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Sorter Room Tours

Sorter RoomCome on down to visit our automated sorter up close and earn your Geek Out and Love It badge. You can watch the materials come down through the chute and understand how the sorter reads it and tosses into appropriate bins.
  
We will be take you inside the sorter room to get a closer look at how the materials you return are processed and put back in circulation. The sorter room tours are scheduled at these times:

We can accommodate 10 people per tour.  Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Shonen Manga

Looking for some new shonen to read after Naruto, Fairy Tail, and Attack on Titan? Try one of these:

Psyren. Vol. 1, Urban legend by story and art by Toshiaki Iwashiro ; [translation, Camellia Nieh ; lettering, Annaliese Christman]


Magi: the labyrinth of magic. 1 by story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry ; touch-up art & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Assassination classroom. 1, Time for assassination by story and art by Yusei Matsui ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Bryant Turnage ; touch-up & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Blood blockade battlefront. Vol. 1, secret society in the sealed city of magic. by story and art, Yasuhiro Nightow ; translation, Matthew Johnson ; lettering and retouch, Studio Cutie

CYS Final Celebration

You have worked all summer long and now we celebrate our fantastic summer!  Join us on Saturday, August 15 from 11:00AM-1:00PM for great fun including but not limited to...
  • Food (Kona Ice and hot dogs)
  • Photo Booth photography by Ina Booth
  • Magician Cameron Zvara
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Animals
  • Bouncy House by Canton Leisure Services
  • Carousel Acres' live animals
and much much more!

Magna Carta Anniversary

The Magna Carta, considered one of the most important political documents in the history of democracy, was signed 800 years ago on June 15, 2015.

1215: the year of Magna Carta by Danny Danziger & John Gillingham


Magna Carta by Katherine Fischer Drew


Richard and John: kings at war by Frank McLynn

Ice Cream Maker Space

Calling all ice cream lovers ages 6-16! Join us Thursday, July 16 to take part in our Ice Cream Maker Space program. We'll be making delicious homemade ice cream with all ingredients supplied - just bring your sweet tooth and enjoy! Registration is required. 

Please sign up for one of the following timeslots. Registration begins on June 25.

Gale Courses Begin June 17

Fight the summer slump by learning something new-at your own pace. Gale courses offer 6-week classes in a variety of topics, from graphic design to law (and much more)!

The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, June 17. 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!

eBook Big Library Read

The Big Library Read is a “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook (or eAudiobook) at the same time. This year's selection is Eyes on You by Kate White. The program runs from mid-day June 9 through mid-day June 23, and during this time Over Drive offers unlimited checkouts on the title. With no waiting list, you can  check the book out today!

Murder Will Out: July 2015

Looking for something new to read?   Check out one of these new authors or Martin Edwards' anthology of Golden Age detectives featuring wonderful stories written during the 1920s-1930s.

Romantic Comedy Manga

Maid Sama! Vol. 1 by Hiro Fujiwara




Kiss of the rose princess. Volume 1 by story and art by Aya Shouoto ; translation/Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up art & lettering/Inori Fukuda Trant

Ouran High School Host Club. Vol. 1 by Bisco Hatori


Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 1 by story & art by Kyousuke Motomi


Shugo Chara! Vol. 1 by Peach-Pit ; translated by June Kato ; adapted by David Walsh ; lettered by North Market Street Graphics


Toradora!. Vol. 1 by based on the novels by Yuyuko Takemiya ; manga artwork by Zekkyou ; [translation, Adrienne Beck ; adaptation, Janet Houck ; retouch & lettering, Roland Amago]

Musicians @ the Movies

Jimi [videodisc]: all is by my side by XLrator Media ; Darko Entertainment ; Freeman Film ; Matador Pictures ; Subotica Films ; Bord Scannan na Heireann ; The Irish Film Board ; produced by Sean McKittrick, Jeff Culotta, Danny Bramson, Brandon Freeman, Anthony Burns, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Nigel Thomas ; written and directed by John Ridley — Jimi Hendrix


