Wednesday January 23, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen McHugo  781
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen McHugo
  781 
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Neponset River Watershed Association
CONTACT: Kerry Snyder  215-260-5610  snyder@neponset.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Kerry Snyder
  215.260.5610
  snyder@neponset.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Thursday January 24, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Friends with Books
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Canton Memory Cafe

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT: MaryLou Sullivan  781-828-1323

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT:
  MaryLou Sullivan
  781.828.1323
  

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Silly Science & Magical Math

Join us for Silly Science & Magical Math (Grades 1-5)
"Silly Science and Mystical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child."

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Join us for Silly Science & Magical Math (Grades 1-5)
"Silly Science and Mystical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child."

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Meet Local Author Joanna Schaffhausen: No Mercy

Join us for an evening with local author Joanna Schaffhausen and hear about headline-grabbing cases,including one solved by FBI profiler where the cops nabbed the arsonist red-handed…only to find this was just the beginning of the puzzle. Talk includes an interactive piece in which participants are invited to follow the clues to solve an arson case. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. 

 

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027
LOCATION: Community Room

Join us for an evening with local author Joanna Schaffhausen and hear about headline-grabbing cases,including one solved by FBI profiler where the cops nabbed the arsonist red-handed…only to find this was just the beginning of the puzzle. Talk includes an interactive piece in which participants are invited to follow the clues to solve an arson case. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. 

 

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Paul Revere Heritage-Open Space Committee
CONTACT: Lisa Lopez
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
Friday January 25, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Saturday January 26, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday January 28, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
PreSchool Play & Learn

Ages: 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Ages: 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Office 365 & Google Docs

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness
CONTACT: Laura Smead  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Laura Smead
  
  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Trustees Conference Room

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Trustees Conference Room

Tuesday January 29, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Readers Cookbook Club

How to Participate:  Cookbook available at the library prior to meeting.   Discussion of the book and share cooking and recipe experience. Participants will prepare a recipe from the book to bring to the Library and share. 

Selection of the month:

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 3 spaces available.

How to Participate:  Cookbook available at the library prior to meeting.   Discussion of the book and share cooking and recipe experience. Participants will prepare a recipe from the book to bring to the Library and share. 

Selection of the month:

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Wednesday January 30, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen McHugo  781
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen McHugo
  781 
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
CAPE

CAPE Spelling Bee planning meeting.

CONTACT: Ellen Golden  617-388-3490  egolden3@gmail.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

CAPE Spelling Bee planning meeting.

CONTACT:
  Ellen Golden
  617.388.3490
  egolden3@gmail.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Thursday January 31, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Friday February 1, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Saturday February 2, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Canton Republican Town Committee
CONTACT: Lawrence Overlan   loverlan@suffolk.edu
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Lawrence Overlan
  
   loverlan@suffolk.edu

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chinese New Year Celebration
 
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday February 4, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Libby and much more...

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Sherman Woods Condominium

Trustee Meeting

CONTACT: Larry Levey  508-695-9006  Larry@frsqm.com
LOCATION: Trustees Conference Room

Trustee Meeting

CONTACT:
  Larry Levey
  508.695.9006
  Larry@frsqm.com

LOCATION: Trustees Conference Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday Night @ the Movies
LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tot Time Sing & Learn

Ages 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Ages 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Scholastic Book Fair
CONTACT: Meg Murphy  Meg5g1b@ahol.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Meg Murphy
  
  Meg5g1b@ahol.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Kids Kindness Club

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Thursday February 7, 2019
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Neponset River Watershed
CONTACT: Andres Ripley  ripley@neponset.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Andres Ripley
  
  ripley@neponset.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Democratic Town Committee
CONTACT: Steve Miller  samiller1414@gmail.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Steve Miller
  
  samiller1414@gmail.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Friday February 8, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Saturday February 9, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pairing Tea and Chocolate

Just in time for Valentine's Day! Join tea and chocolate afficionado Lisa Tavakoli on this exploration of the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate. She is a certifiied tea specialist and will share her knowledge of the healthy and heartful benefits of chocolate and tea, along with samples of both. Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort
LOCATION: Community Room
There are 34 spaces available.

