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New Items:
New Non-fiction Book:
The Handy Diabetes Answer Book by Patricia Barnes-Svarney
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Whether young, old, type 1, type 2, gestational, newly diagnosed, a long-time sufferer, caretaker, or loved one, millions of people are afflicted and affected by diabetes. (Read more...)

New Fiction Book:
Sulfur Springs (Cork O'Connor Mystery) by William Kent Krueger
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On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette listen to a desperate voicemail left by Rainy's son, Peter. (Read more...)

New Picture Book:
What's Your Favorite Color? by Eric Carle and friends
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Everybody has a favorite color. Some like blue balloons or brown buildings or mint green ice cream cones. Others prefer sunshine yellow, Maine morning gray, or Mexican pink. (Read more...)

Library Software Migration
The Galion Public Library will be migrating to new software for our main catalog and circulation system, the week of May 13th—17th. Some library services will not be available during this time. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience, but we believe this migration will allow us to serve you better going forward.
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Bubbles
Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us for some bubble fun, featuring an art project and a science experiment. Registration is required. (Read More.) Tue, May 15th, 4:30-5:30pm.
Teen Board Meeting
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the library's Teen Board. (Read More.) Thu, May 17th, 5:30-6pm, Thu, Jun 21st, 5:30-6pm, Thu, Jul 19th, 5:30-6pm, and Thu, Aug 16th, 5:30-6pm.
Teen Games Night
Join us for board games and card games. (Read More.) Thu, May 17th, 6-8pm, Thu, Jun 21st, 6-8pm, Thu, Jul 19th, 6-8pm, and Thu, Aug 16th, 6-8pm.
Iron Chef for Kids
Children in grades 3-6 are invited to join us for a chef battle. Teams will compete against the clock and see who can create the most amazing food dishes. Registration is required. (Read More.) Sat, May 19th, 2-3:30pm.
Summer Make-It-Take-It Crafts for Kids
Join us in the children's room this summer any time we are open to make a craft. (Read More.)
Science Geeks
We'll have a different science, technology, engineering, or math theme each month. (Read More.)
Teen & Adult Movie Night
Ages 12+ are invited to join us for a newly released superhero movie. (Read More.) Wed, May 23rd, 5-7:15pm.
Make-It Take-It Mason Jar Craft (for Adults)
Mason jars have long been a popular household item. We will be making Kleenex dispensers out of them. (Read More.) Thu, May 24th, 6-7:30pm.
Story Time
Enjoy an interactive story time full of music, movement, crafts, and activities that promote early literacy.
Baby Time
Babies ages 0 to 24 months old and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and play. (Read More.) Thu, Jun 7th at 10:30am, Thu, Jun 14th at 10:30am, Thu, Jun 21st at 10:30am, Thu, Jun 28th at 10:30am, Thu, Jul 12th at 10:30am, Thu, Jul 19th at 10:30am, and Thu, Jul 26th at 10:30am.
Family Movie
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released sequel about a bear in London. (Read More.) Fri, Jun 8th, 1-2:45pm.
Monday Musicals
All ages are invited to join us on specific Mondays in June & July and watch musicals! (Read More.) Mon, Jun 11th, 1-2:45pm, Mon, Jun 25th, 1-2:45pm, Mon, Jul 9th, 1-3pm, and Mon, Jul 23rd, 1-3:30pm.
Teen Anime Club
Join us for anime, manga, cosplay, and Japanese culture. (Read More.) Tue, Jun 12th, 6:30-8pm, Tue, Jul 10th, 6:30-8pm, and Tue, Aug 14th, 6:30-8pm.
Take a Tromp Through the Swamp
Join Tom Sieling for fun, humorous, and participatory kids' songs. Tom accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and a drum machine, and all songs include parts for the whole family. No registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Wed, Jun 13th at 2pm.
Family Movie Night
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released movie based on the book by Madeleine L'Engle. (Read More.) Thu, Jun 14th, 5-7pm.
Crawford Park District
Join our friends from Crawford Park District for a fun, family-friendly program. No registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Wed, Jun 20th at 2pm.
Family Movie
All ages are invited to join us for a newly released movie based on Beatrix Potter's classic children's book. (Read More.) Fri, Jun 22nd, 1-2:40pm.
Chef Battle
Join The Cooking Caravan for a chef battle. Sous chefs from the audience will help the Caravan chefs create amazing edibles using fresh produce, spices, and condiments. The audience will get a chance to taste and vote for the winning team. No registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Wed, Jun 27th at 2pm.
Music Trivia Night
Teens (ages 12+) and adults are invited to join us for pizza and music-themed team trivia. Registration is required by June 25th. (Read More.) Wed, Jun 27th, 5-7pm.
Comedy Juggler & Ventriloquist
Join Mike Hemmelgarn for a fabulously funny show full of juggling and ventriloquism. No registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Wed, Jul 11th at 2pm.
Teen BINGO
Teens ages 12-18 are invited to play BINGO and win books and other prizes. (Read More.) Thu, Jul 12th, 6-7:30pm.
BUGMAN
Join BUGMAN Mark Berman for a fascinating show all about bugs! No registration is required. All ages are welcome to attend. Wed, Jul 18th at 2pm.
Teen Lip Sync Battle
Teens ages 12-18 are invited to participate in a lip sync battle to win gift cards! Participants must register by July 19. (Read More.) Thu, Jul 26th, 5-7pm.