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Book Club Choices January 2013

"You gotta have friends... and this month's selections examine the lives and friendships of a variety of women.

Older Adults

Ready to get active?  Go4Life an interactive website sponsored by the National Institute on Aging offers a wide variety of ideas for getting healthy in 2013.  No matter what your level of activity is, Go4Life can help you develop a personal workout and diet plan specific to your needs.

Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group 2012 Picks

The Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00-3:00 PM in Group Study Room A. In December we talked about our favorite reads:

The dry grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew

Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton

The passage of power by Robert A.

Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group: January-June 2013

The Canton Seniors Book Group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00-3:00 PM in Group Study Room A. We meet every month except December. Adult Services librarians, Elaine Skrzynski and Joyce Simowski, alternate leading the discussion. Copies of the discussion book are distributed at the monthly meeting or ask for a copy at the Adult Services Help Desk.

Canton Seniors Book Group January 24, 2013

Canton Seniors Book Group meets on Thursday, January 24 at 2:00-3:00 PM in Canton Public Library's Group Study Room A. Copies of this month's book will be available after December 27. We will be discussing:

Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

A Jazzy Christmas 2012

I love Christmas music, but this year it's the melodies I want to hear. If you need more, CPL's Jazz Music Library database has over 200 Christmas albums available to CPL cardholders. Some of my favorite CDs are:

Peace by Jim Brickman

Homecoming by Jim Brickman

December by George Winston

A Winter's solstice

Celtic Christmas II: a Windham Hill collection

Low Vision Reader

Canton Public Library maintains an Optelec ClearView Low Vision Reader for library users. The 18" Widescreen monitor has a fully adjustable monitor arm, adjustable brightness, and Photo Mode for viewing pictures. The LV Reader is located in Adult Services near the Library's fireplace. Assistance is available at the Adult Services Help Desk.

Canton Seniors December, 2012

Have you checked out what's happening at the Canton Senior Center?  For more information call 734-394-5485 or cantonfun.org.  All Canton residents, 55 and older are welcome.

Upcoming road trips:
  • Thursday, December 27 — Jersey Boys at the Fischer Theater
  • December 30-January 1 — New Year's Eve in Traverse City
  • January 22 — Greektown

Murder Will Out, December 2012

If you like police procedurals…

Blood country: a Claire Watkins mystery by Mary Logue

Untraceable by Laura Griffin

A reason to kill by Jane Adams

A perfect evil by Alex Kava

Book Club Choices December 2012

How about discussing a book by a Michigan author and/or story-based in Michigan?

Shadow of a doubt by William J. Coughlin

The complete short stories of Ernest Hemingway by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961

Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison