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Free Tax Help for Seniors Offered at Summit

The Summit offers free Tax-Aide counseling through AARP as part of an IRS-sponsored program for seniors. Trained and certified volunteer counselors assist people of low-to-middle income with special attention to those 60 and over for both federal and state returns. Call (734) 394-5460 for an appointment at the Summit Senior Center. Find more locations near you.

A Fun Fashion Mystery Series

If you think your life is crazy then follow Haley Randolph's humorous antics and feel relief!

Handbags and homicide: [a Haley Randolph mystery] by Dorothy Howell

Purses and poison by Dorothy Howell

Shoulder bags and shootings by Dorothy Howell

Kids! Score Tickets for the Red Wings or Pistons

Reminder: Deadline to enter for free Pistons tickets is April 4th. Tickets for the Detroit Red Wings are sold out.

How to Buy (and Recharge) a Copy Card


If you need to print at the library, this video will show you how to purchase a copy card and add funds to it as needed.
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"Salute to Great American Songbook" at the Village Theatre

Sounds of Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and more return to the Cherry Hill Village Theater Saturday, January 15th in the Salute to the Great American Songbook. Top local vocalists will lend their talents for an entertaining evening of song and memories beginning at 8:00PM. Enjoy with the whole family.

Big Chill at the Big House!

The University of Michigan and Michigan State ice hockey teams continue their Cold War in the Big Chill on Saturday, December 11th at 3:00PM. It all happens at the University of Michigan Stadium where officials are hoping to break the Guinness World Record for attendance at an outdoor hockey game. If you can't get to the game you'll have an opportunity to skate at the Big House on Sunday December 12th!

Bowl Championship Series (BCS) 2011

As the college football season winds down fans eagerly await the BCS schedule. Our own Michigan State tied Ohio State and Wisconsin for the Big Ten Championship! Both Michigan State and Michigan are bowl eligible so stay tuned…
Meanwhile, read Dan Wetzel's new book Death to the BCS and learn about the ongoing BCS controversies.

Celebrate the Season with Music for Everyone!

Come and bring the whole family and kick off this holiday season with the Canton Concert Band as it presents Christmas: A Family Gathering on Sunday December 5th. The Concert will take place at the Cherry Hill Village Theater and begins at 4:00PM.
Enjoy more holiday sounds with CPL's extensive music collection.

Canton Salutes all Service Personnel

A Salute to Service will be held on Veterans Day, Thursday November 11th at the Village Theatre. Active military personnel and veterans will be honored for their dedicated service. Doors open at 6:00PM for an exhibition of military memorabilia prior to a formal stage presentation at 7:00PM. Active duty military and veterans can also enjoy a free meal Thursday at Applebee's or Famous Dave's. Thanks for serving our country.

Ghost Hunting for Teens and Adults

Paranormal investigator and psychic medium, Kristy Robinett, wonders if you believe that there is more than "us" in this existence? With over 15 years of paranormal investigative experience and some very intriguing tales to share, Kristy will advise on the do's and don'ts while ghost hunting. Join us, if you dare, on Tuesday October 26th from 7:00-8:30PM, no registration necessary.

Wings are Back in Gear!

The Detroit Red Wings are back in town for a three game homestretch which includes the Ducks, Coyotes and Predators. After a good start to their season, the Wings hope to continue the trend. Chris Osgood remains three victories away from his 400th NHL career win. Tune in this season to see him capture it!

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30 Years of Detroit Sport Championships

  1. 1983 Michigan Panthers win USFL Championship
  2. 1984 Detroit Tigers are World Series Champs
  3. 1986 Michigan State Spartans win NCAA Men’s Hockey Championship
  4. 1988 Detroit Drive win first ArenaBowl Championship
  5. 1989 Michigan Wolverines win their first NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship
  6. 1989 Detroit Pistons win their first NBA Championship
  7. 1989 Detroit Drive are ArenaBowl Champs
  8. 1990 Pistons win NBA Championship
  9. 1990 Detroit Drive win ArenaBowl Championship
  10. 1991 Detroit Turbos win the National Lacrosse League Championship
  11. 1992 Detroit Rockers are National Professional Soccer League Champions
  12. 1992 Detroit Drive win their fourth and final ArenaBowl Championship
  13. 1995 Plymouth Whalers are the OHL Champions
  14. 1996 Michigan Wolverines win NCAA Championship in Men’s Hockey
  15. 1997 University of Michigan Wolverines win share of NCAA Football Championship with Nebraska
  16. 1997 Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup, first in 42 years
  17. 1997 Detroit Vipers are IHL Champs winning their only Joseph Turner Memorial Cup
  18. 1998 Michigan Wolverines win NCAA Men’s Hockey Championship
  19. 1998 Red Wings are Stanley Cup Champions
  20. 2000 Michigan State Spartans win NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship
  21. 2001 Detroit Dogs win American Basketball (ABA 2000) Championship
  22. 2002 Red Wings win their 10th Stanley Cup
  23. 2003 Detroit Shock win WNBA Championship
  24. 2004 Detroit Pistons win their third NBA Championship
  25. 2006 Shock are WNBA Champs
  26. 2007 Michigan State Spartans win Men’s NCAA Hockey Championship
  27. 2007 Plymouth Whalers win OHL Championship
  28. 2008 Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup
  29. 2008 Detroit Shock are WNBA Champs
  30. 2010 University of Michigan wins NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship

Game On!

Will the Spartans retain the Paul Bunyan Trophy when they travel to the Big House for the in-state battle with the Wolverines?? Wear your team colors and tune in Saturday, 3:30PM to find out! It's sure to be an exciting game as both teams are undefeated and ranked; Michigan State 17 and Michigan 18. The two schools have played over 100 times and the rivalry has been played continuously for 64 seasons.

Detroit Tigers Wind Down Season at Home

Only six more chance to see the Detroit Tigers this year at Comerica Park and it happens this week and weekend. Experience Fan Appreciation Weekend when the Tigers take on Minnesota and get free givaways beginning Friday. Don't miss out on a camouflage baseball hat, a knit hat or free poster, order tickets today!

Detroit International Jazz Festival Celebrates its 31th Year!

America's Largest Free Jazz Festival comes to Detroit this Labor Day Weekend. Subtitled "Flamekeepers: Carrying the Torch of Modern Jazz" the DJF salutes the legacy of Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Betty Carter, Lester Bowie and Gil Evans. Sprawling over several city blocks in downtown Detroit, from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius, the festival offers fun for the whole family. From educational activities, storytelling, food and the launching of Jazz Planet.tv. The festival boasts five stages and 100 acts over the four day weekend which runs from Friday through Monday. A Complete list of Concerts and Events click on the DJF link.
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