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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
  • Tech Tuesdays

    Main Library

    SCDL Technology Trainers and IT Specialists present various technology "I didn't know you could do that" demonstrations at each session. Click here to see what we'll be talking about.

  • Smart Scene is here!

    Summer 2015 Program Guide

    The latest Smart Scene is here! Find fun and FREE activities at your library. Pick up a copy at your nearest SCDL location or read it online.

  • Minecraft Mondays

    Perry Sippo Branch

    Grades 4–8: Bring your device and join with others to build cool, new biomes in Minecraft worlds. Must have Minecraft app and WiFi enabled device. Click for dates and more information.

  • Gardening Programs

    Get ready for Spring with your Library!

    We have free programs with Cindy Petitti, a Master Gardener from Petitti Garden Center, and Jill Manda of Manda's Plant Farm, and our Annual Plant Swap. Register today for these free programs.

  • Heirloom Seed Bank

    Main Library

    The Stark County District Library is a Seed Sharing Library, a resource for distributing free heirloom seeds to the community. Seeds are provided through the Master Gardeners of Stark County and OSU Extension Services.

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