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Does your “relaxing” summer trip have you stressed? Don’t let planning, packing and keeping the family entertained leave you feeling like you need a vacation from your vacation! Make the most of your time off with these travel tips and tricks from the library.

For more ways to make your summer unforgettable, visit

StarkLibrary.org/Vacation Relax with Beach Reads

Listen to a Story with books on CD, over 30,000 audiobooks on Overdrive, or on a personal Play-Away—a preloaded mp3 player you can borrow for free.

Instantly check out the latest titles or download the hottest ebooks and right on your tablet or phone.

Create a Playlist

with a fun collection of CDs or instantly download over 250,000 albums free with Hoopla.

Entertain the Kids

with travel worthy DVDs for the whole family or stream over 12,000 of your favorite movies and TV shows directly to your devices. And don’t forget our Summer Reading Challenge (see page 7).

One-Day Adventures Hit the Trails with BikeSmart Check out a bike for a quick ride on the trail, trip to the farmers’ market, or just to zip around town with Stark County’s popular bike sharing network. More bikes will be available for our extended 2017 season and new hub locations will be announced throughout the summer.

 Stop in to your local library to set up your free account

Watch a Rare Solar Eclipse On August 21st, experience a once in a lifetime event: a total solar eclipse! Discover what causes this natural phenomenon at our informational events, and pick up a pair of glasses for safe viewing at any branch starting in July.

 See page 5 for eclipse events for all ages


Apply for a Passport Yes, at the library! See the back cover for more details.

Stay Connected with a WiFi Hotspot Enjoy instant, free high-speed internet access almost anywhere you can get a cell signal.

Print Travel Documents

like boarding passes, itineraries, and directions at the library with our wireless printing.

Learn a Language

Get practical conversation skills at your fingertips with free on-the-go access to over 60 languages with Mango.

Free Fun Right in Your Backyard Get Up Close with a Hall of Famer at Story Time

NEW! Explore the Canton Museum of Art

Get into the Hall of Fame spirit with an afternoon of football fun and a special story time on August 4 th with a mystery guest from the NFL!

Check out your free two-week museum family pass from the library and explore exhibits like AVATARS: Relics from the Future and learn about mysterious art that appears to be from an ancient civilization.

ď‚Š Register at StarkLibrary.org/HOFStorytime

ď‚Š Print your free pass at any branch or online at StarkLibrary.org/Museum


Early Learners

Start Smart | Children Birth–Pre-K and their Parents

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Get Inspired Each Day with Ready Rosie Are you looking for fun ideas to engage your early learner? Ready Rosie delivers a fun daily activity idea to your email or smart phone with a short, easy to follow video—free with your library card.

 Subscribe now at StarkLibrary.org/StartSmart

STORY TIME + more! June 12–29 and July 10–August 24 Introduce your child to the world of books, music, culture and play. In addition to being great fun, this weekly time encourages social and emotional development and starts your early learner on the road to reading with fun stories or enrichment activities. Check with your branch for activity dates. 

BABY

TODDLER

PRESCHOOL

Thursdays 9:30–10 am

Main Library

Mondays 10:30–11am

Jackson Township

Tuesdays 10–10:30 am

Wednesdays 10–10:30 am

Tuesdays 11–11:30 am

Lake Community

Tuesdays 11 am–12 pm

Wednesdays 10–10:30 am

Wednesdays 11 am–12 pm

Mondays & Wednesdays 10–10:30 am

Mondays & Wednesdays 11–11:30 am

Wednesdays* 10:30–11 am

Plain Community

Thursdays 11:30 am–12:15 pm Tuesdays 10:30–11:15 am

* Story Time will also be held July 3 or 5.

Tech Try-It-Out

Saturdays | 3–4:30 pm Jun 3, 17, Jul 1, 15, 29 DeHoff Memorial Branch Experiment with cool new tech devices including Osmo Virtual Reality Glasses and more.

Secret Life of Pets Contest

In Partnership with Perry Sippo Friends of the Library & Stark County Humane Society Jun 5–Jul 29 Perry Sippo Branch Bring a donation for the Stark County Humane Society. For every donation you will receive a ticket for a chance to win a Secret Life of Pets gift basket.

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Wednesdays 6:30–7 pm

Wednesdays* 10:30–11 am

North Perry Sippo

FAMILY

Kid-Fit

Presented by Happy Healthy Kids Tuesday Jun 13 | 11–11:45 am North Branch Join us for a free exercise class! 

Build a Better World Maker Day

Thursday Jun 22 | 1–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch See page 5 for details.

Animals of Ohio

See page 13 for details. 

StoryWalk™

Saturday Jul 15 | 10 am–12 pm Perry Sippo Branch Gather up the entire family to walk and read a book at the same time. Start at the Exploration Gateway picnic shelter and finish near the library.

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Mondays* 7–7:30 pm Pajama Story Time

Balloon Art 101

Wednesday Jul 19 | 2–3 pm Plain Community Branch Learn to make your own balloon animal creations from local balloonist Ken Palosi. Then have fun creating a story about the balloon creations you made. 

Build a Family Fort

Saturday Jul 29 2:30–3:30 pm Lake Community Branch See page 5 for details. 

