Storytime
Join us Mondays at 6:30pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30am for stories, games, music, crafts, and other activities.
Family Movie
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released movie. Bring a pillow and blanket and get comfy! Popcorn and drinks will be served. No registration is required. Children under 8 must be accompanied. Thu, May 30th, 10-11:45am.
Family Movie
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released movie. Bring a pillow and blanket and get comfy! Popcorn and drinks will be served. No registration is required. Children under 8 must be accompanied. Thu, Jun 13th, 10-11:45am.
Ohio Room Closed
The Ohio Room will be closed for remodeling for two weeks, Monday May 13th through Saturday May 25th. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks for understanding.
The date for this program is not yet finalized: watch this space for changes. Sat, May 25th, 1-2pm.
Lego Club
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us and build on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 4:30-5:30pm. You do not need to register for this program, you can just show up.
Mixed Media for Teens
Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join Ms. Nancy to learn some new techniques and create a mixed media masterpiece. Registration is required. Please call or visit the library to reserve your spot. Fri, Jul 12th, 3-5pm.
Used Book Sale
Thu, May 9th, 9-8pm, Fri, May 10th, 9-5pm, and Sat, May 11th, 9-Noon.
Life Size Clue
For grades 3-6. Sat, May 18th, 1-2:30pm.
Bucyrus Joins Consortium
The Bucyrus Public Library has joined our consortium. Among other things, this means you can check items out in Galion and return them in Bucyrus, or vice versa. Other nearby libraries in our consortium include Mt. Gilead, Cardington-Lincoln, Selover, and Marvin Memorial in Shelby. The complete list of COOL member libraries is available here.
Special Off-Site Storytime
Storytime will be held at Cake & Icing (114 Harding Way West). Space is limited. Please sign up at the library. Wed, May 22nd at 10:30am.
Art Attack (Grades 1-5)
Space is limited, so sign up as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Mon, May 13th, 4:30-5:30pm.
A Universe of Stories: Adult Summer Reading 2019
Sign up at the main desk starting June 1st. The last drawing is on July 26th. When you sign up, you'll receive a summer reading bag (while supplies last), magnet, bookmark, some drawing tickets, and a copy of the prize drawings list.

Whenever you read a library book, listen to a library audiobook, or watch a movie from the library, fill out a drawing ticket and enter it into one of the weekly drawings.

Drawing DatePrize Options
2019 June 7th Picnic Gift Basket $15 Amazon
2019 June 14th $15 Caleb's Dari $15 Phil's Deli
2019 June 21st Movie Lover's Gift Basket $15 Cinemark
2019 June 28th $15 Tiger Blendz $15 H & K Watkins
2019 July 5th Relaxation Gift Basket $15 Amazon
2019 July 12th $15 Granny's Kitchen $15 Bistro 217
2019 July 19th Slow Cooking Gift Basket $15 Amazon
Grand Prize
2019 July 26th
$30 Barnes & Noble Gift Cards (2)
Summer Reading
[Summer of Space logo] Summer Reading starts June 1st for Adults (more info here), for Teens, and for Children. Watch this space for more information about the teen and children's summer reading programs and related special events.
Get Crafty: Paint Night
This craft has been changed to a Paint Night.
  • Thu, Jul 11th at 4:30pm, Paint Night
Party on the Lawn
Children and families are invited to join us on the lawn for our Summer Reading kickoff party. Join us for crafts, games, and snacks. In case of inclement weather, activities will be held indoors. Wed, Jun 5th, 1-2pm.
Mad Science
Children and families of all ages are invited to join us as Mad Science of Northeast Ohio presents a spectacular science show! No registration is required. Wed, Jun 12th at 2pm.
To the Tooniverse
Children and families of all ages are invited to join cartoonist Jeff Nicholas for To the Tooniverse! Participants will get to see some of Jeff's creations and then create some cartoons of their own. No registration is required. Wed, Jun 19th at 2pm.
Moon Landing
Children and families of all ages are invited to join Dr. Dave for an explosive Moon Landing event! No registration is required. Wed, Jun 26th at 2pm.
