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October 2020

Battle of the Books »

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 8:00 pm

What is the Battle of the Books? bit.ly/CPL-BattleoftheBooks Battle of the Books is a book-based trivia tournament for local kids in grades 4-6. Teams or individuals complete by answering trivia questions based on the books in their bracket, two per month for 6 months, October 2020 - March 2021. Final competition (VIRTUAL but LIVE will happen in April 2021! New books revealed on the first of each month. We'll contact you to make sure you get copies to read! How…

Monday Evening Book Group Reads The Golden House by Salman Rushdie »

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Zoom for our next meeting. Salman Rushdie’s newest novel The Golden House is a modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture—a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts The Great Gatsby and The Bonfire of the Vanities. All adults are welcome at our book discussions. Copies of the book are available at the library circulation.  Email Beth Van Ness at bvanness@libraryconnection.info or bvanness@townofcantonct.org to receive the zoom link on the day of…

Introducing Take and Make Crafts for Adults »

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Our first kit is the super easy and fun rainbow knotted bracelet/anklet. Whether you love natural phenomena, diversity or  science facts, you can enjoy the pattern and colors of the rainbow.  You can make a rainbow  bracelet for yourself or a friend just by tying a series of simple overhand knots.  All materials and instructions are included.  The kits are free and available at one per person until they are all gone.  You can request a kit by phone, on our…

Story Time Online with Ms. Heather »

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

Canton Public Library, 40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019 United States

"Story Time Online: Singalong Stories," inspired by the story time singalong songs of Emily Arrow, are being held online during the month of October at the Canton Public Library. Presented on Facebook Live and Zoom by Children’s Librarian, Heather Baker.   We’ll read picture books each week that Emily Arrow has turned into songs, plus other specially selected stories to complement her chosen book.  Grow a reader! We sing, talk, read, write, and play at story time, even when it is…

Introducing Take and Make Crafts for Adults »

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Programs (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2020

Our first kit is the super easy and fun rainbow knotted bracelet/anklet. Whether you love natural phenomena, diversity or  science facts, you can enjoy the pattern and colors of the rainbow.  You can make a rainbow  bracelet for yourself or a friend just by tying a series of simple overhand knots.  All materials and instructions are included.  The kits are free and available at one per person until they are all gone.  You can request a kit by phone, on our…

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