10th Annual On the Big Screen Sponsored by Perry Friends of the Library & Stark Parks Saturday Jul 29 | 7–11 pm Perry Sippo Branch Come out to enjoy The Secret Life of Pets on our outdoor screen with activities before the movie. Movie will be shown inside if weather is inclement.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Kick-Off

In Partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Friday Aug 4 | 12:30–1:30 pm Main Library Get in to the Hall of Fame spirit with an afternoon of football stories and activities, along with a special mystery guest who might just know a little something about football. 

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Elementary

Start Smart | Children K–5th Grade and their Parents

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Get Free Solar Eclipse Glasses Did you know that you need special glasses to safely view the total solar eclipse on August 21st? Stop by the library to pick up your pair of free viewing glasses and check out the eclipse events below.

 Pick up your free glasses in any branch starting in July

ONGOING Chess Club

Thursdays 6–8 pm Jun 1–Aug 31 North Branch Whether you are a beginner, novice, or expert, the whole family is invited to come and join the fun! Boards are provided.

Secret Life of Pets Contest Jun 5–Jul 29 Perry Sippo Branch See page 4 for details.

Mother Daughter Book Club See page 14 for details.

JUNE Tech Try-It-Out

Sat Jun 3, 17 | 3–4:30 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Experiment with cool new tech devices including Osmo Virtual Reality Glasses and more.

Art in the Afternoon

Wednesday Jun 7 | 2–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch Come prepared to get messy at our outdoor art event. Meet in the Exploration Gateway picnic shelter for some fun artist inspired projects. 

Grow a Garden

Wednesday Jun 7 | 2–3 pm Jackson Township Branch Play in the dirt and learn what it takes to grow a garden. Each child will make and take a little flower garden to care for during the summer. Space is limited. 

Kid-Fit

Presented by Happy Healthy Kids Tuesday Jun 13 | 11–11:45 am North Branch Join us for a free exercise class! 

Ride Smart Bicycle Safety

Presented by Stark County Bicycle Club Tuesday Jun 13 | 2–3 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Learn how to be safe as you ride your bicycle this summer.

Discover what causes this awe-inspiring phenomenon and how to safely view it. Madge Youtz Branch Tuesday Jul 25 | 2–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch Wed Aug 9 | 6–7 pm North Branch Sat Jul 29 | 1–2 pm (just for kids & teens) Mon Aug 14 | 6–8 pm Lake Community Branch Thurs Aug 3 | 6:30–7:30 pm Mon Aug 21 | 12:30–2 pm (viewing party)

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Summer Reading Fun

Wednesday Jun 14 | 2–4 pm Jackson Township Branch Attention all builders! We have the ultimate collection of toys to help you build anything you can dream up. 

Thursdays Jun 15, 22, 29 2:30–3:30 pm Lake Community Branch Parents, are you looking for SMART, engaging, and free activities for your children? Each week will bring crafts, games, or guest speakers. 

Friday Jun 20 | 2:30–4 pm Lake Community Branch Join naturalist Judy Semroc for a nature walk around Fichtner Park. Explore the wondrous world of nature in our own backyard. 

Build, Sense, and Discover

Rockin’ Beats Music Club

Thursday Jun 22 | 1–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch Explore new technologies, use your imagination, and create new projects. There will be something for everyone including fun low tech and no tech projects.

Block Party

Thursdays Jun 15, 29 | 2–3 pm East Canton Branch Explore science, engineering, and art through hands-on and interactive activities & games. 

Saturday Jun 17 | 2–3 pm North Branch Have fun making music with a variety of instruments, playing musical games, and exploring your talent by jamming to the beat. Grades 3–5. 

Build a Family Fort Paul & Carol David YMCA (Jackson Township) Wed Jun 28 | 2–3:15 pm  Bring the parents and head to the YMCA to create forts galore. We'll provide the supplies, you bring the ideas.

SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENTS FOR ALL AGES

Perry Sippo Branch

Thursday Jul 20 | 6–7:30 pm  We are bringing summer outdoor events INSIDE. Build a “fort” and a “campfire” too, then read stories and books under the blankets.

Lake Community Branch Sat Jul 29 2:30–3:30 pm  Build a fort, then crawl in with your family and read a great book! Bring your own flashlights.

Build a Better World Maker Day

Minecraft Mondays

Mon Jun 26 | 6–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch Create, play, and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled device with the recent version of Minecraft installed to join in the fun. 

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Wildlife Rehabilitation

Tuesday Jun 27 | 6–7 pm Sandy Valley Branch See page 13 for details. 

Backyard Critters

Wednesday Jun 28 | 2–3 pm Plain Community Branch Be amazed with real life stories and videos of spiders, bees, plants and other wild critters that impact our environment. While you are here create a spider web and spider too.

JULY Tech Try-It-Out

Sat Jul 1, 15, 29 | 3–4:30 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch See June listing for details.

The Three Little Pigs

Wednesday Jul 5 | 2–3 pm Jackson Township Branch You’ve heard the story of the Three Little Pigs, but not like this! After reading the classic, we’ll test different types of materials to build houses. Space is limited. 

