Welcome to the Galway Public Library

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


Look for tickets for our Hand-crafted Rocking Horse at the library, Galway Farmer’s Market, Chuck’s Store and Waterwheel Village. 
Please note: The loan period for all new DVDs is now 3 days instead of 7. Older DVDs are still on the longer 7-day loan period.
The library is looking for a person or company to clean our library!  If you are interested and have your own insurance please send proposals, questions, concerns, or requests for appointment to Michol Tuttle via email at mtuttle@sals.edu, by mail at 5264 Sacandaga Rd. Galway, NY 12074, or in person. Deadline is September 18, 2014.


Galway Public Library – Time to Grow!

Want to know more about our plans for a new library? Visit our webpage http://www.galwaypubliclibrary.org/new-building-project/

ART IN THE LIBRARY! Do you enjoy viewing the work of local artists? Look up and to the right when you enter the library to see the work of the Artist of the Month. In September, we feature Jason Cromie. Stop in to see his art!

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

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. 

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September 22 - The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

October 27 – The Bird Artist by Howard Norman  

November 24 – The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy    

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.12 - 6; Tuesday.10 - 6; Wednesday. 2 - 8; Thursday. 2 - 8; Friday. 2 - 6; Saturday.10 - 3.


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