Lip Sync Battle

You've probably seen the epic lip sync battles on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Or maybe you've watched LL Cool J host the show on Spike TV. Now you can show off your own lip sync skills and find out who is the top performer in Canton as we host a CYS Lip Sync Battle here at the library. Thursday July 30 at 7:00 PM. Registration is required. Participants are required to email song selection to by July 24.

Pinterest Live Potluck Edition

Do you have a Pinterest Board
overflowing with recipe ideas just waiting to be tried? Don’t wait for the next
occasion, pick a recipe, prepare it and bring it to the CPL Pinterest Live Potluck.
Share the recipe of choice with the Canton Public Library’s Pinterest Account and
we will post on the board created especially for this event. Next, prepare your appetizer,
beverage, dessert, casserole or other food item and bring it to the library on
July 16 at 7:00 PM. Bring enough for 15 people to taste as well as a list of
all ingredients.  Participants will spend
time sampling the food and sharing the experience of bringing a Pinterest pin
to life. Ages 12 & up. Registration required.

Best Bike Rides in Detroit and Ann Arbor

Join local author Rob Pulcipher, author of Best Bike Rides Detroit and Ann Arbor which describes 40 of the greatest recreational rides in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas. Rob will share his knowledge and identify the best road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides. Join us Tuesday July 7 at 7:00 PM.

Sherlock with Scott Monty

Join Scott Monty, Editor in Chief, Founder and Co-Host of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere a website devoted to news and information about Sherlock Holmes in popular culture. Scott will share his passion for Sherlock Holmes as a character and discuss the evolution of this beloved character in popular culture. Join us June 25 at 7:00 PM.


Join us for an overview of Goodreads, the largest free web site for readers and book recommendations in the world. Imagine it as a large library that you can wander through and see everyone's bookshelves, their reviews and their ratings. You can also post your own reviews and catalog what you have read, are currently reading, and plan to read in the future. Join us June 29 at 7:00 PM.

CYS Kick Off Celebration

Join us Monday, June 15 for our 2015 Connect Your Summer reading program Kick Off Celebration. Patrons of all ages are encouraged to stop in and learn about this year's badges and all of the exciting ways to earn them. Staff will be on hand to help you get started and explain all the ways to win exciting prizes. Fun activities will also be happening throughout the day:

  • Decorate your own tote bag* to carry your summer reading library haul
  • Make and take your very own bookmark.
  • Meet live characters and take your picture at our Photo-Op Stop 
  • Enjoy a mini storytime
  • Get a temporary tattoo*
  • Enjoy other special treats & surprises

All activities will take place from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM in the Community Room.  *AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.