May 26, 2015 | hathawaym
May 25, 2015 | welz
Our well-loved Family Storytimes will continue during our Connect Your Summer reading program, but with a summertime twist. We will be enjoying storytimes in the great outdoors! They will be held under the tents behind the library and are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver. Bring your own blanket! Rain location will be indoors. No registration required.
May 25, 2015 | visnawj
May 18, 2015 | rogersn
Do you ever feel exasperated when you buy your pet a brand
new, expensive, toy and they’d rather play with the box it came in? Join us on
July 22 at 7:00pm as we show you how to make awesome homemade pet
toys out of things lying around your home. Durable, inexpensive and
brain-teasing toys that will be sure to delight any pet. Registration is required.
May 18, 2015 | rogersn
Mark Twain, Father of American Literature, and author of famous works such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the Adventures of Tom Sawyer, has more to offer us readers. Scholars in California have recently discovered a series of writings written by Twain when he was a 29-years old journalist in San Francisco. Read more about this story in this article.
May 18, 2015 | welz
On Friday, May 22 from 3:00-5:00PM, Brahma Kumaris presents Sister Jyotsna Patel. Sister Patel has dedicated her life to spiritual service for over 30 years. Her words are filled with spiritual wisdom and she touches the hearts of every person she meets. Come practice healing through meditation with this special afternoon leader.
May 14, 2015 | beesleya
Summer is coming, and #cysisawesome!
Connect Your Summer, the Canton Public Library's summer reading program, kicks off on June 1! Whenever you read, attend a library program, or do an activity in the library, you can claim badges online. The more badges you earn, the more chances you have for winning prizes! For more information, check out a refresher on how to participate in Connect Your Summer.
Get ready to have a super mega ultra summer!
May 13, 2015 | madame librarian
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Older Americans Act into law in July 1965. Since that time, the Act has provided a nationwide aging services network and funding that helps older adults live with dignity in the communities of their choice for as long as possible. Canton Public Library offers a variety of services to residents over the age of 62 such as Books by Mail, a Large Print Collection, large screen computer monitors with user friendly keyboards and mouses, Low Vision Magnifiers, and an Optelic Reader. The Canton Seniors Book Discussion group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00-3:00pm.
May 11, 2015 | Ellen
Beecher White is an archivist who spends his days working happily in the past, where things are emotionally safe. Clementine Kaye, his crush back in school, asks for his help tracking down her long-lost father. After they accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact he was never intended to see, a 200 hundred-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington, Beecher and Clementine find themselves suddenly entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder. Their discovery points to a murder and subsequently its connection to a secret organization of the United States government.
Gripping, fast-paced, and filled with the fascinating historical detail for which he is famous, The Inner Circle is a thrilling novel that showcases a brilliant author writing at the height of his craft.
Participating libraries will host events relating to The Inner Circle this May and June, including a special book discussion June 14th at 1pm, and author Brad Meltzer will appear in person at two events on June 22nd.
Due to popular demand, a ticket will be required for both author appearances. Tickets are free but limited and will be given away at the Information Desk on a first come, first serve basis to Canton Public Library cardholders in good standing.
May 7, 2015 | SuzyQ
On May 7, 1915 the luxury liner Lusitania was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine. The ship sunk within minutes killing 1924 people, including 114 Americans.
Dead Wake [sound recording] by LARSON, ERIK
Lusitania: an epic tragedy by Diana Preston
The Lusitania by Simpson, Colin, 1931-
The Lusitania: unravelling the mysteries by Patrick O'Sullivan
Sinking of the Lusitania [videodisc]: terror at sea by produced by Darlow Smithson for Discovery Channel and the BBC in association with NDR and M6 ; producer, Johann Insanally ; director, Christopher Spencer