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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

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

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]

Rid Your Home of Unwanted Medication

Canton Police Department will participating in the National Prescription Drug Give-Back program. You can drop off any unwanted, unused and expired medications on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM in the lobby drop-box at the Canton Police Department, 1200 S. Canton Center Rd. Liquids and needles will not be accepted. The initiative addresses a vital public health and safety issue. Usual disposal methods like flushing them down the toilet or throwing in trash poses are now not advised. Such methods pose both safety, health and environmental hazards. 

Congratulations to the Worst Opening Sentence Contest Winner!

Snoopy from PeanutsThe results are in and the judges have determined the winner in our National Library Week's Worst Opening Sentence Contest. Congratulations to the author of the winning sentence:

"There once was a fellow named Larry, who sat like a quaint little fairy, his wings and his wand, he posed by our pond, an exemplar of great topiary."

Thank you to everyone who participated in the celebration of National Library Week with the Canton Public Library!

Play Ball!

 Opening Day for the 2013 MLB season has begun! Some new reads for baseball fans.

Baseball Prospectus 2013: the essential guide to the 2013 season by edited by King Kaufman and Cecilia M. Tan

The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych by Wilson, Doug

Francona: the Red Sox years by Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy

Hank Greenberg: the hero of heroes by John Rosengren

Spring Ahead This Weekend!

Daylight Saving Time begins March 10th at 2:00AM. Don't be left behind and set your clocks ahead one hour. Daylight Saving Time also brings longer days, brighter mornings, bird songs, flowers and Springtime! Learn more about the history of Daylight Saving Time.

[Photo courtesy of AP Images]

eBook Basics

Kindle eReaderJoin us Friday April 12th from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM to learn the basics of how to check out free library eBooks and read them on your Kindle, Sony Wifi, iPad or other device. Watch a live demo and try a few of the eReaders on the market today. Registration is required.

eBook Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook
tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday, April 23rd from 7:00-8:00 PM in the Group Study Room A.

Celebrate Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month which brings awareness to the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart disease is preventable and controllable so take care of your heart, get educated and fit.

eBook Users Group

Join library staff and other eReader users as we share eBook
 tips and tricks in an informal environment. Group will meet Tuesday, March 26th from 7:00-8:00PM in the Purple Room.

eBook Basics

Join us Tuesday, March 12th from 7:00-8:30 PM to learn the basics
of how to check out free library eBooks and read them on your Kindle, Sony Wifi, iPad or other device. Watch a live demo and try a few of the eReaders on the market today. Registration is required.