Therapy Dog Event
Meet Gracie, a Therapy Dog International certified therapy dog. (Read More.)Gracie will be accompanied by her owner, Marcia Yunker, who will be available to answer questions. Please join us if you would like to read with Gracie, have an interest in therapy dogs, or simply want to meet our lovable canine friend. No registration is required for this drop-in program. You can come any time during the hour.
Thu, Nov 12th, 5-6pm
National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo is the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel in only thirty days. (Read More.)The library will hold
write-ins to help participating writers stay inspired to keep writing. Write-ins include mini-workshops with different local authors, a quiet space to write, and refreshments.
Thu, Nov 12th at 6pm
, Fri, Nov 20th at 3pm
, Tue, Nov 24th at 6pm
, and Mon, Nov 30th
Job Opening: Publicity Clerk
Galion Public Library has a part-time, entry-level position for a publicity clerk with extra circulation duties for a total of 20 hours a week. (Read More.)Applicants must have computer experience. Prior experience with newsletters, graphic arts, social media, displays and/or programming for adults is desired. Applicants must be able to work days, some evenings, and Saturdays and stand up for extended periods of times. Applications are available at the library and must be returned by November 16th.
Further details are available on the jobs page.
Mon, Nov 16th
Join us on Mondays at 6:30pm and Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30am.
Teen Board Meeting
Our Teen Board will meet each month at 5:30pm on the third Thursday of the month
. (Read More.)New members are welcome at any time. You do not need to register ahead of time, just come.
Thu, Nov 19th, 5:30-6pm
Games Club (Grades 6-12)
The chess club has become a games club. (Read More.)We will still have chess available, but we also now invite others to join in and play other board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. New members in grades 6-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You do not need to register for the games club: you can just show up.
Thu, Nov 19th, 6:30-8pm
, Thu, Dec 17th, 6:30-8pm
, Thu, Jan 21st, 6:30-8pm
, Thu, Feb 18th, 6-8pm
, and Thu, Mar 17th, 6:30-8pm
OSU Raffle Tickets
The Friends of the Library will be selling Raffle Tickets for OSU/Minnesota.
We are looking for one or two adult volunteers to help with occasional Saturday afternoon programs for school-age children. (Read More.)If you would be available and willing to help in this way, please speak with someone in the Children's Room.
Job Announcement: Part-Time Publicity/Circulation Clerk
Galion Public Library has a part-time, entry-level position for a publicity clerk with extra circulation duties for a total of 20 hours a week. Must have computer experience. Prior experience with newsletters, graphic arts, social media, displays and/or programming for adults desired. Must be able to work days, some evenings and Saturdays and stand up for extended periods of times. Applications available at the library and must be returned by November 16th. For more information, see the attached job description or call Vicki or Heather at 419-468-3203.
Closing for Planned Power Outage
The library will be closed for several hours on an unknown date, probably during the second week of November, due to some electrical work that the city is doing. (Read More.)The power company will be turning off our power for
about four hours. We will need to close during this time. They will try to give us 48 hours' notice. We will post the date and time here when we know what they will be. Thanks for your patience.
Do not pass go. Head straight to the library for our life-sized Monopoly game. (Read More.)The team with the most money after one hour wins. Registration is required. Call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Nov 21st, 2-3:30pm
Friends of the Library Meetings
Tue, Dec 1st at 9am.
Teen Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. (Read More.)Note that we are switching to Tuesdays starting in January.
Teens in grades 7-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
Tue, Dec 8th, 6:30-8pm
, Tue, Jan 12th, 6:30-8pm
, and Tue, Feb 9th, 6:30-8pm
Family Movie Day
Holiday Make It Take It Craft for Kids
Children of all ages are welcome to come any time during library hours, December 21st-31st
, for holiday crafts to make and take home. (Read More.)Registration is not required: you can just show up. Ask at the children's desk for more information.
Join us for a fun afternoon of family Bingo for Books (and other prizes). (Read More.)All players must be accompanied by a child under 12. Registration is required. Call or stop by the Children's Room desk to sign up.
Sat, Jan 16th, 2-3:30pm
Life Sized Candyland (for K-2)
Travel the rainbow path and make your way to the candy castle. (Read More.)Meet your favorite Candyland characters and collect some sweet treats along the way. Registration is required: call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Feb 6th, 2-3:30pm
Try some of our super-sweet science experiments, all featuring some of your favorite candy. (Read More.)For grades 3-6. Registration is required: call or stop by the children's room to sign up.
Sat, Feb 20th, 2-3:30pm