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:

Paws to Read

On Tuesday, February 10, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library to “sit, stay, and read” to patient listeners. 

2nd Saturday Event: Valentine's Day Garland

On Saturday, February 14, the Massillon Public Library will present Valentine’s Day Garland, a 2nd Saturday event for all ages.

Genealogical Society Presents "8,000 Miles in an Hour"

On Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30 p.m., guest speakers Ron and Barb Amburgey will present "8,000 Miles in an Hour" during the February monthly meeting of the Massillon Genealogical Society.

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.  

H.P. Lovecraft Mythos Book Club

Wednesday, February 4
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The H.P. Lovecraft Mythos Book Club meets in the Second Floor Meeting Room. The February meeting will feature a discussion of the story "Beyond the Wall of Sleep."


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

Junior Friends

Next meeting:  Tuesday, February 10
6:30 p.m.

The Junior Friends is a community service organization of local teens that has been helping the Library since 1998. The group meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month, in the Second Floor Meeting Room of the Main Library. Membership is open to all students in grades 7 through 12.