Community Survey for Strategic Planning

The Massillon Public Library is planning to serve you now and in the future. Help us serve you better! With your (optional) contact information, you will be entered in a drawing for a Giant Eagle gift card.

Library Closed on Memorial Day

The Massillon Public Library and its branches (Barry Askren Memorial Branch in Navarre and Pam S. Belloni Branch in Brewster) will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no Bookmobile stops on Memorial Day. All branches and services will resume their normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 30.

For more information, contact the library at 330-832-9831.

PRISM Award Recipients Announced

The Massillon Public Library has announced the winners of its prestigious PRISM awards. The 29th annual presentation honored Performance Recognition ISchools of Massillon, spotlighting outstanding leadership, citizenship, scholarship and other noteworthy accomplishments.

A Letter from the Director


Sometimes this column can be bright and cheery, but the news this month and its impact on the library is very unhappy indeed.

Meditation Discussion Group

The Massillon Public Library hosts Meditation on the first and third Tuesday of each month led by guest presenter Gwen Miller. As a prelude to each session, a beginners’ introduction will be provided at 6:30 p.m. At 6:45, the group will meditate together and then move into that night's topic.

Book News

Click HERE to see this month's Book News selections and sign up for the lists.



Jazz Tuesdays

Next concert: Tuesday, May 30
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The popular Jazz Tuesday concert series, co-sponsored by the Massillon Public Library, is free and open to the public. Concerts are held on the last Tuesday of the month from March through October at the Massillon Senior Center (39 Lincoln Way West) from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Bring your instrument and join in, if you wish!