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Be a Nutmeg Reader and Earn Book Badges

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

Be a Nutmeg Reader at the Canton Public Library! Sign up HERE to earn collectible book badges as rewards for reading the 2023 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 2023.Read more ›

Event Series Seed Library Opening March 18th at 10 am

Seed Library

This year our seed library is self-serve.  The seeds are housed in the cabinet with the sign under the blue counter in the adult area of the library.  Come fill out a check-out form and "borrow" seed for your garden this year.  You may borrow 5 packs in total of flower, vegetable and herb seeds. Read more ›

Event Series Homework Helpers

Homework Helpers

Homework Helpers is a free after-school service run by the Canton High School National Honor Society.  Each Wednesday a member, or two, of the National Honor Society will be available in the teen section to help younger students with their schoolwork. Drop in or email to schedule a session.

Story Time for Preschoolers – with an Art Project

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

Drop in on Thursdays at  10:30.  Story time is our favorite time of the week!  For kids aged 3 and up with a parent/caregiver, siblings also welcome (see notice below.) Join Ms. Heather for books, rhymes, songs and games and we’ll introduce your preschoolers to language, literature, and the library.  We'll end every week withRead more ›

Event Series Teen Games Unplugged

Teen Games Unplugged

Canton Public Library 40 Dyer Avenue, Canton, CT

Discover all kinds of games you can play without electronics in a free afternoon of fun with Teen Librarian Meghan Glasgow.  Try some favorites: Sorry, Wig Out, Guess Who, Uno, or Sleeping Queens.  Or some more recent additions: Scattergories, Sequence, Yahtzee, and Rummikub.  For students in grades 4-12; drop-in.  If it's new to you, we'llRead more ›

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