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Author Skype

End this year’s NEA Big Read of When the Emperor was Divine by meeting the author! Talk to Julie Otsuka via Skype, and ask her questions about her book. Registration at the Reference Desk is helpful but not required.


Free Movie

Friday, April 26 @ 1:30pm. Come see a movie that explores the life and work of Galesburg's native son, Carl Sandburg. Presented by the Carl Sandburg Festival.

NEA Big Read

Big Write

For the winners, entrants, friends, family, and community to celebrate The Big Write, the library’s annual creative writing contest. Refreshments will be served and the winners will have the opportunity to read their entries.


My Account / Catalog

The online catalog requires a password (or PIN) to access your account online. Through the online catalog, you can review your account, renew materials, and put your name on wait lists by placing holds.


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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.