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Press Releases & Board Reports

Library Board Awards Bid for Jackson Branch to Local Contractor

November 21, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – At the most recent Board meeting on Tuesday, November 20, the Stark Library Board of Trustees selected Fred Olivieri Construction Company, of North Canton,...

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Stark Library a “Star Library” For Fourth Consecutive Year

Stark Library has again been recognized in the Library Journal’s annual list of top-rated “star libraries.” Star Libraries are the best of the best, representing the top 1% of all...

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2018 Family Holiday Events at Stark Library

November 14, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Stark Library is celebrating the 2018 holiday season with several events for all age groups at branch locations in Stark County.

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Voters Say No to Issue 4

November 7, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Issue 4, an eight year 2.2-mill levy projected to provide more than half of the library’s operating budget, was rejected by voters on Tuesday night.

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BikeSmart Surpasses 11,000 Rides in Fourth Season

October 23, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – BikeSmart, Stark County’s bike sharing network, has passed a milestone 10,000 rides in its fourth season.As of October 2019, the network had been used...

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Library Board Approves Resolution to Seek Bids for Jackson Branch

October 18, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – At the most recent Board meeting on Tuesday, October 16, the Stark Library Board of Trustees passed a resolution to open bids for construction...

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Canton Repository Endorses Issue 4

When ranking communities on “quality of life” indexes, the entity creating the report typically gives significant weight to such taxpayer-supported assets as schools, parks and libraries...

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Library of the Future

It’s about bringing the 10-location Stark County District Library system into the modern era, advocates say. It’s time to modernize the Stark County District Library system.

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Pete the Cat Author Eric Litwin Visits Stark Library

September 26, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Join Stark Library for a groovin’ good time with Pete the Catauthor Eric Litwin at 10 a.m. on October 5th at the Canton Palace Theatre.

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Vintage Bernie Kosar on target at Palace Theatre

Former Browns great Bernie Kosar thrilled a packed house at the Palace Theatre with a talk that included Browns and life lessons

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