Why didn't I think of that? : 101 inventions that changed the world by hardly trying by Anthony Rubino, Jr
Michigan has an officially recognized state book titled "The Legend of Sleeping Bear" by Kathy-Jo Wargin and Gijsbert van Krankenhuyzen. Read the book and earn a drawing slip for Summer Reading which qualifies for a non-fiction read about Michigan. Good Luck!
Nikki Anthony Thomas, Shirin Khan, Karam ALrousan and Wendy Williams. Claim your tickets at the Children's Desk by 9:30 a.m. on June 24. Please bring a picture ID.
Come in to the library any time this week and join us in the Community Room to register and find out about the program. We'll also have special events and some extra-special visitors, so coming to the library could be a wonderful surprise! If you can't make it, registration will be available at any reference desk until Wednesday, August 11.
New this year is our online Summer Reading version. You can log in to your account or create a new one and instantly register and participate in the festivities.
Along with colorful, interactive online logs, you're also provided with targeted suggestions for many of the activities. These blogs posts are available all in one place and at our Summer Reading Blog [RSS feed].
To Participate OnlineIt's easy! After you log in, just hit the 'yes' button in the Summer Reading box at the top of your account page. If you don't see the box, you may be in your Patron Record. We have website accounts, which is where you want to be.
When you hit the button you'll go to a page where you can guess the number of seashells in our guessing case. Guess the number of shells for a chance at a great prize!
After that you'll go to your log. There's a drop-down menu for age level. Select your age group and then save your log. You'll now see custom graphics for your log as well as the specific suggestions for your activities.
If you wish to view or edit your log at any time, a link is available on your "My Account" page. It's that easy!
Check back often for blog posts and other Summer Reading updates here on the Canton Public Library website.
ABC Activity TimeDrop in play including sensory activities, puzzles and games for children ages birth through 5, with a caregiver.
- Tuesday, June 29, 10:30-11:00AM
- Friday, July 9, 10:30-11:00AM
- Wednesday, July 21, 7:30-8:00PM
Ni Hao, Kai-lan. Kai-lan's carnival by adapted by Alison Inches ; based on the screenplay written by Sascha Palandino ; illustrated by Jason Fruchter
The Akhenaten adventure [kit] by P.B. Kerr
Amber Brown is not a crayon [kit] by Paula Danziger ; illustrated by Tony Ross
Hide and seek in the jungle by [written by Sean Callery ; illustrated by Rebecca Robinson]
Animal I spy : what can you spot? by [illustrated by Kate Sheppard]
Charlotte's web by E.B. White ; pictures by Garth Williams
Anne of Green Gables. 1 by L.M. Montgomery ; illustrated by Scott McKowen
Ballet shoes by Noel Streatfeild
The bunnies' picnic by Lezlie Evans ; illustrations by Kay Chorao
The best picnic ever by Clare Jarrett
Picnic by Mick Inkpen; illustrated by Stuart Trotter
Shakespeare's secret by Elise Broach
The fairy-tale detectives by Michael Buckley; pictures by Peter Ferguson
Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
ABC, I like me! by Nancy Carlson
Alligator alphabet by written by Stella Blackstone; illustrated by Stephanie Bauer
Alpha oops!: the day Z went first by Alethea Kontis; illustrated by Bob Kolar
Bathtime piggywiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox
The fish is me : bathtime rhymes by selected by Neil Philip ; illustrated by Claire Henley
Kid tea by Elizabeth Ficocelli ; illustrated by Glin Dibley
Rain, rain, go away by adapted by Catherine Lukas ; illustrated by Susan Hall
The happy rain by Jack Sendak ; pictures by Maurice Sendak
One rainy day by M. Christina Butler ; illustrated by Tina Macnaughton
Fireflies, fireflies, light my way by Jonathan London ; illustrated by Linda Messier
Summertime waltz by Nina Payne ; pictures by Gabi Swiatkowska
Keeping up with Grandma by John Winch
The book of three by Alexander, Lloyd
May Bird and The Ever After. Book 1 by Jodi Lynn Anderson ; illustrations by Leonid Gore
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call
Along with the lullabies, you and your baby may enjoy some of the following CDs: