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Check our Program Calendar for all upcoming events, and see our tutorial for step-by-step registration instructions.

PowerPoint II

January 24 or February 24 (9:30-11:30)

Jazz up your presentation by adding motion and sound in MS 2007 version. Prerequisite: Power Point I.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion - Jan 19, 2009

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Lisa See)

Foot binding; nu shu, a 1000-year-old secret language used by women of Hunan Province, and laotong, the arranged friendship between little girls meant to last a lifetime, provide the framework for this look at a chapter in Chinese history.

Senior Book Discussion - January 28, 2009

The Bean Trees (Barbara Kingsolver)

Taylor Greer grew up poor in Kentucky in the '60s and '70s, managed to avoid pregnancy through high school, and earned enough money to buy a Volkswagen that would take her west.

Paper Flower Bouquets - Jan 29

teengirls 077January 29 - 5:00- 6:00 p.m.
Sick of winter? Think spring by making a paper flower bouquet. We supply the materials, you bring the creativity.

Open Gaming - Jan 17

January 17, 3:30-5 p.m.
We supply the systems, games, and food, all you need to bring is your desire to play. We will have PS3, Wii, and XBox 360 games for you to choose from. Come for an hour or stay the whole time!

Teen Animanga Club - Jan 14, 2008

anime01January 14, 6:45-8:45 p.m.
Manga and anime fans can talk, watch, draw and enjoy japanophilia together. It's never predictable but it sure is fun.

Candle Containers

candleapIn honor of the many holidays that use candles in celebrating, we invite you to come design a container of your own. So come get creative with beads, glitter, tissue paper and embroidery thread and jazz up a candle container for whatever holiday celebration you like best!
Register online beginning October 28.
Ages: 5th and 6th graders
Date and Time: November 11 at 5:00 - 5:45 pm

Tween Book and Pizza Club

pizzaAges: 5th and 6th graders
Get together with other tweens, eat pizza & talk about a great book. After you're registered, visit the Children's Information Desk to check out a copy of the book.

November Meeting
Book: Cryptid Hunters by Gordon Korman
Date & Time: Nov 8 at 1 - 2pm
Register: beginning October 25

Tween Advisory Board

Fifth and sixth graders: join your friends at the Canton Public Library to let librarians know all about stuff that interests you. Tell us what kinds of books, movies, music, and websites you like and help out with different programs! What could be better than helping the library design programs you want us to have? You can also get volunteer credit for every Tween Advisory Board meeting and event you come to!
No registration required
Ages: 5th and 6th graders
Date and Time: November 22 at 1 - 2 pm
Location: Community Room

Gingerbread Houses

gngbrdapCome design and engineer your own Gingerbread House.
Register online beginning November 25
Ages: 5th and 6th graders
Date & Time: December 9 at 5:00 - 5:45pm

Tween Cardmaking

Card ShopMake a fun, interactive card to send snowy greetings to someone special.
Register online beginning December 2
Ages: 5th and 6th graders
Date & Time: December 16 at 5 - 5:45pm

Storytimes - Babies 4 - 11 Months

A half-hour program to introduce sensory and literacy activities. Please, no siblings, so that you can devote your full attention to your baby. Online registration begins October 27 (Non-resident registration begins October 29)
All children must have their own library card to register
Ages: 4 months - not yet 1, and a caregiver
Session Dates: November 11 - December 10
Times: Tuesdays @ 6:30 - 7 pm OR Wednesdays @ 11:30 am - 12 noon

Storytimes - Children 1 Year

Children ages 12 months - Not Yet 2 Years old, accompanied by a caregiver are invited to join us for a half-hour program of simple stories, finger-plays and songs.
Online registration begins October 27 (Non-resident registration begins October 29)
All children must have their own library card to register
Ages: 1 year old and a caregiver
Session Dates: November 10 - December 12
Times: Mondays @ 9:30am OR 6:30pm,
progsp.gif Tuesdays @ 11:30am, 1pm OR 7:30pm,

Storytime - Children 2-3 years

Children ages 2 years - not yet 4 years old, accompanied by a caregiver are invited to join us for a half-hour program of stories, activities and songs.
Online registration begins October 27. (Non-resident registration begins October 29)
All children must have their own library card to register
Ages: Children 2-3 years and a caregiver
Session Dates: November 10 - December 12
Times: Mondays @ 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm, 5:30pm OR 7:30pm,
progsp.gif Tuesdays @ 9:30am, 10:30am, 5:30pm,

Children 4-5 Year Olds

Lil StorytimeA 45-minute interactive storytime and craft program for children who are able to attend without a caregiver. Caregiver must remain in the library during session. Online registration begins September 2. (Non-resident registration begins September 4) All children must have their own library card to register.
Ages: Children 4 -5 years
Session Dates: November 13 - December 12
Times:

Family Storytime

We invite families with children ages 1-5 years old to join us for a half hour program to share some great books and fingerplays. Registration not required
Ages: Children 1 - 5 years old with caregivers
Dates and Time: Saturdays, November 15 - December 13 @ 11-11:30am

Fun with Amelia Bedelia

Come meet Amelia Bedelia, play some fun games and have a snack.
Register online beginning November 4
Ages: 1st and 2nd graders
Time: November 18 @ 5:00 - 5:45

Talk about Books

Boy readingAges: 1st and 2nd graders
Read a book and then get together with other kids to talk about it and to do some fun activities.
After you're registered, visit the Children's Information Desk to check out a copy of the book.
November Book: Poof! Rabbits Everywhere by Peter Lerangis
Date and Time: November 19 @ 5 - 5:45pm
Register beginning: November 6

Book Buddies

read01apAges: 3rd and 4th graders
Get together with other kids, enjoy a snack and talk about a fantastic book.  
After you're registered, visit the Children's Information Desk to check out a copy of the book.
November Book: Poppy by Avi
Date & Time: September 22 @ 5 - 5:45pm
Register beginning: November 6

Storytelling with Touchdown!

Tonya Dallas, also known as Touchdown, is back to share her fun, humorous and entertaining stories.
Registration not required.
Ages: Children 5-11 years old, with a caregiver
Date and Time: November 10 @ 7 - 7:45pm
Location: Community Room