October 26, 2014 | Marianne
October 25, 2014 | Patton
If you're looking for some Halloween flair without all the gory stuff (maybe a little bit), check out these creepy but silly DVDs from the Canton collection. Less violence, more fun!
An American werewolf in London [videodisc] by Polygram Pictures presents a Lycanthrope Films Limited Production
Arachnophobia [videodisc] by Hollywood Pictures Company and Amblin Entertainment present a Frank Marshall film
The cabin in the woods [videodisc] by a Lionsgate release and presentation of a Mutant Enemy production ; produced by Joss Whedon ; directed by Drew Goddard ; screenplay, Joss Whedon, Goddard
Evolution [videodisc] by DreamWorks Pictures and Columbia Pictures present a Montecito Picture Company production
October 24, 2014 | sobczakd
Please join us on Saturday, November 22 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 children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.
October 24, 2014 | sobczakd
Please join us on Friday, November 14 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Folktale Fridays. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.
October 22, 2014 | Brad B.
this is your chance to show us your most creative vehicle designs using LEGOs®!
It can be anything (car, plane, spaceship, etc.) as long as it can transport someone. This year there are two categories: Motorized and Unmotorized. In each category
we will choose winners for the following divisions: k-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th grades, plus a Team division. Entries must be
dropped off between January 5 - 8. A public viewing will be held
January 10 - 11 where patrons will get a chance to cast their vote along
with our judges. Winners will be announced at a reception at the close
of the contest on Sunday, January 11 at 4:00 PM.
October 21, 2014 | durbinm
Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett and Alex ; pictures by Matthew Myers but mostly Alex
The bear ate your sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
Cats are cats by Valeri Gorbachev
Breaking news: bear alert by reported by David Biedrzycki
Need more suggestions? See this list of Humorous Fiction for Kindergartners.
October 20, 2014 | welz
You and your child, 0-5 years old, will love singing songs and chants from around the world, including: drumming to a traditional African folksong, paddling our canoes down the river, tapping our sticks to an Irish folk tune, singing a song in Spanish and enjoying a chant about some funny animals that live in Australia. Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and the adults who love them. Join the staff from the Grosse Pointe Music Academy of Canton for this great program. The program will take place on Wednesday, November 4. There will be two identical sessions, one from 10:00-10:45 AM and a repeated program rom 11:00-11:45 AM. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and begins on October 21. Please only register for one session.
October 19, 2014 | sobczakd
Reversing dyslexia: improving learning & behavior without drugs by Phyllis Books, DC, CCN
Embracing dyslexia [videodisc] by directed by Luis Macias
The little book of dyslexia: both sides of the classroom by Joe Beech ; edited by Ian Gilbert
October 16, 2014 | albergak
Mix up a littlescience, some technology, engineering and math and what do you get? A fun way for families and children in gradesK-4 to learn new things. Join us as we use the scientific method to aska question, do a little research, make a guess, do an experiment, and discuss the results. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 3:00-4:00 PM. Registrationis required.
October 10, 2014 | durbinm
Preschool storytimes are a fun celebration of stories and activities designed for children ages 3-5. Children must be able to sit independently and be attentive for 30 minutes. Parents may attend, or must remain in the children's department. Storytimes will be held in the Purple Room starting Monday, November 10 thru Friday, December 12. Registration is online and begins Monday, October 27. We welcome you at one of the following sessions: