Are you new to Canton?

Welcome! We think Canton is a great place to live, work and play, and we hope you do too! At Canton Public Library, we're all about connecting your community. A great place to start is with the smartest card in town: a Canton Public Library card! Learn how to get your card, or apply for a card online and we'll email you your card number (within 72 hours).

New Canton residents can pick up a Newcomer Welcome Packet from the Canton Chamber of Commerce (at 45525 Hanford Rd.). For more information, visit the Canton Chamber's website or call (734) 453-4040.

Job Search Toolkit

Whether you are looking for a new job or considering changing careers, the library can help! In addition to the great internet resources listed here, the library has many books on resumes and cover letters as well as interviewing tips.

The Affordable Care Act has been changing health insurance in important ways since 2014. was created to provide information on health insurance. is be the home of the Health Insurance Marketplace, which allows residents to find, compare, and purchase health coverage.

ExpressSOS - Online Secretary of State

ExpressSOS aims to connect Michigan residents with easy-to-use Secretary of State online services at Supported by the Michigan Library Cooperatives, the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Library Association, the program allows Michigan residents to renew standard driver's licenses, change their address, and more, without having to visit a branch office.

Green Resources

CPL is committed to protecting the environment, especially locally. For tips and local resources, check out the Canton Green Pages:

Tax Forms

Access tax forms and instructions for state and federal taxes.

Detroit Zoo Tickets & More

Detroit Zoo Tickets & More LogoCPL is excited to offer the Tickets & More program with The Library Network and the Detroit Zoo. Through the Tickets & More program, you can purchase discounted admission tickets to the Detroit Zoo, and save on discounted memberships and dining. You can even purchase a pre-paid parking voucher. The discounted offers are updated at intervals throughout the year, in an effort to keep the program fresh.

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Please note that in respect for the need to maintain social distancing, the Michigan Activity Pass program is taking a temporary hiatus.