Massillon library to host 'The Negro Leagues in Ohio' presentation

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MASSILLON – The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E, will host the presentation "The Negro Leagues in Ohio" from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 2 in the library’s auditorium.

The guest speaker will be Leslie Heaphy, associate professor of history at Kent State University Stark Campus and author of "The Negro Leagues 1869-1960."

The program is free and open to the public. It is presented in partnership with the Massillon Local History and Genealogy Society. A society meeting will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Visit www.massillonlibrary.org to register. Registration is required for the program and ends at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31.

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