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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Canton Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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"Technology Drop-In Help"
3:00-4:00 PM
 "Technology Drop-In Help"
Monday, Dec. 11, 3:00-4:00 PMTechnology Drop-In H
Canton Public Library
“Technology Drop-In Help,” at Canton Public Library, with library tech services head, Beth Morrill. One-on-one or small group help with basic technology questions. Are you struggling with your new phone, tablet or e-Reader? Perhaps you are interested in talk...read more
DIY Gifts and Card Making with Ms. Sue
3:15 p.m.
DIY Gifts and Card Making with Ms. Sue
Monday, Dec. 11, 3:15 p.m.
(Mondays, December 4, 11 & 18 at 3:15 p.m. )
DIY Gifts and Card M
Canton Public Library
DIY Club with Ms. Sue creates Paper Stars and embellished, embossed, stamped watercolor Holiday Cards this month! Come for three sessions of Gift and Card creation, with all supplies provided.  Ms. Sue is especially excited to make paper stars and use some of Janet Frey's impressive donated...read more

or call --860-693-5800.
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Drop In Story Times for Children ages 3 & up
10:30 a.m.
Drop In Story Times for Children ages 3 & up
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.)
Drop In Story Times
Canton Public Library
Ms. Heather and Ms. Sue are delighted to offer our popular Tuesday morning story time once again!  Each Tuesday at 10:30 am, we'll meet for stories, songs, a small snack, a short book-related movie led by Children's Librarian Heather Baker, and then finish off the fun with a special cra...read more
Tinker Tuesdays (parents & preschoolers ages 2 & up)
1:00 -2:30 pm
Tinker Tuesdays (parents & preschoolers ages 2 & up)
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1:00 -2:30 pm
(Tuesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 each week)
Tinker Tuesdays (par
Canton Public Library
We've launching a new DROP IN program, "Tinker Tuesday!  The fun happens every week  in the Children’s Room from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.   A drop in program, new this fall, we'll offer Little Maker/Art Smart style STEAM experiences for parents an...read more
Crafternoon
3:00 pm
 Crafternoon
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 3:00 pmCrafternoon
Canton Public Library
Crafternoon meets in the Teen Section at 3 pm on Tuesdays.  We supply crafting supplies to make things like rubber band balls, perler bead creations, friendship bracelets, weaving, card making, and other assorted crafts.   
Town Historian Office Hours in the Margaret H. "Peg" Perry Local History Room
4:00-6:00 PM
Town Historian Office Hours in the Margaret H. "Peg" Perry Local History Room
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 4:00-6:00 PM
Canton Public Library
Ask Town Historian David Leff about his special appointment: Poet in Residence of the New England National Scenic Trail. David will be available to answer questions, assist with research, chat about history, and swap stories about Canton’s heritage. No registratio...read more
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Games Unplugged
3:00 pm
 Games Unplugged
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 3:00 pmGames Unplugged
Canton Public Library
Games Unplugged meets in the Teen Section on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  There are a lot of games to choose from to play with your friends.  We have games like Yeti in my Spaghetti, Wig Out, Sleeping Queens, Clue, Sorry, and many other games to choose from.  
PJ Storytime: Visit with Santa
6:30 PM
 PJ Storytime: Visit with Santa
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 PMPJ Storytime: Visit
Canton Public Library
Our PJ Story Time is on a special night in December, on the SECOND Wednesday of December at 6:30 p.m.  Register today to be a part of Ms. Sarah's stories, songs, short movie, craft, very special snack and a SPECIAL VISIT with the jolly man himself, SANTA CLAUS! 

