Friends of Canton Library

The Friends of the Canton Library is dedicated to supporting and promoting the restoration, preservation, and use of the historic Canton Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, the country's first branch library.

The Canton Branch is located at 1030 S. Ellwood Avenue. Hours and other branch information can be found at the Enoch Pratt Free Library web site.

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Canton Library Restoration Update

The Canton Branch closed on Saturday, January 28, 2012  for its long awaited renovation and restoration.  The project is anticipated to be completed in the Fall of 2015!

Join the Friends of the Canton Library!

With the pending completion of the Canton Library renovation, the Friends will begin meeting regularly at 7 pm on the second Wednesday of the month at the South East Anchor Library located at 3601 Eastern Avenue, second floor meeting room.  Upcoming meetings will be on Wednesdays July 8, Aug 12, Sept 16(3rd Wed), Oct 14, Nov 18(3rd Wed).

You can become a member of the Friends of the Canton Library by downloading a membership application form (click here for form) and mailing with a check as indicated. Your membership donation is tax deductible.

Contact Us

For more information about the Friends, please contact us.

The Friends of the Canton Library is not an affiliate of the Canton Community Association.

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