Learn about CPL Resources

A Canton Public Library card is the best card you can get for free access to countless educational, business, and entertainment resources. 

Search the catalog for:

  • Books, including board books, picture books, books in Braille, books in other languages, and large print
  • Audiobooks on CD and MP3
  • Streaming and downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and graphic novels
  • Book Club-in-a-Bag kits and storytime kits
  • Youth Kits, including STEAM and Play to Learn
  • DVDs and Blu-Rays of feature films, documentaries, international language films, and TV shows
  • Streaming movies and TV shows
  • Music CDs
  • Streaming music from Hoopla and Alexander Street Press
  • Comic books
  • Manga and graphic novels
  • Magazines and periodicals
  • Newspapers
  • Access to online magazines, periodicals, and newspapers
  • Wonderbooks (Search for "Talking Book MP3")
  • Videogames
  • Puppets
  • Reference materials like atlases and Newbery Award winners

From the website, you can also access a wide array of online databases and learning tools and past live storytime events on CPL's YouTube channel.

We also have the following available at the Check Out and Information Desks:

  • Bike locks
  • Magnifiers and other low vision aids
  • 16 GB USB flashdrives for sale ($5)
  • Earbuds for sale ($1.50)

While you're at the library, take a look at our meeting rooms and study rooms, our public access computers, vending machines in the lobby, booths in the Children's and Teen areas, puppet theater in the Children's Library, comfortable chairs by the fireplace, and many other amenities.

You can also use your CPL card to borrow from other libraries, access metroparks and other community resources for free, and get discounted passes to the Detroit Zoo.