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A nationally traveling
exhibit visits North Canton

September 18 - October 4
in the
Little Art Gallery

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upcoming events

Sep
17
Wed
11:30 am What is the Internet: introduction of the Internet and how you can use it
What is the Internet: introducti…
Sep 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
The class provides an overview of Internet service providers and connections, the ins and outs of a browser and the different types available and general [...]
Sep
18
Thu
4:45 pm Dreamcatchers for 3rd-5th Graders
Dreamcatchers for 3rd-5th Graders
Sep 18 @ 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Create your own dreamcatcher Online registration is no longer available for this program. Please call the children's department at 330.499.4712 x318 for further information.
5:30 pm Civil War 150 Opening Reception
Civil War 150 Opening Reception
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Civil War 150 opening reception featuring Kelly Selby and Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln re-enactors in the Little Art Gallery.
Sep
19
Fri
10:05 am Morning News Discussion Group @ Meeting Room B
Morning News Discussion Group @ Meeting Room B
Sep 19 @ 10:05 am – 11:05 am
Come discuss the news. No registration required.
Sep
20
Sat
10:00 am Civil War Documentaries @ Little Art Gallery of the North Canton Public Library
Civil War Documentaries @ Little Art Gallery of the North Canton Public Library
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
View Civil War documentaries throughout the day in the Little Art Gallery, where the Civil War 150 exhibit is on display.
10:00 am Civil War Re-enactor Encampment @ North Canton Heritage Society
Civil War Re-enactor Encampment @ North Canton Heritage Society
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The North Canton Heritage Society will host the 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry for an encampment outside their offices in the Portage building across Ream Street [...]
2:00 pm Learn about the Library FOR PARENTS
Learn about the Library FOR PARENTS
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about the Library FOR PARENTS of children in preschool through grade 5 Join us for this session that will outline various library services and [...]
Sep
22
Mon
3:30 pm Take and Bake with Ermanno’s for Teens
Take and Bake with Ermanno’s for…
Sep 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Is there anything better in this world than a good pizza? No way! Join us and our friends from Ermanno’s Legendary Pizza as we learn [...]

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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.

View PDF of a slideshow 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.