Massillon community, we need your help.
The main building of the Massillon Public Library was constructed in 1936 and features a Greek Revival style entrance with four Corinthian columns. The building is considered an iconic landmark of the community. Unfortunately, those columns are now in dire need of replacement, a project that is expected to cost the library $57,000.
The next session of Story Times will begin on June 10. Family Story Time, for all ages, will be on Monday evenings from 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Children may wear pajamas if they wish as they enjoy stories, creative movement, games and even parachute play! Little Listeners Story Time, for children ages 2-5, will be on Wednesdays from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. and features lively tales and participatory activities.
The Children’s Department of the Massillon Public Library invites children of all ages through those entering sixth grade to experience On Your Mark, Get Set...READ! by joining the Summer Reading Program.
On Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m., the Massillon Dixieland Jazz Band will present a live concert at the Massillon Senior Center, 39 Lincoln Way West.
The popular Jazz Tuesday concert series, co-sponsored by the Massillon Public Library, is free and open to the public. Bring your instrument and join in, if you wish!
The Massillon Public Library invites you to attend the unveiling of a plaque in memory of genealogist Jean Adkins and the re-naming of the Local History and Genealogy Room in her honor. The brief ceremony will take place in the library auditorium at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, immediately prior to the Massillon Genealogical Society meeting at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.