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Donate blood, win a car!

Donate blood at our January 31 American Red Cross blood drive and be entered to win a 2 year lease on a Ford Fusion. Donors will also be entered in drawing for a $125 gas card. To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code cantonlibrary, or call Diane at 313-549-7052, or visit the library. Walk ins accepted between 10:00 AM and 3:45 PM.

Printable Program and Event Listing, January 2014

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in December, 2013

Printable Program and Event Listing, December 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in December, 2013

Red Cross Blood Drive November 8

Be a hero and donate blood during our November 8 blood drive. As we head into the holiday season, blood donations drop off. Your donation of one pint of blood is a gift that can save three lives.

Sign up for an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code cantonlibrary, or call 313-549-7052 or stop at the library Reception Desk. Appointments are available between 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM and walk ins are also welcome.

Printable Program and Event Listing, November 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in November 2013.

Library Closed Monday, October 14

The library will be closed on Monday, October 14. Use the library website to access databases, eBook resources, Zinio, your patron record and the catalog to place holds or request materials via interlibrary loan.

Printable Program and Event Listing, October 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in October, 2013.

Menchie's Benefit for Friends of the Library

Enjoy a delicious Menchie's frozen yogurt and help the Friends of the Canton Public Library raise money to support the library.

Visit Menchie's on Thursday, October 10 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and show the attached flyer when you pay for your purchase. The Friends will get 10% of your purchase price and you get a yummy treat. Digital copies are also accepted so flash the PDF on your phone. Offer good at Menchie's located at Canton Center and Hanford in Canton.

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Things Done with Lara Galloway

Too much to do, not enough time? Get a grip on your time at this helpful program, led by Lara Galloway, the MomBizCoach. Learn the principles of managing your priorities and your time as an entrepreneur and avoid the pitfalls and time sucks that rob you of getting things accomplished. These techniques are helpful to anyone wanting learn time management skills. Join us Wednesday, October 23, 1:30-2:30 PM.

Family Portrait Craft

What does your family look like? Craft a portrait of your family for display on our Family Wall of Fame as we celebrate all of Canton's families. Join us on October 24 from 7:00-8:00 PM. All ages encouraged to attend.

[sara_jan-2006-family by Cambodia4kids.org Beth Kanter is licensed under CC BY 2.0]

October 29: Everyone's Reading Author Bruce Feiler

Bruce FeilerCPL is excited to host author Bruce Feiler on October 29 at 7:00 PM at the Hindu Temple of Canton.

Feiler's book, The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play and Much More, is this year's Everyone's Reading selection. He is a columnist for the Sunday New York Times and the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including The Council of Dads and Walking the Bible, and hosts the PBS series of the same name.

Canton Public Library cardholders in good standing may receive free tickets to this event by presenting their card at the library Help Desk. some tickets available at the door.

Printable Program and Event Listing, September 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in September, 2013.

Connect Your Summer Wrap Up

CYS Partners Thank YouAfter hosting nearly 140 programs, countless activities and visiting with thousands of patrons over the last 9 weeks, we are both excited and exhausted by the success of another Connect Your Summer program. We'd like to give a huge thank you to our Connect Your Summer Partners! Their donations of prizes and resources were greatly appreciated and made the whole program more enjoyable for everyone. Please patronize our sponsors and let them know how valuable their contributions were. And don't forget to take our Connect Your Summer survey.

Red Cross Blood Drive August 16

Be a hero and donate blood on our August 16 blood drive. An urgent need remains for donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood, as well as platelet donors.

Sign up for an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code cantonlibrary, or call 313-549-7052 or stop at the library Reception Desk. Appointments are available between 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM and walk ins are also welcome.

MeLCat Server Scheduled Down Time July 24

The MeLCat server will be down Wednesday, July 24 beginning at 1:00 PM to perform a software upgrade. This upgrade should take approximately two hours and will mean that you will not be able to search MeLCat, place new requests or renew items on MeLCat. We apologize for any inconvenience.