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JUN • JUL • AUG 2021

Jump into summer fun!

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What is a 9 library? Set Up a Family Fun Night

What is a library? A building full of books? A community gathering place? Familiar faces? Helpful, friendly staff? YES— all this and so much more!

10 Get Reading Suggestions

We love to talk about how libraries are always changing to meet the needs of the community, and the past year has given us the opportunity to show it. When the pandemic hit, our world changed overnight. Things we just took for granted were gone and we were left to figure out how to navigate a “new normal” in a world that didn’t quite make sense anymore. We wondered how to best serve our community during these unusual times. While it has been a challenge, it has also been an opportunity for us to grow. To think outside of the box. To challenge ourselves to think beyond our four walls. We had to be flexible, find creative solutions, and pivot quickly. Thankfully, our library is staffed with very creative and imaginative people, so we did just that.

13 Find a Job

As we re-opened our buildings last summer, we began alternative ways to offer library services. When you couldn’t come to us, we came to you— through Library-to-Go services, the digital library, and virtual programs! Our digital materials usage—eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks—exploded. Our bookmobiles visited at community stops. We were so grateful to be able to continue to connect with the community in new and exciting ways. I see the light at the end of the tunnel and am filled with hope for the future. We hope to begin in-person events in the coming months. As you walk back into the library and familiar surroundings, there are a lot of changes, but one thing stays the same—everyone at Stark Library will be excited to see you!

14 Charge Your Electric Vehicle

Mary Ellen Icaza Executive Director/CEO, Stark Library

is Underway! We have an exciting update to share with you—we officially kicked off our Re|imagine project in February! Construction is underway at North Branch and on target for a mid-summer re-opening. We can’t wait to see the results!

What can I expect? We want your library to be a place you want to spend your day. In addition to some cosmetic upgrades such as fresh paint and new carpet, you can look forward to more charging options for your devices, flexible meeting spaces, and comfortable furniture. Of course, these are just a few of the exciting upgrades you can look forward to. If you want a sneak peek at what to expect, stop by our new Jackson Community Branch at North Park to see how we Re|imagined it for the 21st century. Jackson is home to technology and features we plan to roll out systemwide including user-friendly self-checks, dedicated children and teen areas, and study rooms—perfect for school, tutoring, and even small business meetings!

What’s Next? East Canton is our next branch to undergo updates and is slated to begin on June 14. Madge Youtz Branch will follow on August 16. During Phase 2 of Re|imagine, in 2022, Perry, DeHoff Memorial, and Lake Community branches will undergo renovation.

What do I do While my Branch is Closed? Each branch will take several months to complete (depending on the size and complexity), but don’t worry, we would never leave you hanging! Alternate services will be available while each branch is being upgraded—the Bookmobile will visit each location regularly. You can also access our Library-to-Go Services and our Online Library!

For more information, visit StarkLibrary.org/Reimagine 3


Burning Out

by Marianna DiGiacomo, Stark Library Community Services Director

A regular school year is hard enough, but this last one has felt like a lifetime for students, teachers, and parents. I’m sure your battleworn kids have taken every opportunity to remind you that summer is FINALLY here. And they deserve it!

The COVID Slide

We’ve asked a lot of our children in the past year—to stay home, avoid friends, wash their hands, wear masks, to change the way they lived and learned—and these changes impacted every aspect of their lives. We’ve asked them to adapt to virtual and hybrid classrooms, and it has come at a cost: learning loss.

Stay Active and Learn

Normally, we see some learning loss during the summer because students tend to read less and have fewer quality learning experiences. We call this the summer slide. Children have the potential to lose some of the progress made in the previous school year, and they start the next school year behind. We combat this with summer reading and summer learning programs.

This year, research is showing that students are experiencing a COVID-19 slide resulting in learning loss similar to the summer slide. Well, we have our work cut out for us! Now more than ever, we need to engage students of all ages to help them succeed in school. Luckily, it’s easier than you think with the Library!

We encourage you to step away from your screen and work your way through the activities on our Summer Challenge list. Visit your local park and spend time reading a fun picture book at our StoryWalks®. Complete the Summer Challenge Scavenger Hunt by visiting participating businesses or parks in your area. Download an audiobook, hide your device in a pocket, and listen to it while you walk or run outside.

