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THE SMART STORE™ has several convenient locations to help meet your needs. We even have our Smart Bookmobiles who bring their services to your neighborhood. Stop by one of our locations and see what all we can offer.


Holiday Closings: 2015 - January 2016

  • Thursday, January 1, New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Day
  • Sunday, April 5, Easter Sunday
  • Sunday, May 10, Mother's Day
  • Monday, May 25, Memorial Day
  • Saturday, July 4, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7, Labor Day
  • Wednesday, November 11, Staff Day
  • Wednesday, November 25, Thanksgiving Eve (Library System Closes at 6:00 pm)
  • Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving Day
  • Thursday, December 24, Christmas Eve Day
  • Friday, December 25, Christmas Day
  • Thursday, December 31, New Year's Eve Day
  • Friday, January 1 2016, New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 18 2016, Martin Luther King Day


Most locations offer: 

  • Almanacs, print and online
  • 'Ask a Reference Librarian'
  • Audio books online and on CD
  • Award winning books, movies, and music
  • Bestsellers
  • Books
  • Book Discussion Groups for all ages
  • Book drops
  • Business journals
  • CD-Roms
  • Children's materials
  • Credit/debit card payment for fees/fines in person or online
  • Downloadable books and audio books
  • DVDs
  • E-books
  • Educator resources
  • Encyclopedias, print and online
  • Fax machine
  • Golden Buckeye Card signup
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Internet Access
  • Kids' computers
  • Large print collections
  • Latest Releases
  • Library ard signup in person or online
  • Magazines
  • Maps, print and online
  • Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Newspapers
  • Notary
  • Photocopier/printer in black & white & color
  • Pick up/drop off at any Stark County District Library location
  • Place a hold and renew in person or online
  • Public programs for kids, teens, and adults
  • Public computers w/ Microsoft Office Suite and Internet access
  • Reference collections
  • Research support
  • Research databases
  • Story times
  • Tax forms and information
  • Teacher collections
  • Teens materials
  • Telephone books, print and online
  • Trained library staff
  • Used Book Sales
  • Videos
  • Voter registration
  • Wireless Internet Access





  • 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.

  • LEGO® Club

    Find one near you!

    Imagine, create and build with LEGO bricks, which will be provided. Find a LEGO® Club near you.

  • Gardening Programs

    Get ready for Spring with your Library!

    We have free programs about shade gardens with Master Gardener Rita Mullet, and all about edible weeds with Master Gardener Rudy Moyer, and Joan Wiseman will address the method known as rotation gardening. Click for a list of free gardening programs.


    Children and teens: Challenge yourself to reading 40 days in a row this summer, and win prizes and giveaways for your progress! Get more info here or at your favorite library.

  • BikeSmart

    Stark County's Bike Share Program

    Yes, it's true. Your Stark County District Library has bike's you can borrow FREE for all library cardholders.

  • Summer Concert Series

    at the Exploration Gateway

    Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and live music FREE at the Perry Sippo Branch and Exporation Gateway this summer.

  • Meet Linda Castillo

    New York Times bestselling author

    New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book, an Amish mystery thriller that takes place in Holmes County. Books will be available for purchase.

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