Lego Club
Individuals ages 5-16 (and their families) are invited to drop in and build. No registration is required. This program has a twenty-person capacity limit.
  • Tue, Dec 14th, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Tue, Jan 11th, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Tue, Feb 8th, 4:30-5:30pm
Animation Movie Night
Join us as we watch movies from one of our favorite animation studios on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. All ages are welcome. Curious about the animation studio, movie titles, or ratings? Call the library at 419-468-3203. Doors open at 5:45 pm, and all movies start promptly at 6:00 pm. Space may be limited, so please plan to arrive on time.
Kids' Winter Crafts
Children ages 5-12 are invited to drop in and create some winter-themed crafts. No registration is required. Tue, Jan 25th, 4:30-5:30pm and Tue, Feb 22nd, 4:30-5:30pm.
Family Movie Matinee
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released movie. No registration is required, but space may be limited. Bring a pillow and blanket and get comfy! Popcorn and drinks will be served. Children under 8 must be accompanied.
Story Time
Join us for Story Time each week this fall, on Tuesday or Wednesday morning. Story Time will be limited to 10 adults and their children. Only 1 adult per family, please. Because space is limited, we ask that you arrive slightly early. The Community Room will open for admittance at 10:15 am and will close when we have reached max capacity, or at 10:30, whichever occurs first. These restrictions are subject to change as needed.
Tree Decorating Contest
Families, organizations, businesses, and individuals of all ages are invited to enter our tree decorating contest. Trees may be submitted December 6-11. The public may vote for their favorite tree once daily from December 13-18. The 3 trees with the most votes will win prizes ($50, $35, and $25 Barnes & Noble gift cards). 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. If you have any questions, please call 419-468-3203 and ask for the Children's Department.
  • Mon, Dec 6th
  • Tue, Dec 7th
  • Wed, Dec 8th
  • Thu, Dec 9th
  • Fri, Dec 10th
  • Sat, Dec 11th
  • Mon, Dec 13th
  • Tue, Dec 14th
  • Wed, Dec 15th
  • Thu, Dec 16th
  • Fri, Dec 17th
  • Sat, Dec 18th
  • Sun, Dec 19th
  • Mon, Dec 20th
Anime Club
Come prepared to recommend a favorite anime or manga to the group.
  • Tue, Dec 14th, 6:30-8pm
  • Tue, Jan 11th, 6:30-8pm
  • Tue, Feb 8th, 6:30-8pm
Teen Board Meeting
Help us make decisions for future teen programs and teen book purchases.
  • Thu, Dec 16th, 5:30-6pm
  • Thu, Jan 20th, 5:30-6pm
  • Thu, Feb 17th, 5:30-6pm
Teen Game Night
Play one of our games, or bring your own to share.
  • Thu, Dec 16th, 6-8pm
  • Thu, Jan 20th, 6-8pm
  • Thu, Feb 17th, 6-8pm
[CLOSED] The library will be closed in observance of the holiday.
Movie Night
Book Chat
We are starting a new book club and would love for you to be part of it. Thu, Jan 13th, 5-6pm.
Plant Swap
It's time to start planting! Bring your plants and prepare to swap them out for something new! Sat, May 7th, 10:30-2:30pm.
Adult Paint Night
Join us and Carol Kable as she leads us in painting a Winter Fantasy! Mon, Jan 17th, 6:30-8pm.
Bob Ross Paint Night
Join us as we watch a Bob Ross painting video and attempt to recreate it! The person whose painting looks the closest will win a prize! Mon, Apr 18th, 6:30-7:30pm.
Bad Art Night
You've heard of trying to make good art, but have you ever heard of trying to make bad art? Join us at the Galion Public Library as we attempt to create art that should never see the light of day. Worst art will receive a prize. Thu, May 26th, 6:30-7:30pm.
Clothes Swap
Do you have any gently used clothing that you just never wear? Do you wish you could get some new clothes without having to pay an arm and a leg? Well now's your chance! Join us for our first ever Clothes Swap! Bring your gently sued clothing and receive tokens to swap for new to you clothes! Any clothes left over will be donated to women and homeless shelters in our area. Sat, Jun 11th, 10:30-2:30pm.
Bingo for Books
Come play Bingo with us, for a chance to win free books. Mon, Jan 24th, 5:30-7:30pm.
A History of Pioneer Cooking
Join us as Mike Hocker gives an amazing presentation on A History of Pioneer Cooking! Thu, Jan 27th, 5:30-7pm.
Coffee and Coloring
Join us at the Three Bean Coffee House. Coloring supplies will be provided.
  • Mon, Jan 10th at 10:30am
  • Thu, Feb 10th at 10:30am
  • Thu, Mar 17th at 10:30am
  • Fri, Apr 15th, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Tue, May 17th, 10:30-11:30am
  • Thu, Jun 16th, 1:30-2:30pm
Utah to Everest
Join us as Galion resident Scott Palmer talks about his many adventures and the importance of chasing your dreams. Thu, Apr 7th, 6-8pm.
Have you ever watched Chopped and thought "I can do that" Well prepare to test yourself, but instead of a food challenge we're doing an art challenge! Sign up is required Mon, Apr 11th, 6-7pm.
Disc Golf with the Galion Public Library
Come disc golfing with us to the Reservoir Ridge Galion Disc Golf Course and play the front 9! Person with the lowest score wins a prize! Discs are not provided Sign Up Required Sat, Apr 16th at 10am.
Adult Craft Night
Join us as create a starry galaxy! Sign Up Required Mon, May 9th, 6-7:30pm.
Ocean Trivia Night
Test your knowledge of deep, dark ocean with the rest of your Galion Public Library friends! Winner will be given a prize. Mon, Jun 13th, 6-7pm.
Escape from the Bermuda Triangle
Your plane has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle! It's up to you and your friends to make it home safely! Sign up Required
  • Thu, Jun 23rd, 6-8pm, Last group will be sent in at 7:40
Murder on the Titanic
Someone has been murdered on the Titanic. Do you think you can figure out who did it? Sign up Required Thu, Jul 28th, 6-8pm.
Library Board Meeting
Game Night
  • Mon, Feb 28th at 5:30pm, Family Feud
  • Mon, Mar 28th at 5:30pm, Board Game Night
Seed Swap
Veteran and novice gardeners, bring your seeds and learn some gardening tips. You never know what you're going to find. Mon, Feb 7th, 6-7pm.
Scavenger Hunt
It's time for a scavenger hunt around the library. Try to solve the clues before everyone else. Thu, Mar 24th, 6:30-7:30pm.
[CLOSED] The library will be closed all day on Thursday, February 3rd and Friday, February 4th due to winter weather.
Library Board Meeting
  • Mon, Dec 20th at 4pm
  • Mon, Jan 17th at 4pm
  • Mon, Feb 21st at 4pm
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