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.
- Is your child learning their numbers and letters this summer?
- Poems and Fingerplays
- Fun and Interactive Stories to Read Aloud
- Baby Board Books
- Sheep You Won't Be Counting to Sleep
Counting kisses by Karen Katz
Emma-Jean Lazarus fell in love [sound recording] by Lauren Tarshis
Alvin Ho collection. Books 1 & 2 [sound recording] by Lenore Look
Sidesplitters : a joke a day : 365 guaranteed giggles by illustrated by Martin Chatterton & Tony Trimmer
Knock, knock! by Saxton Freymann ... [et al.]
Scared silly! : Spongebob's book of spooky jokes by David Lewman
Golden Kite Award Picture Book Illustration
Last night by Hyewon Yum
Little Night by written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales
Babies in the bayou by Jim Arnosky
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Almost astronauts : thirteen women who dared to dream by Tanya Lee Stone
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod by Eugene W. Field ; [illustrated by] David McPhail
Sleep, baby, sleep by illustrated by Teri Weidner
A book of sleep by Il Sung Na
10 little rubber ducks by Eric Carle
The rabbit and the turtle : Aesop's fables by retold and illustrated by Eric Carle
Firegirl by Tony Abbott
The Traitors' Gate by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude
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