Children’s Programs | 7.18.24

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Summer Library Program

Our Summer Library Program is a month-long celebration of reading fun during July (and some of August) for ages birth-12 years.  Specific age-group programs happen weekly. We also offer programs for families, such as science shows, magicians, clowns, storytellers and musicians, as well as Books at the Beach and the annual Pet Show!   

The schedule for programs will be: 

• Newborn-17 months with a caregiver meet Tuesdays at 10:30am 

• 18-35 months with a caregiver meet at 10:30 am on Thursdays (registration closed) 

• 3–4-year-olds with a caregiver meet on Wednesdays at 10:30 am (registration closed) 
• 5–6-year-olds meet on Tuesdays at 1 pm (registration closed) 
• 7–8-year-olds meet on Tuesdays at 3 pm (registration closed) 
• 9-12 year-olds meet on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm (registration closed) 

There will be special all-ages events on Thursdays at 2:00 pm:  
• Children’s Book Reading and drawing with Corrina Lyn on July 18th in the library’s Paige Room 
• Books at the Beach with special guest, author Laura Lavoie on July 25th at Taylor Park 
• The Annual Summer Library Pet Show on August 1st at the First Presbyterian  
Church. Registration is required.  

Registration for ALL age group sessions, with the exception of the birth-17 month  
old program, is required because our space is limited. Please go to , or visit the Children’s  
Room at the library to pick up a calendar. 

Children’s Programs

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS: Programming at the Canton Free Library (CFL) plays a significant role in providing literary opportunities for St. Lawrence County children and their families. All events are free. Some require registration. 

The following programs are also happening:     

Teens: Anime Club meets on Thursdays from 5 to 7. Join us to watch anime, both classic and contemporary. Ages 12-19, no registration required.  Contact Zach Woodley-White for more information.    

Programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Canton Free Library and the St.  Lawrence County Youth Bureau.                                  

Questions? Need to register for a program?                                             

Contact Youth Services Specialist     

Valerie White (Ms. Val)  

(315) 386-3712 ext. 4