Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library

Welcome to the Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library

Located in eastern Kalamazoo County, Michigan.

Curbside or Contact-free Pickup Available

Books and other items can be reserved for contact-free or curbside pickup. Call 269-665-7839 for information.

Library Board Meetings

The District Library Board meets monthly on the third Tuesday,  at 5:30 pm at the Library. Members of the public may attend; masks are recommended for all individuals and appropriate distancing must be maintained, per CDC and MDHHS guidelines.

Who can use our library

Library cards will be issued to any resident of the City of Galesburg, Charleston Township (except Village of Augusta taxpayers), and Pavilion Township (except those living within Portage Public Schools district). Proof of identify and residence are required.

Minor children (17 years of age and younger) may obtain a library card with parent/guardian signature, and proof of identity and residence.

Individuals who hold a card from Augusta McKay-Ross Township Library, Comstock Township Library, Parchment Community Library, Ransom District Library (Plainwell) or Richland Community Library are eligible for a GCMDL card through the MiCard state-wide program.

The Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library is proud to have reciprocal borrowing agreements with both the Kalamazoo Public Library and the Portage District Library.

Non-resident cards are available for a $25.00 annual fee.

For more information, visit the Library Procedures section on the About Us page.

Library Services

The Library offers a collection of more than 25,000 items for all ages, in a variety of formats - print & digital books, audiobooks, magazines, DVD & Blu-Ray movies.

Public Use Computers

Wireless Access

Copy, print, scan & fax

Notary Public - by appointment ($10)

History of the library

The roots of library service in our community can be traced back to 1876 and the formation of the Ladies Library Association of Galesburg.

Digital Collections



Imagination Library
Register to receive free books in the mail every month.

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Virtual Classes

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