Seniors

Fresh Recipes

The kitchen gardener's handbook by Jennifer R. Bartley

Fresh grilling: 200 delicious good-for-you seasonal recipes by Better Homes and Gardens ; project writer, Lisa Kingsley

Fresh: recipes for enjoying ingredients at their peak by [editor, Jan Miller]

Fresh from the farmers' market [electronic resource]: year-round recipes for the pick of the crop by Janet Fletcher ; photographs by Victoria Pearson ; introduction by Alice Waters

Everyday food: fresh flavor fast: 250 easy, delicious recipes for any time of day by from the kitchens of Martha Stewart Living

Animal Magazines for Adults on Zinio

Summer is here and it is the perfect time to grab a lounge chair and try out some new magazines while enjoying the blissful summer days. Zinio offers several titles to help you earn your Animal Lover eLectrified Badge this summer. Visit the Canton Public Library website to find our emedia link and use that to connect right to Zinnio. Here are some of the great titles they offer:

  • Audubon Magazine
  • BirdWatching
  • DogsLife
  • Equus
  • Practical Horseman

Creative Projects in Three Dimensions

Awesome projects from unexpected places: bottle cap tables, tree branch coat racks, cigar box guitars, and other cool ideas for you and your home by Instructables.com. ; edited and introduced by Noah Weinstein

The workshop guide to ceramics by Duncan Hooson and Anthony Quinn

Ceramics: a world guide to traditional techniques by Bryan Sentence

Clay and glazes for the potter by Rhodes, Daniel, 1911-

Wheel-thrown pottery by Bill van Gilder and Cara Biasucci

ebooks Film History

Geek Out at the CYS Selfie Station

Take a selfie with Thorndyke to earn your Geek Out badge. Up the geek factor by wearing something geeky or holding up your favorite science book while you snap your photo. To be eligible for prize opportunities, share your selfie on social media with the #cysisawesome hashtag, and don’t forget to claim your Geek Out badge online and submit a ticket at the CYS Command Center near the Self Service Area.

(Don’t have a camera? See someone at the children’s desk.)

Share a Story

There's so much to love about sharing a story. Pick an old favorite or something new, and find a nice place in the library to read aloud for 15 minutes. Try a cozy nook in the Children's Department, or even take your book out to the pond or butterfly garden. Share your book with someone you love, a new friend, or a passing butterfly! Don’t forget to claim your On the Scene Love It badge online, and fill out a ticket in the CYS Command Center near the Self Service area.

Chow Down at Chez CPL

Have you been here for a bit and find yourself getting hungry?
Come to Chez CPL located treeat the Tree in the Children's Department and enjoy a real or pretend snack. We'll have fake food available for your pretend picnic, or bring a snack and book of your own to enjoy under the leafy green tree. Be sure to hop online and claim your Chow Down On the Scene Badge while you are here! Enjoy!

Make a Wish at the Be Well Wishing Well

Come to our beautiful Be Well Wishing Well and earn your Be Well On the Scene badge this summer! Fill out a ticket with a wellness wish you hope to do this summer and toss it into the well. Be sure to go online and claim your Be Well On the Scene Badge while you are here!

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