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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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Art in the Afternoon: Paper Gifts and Cards for Holiday Giving!
3 p.m.
Art in the Afternoon: Paper Gifts and Cards for Holiday Giving!
Monday, Dec. 17, 3 p.m.
(Mondays, December 3rd, 10th and 17th at 3 p.m.)
Art in the Afternoon
Canton Public Library
December means  Paper Gifts and Cards during "Art in the Afternoon with Sue Tarinelli".&nbs...read more

or call --860-693-5800.
Technology Drop-In Help
3:00-4:00 PM
 Technology Drop-In Help
Monday, Dec. 17, 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 talking to far-away friends on Sk...read more
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Little Builders
1:20 - 2:30
 Little Builders
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1:20 - 2:30Little Builders
Canton Public Library
“Little Builders,” part of our Little Learners series at Canton Public Library. STEAM experiences for parents and children—ages 3 and up—together. Aimed at preschoolers, the program will incorporate fun activities with Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. Free; ...read more
Teen Crafternoon
3:00 PM
 Teen Crafternoon
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 3:00 PMTeen Crafternoon
Canton Public Library
If you have a hobby or project, bring it in to work on. No current project? We have free supplies and can help you with popular crafts such as friendship bracelets, perler beads, paper crafting, origami, paracording, yarn crafts, and more. Chill and create. For grades 4-12; Free; drop-in.

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Teen Games Unplugged
3:00 PM
 Teen Games Unplugged
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 3:00 PMTeen Games Unplugged
Canton Public Library
Try some favorites: “Sorry,” “Wig-Out,” “Guess Who,” “Uno,” or “Sleeping Queens.” Or more recent additions: Scattergories, Sequence, Yahtzee, and Rummikub (a cross between card game, rummy, and Mahjong). Discover all kinds of games you can ...read more
PJ Story Time: The Polar Express!
6:30 p.m.
PJ Story Time: The Polar Express!
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m.PJ Story Time: The P
Canton Public Library

Programmer Sarah Prattson invites you to a fun evening celebrating a ride on the Po...read more


or call --860-693-5800.
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Little Artists: part of Little Learners in the Afternoons STEAM series
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Little Artists: part of Little Learners in the Afternoons STEAM series
Thursday, Dec. 20, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Little Artists: part
Canton Public Library

December marks the start of our “Little Artists” ...read more

Homework Helpers
3:00 - 4:30 PM
 Homework Helpers
Thursday, Dec. 20, 3:00 - 4:30 PMHomework Helpers
Canton Public Library
The Canton High School National Honor Society is volunteering members’ time for free, drop-in homework help and test preparation every Thursday afternoon in the Teen Zone. All ages are welcome. Founded in 1921 by a national association of high school principals, National Honor Society recogniz...read more
Cookie Decorating and a Movie
3:00 PM
 Cookie Decorating and a Movie
Thursday, Dec. 20, 3:00 PMCookie Decorating an
Canton Public Library
Have some laid back holiday fun where you get to decorate your own sugar cookies, then eat them as you watch a holiday movie favorite. Led by Teen Librarian Meghan Glasgow and library staff. Visit the library or check online for movie title. For students grades 4-12; free. Registration required to p...read more

or call --860-693-5800.
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Friday Family Movie Matinees
3 p.m.
 Friday Family Movie Matinees
Friday, Dec. 21, 3 p.m.
(Friday Afternoons at 3 p.m. )
Friday Family Movie
Canton Public Library
A Free Matinee! Every Friday at 3 p.m. in the Children's Room of the Library, projected on the wall of the play area. 

Check the Children's Hallway bulletin board for upcoming films, and if you have a request, let a staff member know, we may be able to add it to the lineup in...read more
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Nutmeg Teen Book Discussion
6:30 PM
 Nutmeg Teen Book Discussion
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 6:30 PMNutmeg Teen Book Dis
Canton Public Library
At this meeting teens will discuss Outrun the Moon, by Stacey Lee. The plot: Mercy Wong, 15, is determined to break out of poverty in Chinatown, San Francisco. She gains admission to a prestigious finishing school through a little resourceful negotiating and bribery and soon discovers that getting i...read more

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Nutmeg Intermediate Book Discussion: Fuzzy Mud
6:30 p.m.
Nutmeg Intermediate Book Discussion: Fuzzy Mud
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 6:30 p.m.Nutmeg Intermediate
Canton Public Library

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Little Artists: part of Little Learners in the Afternoons STEAM series
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Little Artists: part of Little Learners in the Afternoons STEAM series
Thursday, Dec. 27, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.Little Artists: part
Canton Public Library

December marks the start of our “Little Artists” ...read more

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Friday Family Movie Matinees
3 p.m.
 Friday Family Movie Matinees
Friday, Dec. 28, 3 p.m.
(Friday Afternoons at 3 p.m. )
Friday Family Movie
Canton Public Library
A Free Matinee! Every Friday at 3 p.m. in the Children's Room of the Library, projected on the wall of the play area. 

Check the Children's Hallway bulletin board for upcoming films, and if you have a request, let a staff member know, we may be able to add it to the lineup in...read more
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Saturday Book Conversations
1:00 PM
 Saturday Book Conversations
Saturday, Dec. 29, 1:00 PMSaturday Book Conver
Canton Public Library
“Saturday Book Conversations,” at Canton Public Library reads The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond by Michael Sims. It's the boy who loved to walk in the woods, ice skate, and sing, and the ardent reader who studied the classics at Harvard...read more
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Animal Embassy Presents: Preparing For Winter
11:00 a.m.
Animal Embassy Presents: Preparing For Winter
Monday, Dec. 31, 11:00 a.m.Animal Embassy Prese
Canton Public Library

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