Leaders in giving special soiree


OCTOBER 17, 2023

5 to 6 p.m

Canton Palace Theatre Balcony
605 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44702

The event will take place prior to Stark Library’s Evening with Stephanie Land. A New York Times bestselling memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. 

Join us for a VIP cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres & drinks provided. Hear from Stephanie Land, the author of instant New York Times bestseller Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, the basis for the hit Netflix series of the same name, joins us to recount her harrowing saga as a single mom navigating the bureaucratic nightmare of living below the poverty line.

At age 28, Land’s dream of attending college and becoming a writer is deferred when she and her seven month-old flee a violent home and move into a homeless shelter, lacking any form of reliable safety net.

For more information about the Stark Library event visit starklibrary.bibliocommons.com/events

We would like to thank everyone who has shown interest and has registered for our event. Unfortunately, registration for this event has now closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to seeing you at our future events.


5 - 6:00 pm
United Way reception

5:45 pm
Doors open to the public – ushers will seat attendees on the main level first, and then balcony as needed.

6 - 6:30 pm
Enjoy appetizers and beverages 
May begin taking seats on the balcony 

6:30 pm
Welcome and Introduction of Stephanie Land

6:35 pm
Stephanie Land's presentation

7:10 pm
Audience Q and A

7:30 pm
Book signing 


Please be advised that the historic Canton Palace Theatre does not have an elevator for this reception. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Admission to Stephanie Land's presentation is included with registration.