Just in time for Valentine's Day! Join tea and chocolate afficionado Lisa Tavakoli on this exploration of the history and health benefits of tea and dark chocolate. She is a certifiied tea specialist and will share her knowledge of the healthy and heartful benefits of chocolate and tea, along with samples of both. Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  
  

LOCATION: Community Room

There are 34 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Elephant & Piggie Party

Join us for a story and craft! Geared for ages 4 to  8

Please sign up at the Junior Room desk.

Join us for a story and craft! Geared for ages 4 to  8

Please sign up at the Junior Room desk.

 
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday February 11, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Facebook

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Library
CONTACT: Linda Berman, President
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Linda Berman, President
  
  

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Biography Book Club

"Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer" by Lisa McCubbin

This is an inspiring story of an ordinary Midwestern girl thrust onto the world stage and into the White House under extraordinary circumstances.

CONTACT: Bonnie Jette  781-821-5027  bjette@ocln.org
LOCATION: Community Room

"Betty Ford: First Lady, Women's Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer" by Lisa McCubbin

This is an inspiring story of an ordinary Midwestern girl thrust onto the world stage and into the White House under extraordinary circumstances.

CONTACT:
  Bonnie Jette
  781.821.5027
  bjette@ocln.org

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees
CONTACT: Andrea Capone  781-821-5027  acapone@ocln.org
LOCATION: Canton Public Library
CONTACT:
  Andrea Capone
  781.821.5027
  acapone@ocln.org

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Tuesday February 12, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
 
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4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hoot! The Secret Life of Owls
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday Night @ the Movies
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Master Plan Steering Committee
CONTACT: Laura Smead  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Laura Smead
  
  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Wednesday February 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mom's Club of Canton Valentine Party
LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday February 14, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Walk Bike & Hike Committee
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
Friday February 15, 2019
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Middle School Book Club

 

This month we'll be discussing Miles Morales: Spider-Man, by Jason Reynolds. Reserve your copy online (ocln.org) or pick one up from the library today! New members in middle school are always welcome! 

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Canton Public Library

 

This month we'll be discussing Miles Morales: Spider-Man, by Jason Reynolds. Reserve your copy online (ocln.org) or pick one up from the library today! New members in middle school are always welcome! 

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime with Miss Marsha
LOCATION: Community Room
Saturday February 16, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Open Book Coffee House

Featured entertainer: Jon McAuliffe

"Soulful country tinged folk rock - our favorite kind of folk rock" --wrecking Ball Radio

Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, hot coffee, and home-baked goodies. The Open Book Coffeehouse is located on the Lower Level of the Canton Public Library.

The doors open at 6:45p and the music starts promptly at 7:30pm

Parking is to the left when facing the library from Washington Street. Enter by the "Special Events" door to the left of the columns, midway into the parking area.

LOCATION: Community Room

Featured entertainer: Jon McAuliffe

"Soulful country tinged folk rock - our favorite kind of folk rock" --wrecking Ball Radio

Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, hot coffee, and home-baked goodies. The Open Book Coffeehouse is located on the Lower Level of the Canton Public Library.

The doors open at 6:45p and the music starts promptly at 7:30pm

Parking is to the left when facing the library from Washington Street. Enter by the "Special Events" door to the left of the columns, midway into the parking area.

LOCATION: Community Room

Monday February 18, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3-D Printing drop-in

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

Tuesday February 19, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday Night @ the Movies
LOCATION: Community Room
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
BNI Massachusetts
CONTACT: Erica Gifford  978-443-6800  erica@bnimass.com
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Erica Gifford
  978.443.6800
  erica@bnimass.com

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Thursday February 21, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Poetry Circle

The Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. A poem will be distributed for discussion and participants are encouraged to bring a short selection to share with the group.

