Great Reads While Waiting for “Lessons in Chemistry”

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus is in high demand at Canton Public Library. Taking place in the 1960’s, Lessons in Chemistry is the story of Elizabeth Zott, scientist and beloved cooking show host. Elizabeth mixes chemistry and cooking and …

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Movies and More for Date Night

Whether your love is new or you’ve been together for years, having a date night always says “I Love You”. We’ve gotten together and cooked up a list of date night movies and activities to match.

Watch Sideways and have a …

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Books to Warm Your Heart

Now that winter has us firmly in her grasp, perhaps you are looking for a warm, cozy, feel-good read. Books with nothing dark or too scary, just heartwarming. Books that have characters you grow to love, despite, or perhaps because …

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New Year, New Start

Like many of us, you may be starting the new year with a resolution that you may or may not keep. Frequently our resolutions come down to habits, making them or breaking them. So rather than show you a list …

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Books to Read if You Like Hallmark Holiday Movies

Always, in December by Emily Stone- After a coincidence leads Josie and Max, two people who hate the holidays, to spend Christmas together, the pair finds that fate keeps bringing them together in unexpected places, like New York City and …

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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.

Cookie Platter Sale

Are you looking for a platter of great tasting, home-baked cookies?

Act fast and you …

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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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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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