Friday, August 3 - 12:00 PM

Advanced English Language Learners read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished.  Meets every-other Friday at 12 Noon to 1PM.  Please see the English Language Learner Program FAQ for more information. 

Friday, August 3 - 1:00 PM

Join us for Lemonade Hour on the porch. Ice cold lemonade will be served (while supplies last) during scheduled dates and times. Be sure to stop by to enjoy Canton Public Library's hospitality.

Friday, August 3 - 2:00 PM

“Drummunity” – is community-building that happens when people come together around a circle of drums and create a unique rhythmic experience. It is a high energy, fun and empowering activity. Lori Fithian, drum circle facilitator and workshop leader, will bring her collection of hand drums and percussion toys to the library to transform and connect us. This program is appropriate for ALL AGES and no previous musical experience is required.

Saturday, August 4 - 9:00 AM

Are you looking to build a foundation of strong computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account? Every public computer in the library now has self-guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more, with trusted experts on hand every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning to answer any questions you may have or connect you to additional resources. Computer Skills Help for Beginners provides a safe space to build confidence and learn the things you need to feel “computer savvy” in the Digital Age.

  • Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Saturdays, 9:00-11:00 AM - Teen Area computers
Saturday, August 4 - 10:00 AM
Hand manipulating a speed cube similar to Rubick's cube

On Saturday, August 4th from 10:00 am to Noon, join our guest, James Hildreth the Michigan representative for the World Cubing Association, as we learn about the sport of competitive speedcubing. Come and learn about cubing, test drive different types of cubes, ask questions, or test your time against others and see if you can reign supreme on the CPL time board! Recommended for patrons aged 8 years old and up.

Saturday, August 4 - 12:00 PM

Into board games like Catan, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by the 1st Saturday of each month for our Board Gaming League of Canton meeting. Play some of the hottest games, sharpen you mental skills, and meet some new folks! No registration required.

Sunday, August 5 - 9:00 AM

The Canton Farmers Market is a celebration of locally grown food, interesting vendors and a thriving community spirit. We are thrilled to connect with our community, offering storytimes and activities to enhance your Farmer's Market experience.

Join us at the market on the following Sundays. Storytimes will take place at 10:00AM and 12:00PM:

Monday, August 6 - 11:00 AM

Mini yogis can find their center by learning some simple stretches, listening to yoga stories, and doing a craft! Children ages 4-9 are invited and parents are encouraged to observe and/or participate. A yoga mat or towel is recommended, but not required.

TIGRE ZEN by telly gacitua is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Tuesday, August 7 - 2:00 PM

Join us as we show FUN, free, family movies throughout the summer.  You may bring your own pillows, snacks, and/or blankets to cozy up, just don't forget to make room for your neighbor :) Plus, we have air conditioning for those hot summer days! Our schedule is as follows and may be subject to change.

Saturday, June 9 - Incredibles​ - In anticipation of the release of Incredibles 2 on June 15, we are showing the fantastic original which follows a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. This film is rated PG.

Friday, June 22 - Mary and the Witch's Flower -​ Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers. This film is rated PG.

Tuesday, July 3 - Coco​ - Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. This film is rated PG.

Monday, July 30 - Paddington 2 -​ Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. This film is rated PG.

Tuesday, August 7 - Isle of Dogs - Set in Japan, this stop motion masterpiece that is Isle of Dogs, follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. Recommended for ages 8 and up with an adult. This film is rated PG-13

Wednesday, August 29 - To be determined by YOU!

Tuesday, August 7 - 7:00 PM

Join us for Lemonade Hour on the porch. Ice cold lemonade will be served (while supplies last) during scheduled dates and times. Be sure to stop by to enjoy Canton Public Library's hospitality.

Wednesday, August 8 - 2:00 PM

Escape rooms are a fun, creative, team building exercise. Work together with some news folks to solve a room full of puzzles, and see if you can escape in time! Ages 11-18. Registration starts July 24. 

Wednesday, August 8 - 6:00 PM

Are you looking to build a foundation of strong computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account? Every public computer in the library now has self-guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more, with trusted experts on hand every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning to answer any questions you may have or connect you to additional resources. Computer Skills Help for Beginners provides a safe space to build confidence and learn the things you need to feel “computer savvy” in the Digital Age.

  • Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM - Web Express computers
  • Saturdays, 9:00-11:00 AM - Teen Area computers
Wednesday, August 8 - 7:00 PM
Dancing Children

Enjoy a half hour of tunes that will make you want to grab a dance partner and get on your feet. Intended particularly for caregivers with new walkers up to 5 years old, dancing is a great way to have some fun together and build gross motor skills. No registration required.

Thursday, August 9 - 9:30 AM

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers,  Meets every Thursday and Friday that the library is open.  Please see the English Language Learner Program FAQ for more information. 

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