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Monday, October 25, 2021


1:00 PM - Story Time      


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. Theme all month long will be science.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021


11:00 AM - 1:00 PMNot So Scary Monster Mash      


Bring the littles in costume and get ready to party with music, dancing, and treats.


Saturday, October 30, 2021


6:00 PM - 8:00 PMSTEAM & Scream      


Come to the haunted library if you dare… Bring a friend or two and partake in strange and unusual activities and experiments. And don’t worry about that noise you heard… It was just the wind.


Monday, November 1, 2021


9:00 AM - Show Us Your Qua-leaf-ications!      


All Month Long. Can you identify the leaves on display at the library? Corrctly name the tree for each leaf (Psst... The library is a great place to research!) and be entered into a drawing to win a prize.
9:00 AM - Grab and Go... And Bring It Back      


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.


Wednesday, November 3, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.


Thursday, November 4, 2021


1:00 PM - Big Library Read - Five Total Strangers      


Join Cannon Library in this global reading program offered by OverDrive. Get instant digital access to the title -- no waiting! Read the book and meet to discuss. Call to sign-up and receive additional details. Register by Nov 1.


Friday, November 5, 2021


1:00 PM - Nature Craft - Leaf Mobile      


Register to create a whimsical leaf mobile. Use various mediums to color your leaves, string leaves to a piece of wood, and place outside or in your home to enjoy. Unable to make it to the program? Ask for the materials at the circulation desk whenever you're at the library.


Saturday, November 6, 2021


9:00 AM - 1:00 PMKids Drop-in Craft      


Happy Fall, y'all! Stop by anytime between 9am and 1pm to create an autumn-inspired treasure. While supplies last.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PMSuper Smash Bros. Tournament      


Do you have what it takes to win? Test your skills against other 7-18 year olds.


Monday, November 8, 2021


9:00 AM - Grab and Go... And Bring It Back      


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.
1:00 PM - Exploratorium - Bacteria      


NEW monthly science series!

Let's take a closer look at bacteria and explore the different types. Then, we will grow our own bacteria to examine the following week. Register by Nov 6th. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.


Tuesday, November 9, 2021


5:00 PM - Creative Pod      


Register to participate in a season corn husk craft session. Learn about the cultural and historical traditions of this art. Register by Nov 8th. Ages 7-15.


Saturday, November 13, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.
11:00 AM - Create o' Clock      


Starts at 11am and 1pm. Children feeling the impact of parent deployment can register for one of two sessions to build a 3D diamond art kit. Ages 12-18. Register by Nov 12th.


Monday, November 15, 2021


9:00 AM - Grab and Go... And Bring It Back      


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.
1:00 PM - Exploratorium - Bacteria      


NEW monthly science series!

Let's take a closer look at bacteria and explore the different types. Then, we will grow our own bacteria to examine the following week. Register by Nov 6th. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021


5:00 PM - Singing in the Stacks      


Show off your vocal talent (or disguise yourself with a mustache before picking up the microphone). Sing your favorite song solo or gather friends to belt with the best of them. For ages 10-110. Keep an eye our for kids karaoke. 


Wednesday, November 17, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.


Thursday, November 18, 2021


1:00 PM - Big Library Read - Five Total Strangers      


Join Cannon Library in this global reading program offered by OverDrive. Get instant digital access to the title -- no waiting! Read the book and meet to discuss. Call to sign-up and receive additional details. Register by Nov 1.


Monday, November 22, 2021


9:00 AM - Grab and Go... And Bring It Back      


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.


Tuesday, November 30, 2021


6:00 PM - Story Time      


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.


Wednesday, December 1, 2021


9:00 AM - Letters to Santa      


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.
9:00 AM - Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest      


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.


Saturday, December 4, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 


Monday, December 6, 2021


9:00 AM - Penguin in the Pages      


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 
9:00 AM - Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest      


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.
1:00 PM - Exploratorium - Animal Habitats      


Habitats are places where plants and animals live. Come learn about the diversity of life found in the arctic tundra by creating a diorama of the habitat. Register by Dec 3. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.


Tuesday, December 7, 2021


5:00 PM - Winter Wonderland Slime Time      


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.


Wednesday, December 8, 2021


9:00 AM - Letters to Santa      


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.
10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 


Thursday, December 9, 2021


5:00 PM - Nerf Wars in the Shelves - The Elves Save Christmas!      


Oh, no! Thieves have broken in to Santa’s workshop to steal his precious toys! Can the elves retrieve all of the toys and save Christmas in time? Register by Dec 8 to participate in this friendly parents vs. kids Nerf War. Ages 10+.


Saturday, December 11, 2021


9:00 AM - 1:00 PMKids Drop-in Craft      


Stop by anytime between 9 and 1 and create a delightful Christmas tree treasure to take home. While supplies last.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PMGuitar Hero      


How long has it been since you played? Get your jam on. Ages 10+.


