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Upcoming Events

Lego Club

The library continues to hold its monthly meeting for LEGO lovers. We now meet on Tuesdays from 3:45-4:45. No registration is required, and we provide all the LEGOs. Bring your imagination and be ready to have some fun with your fellow BLOCK HEADS! We also now have Mega Blocks for ages 3 and up who […]

Camp Ellis

Join us for a history of Camp Ellis and the Ipava area with Marion Cornelius of the Easley Pioneer Museum in Ipava. Camp Ellis was one of the largest Armed Service Forces training camps in the country in the 1940s.  It also housed some German prisoners of war.  The training activities ended in 1944 but […]

Make It & Take It Tween Program

Kids 8 and up, come and get your design on! This maker space program will feature new and creative activities every month. You make it, you take it home! Please register by calling 647-0328.

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    Library Hours & Location

    205 West Chestnut
    Canton, IL 61520-2499
    309-647-0328 (phone) - 309-647-8117 (fax)

    Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    (Year round)

    Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    (Year round)

    Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    (Summer hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

    Sunday: Closed

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    Camp Ellis

    Camp Ellis

    Marion Cornelius of the Easley Pioneer Museum will visit the library Thursday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. to talk about Camp Ellis.  In the 1940s, Camp Ellis was one of the largest Armed Service Forces training camps in the country.  The camp also housed, for a time, some German POWs.  The training activities ended in 1944, but […]


    Spoon River Anthology with Larry Eskridge

    Larry Eskridge will be joining us at the library Thursday, April 23, to discuss the 100th anniversary of Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters.  This fun and informative event begins at 6:30p.m.  No registration is required.

    AWE station

    AWE Early Literacy Station

    Come to the children’s department to see our new AWE Early    Literacy Station loaded with 70+ programs for children ages 2-8.  The learning programs cover reading, language arts, math, science,  STEM,  social studies, writing, graphic arts, typing, music and more.