 13th, 6:30-8pm
, Thu, Apr 10th, 6:30-8pm
, and Thu, May 8th, 6:30-8pm
Home School Social Hour
Join other home-schooling families with students of all ages for some unstructured social interaction time in our Community Room each week. (Read More.)(Parents can
make friends with each other too.) This program is free, and there is no need to register: you can just drop by.
Fri, Mar 14th, 11-Noon
, Fri, Mar 21st, 11-Noon
, and Fri, Mar 28th, 11-Noon
Teen Movie Night
Join us in the Community Room and watch a popular movie
, based on Suzanne Collins' bestselling trilogy, on our big screen. (Read More.)This event is for ages 12-18. Registration is required. Plan to arrive between 5:45 and 6pm. The movie will begin promptly at 6.
Fri, Mar 14th, 6-8:30pm
St. Patrick's Day Party for Kids
Come to the library and hunt for the leprechaun's gold. (Read More.)For grades 3-6. We'll also do crafts and make our own green milkshakes. This program is free, but registration is required: call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Mar 15th, 2-4pm
Student Shelver Job Openings
Ohio 2013 tax forms and booklets are here, and the federal forms and booklets are now here also. Stop by the library to pick up whichever tax forms you need.
Spring Chess Club for Grades 4-12
With the help of our chess master Mark Papenhausen and other club members, players can learn new strategies, face new opponents, and compete for the top rungs in our ongoing
. (Read More.)New members in grades 4-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You don't need to register for this: it's OK to just show up.
Thu, Mar 20th, 6:30-8pm
, Thu, Apr 17th, 6:30-8pm
, and Thu, May 15th, 6:30-8pm
Basic Drawing for Beginners
Are you interested in learning how to draw but don't know how to start? Fledgling sketchers are invited to join instructor Carol Kable, a local artist, as she reveals techniques and shares pointers on how to get going with basic drawing. (Read More.)This workshop is free, but registration is required, and space is limited, so call the library or stop by the main desk as soon as possible to sign up.
Sat, Mar 22nd, 1:30-3:30pm
History of Bishop Brown and Brownella Cottage
How much do you know about
William Montgomery Brown, of Brownella Cottage, arguably one of Galion's all-time most interesting
residents? (Read More.)Did you know that he authored several books, including one for children? That he employed local students to read to him in his later years? That he died on Halloween? That he was the first Anglican bishop to be tried as a heretic since the Protestant reformation and the first of any denomination in America to be dismissed for his heretical teachings?
Kristen Hoffert will discuss these details and more about his fascinating life and home.
This program is free, but registration is required. Call the library or stop by the main desk to sign up.
Thu, Mar 27th, 6-7:30pm
(Read More.)Contact Cyndi for more details and to find out what the
Book of the Month will be.
Thu, Apr 3rd at 6:30pm
, Thu, May 1st at 6:30pm
, Fri, Jun 6th at 6:30pm
, Thu, Jul 3rd at 6:30pm
, Thu, Aug 7th at 6:30pm
, and Thu, Sep 4th at 6:30pm
Movie Day for Kids
Join us in the Community Room and watch a fun winter movie
on our big screen. (Read More.)You can even bring pillows and blankets to get comfortable. Registration is required: call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Apr 5th, 2-3:30pm
National Library Week
April 13-19 is National Library Week
. (Read More.)Watch this space for information about special programs as we schedule them.
Digital Cameras for Beginners
Presented by Marcheta Gibson. (Read More.)Attending both sessions is recommended.
Space in this workshop is limited, so call the library or stop by the main desk as soon as possible to sign up.
Wed, Apr 16th, 6-8pm
and Wed, Apr 23rd, 6-8pm
Splat the Cat Activity Time for K-2
(Read More.)Registration is required. For grades K-2, but please bring an adult with you.
Sat, May 3rd, 2-3:30pm
Kids: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Join us for a fun scavenger hunt based on the book by Chris Grabenstein. (Read More.)For grades 3-6. Registration is required. Call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, May 17th, 2-4pm
Plein Aire Art Show
An art show on the library lawn is being planned by the Brush and Palette Club. (Read More.)Watch this space for more information as spring approaches.
Sat, Jun 28th
Summer Reading Program Photo Galleries
We've started posting pictures from our summer programs in our photo galleries
. (Read More.)So far we've got photos of the soil and water conservation program, the Star Wars day, the party on the lawn, and the Crawford Park District program. We'll be posting more summer program photos in August.
Starting September 1st
(Read More.)As before, videos still may only be renewed once.
Thanks for your patience and understanding as we implement these changes.
- Each person may have up to 15 items on hold at a time.
- Items may be renewed up to 3 times,
except for video materials.
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