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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: Closed

Summer Fun For All Ages!

* KIDS: All ages up through fifth grade can sign up to do the reading for fun and prizes! Kids can also attend parties every week according to age. Go here for more information.

* TEENS: Read 500 minutes, win prizes! Every week there is a drawing, and everyone who finishes is invited to a final pizza party! Go here for more information.

ADULTS: Every book you read is another chance to win! Drawings happen weekly. Go here for more information.

And there's more! You can pick up free one-day passes to Michigan State Parks at the front desk, attend functions for adults and teens, and enter various contests every week. Check it out!

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.

Thursday, July 17 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am – Robots Vs. Superheroes for grades K, 1, and 2. Who will win? Children who just completed these grades are invited. Free! No registration required.

Monday, July 21 at 7:00 pm – Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting. Open to the public.

Tuesday, July 22 at 10:30 am – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Children will play and learn about the world around them through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 23 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am – Endangered Animals with the Toledo Zoo and REAL ANIMALS for grades 3, 4, and 5. Come meet some of the rarest animals around. Free! No registration required.

Thursday, July 24 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am – Wild Ohio with the Toledo Zoo and REAL ANIMALS for grades K, 1, and 2.  Come meet some of the native animals of Ohio. Children who just completed these grades are invited. Free! No registration required.

Thursday, July 24 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Water Games for grades 6-12. Come to the library for an afternoon spent beating the heat! We’ll have a mini-pool party on the lawn outside the library, with free snacks, water balloons, water war games, a mini-pool, and more! No registration required. FREE! 

Monday, July 28 at 10:30 am – FIZZ, BOOM, MAGIC! with Jim Kleefeld for grades K and up through adult. For everyone who completed the reading (or at least tried!), come finish up the summer reading program with a fun-filled magic show here at the library! Is it science? Or magic? Join magical entertainer Jim Kleefeld to find out! The audience gets to help create the magic all along the way! The Grand Prize Drawing will take place right afterward at 11:15 am. Free!

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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