January 26, 2016 | ms.amelia
The Canton Public Library is expanding it's Minecraft offerings! Participate in themed-builds in Creative Mode with your friends, collaborate, show off your skills, and provide feedback for future events. No swearing or griefing will be allowed. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the game and have their own PC account. Demo, Playstation and XBox accounts are not compatible with our server. Registration is required.
For kids ages 7 years old & up: Friday February 19, from 1:00-2:30 PM in the Internet Lab
January 26, 2016 | Michelle
Hey kids! Would you like the chance to walk the plank or dig for buried treasure? Come to our Pirate Party on Thursday, February 18 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. We will have lots of fun doing piratey things including hearing a story, having a snack, and having a swashbuckling good time! This program is open to pirates ages 5 to 9 years old with a caregiver. Registration begins January 26. Pirate outfits welcome! Arrrrrgh! See you there!
January 26, 2016 | visnawj
Unleash your creativity when you envision unusual animal combinations at Animal Mash-Up on Saturday, February 20, 2:00-3:00 PM. In the spirit of Wallace Edwards' Unnatural Selections, we'll create drawings/collages that combine multiple animals in new forms, like a rhino with butterfly wings or a rabbit with a t-rex head. Plus, we'll learn about real-world critters that feature unusual sets of physical features. This program is for ages 5-12 and registration is required, beginning January 26.
January 25, 2016 | visnawj
First Book and WWE invite you to take the WrestleMania Reading Challenge! Read 15 minutes or more every day for a chance to win a trip to WrestleMania! Each day that you read for at least 15 minutes, you can fill out an online entry form. The more entries you complete between now and Friday, February 19, 2016, the more chances you have to win!
January 25, 2016 | strande
Can't Choose? Try a collection of short stories. Read one or read the whole book, either way it's an adventure. Don't forget to take advantage of the alternate formats listed. Titles available as audio or eBooks can be used to earn eLectrified versions of the You Choose badge.
A little girl tells very short stories about herself, but her full adventures are revealed in the artwork.
Five new episodes in the friendship of the two hippopotamuses. Find more short stories about George and Martha and their friendship in our catalog.
Longing for adventure, intrepid Louise leaves her comfortable nest and goes to sea.
January 23, 2016 | lovetta
When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an eccentric old woman seeks their company; an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. Before they know it, the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal, where no one is spared from suspicion.
When Esperanza and Mama are forced to flee the bountiful region of Aguascalientes, Mexico, to a Mexican farm labor camp in California, they must adjust to a life without fancy dresses and servants they were accustomed to on Rancho de las Rosas. Now they must confront the challenges of hard work, acceptance by their own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression. When Mama falls ill and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must relinquish her hold on the past and learn to embrace a future ripe with the riches of family and community.
Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones. As Callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century.
January 23, 2016 | lovetta
Beware the Hare! Is he or isn't he a vampire? Before it's too late. Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about newest pet in the Monroe household--a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs! Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful--and very awkward--hearing aid.
Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is just the right person to step in and save him.
January 23, 2016 | sobczakd
Please join us on Saturday, February 13 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Count Me In. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed for young children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.