Travel Talk on Iceland with Gerri Griswold at Canton Library

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m., join Gerri Griswold for a Zoom travel program, “Iceland through My Heart.” “Fifty-two trips to our beloved neighbor up north and each one feels like the first!” It’s evident that Gerri Griswold is head-over-heels in love with Iceland. Spend quality time with her as she takes youRead more ›

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

Russia has launched a significant military invasion of Ukraine, one of its neighbors to the southwest, a major escalation to a conflict that began in 2014.  As the situation develops, many of us are scrambling to understand.  Why is Putin pursuing war with Ukraine? What are the historical origins of the conflict? What triggered thisRead more ›

Vietnam – The Tonkin Gulf Incident – August 1964-CANCELLED

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

The Canton Public Library presents two programs in observance of  National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The first of these takes place Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 PM, when we welcome Connecticut historian Arthur Gottlieb for “The Tonkin Gulf Incident – August 1964.” Until August of 1964, U.S. involvement in Vietnam was mostly in the background.Read more ›

Houseplants – Successful Indoor Gardening

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

  One of the few positive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting isolation has been an increase in the number of people who have purchased or “adopted” houseplants.  If you’re one of those plant newbies, or even if you’re an “expert”, please join us Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 pm for our presentationRead more ›

Living with Connecticut’s White-Tailed Deer – a Talk at Canton Public Library

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

Come to a free, in-person program at Canton Public Library all about white-tailed deer and how to co-exist with them, given by Paul Colburn, Master Wildlife Conservationist. The “White-Tailed Deer in Connecticut” presentation focuses on the history of this common animal and an overview of its habitat, diet, behavior, and reproduction. Attendees will also hearRead more ›

Inclement weather policy: If Canton schools or afterschool activities are cancelled for weather-related reasons, so too are events for teens and children at the Canton Public Library. The library is often still open, please contact us with questions or concerns at 860.693.5800.

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