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This coming Monday is Presidents’ Day, and the library will be closed in observance of the holiday. That means you only have 6 days left to come in and get yourself some great presidential books, movies, and TV shows to celebrate the day. Below are just a few options. Turn: Washington’s Spies and Washington’s Spies: […]

  Last year’s #LibraryMadness event was one of 2019’s highlights for me. Much like college basketball’s March Madness, the wonderful patrons of the North Canton Public Library helped pick 64 books to enter a tournament. Every five days, there were new matchups for everyone to vote on, and eventually, we ended up with a winner—the […]

Happy February 2020! There’s so much fun happening at the Library in February. Download and print a list of the library’s February programs! We’re also collecting items for the North Canton Cares Pantry all month long. And remember that February 1st is Take Your Child to the Library Day!

The library offers several streaming services for ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV, and music, and most of them include content specifically designed for children. Some of them even allow you to search just for the kids’ stuff. But so far, only one of them allows serious parental controls that even the savviest kid can’t get around. […]

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 […]