Growing Together Open House

The Children’s Department invites children and adults to a Growing Together Open-House on Tuesday, October 4, from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. as part of the county-wide “One Book, One Community” program series for 2016.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!

The Children’s Department of the Massillon Public Library invites kids and their caregivers to participate in a new early literacy initiative called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Library, Branches, and Bookmobile Closed on Monday, October 10

The Massillon Public Library, Barry Askren Branch in Navarre, Pam S. Belloni Branch in Brewster and the Bookmobile will all be closed on Monday, October 10 for a Staff Enrichment Day.

All library locations will reopen at their normal operating hours on Tuesday, October 11. For more information, please contact the library at 330-832-9831, ext. 311.

Friends of Massillon Public Library to Hold Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Massillon Public Library’s annual book sale will be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 6, 7, and 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On sale at bargain prices will be books for adults, young adults and children, recorded books, CDs, DVDs, and MUCH MORE, with a concentration of hardback novels.

This sale will be held at a NEW LOCATION, in the library’s garage, across the street from the library at Lincoln Way & 2nd Street S.E. (directly across from the Firehouse Grille). Look for signs!

3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Lorax pumpkinChildren in grades K through 6 are invited to enter the library’s 3rd Annual Decorate a Pumpkin to Look Like a Book Character Contest!

Children may enter one pumpkin that is decorated to look like their favorite children's book character. Pumpkins should be decorated at home using materials such as paint, beads, construction paper, feathers, markers, glitter, buttons. ABSOLUTELY NO CARVINGS PERMITTED!