Make Stark Library your destination to keep children engaged and learning this summer. Set your child up for success at StarkLibrary.org/Literacy 4

Make Learning Fun This Summer! We’ve all spent way too much time staring into the black mirror this past year. Step away from the device and get outside! You are your child’s first, and best, teacher. Every time you sing, play, rhyme, and read you’re building literacy skills, making learning fun, encouraging creativity, and sparking curiosity. Here are more ways to help them learn, have fun, and get ready for school with the Library.

Canton City


With the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation, and through a collaboration with Canton City School District, we are bringing summer reading and learning to the Canton community. Using the Reimagining School Readiness framework (designed by the Bay Area Discovery Museum), our Bookmobile will visit locations in Canton to bring summer learning to our children and families. FREE Summer Activity Kits Kids in Kindergarten through 3rd grades will receive kits each week that include books and activities designed to build reading, math, and science skills.

Read to a pet Tune in on Thursdays for a weekly Storytime


Kids shouldn’t go hungry! It’s hard to learn on an empty stomach. When school ends, don’t worry about where your child’s next meal is coming from. FREE Grab-and-Go meals from the Children’s Hunger Alliance are also available at these Canton locations. Visit us every week, June 7– August 7, to get your summer family activity kit, Grab and Go Meal and win fun prizes! DAY




12:30 pm –1:30 pm

Schreiber School


10:30 am –11:30 am

Jackson Sherrick


12:30 pm –1:30 pm

Linwood Acres


12:30 pm –1:30 pm

Skyline Terrace


10:30 am –11:30 am

Mahoning Manor


12:30 pm –1:30 pm

Ellisdale Homes

Host a dance party

SPARK helps prepare your child for Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten—borrow them from your library!

Free books for kids under five from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Make a new recipe



TALES Summer Challenge June 7–August 7 For Kids and Teens Go wild and complete exciting challenges to earn coupons, books, and other prizes with this year’s Tails and Tales Summer Challenge. Open to all ages— go get ‘em tiger!

Sign up at StarkLibrary.org/SummerGoals

Summer StoryWalks


Get out of the house and into the story! Explore the trails and follow the pages to discover where the story will take you.


Tails from the Animal Shelter by Stephanie Shaw A magician’s former rabbit, a pot-bellied pig, and others share what it’s like living in the shelter.

Hartville Square

Jun 7–Jul 2 | Square Hours

Outside In by Deborah Underwood Learn how nature affects our everyday lives, even when we’re stuck inside.

Sippo Lake Park

Jun 11, 12, 13 | Park Hours

East Canton Foltz Center

Jul 9, 10, 11 | Library Hours

Kickoff Events

 Please Register

 Online Event

More events Whoo-ray for Owls Presented by Stark Parks Thu Jul 29 | 11–11:45 am Pick up supplies at the library and join us for a virtual guided owl pellet dissection for kids. Meet some owl friends and learn about the wildlife in your backyard.  

Tails and Tales with Emily’s Animal EdVentures

Outback Ray-Amazing Animal Show

Mon Jun 7 | 6–7 pm Snakes, turtles, reptiles and birds — oh my! Learn all about these creatures and others in Outback Ray's fun, educational and hands-on show.  

Tue Aug 3 | 2–3 pm Local science teacher, Emily Lewis, presents a fun and educational program about animals!  

An Afternoon with Tae Keller

Thu Jul 15 | 3–4 pm Meet Newbery award-winning author, Tae Keller, as she shares her work. Followed by a Q and A. 

Storytime & More

Meet Author Laura Numeroff

Wed Jun 9 | 4–5 pm New York Times bestselling children's author joins us for a fun presentation all about her work including the "If You Give" series.  

Move Over, Rover by Karen Beaumont

100 Bugs! by Kate Narita

A sudden storm brings poor Rover a lot of uninvited guests!

From walking sticks to katydids, how many bugs can you count?

Madge Youtz Branch

Veterans Park

Jun 18, 19, 20 | Library Hours

Jun 25, 26, 27 | Park Hours

Jackson North Park

Fry Family Park

Jul 16, 17, 18 | Park Hours

Aug 6, 7, 8, 9 | Park Hours

Thursdays | 11–11:30 am Introduce your child to the world of books while learning early literacy skills. Read a good book together and get out some wiggles while you sing a song.  

Ruby Finds a Worry by Tom Percival Rediscover a sense of joy and adventure with Ruby.

