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August 2020

Virtual Stop Motion Animation Workshop »

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Learn the basics of animation and create your own awesome stop-motion animation using audio, video, and various items.  We will walk through each step of the process, giving you the skills to produce films on your own once you have finished this free workshop. For grades 4 and up.  Must be available for 5 of the 6 sessions.  Registration is limited to 12 participants.  You should have a device (phone or iPad) to shoot your movie with.  If this is…

Virtual Chapter Book Club »

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Virtual Chapter Book Club For Kids - a Zoom Club for kids who love to read! For Elementary School-aged students. Led by the amazing Sarah Prattson. On Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Register HERE: https://forms.gle/ZZrts4cXXGECTPRV6 All the books are available to borrow as: actual books, ebooks through Hoopla, and as audiobooks through Hoopla Read the book first, then join Ms. Sarah online for an hour to discuss it. The group will decide what other activities they want to add! FREE…

Stay at Home Book Group Reads Convenience Store Woman »

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NEW DATE! Canton Public Library has a Facebook group on our CPL Facebook page to facilitate our book discussions while the library must remain closed to the public.  In our next Zoom meeting, we will discuss this quirky, compassionate, and funny novella. You can borrow the ebook or audiobook on Hoopla.  Please email Beth Van Ness at bvanness@libraryconnection.info to register or join the group.  You will receive the Zoom invitation on the day of the discussion.  All adults are welcome…

Read for Change: Social Justice Kids Book Club »

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on August 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Introducing our newest book club - "Read for Change," an online social justice book club for kids (aimed at grades 4 and up). All the books are available to borrow as actual books, ebooks through Hoopla, and as audiobooks through Hoopla!   Read the book first, then join Ms. Sarah online for an hour to discuss it. The group will decide what other activities they want to add!   FREE through the Canton Public Library of Canton, CT.   To…

ZOOM into Rhythm and Rhyme »

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

Let us help grow your reader. We’ll be introducing toddlers and their loved ones to language, literature, and the library through songs, rhymes, stories, and games. Free; no registration required. You'll need the Zoom app (tablet, computer, mobile phone, or tv) to participate,  or try it on Facebook Live! We recommend having a ribbon or scarf on hand, plus a set or two of chopsticks, rhythm sticks or wooden spoons --.  anything you can clack together! For toddlers ages one…

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