November 22, 2010 | Marianne
November 21, 2010 | mebbitt
This family storytime is for princes and princesses of all ages. Bring your queen or king (mom or dad) to a royal storytime of fanciful fairytales on Saturday, December 4 from 2:00-3:00PM. We will read stories and make a fancy magical craft. Dress in royal regalia and enjoy being noble for a day!
- Asperger's Syndrome
- family life
- horse racing
- horse trainers
- Patti Smith
- race tracksRobert Mapplethorpe
- school shootings
- West Virginia
- Women Rock Musicians
- May We Suggest
- Realistic Fiction
November 18, 2010 | madame librarian
Lord of misrule: a novel by Jaimy Gordon
Lighthead by Terrance Hayes
Mockingbird: (mok'ing-bûrd) by Kathryn Erskine
You can watch the 2010 National Book Awards ceremony on the National Book Foundation's website.
November 17, 2010 | Marianne
Every year, The New York Times Book Review asks a panel of judges to select ten picture books they consider to be the best children's picture books of the year. All of these books are available here at the Canton Public Library and are listed below.
Here comes the garbage barge! by written by Jonah Winter; illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Children make terrible pets by Peter Brown
Seasons by Blexbolex
Shadow by Suzy Lee
November 8, 2010 | mebbitt
Are you looking for some ways to keep your children busy at home as the temperature outside turns colder, and you find yourself inside more? Here are some CDs that feature stories, songs, dances, and movement exercises for children, babies on up. Try a few out and stay active!
We're going on a bear hunt story by Michael Rosen
Preschool action time: activities and finger plays by Carol Hammett
Nursery rhyme time: songs, rhymes and movement activities created by Georgiana Stewart
- picture books
- May We Suggest
November 1, 2010 | mebbitt
Give thanks for the picture book with these wonderful Thanksgiving stories. Enjoy some turkey tales while waiting for the special holiday to arrive!
Gus, the pilgrim turkey by Teresa Bateman ; illustrated by Ellen Joy Sasaki
The Berenstain Bears' Thanksgiving by Stan & Jan Berenstain
An old-fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott ; illustrated by James Bernardin
Franklin's Thanksgiving by [written by Sharon Jennings] ; illustrated by Brenda Clark
October 22, 2010 | kimit311
If you'd like a quick walk-through of registering for programs, just watch the YouTube video above.
July 6, 2010 | Marianne
Are you looking for an award-winning book so you can complete your Summer Reading log? Don't forget about books that have won the Mitten Award. This award is given yearly to an outstanding children's book that has captured the attention of youth librarians across the state of Michigan.
For a listing of books that have won the Mitten Award, click here.
July 2, 2010 | baluchr
How I became a pirate by written by Melinda Long ; illustrated by David Shannon — This be the buccanneer tale! But don't avast wi' just this one!
Pirates don't change diapers by written by Melinda Long ; illustrated by David Shannon
Pirates by C. Drew Lamm ; illustrated by Stacey Schuett
July 2, 2010 | Michelle
Hi there Summer Readers! I hope you guys are having a great time reading and having fun. Are you looking for an award-winning book to fulfill one of your activity spaces on your log? Try the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award! The ALA website describes the award by saying, "The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year." Just click here to be taken to the ALA website to see the list of Geisel Award winners and runners-up! The 2010 winner is Benny and Penny in the Big No-No by Geoffrey Hayes. Happy Reading!