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NCPL Mobile has arrived!


Want to renew an item or place one on hold?

Looking for library hours?

Need to download an eBook?

Want to register for a program?

Our new app offers all of this and more!

The app puts the library at your fingertips. From any mobile phone or tablet connected to the Internet you can instantly tap into library resources. You can search the library catalog, check your account, ask a question, find events and more.

You can find the free app in the app store you use for your mobile device (Apple, Android, Amazon, Windows 8). 

Explore Online Learning

The North Canton Public Library encourages you to never stop learning. We are making that easier by providing two powerful new continuing education services that are designed specifically for patrons of public libraries. Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, you now have access to online courses that are accessible anywhere, anytime. Some classes may provide CEU credit (at a fee to the user).

Courses that are free for all patrons interested in any discipline


Well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with fellow students


A platform that is easy to use; you use your library account to sign up and log in


Six-week courses that are offered year-round

Enroll in the courses of your choice through the "learning and research" tab at 

Enroll free in as many as five courses at a time


Take up to six months to finish each course


Access your course 24/7 via the Internet


Attend class and complete assignments on your schedule


Each course has a real instructor with whom you may communicate with via eMail



Upcoming Programs for Children, Teens and Adults

For Children 

new! easy. open. accessible.
We are no longer requiring registration for the ongoing children’s programs listed below. So, pop-in for a storytime or join us for a Lego Club. We hope you can make the full session of each program, but we understand if you can’t. And if you’re that family who always intended to register, but forgot, come join us! We know you’re busy. We know committment can be hard. We’re embracing the flexibilty that families need. BUT we still plan to see you, so mark your calendars!

Ongoing Programs

No registration required. Please let the children’s department know if you’d like reminder eMails or calls.


Baby, Books & Me for newborn-24 month old with caregiver

Tuesdays, 10:30-10:50 a.m.

February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 10, 17, 24


Tales for Twos for two year olds with a caregiver

Wednesdays, 10:30-10:50 a.m.

February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 11, 18, 25


Reading Round-Up for 3-5 year olds with a caregiver

Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m.

February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 5, 12, 19, 26


Evening Story Time for families with 3-5 year olds 

(siblings welcome)

Tuesdays, 6:30-7 p.m.

March 24 and April 28


K-One Club for kindergarteners and first graders

Mondays, 4:45-5:30 p.m.

February 2, 9, 23 and March 2, 9, 16 


Family Lego Club for children in grades K-5 with a caregiver

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6


Mother/Daughter Book Club 

for girls in grades 3-5 with their moms

Thursdays, 6:45-7:30 p.m.

February 19, March 26, April 23

Pick up the selected book title at the Children’s Desk.


Special Interest Programs

Registration IS REQUIRED for the following programs. 


Valentine Party for 2-6 year olds with a caregiver

Saturday, February 14 starting at 10 a.m.

Register at


Crafty Kids for 1st-3rd graders

Fridays from 4:45-5:30 p.m.

February 20, March 20, April 17

Join us to complete a variety of fun crafts!

Register at


Board Games for grades 3-5

Saturday, February 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Register at


Read to Sarge, Our Tail-Wagging Tutor

Register in person or by phone for a 10 minute session.

Tuesdays, between 6:30-7:30 p.m.

February 3, 17, March 3, 17

See all of our children's programs.

For Teens and Middle Schoolers

Middle School Mania

First Friday of every month at 3 p.m.

Join us the first Friday of each month as we take on a new craft, learn to cook something tasty or just have fun together! This Friday, February 6, we'll be making vegetable soup from scratch!


Second Thursday of every month at 3:30 p.m.

Join us as we relax after a hard day of school with a movie and some delicious food. Movies to be announced. Signed permission slips will be required for any movies with a PG-13 rating. Stay tuned to for details!

Teen Gamer Club

Thursdays, February 19 and Thursday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m

Do you love video games? Then join us for this new monthly program in which you and your fellow gamers can unite to talk, play, eat and breathe video games! The future activities of this club will be decided by the group members, so don’t miss out on being a part of shaping this new library tradition. 


