February 27, 2015 | madame librarian
The Promise: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel by Crais, Robert — Publication of Robert Crais's latest has been delayed again. Crais is hoping for a November 2015 publication date, but acknowledged this had not been confirmed by his publisher. Crais's fans (aka Craisons) are looking forward to Elvis Cole and Joe Pike joining forces.
February 26, 2015 | hathawaym
If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, please stop in to CPL's iLab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 14 for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more. A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.
*This lab is restricted to basic computer skills, as listed above. Staff will not be able to assist with the diagnosis or repair of computer equipment, or with online financial transactions.
February 11, 2015 | madame librarian
language courses: Yes, you can spark new brain cells! The spontaneous growth of new brain cells can occur at any point in your life. It’s specifically spurred by a number of activities, a key one being learning new things, like a second or third language. A June 2014 study from the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Epidemiology says if you learn a second language—even in adulthood—it can stave off dementia for at least a few years. Turns out learning a second language in adulthood can promote memory, improve multitasking skills, increase attention, and more. Canton Public Library offers two online programs: Mango and Pronunciator to CPL cardholders.