From a challenge at work to your personal quirk, everyone has a goal to achieve to better their self or their life. Here are some books which address the issue of overcoming obstacles.
To enter a dog in this event, print off, fill out, and return the waiver form by 6:00 PM Friday, September 14th. Bring your four-legged best friends and show them off in our contests for:
- Best Trick
- Best Costume
- Best Behaved
- Best Looking
- Best Largest
- Best Smallest
- Best in Show
The Michigan Notable Books Program has selected 20 books for 2012 celebrating Michigan people, places and events. The majority of these titles are available at Canton Library and libraries across the state. For a free bookmark listing these titles, stop by the Adult Help Desk. For more information on the Michigan Notable Books Program, see michigan.gov/notable books
On Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:00 PM, the Michigan Arab Orchestra (MAO) and choir will present the third free concert of their first inaugural season, which also marks the launch of ADC ‘s 1st Annual Cultural Day at Fordson High School Theater in Dearborn. The Anti-Discrimination Committee's Greater Detroit Chapter is pleased to announce its Excellence in Literature and Art Award recipients at this "Cultural Night." For more information and background on the recipients, see the chapter's website.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please email: info@MichiganArabOrchestra.org or call the ADC Michigan Office at 313-581-1201.
Wildcat wine by Claire Hamner Matturro — Just when attorney Lillian Belle Rosemay Cleary's hands are full with a psychic client and a Nazi-next-door neighbor, an obnoxious partner in her firm is murdered. Somehow Lilly is dragged into investigating and encounters a world-class assortment of weirdo suspects, all of whom had good reason to want to knock the guy off.
On February 18, 2012, the Archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, was elevated to the position of Cardinal by Pope Pius XVI. There are currently 181 Cardinals in the Catholic Church worldwide, of which only 108 are under 80 years of age and eligible to vote for a new pope in conclave. For more information on Cardinals (Catholicism) or Timothy Dolan, click on the subject links.
How did Valentine's Day originate? Who is this patron saint of lovers, of whom actually very little is known? According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, three different Valentines were actually martyred during the early days of the Christian Church, but very little is known about any of them. For more information, see this Catholic Online link. You can also view a list of Canton Library's books, programs and DVDs about valentines, like one with historic pictures of awesome valentines:
Greetings with love: the book of valentines by Michele Karl
Learn to create multimedia presentations Tuesday, February 7th from 10-11:30 AM. Prerequisites: mouse and Word skills. Registration opens on January 24th. Suggested titles for check-out in our collection are:
PowerPoint presentations that sell by Adam B. Cooper