January 17, 2012 | Marianne
January 12, 2012 | Marianne
Do you love the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems? Always looking to get your hands on another one of their adventures? Now we've made it a lot easier to find them on the shelf! The library recently purchased several additional copies of this funny, award-winning series. You can find them all in the Readers section in the Children's Department. Happy reading!
December 27, 2011 | Marianne
Simms Taback, award-winning author and illustrator of the picture books Joseph Had A Little Overcoat and There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, passed away December 25, 2011. Check out Simms Taback's official website for a complete listing of his works. Also find a list of Taback's titles owned by the library.
December 6, 2011 | Marianne
Kids, ages 5-8, come to this program where we'll share a longer picture book, enjoy some hot cocoa and make a wintery craft. Register online beginning December 5.
Program date: Monday, December 19, 7:00-7:45 PM
December 3, 2011 | Marianne
Check out some easy Christmas reads during the month of December to get in the holiday spirit. Below are some suggested titles from the Readers section in the Children's Department. Happy reading!
Alvin and the Chipmunks: a Chipmunk family Christmas by based upon the characters Alvin and the Chipmunks created by Ross Bagdasarian ; story by Jon Vitti ; screenplay by Jon Vitti and Will McRobb & Chris Viscardi ; adapted by Susan Hill
Minnie and Moo: the night before Christmas by Denys Cazet
Marvin's best Christmas present ever by story by Katherine Paterson ; pictures by Jane Clark Brown
Santa's short suit shrunk and other Christmas tongue twisters by Nola Buck ; pictures by Sue Truesdell
November 28, 2011 | Marianne
Below are some new arrivals to the Parenting collection in the Children's Department. Stop by the Children's New Book Shelf to see what's available!
Building resilience in children and teens: giving kids roots and wings by Kenneth R. Ginsburg with Martha M. Jablow
Pre-school parenting secrets: talking with the sky by Brian Caswell, David Chiem & Kylie Bell
The digital mom handbook: how to blog, vlog, tweet, and facebook your way to a dream career at home by Audrey McClelland and Colleen Padilla
November 2, 2011 | Marianne
Pick up some easy-to-read books to get in the spirit of giving thanks. Below are some suggested titles that can be found in the Readers section in our Children's Department. Happy Thanksgiving!
The first Thanksgiving by Linda Hayward ; illustrated by James Watling
Pardon that turkey : how thanksgiving became a holiday by Susan Sloate ; illustrated by Christian Slade
Turkey day by Grace Maccarone ; illustrated by John Manders
I spy Thanksgiving by riddles by Jean Marzollo ; photographs by Walter Wick
More snacks! : a Thanksgiving play by Joan Holub ; illustrated by Will Terry
October 11, 2011 | Marianne
Children, ages 2-5 with caregiver, wear a costume and participate in fun Halloween activities! Two dates available for this program, please choose one for registration. See you there!
October 8, 2011 | Marianne
Put on your costume and join CPL staff at the Canton Farmers Market on Sunday, October 16th for a Halloween story and craft. The Farmers Market is open from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM; stories will be read at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. For all ages.
October 3, 2011 | Marianne
Get ready for Halloween with some easy-to-read titles. These spook-tacular books are shelved in the Readers section in the Children's Department. A CPL librarian can show you just where to find them. Happy Halloween!
A fairy-tale fall by Apple Jordan; illustrated by Francesco Legramandi
Monster parade: a sticker rerader by Shana Corey; illustrated by Will Terry
Pooh's Halloween pumpkin by Isabel Gaines; illustrated by Josie Yee
Happy Halloween, Mittens by story by Lola M. Schaefer; pictures by Susan Kathleen Hartung
Minnie and Moo: the night of the living bed by Denys Cazet