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Have you even been on our website and noticed that last tab on the right? You know, the one that says Learning and Research? Can you guess what’s under there? Here’s a hint—it’s where we keep some of the coolest stuff. Online Classes for Adults Now, you might be thinking to yourself, “I don’t wanna […]

Kanopy describes itself as a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Founded in 2008, Kanopy was established to provide academic institutions with essential films that foster learning and conversation. In 2016, Kanopy expanded its services to public libraries and now delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching films, available to stream anytime and […]

You’re working from home, teaching your kids, and the world is somehow expecting you to do something great with all the “free time” you have now that you never leave the house. But the fact is, you get done with your day, if you can even tell when your day is supposed to end, and […]

To my mind, one of the things that makes a library a library is book clubs. I run two at NCPL—First Monday and Classic Lit—and I love them and the folks who come discuss books with me every month. With the building closed, we can’t meet in person, but I’ve started a Goodreads Group where […]

By now, I bet most of you have heard about all the amazing and creative things people have accomplished throughout history during quarantine and isolation. Boccaccio wrote the Decameron, Shakespeare wrote King Lear, and all of that. There are some folks who are taking this as a sign that it just might be time to […]

  In this post, one of our amazing librarians, Elizabeth, shares information about one of our awesome digital products, Creativebug. Creativebug is an online service that allows you to enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. I have gotten so many of my library craft class ideas from Creativebug! Every month, […]

Adult and Teen Librarian, Elizabeth, shares more information about listening to audiobooks with Libby or Hoopla A book I just finished on our library app, Libby, was Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Dear Evan Hansen was first created as a musical and is a Tony Award […]

In this post, one of our amazing librarians, Elizabeth, shares some tips for working from home. Working from home is the dream… right? Well now many of us know working from home is more difficult than we thought! I have had some very productive days working from home and some other days that were not […]

  In this post, one of our amazing librarians, Elizabeth, shares resources for staying active and healthy during this stay-at-home time. Being cooped up at home doesn’t mean you should stop being active. I have found so many different ways to stay healthy! (However, I may had a few too many cookies from Little Chunk […]

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 […]