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.
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
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
Along with the lullabies, you and your baby may enjoy some of the following CDs:
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Finding Lincoln by Ann Malaspina ; paintings by Colin Bootman
Library mouse : a friend's tale by Daniel Kirk
Humpty Dumpty's nursery rhymes by illustrations by Roberta Pagnoni
A children's treasury of nursery rhymes by illustrations by Linda Bleck
Dorling Kindersley book of nursery rhymes by Debi Gliori
- Storytime Success
- Storytime at home!
- Storytime @ Home!
- Storytime songs
- More storytime hits
- Flower Power!
- New Puppet Kits Have Arrived!
- Puppet Kits [RSS Feed]
- Picture Books [RSS Feed]
- Music CDs [RSS Feed]
- Poems and Fingerplays
- Storytimes at CPL
Newest Puppet Kits
Hedgie blasts off! [kit] by Jan Brett
Clumsy crab [kit] by Ruth Galloway
Ocean realm by Rebecca Moesta and Kevin J. Anderson
Stormchaser by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
The jade necklace by Paul Yee ; illustrated by Grace Lin
A fishy story by text by Gail Donovan ; illustrations by David Austin Clar Studio
Hooray for fish! by Lucy Cousins
Professor Bumble and the monster of the deep by Daniel Napp ; translated by Hilary Schmitt-Thomas
Little tiger by illustrations by L. Rigo
Little puppy by illustrations by L. Rigo
- 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