CONTACT: Louise Lafontaine  lotustnh@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room

The Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. A poem will be distributed for discussion and participants are encouraged to bring a short selection to share with the group.

CONTACT:
  Louise Lafontaine
  
  lotustnh@gmail.com

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
YA for Everyone Book Club

The Prince and the Dressmaker and Hey Kiddo

You don't have to be a young person to enjoy reading about young people! This month we'll be discussing two graphic novels--both The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang and Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.  New members are always welcome.

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  7818215027  rmoore@ocln.org

The Prince and the Dressmaker and Hey Kiddo

You don't have to be a young person to enjoy reading about young people! This month we'll be discussing two graphic novels--both The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang and Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.  New members are always welcome.

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  7818215027
  rmoore@ocln.org

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Matters-Pablo Picasso

Whether you swear by him or at him, Picasso was undeniably the most successful and influential artist of the 20th Century. He was able to change his style, so quickly, so completely, that he seemed like many different artists. You can’t like it all, he made over 50,000 works of art. But there will be one era, one style, even a single painting, that will make you say; “I didn’t know Picasso did that, I love that.”

Join us for a look at, and a discussion of, the many, many styles, expressions, loves and lives of the man at the heart of modern art.  Free and open to the public

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Whether you swear by him or at him, Picasso was undeniably the most successful and influential artist of the 20th Century. He was able to change his style, so quickly, so completely, that he seemed like many different artists. You can’t like it all, he made over 50,000 works of art. But there will be one era, one style, even a single painting, that will make you say; “I didn’t know Picasso did that, I love that.”

Join us for a look at, and a discussion of, the many, many styles, expressions, loves and lives of the man at the heart of modern art.  Free and open to the public

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Friday February 22, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Saturday February 23, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday February 25, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
PreSchool Play & Learn

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Office 365 & Google Docs

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Tuesday February 26, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages three and up, but all ages welcome. We do request that if your child is crying please leave the room, as it disrupts the storytelling
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Artisan Cheese Making
CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Wednesday February 27, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Master Plan workshop
LOCATION: Community Room
Thursday February 28, 2019
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Canton Memory Cafe

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT: MaryLou Sullivan  781-828-1323

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT:
  MaryLou Sullivan
  781.828.1323
  

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Silly Science & Magical Math

Grades 1-5

Join Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE for Silly Science & Magical Math.
Silly Science and Magical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child.

LOCATION: Community Room

Grades 1-5

Join Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE for Silly Science & Magical Math.
Silly Science and Magical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child.

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Friday March 1, 2019
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hessco Training
CONTACT: Sheryl Leary  sleary@hessco.org
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Sheryl Leary
  
  sleary@hessco.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Saturday March 2, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Canton Republican Town Committee
CONTACT: Lawrence Overlan   loverlan@suffolk.edu
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Lawrence Overlan
  
   loverlan@suffolk.edu

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Master Plan workshop
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday March 4, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Libby and much more...

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Alice's Ordinary People-Screening with Filmmaker Craig Dudnick

Alice's Ordinary People Screening with Filmaker Craig Dudnick. Alice Tregay's story: Ordinary people effecting extraordinary change for human rights. Five decades of fearless activism and the continuing relevance of Dr. Martin Luther King to the ongoing fight for justice. Discussion to follow. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Alice's Ordinary People Screening with Filmaker Craig Dudnick. Alice Tregay's story: Ordinary people effecting extraordinary change for human rights. Five decades of fearless activism and the continuing relevance of Dr. Martin Luther King to the ongoing fight for justice. Discussion to follow. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Wednesday March 6, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tot Time Sing & Learn

Ages 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Community Room

Ages 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Kids Kindness Club

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
SOFA Financial Planning Workshop
CONTACT: Michael Graff
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Michael Graff
  
  

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Thursday March 7, 2019
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Scholastic Book Fair
CONTACT: Meg Murphy  Meg5g1b@ahol.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Meg Murphy
  
  Meg5g1b@ahol.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Master Plan Workshop-snow date
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Democratic Town Committee
CONTACT: Steve Miller  samiller1414@gmail.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Steve Miller
  
  samiller1414@gmail.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Saturday March 9, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Good Buzz Consulting

Customer Service Consultation and Workshop.