Monday, December 13, 2021


9:00 AM - Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest      


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.
9:00 AM - Penguin in the Pages      


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 
9:00 AM - Letters to Santa      


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.
1:00 PM - Exploratorium - Animal Habitats      


Habitats are places where plants and animals live. Come learn about the diversity of life found in the arctic tundra by creating a diorama of the habitat. Register by Dec 3. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.


Tuesday, December 14, 2021


5:00 PM - Singing in the Stacks - Christmas Edition      


Do you know all the words to these famous Christmas carols? Sing your favorite holiday tune solo or gather friends to belt with the best of them. 


Wednesday, December 15, 2021


5:00 PM - Winter Wonderland Slime Time      


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.


Saturday, December 18, 2021


11:00 AM - 2:00 PMA Narnia Christmas      


Step through the wardrobe and into the magical world of Narnia. Concoct a healing cordial; practice your archery skills; taste the wonder of Turkish Delight; choose your allegiance to Aslan or the Ice Witch; and make yourself a crown fitting for Narnia royalty. And when it’s time to leave remember, “Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia.”


Monday, December 20, 2021


9:00 AM - Penguin in the Pages      


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 
1:00 PM - Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club      


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.


Tuesday, December 21, 2021


1:00 PM - Nerf Wars in the Shelves - Cops vs. Robbers      


Your mission as a bank robber is to collect the money bags throughout the building. But here’s the catch: Cannon’s very own Security Forces will be waiting in the shelves to apprehend you. Do you have what it takes to outsmart the cops in this friendly Nerf game? Ages 10+. Register by Dec 20.


Wednesday, December 22, 2021


10:00 AM - Story Time      


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 
1:00 PM - Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club      


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.


Monday, December 27, 2021


9:00 AM - Penguin in the Pages      


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 
1:00 PM - Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club      


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.


Tuesday, December 28, 2021


1:00 PM - Winter Wonderland Slime Time      


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.


Wednesday, December 29, 2021


1:00 PM - Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club      


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.

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Monday, October 25, 2021

1:00 PM -
Story Time


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. Theme all month long will be science.




Wednesday, October 27, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Not So Scary Monster Mash


Bring the littles in costume and get ready to party with music, dancing, and treats.




Saturday, October 30, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
STEAM & Scream


Come to the haunted library if you dare… Bring a friend or two and partake in strange and unusual activities and experiments. And don’t worry about that noise you heard… It was just the wind.




Monday, November 1, 2021

9:00 AM -
Show Us Your Qua-leaf-ications!


All Month Long. Can you identify the leaves on display at the library? Corrctly name the tree for each leaf (Psst... The library is a great place to research!) and be entered into a drawing to win a prize.


9:00 AM -
Grab and Go... And Bring It Back


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.




Wednesday, November 3, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.




Thursday, November 4, 2021

1:00 PM -
Big Library Read - Five Total Strangers


Join Cannon Library in this global reading program offered by OverDrive. Get instant digital access to the title -- no waiting! Read the book and meet to discuss. Call to sign-up and receive additional details. Register by Nov 1.




Friday, November 5, 2021

1:00 PM -
Nature Craft - Leaf Mobile


Register to create a whimsical leaf mobile. Use various mediums to color your leaves, string leaves to a piece of wood, and place outside or in your home to enjoy. Unable to make it to the program? Ask for the materials at the circulation desk whenever you're at the library.




Saturday, November 6, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kids Drop-in Craft


Happy Fall, y'all! Stop by anytime between 9am and 1pm to create an autumn-inspired treasure. While supplies last.


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Super Smash Bros. Tournament


Do you have what it takes to win? Test your skills against other 7-18 year olds.




Monday, November 8, 2021

9:00 AM -
Grab and Go... And Bring It Back


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.


1:00 PM -
Exploratorium - Bacteria


NEW monthly science series!

Let's take a closer look at bacteria and explore the different types. Then, we will grow our own bacteria to examine the following week. Register by Nov 6th. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.




Tuesday, November 9, 2021

5:00 PM -
Creative Pod


Register to participate in a season corn husk craft session. Learn about the cultural and historical traditions of this art. Register by Nov 8th. Ages 7-15.




Saturday, November 13, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.


11:00 AM -
Create o' Clock


Starts at 11am and 1pm. Children feeling the impact of parent deployment can register for one of two sessions to build a 3D diamond art kit. Ages 12-18. Register by Nov 12th.




Monday, November 15, 2021

9:00 AM -
Grab and Go... And Bring It Back


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.


1:00 PM -
Exploratorium - Bacteria


NEW monthly science series!

Let's take a closer look at bacteria and explore the different types. Then, we will grow our own bacteria to examine the following week. Register by Nov 6th. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.




Tuesday, November 16, 2021

5:00 PM -
Singing in the Stacks


Show off your vocal talent (or disguise yourself with a mustache before picking up the microphone). Sing your favorite song solo or gather friends to belt with the best of them. For ages 10-110. Keep an eye our for kids karaoke. 




