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If you’re a classic literature reader like I am, there’s a chance you pay at least a little attention to copyright law. A lot of classics are in the public domain, meaning that people can pretty much do whatever they want with them, explaining how the world ended up with something like Pride and Prejudice […]

It’s old news at this point that the Library has had to make quite a few changes because of COVID. One of the most frustrating changes for us and a lot of you has been our lack of newspapers. For so many people, coming to the library and flipping through The Repository was a big […]

Consumer Reports has long been a popular way for folks to research consumer goods from can openers to cars before they make a purchase. We carry the magazine, and even have several years of back issues at the Reference Desk that anyone can use here at the library. But what if it’s a Sunday morning […]

Start this January with love! In January for The Year of Reading Challenge, earn a chance to win a gift card by reading a Romance. You can read any romance you choose, but we have some options listed for you here. These recommendations are a combination of suggested romances from NoveList, a great database for […]

It’s not just a new month, but a new year, and better yet, we have plenty of new books and DVDs for adults! Below are just some of the new items we’ve already got or will be getting this month. Everything can be placed on hold in our catalog. So get yourself something to read […]

In 2021 the North Canton Public Library is encouraging adults to read all year, and we even have some great incentives for doing so. How is it going to work and what can you win? Let me explain just how easy and fun it will be! Everything will be done online through Beanstack, which those […]

So, no judgments here against myself or any of you, my dear readers, but 2020 has been, shall we say, aggressive with my middle-aged spread, and perhaps it has been similar for you. Being at home most of the time, and being pretty sedentary while I’m there, has kept me safe from coronavirus thus far, […]

So, yeah. 2020. It’s been a year. In the world of books, 2020 has seen book tours and book clubs (including mine) moving online and the delay of a lot of new releases. Books that were supposed to come out in the spring and summer got pushed to the fall. Other books got pushed to […]

Some authors publish so many books in a year, it can be hard to keep up with them at the best of times, and no one still needs to point out that 2020 has not been the best of times. Some of us around the library were talking about the authors who publish the most […]

If you follow us on social media, you might have seen earlier today that we finally got in Ernest Cline’s new book Ready Player Two. That eagerly anticipated sequel is one of the last big releases of the year, publishing slowing down a bit in December after an especially hectic fall with so many spring […]