The mission of the Cannon Free Library is to provide free resources, services, programs and enrichment in a welcoming environment to meet the informational, educational and entertainment needs of the Delhi community.

Preschool Story Time, Toddler Rhyme Time, Afterschool STEAM and more…

The Cannon Free Library hosts multiple children’s programs every week.

Read more about our morning and afternoon programs for children.

Tuesday, May 7: Attend the Delhi Historical Society meeting here at the library! This month’s program focuses on the Scottish Royalism of the 17th Century, presented by Edward Furgol. 6pm.

Our BOOK CLUB meets every other month to discuss a previously chosen book. On Tuesday, May 14, we’ll be discussing Master Slave Husband Wife, by Ilyon Woo. There is no “membership,” and all interested readers are welcome at every meeting.

Call the library if you’d like us to reserve a copy of Master Slave Husband Wife. 607.746.2662.

note: “rain date” Tuesday, May 21

Writers’ Group: If you’re a writer or a Poet–published or otherwise–please consider a sit-down with the Cannon Free Library Writers’ Group. Meetings every second Wednesday of the month at 1pm.

MAHJONG action takes place every Thursday between noon and 4pm. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert or just curious about either Chess or Mahjong, you’re welcome to come and play. Bring a friend!

The library BRIDGE group meets on Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:30 and is always in need of interested Bridge players and “wannabe” Bridge players!

The Delhi Historical Society

The Delhi Historical Society’s Annual Meeting will take place at the library on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 6:00.  After the brief business meeting, presenter Edward Furgol will take the stage and discuss his book and research on Scottish Royalism 1638-1651, and he’ll provide a tour of Scotland.  All are welcome to attend both the meeting and the lecture.

Edward Furgol, D.Phil., graduated from Oxford University and has had a multi-dimentional, distinguished career as a historian, a curator and a writer in the UK and in America. He has produced historical exhibits on such renowned individuals as Mary Queen of Scots. After retiring as the managing director of the National Museum of the United States Navy, Dr. Furgol revised his book A Regimental History of the Convenanting Armies, 1639-1651, and written chapters for His Majesty’s Loyal Subjects: The Scottish Royalist Armies of the British Civil Ware, 1639-1655, co-authored with Dr. Andrew Lind.