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September 2, 2014 at CPL

There are no events scheduled for today.

Benefit for Friends of the Library at Menchie's

Enjoy a delicious Menchie's frozen yogurt and help the Friends of the Canton Public Library raise money to support the library.

Visit Menchie's on Thursday, September 4 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and show the attached flyer when you pay for your purchase. The Friends will get 20% of your purchase price and you get a yummy treat. Digital copies are also accepted so flash the PDF on your phone. Offer good at Menchie's located at Canton Center and Hanford in Canton.

If you like Christopher Paolini, Terry Goodkind and J.R.R. Tolkien

try these:

Joust by Mercedes Lackey


The eye of the world by Robert Jordan


Lamentation by Ken Scholes


Acacia: a novel by David Anthony Durham


A game of thrones by George R.R. Martin

Library Board Special Meeting Agenda — Thursday, September 4, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6:30 PM
  • Call the Meeting to Order
  • Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)
  • Approval of Agenda
  • New Business
    • Interview with candidate Valerie Krimmer
    • Interview with candidate Kelli Lauria
    • Interview with candidate Annie Rosinski
    • Interview with candidate Mushir Khwaja
    • Interview with candidate Don Turner
  • Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)
  • Adjourn

Weekly eBook Drop-In Help

Have you hit a snag with your eReader?  Patrons in need of one-on-one assistance can come in on Fridays from 10:00am to 11:00am to receive basic or extended help with borrowing or downloading books to your electronic device.  No registration required

Special Needs Storytime: Folktale Fridays

Please join us on Friday, September 5 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Folktale Fridays. This is an interactive, sensory-friendly storytime filled with folktales and fairytales especially designed for older children (ages 13 and over) and adults with developmental delays and/or other special needs. Families and caregivers are welcome after completing the registration process. Registration begins August 22. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.

Marketing Assistant

Under the management of the Department Head – Community Relations the Marketing Assistant will work in a support capacity on all projects related to library marketing campaigns, social media, data collection and reporting, internal and external communication and event planning and execution. The Marketing Assistant will work closely with the Department Head and Program Librarians to develop a marketing approach for planned library programs and services. The nature of the work requires daytime, evening and weekend hours.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following; other duties as assigned.
Creates marketing materials, paying close attention to library branding and styles
Maintains media contact list, assists with media outreach
Writes and distributes press releases, creates signs, flyers, brochures, advertising and other marketing collateral
Creates and edits blog posts
Supports the execution of social media strategy and communication
Takes, edits and posts photos
Assists with direct and electronic mailings
Tracks program and marketing data, analyzes data and creates reports
Compiles and updates media contact list
Provides support to the Community Relations Department Head, coordinates and completes special requests and/or projects as assigned
Serves on workgroups/committees and participates in library initiatives as assigned