October 19, 2018 at CPL

Retirement Reception for Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin

Photo of Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin c2015 in the children's library before the 2016 renovation.

Join us in thanking Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin for her 38 years of service to the Canton Public Library! One of the first librarians hired to get the newly-established library launched in 1980, Rebecca has played an integral role in the library's success. Please join the library and the community in wishing Rebecca all the best in her retirement.

Upcoming sessions

Sunday, October 21 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Community Room

Escape Room: Dr. Snorf's Laboratory

Escape rooms are a creative, team building exercise. Work together with some news folks to solve a room full of puzzles, and see if you can escape in time! Note, this is the same escape room that was run August 8. Ages 11-18. Registration starts September 21.

Upcoming sessions

Saturday, October 20 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Friends' Activity Room Registration required.

Election Day is coming soon! On November 6, 2018, midterm elections for numerous state and federal offices will be held throughout the country. Michigan citizens will have the chance to vote for their governor, senator, state and federal representatives, judges, as well as approving or rejecting three state referendums. Let your voice be heard! Information on candidates and issues can be found at the League of Women Voters of Michigan website. Don't know where to vote? Don't know if you're registered? Check out one of these helpful sites:


Did you miss our Spooky Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to have a chillingly thrilling storytime at home!

**Note: none of the books come from our Halloween Holiday Collection.


From Storytime

Creepy pair of underwear! by Aaron Reynolds

Screen-Free Spree

Join us in the Children's Library as we turn off the tech and tune in to the world around us. Our iPads and AWE computers will be tucked away, but entertainment is guaranteed! Connect with new friends as you try an analog craft, activity, or game. Enjoy pop-up storytimes throughout the day, interactive play opportunities, and more. Take a break from your screen...it'll be there tomorrow!

Activities will be available all day and all ages are welcome. No registration required. 

Upcoming sessions

Monday, October 22 - 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Children's Library