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

Donna Carlson - Treasurer

Patricia Emmerson 

Gloria Wilson 

Alan Gardiner-Atkinson 

Library Board Meeting Schedule 2024:

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

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

Hannah Lind  

Abigail Janeliunas 

Terri Nordstrom 

 John Gravitt

The Library will be observing the following holidays in 2024:

January 1st New Years Day, January 2nd New Year's Eve, February 19th President's Day, March 29th Good Friday, March 30th Easter Holiday, May 27th Memorial Day, July 4th Independence Day, September 2nd Labor Day, October 14th Indigenous People's Day,  November 11th Veteran's Day, November 28th-30th Thanksgiving, We close at 5 p.m. from December 9th through the end of the month. December 24th and 25th Christmas Eve and Christmas, December 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..