Welcome to the Galway Public Library

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Member of the Southern Adirondack Library system, serving the Galway Central School District community.

Galway Public Library – Time to Grow!

Visit our New Building page for details about the February 11, 2015 Volunteer Opportunity meeting. Learn more about your library’s proposed new home and find out how you can help!

 Are you interested in genealogy? Want to find out more about your ancestors? Your library can help! We now offer our patrons access to the online Ancestry.com, Library Edition. Come in to the library and use one of our four public computers to start your search!

Galway Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic individual with great attention to detail to join the library staff as a janitor.  Duties and responsibilities will include cleaning the bathroom area, office area, and circulation and library areas.  This is a part-time position with flexible hours and compensation depending on experience. Contact our Director Michol Tuttle  at mtuttle@sals.edu or call the library 882-6385 for more information.

ART IN THE LIBRARY! Be sure to notice the work of our Featured Artist each month. In January, we are displaying the drawings of Don Carpenter!

Are you an artist? Sign up at the front desk if you’d like to participate.

Amazon gives back while you shop! Patrons can now select the Galway Public Library under Amazon Smile which means you shop and Amazon donates.
AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.
smile.amazon.com/  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

We are proud to present a Volunteen program designed to allow teens an avenue to suggest projects, as well as to select projects from a list. If you would like more information please visit http://www.galwaypubliclibrary.org/services/volunteens/

Want to know what’s  happening at your library? Please be sure to download and read our most recent newsletter and visit our events calendar.

The Galway Get Together newsletter – swap and shop, share news and more in our free e-newsletter.  Get our current issue of the Galway Get Together now!!

Have a non-profit, community or business listing you wish to share with the world?  Please visit our directories page to add your listing today!

Be sure to check out our Bulletin Board on our Community page to see what events are coming up in our area.  Send your flyers or other information about community events  to galwaycalendar@gmail.com and we’ll post them for you on the Bulletin Board.

Let us know what you’d like to see for children’s programming, by filling out the survey on the tab above.

Our Regularly Scheduled Library Groups

When Readers Meet – our book discussion group – meets the fourth Monday of each month (except December) at 7 pm.


February 23   Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hr. Bookstore by Robin Sloan
March 23   All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The Writers’ Group meets on the FOURTH Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. 

The group welcomes beginners as well as published writers. Share your poetry, fiction or non-fiction in this friendly, helpful group. To be added to the email list for reminders about meeting dates and other writing opportunities, contact writersgroupgpl@gmail.com.
You can learn more about the group, sample some of their writing, and find inspiration for your own writing, at http://galwaypubliclibrary.org/writersgroup/

Thank you for using Ask Us 24/7 - a service of cooperating New York State libraries and library systems, including the New York 3Rs Library Councils. Click the Ask us Link, enter your question, and a librarian will be with you shortly. You will not necessarily be chatting with a librarian from your local library or even your community. This is a global, cooperative service staffed by reference librarians from New York State, as well as other states and countries.

ROI: The Value of Your Library

Return on Information and Return on Investment. Feel good about how far your library dollar goes- please visit our Library Value Calculator to learn how much you save!

Wire-less Internet at your Library!

See the World from Your Community in Galway, NY. USA


P.O.Box 207 5264 Sacandaga Rd. Galway, NY 12074 U.S.A
(518) 882-6385

Monday 10 - 6; Tuesday 10 - 6; Wednesday 2 - 8; Thursday 2 - 8;
Friday 2 - 6; Saturday 10 - 2


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