Monday, January 26

The Pam S. Belloni Branch, located in Fairless Elementary School, is CLOSED today due to inclement weather. 

Askren Branch to Host Author Marlene C. Miller

On Tuesday, January 27, at 4:00 p.m., the Barry Askren Branch Library will host Marlene C. Miller, author of Grace Leads Me Home for a special author visit.

Monday Book Discussion Group

On Monday, January 26, the Monday Book Discussion Groups will talk about "The Girls of Atomic City" by Denise Kiernan.

An afternoon book discussion will take place at 12:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Meeting Room. An evening discussion about the same book will be held in the Second Floor Meeting Room at 6:00 p.m. Copies of book discussion titles are available at the Massillon Public Library’s Reference Desk. This program is free and no registration is required.

Anime Club

Next session: Tuesday, January 27 
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Massillon Public Library Anime Club gets together periodically to watch anime on the big screen, while indulging in Japanese snacks!

Open to teens in grades 7-12. For more information, contact Emily Hisey at 330.832.9831, ext. 321.

Take Your Child to the Library Day

It’s almost here! On January 31, 2015 we're celebrating the fourth annual Take Your Child to the Library Day. Everyone is invited to stop by anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for special activities with a Dr. Seuss theme to encourage families to visit and borrow library materials.

Planned events include:

Winter Story Time

The next five-week session of Story Times will begin the week of January 12 and run through February 12, featuring stories, rhymes and finger plays.  

Free Streaming Movies, Music and TV

Massillon Public Library, in its commitment to offer cutting edge services to its patrons, is proud to add hoopla to the list of services available 24/7 from the library’s website.  


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