September 11, 2012 | Marianne
Kids age five and under, with a caregiver, are invited to hear Halloween stories, eat snacks, make a craft, and trick-or-treat around the library. Program will take place in the Community Room Wednesday, October 31st at 10:00 AM.
September 10, 2012 | madame librarian
If your book group is looking for a reading challenge--each of these books has been challenged by a parent or a community. This year marks the 30th Anniversary of American Libraries Association's Banned Books Week, September 30 - October 6, 2012.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ; preface and notes by Matthew J. Bruccoli
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck ; introduction and notes by Robert DeMott
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston ; with a foreword by Edwidge Danticat and an afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
The Chocolate War: a Novel by Robert Cormier
September 5, 2012 | chitra rout
The International Folk Dance Program is being held at the Canton Public Library on Saturday October 13th at 2:00 PM in the Community Room. This free family-friendly event will feature dances, sounds and tastes of the many cultures that make up our community. Bring the whole family for a celebration of music, dance, food and culture.
- 2:00 — Ardan Academy of Irish Dance
- 2:30 — Troupe Ta'Amullet (Belly Dancing)
- 3:00 — American Jazz Quartet
- 3:30 — Chinese School Dancers
- 4:00 — Nadanta Indian Dancers
- Delicious ethnic food will also be available for you to sample
[Cultural Diversity by Fethi Mansouri is used with permission]
September 5, 2012 | SuperMegaAnna
NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you are interested in getting tutored:
- You must be in 3rd through 12th grade
- If you are under 12, your parent must remain in the library
- You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials
*Tutors will not be here during snow days or the holiday breaks, they need a break too! There will be no tutoring on October 31st.
September 1, 2012 | madame librarian
September is Classical Music Month, so why not attend Opening Night at one of the many concerts offered throughout the month.
(Painting: Attributes of Music by Anne Vallayer-Coster (1770))
August 29, 2012 | Michelle
Amity Blamity. Vol. one by Mike White — If you are looking for a normal adventure, this is not the graphic novel for you. However, if you want to read about a talking pig, Chester, his silent sidekick, Gretchen, and her unstable uncle, this is the book for you. Join them on their adventures to discover just who the mysterious white, fluffy, floaty beings are that have invaded their farm and how they are going to keep Uncle Downey from hurting himself as he tries to catch them.
August 28, 2012 | durbinm
'Tis the end of summer and fall is coming! Each season in Michigan has its own beauty and special celebrations. Learn more about seasons from these great books in the Children's Library.
August 28, 2012 | Marianne