Children's Summer Reading
Sign up at the desk in the children's room. You'll receive a bag, a bookmark, and a mission log when you register. As you complete your missions, you can earn a lanyard, buttons, and free books.
Teen Summer Reading
Sign up at the Children's Room desk. You can earn buttons (by completing Bingo tasks) and win gift cards (in the drawings) and free books (for writing short book reviews).
Multimedia Art
Registration is required. Sign up now. Fri, Jul 12th at 3pm.
Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. You do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
  • Tue, May 14th, 6:30-8pm
  • Tue, Jun 11th, 6:30-8pm
  • Tue, Jul 9th, 6:30-8pm
  • Tue, Aug 13th, 6:30-8pm
Games Club
Join us for board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. Refreshments are provided. No registration is needed.
  • Thu, May 16th, 6-8pm
  • Thu, Jun 20th, 6-8pm
  • Thu, Jul 18th, 6-8pm
  • Thu, Aug 15th, 6-8pm
Teen Board Meeting
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the library's Teen Board. The Teen Board meets monthly to plan teen programs and select materials for the YA collection. Teens do not need to register before attending.
  • Thu, May 16th, 5:30-6pm
  • Thu, Jun 20th, 5:30-6pm
  • Thu, Jul 18th, 5:30-6pm
  • Thu, Aug 15th, 5:30-6pm
Spring Series: Yoga on the Lawn
Oasis Yoga Studio will present this series of programs. Ages 13+ are welcome.
  • Sat, Jun 15th at 11am
  • Sat, Jun 29th at 11am
  • Sat, Jul 13th at 11am
  • Sat, Jul 27th at 11am
  • Sat, Aug 17th at 11am
  • Sat, Aug 31st at 11am
Big Blast of Space
All ages are invited to join magician and ventriloquist Paul Adams for the Big Blast of Space Science Show! No registration is required. Thank you to the Galion Community Foundation and the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event! Wed, Jul 10th at 2pm.
Mr. Puppet
All ages are invited to join puppeteer Bob Adbou for a special performance. No registration is required. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this event! Wed, Jul 17th at 2pm.
Teen BINGO
Ages 11-18 are invited to come play BINGO and win teen books and other prizes! No registration is required. Thu, Jun 6th, 6-7:30pm.
Ohio's Place in Space
Greg Brown from Armstrong Air and Space Museum will present Ohio's Place in Space. Sat, Aug 24th, 1-2:30pm.
Get Crafty: Make Your Own Soap
  • Thu, Sep 5th at 4:30pm, Make Your Own Soap
Trivia Night at the Gill House
  • Fri, Jun 7th, 6-7:30pm, Classic Literature
  • Fri, Aug 2nd, 6-7:30pm, Popular Culture
  • Fri, Oct 4th, 6-7:30pm, History
Jim Kleefeld: The Spirits Speak
Sat, Oct 19th at 12:30pm.
Movie Night
Join us and watch a movie on our big screen.
Book Bingo
  • Thu, Jun 13th at 6pm
  • Thu, Sep 12th at 6pm
  • Thu, Dec 12th at 6pm
Get Crafty: Gingerbread House Decorating
  • Sat, Nov 23rd at 12:30pm, Gingerbread House Decorating
Science Geeks
We'll have a different science, technology, engineering, or math theme each month. For ages 8-12. We meet at 4:30pm on the fourth Tuesday each month. No registration is required.
Teen Board
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the library's Teen Board. The Teen Board meets monthly to plan teen programs and select materials for the YA collection. Teens do not need to register before attending.
Games Night
Join us for board games and card games. Bring your own game or play one of ours. Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. Refreshments are provided. No registration is needed.
Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome. You do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
Closed
[CLOSED] The library will be closed in observance of the holiday.
Library Board Meeting
  • Mon, May 20th
  • Mon, Jun 17th
  • Mon, Jul 15th
  • Mon, Aug 19th
  • Tue, Sep 17th
  • Mon, Oct 21st
  • Mon, Nov 18th
  • Mon, Dec 16th
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