CONTACT: Tarsha Stevenson  617-233-4805  tarsha@goodbuzzconsulting.com
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Customer Service Consultation and Workshop.

CONTACT:
  Tarsha Stevenson
  617.233.4805
  tarsha@goodbuzzconsulting.com

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Master Plan Workshop-snow date
LOCATION: Community Room
 
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday March 11, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Facebook

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Library
CONTACT: Linda Berman, President
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Linda Berman, President
  
  

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Tuesday March 12, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Wednesday March 13, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Author's Night with Jane Healey

Join us for an evening with author Jane Healey, author of the historical novel, The Saturday Evening Girls Club.If you loved Saturday Evening Girls' Club, Jane's next book will be sure to please. Beantown Girls is a novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II’s brightest heroines—the best of friends—take on the front lines. This program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale following her talk.

 

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Community Room

Join us for an evening with author Jane Healey, author of the historical novel, The Saturday Evening Girls Club.If you loved Saturday Evening Girls' Club, Jane's next book will be sure to please. Beantown Girls is a novel of love, courage, and danger unfolds as World War II’s brightest heroines—the best of friends—take on the front lines. This program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale following her talk.

 

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Community Room

Thursday March 14, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
AAUW Speaker Series
Saturday March 16, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Open Book Coffee House

Featured entertainer: Squeezebox Stompers 

Admission : Adults $14 Students $7

Cajun, blues and roadhouse rock 'n roll

Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, hot coffee, and home-baked goodies. The Open Book Coffeehouse is located on the Lower Level of the Canton Public Library.

The doors open at 6:45p and the music starts promptly at 7:30pm

Parking is to the left when facing the library from Washington Street. Enter by the "Special Events" door to the left of the columns, midway into the parking area.

LOCATION: Community Room

Featured entertainer: Squeezebox Stompers 

Admission : Adults $14 Students $7

Cajun, blues and roadhouse rock 'n roll

Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, hot coffee, and home-baked goodies. The Open Book Coffeehouse is located on the Lower Level of the Canton Public Library.

The doors open at 6:45p and the music starts promptly at 7:30pm

Parking is to the left when facing the library from Washington Street. Enter by the "Special Events" door to the left of the columns, midway into the parking area.

LOCATION: Community Room

Monday March 18, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3-D Printing drop-in

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mystery Book Club

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027  celkort@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday night mysteries; once a month on the third Monday at 7:00 pm. No registration required-read the book, join the conversation!

Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation desk-just ask for the Mystery Book Club title!

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  celkort@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Candidates Night

Candidates for Canton town office to participate in forum sponsored by the Blue Hills Civic Association and the Junior Statesman of America of Canton High School.

Free and open to the public. 

LOCATION: Community Room

Candidates for Canton town office to participate in forum sponsored by the Blue Hills Civic Association and the Junior Statesman of America of Canton High School.

Free and open to the public. 

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Library Trustees
CONTACT: Andrea Capone  781-821-5027  acapone@ocln.org
LOCATION: Canton Public Library
CONTACT:
  Andrea Capone
  781.821.5027
  acapone@ocln.org

LOCATION: Canton Public Library

Tuesday March 19, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Wednesday March 20, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Thursday March 21, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Regional Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition
CONTACT: Liz Foley  Liz.Foley@state.ma.us
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Liz Foley
  
  Liz.Foley@state.ma.us

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Poetry Circle

The Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. A poem will be distributed for discussion and participants are encouraged to bring a short selection to share with the group.

