- Tuesday, July 7, 2:00PM - Penguins of Madagascar - Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. (rated PG)
- Friday, July 24, 2:00PM - Big Hero 6 - The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. (rated PG)
- Thursday, August 13, 2:00PM - Home - Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. (rated PG)
Do you ever feel exasperated when you buy your pet a brand new, expensive, toy and they’d rather play with the box it came in? Join us on July 22 at 7:00pm as we show you how to make awesome homemade pet toys out of things lying around your home. Durable, inexpensive and brain-teasing toys that will be sure to delight any pet. Registration is required.
Spring 1865: the closing campaigns of the Civil War by Perry D. Jamieson
The residence: inside the private world of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower
1920: the year that made the decade roar by Eric Burns
Fracture: life and culture in the West, 1918-1938 by Philipp Blom
Born with teeth: a memoir by Kate Mulgrew
It's a long story: my life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz
Jonas Salk: a life by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs
On the move: a life by Oliver Sacks
The Wright brothers by David McCullough
Summer is coming, and #cysisawesome!
Connect Your Summer, the Canton Public Library's summer reading program, kicks off on June 1! Whenever you read, attend a library program, or do an activity in the library, you can claim badges online. The more badges you earn, the more chances you have for winning prizes! For more information, check out a refresher on how to participate in Connect Your Summer.
Get ready to have a super mega ultra summer!
Gripping, fast-paced, and filled with the fascinating historical detail for which he is famous, The Inner Circle is a thrilling novel that showcases a brilliant author writing at the height of his craft.
Participating libraries will host events relating to The Inner Circle this May and June, including a special book discussion June 14th at 1pm, and author Brad Meltzer will appear in person at two events on June 22nd.
Due to popular demand, a ticket will be required for both author appearances. Tickets are free but limited and will be given away at the Information Desk on a first come, first serve basis to Canton Public Library cardholders in good standing.
Monday, June 22nd at 2 PM
Rochester Church of Christ
250 W. Avon Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
On May 7, 1915 the luxury liner Lusitania was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine. The ship sunk within minutes killing 1924 people, including 114 Americans.
Dead Wake [sound recording] by LARSON, ERIK
Lusitania: an epic tragedy by Diana Preston
The Lusitania by Simpson, Colin, 1931-
The Lusitania: unravelling the mysteries by Patrick O'Sullivan
Sinking of the Lusitania [videodisc]: terror at sea by produced by Darlow Smithson for Discovery Channel and the BBC in association with NDR and M6 ; producer, Johann Insanally ; director, Christopher Spencer
Last voyage of the Lusitania [videodisc] by produced and directed by Peter Schnall
From Doon with death by Ruth Rendell — British author, Ruth Rendell passed away at the age of 85 on May 2. Ms. Rendell may be best known for her Inspector Wexford series, but she also wrote several suspenseful stand-alone novels as Barbara Vine. She was named Grand Master of Mystery by the Mystery Writers of America in 1997 and the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement.
Congratulations to American Pharoah winner of the Triple Crown. American Pharoah is the 12th horse and the first since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. Come on in and see our display dedicated to the eleven Triple Crown winners and the beautiful traditions of the three highly acclaimed races: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. Also featured are materials available for check-out containing awe-inspiring stories of horses like Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and many others that have had an impact on our nation
Euphoria: a novel by Lily King — Monday, May 18th at 7:00 pm meet NYT Bestselling Author Lily King at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor. Canton Public Library's Lunch & a Book group will be discussing this award winning novel on Thursday, August 8, 2015.
The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, May 13. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!
The unquiet dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
The kings of London by William Shaw
Mr. Monk and the new lieutenant by a novel by Hy Conrad ; based on the USA Network television series created by Andy Breckman
Too bad to die by Francine Mathews
Beyond limits by Laura Griffin
Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black
Any given number: the ultimate sports debate: who wore it best, from 00 to 99 by Bill Syken, writer
Unplayable lies: (the only golf book you'll ever need) by Dan Jenkins ; foreword by Sally Jenkins
Chocolate chip cookie murder by Joanne Fluke — Joanna Fluke's Hannah Swensen will make her movie debut on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00PM. Hannah is proprieter of Lake Eden's (MN) premier bakery, The Cookie Jar. In-between her detecting, Hannah generously shares her delicious recipes.