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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

The library will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 2 . Have a good holiday weekend!

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.

Monday, September 1 – Swanton Library is closed for Labor Day.

Tuesdays, September 2 and 16 and Monday, September 22 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm and Wednesdays, September 3, 17, and 24 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – 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. 

Tuesdays, September 9, 16, 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.

Wednesdays, September 10, 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.

Thursday, September 10 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm – First Board of Library Teens (BOLT) meeting of the school year.

Thursday, September 11 at 7:00 pm – Adult book discussion led by Marty Kaback. This month’s topic is the novel A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.

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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