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2024-06-14 11:30:00 2024-06-14 12:00:00 America/New_York Story Time This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years. Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library -

Friday, June 14
11:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-14 11:30:00 2024-06-14 12:00:00 America/New_York Story Time This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years. Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library -

This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years. All Story Times reflect the early literacy initiative, Every Child Ready to Read, offering parents many fun and useful suggestions to help their children gain early skills that lead to reading. No registration is required. Children attending these free programs must be accompanied by an adult.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Story Time |

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Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library

Phone: (330) 791-7061

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 Closed

Upcoming events

Thu, Jun 13, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library
20 minute story time for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Adopt a pet rock to share summer adventures with

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
We love having fun at the library as much as Bluey and her family do too!

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium,Children's Fireplace
Join a team and race around the library, completing fun challenges!
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.

Fri, Jun 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Come see and board our new Bookmobile at the 2024 Central Catholic High School Parking Lot Touch A Truck Event!

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Just in time for Summer Reading! Can you decorate a cake based on a secret theme?
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Using paint and glue, make your own mini wooden birdhouse decoration!
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Listen to informative presentations and music samples played on our turntable covering all music and vinyl related topics.

Tue, Jun 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
June Meeting

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Auditorium
Stark Parks is bringing a couple animals for animal education and visitation.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Have s'more fun at your next campout by creating a simple, easy-to-use s'mores oven, as well as working to create the perfect tent. Pre-K through Grade 6.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Gwen Miller teaches Jyoti meditation techniques every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Sit and meditate in our historic Duncan room and learn relaxation and meditation skills.

Wed, Jun 19, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Genealogy Workshop. Great for Beginners to Advanced!
This event is full

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Join us for a day of outdoor Games!

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Join us every third Wednesday of each month from 2 - 7 p.m. to research and socialize.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jun 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
With a little patience, many designs can be made with Perler Beads - from Disney Princesses to Harry Potter to Marvel & DC Superheroes!

Thu, Jun 20, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library
20 minute story time for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
You are invited to come to the library and read to a furry listener on the third Thursday of each month!

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Have s'more fun at your next campout by creating a simple, easy-to-use s'mores oven, as well as working to create the perfect tent. Pre-K through Grade 6.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teen Lounge
Come and watch a new anime every 3rd Thursday of the month in the Teen Lounge! Program is FREE! Arrive when you can!

Fri, Jun 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Massillon Railroad Club will showcase their O gauge toy train layout for all ages to enjoy! Make a bookmark, have some cowboy-style snacks, and more Old West fun!

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us every fourth Monday of the month for in-depth book discussions on stories you can't put down! Monthly newsletters with author interviews included!

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Have a love of knowledge? Love testing your trivia mettle? Join us every 4th Monday for Kahoot Trivia! Ages 13+ welcome to play.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Genealogy Workshop. Great for Beginners to Advanced!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us as we learn about the planets and the various different living conditions at each one.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Can you help A.C.M.E. find Carmen Sandiego? She's somewhere...in space!
Registration opens Monday, June 17 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Family Fun Night

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Wackadoo, it's a Bluey adventure! Join us for stories, balloon games, crafts, a scavenger hunt, and a dance party with your favorite Heeler dog family.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Singer-songwriter Auntie Kayte (Kayte Deioma) enchants kids entering Grades K-6 in the manner of Mary Poppins, pulling props from a magic treasure chest to turn kids into pirates, princesses & more!

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Watch a recent movie release in our Auditorium. Free popcorn and drinks available! Please see description below for movie titles & ratings.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library
20 minute story time for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Local author Alexxa Burton will read her new book Meet the Cobb Bugs. Learn how to make a fuzzy cobb bug out of yarn and create a small house for it! Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Creative competition for Grades 6-12.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us for a story time designed for children who enjoy structured activities and may need more sensory, social, or emotional support. We will use books, music, and movements to explore our world!

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Enjoy a fun afternoon of games, crafts, prizes. and S’more!

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Join us for a story time designed for children who enjoy structured activities and may need more sensory, social, or emotional support. We will use books, music, and movements to explore our world!

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Get ready to explore outer space with stories from space, activities to become a Jedi, and space food!

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Go on a coding adventure this summer!  In this three-session series, learn to code at your own pace using Fiero code.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Live music from talented locals! Bring your own instrument and JAM! Use our drum set, piano or mics to join the band or hang out and listen to live music with other music enthusiasts.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Presented by Stark Parks

Wed, Jul 03, 9:30am - 10:30am
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Experience how music and literature fit together during this unique event. Following the reading, children can participate in themed activities and learn more about instruments and music!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Belloni Branch Story Walk

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Kids up to Grade 6! Get ready to enter Star Wars Jedi Training Camp! Practice the skills needed to become a Jedi, meet R2D2, create a "lightsaber," and enjoy a Star Wars snack!

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Experience how music and literature fit together during this unique event. Following the reading, children can participate in themed activities and learn more about instruments and music!

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Experience how music and literature fit together during this unique event. Following the reading, children can participate in themed activities and learn more about instruments and music!

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Go on a coding adventure this summer!  In this three-session series, learn to code at your own pace using Fiero code.

Mon, Jul 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Be your own D.J.! Spin vinyl records on our turntable with other music enthusiasts. Answer tough music trivia and win swag. Giveaways available monthly!

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Custom craft your own bar of soap and bath bomb

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Join our Local History & Genealogy Specialist, Christine Bowman, for a free 90-minute one-on-one consultation. (Appointment required)

Wed, Jul 10, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Do they exist? Let's see!

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Join us for a fun-filled presentation on what cryptids are and why people love them. Then, make your own cryptid to tell tales about!

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
It's Cryptids & Monsters Week here at the Massillon Library for Summer Reading. Celebrate by creating your own Mothman painting!
Registration opens Wednesday, June 19 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library - Auditorium
20 minute storytime for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Make this popular craft with us! Perler bead designs of all kinds from Marvel & DC, to anime, Disney, Pokémon, My Hero Academia, Tacos and Bubble Tea! For those entering Grades 6-12.

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Author visit, book reading, and craft

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us for a story time designed for children who enjoy structured activities and may need more sensory, social, or emotional support. We will use books, music, and movements to explore our world!

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Spring Hill Historic Home & Underground Railroad Site
THIS PICNIC IS FREE & OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, & GROUPS WITH AN INTEREST IN HISTORY &/OR GENEALOGY! BRING A DISH TO SHARE & YOUR OWN PLACE SETTINGS.

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Optical Illusion Sand Art

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Is the Massillon Public Library is haunted? Danelle Drexler will share eye-witness accounts and give a tour of Massillon's very own haunted library.

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Is the Massillon Public Library is haunted? Danelle Drexler will share eye-witness accounts and give a tour of Massillon's very own haunted library.