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  1. Calendar Overlay Canton Library General Events Calendar (16)
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Canton Library General Events Calendar

  1. Community Forum on Opioid Epidemic

    October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Community forum to explore the growing opioid epidemic in Massachusetts and how it impacts Canton. A panel of local experts in the field of substance abuse prevention will present education and resources for the public. This program is sponsored by Rep. William C. Galvin and Canton Alliance Against Substance Abuse. Speakers: Allison Bauer, Director of DPH’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Dr. Dan Muse, Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Rowe, Dir. Of Education & Community Programs; Project Manager, Data Driven Opiate Overdose Prevention Unit.

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  2. Job Hunting Tips & Tricks

    October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Thomas Bailey Aldrich Meeting Room

    Are you thinking about switching careers? Are you starting to look for a new job? Have you been out of the job market for a while? Join Stefan Kalt, PhD, Certified Executive Coach, for a workshop on tips about how to conduct a successful job search. This program is free and open to the public.

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  3. Library Film Night: Arrival

    October 18, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    The library is holding an Oscar movie series highlighting some of the films that have been nominated for Academy Awards this year. Join us for a showing of Arrival.

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  4. Poetry Circle

    October 19, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Thomas Bailey Aldrich Meeting Room

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  5. DIG: Drop in Genealogy Club

    October 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Thomas Bailey Aldrich Meeting Room

    Join us for a new genealogy club at the library. Drop in Genealogy ( DIG) participants will meet monthly to share tips and tricks of genealogical research. Beginner's and experienced researchers alike can access the library's Ancestry.com subscription, troubleshoot research questions, and enjoy one another's success stories. Meets on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Carolyn Elkort at celkort@ocln.org.

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  6. YA For Everyone Book Club

    October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ YA Space

    You don't have to be a young person to enjoy reading about young people! This month we'll be discussing Reboot by Amy Tintera! New members are always welcome!

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  7. Canton Remembers: Our Veterans - a Photo Scanning Day

    October 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    Please help us create a digital archive to remember and honor Canton's service families past and present. Members who served in any branch of the armed services, who now or formerly lived in Canton or residents with close relatives whose service they wish to memorialize in this way are all welcome to participate. The archive will be made accessible on the Library’s website ultimately become part of the Digital Commonwealth. All you need to do is bring up to four photographs that are special to you. We will scan them and record information about the photograph. You are also invited to bring memorabilia that we will digitally photograph. Consider composing a short descriptive summary to accompany each photograph or item, including why it has special meaning to you. (Please omit the names of any non-relatives that appear in the photo.) All scanning will be done in the Library's Community Room on the lower level. No appointment is necessary. Light refreshments will be served.

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  8. Open Book Coffeehouse

    October 21, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Community Room

    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. 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. Performances are held (usually) the third Saturday of the month from September through June. No advanced tickets. The doors open at 6:45 and the music begins promptly at 7:30 PM.

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  9. Author Talk: "Chronicle's" Ted Reinstein

    October 23, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room

    Ted Reinstein, a reporter for “Chronicle” and author, talks about his newest book, New England General Stores. The general store was a place where kids came in to by penny candy, and adults came in to buy everything from swaths of fabric, to fresh vegetables, to four-penny nails. It was deeply woven into America’s cultural identity and the fact is, the general store is still very much here, and still very much the heart of some communities. Free and open to the public.

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  10. Library Trustee Meeting

    October 23, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Trustees Conference Room

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  11. Red Cross Blood Drive

    October 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Community Room

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  12. Friends of the Library Meeting

    October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room

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  13. Mom's Club Meeting

    October 25, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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  14. Developing and managing a diversified portfolio

    October 26, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Thomas Bailey Aldrich Meeting Room

    Volunteer Janet Walrod will offer common sense help for retirees looking to define their goals, develop their portfolios, and make specific investments. She will introduce readily-available sources of information, including paper and electronic resources available at the library, and she will address common concerns such as self-sufficiency, outliving savings, and the risks of inflation and financial exploitation

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  15. Canton Memory Cafe

    October 26, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Community Room

    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 event is co-sponsored by the Canton Council on Aging and Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. For more information call 781-828-1323.

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  16. An Afternoon with Henry David Thoreau

    October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community Room

    The Canton Public Library will celebrate the Henry David Thoreau Bicentennial with a special event. Participants can “meet” Henry David Thoreau. Historian Richard Smith, who’s realistically performed as Thoreau for nearly 20 years, will read an essay and host a lively discussion, taking questions from the audience about Thoreau. This program is free and open to the public.

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Canton Library Junior Room

  1. Story Time 10:30 am

    October 17, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    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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  2. Story Time 10:30 am

    October 20, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    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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  3. Play and Learn

    October 23, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Art & Activities Room

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  4. Story Time 10:30 am

    October 24, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    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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  5. Silly Science & Magical Math

    October 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Children's Story & Craft Room

    Please sign up at the Junior Room desk

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  6. Story Time 10:30 am

    October 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    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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  7. October Craft

    October 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Children's Story & Craft Room

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  8. Story Time 10:30 am

    October 31, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Room

    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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Canton Library Teens Calendar

  1. Dungeons and Dragons Club

    October 21, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Art & Activities Room

    Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! For new and experienced players in grades 6 and up! Snacks will be provided!

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  2. Dungeons and Dragons Club

    October 28, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Art & Activities Room

    Join the club to create a character and have an adventure! For new and experienced players in grades 6 and up! Snacks will be provided!

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