Art in the Afternoon

Wednesday Jul 5 | 2–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch See June listing for details. 

Upcycling DIY

Thursday Jul 6 | 1:30–3:30 pm Main Library Learn how to use a tissue box to create a catapult or make a jump rope out of plastic bags. Upcycle common household items to create fun, new things. 

Summer Reading Fun

Thursdays Jul 6, 20, 27 2:30–3:30 pm Lake Community Branch See June listing for details. 

Magic Tricks You Can Do

Wednesday Jul 12 | 2–3 pm Plain Community Branch Popular “Math Magician” Curt Tinlin will teach you how to do magic tricks and will reveal the math and science behind them. Please bring a deck of cards to practice your new skills.

Building Bridges

Wednesday Jul 12 | 2–3 pm Jackson Township Branch Learn about some of the most famous and unique bridges in the world, then create your own to take home with you. 

Build, Sense, and Discover

Thursdays Jul 13, 27 | 2–3 pm East Canton Branch See June listing for details. 

Rockin’ Beats Music Club

Saturday Jul 15 | 2–3 pm North Branch See June listing for details. 

StoryWalk™

Saturday Jul 15 | 10 am–12 pm Perry Sippo Branch See page 4 for details.

Balloon Art 101

Recycling & Green Living

Jelly Bean Engineering

Rockin’ Beats Music Club

Wednesday Jul 19 | 2–3 pm Plain Community Branch See page 4 for details.  Wednesday Jul 26 | 2–3 pm Jackson Township Branch Put on your thinking caps and create structures using jelly beans, marshmallows, and toothpicks. It’s sure to be a sweet time! Space is limited. 

Marble Maze Mania

Tuesday Jul 18 | 1:30–3 pm Main Library Construct a maze from common household items, then put your marble to the test! 

Whatever Floats Your Boat

Wednesday Jul 19 | 2–3 pm Jackson Township Branch Test the waters by experimenting with different objects to determine their buoyancy in our makeshift pool. 

Saturday Aug 26 | 2–3 pm North Branch See June listing for details. 

Build a Better You Day

Thursday Jul 27 | 12:30–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch Get moving with a day full of activities. Presenters include YMCA and Candy Apple Dance Studio.  12:30–1:15 pm Yoga. Ages 5–11 1:15–2 pm Martial Arts. Ages 8+ 2:15–3 pm Dance

10th Annual On the Big Screen Saturday Jul 29 | 7–11 pm Perry Sippo Branch See page 4 for details.

Animals of Ohio

See page 13 for details. 

Tuesday Aug 15 | 6–7 pm Sandy Valley Branch See page 13 for details. 

AUGUST Art in the Afternoon

Wednesday Aug 2 | 2–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch See June listing for details. 

Pro Football Hall of Fame Kick-Off

Pups and Pages On any of these Saturdays, bring your favorite book— or borrow one of ours—and practice reading to a licensed therapy dog. Great for reluctant readers.

DeHoff Memorial Branch Jul 15 | 1:30–3 pm

Lake Community Branch Jun 24 | 10:30 am–12 pm

Madge Youtz Branch

Jun 10, July 22 | 1–3:30 pm

Main Library

Jun 17 | 1:30–3 pm

North Branch

Jun 17, Aug 12 10:30 am–12 pm

Friday Aug 4 12:30–1:30 pm Main Library See page 4 for details. 

Perry Sippo Branch

Minecraft Mondays

Sandy Valley Branch

Mon Aug 14, 28 | 6–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch See June listing for details. 

Jun 3, Aug 19 10:30 am–12 pm

Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 5 1:30-2:30 pm

Minecraft Mondays

Mon Jul 10, 24 | 6–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch See June listing for details. 

LEGO Club

Penguins on Parade

DeHoff Memorial Branch

Sponsored by Perry Sippo & Lake Community Friends of the Library Tuesday Jul 11 Would you like to see a penguin waddle around you? Newport Aquarium is bringing an African penguin to Stark County. Come learn about penguins and see penguin artifacts.  1–2 pm Perry Sippo Branch 3–4 pm Lake Community Branch

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Imagine & build with LEGO® and/or DUPLO® bricks (provided).

Saturday Jun 24 | 3–4 pm

Lake Community Branch

North Branch

Sat Jun 3, Jul 1, Aug 12 3–4 pm

Sat Jun 3, Jul 8, Aug 5 2:30–3:30 pm

Perry Sippo Branch

Madge Youtz Branch

Plain Community Branch

Wed Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16 3–4 pm

Main Library Sat Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 12 10:30–11:30 am

Saturday Jul 22 | 10–11 am Sat Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 19 10:30 am–12 pm

Sandy Valley Branch

Sat Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 12 2–3 pm

More LEGO® Fun Build a LEGO® Library

Jackson Township Branch Jun 5–Jul 28 | Library Hours

LEGO® Marble Maze

Jackson Township Branch Wed Jun 21 | 2–3 pm 

LEGO® City Creation

Main Library Wed Jun 21 | 2–3:30 pm 


Summer Reading Challenge at HOW TO PLAY 1 Cross out a box on your map (next page) for each day you read from now until July 29, 2017.

