December 3, 2012 | hathawaym
November 27, 2012 | hathawaym
Not sure what to make for those holiday parties or cookie exchanges? Is your cookie jar empty? Do you have a sweet tooth that can only be sated by the very best in seasonal baked goods?
Have no fear! Canton Public Library is here to help with these top-notch cookbooks, specializing in putting some extra sweetness in your sugarplums: (Note: If you do end of baking a dozen or so extra delicious cookies, please join us on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 PM, for our Family Holiday Cookie Competition, or share your recipe on CPL's recipe blog)
Christmas sweets: 65 festive recipes: table decorations: sweet gift ideas by Georgeanne Brennan; photographs by Richard G. Jung
November 17, 2012 | hathawaym
[Update: due to high demand an additional walk-in session has been added on Saturday, December 8th from 4:00-5:00 PM]
October 20, 2012 | hathawaym
September 29, 2012 | hathawaym
The votes have been tallied, the results are in and the winner is…
To Kill a Mockingbird, with 41% of the vote!
Our runner up is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which we will be showing at our Harry Potter Costume Party in October. So join us this Monday, October 1st at 6:30 to celebrate our freedom to read (and watch) great stories during our Banned Books Week Movie Celebration!
September 25, 2012 | hathawaym
Learn about advanced MS Word tools useful to high school and college students, including citation and bibliography tools, footnotes and styles.
Prerequisites: MS Word I or equivalent.
Date: October 18, 2012 from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Internet Lab. Registration is required.
September 14, 2012 | hathawaym
In celebration Banned Books Week and our freedom to read, the Library will be showing a special movie Monday, October 1 at 7:00 PM. The movie will be determined in a readers' poll running until Friday, 9/21. What's your favorite banned book adaptation? There's still time to vote!
Bridge to Terabithia [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media present a Hal Lieberman Company production; a Lauren Levine production
To kill a mockingbird [videodisc] by a Universal International presentation of a Pakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions picture
Of mice and men [videodisc] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Russ Smith/Gary Sinise production
The great Gatsby [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures
September 1, 2012 | hathawaym
Michigan Legal Help is designed to help those with simple civil matters that cannot afford a lawyer on their own, providing forms and toolkits on a variety of civil matters ranging from family law and housing to consumer protection and expungement.
The Michigan Legal Help website is a project of the Solutions on Self Help Task Force.
August 7, 2012 | hathawaym
Check out these fantastic tales of surviving historic atrocities, crashes and the worst Mother Nature has to offer:
Between a rock and a hard place by Aron Ralston
Buried alive: the true story of the Chilean mining disaster and the extraordinary rescue at Camp Hope by Manuel Pino Toro; foreword by Natalie Morales
Hero found: the greatest POW escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson
No way down: life and death on K2 by Graham Bowley
July 21, 2012 | hathawaym
Check out these great reads about the creepiest, crawliest creatures around!
Incredible arachnids by John Townsend
Ant lions and lacewings by text by Elaine Pascoe; photographs by Dwight Kuhn
Goliath bird-eating spiders and other extreme bugs by Deirdre A. Prischmann
Creepy backyard invaders by Ruth Owen
Tarantula by Monica Harris
Spiders by Ann O. Squire