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August 2020

ZOOM into Rhythm and Rhyme »

August 20 @ 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 20, 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…

ZOOM into Baby and Me Storytime »

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 21, 2020

Start early and let us help you grow your reader! We’ll sing, talk, read, and play with your baby and you. Using nursery rhymes, fingerplays, baby signs, short books read together, plus bounces and bubbles, Children’s Librarian Heather Baker will provide 45 minutes of library time to build early literacy skills in our youngest children. Free; For babies ages birth to 1 year with a parent/caregiver; siblings welcome. Join us by downloading the Zoom App onto your computer, tablet, phone…

Mystery Book Club on Zoom »

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Reading a mystery

Let's talk about mysteries and true crime! This month we will be talking about what we are reading over the summer. We will also discuss what we will be reading for the rest of 2020. Everyone is welcome to join us. For more information and to be notified about the Zoom link, please email Beth Van Ness at bvanness@townofcantonct.org.

September 2020

Monday Night Book Club on Zoom »

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us as we discuss The Huntress by best-selling author Kate Quinn.   Stranded behind enemy lines, brave bomber pilot Nina Markova becomes the prey of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress and joins forces with a Nazi hunter and British war correspondent to find her before she finds them. In the aftermath of war, the hunter becomes the hunted... Books will be available at the library and an audiobook version is available on Hoopla. All are…

Mystery Lovers Read Baltimore Blues »

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Join our Zoom book club meeting to discuss Laura Lippman’s first novel featuring Tess Monaghan. The time is right for a career move, so when rowing buddy Rock wants to hire her to do some unorthodox snooping to help clear his name, Tess agrees, but there are lethal secrets hiding in the Charm City shadows. Tess’s own name could end up on that ever expanding list of Baltimore dead. All adults are welcome at our book discussions. Copies of…

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