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You’re likely heard of the North Canton Chamber of Commerce. You’ve probably seen their cute green awning and big window on Main Street. Like many, you might not know exactly what a Chamber of Commerce is or what ours does. They do a A LOT of really important work in our community! Their website tells us […]

  It is important to still stay in contact with friends, family, and loved ones during this time. You can send a quick text, email, or pick up the phone and actually give them a call! Depending on what phone you have, FaceTime is another wonderful option to stay connected, and it has been one […]

Databases. Now there’s a word to put the average person to sleep. However, I am here to convince you that it is, in point of fact, one of the most exciting words in the English language. You see, databases, when you’re talking about something you get from your library, is just a code word for […]

Tonight we would have hosted our monthly Family Board Game program at the library. Since we can’t have you in the library, one of our amazing librarians, Elizabeth, shares many ways you can play games at home (and she included a super cute photo of her cat). Some may say Board Games should be spelled […]

So, you’re trapped at home, I mean self-isolating, and you are desperate to figure out what to read next. Maybe you started a book that just didn’t work, or you went to the Ohio Digital Library and the book you wanted wasn’t available right now, or perhaps your ennui is making it impossible to pick […]

What matters to you? Schools? Transportation? Hospitals? Data from the U.S. Census Bureau helps inform planning efforts for all these important community resources. Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources […]

Tune in to see your favorite children’s department staff members reading, demonstrating STEAM experiments and more! Our staff misses seeing your kids during classroom visits and story times, and we’re committed to continuing to provide fun and educational content for them. Want to write your own novel during this “stay at home” time? We’ve created […]

If there were ever a great time to read a new book (new to you anyway), this is it. Below, we share what some of our staff members have been reading since the stay at home order was implemented. Elizabeth, NCPL Librarian Working at the reference desk, I frequently get asked to put the newest […]

If you’ve not previously taken advantage of the North Canton Public Library’s online resources for children, now’s the time! With a library card, BookFlix, TrueFlix, ScienceFlix and FreedomFlix are always available free to you. When you try these engaging educational tools, you’ll discover that you love them! Ready Rosie and PebbleGo are also available free […]

The final votes have been tallied, and I have to say #LibraryMadness has been a great isolation activity. We received more votes in the final round this year than we did last year when the library building was open, and I just think that’s the best! (And it puts the lie to folks who are […]