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Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Food for Fines

At this time the library is accepting non-perishable, non-expired food items for our local pantry. For each item donated patrons will receive $1 off overdue fines for returned items. Replacement costs and collection fees are not included.

Please join us as we all work together to help our community during the holiday season.



The Ohio Digital Library

Swanton Library is one of the member libraries of the Ohio Digital Library, which includes the collections of the Ohio eBook Project combined with the Ohio State Library's holdings! From there you can download audiobooks, eBooks, music, and more!  Download to a personal computer or mobile device and either read it/listen to it there, or then transfer to a compatible device and take it on the go.  You will need a computer or device with internet, your library card, and for some devices, free software available for download on the site. 

If you're using a device such as a Nook, Kindle, iPad, or others, please visit our detailed instructions page to learn more about how to borrow eBooks and other digital media.

What's happening?

Calendar view of events this month.

Wednesday, December 17 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Winter Crafts and Games for Teens for grades 6-12. Come to the library and celebrate Christmas and other winter holidays. We’ll have games, craft supplies, cookies to decorate, and plenty of candy to make into crafts – or eat! No registration required. FREE!

Wednesday, December 17 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Monday, December 29 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm – Knitting with Kathy Queen. Knitting enthusiasts are invited to meet at the library to learn new skills and have fun knitting together. All skill levels are welcome to attend this free class. Beginners, please bring a pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15.

Thursday, December 18 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am – Hatha Yoga for Relaxation and Stress Relief. Looking to relax a little or relieve some stress? Want to improve strength, balance, and flexibility? Join us for a new series of yoga classes taught by Aimee Strohbeck. Students need to bring a yoga mat, bath-sized towel, and a light blanket if desired. Wear comfortable clothing for easy movement. No experience necessary. 

Outside Resources

Learning Express Library: Practice tests for GED, SAT, ASVAB, and more.  Ohio Web Library: Online databases. Click on 'Resources' for the databases.  LEL's Job & Career Accelerator: Get help writing resumes, search for jobs, and more. Share MORE: Search for and request books from other libraries.
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