Teen Community Service: Soap Making

Wednesday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m.

It's another opportunity for local teens to contribute to the community, earn service hours and so something for others. We are going to make homemade soap and finalize our collection of toothbrushes and toothpaste for a homeless shelter. We keep records of high school student service projects to help with college applications. 


Teen Graphic Novel Club

Thursday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m.

Whether you are a comic book nerd or a manga junkie, you won’t want to miss our new Teen Graphic Novel Club! Join us as we gather together to discuss our favorite graphic novels, do fun activities, discuss which graphic novels should be added to the library’s collection, and just enjoy the company of some fellow graphic novel fans. The focus of future meetings will be decided by the group.


There's more!
See all of our upcoming programs for teens and middle schoolers.

For Adults


NCPL Knitting Group
Mondays, February 2 and March 2 at 6 p.m.

Join this self-directed group for plenty of encouragement, friendly support and fun. 

Crafter’s Corner

Tuesday, February 10 at 6 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early by decorating a wine glass for yourself and someone special. Please register in advance at

For the Love of Chocolate!

Wednesday, February 11 at 6 p.m.

From decreasing cortisol levels to immune-boosting flavonoids, Hometown Chocolates will help us explore the health benefits of America’s favorite creamy confection. Plenty of tasty samples provided! Please register in advance.

Balloon Twisting Workshop

Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m.

Learn balloon twisting techniques to make delightful creations with Ken Palosi. All materials provided. Please register in advance.

Exploring the Arts with Al Albecete

Saturday, February 28 at 10 a.m.

Join former curator of the Canton Museum of Art, Al Albacete, in the first of his three-part series exploring the arts. This installment will include an in-depth discussion of Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique."

Cookbook Club

Tuesday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Do you love to cook? Are you eager to try new recipes, but hesitate to spend money on ingredients for a dish your family may not enjoy? Cookbook Club is the perfect place for you! Bring a covered dish to share as well as the recipe and we’ll spend time sampling and discussing each other’s creations. January’s theme is healthy cooking. Plates and flatware provided. Call 330.499.4712 x311 for more information.

See all of our upcoming programs for adults.



New! Read the New York Times online free any time you are inside the library.

We're blogging!

Hear from our librarians and other staff members through our new blog. They will be sharing information about upcoming programs, the latest book and film releases, literacy and a whole lot more! 

You can find their blogs at

Looking to revitalize your brain after the draining holidays? Come and join one of our many vitalizing book clubs! Meet new people and enjoy some conversations you can’t find anywhere else. You can refresh your life in 2015 by joining one of NCPL’s intriguing book clubs! 


First Monday Book Chat

First Monday of the month at 2 p.m.


Unforgettable Mysteries Book Club

First Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.


Readable History Book Discussion

Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

In the Little Art Gallery

Art from the Classroom
featuring the artwork of North Canton City Schools and St. Paul’s School

High School Exhibit

On display January 15 - February 1

Opening reception: Thursday, January 15, 5-6:30 p.m.


Middle School Exhibit

On display February 5 - February 22

Opening reception: Thursday, February 5, 5-6:30 p.m.


Intermediate School Exhibit

On display February 26 - March 15

Opening reception: Thursday, February 26, 5-6:30 p.m.


Elementary School Exhibit

On display March 19 - April 5

Opening reception: Thursday, March 19 from 5-6:30 p.m.

Artist: Hayley Bolanz
Title: Rain
Media: Silk Design
Grade: 12
Teacher: Janet Baran

Up next: The 73rd Annual May Show
Call for Entries is now available.

Due to budget cuts, the IRS will no longer provide tax instruction booklets at public libraries. We will still have the 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ tax forms, and reproducible copies from Publication 1132 and Publication 17. You may contact the IRS by phone: 1.800.829.3676, online: to view and download, or, to order tax products to be delivered to you by mail. 

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