ABC Activity Times, January 5-February 14:
- Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)
- Tuesdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)
NOTE: Construction will begin in the library lobby on Monday, January 5. ABC Activity Times will still take place, but watch the website and signs for updates to locations and what entrances are open.
Drop-in Family Storytimes, January 5-February 14:
- Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Purple Room)
- Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Purple Room)
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
Registration begins December 23
Storytime session begins Tuesday, January 6, 10:00 AM
This program is wheelchair accessible.
This program is wheelchair accessible.
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.
Are you in the 5th, 6th, or 7th grade and looking for ways to fulfill one hour of your community service requirement for school? Join us and work as our Tween Service Corps. You can earn one hour of your community service time and also have fun helping out in the Children's Department. Our next date will be Saturday, January 17, 2015, 2-3 PM.
Photo Dungeons & Dragons by River Siren (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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
Looking for fascinating stories about real people? Explore the following list for some suggestions.
Gus & me [kit]: the story of my granddad and my first guitar by Keith Richards, with Barnaby Harris and Bill Shapiro ; art by Theodora Richards — About Keith Richards’ relationship with his grandfather, this copy comes with a CD of the author reading the story.
Marvelous Mattie: how Margaret E. Knight became an inventor by Emily Arnold McCully — A young woman inventor becomes known as the female Edison.
A boy and a jaguar by written by Alan Rabinowitz ; illustrated by Cátia Chien — A young boy struggles with stuttering, and uses his relationship with animals to overcome his difficulties.
Just being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo ; illustrated by Julia Denos — Audrey Hepburn was so much more than an actress! Find out what she did off the screen.
Tulip loves Rex by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; illustrated by Sarah Massini — A little girl who loves to dance finds a dog who shares her passion.
Bad bye, good bye by written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Jonathan Bean — Moving is difficult!
Maple & Willow apart by Lori Nichols — Willow is off to school. What will her little sister do?
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman ; pictures by Caroline Binch — For the theater lover or big dreamer in your life.
A perfect day for digging by Cari Best ; illustrated by Christine Davenier — Is digging ever too dirty?
Murilla Gorilla and the hammock problem by Jennifer Lloyd ; illustrated by Jacqui Lee
The case of the baffled bear by story by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by G. Brian Karas
Minnie and Moo: the case of the missing jelly donut [kit] by Den[y]s Cazet
Who ate all the cookie dough? by Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
What really happened to Humpty?: (from the files of a hard-boiled detective) by Joe Humpty as told to Jeanie Franz Ransom ; illustrated by Stephen Axelsen
A day in the life of Doctor Bugspit by Elise Gravel
Mr. Ball makes a to-do list by Michael Townsend
Mr. Pants: it's go time! by words by Scott McCormick ; pictures by R.H. Lazzell
Mr. Men, Little Miss: Little Miss Daredevil: the Incredible Race! by [stories by John Hardman ; art by Bryan Beach]
The Glorkian warrior delivers a pizza by James Kochalka
Chi's sweet home. Vol. 4 by Konami Kanata ; [translation, Ed Chavez]
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