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ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, August Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, July 10th and 24th. 

Pinterest Live - Farmer's Market Edition

Join us at the Farmer's Market to make recycled book crafts.  Have some fun and earn an On the Scene badge Sunday July 19th, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  No registration required.   

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Special Book Discussion Everyone's Reading

Join us Sunday, June 14th at 1:00PM in the Community Room ER2015to discuss the Everyone's Reading novel, The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer. Beecher White is an archivist who spends his days working happily in the past, where things are emotionally safe. Clementine Kaye, his crush in back in school, asks for his help tracking down her long-lost father. After they accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact - a 200 hundred-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington, hidden underneath a desk chair, Beecher and Clementine find themselves suddenly entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder.

Soon a man is dead, and Beecher is on the run as he races to learn the truth behind this mysterious national treasure. His search will lead him to discover a coded and ingenious puzzle that conceals a disturbing secret from the founding of our nation.

Gripping, fast-paced, and filled with the fascinating historical detail for which he is famous, The Inner Circle is a thrilling novel that once again proves Brad Meltzer is a master of suspense.

Copies of the book are available to sign out at the Information Desk. 

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, June 12th and 26th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, June Thursdays and Fridays (Library closed 6/19)  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

Everyone's Reading 2015 The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer

Beecher White is an archivist who spends his days working happily in the past, where things are emotionally safe. Clementine Kaye, his crush back in school, asks for his help tracking down her long-lost father. After they accidentally happen upon a priceless artifact he was never intended to see, a 200 hundred-year-old dictionary that once belonged to George Washington, Beecher and Clementine find themselves suddenly entangled in a web of deception, conspiracy, and murder. Their discovery points to a murder and subsequently its connection to a secret organization of the United States government.

Gripping, fast-paced, and filled with the fascinating historical detail for which he is famous, The Inner Circle is a thrilling novel that showcases a brilliant author writing at the height of his craft.

Participating libraries will host events relating to The Inner Circle this May and June, including a special book discussion June 14th at 1pm, and author Brad Meltzer will appear in person at two events on June 22nd.

Due to popular demand, a ticket will be required for both author appearances. Tickets are free but limited and will be given away at the Information Desk on a first come, first serve basis to Canton Public Library cardholders in good standing.

Author Appearances:

Monday, June 22nd at 2 PM
Rochester Church of Christ
250 W. Avon Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, May 1st, 15th and the Purple Room May 29th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, May Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, April 3rd and 17th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, April Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, March 6th and 20th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, March Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Group Study Room area.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, September Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.