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Story Time & More

Baby / Toddler

Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.

FAQs

Why is story time important?
With an early introduction to skills such as holding a book or listening to stories, children have a better chance at succeeding in school, which translates into positive outcomes later in life. Our Start Smart initiative focuses on providing the information and tools that parents, caregivers, and educators need to facilitate early literacy development. Early Literacy is the knowledge a child develops about reading and writing before actually learning to read or write. 

What is the role of a parent or caregiver during story time?
A parent or caregiver must remain in the story time area. It is the perfect time to gain awareness of age-appropriate books, music, songs and activities suited for your child.

How can a parent or caregiver make the most of story time?

  • By attending story time regularly.
  • By arriving a few minutes early.
  • By participating when encouraged to do so.
  • By not bringing food or toys.
  • By taking an upset child out of the area until he or she calms down.
  • By talking with your child about the stories afterward.
  • By repeating the story time rhymes and songs at home with your child.

East Canton Branch

eastcanton@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-488-1501

Branch manager
Ann Pukansky

Hours
Mon, Jan 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Tue, Jan 26 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Wed, Jan 27 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jan 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Fri, Jan 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jan 30 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 31 Closed

About the branch
The East Canton Branch is located within the Foltz Community Center. It serves East Canton and surrounding communities.

Upcoming events

Sun, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
https://facebook.com/StarkLibrary
Wonder if that toy is really worth it? What art supply brand really is the best? We... more
Wonder if that toy is really worth it? What art supply brand really is the best? We will help answer those questions and more! Today: Paint Markers!
Register

Mon, Jan 25, 8:45pm - 9:15pm
https://facebook.com/StarkLibrary
Learn to make a Dutch Baby (German Pancake) in about 20 - 30 minutes in this edition... more
Learn to make a Dutch Baby (German Pancake) in about 20 - 30 minutes in this edition of Late Night Baking. It makes the perfect late night snack or early morning breakfast.
Register

Tue, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84788643422?pwd=dFYyYlhZSTE1OFUzQzdtRVpsQWptdz09
Discover the joy of quilting while learning to piece together and sew a flying geese... more
Discover the joy of quilting while learning to piece together and sew a flying geese quilt block. Call 330.458.3150 to reserve a kit while supplies last. Skill level: Beginner sewing skills

Tue, Jan 26, 8:30pm - 9:00pm
https://facebook.com/StarkLibrary
This activity demonstrates the importance of making predictions! What will happen when... more
This activity demonstrates the importance of making predictions! What will happen when you add the soap to the milk? What color will blue and yellow make? Have fun as you watch the colors dance.
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Wed, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82801526973?pwd=NWJxajd5OEx6c2RpTGR4V25WVG9HZz09
Join Kim Kenney on Zoom as she discusses her book, Murder in Stark County, which tells... more
Join Kim Kenney on Zoom as she discusses her book, Murder in Stark County, which tells the story of 8 high profile murders. Kenney will share the stories of the only two female murderers in the book.

Wed, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual/Online Events
Join the team and use your wits to solve all the puzzles in an interactive, digital... more
Join the team and use your wits to solve all the puzzles in an interactive, digital escape room. Do you have what it takes to BREAKOUT? Register to receive your Zoom link.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 01, All day
Community Events
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on... more
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on www.youtube.com/starklibrary.

Mon, Feb 01, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
https://facebook.com/StarkLibrary
Learn how to use a light box to trace images from one source to another. This unique... more
Learn how to use a light box to trace images from one source to another. This unique piece of technology can be used for a lot of different projects! Enjoy the video to learn more.
Register

Tue, Feb 02, All day
Community Events
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on... more
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on www.youtube.com/starklibrary.

Wed, Feb 03, All day
Community Events
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on... more
Call your branch to reserve your craft kit. Watch the instructional video on www.youtube.com/starklibrary.

Wed, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87816920405?pwd=QjNYMU5TVkdGd2JSc0VjMVlEV3NYQT09
The author of 18 books including Valentine trilogy, Big Stone Gap series, & The... more
The author of 18 books including Valentine trilogy, Big Stone Gap series, & The Shoemaker's Wife, Adriana Trigiani will join us virtually to discuss her books and writing style. Q & A will follow.