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Politics and Pasta
by Vincent "Buddy" Cianci

Mon Oct 13, 7:30-8:30pm
in the Conference Room

w/ Bonnie Jette

Sandrine's Case
by Thomas H. Cook

Mon Oct 20, 7:00-8:00pm
in the Community Room
w/ Caroline Elkort

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Sherman Alexie
Tue, Sep 23, 7:30-8:30pm
in the Teen Area

w/ Rosie Moore

CPL welcomes author Elizabeth Elo to Canton

Tues. Sept 30, 7:00pm in the Community Room

North of Boston is listed among Booklist's Year’s Best Crime Novels 2014.  Library Journal picks North of Boston as one of “Spring’s Best Debuts”

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The Canton Historical Wiki is supported with the bequest of Mr. Edward Bolster, and is predominantly the voluntary work of Mr. John Healey, a professional archivist and Canton resident.  Like the more famous "Wikipedia" the Canton Historical Wiki is intended to grow with the help of people willing to share their knowledge and expertise... people like you who care about preserving the memory of Canton's past.  Whether you choose to become a contributing editor, or just wish to learn more about Canton's rich history, we hope that you will enjoy this resource. is available to patrons for use in the Library. It provides genealogical information from over 4,000 databases and four billion names and covers the U.S., U.K., Canada, Ireland, and other countries, from sources that include census data, maps, military, immigration, DAR records, slave stories, and more.

The Canton Public Library accepts U.S. Passport applications by appointment. (Please call 781-821-5027). Four members of our staff are trained passport agents. Applicants should visit: to understand their particular requirements prior to calling for an appointment. Passports are valid for 10 years (or 5 years if issued prior to the 16th birthday). Plan ahead when traveling abroad: allow six weeks for processing your passport to avoid the $60 expediting fee.

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  Open Book's 9th season 2014/15 schedule is now available!

The Open Book Coffeehouse

Craig DeMelo

Sat., October 18, 7:30p
Special Events Door open at 6:45p

Acoustic rock, blues and soul, showcasing silky smooth vocals.


Mon 1:00p-9:00p
Tue-Th 10:00a-9:00p
 Fri-Sat 10:00a-5:30p
Closed Sun

(Children's Library closes 5:30p on Tuesdays)

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& E-reader (Kindle, Nook, SonyReader)

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statewide pilot project.

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