Welcome to the Galway Public Library

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

Galway Public Library presents a forum on human trafficking, featuring Galway author Debbie Fowler. Please join us on May 21 at 7:00 at the Galway Central High School library. More information: Forum on Human Trafficking.

 Interested in serving on the library Board of Trustees? See our PublicNoticeOf Vacancy for information.

Exciting new opportunities at the library!

We are pleased to announce that Galway Public Library is the recipient of a Southern Adirondack Library System 2015 Early Adapter Technology Grant. In collaboration with Galway Central School, we are offering a Tinker Tuesday after school Program, which features littleBits technology and promotes STEM and STEAM education. Plus it’s fun! The Tinker Thursday sessions are open to all who want to try out the technology.  You can learn more about littleBits here and here. Be sure to look at the photos and videos on our Facebook page to see examples of what we’ve been making!

Good News! The deadline for submissions to the Spring Photo Contest for Kids has been extended to May 9th. Maybe by then you’ll find something to photograph besides mud and we can brighten up the library with a display of the winning photos! See our Events Calendar for all the details.

Stop in and read to our new Therapy Dog, Glint. He will be in the library once a month! Check the event calendar for dates and times.

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 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!

ART IN THE LIBRARY! Be sure to notice the work of our Featured Artist each month. In April, our artist is Sharon Kingsbury! Are you an artist? Sign up at the front desk if you’d like to participate.

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.

 indexApril 27 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

May, no meeting

June 22,  A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah

July 27, The Dinner, Herman Koch

August 24, All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque

September 28, The Warmth of Other Suns: the Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson

 

 

 The Writers’ Group meets on the THIRD 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/

Open Mic is held on the SECOND Wednesday of each month. Sign-ups at 6:45, readings at 7:00. Writers, story tellers and comedians are welcome to participate (PG material please.)

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/

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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.

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!

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Hours & Location


5264 Sacandaga Rd.
Galway, N.Y. 12074 -- USA
Phone: 518-882-6385
Email: mtuttle@sals.edu

Open Hours:


Mon. & Tue. 10am-6pm
Wed. & Thu. 2pm-8pm
Friday 2pm-6pm
Saturday 10am-2pm

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