Weis Park

Jul 2, 3, 4, 5 | Park Hours

Stadium Park

Jul 30, 31, Aug 1 | Park Hours


Kids and Teens

 Please Register

 Online Event



Drawing Inspired by Picture Books Thu Jun 10 | 2–2:45 pm Hey artists! Spark your imagination, explore your personal style, and get inspired by picture book illustrator Eric Carle in this hands-on virtual workshop hosted by Carle Art Educators.  

 Learn More at StarkLibrary.org/DrawIt



Green Thumb Garden Club

Kids can grow their minds and their gardens with this virtual garden club. Join us via Zoom for crafts and activities and learn about a new topic.   Terrific Terrariums Tue Jun 22 | 6–6:45 pm All about terrariums and how to make one! Seasonal Eats Tue Jul 20 | 6–6:45 pm Harvesting and eating plants!

Live! Virtual Escape Room

Wed Jun 16, Jul 21 4–4:45 pm Use your wits to solve all the puzzles in an interactive, digital escape room. Do you have what it takes to BREAKOUT?  


Minecraft Mania Presented by Minecraft Mania Mon Jul 12 | 2–3:30 pm Do you love to play Minecraft? Join a one-of-a-kind experience. We will use multi-player mode for building activities, escape rooms, treasure hunts, contests, and more.  

ART & MUSIC Beastly Letters

Thu Jun 17 | 4–4:45 pm Learn about letter forms, calligraphy, and how to make your own digital font with animals as our beastly inspiration.  

Songwriting Workshop

Thu Jun 24 | 11 am–12 pm Come write songs with professional musicians from Writopia Lab! Create original compositions, craft lyrics, and gain confidence in the process.  



Parent/Child Book Club

Wed Jun 30, Jul 28, Aug 25 6–6:45 pm Do you love to read and talk about books? Join us for this event—perfect for children in grades 3–5!.  

AUTHORS An Afternoon with Tae Keller

Thu Jul 15 | 3–4 pm Meet Newbery award-winning author, Tae Keller, as she shares her work. Followed by a Q and A. 





Babe by Dick King-Smith

Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

GAMES Live! Virtual Escape Room

Wed Jun 23, Jul 28 4–4:45 pm Join the team and use your wits to solve all the puzzles in an interactive, digital escape room. Do you have what it takes to BREAKOUT?  

Minecraft Mania Presented by Minecraft Mania Wed Jul 14 | 2–3:30 pm Do you love to play Minecraft? Join a one-of-a-kind experience. We will use multi-player mode for building activities, escape rooms, treasure hunts, contests, and more.  

HISTORY Thomas Paine and the American Revolution Presented by Jim Knight Thu Jul 1 | 6–6:30 pm Experience the birth of America and the challenges faced through the eyes of Thomas Paine in this exciting, virtual interpretation.  

Grab some popcorn and

make some memories!

Picnics, road trips, movie nights, twilight walks—the best memories are made during the summer when everyone’s together. Stop by the Library for your Family Fun Night essentials: Borrow a Family Movie Kit—Learn to speak whale, rally the sheep, train your dragons, and make the most of movie night with a movie and a fun craft! Speaking of movie night—turn your driveway into a drive-in and screen your favorite movie on your garage with a projector from the library! Borrow a telescope from the Library. What constellations can you find? Was that a shooting star or a UFO? Go stargazing and explore the night sky!

Visit StarkLibrary.org/FamilyFun 9

Your Next Read is on Us

Did you just finish a great book and find yourself wondering what you should read next? Maybe you love famous biographies, but you’re ready to dive into a chilling mystery or maybe you just binged a hot new Netflix show and want to try your hand at a blushing romance. If you’re ready to explore a new genre, discover a new favorite book, or read outside of your comfort zone, let us help you find the perfect flavor! Discover your next favorite read with personalized suggestions from your favorite librarian. Simply fill out a form and we’ll pull together a list for you based on your preferences! Who knows? You might just find a novel new crush!

Go (Book) Clubbing Do you love talking about books? We do, too! Discuss plotlines, discover new authors, and meet interesting people from the comfort of home — sorry, wine not included. Join a club or request a kit to start your own at StarkLibrary.org/BookClub

Your next favorite is at StarkLibrary.org/NextRead Confessions on the 7:45 by Lisa Unger   Wed Jun 9 | 6–7 pm

The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan   Wed Jul 14 | 6–7 pm

Parent/Child Book Club

Wed Jun 30, Jul 28, Aug 25 | 6–6:45 pm For children in grades 3–5. Titles on page 8.  



