One Book, One Community-Stark County
A Community-Wide Reading Program
The 2014 book selected for One Book, One Community: Stark County is Wonder by R.J. Palacio.
One Book, One Community Special Events
All events are free.
First Friday Event: Bully with special performance by Elec Simon
Friday, October 3 • doors open at 6:00 pm
Musician Elec Simon brings his anti-bullying campaign to First Friday at the Palace Theatre. After the presentation, stay for the movie Bully. Presented in conjunction with the 2014 Canton Film Festival. The movie is rated PG-13.
Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave N, Canton
Stark Kindness Kick-Off
Tuesday, October 7 • 6:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the One Book programs and learn more about this year’s selection, Wonder by R.J. Palacio with performances by the Canton Ballet, New Direction Performing Arts Academy, and the Young People Making It Big student choir from the Arts Academy at Summit.
Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton
Bullying…Its Causes, Effects, and Solutions
Saturday, October 18 • 2:00 pm
Hear stories from a panel of professionals and community members including a former bully as they discuss the long-lasting effects of bullying. Roundtable discussion to follow.
Perry Sippo Branch Library, 5710 12th Street N.W., Canton
The Masks We Wear
Wednesday, October 29 • 6:00 pm
Compassion. Hate. Love. Kindness. Words. Fun. Wonder. Invisibility. What does your mask say? Medical, educational, and mental health professionals will be on hand to address topics such as bullying, self-esteem, differences, and more. Children will have the opportunity to make a mask.
Stark County District Library, Main, 715 Market Ave. N, Canton
One Book, One Community:
Stark County Book Discussions @ Your Library
September 30 • 6:30 p.m.
SCDL North Branch (Family)
October 2 • 6:00 p.m.
SCDL Perry Sippo Branch (Adult)
October 2 • 6:00 p.m.
SCDL Jackson Branch (Adult)
October 6 • 6:00 p.m.
SCDL Sandy Valley Branch (Adult)
October 7 • 6:00 p.m.
SCDL Perry Sippo Branch (Teens)
October 9 • 2:30 p.m.
SCDL Lake Community Branch (Teens)
October 13 • 6:00 p.m.
North Canton Public Library (All Ages)
October 13 • 6:30 p.m.
SCDL Lake Community Branch (Tweens w/parent)
October 13 • 7:00 p.m.
SCDL East Canton Branch (Family)
October 14 • 7:00 p.m.
SCDL East Canton Branch (Adult)
October 15 • Noon and 6:00 pm.
Massillon Public Library (All Ages)
October 16 • 5:00 p.m. SCDL
Plain Community Branch (Adult)
October 16 • 6:00 p.m.
Louisville Public Library (All Ages)
October 22 • 11:00 a.m.
SCDL Madge Youtz Branch (Adult)
October 28 • 5:00 p.m.
SCDL DeHoff Memorial Branch (Adult)
October 28 • 6:00 p.m.
SCDL Plain Community Branch (Tweens)
Date and Time to be Determined • Rodman Public Library
Date and Time to be Determined • Canal Fulton Public Library
For more information about the One Book, One Community-Stark County program, contact Julia Shaheen at 330.458.2645 or by e-mail.
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