Galva Public Library District

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Our Mission:

The mission of the Galva Public Library is to provide educational, informational, cultural, and recreational resources and services to all ages of people in the Galva Public Library District.  The library will provide access to the universe of information, and especially that information which is of immediate relevance and interest to the community it serves.  The library seeks to accomplish its mission through prudent management and development of its resources, and by providing access to materials and services to meet the present and future needs of the community it serves.  In this effort, the Galva Public Library cooperates with other libraries, and with other educational and governmental institutions.  Special emphasis is places on current popular materials.  The library serves as a learning center and educational center for all residents of the community

How Do You Get A Library Card:

1. Complete a short, simple application and sign it.

2. Please bring proof of residency, and a photo I.D.

The card is free the first time, replacements for lost cards are $2.00. Children must be 5 years old to apply for their first library card.

Library Board

Linda VanDeVelde - President

Cheryl Anderson - Vice President

Barb Caravello - Secretary

Randel Anderson - Treasurer

Donna Carlson

Patricia Emmerson

Gloria Wilson

Library Board Meeting Schedule 2022:

January 11th, February 8th, March 8th, April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, August 9th, September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, and December 13th.

All Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Library and are open to the public. The agenda's of the meetings are: Call to order, Secretary's report, Treasurer's Report, Directors Report, New Business, Adjournment


Library Staff & Holiday Closings

Lauren Heck - Director

Hess Sage - Asst. Director

Terri Wigant

Hannah Lind 

John Gravitt

Katie Clemons

The Library will be observing the following holidays in 2022:

January 1st, New Year's Day, February 21st, President's Day, April 15th Good Friday, April 16th Easter Holiday, May 30th Memorial Day, July 4th Independence Day, September 5th Labor Day, November 8th Election Day, November 11th Veteran's Day, November 24th-26th Thanksgiving, We close at 5 p.m. from December 12th through the end of the month. December 23rd and 24th Christmas Eve, December 26th Christmas, December 30th and 31st New Years Eve.

When Galva schools are closed due to weather conditions, the library is also closed. If Galva schools close early due to weather conditions the library will close at 5p.m..