Beagle is the Best!

A beagle named "Miss P" won Best in Show at the 139th Annual Westminster Dog Show in New York City. The 4 year-old beagle from British Columbia strutted her stuff in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 18,000 dog lovers at the Madison Square Garden. Her owner was "speechless" however, Miss P barked in agreement!

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion February 16

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, February 16 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:
 

Detroit: an American autopsy by Charlie LeDuff ?? Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches through the ruins for clues to its fate, his family's, and his own.

SAT not ACT for 2016

The Michigan Department of Education announced the SAT will be the state-required free college entrance exam starting in spring of 2016. Since 2007, the ACT was the state's free test. Current students preparing to take the ACT this spring will do so as planned, but changes go into effect starting next year. The College Board, which administers the SAT, won its competitive bid which will be a cost-savings to taxpayers in the long run. To learn more, click here. The Library offers free ACT or SAT test preparation from the LearningExpress Library on our databases page with a Canton library card.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion December 21

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, December 21 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:

The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Hetty "Handful" Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke's daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. Kidd's sweeping novel is set in motion on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership of ten year old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. Follow their remarkable journeys over the next thirty five years, as both strive for a life of their own.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion October 19

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, October 19 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:
 

In the woods by Tana French ?? As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion January 19

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, January 19 at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
 

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore by Robin Sloan ?? A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore.

Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group December 15

Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, December 15 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:

Before I go to sleep: a novel by S.J. Watson — Christine, suffering from a rare form of amnesia where she cannot retain memories from day to day, starts seeing a new doctor who recommends she keep a journal, and her life starts getting scary when she sees she has written "Don't trust Ben," the man who claims to be her husband.

Special Needs Storytime: Count Me In

Please join us on Saturday, November 22 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Count Me In. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs, and sign language especially designed for children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.

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