October 5, 2015 | madame librarian
October 8 is World Sight Day, an annual day of awareness held to generate global attention on blindness and vision impairment.For those unfamiliar with the free service, the Braille and Talking Book Library offers audio books, magazines and braille titles to Michigan residents with visual or physical disabilities that are unable to utilize standard print materials. Canton Public Library is a demo site; interested individuals can try a digital talking book
machine before enrolling in the program.
September 30, 2015 | Boydl
For the month of October, learn to speak German for Oktoberfest with Mango Languages! This is free with your Canton Public Library card. Mango has over 80 languages to learn so check out the resource here today!
September 29, 2015 | strande
Did you miss our monster storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for your own spooky storytime.
Have fun singing "If You're a Monster and You Know It" to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know It." Make up your own actions to go with the song.
September 28, 2015 | Anonymous
September 28, 2015 | strande
Death is no easy topic to address, and the death of a beloved pet is no different. While everyone's grief is different, and not all of the following books will be appropriate for all situations, here are some suggestions for books that deal with the death of a pet.
September 24, 2015 | dskop
Saturday, September 26 is Family Health & Fitness Day USA. Make the most of the day and the beautiful fall weather by visiting a state park. Library card holders can print a free or discounted pass through the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program to state parks, camp grounds, area museums and much more.
September 23, 2015 | welz
Music creates a soundtrack for our lives. It can enliven and enrich the lives of kids and the people who care for them from infancy and beyond. On Saturday, October 17 from 10:00 AM-5:30 PM we will host a day's worth of fantastic, energetic, diverse musical acts including the return of national act Gustafer Yellowgold! Come and celebrate the beat within all of us. This program is designed for families and patrons of all ages. The schedule is as follows...
September 22, 2015 | strande
Did you miss our bug storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for your own buggy storytime.
Try a round or several of Itsy Bitsy Spider between stories.
September 17, 2015 | dskop
Check out a park pass using the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program and enjoy Michigan Trails Week from September 19 – 26. This week-long celebration features a variety of events in honor of Michigan's extensive trail network. Grab your friends and family, find a trail and let the adventure begin!
Library card holders can use their card online to print a free or discounted admission pass to almost 400 area museums, cultural organizations, state recreation areas, camp grounds and more.
September 17, 2015 | lovetta
Children 7-10 years old can come to a special Halloween Party on October 31st from 2:00-3:00 PM. We'll hear a spooky story, play some fun games, and do a craft. Come show off your costume and celebrate Halloween at the library!