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CFL's Proposition #5 helps the library transition from three funding sources (town, village and levy from school district voters) to one source (tax levy alone).
Polls are open today, May 19, from 12pm-9pm in the High School Library at Canton Central School. Your vote counts, library supporters-- vote today on Proposition #5!
The Battle of the Books competition is on Saturday May 16th! The 9th annual Canton Free Library Battle of the Books begins at 10:00am at the First Presbyterian Church on the Park in Canton. We have 14 teams entered and spectators are welcome to watch and cheer for these amazing readers!
Preschool Storytime this week will be all about TURTLES. Children ages 3-5 and a caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, a craft, and lots of Storytime fun at 10:30 am on Wednesday.
The world is in bloom, and we’ve enjoyed some great weather this past week. With the warmer temperatures, there’s no need to drop your reading, however. We invite you to pick up a book at the Canton Free Library to take to the park or your garden this month. In the spirit of the season, we’re featuring novels with flowers in their titles.
Travel to another Canton in China, among many destinations, on the ship Ibis in Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh. This historical adventure chronicles the lives of the crew and human cargo shortly before the Opium Wars between the British and Chinese. Amitav Ghosh is one of India’s best-known writers, renowned for his epic sagas, impressive research, and Anglo-Indian prose.