CONTACT: Louise Lafontaine  lotustnh@gmail.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

The Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. A poem will be distributed for discussion and participants are encouraged to bring a short selection to share with the group.

CONTACT:
  Louise Lafontaine
  
  lotustnh@gmail.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
YA for Everyone Book Club

You don't have to be a young person to enjoy reading about young people! This month we'll be discussing The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge or Damsel by Elana K. Arnold. Come to the February meeting to help decide! New members are always welcome.

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  7818215027  rmoore@ocln.org

You don't have to be a young person to enjoy reading about young people! This month we'll be discussing The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge or Damsel by Elana K. Arnold. Come to the February meeting to help decide! New members are always welcome.

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  7818215027
  rmoore@ocln.org

Saturday March 23, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday March 25, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
PreSchool Play & Learn

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children ages and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.
Presented by Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE.

 

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Marsha Preschool play n Learn a monthly STEAM/Literacy playgroup for preschool children ages and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers. Each month a different topic will be explored using manipulative toys,puzzles,games, crafts, and literacy based activities. Each session will include developmentally appropriate science,math,art,and literacy activities that are aligned with the monthly theme. Caregivers will be provided with a set of activities to continue the learning at home. In addition children will gain social/readiness skills such as listening, turn taking, and cooperation as they participate in the individual and group activities.
Presented by Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE.

 

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Office 365 & Google Docs

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Office 365 and Google Docs.

Office 365 is Microsoft's online version of their Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Docs offers free online Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations.

You'll need an email to sign up for a trial of Office 365 and you'll need a GMAIL account in order to see Google Docs, but we can sign you up for one if you don't have one already.

We'll be using our library Chromebooks, but feel free to bring your own laptop if you'd prefer to use that instead

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Tuesday March 26, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Readers Cookbook Club
CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Wednesday March 27, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Department of Public Health

Training which is hosted through the Department of Public Health and the institute for Health and Recovery, entitled Building Resilient Systems.

CONTACT: Rebecca Millner  847-431-0841  rebeccamillner@healthrecovery.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Training which is hosted through the Department of Public Health and the institute for Health and Recovery, entitled Building Resilient Systems.

CONTACT:
  Rebecca Millner
  847.431.0841
  rebeccamillner@healthrecovery.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Canton Junction Transit-Oriented Development Public Forum.
CONTACT: Laura Smead  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us
LOCATION: Community Room
CONTACT:
  Laura Smead
  
  lsmead@town.canton.ma.us

LOCATION: Community Room

Thursday March 28, 2019
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Canton Memory Cafe

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT: MaryLou Sullivan  781-828-1323

The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. This program is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Cornerstone, Comforcare, Tower Hill, and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call the COA at 781-828-1323.

 

CONTACT:
  MaryLou Sullivan
  781.828.1323
  

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Silly Science & Magical Math

Grades 1-5

Join Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE for Silly Science & Magical Math.
Silly Science and Magical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child.

LOCATION: Community Room

Grades 1-5

Join Marsha Wright from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE for Silly Science & Magical Math.
Silly Science and Magical Math is a school age parent child program that introduces children to science topics through fun hands on exploration. This program is for children in kindergarten – 4th grade. Some activities may be difficult for younger children, and will need parental assistance. An adult needs to stay with their child.

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Saturday March 30, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday April 1, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Libby and much more...

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Join us in the Maker Space for a quick introduction to Libby by OverDrive and more library content available on your phones and tablets.

