Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog en-US PowerPoint 2013 - September 26 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/powerpoint-2013-september-26 <img class="image image-_original" style="float:right;width:164px;height:152px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ppt2013.jpg" height="300" width="300" />Learn to create multimedia presentations or slideshows with this introduction to PowerPoint 2013. <em>Prerequisites: Mouse and Word skills.</em> <br /><br />Join us on Saturday, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004525&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">May 23 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM</a> in the Internet Lab. <em>Registration Required!</em> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/powerpoint-2013-september-26#comments Adults Seniors Programs Computer Classes Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 85088 at https://www.cantonpl.org Computer Skills Lab for Beginners - September 12 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/computer-skills-lab-beginners-september-12 <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/649833_67265333.preview.jpg" style="float:right;line-height:19.5200004577637px;" height="133" width="200" /><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, </span><strong style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">please stop in to CPL's Internet Lab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004526&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Saturday, September 12 </a></strong><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more.  A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.</span><br /><br /><div style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"><em>*This lab is restricted to basic computer skills, as listed above. Staff will not be able to assist with the diagnosis or repair of computer equipment, or with online financial transactions.</em></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/computer-skills-lab-beginners-september-12#comments Adults Seniors Programs Computer Classes Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 85067 at https://www.cantonpl.org Drop-in eBook Help, Every Friday 10:00 - 11:00 AM https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/drop-ebook-help-every-friday-1000-1100-am-1 <img class="image image-medium" style="float:right;width:256px;height:171px;" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ereader_0.medium.jpg" height="199" width="300" />Have you hit a snag with your ereader?  Patrons in need of one-on-one assistance can come in on <strong>Fridays from 10:00-11:00 AM</strong> to receive basic or extended help with borrowing or downloading books to your electronic device.  <em>No registration required, just drop in!<br /></em> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/drop-ebook-help-every-friday-1000-1100-am-1#comments Adults Seniors Programs Computer Classes CPL Tech Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 85066 at https://www.cantonpl.org Intermediate Excel 2013 - September 24 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/intermediate-excel-2013-september-24 <img class="image image-medium" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/msexcel20101.medium.jpg" height="227" width="300" style="float:right;" />A more advanced Excel class, great for work or school projects. Learn custom sorting and conditional formatting to make sense of your data. Create eye-catching tables, charts and graphs. <em>Prerequisite: Beginning Excel or previous experience with Excel.</em> <br /><br />Join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004524&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Thursday, September 24 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.</a> <em>Registration Required!</em> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/intermediate-excel-2013-september-24#comments Adults Programs Computer Classes Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 85065 at https://www.cantonpl.org Board Gaming League of Canton https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-leage-canton <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/board%20game.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Into board games like Catan, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday,  September 5  between 12:00 PM - 5:45 PM for our monthly <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003893&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R"></a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004519&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Board Gaming League of Canton meetin<span style="text-decoration:underline;">g</span></a>. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-leage-canton#comments Teens Adults Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 77389 at https://www.cantonpl.org Teen Animanga Club https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-animanga-club-39 <img alt="Naruto Shippuden" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Naruto%20Shippuden%20image.jpg" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/iii/calendar/month/C&amp;M=9-2015;jsessionid=657092BFF8B5D683298FE507660DC2D8?lang=eng&amp;suite=def">Wednesday, September 16, 6:30-8:45 PM</a> join us for our monthly meeting of the Animanga Club! We've got all sorts of zaniness in store from a raffle to trivia to our always popular "mystery anime." What is it this month? Sorry, no hints. Drop by and let your inner otaku run free https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-animanga-club-39#comments Teens Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 77365 at https://www.cantonpl.org ABC Activity Time https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-14 <span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">ABC Activity Time will begin Monday, September 14. This is an informal session where parents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. This drop-in playtime includes sensory activities, puzzles, and matching games for children ages birth to 5, with caregiver. No registration required. Program takes place in the Community Room, unless otherwise noted.