As we consider a 2016 renovation of our Children's Library, we'd like to get your thoughts on how you and your family use the library and your priorities for the space.
Please register for the appropriate session.
- February 24 - 7:00-8:30 PM; for those with children in preschool and younger
- February 25 - 7:00-8:30 PM; for those with children in kindergarten through fifth grade
We will have other ways for you to give your input, including an online option. And you are welcome to share your input in conversation with any of our Children's Librarians.
Are you a kid between the ages of 5-11 and a fan of the U.S. Presidents? Join us during your mid-winter break for our Presidents' Day Monday program. We'll read stories about some of our most famous presidents, make a cool craft, and enjoy a tasty treat.
Registration begins Monday, January 26.
Program Date: Monday, February 16, 3:00 PM
at the Valentine's installment of our "Pinterest Live" series! We will have a lovely time creating Pinterest inspired Valentine's for your dearest love, dearest friend, or cherished family member. Ages 10 years and up. Registration Required.
You may bring pillows, snacks, even your own comfy chairs. This film is rated PG.
StateMI-1040 BK Income Tax & Property Tax Credit Claim
MI-1040CR-7 BK Home Heating Credit Claim
These forms may be available at the beginning of March. These are the only forms that will be available at CPL.
State forms can be obtained online at www.michigan.gov/taxes
If you would like tax forms mailed to you...
FederalCall 1-800-829-3676 or go to www.irs.gov
StateCall 1-517-373-3200 or go to www.michigan.gov/taxes
To access ABCmouse.com, click on the link above, or on the Kids page under "Early Literacy Online Resources" from any computer in the library. You can even create an ABC mouse account that you child can use to track progress when you visit the library!
Bowie: the biography by Wendy Leigh
The good son: JFK Jr. and the mother he loved by Christopher Andersen
Eugene O'Neill: a life in four acts by Robert M. Dowling
The woman I wanted to be by Diane von Furstenberg
Not fade away: a memoir of senses lost and found by Rebecca Alexander with Sascha Alper
Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, & Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson
Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin
How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke
For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it
The can't cook book: 100+ recipes for the absolutely terrified! by Jessica Seinfeld ; photographs by John Kernick ; cover photography by Mark Seliger ; design & illustrations by 3&Co. ; food styling by Sara Quessenberry
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
Registration begins December 23
Storytime session begins Tuesday, January 6, 10:00 AM
A man most driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas, and the founding of America by Peter Firstbrook
Charlie Chaplin: a brief life by Peter Ackroyd
Jerry Lee Lewis: his own story by Rick Bragg
Yes please by Amy Poehler
Joan of Arc: a life transfigured by Kathryn Harrison