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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 […]

  Inspired by the excitement of LibCon coming this Saturday, I wandered around the Library talking with some of my coworkers about their favorite fandoms. “What is a fandom?” you may be asking, as several of my coworkers did. At its most basic, a fandom is a collection of people, in person or online, who […]

A couple of Saturdays from now on November 17, the library is going to be turned into a fantastic space for geeks of all stripes. We’re going to have vendors and artists selling games, comics, artwork, and more. There will be classes sharing the secrets of special effects makeup and how to draw chibis. (Chibi, […]

As I mentioned about a month ago, November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  The idea is that at Midnight on November 1, you start writing a novel, and by 11:59 p.m. on November 30 you have at least 50,000 words written. (Writing “The End” is a bonus, but it’s really the goal of 50,000 […]

Tomorrow (that would be Wednesday, October 24) I’ll be teaching a class here at the Library on how to use Hoopla, one of the Library’s digital services. You can use Hoopla to listen to audiobooks on your smartphone, stream movies to your TV, read comics on your tablet, and all sorts of great stuff. There’s […]

    We here at the Library believe in getting folks books for free. And honestly, however we can make that happen is OK by us. We don’t have it? We’ll borrow it from another library in the state. The libraries we borrow from don’t have it? Let’s see if the Stark County district library has […]