</span><br /><br /><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/1669646306.preview.jpg" style="float:right;line-height:19.5200004577637px;" /><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">ABC Activity Times, September 14-October 24:</span><ul style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"><li>Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM</li> <li>Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)</li> <li>Tuesdays 7:30-8:00 PM</li> <li>Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM</li> <li>Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM</li> <li>Thursdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)</li> <li>Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM (Purple Room)</li> <li>Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)</li> </ul><br /><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">NOTE: There will be no ABC Activity Time on Monday, October 12. The library will be closed.</span> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-14#comments Kids Parents Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 strande 86107 at https://www.cantonpl.org Family Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-14 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/meg_book.preview.jpg" style="float:right;line-height:19.52px;" /><span style="line-height:19.52px;">Family Storytimes begin the week of September 14. These storytimes are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver, and do not require registration. Please see following list for storytime locations.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height:19.52px;">Drop-in Family Storytimes, September 14-October 24:</span><ul style="line-height:19.52px;"><li>Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</li> <li>Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM (CommunityRoom)</li> <li>Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</li> <li>Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</li> <li>Thursdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Purple Room)</li> <li>Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Purple Room)</li> </ul><span style="line-height:1.22;"></span><div><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="line-height:1.22;">NOTE: There will be no storytime on Monday, October 12. The library will be closed.</span></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-14#comments Kids Parents Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 strande 86106 at https://www.cantonpl.org Starfish Family Services: Look What I Can Do https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/starfish-family-services-look-what-i-can-do <img width="83" height="100" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/starfish_0_thumbnail.jpg" style="float:right;" />On Monday, September 14, from 6:30-8:30 PM the highly trained staff from Starfish Family Services will present <strong>Look What I Can Do: Understanding Preschool Development</strong>. Participants will learn how to recognize the uniqueness in the way children think and view the world around them. They will also learn about a child's brain development and different strategies to support children's thinking. Bring your children to this program as free daycare is provided by Starfish's daycare professionals. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/starfish-family-services-look-what-i-can-do#comments Education Adults Parents Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 welz 86098 at https://www.cantonpl.org Baby Storytime https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-13 <span style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;"><img width="123" height="200" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Rose.preview.JPG" style="float:right;" />Designed for children 0-18 months with a caregiver, Baby Storytime features simple stories, songs, </span><a style="line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;" href="https://www.cantonpl.org/youth/parents/poems/fingerplays/s-z">rhymes</a><span style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;">, and lots of fun. Baby Storytime sessions are held in the Purple Room.</span><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;">Registration begins August 27.</span></div><div><span style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:19.62px;font-family:Lato, sans-serif;font-size:14.43px;">Storytime session begins </span><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004542&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Tuesday, September 15, 10:00 AM</a></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/baby-storytime-13#comments Babies Parents Programs baby storytime Canton Connections Connections storytime Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Marianne 86073 at https://www.cantonpl.org Tween Service Corps September 2015 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/tween-service-corps-september-meeting Are you in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade and looking for an opportunity to volunteer at the library? It's time for another school year, which means our Tween Service Corps is starting back up again. We'll brainstorm about volunteer activities for October and beyond, so come prepared with any ideas you have! <div><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="line-height:19.5200004577637px;">Our first meeting will be Saturday, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004537&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">September 12th from 9:30-10:30 AM</a> in the Purple Room. </span>No registration is required. <br /><br /></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/tween-service-corps-september-meeting#comments Tweens Parents Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 lovetta 86051 at https://www.cantonpl.org Preschool Storytimes https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/preschool-storytimes-4 <img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/meg_book.preview.jpg" alt="" class="image image-preview" height="150" width="200" style="float:right;" />Preschool Storytimes are a fun celebration of stories and activities designed for children ages 3-5.  