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 […]

Earth Day is kind of our thing. With the help of the Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Recycling District, the City of North Canton, CHAMP and Know Your Roots, we always host a big event with a recycle fair and all sorts of other Earth friendly activities. We have a Green Team and we genuinely care about our impact […]

Here at the library, we love streaming video at the best of times, but right now it’s one of our very favorite things. Did you know that your library card gets you access to Acorn TV, famous for its selection of British TV? Well, guess what? You do! The process can be a little tricky, […]

We are so happy to be partnering with the Ohio Governor and all of our neighboring Stark County Libraries to provide books to children (between birth and age five) through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Since launching in 1995, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has become the preeminent early childhood book gifting program in the world. […]

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 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 […]

kind·ness /ˈkīn(d)nəs/ noun the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate Kindness comes in all sizes. Something as simple as saying thank you to the grocery store clerk can go a long way these days. There are so many ways to help right now. If you join the Stark Cares Covid-19 Community Network on Facebook, […]

Health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health are encouraging people who don’t feel great to stay home. This is always a pretty good idea, but with Coronavirus, aka Covid-19, floating around, it’s probably more important than usual. But just because you’re at home, that doesn’t mean […]

  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 […]