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Press Releases & Board Reports

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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Bernie Kosar Kicks-off 3rd Season of Library’s Speaking of Books Author Series

August 27, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Join Stark Library for the return of the Dr. Audrey Lavin Speaking of Books Author Series.

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Stark Library Distributes over 11,000 Books to Summer Readers

August 24, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Stark Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge was a success—over 6,250 participants read a combined total of 158,395 days!

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields to Host Special Story Time at Library

July 31, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) – Join Will Shields, Pro Football Hall of Famer and guard for the Kansas City Chiefs, for a special story time at Stark Library on...

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Mary Ellen Icaza Named New CEO/Executive Director of Stark Library

June 25, 2018 (Canton, Ohio) –The Stark Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Mary Ellen Icaza as the library’s new CEO/Executive Director.

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