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Have the kids left home but your nest is far from empty? Would you like to simplify your life and get rid of the extra clutter? Soo Porter is here to help. Join us as we discuss tips and tricks for downsizing and clearing the clutter from your home. February 10 at 7:00 PM.

Lunch and a Book 2016 Reading List

Lunch and a Book meets the second Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00PM.  No registration required, participation encouraged.

All the light we cannot see: a novel by Anthony Doerr — January 14

 

The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins — February 11

 

 

The invention of wings: a novel by Sue Monk Kidd — March 10

 

 

Shanghai girls: a novel by Lisa See — April 14

 

 

Sidney Chambers and the shadow of death by James Runcie — May 12

 

The Canton Public Library is expanding it's Minecraft offerings! Participate in themed-builds in Creative Mode with your friends, collaborate, show off your skills, and provide feedback for future events. No swearing or griefing will be allowed. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the game and have their own PC account. Demo, Playstation and XBox accounts are not compatible with our server. Registration is required.

For kids ages 7 years old & up: Friday February 19, from 1:00-2:30 PM in the Internet Lab

If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, please stop in to CPL's Internet Lab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 13 for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more.  A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.

 

*This lab is restricted to basic computer skills, as listed above. Staff will not be able to assist with the diagnosis or repair of computer equipment, or with online financial transactions.

 

 

Celebrate Pig Day at our Family Reading Night on Tuesday, March 1, from 7:00-8:00 PM in our Community Room. Attendees, ages 4-8, will hear pig themed stories, participate in a series of activities, and receive a free book to add to their own personal library. Registration begins January 26.

 

Three piglets by a bale of straw by Scott Bauer is licensed under Public Domain.

Children in grades 2-5 interested in science, technology, engineering and math will learning something new each month in a STEM topic. This month, receive a crash course in computer programming and make geometric designs to take home. Saturday February 27, from 2:00-3:00 PM in the iLAB. Registration is required.

Mancala

Join us for game of Mancala! This popular and challenging board game has been played from ancient times throughout Africa to today in the USA. Patrons will have the chance to learn to play on February 20, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. All playing materials will be provided.

 

For more information on the game, including its origins and rules, visit this page.

Learn to create multimedia presentations or slideshows with this introduction to Excel 2013. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.

Join us Thursday, February 11 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Registration Required!

A more advanced Excel class, great for work or school projects. Learn custom sorting and conditional formatting to make sense of your data. Create eye-catching tables, charts and graphs. Prerequisite: Beginning Excel or previous experience with Excel.

Join us Thursday, February 25 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Registration Required!

Have you hit a snag with your ereader or mobile device?  Patrons in need of one-on-one assistance can come in on Fridays from 10:00-11:00 AM to receive basic or extended help with borrowing or downloading books, movies and more with your Canton Public Library card.  No registration required, just drop in!

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