Walk the line [videodisc] by Fox 2000 Pictures ; Tree Line Films ; Konrad Pictures ; Catfish Productions — Johnny Cash


Get on up [videodisc]: the James Brown story Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment present ; a Jagged Films/Brian Grazer production ; in association with Wyolah Films ; produced by Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman ; written by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth ; directed by Tate TaylorJames Brown


Beyond the sea [videodisc] by Lions Gate Films presents an Archer Street, QI Quality International, Trigger Street production, a Kevin Spacey film — Bobby Darin


Coal miner's daughter [videodisc] by Universal Studios, Inc — Loretta Lynn

Curtains Up! Biographies

Earn your Curtains Up! badge by reading about one of these authors, actors, journalists, artists, or musicians.

George Harrison: behind the locked door by Graeme Thomson


A fine romance by Candice Bergen


Young Eliot: from St. Louis to The waste land by Robert Crawford


A complex fate: William L. Shirer and the American century by Ken Cuthbertson


It's a long story: my life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz


Words without music: a memoir by Philip Glass

Game On!

Earn your Game On: Electrified badge by watching one of these films about the world of games.

Answer this! [videodisc] by Wrekin Hill Entertainment and ; Neka Films present ; produced by Mike Farah, Anna Wenger ; written & directed by Christopher Farah — Trivia games


California split [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Spelling/Goldberg production of a Robert Altman film ; written by Joseph Walsh ; produced by Robert Altman and Joseph Walsh ; directed by Robert Altman ; a Persky Bright/Reno feature — Poker


The Cincinnati Kid [videodisc] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Martin Ransohoff production — Poker


The Flamingo kid [videodisc] by ABC Motion Pictures, Inc — Gin rummy


The hustler [videodisc] by Twentieth Century Fox — Billiards

Produce Exchange Stand

Do you have a surfeit of strawberries? A bumper crop of tomatoes? We've set up a produce exchange stand, thanks to our friends at Canton Leisure Services, to facilitate the sharing of your home-grown goods. Simply drop off any extra produce in the stand by the front entrance (make sure it's in good shape, free of insects or excess soil). Or help yourself to any produce that's in the bin and enjoy the bounty. Don't forget to claim the Chow Down On the Scene badge for participating.

'The Selection' Read-a-Likes

Looking for a book similar to The Selection? Try one of these:

Red queen by Victoria Aveyard


Matched by Ally Condie


The Jewel by Amy Ewing


Shatter me by Tahereh Mafi


Delirium by Lauren Oliver


Beauty queens by Libba Bray


Wither by Lauren DeStefano

Funny Sci-Fi for Teens

Poison by Bridget Zinn


Scorch by Gina Damico


The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud


Paranormalcy by Kiersten White




How to ditch your fairy by Justine Larbalestier


The abused werewolf rescue group by Catherine Jinks

Girl genius omnibus. Volume one, Agatha awakens by Phil & Kaja Foglio

Why Wait? Skip the Holds with Hoopla!

Did you know that some of our most popular music is also available through Hoopla? Hoopla content is always available, so there's no wait!  Every Tuesday you'll find new music on Hoopla. Skip the hold list and check out new albums by Florence + the Machine, Muse, Alabama Shakes or Of Monsters and Men today!


Library Board Meeting Agenda — Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 7:30 PM

  • Call the Meeting to Order
  • Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of General Meeting Minutes
  • Communications
  • Report of the Library Director
  • Trustee Comments
  • Committee Reports
    • None
  • Unfinished Business and General Orders
    • Transfer of Endowment Fund
    • FOIA Policy (2nd Reading)
  • New Business
    • Statistic of the Month: English Language Learners Programs (E. Pare)
    • Approve employee cost-sharing option for medical premiums as outlined by P.A. 152 (Publicly Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act)
  • Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)
  • Adjourn