Adult Summer Reading Deadline Extended

Attention Adult Readers: Have you filled out your summer reading BINGO card yet? The deadline to submit a card for prizes has just been extended! You now have until August 15th to complete a Bingo with books you've read over the summer (between June 1st and August 15th).

Free Computer Classes in August

If you have never used a computer and would like help learning, Massillon Public Library is offering a mini-series of free computer classes during the month of August.

The first class will be Microsoft Word, on Monday, August 3, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Those attending will learn how to write and format documents in Microsoft Word 2007.

Library Staff Certified for AED/CPR Thanks to Massillon Rotary Foundation

Thanks to a generous grant from the Massillon Rotary Foundation to the nonprofit Friends of Massillon Public Library, all three branches of the Massillon Public Library plus the Bookmobile now have access to an automatic defibrillator, and twelve staff members from across all the library locations have been certified in CPR and AED operation. This number will increase with additional staff training funded by the library.

Summer Tween Time

This summer, the Children’s Department and the Young Adult Department of the Massillon Public Library will host three special “Tween Time” events as part of the 2015 Summer Reading Program “Every Hero Has a Story!”

Page to Screen Book Club

On Tuesday, August 18, the Page to Screen Book Club will talk about "The Scorch Trials" by James Dashner.

“Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era”

On Wednesday, August 26, at 6:00 p.m. the Massillon Public Library invites the public to attend “Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era,” with guest presenter, Mandy Altimus Pond, archivist at the Massillon Museum.



TumbleBooks are an online collection of read-along, animated titles for children. Hundreds of titles are available through the Tumble Library including:


Family Movie Night

Next Event: Tuesday, August 18
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Family Movie Night is held in the library’s auditorium with limited seating offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The movie begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auditorium doors open at 5:15 p.m. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free refreshments (popcorn, water, soda) are available. Donations accepted.