Creativebug Spotlight Program: DIY Painted Gift Wrap

Creativebug* boasts more than 1,000 arts and crafts videos. In December, the library is happy to highlight one specific Creativebug class for a December grab-and-go program: DIY Painted Gift Wrap. In one afternoon, you can create enough painted paper to wrap gifts for any occasion. Courtney Cerruti teaches several quick and easy dry-brush techniques, from sophisticated crosshatch designs to loose geometric squiggles – no prior painting experience required. 

Each kit will contain:

  1. Drawing weight sketching paper
  2. Paintbrushes in a variety of widths
  3. Acrylic paint in assorted colors

You will need to supply at home:

  1. Jar of water
  2. Paper towels
  3. Small bowl for mixing paints
  4. Palette or plate 
  • Registration for the grab-and-go kits will take place beginning November 24, while supplies last.
  • Once registration has closed on December 6, you will receive an email with instructions on how to pick up your kit at the library through our contact-free holds pick-up.
  • ***Due to Covid Closure Kit Pick Up will take place December 14 to December 18 

 

Looking for more inspiration? Check out the thousands of craft videos available on Creativebug* to get started today!

 

*a CPL Library card required in order to use Creativebug

Upcoming sessions

Monday, December 14 (All day) to Saturday, December 19 (All day) Kit Pick UP

Cooking with Chef Val: Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie with Cooking Crumb Crust

Chef Val is back and this time she is bringing dessert! Join us as she creates a delicious vegan Chocolate Cream Pie. 

You can follow along as Chef Val teaches, or you can get all the ingredients and cook as Val teaches. Recipe is vegan, organic, whole foods, and absolutely delicious! 

Chef Val has been in the food industry since 1985 and has been teaching vegan, macrobiotic cooking classes since 1997. She is the author of 5 cookbooks, her latest is Summer Season Healthy and Delicious Cooking. She is a teacher, personal chef, counselor and is host of the on line radio show, REAL FOOD with Chef Val. 

This program is for participants ages 18 and over and will take place via Zoom. Registration is required. Participants will receive both the recipe and shopping list in advance of the program. Zoom links and information on joining the presentation will be sent out the day before the program.

Registration begins November 24 and ends December 7. 

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, December 8 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Online

Genealogy Connect: Finding Non-Traditional Records with Jessica Trotter

Join us on Thursday, November 19 at 10:00 AM as genealogist Jessica Trotter presents "Finding Non-Traditional Records".  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom.  Registration required and will begin October 22. 

Want to know more about Zoom programs?  Check out these tips for a great experience. 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Immune Boosting Soup Cooking Class with Chef Val

The best way to boost your immune system it through whole, organic foods. In the cooking class, Chef Val will teach how to make, Lentil Brown Rice Sweet Potato Turmeric Soup. Attend and you will learn about the  healing benefits of the ingredients some of which will be: red lentils, brown rice, turmeric, garlic, sweet potatoes, fresh turmeric root and more. You can follow along as Chef Val teaches, or you can get all the ingredients and cook as Val teaches. Recipe is vegan, organic, whole foods, and absolutely delicious! 

Chef Val has been in the food industry since 1985 and has been teaching vegan, macrobiotic cooking classes since 1997. She is the author of 5 cookbooks, her latest is Summer Season Healthy and Delicious Cooking. She is a teacher, personal chef, counselor and is host of the on line radio show, REAL FOOD with Chef Val. 

This program will take place via Zoom and registration is required. Participants will receive both the recipe and shopping list in advance of the program. Zoom links and information on joining the presentation will be sent out the day before the program. 

Registration begins September 2 and ends September 14

 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Wreath Making with Leyla Nicol

Join local crafter Leyla Nicol as she guides through the process of making your very own mesh wreath. 

This live virtual program will take place via the Zoom video conferencing platform on Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 PM. One week prior to the program, registered participants will receive an email with instructions for picking up program supplies and attending the live program.

Registration for patrons 18 and up will begin on July 22. 

To help you make the most of your virtual program experience we have compiled some tips and resources. 

 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Summer's Golden Hour Painting with Dani Cobb

Join local artist Dani Cobb for a relaxing afternoon of painting in the comfort of your own home. Dani will lead participants step by step so even the most novice artist will feel confidant creating a work of art.

This live virtual program will take place via the Zoom video conferencing platform on Saturday, August 8th at 1:00pm. One week prior to the program, registered participants will receive an email with instructions for picking up program supplies and attending the live program.

Registration for patrons 18 and up will begin on July 22. 

To help you make the most of your virtual program experience we have compiled some tips and resources. 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Pop Up Concert Featuring the Michigan Philharmonic

Enjoy a Pop-up performance by musicians from the Michigan Philharmonic. This event will take place in our Butterfly Garden July 25 at 4:00 PM.

Due to an abundance of caution and continued physical distancing, this program requires registration and space is limited. One person may register for up to four people from the same household. Registration will begin June 24. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled. 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Happiness Celebration

PROGRAM POSTPONED

 

Join us for a celebration of all things happy as we mark the end of winter and rejoice in the start of spring. The International Day of Happiness is part of a worldwide movement devoted to creating a happier world and the Canton Public Library is in on the fun. We have all sorts of happiness planned at all ages are welcome! 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Blossoming: Keys to Fruitful Living with Mikhaella Norwood

Join us for an inspirational evening with  Mikhaella Norwood, Founder and CEO of Freelife Productions. Mikhaella Norwood uses the arts to change lives one dream at a time by daring people with the phrase, "because you've never had to..." She has inspired crowds with two TEDx stage performances at TEDxDetroit and TEDxOakland University and has recently published her book Fruit: Haiku of Haikus for the Blossoming Soul. 

 

 

Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

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