Thanksgiving Hours

The Massillon Public Library will close at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The Barry Askren Memorial Branch in Navarre will be closed on Thursday, November 26. 

The Pam S. Belloni Branch, located at the Fairless Elementary School in Brewster, will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27.

Santa Claus to Visit Library

On Tuesday, December 8, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Santa Claus will be stopping by the Massillon Public Library’s Reading Room to meet boys and girls of all ages. Share your Christmas wish list with Santa, and make sure to bring your own camera to capture the memory!

This free event is being sponsored by the Massillon Public Library and the Downtown Massillon Association.

Family Christmas Program

The Children's Department will present the 29th annual Family Christmas program on Monday, December 7 at 6:45 p.m. and on  Tuesday, December 8 at 6:45 p.m.   

On DVD - November 2015

Welcome to the November 2015 edition of the On DVD newsletter. If you see anything you like, be sure to follow the catalog links to place titles of interest on hold.

Historical Fiction Book Club to Discuss "The American Heiress"

On Tuesday, December 1, at 6:00 p.m., the Massillon Public Library's Historical Fiction Book Club will discuss "The American Heiress" by Daisy Goodwin.

The Historical Fiction Book Club is free and open to the public. The library invites members of the community to read this book, then join others for an hour of relaxed discussion. For more information or to reserve your copy of the book, contact the Reference desk at 330.832.9831, ext. 312.


2nd Saturday

Stop in any time between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 12 to make decorative filled ornaments for the holidays. No registration required. Children age ten and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

For more information, contact the Children's Department at 330-832-5037.  

Food For Fines

From November 16 through December 15, the Massillon Public Library, its branches, and the bookmobile will accept non-perishable food items and/or new school supplies in lieu of fines. This fine forgiveness is for all overdue fines on your library record. Collection fees and charges for lost or damaged items are not covered through this drive. 

Free Movies, Music, TV, eBooks & Comics

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.  

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