The Canton Free Library seeks to provide informational, educational, and recreational reading, viewing, and listening materials as well as services for users of all ages.
Talking Books on Tape and CD
Music CDs for Adults & Children
Large Print Books
Videos for Children & Adults
DVDs for Adults & Children
Book & Cassette/CD Kits
Software Games for Children and Teens (For use in the Library)
In addition, CFL offers limited access to special collections for those conducting local history and genealogy searches.
Menard (Adirondack) Collection
Local History Scrapbooks - Now available online at http://scrapbooks.cantonfreelibrary.org
Local and Area Historical Sources
Reserved Materials & Special Requests:
Holds may be placed on all circulating materials in person, by telephone or from any computer with Internet access. Go to the Library's website at www.ncls.org Type in your 13-digit library card number; your PIN is the last 4 digits of your telephone number. Notice of available
materials is given by email, telephone or post card.
Public Access Computers - (PACs):
Computers with word processing and Internet access are available to the public. Our Internet Access computers offer Road Runner connection to the Internet.
Each patron must have a Canton Free Library card prior to using our PACs.
Each patron must read and sign a user's agreement.
A parent or legal guardian is required to sign an agreement for all children under 15 years of age.
Patrons may reserve computer use time in person or by telephoning the library. Computer time is scheduled in one-hour blocks per day. An additional hour may be granted if no one is waiting.
Computer printouts are 20¢ per sheet for black and white copies and 50¢ per sheet for color copies.
Story times at various Canton area schools and child care centers
Library materials made available to residents of the United Helpers Nursing Home
Library materials delivered by Library volunteers to both Canton high-rise buildings
Reference and NOVEL Database searching
LearningExpress tests online
HeritageQuest genealogy database
Photocopying and FAX machine use
Nonprofit community groups meeting place
Tax forms (with reference materials) available January through April
Bulletin Board available for nonprofit group announcements
Brochure rack with various pamphlets of interest to the community