(June 17, 2013) A reminder that the library will close at 5:00 pm this Wednesday, June 19, in anticipation of the Minerva Homecoming Parade which forms up on the streets surrounding the library.
(June 17,2013) The library's summer book sale runs all this week through Saturday, June 22. Books for all ages and interests are for sale at attractive prices: including a big selection of cooking, gardening, home improvement, automotive, and craft books, as well as history, sports, fiction, and children's books. Proceeds support library programs and the purchase of new library materials this year for you to check out and enjoy.
(June 12, 2013) Book Blast Summer Reading Program, Friday, June 14, 12-1 pm. FREE LUNCH FOR ALL KIDS. Enjoy stories while you eat plus fun & exciting special guests! This week, our guest Marissa Dubina will help us delve into the Realm of the Reptile and learn about snakes and other reptiles. She will bring several varieties of live reptiles that children will be able to touch if they want! Register at the Youth Desk. Children 4 years old through 4th grade receive a reading record when they sign up. Each five books checked out of the library means a chance to win weekly prizes! Parents, grandparents are encouraged to attend. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Come celebrate our 100th year of Reading at Minerva Public Library!
The Canton Regional Chapter of SCORE in partnership with the Stark County Community Foundation will present a workshop for nonprofit organizations here at the library on Wednesday, June 19 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Topics covered include structuring a board of trustees, developing a business plan, structuring a marketing plan, establishing outcomes and performance indicators, complying with IRS requirements, and financing and budgeting. Registration is required. Call SCORE at 330-244-3280 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.