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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

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, October 16 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – The Trees Around Us: A Presentation by the Swanton Tree Commission. Members of the Swanton Tree Commission will be at the library, presenting a program on their work with Swanton’s trees. Join us as they present what they learned and the plan they’ve created for our community. Free and open to all. Registration requested.

Saturday, October 18 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am – This Program Is Haunted for grades K-5. Celebrate Halloween at the library with spooky stories, ghostly games, scary snacks, and a creepy craft. Register for this free party online or by calling 419-826-2760. See you there!

Monday, October 20 at 7:00 pm – Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting. Open to the public.

Thursday, October 23 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Autumn Leaves Glass Painting. Cindy Aschliman will teach the class, which will cover painting colored wine glasses with autumn leaves. Samples are on display at the library’s front desk. The fee is $18.00 for two glasses or $35.00 for four, and payment is due in cash the night of the class. Registration is required – call the library, register online at our website, or stop by.

Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Babysitting Clinic. Fulton County Health Center teach this clinic at the library. Participants must be at least 11 years old to attend. Participants who complete the training will be certified in babysitting through the Fulton County Health Center (does not include CPR training). Registration is required in advance and includes a $20.00 class fee. Checks are made payable to Fulton County Health Center. Class size is limited to 20. Bring a sack lunch. Beverages and a snack will be provided.

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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