Genealogical Society Presents "The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader"

On Wednesday, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. guest speaker Kathleen Wieschaus-Voss, Exhibit Curator at Canton Museum of Art, will present “The Legacy of Ferdinand A. Brader” during the monthly meeting of the Massillon Genealogical Society.

Genealogy Workshop

On Friday, October 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Massillon Public Library will host a Basic Genealogy Workshop in the library’s Second Floor Meeting Room. 

H.P. Lovecraft Mythos Book Club

The H.P. Lovecraft Mythos Book Club will meet on Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Meeting Room. This session will include a discussion of the story "The Tomb."

Children’s Display Case

Kids, do you have a fun, interesting, or unique collection that you would like to show off? Lego figures, tractors, key chains, or trolls? We would love to display your collection in the double-sided display case in the Children’s room at the Massillon Public Library. Displays will change every two weeks to show different collections.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

On Saturday, October 11, any time from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Massillon Public Library invites children in grades K through 6 to enter the library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest, with their own pumpkin, decorated at home to look like their favorite children's book character.

Choose Kind Open House

Every minute of every day, people make choices in how to treat those we encounter in life. We can choose to be kind or we can choose to be cruel. Wonder by R.J. Palacio poignantly shows readers of all ages how our own words and actions are capable of building up or breaking down the human spirit. On Saturday, October 11 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Massillon Public Library will host Choose Kind Open House, a family program for all ages.

Zombies, Crafts & Games

As part of Massillon’s annual Zombie Walk on Saturday, October 11, staff of the Massillon Public Library will host a kids’ craft and games at Duncan Plaza from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Zombie Walk will begin with the “Thriller” dance at Duncan Plaza at 6:00 p.m. and wend its way through downtown to the library front lawn where “Thriller” will be repeated at 7:30 p.m.