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June 2021

Be a Nutmeg Reader »

June 15, 2021 - April 1, 2022

Be a Nutmeg Reader at the Canton Public Library! Sign up here to earn collectible book badges as rewards for reading the current Nutmegs. Once you have signed up, you will be able to request a book quiz for any book you have read on the Elementary, Intermediate or Middle School Nutmeg lists for 2022. Complete the quiz and you will earn a collectible book badge for each title you have read. You can read and collect them all year…

October 2021

Story Times are on Break »

October 18 - November 12
Canton Public Library, 40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019 United States

Story times will be on break from October 18 to November 12 due to Ms. Heather's planned medical leave.  That includes our Preschool Story Times on Wednesdays at 10 a.m., our Rhythm and Rhyme Story Times on Thursdays at 10 a.m., and our Baby and Me Times on Fridays at 10:30.  Please check the library website and our facebook page for updates about story times mid-November. Crafts-on-the-go will be available each week for pickup in the children's room, due to…

4th Annual Teen Photo Contest »

October 27
Canton Public Library, 40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019 United States

Enter the 4th annual Teen Photography Contest at the Canton Public Library! We are asking aspiring middle and high school photographers to snap and submit photos that they think are award-winning.  All submissions will be featured in an art show at the library.   This contest is open to all area residents in grades 7-12.  Please drop off or mail your 8X10 photos to the library.  All photographs must have name, email or phone number, age, grade, school, photo title,…

November 2021

The Dogs of Chernobyl, 35 Years Later – A Story of Hope and Resilience »

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

On November 6, 2021, Canton Public Library hosts a Zoom program called The Dogs of Chernobyl, presented by Stephen Quandt, an animal behaviorist and engaging speaker, whose visit to the Ukrainian location of the nuclear disaster to aid the dogs turned up some encouraging experiences and data. "This presentation blew me away,” raves Amber Pasiak, librarian at the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library in New York. “Quandt’s humorous and lighthearted telling of his experience working with the dogs and the people who remain at…

ZOOM – The Five Things You Need to Know to Retire With Confidence »

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  AAA Retire presents an overview of Social Security retirement benefits and successfully navigating the complexities of retiring.  The topics discussed will provide attendees information on how to: Increase your Social Security retirement income by up to 76% Receive Social Security income from an ex or deceased spouse's earnings Replace Social Security income lost after spouse's death Understand how unprecedented sovereign debt will impact retirees The difference between saving for retirement and distributing for retirement The advantage of an individual…

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Inclement weather policy: If Canton schools or afterschool activities are cancelled for weather-related reasons, so too are events for teens and children at the Canton Public Library. The library is often still open, please contact us with questions or concerns at 860.693.5800.

Canton Public Library • 40 Dyer Avenue • Canton, CT 06019 • 860-693-5800 • Fax 860-693-5804