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NEA Big Read

Join us on Friday, March 3 at 6:00 PM to kickoff our NEA Big Read celebration of the Poetry of Emily Dickinson. Free and all ages are invited! This is your first opportunity to pick up a free copy of this year's book (while supplies last) which is a coloring book and a poetry book all in one!


Feb. 28 at 6:00 PM

Our new Pinterest Club starts in February! Decorate a piggy bank to reflect your personality for $2 per person. Please register at the Reference Desk. Limited to 30 participants.


Accepting entries now!

Enter The Big Write, our annual creative writing contest. Cash prizes for winners! Click below for more information.

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Books You Can Die in the Middle of

P.J. O'Rourke advises "Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it." Let Galesburg Public Library staff and friends guide you in finding those books.