September 5, 2012 | chitra rout
The International Folk Dance Program is being held at the Canton Public Library on Saturday October 13th at 2:00 PM in the Community Room. This free family-friendly event will feature dances, sounds and tastes of the many cultures that make up our community. Bring the whole family for a celebration of music, dance, food and culture.
- 2:00 — Ardan Academy of Irish Dance
- 2:30 — Troupe Ta'Amullet (Belly Dancing)
- 3:00 — American Jazz Quartet
- 3:30 — Chinese School Dancers
- 4:00 — Nadanta Indian Dancers
- Delicious ethnic food will also be available for you to sample
[Cultural Diversity by Fethi Mansouri is used with permission]
September 5, 2012 | SuperMegaAnna
NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you are interested in getting tutored:
- You must be in 3rd through 12th grade
- If you are under 12, your parent must remain in the library
- You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials
*Tutors will not be here during snow days or the holiday breaks, they need a break too! There will be no tutoring on October 31st.
August 29, 2012 | Michelle
Amity Blamity. Vol. one by Mike White — If you are looking for a normal adventure, this is not the graphic novel for you. However, if you want to read about a talking pig, Chester, his silent sidekick, Gretchen, and her unstable uncle, this is the book for you. Join them on their adventures to discover just who the mysterious white, fluffy, floaty beings are that have invaded their farm and how they are going to keep Uncle Downey from hurting himself as he tries to catch them.
August 26, 2012 | madame librarian
Sacrilege: a thriller by S.J. Parris — On Monday, August 27 at 7:00 PM at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor. Dr. Darcy Lockman will talk about her challenging, yet fulfilling, journey to become a psychotherapist. She received her Ph.D at Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. She is currently a practicing psychotherapist in New York where she lives with her family.
August 13, 2012 | Michelle
The 2012 London Olympics by Nick Hunter — Last night, sadly, was the closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. It was such a spectacle to watch and I have to admit, I may be going through Olympic withdrawal. Are you? Have no fear! We have great books on London, Brazil (where Rio de Janeiro will be the host of the 2016 Summer Games), and the Olympics. Have fun reading and reliving all your favorite things about this year's Summer Games!
August 13, 2012 | durbinm
Canton is very proud of Olympic Gold Medal Winner Allison Schmitt, who won gold, silver and bronze medals in swimming at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. If you would like to help celebrate this hometown champion there will be a celebration rally on Tuesday, August 14 at 6:00 PM at Heritage Park Amphitheater. Congratulations Allison!
[Allison Schmitt by Jdalasica is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
August 7, 2012 | SuperMegaAnna
Unwholly by Neal Shusterman — The long awaited sequel to Unwind is almost here. Unwholly picks up where Unwind left off, introducing the reader to new characters and new questions about the practice of unwinding. If you haven't already read Unwind, now is a perfect time!
August 5, 2012 | Blogbrarian
Take the Time Travel To Historic Canton Quiz! A new question will be posted every week, so check back often.
Week 7 Question
Where was the original location of the Canton Public Library?
- A new question will be posted every week
- Use the Canton Township reference books, at the Main Adult Help Desk, for clues
- Submit your answer, along with your contact information, at the Main Adult Help Desk
- Those participants who get all of the answers correct will be placed in a drawing for a prize!