2 Bring your map into the library for a prize every eight days you read.

3 On the 40 th day, you

will receive a ticket to a special celebration.

4 Read for 50 days and

earn an extra bonus prize.

Sign up, get reading lists, print coloring pages and extra maps, and discover ways to help your community at StarkLibrary.org/SummerReading.


Summer Reading Challenge at KICK–OFF EVENTS Jackson Township Mon Jun 5 | 10 am–6 pm

Perry Sippo Mon Jun 5 | 2–4 pm

Lake Community Mon Jun 5 | 1–4 pm

Madge Youtz Mon Jun 5 | 3–5 pm

DeHoff Memorial Mon Jun 5 | 4–8 pm In partnership w/ELHNA Main Library Tues Jun 6 | 1:30–3:30pm

Plain Community Wed Jun 7 | 2–3 pm

East Canton Thurs Jun 8 | 2–3 pm

North (25th Street) Wed Jun 7 | 2–4 pm Please Register

Sandy Valley Mon Jun 12 | 2–3 pm

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• Participate in a community project See StarkLibrary.org/SummerReading • Get a library card • Attend a library event

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• Check out a book • Visit the library

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• Use one of the library’s online resources Examples: ebook, digital comic book, Ready Rosie

5 ________________________________ PRIZE

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Teens

Stay Smart | Students 6th–12th Grade

Stream Your Summer Tunes for Free Instantly download or stream your favorite music to your device—commercial free. With over 250,000 albums available, you’re sure to find something you love!

 Get started at StarkLibrary.org/Music

Tech Try-It-Out

Tuesday Jul 25 2–3:30 pm Come to Buehler’s to experiment with cool new tech devices including Virtual Reality Glasses, a 3D printer, and Easy Animation Studio.

TIMES & LOCATIONS DeHoff Memorial Branch Mondays 4–5 pm Jun 19, Jul 24, Aug 28 East Canton Branch Thursdays 3:30–4:30pm Jun 8, 22, 29, Jul 13, 27 Jackson Township Branch Tuesdays 6:30–7:30 pm Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 11, 18, Aug 1 Lake Community Branch Every Thursday except July 20 2:30–4 pm Madge Youtz Branch Thursdays 2–3 pm Jun 15, Jul 20, Aug 10 Main Library Thursdays 5:30–7 pm Jun 15, 22, 29, Jul 6, 20, 13, 27 Saturdays 2:30–4pm Jun 24, Jul 29, Aug 26 North Branch Mondays 6–7:30pm Jun 12, Jul 10 Aug 14 Perry Sippo Branch Mondays 6–7 pm Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 7, 21

TeensCREATE is a regular event just for teens where you get to decide what you want to do. Mess around with the CREATEcrates, dive into our collection of books and magazines, or just hang.

Plain Community Branch Wednesdays 2–4 pm Jun 14, 21, 28, Jul 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9 Sandy Valley Branch Thursdays 3–4:30 pm Jun 15, Jul 20

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Stay Smart | Students 6th–12th Grade and Adults

 Please Register

Print From Anywhere with Wireless Printing Out of ink? No printer at home? Just upload your document from your laptop, tablet or phone to the printer at any of our branches—from anywhere in the world!

 Get started at StarkLibrary.org/Print

SENIORS Intermediate Computer Skills Series

Thu Jul 6, 13, 20 | 1–2:30 pm Plain Community Branch In this three part series, continue to build your computer skills. Work with Microsoft Word to create a flyer, discover the Internet and begin working with email with a Gmail account. 

Microsoft Word Basics

Monday Jul 10 | 2–3:30 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Word is one of the building blocks for developing your Office skills. Begin with the basics of creating a document. 

Basic Computer Skills Series Tue Jul 11, 18, 25 | 10–11:30 am Main Library Having trouble getting started in the world of technology? During this three part series learn the parts of a computer, how to use the computer keyboard and gain mouse skills. 

Internet Searching Basics

Explore the basics of the Internet including navigating, web addresses, the address bar, search engines, tabs, hyperlinks and more.  Monday Jul 17 | 2–3:30 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Tuesday Aug 15 | 2–3:30 pm Jackson Township Branch

JOB SKILLS Microsoft Word I–III Series

Mon Jun 5, 12, 19 | 6–7:30 pm Main Library Word is one of the building blocks for developing your Office skills. In this three part series, learn the fundamentals of creating a document. Then learn to produce letters and reports.  

Microsoft Excel I–III Series

Wed Jun 7, 14, 21 | 2–4 pm Mon Jul 10, 17, 24 | 5:30–7:30 pm Main Library Spreadsheets allow you to create lists of information to track, generate charts or assist with formulas. In this three week series build and refine Excel skills while creating an inventory sheet.  

DIGITAL MATERIALS Introduction to Library Apps Tuesday Jun 13 | 2–3:30 pm Jackson Township Branch Learn about free apps that get you free movies, music, e-books, and magazines on your tablet or smart phone. No device? No problem!  

Digital Materials @ the Ohio Digital Library

Wednesday Aug 9 | 2–3:30 pm East Canton Branch Learn how to locate, download, and read a digital library book on your mobile device or computer using the Ohio Digital Library. 

