Come celebrate the winter season with us! Kids ages 4-8 with their grownups can join us Monday, December 22 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM for tons of winter fun. We'll read a story, make a wintery craft, play games, and enjoy a tasty snack. We look forward to seeing you there!
This program is sponsored by Target and the Friends of the Canton Public Library.
Crafty kids can get in a winter groove on Tuesday, December 23, 2:00-3:00 PM by creating a Snowpal Mason Jar Decoration. Registration begins November 24. This program is for ages 7-12.
Families and kids in grades K-4 can practice engineering and architectural skills building
an edible gingerbread house. Add your imagination and artistic skills to our big cardboard gingerbread house
too. All supplies will be provided. Thursday, December 18, 2014, 7:00-8:00 PM. Registration is required.
Gingerbread House by White 77 under CC0 1.0 Universal
Sophie's squash by Pat Zietlow Miller; illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
Not all princesses dress in pink by Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple Yolen; illustrated by Anne-Sophie Lanquetin
Amazing Monty by Johanna Hurwitz; illustrated by Anik McGrory
Looking for fascinating stories about real people? Explore the following list for some suggestions.
The watcher: Jane Goodall's life with the chimps by Jeanette Winter
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
The boy who loved math: the improbable life of Paul Erdős by Deborah Heiligman; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
The tree lady: the true story of how one tree-loving woman changed a city forever by H. Joseph Hopkins; illustrated by Jill McElmurry
The little plant doctor: a story about George Washington Carver by Jean Marzollo; illustrated by Ken Wilson-Max
Where is dear dragon? by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell
Daniel's mystery egg by Alma Flor Ada ; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Where is the green sheep? by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek
Knuffle Bunny: a cautionary tale by Mo Willems
The doghouse by Jan Thomas
Young Cam Jansen and the circus mystery by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Susanna Natti
Detective Dinosaur: lost and found by James Skofield ; pictures by R.W. Alley
Baxter the Tweeting dog by [Doreen Marts]
Bean Dog and Nugget: the ball by Charise Mericle Harper
Owly. Vol. 3. Flying lessons by Andy Runton
Silly Lilly in What will I be today?: a toon book by Agnès Rosenstiehl by Rosenstiehl, Agnès
Arf and the greedy grabber by Philip Wooderson ; illustrated by Bridget MacKeith ; colors by Jessica Fuchs
The twelve days of Christmas in Michigan by written by Susan Collins Thoms ; illustrated by Deb Pilutti
Bernida: a Michigan sailing legend by Al Declercq and Tom Ervin with Gloria Whelan ; illustrated by David Miles
Island magic by Martha Bennett Stiles ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci
M is for mitten: the Michigan alphabet book by Annie Appleford ; illustrated by Michael Monroe
Up, up, up dear dragon by Margaret Hillert ; illustrated by David Schimmell
Alien ice cream by David Anthony and Charles David ; illustrations, Lys Blakeslee
Registration begins October 27
Session begins Tuesday, November 11, 10:00 AM
If you're looking for some Halloween flair without all the gory stuff (maybe a little bit), check out these creepy but silly DVDs from the Canton collection. Less violence, more fun!
An American werewolf in London [videodisc] by Polygram Pictures presents a Lycanthrope Films Limited Production
Arachnophobia [videodisc] by Hollywood Pictures Company and Amblin Entertainment present a Frank Marshall film
The cabin in the woods [videodisc] by a Lionsgate release and presentation of a Mutant Enemy production ; produced by Joss Whedon ; directed by Drew Goddard ; screenplay, Joss Whedon, Goddard
Evolution [videodisc] by DreamWorks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Montecito Picture Company production
The frighteners [videodisc] by Wingnut Films
Please join us on Friday, November 14 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Folktale Fridays. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.