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Be a Nutmeg Reader at the Canton Public Library! Sign up HERE to earn collectible book badges as rewards for reading the 2023 Nutmegs. Once you have signed up, you will be able to request a book quiz for any book you have read on the Elementary, Intermediate or Middle School Nutmeg lists for 2023.…Read more ›
Come join the Canton Public Library's Writers Group, led by our Writer-in-Residence and local author, Shona Bradbury. The group will meet every Monday from 1:00-2:30pm. Write-in sessions will consist of networking, timed blocks of quiet writing time using the Pomodoro method, and sharing of excerpts and writing goals. Please register on this page or by…Read more ›
Drop in on Tuesdays between 10:30 and 11:30 am. Sue Tarinelli, our resident artist, designs a new art project for children of all ages to complete here at the library with their grownup. Drop in and get creative each week, with all supplies provided and an artistic guiding hand to help learn new skills! A…Read more ›
Explore crafts of all kinds: knitting projects, perler beads, friendship bracelets, hand stamped and illustrated lettering, and more. We provide project ideas, extra help, and all materials needed. Work on your own projects too. Drop by, chill and create. For anyone in grades 4-12; Free.
Drop in on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Start early and let us help you grow your reader! We’ll sing, talk, read, and play with your baby and you. Using nursery rhymes, fingerplays, baby signs, short books we read together, plus bounces and bubbles, Children’s Librarian Heather Baker will provide 45 minutes of "library time" to build…Read more ›
Homework Helpers is a free after-school service run by the Canton High School National Honor Society. Each Wednesday a member, or two, of the National Honor Society will be available in the teen section to help younger students with their schoolwork. Drop in or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a session.
Drop in on Thursdays at 10:30. Story time is our favorite time of the week! For kids aged 3 and up with a parent/caregiver, siblings also welcome. Join Ms. Heather for books, rhymes, songs and games and we’ll introduce your preschoolers to language, literature, and the library. We'll end every week with an art project…Read more ›
Discover all kinds of games you can play without electronics in a free afternoon of fun with Teen Librarian Meghan Glasgow. Try some favorites: Sorry, Wig Out, Guess Who, Uno, or Sleeping Queens. Or some more recent additions: Scattergories, Sequence, Yahtzee, and Rummikub. For students in grades 4-12; drop-in. If it's new to you, we'll…Read more ›
FREE Drop in on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. A musical story time adventure for toddlers and their grownups! We’ll be introducing children ages 1.5 through age 3 and their loved ones to language, literature, and the library through songs, rhymes, stories, and games. Parents and caregivers are heartily encouraged to play and sing along, and…Read more ›
Hey, all you cool cats and kittens, when it comes to being groovy, Pete the Cat knows where it's at! Do a "Cool Cat Chant", stomp your feet and boogie on down to a funky beat. Use your groovy imagination and get ready for a treat, in this out-of-sight music adventure with Michele and her…Read 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.