December 18, 2020 | jonesw
Contemporary realistic fiction takes place in the present and covers topics that are likely to happen in real life. These novels explore many common issues for modern teenagers. Looking for a funny story? Jump down to the "Humor" section.
Sixteen-year-old Allie, aged seven when she knew her family was different and feared, struggles to claim her Muslim and Arabic heritage while finding her place as an American teenager.
Two sisters mourn their father's death after his plane crashes on a flight to the Dominican Republic.
December 3, 2020 | Michelle
The season undoubtedly looks different this year, but the Canton Public Library is here to ensure that your family stays safe at home for the holidays! CPL Librarians have compiled some of the best library resources for you to enjoy while cozied up with your loved ones.
A lovely way to enjoy the holiday season no matter what holiday you celebrate is music. If you close your eyes, you can just hear the opening notes from a long familiar tune and it can take you back to your childhood or to yesterday. Music is so powerful that it can make us laugh, cry, and relive memories long forgotten. We hope these help you enjoy a safe and memorable holiday season.
November 11, 2020 | jonesw
November has been celebrated as Native American Heritage Month since 1990. Check out a book by a Native American author in the YA section to learn more about the culture, history, and lives of Native teens.
September 23, 2020 | jonesw
National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place every year from September 15-October 15. Celebrate with one of the following Young Adult titles featuring Hispanic main characters!
September 21, 2020 | Brad B.
Did you know, K-12 students can receive live homework help via Brainfuse? And, it's free with a Canton Public Library card! Plus, Brainfuse has helpful study tools and test preparation materials to make learning that much easier. Live tutors are available 7 days a week, from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM.
September 21, 2020 | Patton
Watchmen and Schitt$ Creek slayed all the competition and rightfully so. But Baby Yoda definitely got robbed. Check out these shows and all the other great series' nominated for the 2020 Emmys!
September 19, 2020 | jonesw
After a remarkable career in law, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993, only the second woman to join the Court. Much of Ginsburg's career was dedicated to gender equality and women's rights, as well as working as a volunteer attorney for the ACLU. In her later years, Ginsburg was well-known for her dissenting opinions and often wore elaborate collars when dissenting in Court. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a giant in the landscape of American law and will remain an icon for generations to come.
Celebrate the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg with one of the many books and movies about her in CPL's collection.