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Good Summer Listens

Good summer listens engage you with love, romance, suspense or intrigue. A good fiction getaway is right here waiting for you to explore.

Early MP3 Audiobook Return

The latest version of OverDrive Media Console for Windows computers gives you the option to early-return MP3 audiobooks. The updated desktop application OMC v3.2.2 can be installed on computers running Windows XP (or newer). Don’t forget you can early-return eBooks from Adobe Digital Edition as well.

eReader Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. The group will meet Monday, April 30th, 7:00-8:00 PM in the Purple Room.

eBook Basics

Join us Tuesday, April 24 from 9:30-11:00 AM to learn the step-by-step of checking out free library eBooks. Devices featured in the live demo include Kindle and Sony Wifi. Other popular eReaders are on hand for you to get acquainted too. Registration is required for this class.

eBooks You've Been Waiting For

If The Shoemaker's Wife by Trigiani, Gossip by Gutcheon, Raylan by Leonard, Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James, or any of the Harry Potter series by Rowling suit your fancy, you will be delighted to know that they are now available on our eBook site. ;Log in with your CPL card number before you search. This ensures that you are accessing our entire eBook collection where these new titles reside. You can also place holds for these titles.

Chase's Calendar of Events

Chase's Calendar of Events was started in 1957 as a humble 32-page booklet by  William D. Chase, an Ann Arbor man. The world's greatest datebook has been in publication ever since. It is the authoritative guide to special occurrences, holidays, anniversaries, celebrity birthdays, religious observances, sporting events, and more.  Mr. Chase will observe a special day of his own on April 8 when he turns 90

eReader Users Meeting

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Monday, April 30th, 7:00-8:00 PM in the Purple Room.

eBook Help: Upgraded & Updated

Our eBook Help has a new look and an expanded content that includes hundreds of help articles covering everything you need to know to enjoy our digital collection. If you ever need instructions regarding downloading or transferring a title to your device, check here to find answersto your questions.

Gabrielle Giffords to Leave Washington

Sunday Giffords announced that she would resign from the U.S. House to focus on her recovery from the attempted assassination on her a year ago. In Gabby: a story of courage and hope, a book that she and husband Mark Kelly coauthored with Jeffrey Zaslow they relate their moving account of a family surviving tragedy and the logistics of living through a medical nightmare.

Internet Basics

Learn how to search the Web, the library catalog and online databases.
Prerequisite:
Mouse skills or equivalent
Date: February 28, 2012 from 9:30-11:00 AM
Location: Internet Lab
Online registration begins at 9:00 AM on February 14

Lunar New Year Celebration

We are ushering in the Year of the Dragon with many cultural presentations including bonsai, origami and calligraphy. Students from area Chinese Language School will perform Chinese yo-yos, an old art form from China. You will have time to visit with the presenters and sample light refreshments. Children will get a paper yo-yo as souvenir.
Date: Monday, January 30 from 7:00-8:30 PM
Location: Community Room
Come and partake in this joyous event!

Language Learning Goes Where You Go

The Mango Languages mobile app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is ready to go! Free from the App Store, you can now access fast, easy and effective language learning no matter where your travels take you. Both contents and user interactions work just like the online program.

eBook Fever!

We have been feverishly adding new titles to our eBook collection. Almost 1,000 titles for all age groups. They are ready for you to find and check out if you log in with your Canton Library card number before searching. This way you'll have complete access to all these new titles. Try our titles with your eReader! Don't have one? Test drive one of ours at the Help Desk.