Introduction to Hoopla

Wed Aug 23 | 2–3:30 pm Main Library Locate, download, and watch or listen to audiobooks, movies, music and much more on your mobile device or computer. 

OTHER EVENTS Introduction to eBay

Saturday Jun 3 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch Learn to shop and sell on eBay; navigate through eBay’s layers. (This is not an entrepreneur’s class.) 

Transferring Your Photos

Wed Jun 14 | 2–3:30 pm East Canton Branch Easily transfer images from your camera, phone, or flash drive to your computer to begin organizing, editing, printing & sharing. 

Windows 10 Basics

Discover new features or revisit some of your old favorites in Windows 10.  Jun 14 & Aug 8 | 10–11:30 am Main Library Thu Jul 27 | 1–2:30 pm Plain Community Branch

Introduction to Facebook

Saturday Jun 17 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch Learn Facebook—a social networking site where you can connect with friends and family. 

Excel Advanced (2016)

Thursday Jul 6 | 6–7:30 pm Main Library Learn the ins and outs of Excel’s Data Ribbon including how to use Data Validation, Text to Columns, Group, and Subtotal options. (Excel I–III required.)  

Back Up Your Computer

Saturday Jul 8 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch The information and software in your computer is as important as the computer itself. Learn how to back up your information for those “just in case” moments. 

Microsoft Word Basics

Word is one of the building blocks for developing and expanding your Office skills. Begin with the basics of creating a document.  Tues Jul 11 | 2–3:30 pm Jackson Township Branch Sat Aug 26 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch

Apple’s iPad Intermediate

Wednesday Jul 12 | 2–3:30 pm East Canton Branch Now that you are skilled at iPad’s basic features, learn about Settings, Mail, and Photos.  

Shutterfly: Creating Memories Saturday Jul 22 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch Learn to create an online photo album to share with family and friends or create and purchase a hardbound photo album.  

Introduction to Creating Emails Monday Jul 24 | 2–3:30 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Need an email account but don’t know how to set one up? In this session, create an email account using Gmail. You will also learn how to send, reply, and forward emails. 

Building a Website Basics

Wednesday Aug 9 | 6–7:30 pm Main Library Discover basic coding tags such as: paragraphs, tables, lists, images; saving, accessing, and editing pages; changing the background color; and hyperlinks. 

Excel I Basics

Microsoft Office Spreadsheets allow you to create lists of information to track, generate charts and assist with numeric formulas. While you build and refine your Excel skills, create a small business inventory sheet.  Sat Aug 12 | 10–11:30 am Lake Community Branch Mon Aug 28 | 2–3:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch

Excel Advanced

Thursday Aug 24 | 6–7:30 pm Main Library Learn more about formulas in Excel including SUMIF and COUNTIF.  

Introduction to Pinterest

Tuesday Aug 29 | 6–7:30 pm Main Library Pinterest is an entertaining way to organize your interests or hobbies online. Learn to search, visit sites, and build pin boards. 

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 Movie Showing  Please Register

Stay Smart | Lifelong Learning

NEW! Check Your Radon Levels with a Free Detector Now it’s easy and free to test the radon levels in your home with the Corentium Radon Gas Detector. Just plug it in to start logging short and long term levels in your home.

 Reserve yours at StarkLibrary.org/Radon

ONGOING 12th Annual Lake Community Branch Photo Contest

In Partnership with Quail Hollow Camera Club of Hartville Jun 5–Jul 29 | Library Hours Lake Community Branch Calling all photographers— showcase your talent by submitting photos to our contest by July 29. Ages 8 and up. Photo Judging is on Aug 1 from 6–8 pm.

Secret Life of Pets Contest Jun 5–Jul 29 Perry Sippo Branch See page 4 for details.

Women's Memoir Club

Every Tuesday except July 4 11 am–12 pm East Canton Branch Everyone has a story to tell. Discuss how to bring your memories to life to share, save, and create a family legacy.

JUNE Meet NY Times Bestselling Author Karen Harper

Sponsored by Perry Sippo Friends of the Library Saturday Jun 3 | 2–3:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch Karen Harper, author of contemporary suspense and historical fiction, will speak of her career and writing over 70 books. Books will be available for sale. 

Blockbuster Wednesdays

Sponsored by Lake Community Friends of the Library Wednesday Jun 7 | 2–4 pm Lake Community Branch Grab your friends for a fun day out and watch a newly released video.  

DeHoff Coupon Club

Every Wednesday Jun–Aug 12:30–4 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Share your passion for saving money with other shoppers. Bring coupons and swap them with others in the Club.

Farmer’s Market

In Partnership with StarkFresh Pick up organic, local produce from StarkFresh's Veggie Mobile parked in the library parking lot. Every Wednesday Jul 12–Oct 11 | 3–5 pm DeHoff Memorial Branch Every Thursday Jul 13–Oct 12 | 12–1:15 pm Main Library

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Where Is It Now?

Genealogy Series Tue Jun 13 | 6 pm–7:30 pm Sandy Valley Branch The library's genealogist Stephanie Houck will show how to use maps and land records to determine where your family lived then and where that property is now. 

