March 21, 2013 | SuperMegaAnna
March 20, 2013 | Brad B.
March 9, 2013 | madame librarian
British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, founder of the band Ten Years After who burst to stardom with his memorable Woodstock performance of I'm Going Home, has died. He was 68. Detroiters will remember his electrifying guitar solo at the Grande Ballroom in the late 60s.
(Photo: AP Images)
March 6, 2013 | Brad B.
Here's some great books for those who like fantasy with a little wonder and humor:
The false prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The chaos code by Justin Richards
The scorpions of Zahir by Christine Brodien-Jones
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Wildwood by Colin Meloy ; illustrations by Carson Ellis
Splendors and glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
March 2, 2013 | madame librarian
Looking for something to read? Ask a librarian, take a look at May We Suggest , or the library's monthly displays...
Mortality by Christopher Hitchens ; foreword by Graydon Carter ; afterword by Carol Blue
Rainshadow road by Lisa Kleypas
A wanted man [Large print]: a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child
As if by magic by Dolores Gordon-Smith
February 26, 2013 | barkerm
Celebrate Mother Earth with authentic Native American Dancers led by Reg Pettibone. To wrap up our week-long Earth Week activities, we welcome the Native American Dancers who will entertain us in a very special way on Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 PM. Everyone is welcome to see the beautiful, colorful costumes and the outstanding dance moves that praise our planet.
February 26, 2013 | barkerm
Batter up! Baseball is back in town so join us for an entertaining, historical presentation to get us all in the team spirit on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 PM. Kerrie Ferrell chronicles her father's career, Hall of Fame catcher Rick Ferrell, and his Detroit Tigers baseball career from 1950-1992. She will share historical pictures, humorous inside stories and take us all on an entertaining journey through decades of pro baseball. Tales of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and more will surely entertain.
Pass the peanuts and Cracker Jack!
February 25, 2013 | SuperMegaAnna
Listen up Plymouth and Canton residents! If you are a high school senior planning for college or an adult returning to school, this is a scholarship opportunity you don't want to miss. In the past 20 years, the Canton Community Foundation has awarded $540,000 to more than 500 recipients. For more information and the application visit the foundation's website. All applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 15th.
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February 25, 2013 | barkerm
We are still celebrating Black History Month with a special night of storytelling by Alfreda Harris on Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 PM. Families are welcome to share in Ms. Harris' inspirational and fun stories emphasizing black history and the people involved in the civil rights movement. Please join us for a fun, thought-provoking evening.
Postponed until May 9, due to inclement weather.
February 22, 2013 | madame librarian
Fans of PBS Mystery! are familiar with the work of Edward Gorey (1925-2000) born 88 years ago today in Chicago. His eerie illustrations have introduced Mystery! since 1980. Gorey wrote and/or illustrated over 70 books, his images reminiscent of Victorian or Edwardian times with a macabre twist are instantly recognized.