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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

Oct
1
Wed
all-day Creative Writing Contest
Creative Writing Contest
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Do you have the “write stuff?” Explore the world of creativity during the month of October by participating in our creative writing contest. Stop by [...]
Oct
2
Thu
6:30 pm Unforgettable Mysteries Book Club @ Meeting Room B
Unforgettable Mysteries Book Club @ Meeting Room B
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
What we’re discussing: September 4 – Partners in Crime by Agatha Christie October 2 – The Sins of the Fathers by Lawrence Block November 6 [...]
Oct
3
Fri
3:00 pm Middle School Mania
Middle School Mania
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Middle School Mania is back after the summer break! We welcome all middle schoolers to join us each month as we either take on a [...]
4:30 pm Family Lego Club
Family Lego Club
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Family Lego Club for children in grades K-5 with a caregiver Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. October 3*, November 5, December 3 *October’s meeting will be held [...]
Oct
4
Sat
11:00 am Kids and Kindness
Kids and Kindness
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Kids and Kindness for grades 1-3 Saturday, October 4 from 11-11:45 a.m. Discuss the importance of kindness and prepare a caring craft as part of [...]
Oct
6
Mon
1:00 pm Computer Q&A
Computer Q&A
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
What we’re discussing: September 9 – Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen October 6 – State of Wonder by Ann Patchett November 3 – Wild [...]
4:45 pm K-One Club
K-One Club
Oct 6 @ 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
K-One Club for kindergarteners and first graders Mondays, 4:45-5:30 p.m. September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27 and November 3 Online registration is no longer [...]

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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 through Saturday, October 4, 2014.

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.