Social Security

Tuesday Jun 20 | 6:30–7:30 pm Lake Community Branch Nate Hershman from Edward Jones will discuss how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you start taking benefits, and tax considerations. 

Mid Week Movie

Wed Jun 21 | 5:30–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch Arrival starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. Rated PG-13. 

Natural Wellness Health and Fitness Expo

Sat Jun 24 | 9 am–4:30 pm Main Library An all-day event designed to share information about attainable, holistic opportunities anyone can pursue to make healthy changes in their lives. 

Put the Smart Store in your pocket ®

with the NEW app from Stark County District Library.

My Bookshelf

Browse bestsellers, reserve items, and renew materials from anywhere!

Virtual Card

Never forget your card again! Swipe your phone to check out at any branch!

ISBN Barcode Scanner

Spot a good book while out? Scan the barcode to search our collection and reserve it!

Suggest a Purchase

Don’t have what you're looking for? Just let us know and we’ll buy it!


Wildlife Rehabilitation

Tuesday Jun 27 | 6–7 pm Sandy Valley Branch Amanda Perry from Stark Parks will share how The Wildlife Conservation Center rehabilitates most injured or orphaned native species of wildlife. A critter, or two, will make an appearance. 

Meet Mystery Author Linda Castillo

Sponsored by Perry Sippo & Lake Community Friends of the Library Thursday Jul 13 New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book Down A Dark Road—an Amish mystery thriller set in Holmes County, Ohio. Books will be available for purchase.  2–3 pm Perry Sippo Branch 6:30–7:30 pm Lake Community Branch Interview by special guest Dan Kane of The Repository.

JULY Blockbuster Wednesdays

Wednesday Jul 5 | 2–4 pm Lake Community Branch See June listing for details.  

Databases for Genealogy Research

Genealogy Series Tuesday Jul 11 | 6–7:30 pm Sandy Valley Branch The library's genealogist Stephanie Houck will give an overview of various databases the library provides & other websites you can search for genealogy research.

Animals of Ohio

Presented by Stark Parks Join Amanda Perry from Stark Parks as she showcases different animals that live in Ohio including a mammal, bird and reptile. Interact and learn about the animals, their habitats and more.  Mon Jul 17 | 2:30–3:30 pm Madge Youtz Branch Tuesday Jul 18 | 2–3 pm North Branch Tuesday Jul 18 | 6–7 pm Sandy Valley Branch

Time Matters

A Woman’s Outlook on Retirement Tuesday Jul 18 | 6:30–7:30 pm Lake Community Branch Nate Hershman from Edward Jones will discuss financial concerns facing women who are getting ready for or have recently transitioned to retirement. 

Mid Week Movie

Wed Jul 19 | 5:30–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch View Passengers starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. Rated PG-13. 

SOLAR ECLIPSE OCCURS AUGUST 21ST

See our events for all ages on page 5.

Start Smart Showcase

GET STARTED ON YOUR

Summer Fix-It List

If you’re a DIY-er, you’ll love these handy resources to help get your project done. Even better—they’re all free with your library card.

Do your research

Educator Fair Tues Jul 25 | 10:30 am–12:30 pm Main Library Earn contact hours while learning about the resources and services the Library has to offer for all your classroom needs. 

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10th Annual On the Big Screen

Get inspired

Saturday Jul 29 | 7–11 pm Perry Sippo Branch See page 4 for details. 

Blockbuster Wednesdays

No matter your style, get your home and yard showroom ready with HGTV Magazine, Dwell, Better Homes and Gardens, Country Living, and more.

Recycling & Green Living

Keep your house in peak condition

AUGUST Wednesday Aug 2 | 2–4 pm Lake Community Branch See June listing for details.   Presented by Stark Parks Tuesday Aug 15 | 6–7 pm Sandy Valley Branch It’s easy being green! Learn tips and tricks to living a green lifestyle. Plus, there will be giveaways and hands-on activities. 

Borrow these smart devices from our collection when you need them instead of buying them.

Mid Week Movie

Wed Aug 16 | 5:30–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch Manchester by the Sea starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. Rated R. 

Detect fine particulate matter in your indoor environment with the Speck Air Quality Monitor.

Ensure your radon gas levels are at a safe level with the Corentium Radon Gas Detector.

Cut your utility costs with a Kill-o-watt meter.

Keep your car running smoothly with the OBD-II Scan tool.

Effectively Using Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy Series Tuesday Aug 22 | 6–7:30 pm Sandy Valley Branch The library's genealogist Stephanie Houck will show attendees how to navigate Ancestry Library Edition effectively while discovering their family tree. Computers provided at class for research. 

Ohio Craft Beers and Royal Docks Brewing Company

Thursday Aug 31 | 6–7:30 pm Perry Sippo Branch Celebrate the variety of craft brewing in Ohio with author Paul Gaston and the Brewmaster from Royal Docks Brewing Company. 

Go to StarkLibrary.org/DIY for more resources and ideas.

