Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

We honor Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 17th this year . Here are some resources to learn more about this amazing man.


Martin’s Big Words: the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier …

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Find a Hobby

January is National Hobby Month! Knitting, origami, collecting, games, 3D printing, gardening, and more. This is the perfect time to explore new interests and try something different.

Get a Hobby! 101 All-consuming Diversions for Any Lifestyle by Tina Barseghian. Are you …

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Chill Out

It’s cold outside. Snow is coming and the wind is blowing. It’s the perfect time to chill out. Here’s some great ideas to start with.

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking. Read this book …

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The Cats and Dogs of Christmas

Are you looking forward to a warm, cozy Christmas? Perhaps by the fire? It can’t be complete without a warm dog or cat beside you! And if you want even more unconditional love, check out these holiday books which feature …

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Cookie Baking for the Holidays

The holidays mean the smell of cocoa, nutmeg, cinnamon, and Cookies! Canton Public Library has what you need to fill your cookie wishes.


Dorie’s Cookies by Dorie Greenspan- Over the course of her baking career Greenspan has created more than 300 …

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The Last Thing He Told Me Read-alikes

Cover of The Last Thing He Told Me

Are you looking for a good read while you wait for your turn to read The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave? Or maybe you loved that book and are looking for me like that one? We have …

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New Expanded Hours

Canton Public Library is now open to the public for more hours. Starting April 5th we will be open

Monday: 10 am – 5 pmTuesday: 10 am – 5 pmWednesday: 10 am – 7 pmThursday: 10 am – 5 pmFriday: …

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Creativebug and Crafts

Canton Public Library is excited to offer Creativebug. Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. They have classes in drawing, quilting, knitting, cake decorating, jewelry making and so much more. …

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Tumble Book Library Comes Back!

Dear Parents!

Our Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home! It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home!

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way …

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No Friends fundraisers for Holiday 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Friends of the Library will not be doing their usual fundraisers — the holiday book table, the Cookie Platter Sale, or Taste books — during winter 2020. Fingers crossed that all can return …

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