SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) invites you to voice your opinion regarding their regional plans, programs and activities through their Public Participation Plan.  

Now through January 24, 2020, anyone interested may review and comment on the draft. Your comments will help ensure the ongoing opportunity for effective, broad-based participation in the development and review of regional plans and programs. Visit SEMCOG's site for a link to the draft as well as more information.  

Genealogy Connect

Bring your research questions and connect with other genealogists.  Use the time to make new connections or just use the library's resources as we discover more about our family history.  No registration required.

Upcoming sessions

Thursday, March 19 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM Internet Lab
Thursday, May 21 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Internet Lab
Thursday, July 16 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Internet Lab
Thursday, September 17 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Internet Lab
Thursday, November 19 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Internet Lab

Music is great for setting a mood or recreating a feeling.  So, put on your vintage 'Coca Cola' shirt and acid washed jeans and remember (or discover) how 1988 felt with a walk through that year's most popular songs.  You can hear it on Spotify as Time Capsule:1988.  

 

Experiences to Go Kits are are created to help you pursue your best life and try something new and exploring your family history can be a great experience for the entire family!  Create a time capsule and learn the basics of genealogy with the Family History kit which includes: The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History, and Create Your Family Tree by Kimberly Powell, TableTopics Family Gathering Game, genealogy forms to document your family and instructions on how to make your own time capsule.  

Don't forget that the library has many other family history resources to offer as well!  You can check out the following books or use an e-resource.  

                                                                                                                                                    

The Canton Public Library is partnering with the Plymouth Community United Way to provide hygiene products to those in need in the local community.  Suggested items are full sized shampoo, conditioner, body soap, lotion, shaving cream, razors, mouth wash, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste and toothbrushes.  Please bring these items to the library between September 30 and October 13 and place in the donation boxes.   Thank you for your generosity!

The Plymouth Community United Way is a non-profit organization working to address the basic human needs of the residents of Plymouth, Canton and Western Wayne.

 

Genealogy Connect

Bring your research questions and connect with other genealogists.  Use the time to make new connections or just use the library's resources as we discover more about our family history.  No registration required.

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Experience To Go Kits are created to help you pursue your best life and try something new.  Exploring the night sky is even more amazing when you know what you’re seeing!  Learn about constellations, planets and more with the Night Sky Kit which includes Celestron binoculars, a pocket sized night sky star finder and the field guide, 100 Things to See in the Night Sky: From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing by Dean Regas. Come on in and take one home!

Want to know more about astronomy? Check out these books and discover a whole new world. 

 

The backyard astronomer's guide by Terence Dickinson

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