Thanksgiving, Baked in a Pie


Ready to take on baking a Thanksgiving pie or two? We’ve got just the recipes. Just click on the cookbook to find out more about the cookbook, where the book is in the library or place a hold.

Art of …

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It’s Time for Pumpkin Spice!

There’s a nip in the air and traces of red and gold on the trees. The stores are decked out in orange and black. You may even have a sweater or two pulled out. Finally, it’s officially time for Pumpkin …

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Celebrate Our Million Page Reading Challenge

Celebrate our Million Page Reading Challenge with us on Saturday, September 17 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (raindate of September 18).

We invite everyone to help us celebrate Our Million Page Reading Challenge success!  Our town of ten thousand reached 1,000,000 pages read and …

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Beach Reads

Are you looking for the perfect beach read for your vacation? Check out some of what our staff has been enjoying this summer!

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid– Mentioned by two of our librarians, Malibu Rising is about four famous …

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Check Out a Jigsaw Puzzle!

You can now check jigsaw puzzles out from the library. Jigsaw puzzles are the perfect activity for a rainy day. Try one alone or as a family.

Puzzles can be found next to our lawn games. Each puzzle can be …

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Pickleball, Croquet, Bocce, and More!


Just in time for a long weekend- lawn games have arrived at Canton Public Library!

Borrow up to 2 games per family and keep them for a week with one renewal as long as no one else has them reserved. …

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What to Read if You Enjoyed “The Paris Apartment”

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley is at the top of the holds list. It tells the story of Jess, arriving in Paris to stay with her brother Ben. Jess learns that Ben has gone missing, and to find …

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

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At the Spring Dawn

I watched the dawn come,
Watched the spring dawn come.
And the red sun shouldered his way up
Through the grey, through the blue,
Through the lilac mists.
The …

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Great Books by Irish Authors

Ireland has a rich literary heritage. T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and even Bram Stoker are only a few authors who stand out. Irish authors are still writing notable books. Whether your taste runs to mysteries, literary …

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