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Knitting Clubs DeHoff Memorial Branch Every Thursday Jun–Aug except Aug 31 | 10–11 am

Jackson Township Branch

Mon Jun 5, 19, Jul 3, 17, Aug 7, 21 6:30–7:30 pm

Lake Community Branch

Mon Jun 5, 19, Jul 3, 17, 31, Aug 7, 21 | 11 am–1 pm

Main Library

Wed Jun 14, 28, Jul 12, 26, Aug 9, 23 | 10 am–12 pm

North Branch

Mon Jun 12, 26, 10, 24, Aug 14, 28 2–4:30 pm

Perry Sippo Branch

Tues Jun 6, 27, Jul 25, Aug 1, 22 2–4 pm

Plain Community Branch

Every Wednesday Jun–Aug | 10–11 am

Sandy Valley Branch

Mon Jun 5, 19, 26, Jul 3, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 21, 28 | 6–8 pm

Stark County District Library

FOUNDATION Thank you to all who supported the successful Smart Party fundraiser, with special thanks to:

David and Laura Adante Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC Dr. and Mrs. Jeff Dulik Kendall House, Inc. Ed and Louise Mahoney Kevin Smith PPI Graphics/Innovative Trends Dr. Jim and Darlene Violet

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Monthly Book Clubs What better way to Stay Smart than by joining a book club? Join lively discussions on today’s most intriguing reads and connect with others who share your interest. East Canton Branch

Tuesdays Jun 13, Jul 11, Aug 8 | 7–8 pm Titles to be determined by group.

Jackson Township Branch

Thursdays Jun 1, Jul 6, Aug 3 | 2–4 pm Please check with staff for each month’s title.

Lake Community Branch

Mystery Book Club Tuesdays | 2–3 pm Jun 6 The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney Aug 1 A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

Lake Community Branch

Mother Daughter Book Club Thursdays Jun 15, Jul 27, Aug 24 | 6–7 pm Girls in grades 3–5 and their female caregivers read the selected book together each month, and then gather to discuss it. Jun 15 Moo by Sharon Creech Jul 27 Best Bear in all the World by Paul Bright, Brian Sibley, Jeane Willis and Kate Saunders Aug 24 The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Este

Lake Community Branch

Booked on Tuesdays Tuesdays | 6–7:30 pm Jun 27 A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Jul 25 We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Aug 22 The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

North Branch

Mother Daughter Book Club Mondays Jun 26, Jul 24, Aug 28 6:30–7:30 pm Girls in grades 3–5 and their female caregivers read the selected book together each month, and then gather to discuss it.

Perry Sippo Branch

From Book to Big Screen Mondays | 11 am–1 pm Bring a lunch and discuss books that have made it to the big screen. Books are available at desk. Movie Viewing Mondays | 11 am–1 pm Jun 12 Hacksaw Ridge Jul 10 Florence Foster Jenkins Aug 14 Lion Book and Movie Discussion Mondays | 12–1 pm Jun 19 Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge by Booton Herndon Jul 17 Florence Foster Jenkins The Life of the World’s Worst Opera Singer by Darryl W. Bullock Aug 21 A Long War Home: A Memoir by Saroo Brierley

Perry Sippo Branch

Thursdays | 6–7 pm Book available at the desk. Jun 1 The Royal Nanny by Karen Harper Jul 6 Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult Aug 3 The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

Madge Youtz Branch

Mystery Book Club Wednesdays Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 9 11 am–12 pm A new title will be announced monthly.

Main Library

Saturday Sizzlers Saturdays | 2–3 pm Jun 10 Driving the Saudis by Jayne A. Larson Jul 15 A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson Aug 12 Rock With Wings by Anne Hillerman

Plain Community Branch

Thursdays | 4–5 pm Jun 15 Honky Tonk Samurai by Joe Lansdale Jul 20 Save the Date by Mary Kay Andrews Aug 17 Memory Man by David Baldacci

Sandy Valley Branch

Mondays | 6–7 pm Jun 12 Sullivan’s Island by Dorothea Benton Frank Jul 10 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Aug 14 This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison


Bookmobile

Public Stops June 5–August 18

Locations & Hours

 330.452.0665  StarkLibrary.org  contactus@starklibrary.org   @starklibrary

MONDAYS Fohl Village SW..................................... 11:45 am–12:30 pm Sherrick Apartments at Pulley SE...................1:30–2:15 pm Sherrick Community Parking Lot SE...............2:30–3:15 pm Tuslaw School NW................................. 11:30 am–12:30 pm Dueber School SW..........................................1:45–2:30 pm Clarendon School NW................................... 2:45–3:30 pm Beach City .................................................. 5:30–7:30 pm

Main Library 715 Market Ave. N Canton, OH 44702 330.452.0665

Jackson Township

TUESDAYS

7186 Fulton Dr. NW Canton, OH 44718 330.833.1010

Leshdale Apartments NE............................ 10:30–11:30 am Pleasant View Village NE................................1:30–2:15 pm Ellisdale Apartments NE.................................2:30–3:15 pm Woodell/Scenicview NE..................................... 9:15–10 am Literacy on the Lawn (Stadium Park on 12th)....10:30–11:30 am Aberdeen Allotment NW.............................. 12:45–1:45 pm Brookshire Hills NW..................................................2–3 pm Southgate Shopping Center SW ............... 5:30–7:30 pm

