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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.

Mondays, March 9 and 23 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and Wednesdays, March 11 and 25 from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pmKnitting Classes with Kathy Queen. All skill levels are welcome to attend this free class. Beginners, please bring a pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15. Not a knitter? Crocheters welcome!

Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7 at 10:30 am – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Children will follow the beat through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

Wednesdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1 and 8 at 4:00 pm – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 1 to 5 years. Children will follow the beat through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 pmAdult book discussion led by Marty Kaback. This month’s topic is the novel A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

Thursday, March 12 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – February Fiesta Glass Painting. Tired of winter yet? Yearning for summer? Bring your flip-flops and your sunglasses and paint some festive margarita glasses under the expert guidance of instructor Cindy Aschliman. Class fee is 2 glasses/$18 or 4 glasses/$35. To register, please call the library at 419-826-2760, visit our website, or stop by the circulation desk.

Saturday, March 14 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am – Jumping Jellybeans for grades K-5. Come celebrate spring at the library by jumping around for jellybeans! We’ll have springy stories, tasty treats, galloping games, and a cool craft. Register for this free party on our website, at the front desk, or by phone at 419-826-2760.

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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