 Please Register

 Online Event

Show Off your Photography Skills!

Do you love capturing the perfect shot? Get out there, find it, and enter it in the 15th annual photo contest between June 7–July 31.

 Learn More at StarkLibrary.org/Photography

AUTHORS Meet the Authors of Stark Tales The Greater Canton Writers' Guild Wed Jun 16 | 2–3 pm Eight local authors of Stark Tales, a mosaic novel of fictional stories involving real places in Stark County, will discuss their work. Reserve a copy at starklibrary.org.  

Meet Authors Linda Castillo and Lisa Unger

Wed Jul 7 | 6–7 pm These New York Times bestselling authors, Linda Castillo and Lisa Unger, who have been thrilling readers for years with their tales of suspense, join us to discuss their latest novels. Q & A will follow.  

Meet Local Author Kylie Logan Pseudonyms include Casey Daniels & Lucy Ness Wed Aug 18 | 6–7 pm She has lived in Northeast Ohio all her life and found mysteries everywhere! Join her as she discusses her work and a new series.  

HISTORY Thomas Paine and the American Revolution Presented by Jim Knight Thu Jul 1 | 6–6:30 pm Experience the birth of America and the challenges faced through the eyes of Thomas Paine in this exciting, virtual interpretation.  




Consumer Protections

Quilting 101 Series*

Meet Author Tom Coyne

Presented by the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Wed Jun 9 | 2–3 pm Learn how to identify scams and say “no” to those who try to sell unnecessary goods and services.

Quilt for Beginners Tue Jun 1, 8, 15 | 10–11 am In this series, learn to measure and cut quilt pieces, the 1/4" seam, and piece a quilt together.  

A Course Called America Thu Jun 10 | 6:30–7:30 pm New York Times bestselling author joins us to discuss his new book and the story of playing his way across America, searching for the greatest golf course.  


Late Night Baking Berries and Shortcake Mon Jun 28 | 8:45–9:15 pm It’s berry season! Learn to make a delicious, hot-out-of-the-oven shortcake in less than 30 minutes! 

Tomato Galette Mon Jul 26 | 8:45–9:15 pm Learn how to make a galette with tomatoes fresh off the vine!   Edible Cookie Dough Mon Aug 23 | 8:45–9:15 pm Learn how to make delicious (and healthy) edible cookie dough without eggs.  

Sewing Tuesdays* Skill level: Intermediate Learn to create usable items.  

Create a Tissue Holder

Tue Jun 8 | 2–2:40 pm

Microwaveable Potato Bag

Tue Jul 6 | 2–2:45 pm

Microwaveable Handwarmer

Tue Aug 3 | 2–2:45 pm

Getting to Know Your Stark Parks Presented by Stark Parks Wed Jun 23 | 6–7 pm Get to know the hidden gems that await in your Stark Parks and how to enjoy them year round.  

Backyard Birding In partnership with Stark Parks Wed Aug 4 | 6–7 pm We'll discuss the common birds you see right here in Northeast Ohio and tips for starting your own feeding station.  

With Expert Bob Lung Wed Jul 28 | 6–7 pm Bob Lung has created a unique approach to the importance of identifying consistency in Fantasy players. Join us as he helps you build your Fantasy Football team for 2021.  

Quilt Block of the Month* Learn to piece together and sew a quilt block.  

Golden Gate Beginners Tue Jun 15 | 2–2:45 pm

Nelson's Victory NATURE

Fantasy Football Consistency

Intermediate Tue Jun 29 | 2–3 pm

Star of Hope Beginners Tue Jul 20 | 2–2:45 pm

Martha Washington Intermediate Tue Jul 27 | 2–2:45 pm *Call 330.458.3150 to reserve a kit (while supplies last).


TALES Summer Challenge

Did You Know?

The Summer Challenge is open to all ages. Now that you have all these great reading suggestions you should sign up!


Your Library, Your Way!

