Type of Library
Public School District
Library Materials Circulated: 21,708
Classes/Programs: 431 with 1,895 attendance
110th State Assembly District
44th State Senatorial District
20th U.S. Congressional District
4th State Judicial District
The mission of the Galway Public Library is to connect the community to ideas, resources and information that will enrich, enlighten, and entertain.
Our vision is to be deeply integrated in the community in the following ways:
- Serve as a first choice for information;
- Promote partnerships with the library;
- Foster freedom of information;
- Facilitate development of a literate and informed community with free and equal access to our facility and varied resources.
Access – We value access to information resources regardless of format and believe they should be readily and equally accessible to all patrons.
Community – We value our community! We strive to engage with all of our community and welcome the opportunity to connect or assist community groups in any way we can.
Education and Lifelong Learning – We value education and the lifelong pursuit of learning and will always strive to offer educational experiences and programs that are accessible to our patrons should they choose to take advantage.
Excellence – We value quality work, positive attitude, integrity, compassion and tolerance and strive to earn the trust and confidence of all our patrons and to exceed their expectations.
Service – We value an environment that supports creativity and diversity and strive to maintain a comfortable inviting place to take advantage of all our resources.
Directions and Map
|PO Box 207
5264 North Street (Sacandaga Rd)
Galway, NY 12074-2431
|Holidays||New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans’ Day, Day before Thanksgiving (Close at 6:00pm), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve|
|Regular Hours Monday:||10 AM – 6 PM|
|Tuesday:||10 AM – 6 PM|
|Wednesday:||2 PM – 8 PM|
|Thursday:||2 PM – 8 PM|
|Friday:||2 PM – 6 PM|
|Saturday:||10 AM – 2 PM|
Directions To the Library
The Library is located on Route 147 in the Village of Galway, New York. We are between the Galway Central School and the Galway Market – on the opposite side of the road.
Turn onto Rt. 147 (across from CVS). Take Rt. 147 all the way into the Village of Galway (approximately 12 miles). Go through a traffic light; the Library is approximately 1/10th of a mile down on the right. Watch for the wooden sign by the road. Limited parking is available in front of the building.
Take St. Rt. 29 west out of Saratoga. Continue on Rt. 29 for approximately 14 miles. At a light, turn left onto Rt. 147. Take Rt. 147 into the Village of Galway past the school; the Library will be on the left (approximately 2 1/2 miles). Watch for the wooden sign by the road. Limited parking is available in front of the building.
From the Northway:
Take exit 12 west Follow Rt. 67 through Ballston Spa. Continue on Rt. 67 ( roughly 10 miles) to Rt 147 North. Take Rt. 147 all the way into the Village of Galway (approximately 3 miles). Go through a traffic light; the Library is approximately 1/10th of a mile down on the right. Watch for the wooden sign by the road. Limited parking is available in front of the building.
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