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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.

Wednesdays, November 19 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Knitting with Kathy Queen. Knitting enthusiasts are invited to meet at the library to learn new skills and have fun knitting together. All skill levels are welcome to attend this free class. Beginners, please bring a pair of knitting needles, size 8 to 15.

Wednesdays, November 19, 26, December 3 and 10 at 4:00 pm – Storytime. Weekly classes offered at Swanton Library for children ages 1 to 5 years. Children will visit the zoo through stories, music, and crafts. Free. No registration required.

Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:15 am, November 20, December 4, 11, and 18 – Hatha Yoga for Relaxation and Stress Relief. Looking to relax a little or relieve some stress? Want to improve strength, balance, and flexibility? Join us for a new series of yoga classes taught by Aimee Strohbeck. Students need to bring a yoga mat, bath-sized towel, and a light blanket if desired. Wear comfortable clothing for easy movement. No experience necessary. Class fee is by donation with proceeds benefiting the library. To register, call the library at 419-826-2760 or visit our website.

Thursday, November 20 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm – Glam Champagne Glass Painting Class. This month instructor Cindy Aschliman will help students learn to paint a champagne flute “with a little bit of glam, and a little bit of glitz.” Students can choose metallic gold or silver paint, and as much or as little of the jewels, glitter, beads, mica, and crystals as they’d like. The class fee for supplies is $18 for two glasses or $35 for four, with payment due in cash the night of the event. No experience necessary. Registration is required and limited. Call the library at 419-826-2760, register online, or visit us at the circulation desk.

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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