Entertainment

Prime Time Capsule Event

Over 30 years ago, during the construction of the Canton Public Library building, library officials buried a time capsule under the front entryway. That time capsule has remained hidden, untouched since 1988, until this past July, when it was unearthed during a renovation project. While the time capsule was removed from the ground, its contents have remained a mystery.

Until now.

Join us on Wednesday, October 16, 6:30-8:00 PM for our Prime Time Capsule Event, when we crack open the time capsule and reveal the contents.

We'll have fun '80s snacks, an '80s-themed photo booth, historical library artifacts, and '80s music to celebrate. You can also contribute to a new time capsule, and watch the debut of a special library video. Grab your RayBans, put on your parachute pants, and join us for an all-ages celebration of 30 years of Canton history.

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Wizards Unite at the Library!

Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Calling all Wizards! 

Stop in to the library to connect with other players, share tips and tricks, ask questions, and find friends! Help us scour the Library and Heritage Park (weather permitting) to uphold the Statute of Secrecy and send people and items back to their place and time in the magical world.

All ages welcome (Muggles, too!), no registration required. 

*A Harry Potter: Wizards Unite account and compatible mobile device is required to play. You may use our WiFi to connect to the game in the library.*

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May the 4th Be With You vs. Free Comic Book Day

May the 4th Be With You!  

Saturday, May 4, 2019 we have an amazing afternoon planned to celebrate Supers vs. Jedi including movies, FREE comic books, crafts and snacks. Check out the schedule below:

11:00 a.m. Movie--Into the Spider-Verse
1:00 p.m.-- Button Maker & Make Your Own Comic
2:00 p.m. Movie-- Star Wars: the Last Jedi
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.-- Selfie station in the lobby with backdrops (costumes encouraged)

Hope to see you there!

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An Evening with Sister Pie

Business owner and recent cookbook author Lisa Ludwinski of Sister Pie will join us for a presentation on her journey from the concept to the kitchen to a successful pie shop in Detroit and beyond. Source Booksellers will be on hand with copies of her cookbook for purchase and there will, of course, be a few treats to taste.

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Llama llama Red Pajama

Start your summer off right and meet favorite storybook character Llama llama!  This popular series of books focus on family, friendship and learning new things. Come join the fun and wear your pajamas in the middle of the day! Designed for children ages 3-7. Registration begins June 10.

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Elephant and Piggie Puppet Extravaganza

Elephant and Piggie with Book, Waiting is Not Easy

Join us to be entertained by a mini-marathon of Elephant and Piggie puppet stories. Can Piggie cheer up a sad friend? What happened to Gerald's trunk? Who is that Big Guy who took Piggie's ball, anyway? Find out the answers to these and other serious matters as you engage with these stories in a new way. 

 

Prepare to experience storytelling in a new format by talking about theater behavior before the show:

  • Remember to use the restroom before the show and be seated when the show starts.
  • Remind your grown-ups to silence their phones.
  • Be respectful to other audience members by being mostly quiet, and by sitting mostly still.
  • Show your appreciation by clapping after each story. Laughter is also encouraged.

 

Recommended for all ages interested in Elephant and Piggie. There will be a short intermission.

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Trivia Night - Family Style

Adults, bring your kids! Kids, bring your adults! 
Join for a special Trivia Night tailored for the whole family. We'll have a range of general knowledge questions (no questions about chairs) as well as refreshments.
No registration required.

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Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle

In honor of Earth Day 2019, come learn some simple ways to reduce your use of plastics and create a beautiful flower craft from recycled plastic bottles. Supplies are provided - just bring yourself and your creativity!

This program is for adults 18 years and older. 

plastic flowers, plastic bottles, craft

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This is NOT a Book Club*

Join us on Thursday, October 24th, from 7:00pm to 8:00pm for This is NOT* a Book Club. The trivia questions and discussion themes for this month will come from the book Breakout by Kate Messner. Trivia winners will get a chance to pick out a prize to take home including their own copy of next month's book! For kids aged 10 to 13.

  • Participants will need to register for the program AND pick up a copy of the book from the Children's Desk starting on September 27th. 

 

 

 

*Disclaimer: This might be a book club

Upcoming sessions

Thursday, October 24 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friends' Activity Room Breakout by Kate Messner Register
Saturday, November 30 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Friends' Activity Room How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle
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