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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
  • One Book One Community

    Stark County

    This fall Stark County residents will be invited to join together in reading the same book, attending special events where the book’s issues will be discussed, and participating in book discussions throughout the community. Read More

  • Fall 2015 Events

    Smart Scene is Available at all Library Locations

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

  • Teen Art Contest

    Theme: Making a New Reality

    From October 10–24, enter your art in one of the following categories: painting, drawing, or other.  Read More

  • Meet the Author of Disney U, Doug Lipp

    November 11, Canton Palace Theatre

    Come hear how Disney University develops the world's most engaged, loyal, and customer-centric employeesReserve Your Free Tickets Now

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