Join us Thursday, March 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
Van Gogh: a power seething by Julian Bell
Russian tattoo: a memoir by Elena Gorokhova
De Niro: a life by Shawn Levy
Rumours of glory: a memoir by Bruce Cockburn and Greg King
Becoming Richard Pryor by Scott Saul
The undertaker's daughter by Kate Mayfield
The Canton Public Library is not responsible for damage to any patron device.
Orphan train by Christina Baker Kline — Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck.
Believe: the victorious story of Eric LeGrand by Eric LeGrand with Mike Yorkey
Boy: tales of childhood by Roald Dahl
Cheaper by the dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Code name Pauline: memoirs of a World War II special agent by Pearl Witherington Cornioley with Hervé Larroque ; edited by Kathryn J. Atwood
Tasting the sky: a Palestinian childhood by Ibtisam Barakat
Come one, come all! To celebrate March is Reading Month, we are hosting an open mic night for readers of all ages. We want you to bring in your favorite family-friendly short passage, poetry or picture book, step up to the mic and share with other literature lovers in the library. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 4 from 7:00-8:00 PM.
March is Reading Month celebrations will continue as we pick up a book and read to you. We'll celebrate our love of reading by sharing some of our favorite picture books for older children as well as a few chapter book excerpts. All ages are encouraged to stop by for a listen.
[rev reading at oceeaa by sanzibar is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0]
Akeelah and the bee [videodisc] by Lionsgate, 2929 Productions and Starbucks Entertainment present ; an Out of the Blue Entertainment and Reactor Films production ; in association with Cinema Gypsy Productions, Inc. ; produced by Nancy Hult Ganis, Sid Ganis, Laurence Fishburne, Michael Romersa, Danny Llewelyn ; written and directed by Doug Atchison
Crooklyn [videodisc] by a Spike Lee joint ; Universal Pictures presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production in association with Child Hoods Productions
The express [videodisc]: the Ernie Davis story by produced by John Davis ; written by Charles Leavitt ; directed by Gary Fleder
Lincoln [videodisc] by Dreamworks Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with Participant Media ; an Amblin Entertainment/Kennedy/Marshall Company production ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy ; screenplay by Tony Kushner ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Death of a king: the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
The half has never been told: slavery and the making of American capitalism by Edward E. Baptist
Children of fire: a history of African Americans by Thomas C. Holt
Say it loud: great speeches on civil rights and African American identity by edited by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith
Stokely: a life by Peniel E. Joseph
Across that bridge: life lessons and a vision for change by John Lewis ; with Brenda Jones
There will be no NHS tutoring February 16, 17, or 19 due to midwinter break. Tutoring will also be canceled February 23, 24, and 26 due to the ongoing library renovations. Tutors will return March 2nd. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, February 18. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!
Betty & Coretta [videodisc] by produced by Yves Simoneau and Jacqueline Lavoie ; written by Shem Bitterman and Ron Hutchinson ; directed by Yves Simoneau
The butler by a Weinstein Company release and presentation of a Lura Ziskin production in association with Windy Hill Pictures, Follow Through Productions, Salamander Pictures, and Pam Williams Productions ; produced by Pam Williams, Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, Buddy Patrick, Cassian Elwes ; directed by Lee Daniels ; screenplay, Danny Strong
42 [videodisc]: the Jackie Robinson story by Warner Bors. Pictures ; Legendary Picture Funding ; director and writer, Brian Helgeland ; producer, Thomas Tull
Fruitvale Station by produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker ; written and directed by Ryan Coogler
Ghosts of Mississippi [videodisc] by Castle Rock Entertainment
American Experience: The Abolitionists by Artist Not Provided — Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought in the most important civil rights crusade in American history. Part of the PBS series American Experience.
Africans in America [videodisc]: America's journey through slavery by produced for PBS by WGBH Boston — The story of slavery's birth in the early 1660s through the onset of thr Civil War. Narrated by Academy Award nominee Angela Bassett.
4 little girls [videodisc] by an HBO documentary film in association with 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint — When a bomb tore through the basement of a black Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963, it took the lives of four young girls. This powerful documentary captures a time, a place, and a way of life that would be forever altered by their deaths. Directed by Spike Lee.
Honolulu: a novel by Alan Brennert. Honolulu is the rich, unforgettable story of a young "picture bride" who journeys to Hawai'i in 1914 in search of a better life.
The giver by Lois Lowry
Five miles south of Peculiar: a novel by Angela Hunt