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April 1, 2015 at CPL

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Not In Our Town: Stop Hate Together

Join us for an informative evening sponsored by the Canton Response to Hate Crimes Coalition. This presentation is part of an initiative entitled “Not In Our Town: Stop Hate Together” a program for people and communities working together to stop hate, address school bullying and build safe, inclusive environments for all. The focus for this event will be on Sikh-Americans. A Sikh representative will discuss his religion and culture and to answer any questions. Thursday April 2 at 7:00 PM

Nonfiction Picture Books for Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, try one of these great picture books featuring the true stories of strong, smart women throughout history. 

America's champion swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by written by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Terry Widener
Describes the life and accomplishments of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel and a figure in the early women's rights movement

Eleanor quiet no more: the life of Eleanor Roosevelt by written by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Gary Kelley
Explores the life of Eleanor Roosevelt from her upbringing, education, and marriage to Franklin Delano.



Elizabeth leads the way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote by Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrations by Rebecca Gibbon
Describes the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a pioneer of women's rights.

Board Gaming League of Canton

Into board games like Catan, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday, April 4  between 12:00 PM - 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meeting. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks!

Target Family Reading Night: Fluffy Bunnies

Families with children ages 4-8 can join us for a cozy evening celebrating fluffy bunnies. We'll read stories, create something, and have a little snack. We might even get a visit from some fuzzy bunny friends from the Great Lakes Rabbit Sanctuary

Register beginning March 26.

Sponsored by Target Early Literacy Grant and the Friends of the Canton Public Library.


Starfish Family Services: Babysitters Club

Summer is around the corner. Babysitting is an excellent way to spend your time and possibly make a few extra bucks in the process. On Saturday, April 11th from 9:30 AM-3:30 PM the staff from Starfish Family Services will teach young men and women from 6th-8th grade the basics of babysitting, including safety in the home and caring for infants. Participants will receive training in first aid. This is an all day event, so don't forget to bring a sack lunch. Registration begins on March 26th.

Royal Baby Shower

Join us for high tea as we celebrate Prince George becoming a big brother! All the fun and games you would expect at a regular baby shower, but with a royal twist. Participants are asked to bring a package of diapers as a baby gift to be donated to Starfish Family Services Diaper Bank.  Registration is required and space is limited. Saturday April 18 at 1:00 PM.

Teens Vote For Your Favorite Book

Teens, It is time to vote for your favorite book.  The Michigan Library Association give the Thumbs Up! Award annually to the author who writes a book with the most teen appeal.  Teens vote to choose the winner.  Now is the time to have your say!