Children must be able to <strong>sit independently</strong> and be<strong> attentive</strong> for 30 minutes. Parents may attend <em>without</em> siblings, or must remain in the children's department. Please choose a Monday <strong>OR </strong>Friday session as this is a registered program. Sessions begin Monday, September 14  and end Friday, October 23. <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004543&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Registration is online</a> and begins Thursday, August 27. We welcome you at <strong>ONE</strong> of the following sessions:<br /><div class="content"><br />Mondays, 10:00-10:30 <br />Fridays, 1:00-1:30<br /><br /></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/preschool-storytimes-4#comments Listeners Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 durbinm 85335 at https://www.cantonpl.org Easy Robotics: Brushbots https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/brushbots <img width="186" height="200" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/brushbot.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004534&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Wednesday, September 23, 7:00 - 8:00 PM</a>. Make your own robot out of a toothbrush and motor, then build a track to race it on. For Tweens and Teens. Registration required. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/brushbots#comments Tweens Teens Programs Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 78456 at https://www.cantonpl.org Top Universities in the World https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/top-universities-world <img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ARWU.thumbnail.png" alt="" class="image image-thumbnail" width="100" height="34" style="line-height:1.22;" /><div><div><div>The <a href="http://www.shanghairanking.com/Academic-Ranking-of-World-Universities-2015-Press-Release.html">World </a><a href="http://www.shanghairanking.com/">Ranking of Academic Universities</a> has been using transparent methodology and third-party data to rank the world's top universities since 2003. For the 13th year in a row, Harvard University remained in the number one spot. University of Michigan scored number 22 on the list. Interested in attending an Ivy League school? Get valuable admissions advice from this book,<a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638228~S1"> 50 Successful Ivy League Application Essays.</a> <br /><div><br /><br /><div><br /><br /><br /></div></div></div></div></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/top-universities-world#comments Education Non-fiction Websites Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:14:07 +0000 sobczakd 86169 at https://www.cantonpl.org Happy National Dog Day! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/happy-national-dog-day <div>Celebrate <a href="http://www.nationaldogday.com/">National Dog Day</a> by checking out new dog books in the collection!</div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1635332"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1635332.jpg" /></span>A dog's gift: the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend</a> by Bob Drury ; principal photography by Joan Brady</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638406"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638406.jpg" /></span>Talking with dogs and cats: joining the conversation to improve behavior and bond with your animals</a> by Tim Link ; foreword by Victoria Stilwell</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1640460"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1640460.jpg" /></span>All dogs go to Kevin: everything three dogs taught me (that I didn't learn in veterinary school)</a> by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638403"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638403.jpg" /></span>A dog's world</a> by Asia Upward</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1623072"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1623072.jpg" /></span>Team dog: how to train your dog—the Navy SEAL way</a> by Mike Ritland, with Gary Brozek</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1627990"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1627990.jpg" /></span>Rescue your dog from fear: tried-and-true techniques to help your dog feel secure</a> by Peggy O. Swager</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1627992"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1627992.jpg" /></span>Fit dog: tips &amp; tricks to give your pet a longer, healthier, happier life</a> by Arden Moore</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1635329"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1635329.jpg" /></span>What dog?: a guide to help new owners select the right breed for their lifestyle</a> by Amanda O'Neill</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638401"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638401.jpg" /></span>Dog tricks</a> by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM, and Kate Eldredge ; photography by Beth Adams</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638402"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638402.jpg" /></span>The everything essential dog training and tricks book: all you need to train your dog in no time</a> by Gerilyn J. Bielakiewicz, CPDT</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638404"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638404.jpg" /></span>George the dog, John the artist: a rescue story</a> by John Dolan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1638405"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1638405.jpg" /></span>Dog care</a> by written by David &amp; Sylvia Tombesi-Walton</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1635334"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1635334.jpg" /></span>Good dog, happy baby: preparing your dog for the arrival of your child</a> by Michael Wombacher</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1629216"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1629216.jpg" /></span>Stay: lessons my dogs taught me about life, loss, and grace</a> by Dave Burchett</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/happy-national-dog-day#comments Pets Non-fiction dogs Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:33:28 +0000 sobczakd 86165 at https://www.cantonpl.org