5710 12th St. NW Canton, OH 44708 330.477.8482

WEDNESDAYS

Mon–Thu................. 9 am–8 pm Fri.............................. 9 am–6 pm Sat............................ 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

216 Hartford Ave. SE Canton, OH 44707 330.452.9014

Wilmot on Lawnfield SW......................................... 9–10 am Bender Woods NW..............................................2:15–3 pm Danbury Glen Allotment NW.......................9:30–10:30 am Heritage Glen Allotment NW........................... 11–11:45 am Pepper Tree Allotment NW.......................... 12:45–1:45 pm Enclave Allotment NW..............................................2–3 pm Fisher Foods on Harrison SW .................... 5:30–7:30 pm

Madge Youtz

2921 Mahoning Rd. NE Canton, OH 44705 330.452.2618

FRIDAYS

Sandy Valley

Mayfield Manor SW..............................................9–9:45 am Linwood Apartments SW...................................... 10–11 am Skyline Terrace Apartments SE.......................... 1:30–3 pm Waco at Smith Waco Market SE........... 11:30 am–12:15 pm Walker School SE................................................. 1:15–2 pm Vienna Woods SW...........................................2:30–3:15 pm

9754 Cleveland Ave. SE Magnolia, OH 44643 330.866.3366 Mon and Tue.........10 am–8 pm Wed–Fri.................10 am–6 pm Sat..........................10 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

Bookmobile Activities Pets are People Too

July 17–21

The Great Outdoors

Friends and Family Forever

June 12–16

Take Time to Recycle

June 19–23

Rescue the Endangered

July 10–14

1803 Schneider St. NE Canton, OH 44721 330.494.3399

Mon–Thu................. 9 am–8 pm* Fri.............................. 9 am–6 pm* Sat............................ 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

East Canton

224 N. Wood St. East Canton, OH 44730 330.488.1501 Mon–Tue.................. 9 am–8 pm Wed–Fri................... 9 am–6 pm Sat..........................10 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

DeHoff Memorial

THURSDAYS

Kindness Counts

Plain Community

Perry Sippo

Carriage Hill Apartments NW.............................9–9:45 am Woodlawn Village NW......................................... 1–1:45 pm Village Towers NW....................................................2–3 pm Family Life Summer Food Program SE................... 12–1 pm Waynesburg Shopping Centre SE ............. 5:30–7:30 pm

July 3, 5, 6, 7

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Lake Community 565 Market Ave. SW Uniontown, OH 44685 330.877.9975

North

189 25th St. NW Canton, OH 44709 330.456.4356 Mon–Thu................. 9 am–8 pm Fri.............................. 9 am–6 pm Sat............................ 9 am–5 pm Sun..................................... Closed

Closed May 29 (Memorial Day) and July 4 (Independence Day). Closed on Sundays from May 21 to Labor Day. *Opens at 7:30 am through June 2, and at 9 am during Plain Local summer break.

Puppet Show

July 24–28

Be a Friend of the Library

Evening Stop Crafts will be weekdays 5:30–7:30 pm, Jun 12–Jul 20.

The Friends of the Library (FOL) are dedicated volunteer groups whose mission is to aid the Library through sponsoring events, funding special Library projects, offering scholarship funds for staff, and much more. Ask at your local branch or visit StarkLibrary.org/FOL for more information.

Mobile Services Closings: All stops are closed May 29 & July 4. All day stops are closed August 21–September 4, but night stops remain open. 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. For activity details and non-public schedule, please visit StarkLibrary.org/mobileservices. Night Stop

BOOK SALES

June 26–30

DeHoff Memorial Branch

Jun 2–Aug 31 | 10 am–6 pm

Lake Community Branch

Wed Jun 14 | 5:30–7:30 pm (Members Only. Memberships may be purchased at door.) Thurs Jun 15 | 9 am–7:30 pm Fri Jun 16 | 9 am–5:30 pm Sat Jun 17 | 9 am–1 pm

Main Library

Sat Jun 3, Sat Jul 1 (Bag Day), Tues Jul 25 (Educators Only)​, Sat Aug 12 | 10 am–4 pm

Perry Sippo Branch

Sat Jun 10 | 9 am–4 pm Bag Sale. Fill a bag for $2.00.


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Passports at the Library?! Introducing a SMARTER way to get your passport. Applying for a passport used to be a hassle, but now it doesn’t have to be. At Stark County District Library, we’ve made it easy to get or renew your passport when and where it’s most convenient for you. We offer:

 Four convenient locations  Extended evening and weekend hours  One stop for passport and photo services Get more info at StarkLibrary.org/passport or call for an appointment Perry Sippo Branch 330.477.8482

Lake Community Branch 330.877.9975

Main Library Branch 330.452.0665

Plain Community Branch 330.494.3399

Have you heard the news? Here at Stark County District Library, we’re reimagining what it means to be a library. It’s all a part of being what we call The Smart Store®.

Smart Store Guide Summer 2017  

A free library events publication produced by the Stark County District Library in Canton, Ohio.

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