Are you hoping to read more this year? It’s a noble goal, and a lot of people try to tackle it in different ways. Here at the library, we think it’s great for you to read more however it is that you make that happen. To that end, we would like to offer some help, […]

Next week, we’re going to be hosting an exciting program for folks who have questions about avoiding probate, trusts, wills, power of attorney, estate planning, and other legal topics. Danielle Pierce of Pierce Legal Group will be here on Tuesday, January 14 from 10:30 am to Noon, answering some of those legal questions. For any […]

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, and I long to be in Iceland. Why Iceland? It’s cold enough in Northeast Ohio, and the plane tickets are crazy expensive. But, you see, Iceland has without question the coolest Christmas Eve tradition ever. Jolabokaflod. The Jolabokaflod, which translates roughly as Christmas Book Flood, is a tradition that dates back […]

Last week I linked to some Best of the Year book lists from various websites and publications. This week, I come to you with the far more important North Canton Public Library Staff Picks for books published in 2019. I suppose it’s only fair if I go first. I read several books published this year […]

It’s that time of year when folks are trotting out their favorites of 2019 lists. I’ve made a few of my own, and next week I plan on featuring the favorite books of the NCPL staff, but today I thought I’d poke around the internet and see what other folks are saying. I was inspired […]

It’s December and that means all the holiday goodness is beginning. This Saturday we’re having a Gift Wrapping Party here from 1-2 p.m. Registration is required, but we still have spots available if you’d like bring two presents to wrap with other folks. And after that, Winterfest runs from 4-7:30, culminating in the lighting of […]

Back in October, I taught a class about all the great apps available for your Android tablet and phone. Well, next week, the Apple folks get their turn. Bring your iPhone, iPad, or iPod, along with your library card number and PIN, and I’ll introduce you to all the free library apps you can add […]

So next week is Thanksgiving, which means lots of food, a day off, and the beginning of shopping season. And while, I personally, have a pretty lowkey holiday planned, the library has some stuff happening you might want to know about. Let me sketch them out quickly. As you can see from the picture above, […]

This Saturday we invite you to our Second Annual LibCon 11-3! If you were one of the lucky folks who came last year, you already have some idea of what’s in store, but if you didn’t attend our first comic convention at the library, then let me tell you what we have in store. There […]

This past Friday, Macmillan Publishers’ new ebook pricing model for libraries went into effect. So, what exactly does that mean for you, a library patron who enjoys library ebooks? The simplest way to put it is you’re going to be waiting longer for ebooks published by Macmillan. So long, Macmillan hopes, you will stop using […]