@ Your Library 8.13.19



@ Your Library

by Beverly Ewart


A special thank you to Steven Sauter and the National Down Syndrome Congress for their donation of a collection of books that feature the adventures of young people with Down Syndrome.


Thank you, also, to everyone who participated in our 2019 Summer Reading Program activities; adults and young people alike.  You made it fun to do and you make us anticipate planning next summer’s program with joy!


Junior Writers meet on the 2nd and last Thursday of the month from 3:30-4:50 pm. 


Teen Programs: 

Anime Club. Join us on Friday evenings from 5-7 to experience anime both old school and contemporary. Currently watching That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime.

Casuals Wielding Dice: Join Dave Crowell Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 5pm for epic adventures through a variety of different tabletop games! 

Chess Club: meets on Mondays from 5-7. All skill levels welcome.

Game Club now runs on Mondays from 3-5pm. Stop in at the library and try your hand at any of our multitude of games! 

Harry Potter Week is coming up! Watch the entire series from start to finish August 19-23. Two movies per day, starting at 10am. There will be an hour break between each movie.

Nerd Club is on hiatus until school starts up again.


August Programs for Adults: 

  • Fundamentals of Pastels with Bill Newman | Thursdays in August | 6:00-8:30PM. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Suggested donation $100. To register please call Bill directly at: 315-386-2058
  • Gaslands! |August 15, 2019 | 5:00-8:00pm Join Chuck & Jen for another session of Gaslands on August 15!
  • Oil Painting with Wilson Bickford | August 21, 2019 | 5:30-9:00PM. Wilson Bickford will guide participants of all skill levels through the creation of a beautiful landscape oil painting. Participants in the August class at the Canton Free Library will be painting "Late-Day Heron". REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. A $40 supply fee, payable upon arrival, covers the cost of all supplies, just bring your creative self! To register please call Wilson at: 315-287-4514 


Free Mobile Mammography: Upstate University Hospital will be offering free mobile mammography screenings on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Newell Field House on the St. Lawrence University campus. Women 40 years and older are eligible to use the van if they have not had a mammogram in the past year and they show no signs or symptoms of breast cancer. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Canton Free Library will host a registration session on August 27, 2019 from 1pm-3pm in the Paige Room. You can also register by phone: 315-464-2582, online at www.upstate.edu/noexcuses 

We are closed on summer Saturdays; our Saturday hours will resume the first Saturday after Labor Day in September.

Hours: Canton Free Library (phone: 315 386 3712) is open Monday 9:30am - 8pm, Tuesday 9:30am - 5pm, Wednesday 9:30am - 8pm, Thursday 9:30am -5pm, and Friday 9:30am -5pm. Please note that the book drop remains open 24/7 for returns. Rensselaer Falls Branch Library (phone: 315 344 7406) is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3pm -6pm. Morley Branch Library (phone: 315 379 0066) is open Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1pm - 4pm and Wednesdays from 3pm-6pm.  

For more CFL news, “like” the library page on Facebook.  Find new additions to our collection on our website: cantonfreelibrary.org. To renew your current checkouts, login to ncls.org; you may also renew via email at canlib@ncls.org, or by calling (315) 386-3712.

See you @ your library!