Tweens

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Checkmate Chess

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Strengthen your strategy skills with a couple of classic tabletop games: chess and checkers.  We'll have how-to instruction followed by open play.  No registration required!  For ages 7 and up.

9/365 Surrounded by Nathan D (CC BY 2.0)

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Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club

Dice Tower

Roll up some fun with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming! This ongoing program takes place the fourth Monday of every month. Have fun using your imagination while also working on building problem-solving skills, practicing mathematics and chart-reading, and learning new vocabulary.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice and/or D&D 5th Edition Character Sheet. This program is suggested for ages 9-12, and no registration is required.

Photo 3/52 - Dice Tower by Scott Akerman (CC BY 2.0)

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Sleuth It: Murder Mystery Night at CPL

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Come test your sleuthing skills and solve a library mystery. Interact with characters and search the stacks for clues. Ages 12 & Up.  Registration is required.  Join us July 12 at 7:00 PM

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El día de los niños/El día de los libros, commonly known as Día, is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. Visit http://dia.ala.org for more information on celebrating this day. The celebration is intended to be year-round, culminating on April 30. (Text from ALSC)

The Día Family Book Club provides worksheets for the following titles with discussion questions and suggested activities to try together. 

Suggested for Ages 4-8

Cora cooks pancit by Dorina K Lazo Gilmore

When all her older siblings are away, Cora's mother finally lets her help make pancit, a Filipino noodle dish. Includes recipe for pancit.

Chronicles the life of Dave, a nineteenth-century slave who went on to become an influential poet, artist, and potter.

NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you're interested in getting tutored:

  • You must be in 3rd through 12th grade
  • If you're under 12, your parent must remain in the library
  • You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials

Days and Times

  • Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Children's Library
  • Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Children's Library
  • Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Children's Library

There will be no tutoring during breaks or school closures/snow days, including April25.

Mythology Mania

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Can't get enough of Zeus, Thor, and Osiris? Take a journey through the ancient world with games, activities, and crafts inspired by Greek, Norse, and Egyptian mythology. You'll even have a chance to write your own myth!

Registration begins on July 22. For ages 7-12. 

Athena & Pegasus by Séb is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Tween Trivia

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Show off your smarts at Tween Trivia! Come with friends or team up when you arrive to compete for prizes and trivia glory. Categories will range from Math and Science to Arts and Entertainment!

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Ice Cream Maker Space

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Ice cream lovers ages 6-16 are invited to join us 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 time slots. Registration begins on May 24.

Vanilla Ice Cream by Liliana Fuchs is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Upcoming sessions

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Make Music Day

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Celebrate "Make Music Day" at the Canton Public Library! All ages are invited to make DIY musical instruments and then perform a song together. No registration required. 

Tambourine by Thorsten Weisner is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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