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It might be because I’m kind of a dork about my computers, but I have to confess that every time I get a new laptop, I can’t wait to personalize it. Now, a lot of it is practical—I want the programs I use all the time to be pinned to the Taskbar or the Start […]

Did you know you can write an entire novel in just one month? People do it all the time, and I’m not just talking about Stephen King and Nora Roberts, but amateurs with a crazy idea and some motivation. It happens every November during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), but there are tips you can […]

Do you have a favorite book? You know which book I’m talking about—the one you tell everyone about, and the one you look at someone a little bit out of the side of your eye if they say they didn’t like it. Yeah, that book. Well, we want to know how much you love your […]

Not to bring up those pesky New Year’s resolutions again, but a lot of people use this time of year to set the goal of learning another language. If that’s something you’re interested in, the library has a great database called Transparent Language. With nothing more than a library card and a desire to learn, […]

I’m not really the kind of person who makes New Year’s resolutions. However, I’ve been told that there are people who do (go figure!), and one of the most popular resolutions is straightening up your living space. Don’t believe me how popular this is? Marie Kondo, the queen of throwing stuff away, now has her […]

Are you panicking with last minute gift ideas? Take a deep breath and check out some of these best tech gifts for under $50. And let whoever you give that new tech toy to know that here at the library we have books, magazines, and an experienced staff to help them figure out how to […]

The North Canton Public Library has a lot of great databases, which is just a fancy name for websites with good stuff that we pay for and provide to you for free. One of my favorites is Lynda.com. This is a website with streaming video training on literally hundreds of topics that can help you […]

I mentioned last week that we have our Christmas tree up and displays out here at the library, but we have more than just Christmas happening. Our menorah is on the display by the checkout desk, and we have plenty of books covering holidays of all different faiths and beliefs. (In addition to the Holiday […]

It’s beginning to look pretty festive here at the North Canton Public Library. We have several great displays of our holiday stuff, which includes everything from magazines on crafts to holiday themed novels to CDs packed with festive music and your favorite holiday movies, just for starters. This means you can hum along to the […]

So, LibCon happened this past Saturday, and I have got to say it was pretty great. Our speakers were amazing, our vendors and artists had great stuff for sale, and it seems like a good time was had by all. We’re hopeful to do this again, so keep an eye out for that happening. It […]