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Board Gaming League of Canton

Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Puerto Rico? Drop by Saturday, June 2 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meeting. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks!

Teen Animanga Club

Wednesday, June 13, 6:30-8:45 PM join us for our monthly meeting of the Animanga Club! We've got all sorts of zaniness in store from a raffle to trivia to our always popular "mystery anime." What is it this month? Sorry, no hints. Drop by and let your inner otaku run free.

Pokemon Black and White Tournament

Join us Saturday, June 23 from 2:00-5:00 PM for our Pokemon Black and White Tournament. Bring your Nintendo DS and your copy of Pokemon Black or White for an epic style poke-throwdown!

Giant Scrabble


June 19, 2:00-4:00 PM. Scrabble on our insane 10x10-foot board.

Storytime at Canton Farmer's Market

On Sunday, June 24, CPL staff visits the Canton Farmer's Market to host a storytimes and crafts. The Canton Farmer's Market is open from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. Storytimes are at 10:00 AM and Noon. For all ages.

Young People's Citizenship Seminar

Are you a high school junior or senior interested in government? The Young People's Citizenship Seminar, June 25-28, is a four day camp with mock elections, rallies, inspirational speakers, and other activities to teach you about government! The Wayne County Farm Bureau is even giving four scholarships, so contact them if you're interested.

Avengers Assemble

Hyped for the Avengers Movie? Want a little backstory? Try out some of these excellent titles to increase your superhero education:

The Avengers. Vol.1

Essential Avengers. Vol. 4

The New Avengers. Vol. 1. Breakout

The Adventures of Tintin: Movie and Comic

In honor of Free Comic Book Day, we'll show the movie The Adventures of Tintin (PG) on Saturday, May 5th, 1:00-3:30 PM.  Bring your popcorn!  Plus, get a quick 10 minute (beginner's) lesson on how to draw your very own Tintin to celebrate the beloved comic.

Board Gaming League of Canton

Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Puerto Rico? Drop by Saturday, May 5 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meeting. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks!

Teen Animanga Club

Wednesday, May 16, 6:30-8:45 PM join us for our monthly meeting of the Animanga Club! We've got all sorts of zaniness in store from a raffle to trivia to our always popular "mystery anime." What is it this month? Sorry, no hints. Drop by and let your inner otaku run free.

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5 is Free Comic Book Day!  That's right, free comics at the library, courtesy of Comic City.  Starting at 9:00 AM, pick up a comic (one per person) at Children's and East (Teen) Desk.  Supplies are limited, so get 'em while they last.

Eisner Award Nominees

Looking for the best of the best in new comics? Well, the nominees for the 2012 Eisner Award have been announced. The list includes such fantastic titles as Daredevil, iZombie, Unwritten, Habibi, and Bubbles & Gandola, to name a few. All of these are excellent, maybe even classics in the making, so do yourself a favor and check them out. Who knows which ones will win...

Word Dynamo

Is vocabulary your downfall? Taking the ACT/SAT soon? Working on the TOEFL? Struggling with your 3rd grade homework? For all ages, Word Dynamo has great vocabulary games for standardized tests. Even science vocab (get taught, say, the bones in the body). Play along and learn something new!

Board Gaming League of Canton

Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Puerto Rico? Drop by Saturday, April 7 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meeting. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks!

For Those Who Like 'Among the Hidden'

If you enjoyed Among The Hidden and you're looking for a new series, give one of these a try:

The city of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The giver by Lois Lowry

Virus on Orbis 1 by PJ Haarsma