September 18, 2015 | hathawaym
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 10, 2015 | madame librarian
Don’t miss the 13th annual Kerrytown Bookfest 2015 on Sunday, September 13 at the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market. Aunt Agatha's Bookstore's guest authors include Andrew Grant, Julie Hyzy, Owen Laukkanen, G.M. Malliet, Edith Maxwell, Jenny Milchman, P.J. Parrish, Denise Swanson, newcomer Vu Tran and many more. This year, they are featuring a traditional mystery panel at 1:15pm in the Main Tent, and a suspense panel at 2:45pm in the Kerrytown Concert House.
September 9, 2015 | madame librarian
Looking for a good mystery to sink your teeth into? These amateur sleuths/professional culinary artists manage to solve the crime and create delectable dishes (recipes included).
The body in the kelp by Katherine Hall Page. The purchase of a beautiful handmade quilt at an estate auction lovingly constructed by wealthy, deceased, and detested Matilda Prescott, turns out to be quite a bargain indeed -- especially when transplanted, New York caterer Faith Sibley Fairchild discovers it to be a map to the old woman's hidden treasure.
A deadly grind by Victoria Hamilton. A Hoosier to die for? When vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton spies an original 1920s Hoosier brand kitchen cabinet at an estate auction, it's love at first sight until someone is murdered.
September 9, 2015 | hathawaym
Go back to school without leaving your home! Gale Courses offers 6-week online classes to help you freshen up your skills, or embark on a new academic adventure!
The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, September 16. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!
September 5, 2015 | madame librarian
This month we're not reading, but watching. Check out these films.
SuperMensch [videodisc]: the legend of Shep Gordon. Recounts the career and times of talent manager and Hollywood insider Shep Gordon, told through interviews with Shep Gordon himself as well as Alice Cooper, Emeril Lagasse, Michael Douglas, Anne Murray and many of his other clients and friends. Mike Myers directed this film.
Birders [videodisc]: the Central Park effect. A look at the vast variety of wild birds which can be found in Manhattan's Central Park and the birdwatchers who flock to the park to see them.
September 4, 2015 | Boydl
Are you interested in cloud storage but need more information? Do you want to know what "the cloud" is? Join us Saturday October 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM for our Cloud Computing Basics class. Registration is required.
September 4, 2015 | madame librarian
This month's focus is on the Classics.
The professor: [large print] by Charlotte Bronte
Pride and prejudice [large print] by Jane austen
Lord Jim [large print] by Joseph Conrad ; edited by Cedric Watts and Robert Hampson
The black arrow [large print]: a tale of the two roses by Robert Louis Stevenson
Selected poems of Emily Dickinson [large print] by Emily Dickinson
Around the world in eighty days [large print] by Jules Verne
September 2, 2015 | madame librarian
Five came back: a story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris. The extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood's most legendary directors, Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, William Wyler, and George Stevens all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed forever by it is chronicled by Mark Harris.
State of the union [videodisc] by Liberty Films presents ; as produced on the stage by Leland Hayward
The man who shot Liberty Valance [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck ; produced by Willis Goldbeck ; directed by John Ford
September 2, 2015 | madame librarian
Mrs. Jeffries and the one who got away by Emily Brightwell
The missing one by Lucy Atkins
Doctor Death: a Madeleine Karno mystery by Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
Someone to watch over me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir ; translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton
The martini shot: a novella and stories by George Pelecanos