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We all have a great story or poem in us.  The 2014 edition of Canton Writes, the town-wide-all-ages writing contest starts now!!  See the flyer for rules.   Get the Submission Form!  All entries are due by April 1, 2014. Open to all Canton residents.


Film & Discussion: The Oscar Series
presents Academy Award nominated films:

Our licensing prohibits publicizing the titles on the web, but we trust you will figure it out. 

April 15  Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, this film is "out of this world".

Films are shown in the Community Room at 7:00pm.  Short discussion will follow.

Wednesday, April 30 7pm
In this unique literary and cultural event, South African-born novelist Neville Frankel will discuss and read from his newly published book, Bloodlines, called "fierce and thrilling" by Kirkus Indie Review. A book signing and dessert reception to follow sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

The Biography Book Club
Bossypants, by Tina Fey  April 14th, 7:30-8:30pm in the Community Room
copies available at the main desk

   The Open Book Coffeehouse      
Saturday, April 19, 7:30 pm

The Squeezebox Stompers

"Listening to the Squeezebox Stompers is like taking a walk through the French Quarter...every genre from Cajen, Zydeco, blues, to country "

$10/$5 students-doors open at 6:45pm

Check out what the Friends of the Library are up to

The Canton Historical Wiki is supported through the bequest of Mr. Edward Bolster, and is predominantly the voluntary work of Mr. John Healey, a professional archivist and Canton resident. Like the more famous "Wikipedia" the Canton Historical Wiki is intended to grow with the help of people willing to share their knowledge and expertise... people like you who care about preserving the memory of Canton's past.  Whether you choose to become a contributing editor, or just wish to learn more about Canton's rich history, we hope that you will enjoy this resource.

The Library's latest service offering, is available to patrons for use in the Library. It provides genealogical information from over 4,000 databases and four billion names and covers the U.S., U.K., Canada, Ireland, and other countries, from sources that include census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more.

Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is available in most areas of the Library with expanded coverage now accessible on the lower, main, and second floor levels. You can print to our printer in the Reference Room at .15 cents per page black and white or .50 cents per page color from your Windows or MAC portable. Go to to print via Wi-Fi in the Library. Wi-Fi is available in most areas of the Library.                                  

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