Libby is the easiest and best way to access the largest library of e-books and audio for your mobile device, computer or Kindle reader for all OCLN patrons

RBdigital has electronic magazines for all OCLN patrons

Unlimited, unpaywalled content from NYTimes.com is available to all OCLN patrons in the library at all times, and at home or on mobile devices for 72 hours at a time

Hoopla has awesome access to movies, tv, music comics, e-books and audiobooks (for Canton patrons only)

Kanopy has excellent films (for Canton patrons only)

Freegal has streaming music and legit, drm-free downloads for your collection (for Canton patrons only)

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Club of Canton
 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Wednesday April 3, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tot Time Sing & Learn

Ages: 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Community Room

Ages: 9 months - 3 years

Join Ms. Marsha from Self Help Inc.'s CFCE to sing songs, play with toys, read stories, and complete a simple craft loosely based around a monthly theme. There will be a period of free play in the beginning of the program, which allows parents to chat with each other while their children play. This program is geared toward children ages nine months to three years, and siblings are always welcome.

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Kids Kindness Club

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Join the Kids Kindness Club which meets monthly at the library. School age children and their parents will be engaged in a multitude of activities based on kindness,friendship, and charity. Each month we will explore different ways to be more kind,giving,and a good friend. We will listen to stories and plan activities to help make the world a kinder place. Lesson are loosely based on the bucket fillers curriculum. This program is for school aged children grades K-4 and their caregivers which include parents, grandparents, guardians, and informal caregivers.

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Thursday April 4, 2019
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fearless Fly Fishing

Educational forum for Trout Fly Fishing

CONTACT: Cynthia Harkness  617-784-4880  czharkness@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room

Educational forum for Trout Fly Fishing

CONTACT:
  Cynthia Harkness
  617.784.4880
  czharkness@gmail.com

LOCATION: Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Democratic Town Committee
CONTACT: Steve Miller  samiller1414@gmail.com
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Steve Miller
  
  samiller1414@gmail.com

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Friday April 5, 2019
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Canton Art Association Monthly Meeting
CONTACT: Mona Podgurski  781-828-2854
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Mona Podgurski
  781.828.2854
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Saturday April 6, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Canton Republican Town Committee
CONTACT: Lawrence Overlan   loverlan@suffolk.edu
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Lawrence Overlan
  
   loverlan@suffolk.edu

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday April 8, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Facebook

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Everything you always wanted to know about Facebook but were afraid to ask!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Project Connect/MSPCC Support Group
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Library
CONTACT: Linda Berman, President
LOCATION: Aldrich Room
CONTACT:
  Linda Berman, President
  
  

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Tuesday April 9, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop
CONTACT: Susan Kelly
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Susan Kelly
  
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
An Evening of Frost

Celebrate National Poetry Month with actor and instructor Stephen Collins in a unique, interactive performance of some of Robert Frost's most memorable poems. Free and open to the public. 

CONTACT: Carolyn Elkort  781-821-5027
LOCATION: Community Room

Celebrate National Poetry Month with actor and instructor Stephen Collins in a unique, interactive performance of some of Robert Frost's most memorable poems. Free and open to the public. 

CONTACT:
  Carolyn Elkort
  781.821.5027
  

LOCATION: Community Room

Wednesday April 10, 2019
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Still Life Painting
CONTACT: Ellen MHugo  781-828-1727
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
CONTACT:
  Ellen MHugo
  781.828.1727
  

LOCATION: Art & Activities Room

Thursday April 11, 2019
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
N.A.
LOCATION: Art & Activities Room
Saturday April 13, 2019
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3:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT: Rosie Moore  781-821-5027  rmoore@ocln.org
LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! New and experienced players in grades 6 and up are always welcome! Snacks will be provided!

CONTACT:
  Rosie Moore
  781.821.5027
  rmoore@ocln.org

LOCATION: Aldrich Room

Monday April 15, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3-D Printing drop-in

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT: Matt Amory  (781) 821-5027  mamory@ocln.org
LOCATION: Maker Space

Come and check out our 3-D Printer!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Matt Amory
  (781) 821.5027
  mamory@ocln.org

LOCATION: Maker Space

Tuesday April 16, 2019
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Portrait Workshop