Galesburg-Charleston Memorial District Library

Welcome to the Galesburg-Charleston Memorial District Library

Your "Go-To" place for lifelong learning and enjoyment.

The Library strives to inform, enrich and equip residents in our community by creating and promoting access to a wealth of ideas and information; by providing lifelong programs and activities and encouraging a love of reading.

Digital Access Library Card

Register for a DIGITAL ACCESS library card HERE to allow access to our OverDrive and Hoopla digital collections.

Library Board Meeting Information

The regular meeting of the District Library Board will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm EDT. To attend this meeting in your internet browser or Zoom app, click here. (Meeting ID: 838 5717 4242)

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, Delton District 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.

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.

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