We’re open and we love it when you stop by! Just like a popular burger chain, you can have it your way at Stark Library. Prefer to visit online? Great! Want drive-up convenience? Done! Carrier pigeon? (Jen’s chasing one now…)

Visit a Branch Say “hi!” and while you’re here: Book a Genealogist and start your family research Book a Tech Expert and get up to speed on the latest gadgets Book your next trip, and get your passport from us

From Home Read eBooks and eMagazines Listen eAudiobooks and music Binge your favorite TV show Stream movies and music

Not quite comfortable coming inside? Use our Library to Go! It’s as easy as 1-2-3! 1. Reserve your item online or by phone. 2. Wait for your pick-up notification. 3. Pick up your items! Drive up (select locations) Pick up from Lockers (Available at Jackson Community Branch)

Visit the Bookmobile Let us come to you! Grab your holds, connect to the WiFi, and say “Hi!” Books by Mail Your favorite titles delivered right to your door. Homebound? We’ll come to you! StarkLibrary.org/Bookmobile

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Need a Job? We’re here to help! Are you looking to change careers or take your skills to the next level? We’re with you every step of the way—from job search and resumé building to interview prep and skills building. Learn a new skill with LinkedIn Learning and earn certifications! Thousands of classes in specialized industries including software, marketing, design, and more taught by experts.

Career Events Presented by OhioMeansJobs

Writing an Effective Resumé Learn the importance of a resumé, what goes in and what stays out, and discover types of resumés and which is right for you.   Mon Jun 7 | 2–3 pm Mon Jul 26 | 6–7 pm

How to Ace an Interview

Book an Expert! Get one-on-one help with your online job search, creating a resumé and cover letter, interview prep, and more. Match your skills to the perfect job! Your experiences transfer to a variety of fields, discover how with Skills Matcher.

Learn how to answer the tough job interview questions. Then get prepared to describe your skills to an interviewer and gain valuable information on following up after your job interview.   Mon Jun 28 | 6–7 pm Mon Aug 9 | 2–3 pm

Access local employment listings, education and training information, and activities for job seekers (and employers) with OhioMeansJobs. NEW! Prepare for Life’s Biggest Tests with Peterson Testing and Gale Testing & Reference Center. Take FREE practice exams for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, the US Citizenship test, and more!

Getting Started with Social Media

Do you want to use social media in your job search but aren’t sure where to start? Let us help you get started using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn in your job search.   Mon Jul 19 | 2–3 pm

Get Started at StarkLibrary.org/NeedAJob

Mon Aug 23 | 6–7 pm

On display June 7–July 31 at Main Library. This unique art exhibit celebrates the complex and diverse African-American experience through the artwork of African-American children’s picture books. More than 30 artists, spanning nearly 50 years of creativity, share their stories through a lens intended for children and young readers. 13


 Please Register

 Online Event

It’s Electric! New EV Charging Station Are you ready to get charged up? Charge your hybrid or EV vehicles FREE at Main Library when you download the ChargePoint app.

 Learn More at StarkLibrary.org/Charge

DESIGN & CREATE Introduction to GIMP I and II

DIGITAL RESOURCES eMagazines: The Ohio Digital Library

Tue Jun 22 & 29 | 6–6:45 pm Learn the very basics of this free Image Manipulation Software to create your own designs and edit photos.  

Thu Jun 10 | 11–11:45 am Join us for step-by-step instruction on how to check out from the Ohio Digital Library.  

Cricut: Design Studio

Internet Searching Basics

Tue Aug 24 | 6–6:45 pm Explore and create designs with Cricut’s package of images, projects, and fonts.  


Thu Jun 24 | 2–2:45 pm Learn how to create an online photo album or create and purchase a hardbound photo album.  

Cutting the Cord

Thu Jul 1 | 2–2:45 pm Discover devices to help you get rid of costly cable subscriptions and still watch your favorite shows, movies, sports and more.  

Thu Jun 17 | 2–2:45 pm Explore navigating, web addresses and the address bar. Investigate different search engines, tabs, hyperlinks, and more.  

GOOGLE Google Sites

Thu Jul 1 | 6–6:45 pm Create your own website with Google Sites, a free website builder by Google.  

Google Sheets

Thu Aug 26 | 2–2:45 pm Learn to use this free online spreadsheet software. Discover menus, saving and storage, table formatting and more.  

SOCIAL MEDIA Introduction to Facebook


Mon Jul 12 | 11–11:45 am Learn to use this popular social networking platform, including how to register for an account, create a post, and use the menu bar.  

Thu Jul 8, 15 | 6–6:45 pm In this two-part series, gain an understanding of the basic navigating and formatting skills.  

Getting Started with Social Media

Thu Jul 15 | 11–11:45 am Create a mass mailing letter for your business, nonprofit organization, or family event.  

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Exploring YouTube

Tue Aug 17 | 2–2:45 pm Join us for a basic introduction to YouTube. Learn how to search for and discover new content, control playback and use features like channels and playlists.  

