Re|imagine South Central Stark

Library Service in South Central Stark Re|imagined

Sandy Valley Branch to be Relocated

The Stark Library Board of Trustees recently announced the relocation of the Sandy Valley Branch to Southgate Shopping Center in Canton South, in order to provide Library services to a greater number of patrons. This announcement came after many months of research, data collection and analysis, and meetings with community leaders and patrons.

The New Southgate Branch will include:


  • Enhanced A/V technology
  • Electrical outlets and powered furniture for device charging
  • Children’s interactive tables and furniture
  • Self-check stations
  • Interactive, touchscreen catalogs in public areas

Comfortable and flexible spaces

  • An enclosed study room with wall monitors
  • Updated meeting room
  • New carpeting, paint, and flooring
  • Wall quotes submitted by patrons and staff
  • New, enclosed study room and collaboration areas
  • New, varied furniture types with increased durability, accessibility and flexibility
  • Updated bathroom facilities

Safety and security

  • Lower shelving to allow for better sightlines
  • Energy efficient lighting inside and out
  • Improved ADA compliance throughout the system
  • New security cameras
  • Sound quality improvements to reduce noise

Sandy Valley Branch

The Sandy Valley Branch will remain open normal hours during the transition.

Hours & Information

Closed until 9:00am today

Regular Hours

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 8:00PM

9:00AM - 6:00PM

9:00AM - 6:00PM

9:00AM - 5:00PM

9:00AM - 5:00PM


Branch Phone: (330) 866-3366
Branch Manager: Alyssa Bender

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