Wednesday, November 17, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.




Thursday, November 18, 2021

1:00 PM -
Big Library Read - Five Total Strangers


Join Cannon Library in this global reading program offered by OverDrive. Get instant digital access to the title -- no waiting! Read the book and meet to discuss. Call to sign-up and receive additional details. Register by Nov 1.




Monday, November 22, 2021

9:00 AM -
Grab and Go... And Bring It Back


Pick-up a Christmas ornament and decorate it at home. Bring it back once finished to display on the library's Christmas tree during the month of December.




Tuesday, November 30, 2021

6:00 PM -
Story Time


Build your child's literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6.




Wednesday, December 1, 2021

9:00 AM -
Letters to Santa


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.


9:00 AM -
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.




Saturday, December 4, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 




Monday, December 6, 2021

9:00 AM -
Penguin in the Pages


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 


9:00 AM -
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.


1:00 PM -
Exploratorium - Animal Habitats


Habitats are places where plants and animals live. Come learn about the diversity of life found in the arctic tundra by creating a diorama of the habitat. Register by Dec 3. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.




Tuesday, December 7, 2021

5:00 PM -
Winter Wonderland Slime Time


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.




Wednesday, December 8, 2021

9:00 AM -
Letters to Santa


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.


10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 




Thursday, December 9, 2021

5:00 PM -
Nerf Wars in the Shelves - The Elves Save Christmas!


Oh, no! Thieves have broken in to Santa’s workshop to steal his precious toys! Can the elves retrieve all of the toys and save Christmas in time? Register by Dec 8 to participate in this friendly parents vs. kids Nerf War. Ages 10+.




Saturday, December 11, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kids Drop-in Craft


Stop by anytime between 9 and 1 and create a delightful Christmas tree treasure to take home. While supplies last.


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Guitar Hero


How long has it been since you played? Get your jam on. Ages 10+.




Monday, December 13, 2021

9:00 AM -
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament Contest


12/01/21 - 12/20/21 The sweater ornaments have been designed by YOU and are hanging on the library tree with care. Come in to vote for your favorite in each category: Ugliest, Geekiest, Most Festive, Most Creative. One vote per person per day. Voting ends Dec 20.


9:00 AM -
Penguin in the Pages


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 


9:00 AM -
Letters to Santa


12/01/21 - 12/15/21 Write a letter to Santa and bring it to the library to be mailed to the North Pole. (No postage necessary.) Each child who mails a letter will receive a personal reply from Santa via the US Postal Service. Remember to include your full name and mailing address so Santa knows where to send your letter. Letters must be mailed no later than Dec 15.


1:00 PM -
Exploratorium - Animal Habitats


Habitats are places where plants and animals live. Come learn about the diversity of life found in the arctic tundra by creating a diorama of the habitat. Register by Dec 3. Recommended for elementary and middle school grades.




Tuesday, December 14, 2021

5:00 PM -
Singing in the Stacks - Christmas Edition


Do you know all the words to these famous Christmas carols? Sing your favorite holiday tune solo or gather friends to belt with the best of them. 




Wednesday, December 15, 2021

5:00 PM -
Winter Wonderland Slime Time


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.




Saturday, December 18, 2021

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
A Narnia Christmas


Step through the wardrobe and into the magical world of Narnia. Concoct a healing cordial; practice your archery skills; taste the wonder of Turkish Delight; choose your allegiance to Aslan or the Ice Witch; and make yourself a crown fitting for Narnia royalty. And when it’s time to leave remember, “Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia.”




Monday, December 20, 2021

9:00 AM -
Penguin in the Pages


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 


1:00 PM -
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.




Tuesday, December 21, 2021

1:00 PM -
Nerf Wars in the Shelves - Cops vs. Robbers


Your mission as a bank robber is to collect the money bags throughout the building. But here’s the catch: Cannon’s very own Security Forces will be waiting in the shelves to apprehend you. Do you have what it takes to outsmart the cops in this friendly Nerf game? Ages 10+. Register by Dec 20.




Wednesday, December 22, 2021

10:00 AM -
Story Time


Build your child’s literacy and social skills at the library with stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Ages 0-6. 


1:00 PM -
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.




Monday, December 27, 2021

9:00 AM -
Penguin in the Pages


12/06/21 - 12/30/21 Can you find our three little penguin friends hiding in the library? Each week they will be hiding in a new place. Find and mark them off your winter wonderland map. Complete any two weeks and get a prize! 


1:00 PM -
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.




Tuesday, December 28, 2021

1:00 PM -
Winter Wonderland Slime Time


Join us for this winter slime-making workshop.  We will create slime full of snowflakes and Sugar Plum Fairy dust that you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Ages 7+.  Registration required.




Wednesday, December 29, 2021

1:00 PM -
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Club


Join us as we make our way each week through this Newbery Honor Book. Particpants will receive a copy of the book upon completion of the program. Ages 7+. Register by Dec 18.