December 22, 2014 | Brad B.
December 22, 2014 | Brad B.
December 18, 2014 | visnawj
STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Check out the sites below to explore these fascinating subjects. There are interesting facts to discover and fun games to try out. General grade-range recommendations are provided for each site, but you may find useful info and entertaining activities on sites outside of your grade level as well.
General STEAM sites
(Elementary) Explore a virtual museum with games, shows, and live interactions.
Girls in STEM
(Upper Elementary - Junior High) Explore this guide (primarily for middle school girls but useful to others) that includes STEM sites, books, and organizations.
(Elementary - High School) Engage your curiosity and imagination about STEM and other subjects through a variety of media.
December 18, 2014 | Boydl
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen
He would have to find some way to protect himself, some weapon. The fire worked well when it was burning, but it had burned down. His hatchet and knife would have done nothing more than make the bear really angry -- something he did not like to think about -- and his bow was good only for smaller game. He had never tried to shoot anything bigger than a foolbird or rabbit with it and doubted that the bow would push the arrow deep enough to do anything but -- again -- make the bear really made.
He bundled in his bag that night, the end of the two weeks of warm weather. He kept putting wood on the fire, half afraid the bear would come back. All the while he tried to think of a solution.
But in reality, the bear was not his primary adversary. Nor was the wolf, nor any animal. Brian had become his own worst enemy because in all the business of hunting, fishing and surviving he had forgotten the primary rule: Always, "always" pay attention to what was happening. Everything in nature means something and he had missed the warnings that summer was ending, had in many ways already ended, and what was coming would be the most dangerous thing he had faced since the plane crashed.
December 11, 2014 | SuperMegaAnna
Looking for a place to study January 19-21st? The library is a great choice. We will have designated study space and maybe even some snacks. Study hall times are as follows...
- Monday, January 19 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room, 5:00-8:30 PM - Community Room
- Tuesday, January 20 - 1:00-8:30 PM Community Room
- Wednesday, January 21 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room
Good Luck on your Exams!!!
December 5, 2014 | Boydl
Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, & Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson
Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin
How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke
For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it
December 4, 2014 | Boydl
- Video Games
- Angry Birds
- web development
- computer classes
Frozen's Anna and Elsa lend a hand in teaching children how to code!
Join CODE.org in allowing every student the opportunity to learn about computer science and coding.
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
December 3, 2014 | Brad B.
November 28, 2014 | hathawaym
Looking for some music to perk up your holidays? You can use your Canton Public Library card to stream/download great holiday music to your phone, tablet or computer with Hoopla!
Christmas [electronic resource] by Michael Bublé
The christmas collection [electronic resource] by Frank Sinatra
A holiday carole (deluxe edition) [electronic resource] by Carole King
Christmas kisses [electronic resource] by Ariana Grande
November 23, 2014 | Brad B.
December 17, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Enjoy a raucous dwarven party (pizza provided), then head out to see the movie The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies. Also, get a copy of the book for your own personal library. Supplies are limited for the first 10 who register! For those without a ride, The B.L.O.C.K. will shuttle people from the library to the movie if you fill out the permission form attached. For Teens.