Skip to main content

Library Hours

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

Community Survey for Strategic Planning

Swanton Public Library is in the process of updating its strategic plan to ensure the library meets the needs of its community.  Your contact information is anonymous and optional. Please fill out the survey either online or at the library, and complete your contact info for a chance to win one of four $25 gift cards! 

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.

Wednesdays, September 17 and 24 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and Monday, September 22 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, and   Knitting for all skill levels. Kathy Queen, Swanton knitter, started a knitting class several months ago, and it’s still continuing to grow. These classes are free; you only need to bring a pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15. 

Wednesdays, September 17, 24, October 1, 8, and 15 at 4:00 pm – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 1 to 5 years. Children will learn about weather through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

Wednesday, September 17 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Get Your Game On for grades 6-12. Take a break from the back to school grind and join us to play games on the library Wii and to try out various board and card games, including Apples to Apples. Popcorn and drinks will also be provided. Please register at the front desk, online at our website, or by calling the library at 419-826-2760. FREE!

Thursday, September 18 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – “Wildly Fun” Painting Class. No painting experience is necessary with instructor Cindy Aschliman as a guide. Students will paint animal print designs on heavy 21-oz. glass tumblers and can choose to paint 2 tumblers for $18 or 4 for $30. Registration is required, with payment in cash the night of the class. Class size is limited to 20. Bring a friend and have some fun creating!

Tuesdays, September 23, 30, October 7, and 14 at 10:30 am – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Children will learn about weather through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

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.
Syndicate content