Monday Book Discussion Group

On Monday, September 25, the Monday Book Discussion Groups will talk about My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor.

Student Chess Club

On Friday, September 29, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. the library invites students in grades 1-12 to come and play the game of chess. Library staff members will be on hand to teach those who do not know how to play the game. Those who already know how to play are invited to bring some friends and challenge them! Stop in anytime between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. Kids in grades 3 or below must be accompanied by an adult.

The Dreaded Snake Oil Salesman

On Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library and Spring Hill Historic Home invite the public to attend The Dreaded Snake Oil Salesman with guest speaker Amanda Sedlak-Hevener. Come hear about the history of snake oil and the unusual, harmful, and just downright useless medicines that were touted around the country to cure all sorts of ailments.

The public is invited to attend this free program to be held in the Massillon Public Library’s auditorium. No registration is required.

Barry Askren Branch Library Presents First Ladies Program

On Tuesday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m., the Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library will present "First Ladies National Historical Site and its Contents."

Writing Your Own Obituary

On Wednesday, October 4, at 6:30 p.m., "You Are Not Quite Dead Yet: Writing Your Own Obituary" will be presented by Massillon Public Library Genealogy Specialist Jill Wingard during the monthly meeting of the Massillon Genealogical Society.

This program will help you consider what you should include in your obituary that family members might overlook (or purposefully leave out), as well as the information about yourself that you want your descendants to know.

Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Massillon Public Library’s FALL Book Sale will be held Thursday, October 5; Friday, October 6; and Saturday, October 7, 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 and teen books.