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Mr. Suggs, John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Jim Poole, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, and Norma West,  at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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Mr. Suggs, John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Jim Poole, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, and Norma West,  at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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David Bona, Mr. Suggs, John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, Norma West, Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin, Tom Yack, and John Spencer at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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David Bona, Mr. Suggs, John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, and Norma West at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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David Bona (architect), Mr. Suggs (Building Authority), John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, Norma West, Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin, and Tom Yack at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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David Bona (architect), Mr. Suggs (Building Authority), John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, Norma West, Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin, and Tom Yack at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987.

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John Schwartz, Jim Gillig, Kay Baldrica, Jean Tabor, Norma West, and Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin at the CPL groundbreaking ceremony.  August 3, 1987. 

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UNKNOWN and Jim Gillig at Library Groundbreaking, August 3, 1987. 

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Canton Public Library groundbreaking ceremony, August 3, 1987. 

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Jim Gillig at Library Groundbreaking, August 3, 1987. 

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View from 3rd floor of Canton Township Hall of the future site of Canton Public Library.  August, 1987. 

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View from 3rd floor of Canton Township Hall of the future site of Canton Public LIbrary.  August, 1987. 

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The future site of the Canton Public Library, August, 1987

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The fututre site of the Canton Public Library, August, 1987

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The future site of the Canton Public Library, August, 1987

Digitization Project Underway

We are currently digitizing materials related to our history as an institution. We are hard at work scanning photos and news clippings into our new digital collection. Eventually, the collection will be expanded to include materials relating to the history of the whole Canton community. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting project!

Here's a sneak peek of what's to come:

Do you remember when the library looked like this?

George H.W. Bush visits the library during his 1992 campaign.

Kimono

University of Michigan Museum of Art has some beautiful Kimonos on display as part of their special exhibits. The exhibition runs through July 25th, 2010. Head out and enjoy the display.