Next month w...read more

or call --860-693-5800.
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"Music for Me" Story Time for Babies and their Parents/Caregivers
10:15 am
"Music for Me" Story Time for Babies and their Parents/Caregivers
Thursday, Dec. 14, 10:15 am
(Thursdays at 10:15 am)
Music for Me Story T
Canton Public Library
Join us at 10:15 each Thursday for  "Music for Me" Story Times, a lap-sit program for babies.  Led by Michelle Fent...read more
"Music for Me" Story Times for Toddlers (children ages 12 mo - 36 mo) and their Parents/Caregivers
11 am
"Music for Me" Story Times for Toddlers (children ages 12 mo - 36 mo) and their Parents/Caregivers
Thursday, Dec. 14, 11 am
(Thursdays at 11 a.m.)
Music for Me Story T
Canton Public Library
Join us at 11:00 each Thursday morning for  "Music for Me" Story Time, the Toddler and Walker edition!   read more
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"Enchanting Your Winter: Nikki Wardwell Sleath on Witchcraft, Intuition and the ’Magick’ of the Winter Holidays"
2:30 PM-
"Enchanting Your Winter: Nikki Wardwell Sleath on Witchcraft, Intuition and the ’Magick’ of the Winter Holidays"
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2:30 PM-Enchanting Your Wint
Canton Public Library
Nikki, an owner of a local practice for holistic health, physical therapy and healing, is a trained and practicing witch. She will introduce ideas from her new book, You Might Be a Witch, and explore magickal traditions of winter solstice, or astronomical winter, which ...read more
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"Technology Drop-In Help"
3:00-4:00 PM
 "Technology Drop-In Help"
Monday, Dec. 18, 3:00-4:00 PMTechnology Drop-In H
Canton Public Library
“Technology Drop-In Help,” at Canton Public Library, with library tech services head, Beth Morrill. One-on-one or small group help with basic technology questions. Are you struggling with your new phone, tablet or e-Reader? Perhaps you are interested in talk...read more
DIY Gifts and Card Making with Ms. Sue
3:15 p.m.
DIY Gifts and Card Making with Ms. Sue
Monday, Dec. 18, 3:15 p.m.
(Mondays, December 4, 11 & 18 at 3:15 p.m. )
DIY Gifts and Card M
Canton Public Library
DIY Club with Ms. Sue creates Paper Stars and embellished, embossed, stamped watercolor Holiday Cards this month! Come for three sessions of Gift and Card creation, with all supplies provided.  Ms. Sue is especially excited to make paper stars and use some of Janet Frey's impressive donated...read more

or call --860-693-5800.
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Drop In Story Times for Children ages 3 & up
10:30 a.m.
Drop In Story Times for Children ages 3 & up
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.)
Drop In Story Times
Canton Public Library
Ms. Heather and Ms. Sue are delighted to offer our popular Tuesday morning story time once again!  Each Tuesday at 10:30 am, we'll meet for stories, songs, a small snack, a short book-related movie led by Children's Librarian Heather Baker, and then finish off the fun with a special cra...read more
Tinker Tuesdays (parents & preschoolers ages 2 & up)
1:00 -2:30 pm
Tinker Tuesdays (parents & preschoolers ages 2 & up)
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 1:00 -2:30 pm
(Tuesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 each week)
Tinker Tuesdays (par
Canton Public Library
We've launching a new DROP IN program, "Tinker Tuesday!  The fun happens every week  in the Children’s Room from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.   A drop in program, new this fall, we'll offer Little Maker/Art Smart style STEAM experiences for parents an...read more
Crafternoon
3:00 pm
 Crafternoon
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 3:00 pmCrafternoon
Canton Public Library
Crafternoon meets in the Teen Section at 3 pm on Tuesdays.  We supply crafting supplies to make things like rubber band balls, perler bead creations, friendship bracelets, weaving, card making, and other assorted crafts.   
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Tinker Tuesday -- Special Edition!
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Tinker Tuesday -- Special Edition!
Tuesday, Dec. 26, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Tinker Tuesday -- Sp
Canton Public Library
Join the Children's Room staff for a special edition of Tinker Tuesday fun from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26!  Kids age 3 and up are welcome to join in the fun, with their grown-ups, borrowing science and technology kits, trying out science experiences and art projects, build...read more
Crafternoon
3:00 pm
 Crafternoon
Tuesday, Dec. 26, 3:00 pmCrafternoon
Canton Public Library
Crafternoon meets in the Teen Section at 3 pm on Tuesdays.  We supply crafting supplies to make things like rubber band balls, perler bead creations, friendship bracelets, weaving, card making, and other assorted crafts.   
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Games Unplugged
3:00 pm
 Games Unplugged
Wednesday, Dec. 27, 3:00 pmGames Unplugged
Canton Public Library
Games Unplugged meets in the Teen Section on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  There are a lot of games to choose from to play with your friends.  We have games like Yeti in my Spaghetti, Wig Out, Sleeping Queens, Clue, Sorry, and many other games to choose from.  
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Sciencetellers Performance - A Special Holiday Week Event!
11 a.m.
Sciencetellers Performance - A Special Holiday Week Event!
Thursday, Dec. 28, 11 a.m. Sciencetellers Perfo
Canton Public Library
Sciencetellers will present  - "Pirates: Lost at Sea"  -- a 45 minute program for kids grades K-5 at the Canton Public Library on December 28 at 11 a.m., in the Children's Room, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Canton Public ...read more
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