Word: Mail Merge

Excel: Label Making

Tue Jul 20 | 11–11:45 am Learn how to use excel to create custom labels.  

Excel: Data Validation

Thu Jul 22 | 2–2:45 pm In this advanced class, learn features of Excel’s Data Ribbon including how to use the Data Validation and Text to Columns.  

Microsoft Basics

Thu Aug 5 | 6–6:45 pm Learn the basics of OneDrive and Word, Excel, and more. A free Microsoft account should be set up before the class.  

Excel: Basics

Thu Aug 12 | 2–2:45 pm Learn how to set up a basic Excel formula and sort information.  

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Bookmobile Schedule

Locations & Summer Hours June–August 2021

Public Stops June–August 2021 Main Library MONDAYS Carriage Hill Apartments NW.............................9–9:45 am Woodlawn Village NW..................................... 10–10:45 am Village Tower NW............................................ 11 am–12 pm Golden Lodge on Harrison SW......................1:30–2:15 pm Beach City...................................................... 4:30–6:30 pm

TUESDAYS Leshdale Apartments NE.....................................9–9:45 am Pleasant View Village NE.................................10–10:45 pm Ellisdale Apartments NE................................... 11–11:45 am Ken Weber Campus at Goodwill......................... 1:15–2 pm Southgate Shopping Center SW................... 4:30–6:30 pm

WEDNESDAYS Wilmot on Lawnfield SW.................................. 10–10:45 am Bender Woods NW.......................................12:30–1:30 pm Waynesburg Shopping Centre SE................. 4:30–6:30 pm

THURSDAYS Mayfield Manor SW..............................................9–9:45 am Linwood Apartments SW...................................10-10:45am Sherrick Community Parking Lot SE.................. 12:15–1 pm Skyline Terrace Apartments SE...........................1:15–3 pm



Closed beginning June 14.

Mon, Wed................ 9 am–5 pm Tue, Thu.................. 11am–7 pm Fri, Sat...................... 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

565 Market Ave. SW Uniontown, OH 44685 330.877.9975

DeHoff Memorial 216 Hartford Ave. SE Canton, OH 44707 330.452.9014


Lake Community

Perry Sippo 5710 12th St. NW Canton, OH 44708 330.477.8482

Mon, Tue.................. 9 am–5 pm Wed........................ 11 am–7 pm Thu-Sat.................... 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

Closed for renovation.

Sandy Valley

9754 Cleveland Ave. SE Magnolia, OH 44643 330.866.3366 Mon.......................... 9 am–5 pm Tue.......................... 11 am–7 pm Wed-Sat................... 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

Oakwood Square............................................ 2:30–3:30pm

For questions about reserving library materials, the schedule, or general information, call 330.458.2824. For emergency cancellations, check StarkLibrary.org, Facebook (@starklibrary), WHBC, or call 330.452.0665.

East Canton

715 Market Ave. N Canton, OH 44702 330.452.0665

 StarkLibrary.org  hello@starklibrary.org   @starklibrary  330.452.0665 Extended Hours for Phone Support Mon–Fri 7am–11pm, Sat 9am–9pm, Sun 12–9pm

Jackson Township 7186 Fulton Dr. NW Canton, OH 44718 330.833.1010

Madge Youtz Closed beginning August 16.

Plain Community 1803 Schneider St. NE Canton, OH 44721 330.494.3399

Mon-Wed................. 9 am–5 pm Thu.......................... 11 am–7 pm Fri, Sat...................... 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed Closed May 31 (Memorial Day), and July 5 (Independence Day - Observed), and Sep 6 (Labor Day).

Be a Friend of the Library

Friends of the Library (FOL) volunteers support the library through sponsoring events, funding special projects, offering scholarships for staff, and much more! Stop by your local branch and say thank you to these dedicated volunteers and learn more at StarkLibrary.org/FOL. Main Library Book Sale Sat Jun 5, Jul 3, Aug 14 | 9 am – 4 pm Pre-registration is required. Call 330.458.2630 to schedule your one-hour time slot.


Tom Coyne

Bob Lung

Linda Castillo

Lisa Unger

Meet the Authors, virtually! Tee up to explore America’s greatest golf courses, build your perfect fantasy football team, and use the clues to uncover the mystery of whodunnit—from the comfort of your couch. Stop puttering around and sign up!


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Stark Library Explore Guide - Summer 2021  

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