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 2021:

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

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

Melody Heck - Director

Hess Sage - Asst. Director

Terri Wigant

Sheri Wood

Michael Hawes

The Library will be observing the following holidays in 2021:

January 1st, New Year's Day, February 15th, President's Day, April 2nd Good Friday, April 3rd Easter Holiday, May 31st Memorial Day, July 5th Independence Day, September 6th Labor Day, November 11th Veteran's Day, November 25th-27th Thanksgiving, We close at 5 p.m. from December 13th through the end of the month. December 24th Christmas Eve, December 25th 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..