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July 7, 2015 at CPL

Now LIVE: Connect Your Summer 2015!

Summer is coming, and #cysisawesome!

Connect Your Summer, the Canton Public Library's summer reading program, kicks off on June 1! Whenever you read, attend a library program, or do an activity in the library, you can claim badges online. The more badges you earn, the more chances you have for winning prizes! For more information, check out a refresher on how to participate in Connect Your Summer.

Get ready to have a super mega ultra summer!

Teen Instagram Short Film Contest

Show your creative side and win a prize!  Create a short film using Instagram with the theme of "Summer Is". 

Official Contest Rules:

  • Entries must be submitted July 1, 2015- August 1, 2015.
  • One entry per person.
  • Participants must be aged 12-17.
  • Films must use the following theme: "Summer Is."
  • Films must be 15 seconds or shorter.
  • Films must be appropriate for all ages — no gore or swearing.
  • All material — including music and visuals — must be within the public domain or have copyrights held by the film director.
  • Upload films to Instagram using tags #CYS15teenshortfilm & @CantonPublicLibrary
  • Winners will be notified by August 15, 2015.
  • Prizes will be available for pick-up August 15 at the CYS final party and August 16- August 31 at the Children's reference desk. 

[Fly Away by 55Laney69 is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0]

Investigate the CIA Kids' Zone!

Let your spy dreams come true at the CIA Kids' Zone! Play concentration games, practice your code breaking, and try your hand at photo analysis to see if you have what it takes to become a superspy!

Click here to test your skills.