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So far, the response to Summer Reading has been fantastic! We’re well on our way to reaching our community reading goal of 500,000 minutes read, and the last I looked, we were right around 800 people registered. Considering everything is different this year, and all online, we’re thrilled with the response. Really, we’ve always loved […]

We are working hard to create content and meet your needs during this stay-at-home time, but we’re still making time to get lost in our favorite shows too! Looking for something to watch? We’re here to offer our favorite binge worthy picks! Christina Most importantly, I finished the final season of Schitt’s Creek, which I […]

  As most of us are currently working and learning from home, sometimes finding things to fill the hours in the day, and the requirements of bosses and teachers, can be tricky. One thing you might want to try with your library card is Lynda.com, found on our Online Classes for Adults page. Lynda.com has […]

Here at the library, we love streaming video at the best of times, but right now it’s one of our very favorite things. Did you know that your library card gets you access to Acorn TV, famous for its selection of British TV? Well, guess what? You do! The process can be a little tricky, […]

Adult and Teen Librarian, Elizabeth, shares more information about listening to audiobooks with Libby or Hoopla A book I just finished on our library app, Libby, was Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Dear Evan Hansen was first created as a musical and is a Tony Award […]

  It is important to still stay in contact with friends, family, and loved ones during this time. You can send a quick text, email, or pick up the phone and actually give them a call! Depending on what phone you have, FaceTime is another wonderful option to stay connected, and it has been one […]

Databases. Now there’s a word to put the average person to sleep. However, I am here to convince you that it is, in point of fact, one of the most exciting words in the English language. You see, databases, when you’re talking about something you get from your library, is just a code word for […]

If there were ever a great time to read a new book (new to you anyway), this is it. Below, we share what some of our staff members have been reading since the stay at home order was implemented. Elizabeth, NCPL Librarian Working at the reference desk, I frequently get asked to put the newest […]

kind·ness /ˈkīn(d)nəs/ noun the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate Kindness comes in all sizes. Something as simple as saying thank you to the grocery store clerk can go a long way these days. There are so many ways to help right now. If you join the Stark Cares Covid-19 Community Network on Facebook, […]

Health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health are encouraging people who don’t feel great to stay home. This is always a pretty good idea, but with Coronavirus, aka Covid-19, floating around, it’s probably more important than usual. But just because you’re at home, that doesn’t mean […]