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September Library Closings
Due to a major flooring replacement, the library will be closed: 
  • September 7th - 10th
  • September 14th - 30th
The Library will be open September 11 &12 (regular library hours) for you to check out as many items as you wish for the duration of the flooring project. Late charges will be waived during this time.

The Book drop will be available for your returns most days during the project.  Some exceptions may apply.  Please call or email the library if you have questions. 781-784-1578 or shlib@ocln.org

Holds will be available at the Canton Public Library. 
Canton Public Library Hours: Monday:   1:00pm - 9:00pm 
Tuesday through Thursday:   10:00am - 9:00pm 
Friday and Saturday:   10:00am - 5:30pm 
The Library is not open on Sundays, legal holidays, Christmas Eve, and the Saturdays preceding Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

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Congratulations to our Kindle raffle winners
Sophia and Jack are happy to take home brand new Kindle Fire's which were prizes in our "Every Hero Has a Story" summer reading program. Click here for more information about youth services.
Position Available
Position Opening 
Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to 
Lee Ann Amend, Library Director at Lamend@ocln.org
Mod Podge Madness
Decorate objects using the Decoupage-Mod Podge method this Fall. 
Saturdays at 1:00 pm - Oct 3rd, Nov 14th
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Children's Fall Book Clubs
Our children's book clubs, Pageturners (ages 6 - 7) and Bookzilla! (Ages 8 - 11) are starting back up in the fall! Click here for book lists and more info
Become a foliage Dective
Tuesday, Oct. 6th at 7:00 pm

Come join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts and More Easy Walks in Massachusetts, and become a foliage "detective".
Author Event
Wednesday, Oct. 7th at 7:00 pm

Author Lida Sanders will be coming directly from Holland to present on her book Do Not Go Gentle about Sharon resident Jelle Roos. Come listen to  this moving family history and learn about the author's exciting quest for this story, which started when she found a small and battered 19th century Bible.

 

Local Authors Roundtable Project
Thursday, Oct. 8th at 7:30 pm

Nine local authors will share the knowledge and experience they have gained as writers in the sci-fi, fantasy and horror genres.
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Boston Harbor Islands Passes

Boston Harbor Islands passes can now be reserved.

All passes are supported by Friends of the Library. 


Check out our New Adult Offerings

TechConnect
Every other Tuesday
11 - 11:45am
Oct. 6th and 20th,
Nov. 3rd

Join librarian Miki Wolfe to learn more about computer technology.
Registration required on Eventkeeper.   ~   Dates & Details
Sharon History Digitized
We've begun digitizing parts of our historical collection to provide off-site access to the documents.  Thanks to funding provided by the Digital Commonwealth, we will be able to digitize more items every year.  Included in the first batch are Marsengold High School Yearbooks, William R. Mann diaries, Deborah Sampson items and lots more. Take a Look!
Town of Sharon Celebrates its 250th Anniversary

 

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The LearningExpress Library has arrived!

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.

It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in computers, reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more. 


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