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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Stark County District Library (FOL) are dedicated organizations whose mission is to assist and promote the Library through volunteer efforts. The FOL is making a difference in our community as they:

  • Underwrite staff training
  • Provide Staff Appreciation Events
  • Sponsor informative programs and events for members and the public
  • Raise money through used book sales
  • Provide equipment and services outside the library's budget
  • Support "Vote Libraries"
  • Grant scholarships to library employees working toward a MLIS degree
  • Support projects such as The Novel Event and Poetry Month events
  • Promote literacy for infancy to teen

The Stark County District Library has incorporated, 501(c)(3) Friends of the Library groups at:

Booster clubs are active at our other locations, including:

  • East Canton Branch 
  • Sandy Valley Branch
  • Winter 2015-2016 Events

    Smart Scene is Available at all Library Locations

    Discover fun and FREE activities at your library. View Winter Events

  • Celebrate Black History

    Meet local artist Margene May

    Come see the work of local artist Margene May at the DeHoff Memorial Branch in February.
    Black History Month Events

  • Income Tax Help and Information

    Tax season is here and your local library is here to help. Find tax forms and free tax assistance locations here.

  • Planning Your Estate

    Lake Community Branch

    On February 16 at 6:30 pm, Nate Hershman from Edward Jones reveals why everyone needs an estate strategy. Register Now

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