Canton Public Library, at 786 Washington St., recently announced its upcoming programs for December and January. For more information, visit https://library.canton.ma.us/ or call 781-821-5027.
STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Friday in the Junior Room. Storytime includes stories, songs and fingerplays geared for ages 3 and older, but all ages welcome. No registration required.
DECEMBER BOOK DISCUSSIONS: No registration required. Check out books at the front desk. Books are available approximately four weeks before each discussion. New members are welcome. To get book club alerts, visit http://library.canton.ma.us/list.aspx.
• Biography Book Club 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. “Lab Girl” by Hope Jaren.
• Mystery Book Club: 7 p.m. Dec. 17. “Eggnog Murder” by Leslie Meier.
• YA for Everyone: 7 p.m. Dec. 20. “Every Day” by David Levithan.
BOOK AND MOVIE DISCUSSION: 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Aldrich Meeting Room.
The Middle School Book Club will discuss “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. Following the movie will be an informal discussion. This event is open to everyone in middle and high school. Contact Rosie at the YA desk with any questions. New members are welcome.
POETRY CIRCLE: 1 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Aldrich Meeting Room. The Poetry Circle is free and open to all who are interested in poetry. A poem will be distributed for discussion and participants are encouraged to bring a selection to share with the group. Meets on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, contact Louise LaFontaine at email@example.com.
CANTON MEMORY CAFE: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Community Room. The Canton Memory Café is a safe and supportive gathering place for friends with varying levels of memory loss to relax and enjoy conversation with their care partners and family over refreshments and entertainment. Memory Café will take place on the fourth Thursday of every month. Call 781-828-1323 for more information.
HOLIDAY DASH ROBOTICS CAMP: Dec. 26-28 at the Makers pace Room. Session one is at 10:30 a.m. and session two is at 1 p.m. Explore Dash robots over 90-minute sessions. Join the library for a three-day sequence of six morning and afternoon sessions with Dash robots over the holiday week. Attendees ages 8-18-year olds will learn to control robot movements and accessories with fingertip control and coding. Session one is an introduction to Dash Robots and fingertip control using the “Go” app and “Wonder” app. Space is limited. To register, visit http://bit.ly/2rfMzjy.
LINDSAY STRAW AT OPEN BOOK COFFEE HOUSE: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Community Room. Traditional and contemporary songs from the British Isles and America. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.; music starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for the general public and $4 for students. The Coffeehouse is on break in December.
LIBRARY AUTHOR SERIES WITH JOANNA SCHAUFFHAUSEN: 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Community Room. Join the library as it welcomes Canton author Joanna Schaffhausen with her second novel “No Mercy.” They’ll talk mystery, eat treats and distribute goodies. Schaffhause is the winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition.