News and events, February 2018
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Electrify Your Winter Continues

Electrify Your WinterStay engaged without having to leave your cozy house with our Electrify Your Winter program. Take the Checklist Challenge, participate in activities using our online resources and social media, and be on the lookout for special events in the library to help you warm up and connect with the community. 

Caldecott Family Reading Night

Help us celebrate the very best in children's book illustration with this fun event for families with children ages 4-9 year old. Start by participating in the CPL Caldecott Challenge and select your favorite Caldecott title from past winners at the display in the Children's Library, then register to attend the Family Reading Night program on February 20, 7:00-8:00 PM, featuring fun activities and, of course, reading. Registration is open now.

We're Looking for Book Lovers

Canton Book Project 2018

Canton Book ProjectThe Canton Book Project is accepting applications from book givers. Help us spread a love of reading throughout the community by applying to give away copies of your favorite book. You make the recommendation, we purchase the books. Applications are due March 15, and are available here

Get a Ray of Sunshine

If the long, gray Michigan winter is getting the best of you, stop in the library for a dose of sunshine. Just 20 minutes with our full spectrum LED white light lamps can brighten your mood and help you sleep better. For more information on bright light therapy and other ways to stay healthy, check out our Health and Wellness Resource Center.

Books & Reading
Book discussions, programs and culture
Children's Programs
Literacy, STEM, crafts and fun for kids
Ongoing Groups
Clubs, groups, drop-in gatherings for everyone
Teens & Tweens
Programs and activities for ages 11 and up
Babies, Preschool and Family-style literacy building
Adult Programs
Tech, business, hobbies, entertainment and more

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
February 19, 7:00-8:00 PM

Canton Seniors Book Discussion
X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz
February 22, 2:00-3:00 PM

Lunch and a Book
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
February 8, noon-1:00 PM

Nonfiction Book Group
The Unsettlers by Mark Sundeen
February 17, 10:00-11:00 AM
Meet at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea

ELL Reading Group
Fridays, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Advanced ELL Book Club
February 2 & 16, noon-1:00 PM

Storytime session begins January 8, ends February 17
Baby Storytime
Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 AM; registration required
Preschool Storytime
Fridays, 2:00-2:30 PM; registration required
Family Storytime
Mondays, 10:00-10:30 AM
Tuesdays, 7:00-7:30 PM
Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30 AM
Thursdays, 10:00-10:30 AM
Saturday, 10:00-10:30 AM

ABC Activity Time
Mondays, 10:30-11:00 AM
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 AM, 7:30-8:00 PM
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 AM
Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 AM
Fridays, 2:30-3:00 PM
Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 AM

Count Me In Special Needs Storytime
February 24, 4:00-4:30 PM
Bilingual Storytime: Spanish
February 27, 10:00-10:30 AM


Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
February 14, 7:00-8:30 PM
Boredom Busters:
T-Shirt Tote Bag
February 15, 3:30-5:00 PM
Button Making
February 27, 3:30-5:00 PM

Teen Writer's Studio
February 24, 2:00-3:00 PM

Adult Writer's Group
February 10 & 24, 2:00-3:00 PM
Board Gaming League of Canton
February 3, noon-5:45 PM
ELL Conversation Group Thursday
Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM
ELL Conversation Group Friday
Every Friday, 9:30-11:00 AM
Meditation in Motion
February 24, 4:45-5:45 PM
Parenting the Montessori Way
February 24, 10:00-11:00 AM
Starfish Family Services
February 12, 6:30-8:30 PM

February 4, 2:00-3:00 PM
Pokemon Card Battle
February 7, 7:00-8:00 PM
Chess Plus
February 10, 3:00-4:30 PM
K Club
February 19, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Family Reading Night: Caldecott Celebration
February 20, 7:00-8:00 PM; registration required
American Girl Club
February 21, 7:00-8:00 PM; registration required
STEM Curiosity
February 22, 7:00-8:00 PM; registration required
Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club
February 26, 7:00-8:00 PM

Reading Buddies
February 28, 7:00-8:00 PM


Digital Download Drop-in Help
Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM
On the Spot Tech Help
Wednesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM
Computer Skills Help for Beginners
Ongoing; extra help times Saturdays, 9:00-11:00 AM, Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM


Trivia Night at the Library
February 1, 6:30-8:00 PM
Movie Night at the Library: Marshall
February 8, 6:30-8:30 PM
Sunday Afternoon Music Series
PCEP Jazz Band
February 25, 1:30-3:00 PM

Canton Book Project
Application period opens February 1
Electrify Your Winter
Check our website for ongoing activities
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