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President's Volunteer Service Awards


Bronze awards require 50 hours of service for volunteers aged 14-15 years, and 100 hours of service for volunteers who are over 16 years old.

  • Nancy Austin
  • Niki Chittela
  • Mauren DesRoches
  • Melinda Drake
  • Linda Garrett
  • Gurekmann Gill
  • Dorothy Ham
  • Chi Hoang
  • Larry Hoelscher
  • Patty Jenkins
  • Lisa Kluka
  • John MacGaw
  • Claire O’Connor
  • Loretta Olson
  • Shweta Rai
  • Nancy Smith
  • Kathy Sonnanstine
  • Russ Verage
  • Mary Watts
  • Linda Wisniewski



Silver awards require 75 hours of service for volunteers aged 14-15, 175 hours of service for volunteers aged 16-25, and 250 hours for volunteers who are 26 and over.

  • Deb Luczkowski
  • Judy Richardson
  • Larry Richardson
  • Ayush Shah
  • Debbe Yeager
  • Kathy Young


Gold awards require 100 hours of service for volunteers aged 14-15, 250 hours of service for volunteers aged 16-25, and 500 hours for volunteers who are 26 and over.

  • Lynda Baker
  • Linda Luke
  • Kathy Young

Lifetime Achievement

The Lifetime Achievement award is given to volunteers who complete 4,000 hours of service.

  • Hiba Mohammed
  • Shirley Reynolds

Friends' of the Library Education Award Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by the Friends of the Canton Public Library.

  • Jiyoung Kang

Please note that the January meeting of the Canton Public Library Board of Trustees has been cancelled and will not take place on January 18. The February Board Meeting will take place on Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 PM. 

Friends Holiday Book Sale

Looking for some great bargains on holiday gifts? Visit the Friends of the Canton Public Library popup book sale on December 8 and 9 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, or come in to Secondhand Prose bookstore for the monthly bag sale December 15-18. You can fill a bag with books for just $6. Learn more about the Friends and see Secondhand Prose store hours on their webpage and follow them on Facebook for other deals.

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Avoid cabin fever and beat the winter blues with the Electrify Your Winter Checklist Challenge. Snowed in? No problem, enjoy new music, find a new author, learn a new skill, or try a new language-  all without necessarily leaving the comfort of your warm and cozy couch. The Check List Challenges features library resources that meet you where you are with exciting ways to stay entertained and engaged all winter long.The challenge begins January 1 and continues until March 20. Follow the links for librarian selected suggestions or pick titles on your own. Complete as many or as few challenges as you wish.


We will be upgrading our systems beginning at 3:00 AM on Thursday, November 16, until around noon. This upgrade includes stability and security fixes. 

During this downtime, the following services will be unavailable or disrupted:

  • The library catalog
  • My Account
  • E-media, such as Overdrive and Hoopla
  • Databases, such as Consumer Reports
  • Text message services and renewals

We appreciate your patience and apologize in advance for any inconvenience. 

Update: Our upgrade is now complete, and we thank you for your patience.