Get Involved

The Library offers many ways to participate in your community.          
  • Join the Friends of the Library and participate in planning events and fund raising
  • Join dozens of library volunteers to assist our staff with shelving, making calls and other important tasks that help keep the Library open more hours
  • Become a tutor, and help a student succeed
  • Join a book club, attend a seminar, present a seminar
  • Be an outreach volunteer and bring books to the homebound
  • Run for Board of Library Trustees and help develop policies, and guide the future of the Library
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  1. Friends of the Library

    The Friends of the Canton Public Library is a 501C3 non-profit corporation of interested citizens dedicated to supporting and enhancing library services in Canton.

  2. The Open Book Coffeehouse

    Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, hot coffee, and home-baked goodies.

  3. Book Clubs

    Join one or more of our exciting book clubs!

  4. Volunteer at the Library

  5. Enter "CantonWrites"

    Canton Writes is the Library's annual town-wide, all-ages, short story, poetry & prose contest. Entries are accepted between February 1 and April 1. There are four age categories for authors to enter: elementary school, middle school, high school, and adult. Participants must live in Canton. Authors may submit a short story, poem, or non-fiction/memoir. All entries remain anonymous and are independently judged. An awards night is held late in April to hear the winning entries.

  6. Join Teen Advisory