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Fall Back This Weekend!

Enjoy an extra hour of sleep this weekend as Daylight Savings Time ends and Eastern Standard Time begins 2:00 AM Sunday November 3rd. In addition, take time to change those smoke detector batteries and turn on carbon monoxide detectors to protect your family and home.

Election Reminder; Deadline Nearing for Voter Registration

Michigan residents have until Monday, October 7, to register to vote in the November 5 election. You can register by mail, in person at your local clerk’s office or any Secretary of State office. Not sure if there is an election in your area? Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center. It’s a great resource for voters that allows you to confirm you are registered to vote, find the location of your polling place and even see a sample ballot.

Celebrate the Fall in Michigan at an Apple Orchard

This year's apple harvest is predicted to be one of the best! Area apple orchards and cider mills are now open. Plan an outing and stock up on the seasonal goodies while they last. Celebrate Michigan by picking your own apples or pumpkins while enjoying some cider, doughnuts, hay rides and more. Go for a wagon ride at the nearby Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill on Warren Road between Napier and Gotfredson Roads. More orchards and mills.

[Photo courtesy of AP Images]

Happenings this Labor Day Weekend in Michigan

There are many things happening this Labor Day Weekend in the Metro Detroit Area! Get your groove on at the Detroit Jazz Festival or experience the Michigan State Fair in Novi. Joust at the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly or taste the season's first Cider at the Northville Cider Mill. Get nostalgic watching a movie at Plymouth's Compuware Arena Drive-In or get your fill at the Arts Beats & Eats Festival in Royal Oak. Also, don't forget the Michigan Activity Pass and the MI Big Green Gym Pass.

eBook Users Group

Join other eReader users and library staff as we share eBook tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday, October 22 from 7:00-8:00 PM in Group Study Room A.

eBook Basics

Bring your registered eBook reader, current Canton Library card and join us on Friday, October 11 from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM to learn the basics of how to check-out free library eBooks and read them on an iPad, Kindle, Nook or other device.

Read Free ebooks During the Month of July

Star Walk Kids Media has made it's collection of ebooks, 160-plus, free of charge during the month of July. Anyone with internet access can visit their streaming collection and immediately read any book!

Teen Baseball Books

Center field by Robert Lipsyte

Heat by Mike Lupica

Curveball: the year I lost my grip by Jordan Sonnenblick

The boy who saved baseball by John H. Ritter

Alex Rodriguez by Michael V. Uschan

The big field by Mike Lupica

Center field by Robert Lipsyte

Teens Get Your Fiction Game On

The Big Game of Everything by Chris Lynch

Swim the fly by Don Calame

Whale talk by Chris Crutcher

Winger by Andrew Smith

Rush for the gold: mystery at the Olympics by John Feinstein

Vanishing act by John Feinstein

Summer ball by Mike Lupica

The batboy by Mike Lupica

Try a New Sport

Tennis: steps to success by Jim Brown, Camille Soulier

Table tennis: steps to success by Richard McAfee

Field hockey: steps to success by Elizabeth Anders with Sue Myers

Softball: steps to success by Diane Potter, Lynn V. Johnson

Archery: steps to success by Kathleen M. Haywood, Catherine F. Lewis

Swimming: steps to success by David Thomas

Basketball: steps to success by Hal Wissel

Celebrate the First Ascent of Mount Everest

In May of 1963 the first group of Americans reached the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the expedition with these books and DVDs.

The vast unknown: America's first ascent of Everest by Broughton Coburn

Last Hours on Everest: The Gripping Story of Mallory & Irvine?s Fatal Ascent by Hoyland, Graham

The wildest dream [videodisc]: conquest of Everest by National Geographic Entertainment ; an Altitude Films production in association with Atlantic Productions

Blindsight [videodisc produced by Sybil Robson ; directed by Lucy Walker

Dark summit: the true story of Everest's most controversial season by Nick Heil

Everest [videodisc]