Poetry Read-In

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Massillon Public Library invites all local poetry lovers to the ninth annual Poetry Read-In on Tuesday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Reading Room.

Monday Book Clubs to Discuss "Defending Jacob"

The Massillon Public Library invites readers to join one of TWO Book Club meetings on Monday, April 27 at noon or 6:00 p.m. to discuss "Defending Jacob" by William Landay.

Paws to Read

Paws To Read On Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Free Movie: Dead Poets Society

On Saturday, May 9, at 2:00 p.m., the public is invited to the Massillon Public Library for a free showing of the film Dead Poets Society. This 2nd Saturday event is part of The Big Read 2015, featuring the book "Old School" by Tobias Wolff.

Original 1894 Map of Stark County on Display at the Library

The Massillon Public Library announces a very generous gift to the library collection in memory of Ida Michelle “Mikie” Pierce Bolls, a lifelong Massillon resident who passed away on January 27, 2011, at age 50.

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.  

MUZZY Language Learning

MUZZY is an internationally recognized language learning program created for children. It has won numerous awards and has grown to include eight world languages, classroom materials, books, toys and more.


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, May 12
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 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.