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A nationally traveling
exhibit visits North Canton

September 18 - October 4
in the
Little Art Gallery

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Aug
22
Fri
12:00 pm WP Brown Bag will NOT be held in the summer @ Meeting Room A
WP Brown Bag will NOT be held in… @ Meeting Room A
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 The WP Brown Bag program will not be held in June, July or August. This casual group gathers to learn about WordPress, free open source [...]
Aug
23
Sat
11:00 am Video Game Tournament for Adults and Teens
Video Game Tournament for Adults…
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adults and teens: got game? Put your PS3 skills to the test as you battle it out tournament style. Prizes awarded to top three players. [...]
Aug
26
Tue
3:30 pm Register for Teen Back to School Lounge
Register for Teen Back to School…
Aug 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come and join us as we start the school year off right with some fun at the library! Relax and get to know your fellow [...]
4:15 pm Read to Sarge, our Tail-Wagging Tutor
Read to Sarge, our Tail-Wagging …
Aug 26 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Read to Sarge, Our Tail-Wagging Tutor Register in person or by phone to sign up for 10 minutes. 330.499.4712 x318 Tuesdays, between 6:30-7:30 p.m. September [...]
Aug
27
Wed
11:30 am Getting Social: social networking for beginners
Getting Social: social networkin…
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come learn about different social networks like Facebook and Twitter and why they are relevant and convenient, and how they can help organize your life [...]
Sep
1
Mon
1:00 pm Computer Q&A
Computer Q&A
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Do you have computer questions, but aren’t sure who to ask? Then check with our computer expert at one of these informative sessions. No registration [...]
2:00 pm First Monday Book Group @ Meeting Room B
First Monday Book Group @ Meeting Room B
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
What we’re discussing: April 7 – The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland May 5 – Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple June 2 [...]
6:00 pm Knitting Group @ Meeting Room B
Knitting Group @ Meeting Room B
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join this self-directed group for plenty of encouragement, friendly support, and fun, as well as discussing some projects we can get involved with! No registration [...]

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We are Exploring the Civil War

The North Canton Public Library is one of fifty sites nationwide selected to host Civil War 150, a national traveling exhibition that will be on display in the Little Art Gallery beginning Thursday, September 18 through Saturday, October 4, 2014. An opening reception, featuring a lecture delivered by humanities scholar and Walsh University Professor, Kelly Selby, and a visit from Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln re-enactors, will be hosted in the gallery September 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Read more about the exhibit.

The library is proudly partnering with the North Canton Heritage Society to offer free programs and events for the public in conjunction with Civil War 150.

September 6 – October 5: Ohio in the Civil War on display at the Heritage Society

September 18: Civil War 150 opening reception featuring Kelly Selby and Abraham Lincoln re-enactor at the library

September 20: View the 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry encampment outside the Heritage Society from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

September 27: The library welcomes guitar enthusiast Steve Ball for a presentation featuring six Martin guitars as well as actual sheet music from the Civil War time period.