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Printable Program and Event Listing, February 2014

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in February, 2014.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Life & Legacy At The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

The Canton community will once again honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special tribute, “CANTON CELEBRATES DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.” on Monday, January 20, 2014 at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill. The public is invited to attend a pre-event meet and greet with the keynote speaker, Alexander Jefferson, Lt. Col. (Ret) of the Tuskegee Airmen, Detroit Chapter, being held next door to the theater at the newly opened 502 Grill starting at 5:00 p.m.

A punch and cookie reception will begin at The Village Theater at 5:30 p.m., followed by the main program slated to start at 6:00 p.m.

This annual event is presented by the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts,and Heritage, members of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sub-Committee, and Canton Township.
This year’s reception is sponsored by Darian & Ralynda Moore of Keller Williams Realty of Plymouth, MI. Admission to this special presentation is a $2 donation at the door.

The program will feature actor Stan Jordan delivering the powerful “I Have A Dream” Speech. Musical performances will also be provided by the New Hope Music Academy, under the direction of Isaac Pippen and soloist, Alicia Dent. Canton Police Honor Guard, PCEP Step Team and tap dancer, Kelsey Rose, will round out the program.

Patron Service Improvement Project

Library construction is complete!

Thank you for your patience as we worked to make improvements to our library. Work was completed on time and under budget.  To see a photo album of the process, check out our Facebook album or Flickr set.

Donate blood, win a car!

Donate blood at our January 31 American Red Cross blood drive and be entered to win a 2 year lease on a Ford Fusion. Donors will also be entered in drawing for a $125 gas card. To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code cantonlibrary, or call Diane at 313-549-7052, or visit the library. Walk ins accepted between 10:00 AM and 3:45 PM.

Printable Program and Event Listing, January 2014

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in December, 2013

Printable Program and Event Listing, December 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in December, 2013

Red Cross Blood Drive November 8

Be a hero and donate blood during our November 8 blood drive. As we head into the holiday season, blood donations drop off. Your donation of one pint of blood is a gift that can save three lives.

Sign up for an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code cantonlibrary, or call 313-549-7052 or stop at the library Reception Desk. Appointments are available between 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM and walk ins are also welcome.

Printable Program and Event Listing, November 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in November 2013.

Library Closed Monday, October 14

The library will be closed on Monday, October 14. Use the library website to access databases, eBook resources, Zinio, your patron record and the catalog to place holds or request materials via interlibrary loan.

Printable Program and Event Listing, October 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in October, 2013.

Menchie's Benefit for Friends of the Library

Enjoy a delicious Menchie's frozen yogurt and help the Friends of the Canton Public Library raise money to support the library.

Visit Menchie's on Thursday, October 10 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and show the attached flyer when you pay for your purchase. The Friends will get 10% of your purchase price and you get a yummy treat. Digital copies are also accepted so flash the PDF on your phone. Offer good at Menchie's located at Canton Center and Hanford in Canton.

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Things Done with Lara Galloway

Too much to do, not enough time? Get a grip on your time at this helpful program, led by Lara Galloway, the MomBizCoach. Learn the principles of managing your priorities and your time as an entrepreneur and avoid the pitfalls and time sucks that rob you of getting things accomplished. These techniques are helpful to anyone wanting learn time management skills. Join us Wednesday, October 23, 1:30-2:30 PM.

Family Portrait Craft

What does your family look like? Craft a portrait of your family for display on our Family Wall of Fame as we celebrate all of Canton's families. Join us on October 24 from 7:00-8:00 PM. All ages encouraged to attend.

[sara_jan-2006-family by Cambodia4kids.org Beth Kanter is licensed under CC BY 2.0]

October 29: Everyone's Reading Author Bruce Feiler

Bruce FeilerCPL is excited to host author Bruce Feiler on October 29 at 7:00 PM at the Hindu Temple of Canton.

Feiler's book, The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play and Much More, is this year's Everyone's Reading selection. He is a columnist for the Sunday New York Times and the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including The Council of Dads and Walking the Bible, and hosts the PBS series of the same name.

Canton Public Library cardholders in good standing may receive free tickets to this event by presenting their card at the library Help Desk. some tickets available at the door.

Printable Program and Event Listing, September 2013

Here's a printable PDF calendar of all the programs and events that are happening at the library in September, 2013.