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Construction Work on Library Lobby

View of the interior of the lobby, now the home of Jungle Java Express.

Fireplace

The Canton Public Library's fireplace under construction.

Library Entrance

View from the interior of the new Canton Public Library under construction.  Straight ahead is the Canton Township Administration Building.

Hard at Work

View of workers in the interior of the new Canton Public Library.

Long Overdue

Article published in the Canton Eagle, January 6, 1988.

Long Overdue

Workers are diligently completing the structure for the new multi-million dollar library on Canton Center Road in Canton Township. Harry Aretz, right, braved the strong winds and subfreezing temperatures while framing some metal studs. Jim McBride, below left, a carpenter and Warren Bostic, blow right, a welder and iron worker, hope to complete the structure on schedule. A grand opening is expected sometime this fall.

Mud at the Library

A springtime thaw leaves its mark on the Canton Public Library construction site.

New Library Under Construction

View of the new library building from the Canton Township Administration Building.

Laying the Foundation

The new Canton Public Library building starts to take shape.

Hanging by a Thread

A crane transports metal beams at the Canton Public Library construction site.

Getting Things Organized

Workers lay out materials at the construction site of the new Canton Public Library.

Under Construction

Sign at the site of the new library featuring Osler Milling Architects Incorporated and DeMaria Building Company, Inc.