strande's Blog http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/strande en-US Earth Week Poetry Fun http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/earth-week-poetry-fun <br /><div><img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Thinking%20and%20Writing.preview.png" alt="" class="image image-preview" width="200" height="200" style="float:right;" /></div><div><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="line-height:1.22;">Find some inspiration in Earth Week while celebrating National Poetry Month. Drop in to make and share your own poetry.</span><br /></div><div><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></div><div><div><div><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003789&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Monday, April 21 from 2-2:45 PM</a></div></div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/earth-week-poetry-fun#comments Kids Programs Earth Week Poetry Month Spring Break Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 strande 68267 at http://www.cantonpl.org Dance Your Fanny Off http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-4 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/disco%20ball%20by%20dichohecho.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Families with young children can join us for a freestyle dance party for our littlest patrons. Everyone gets movin' and groovin' to some great dance tunes.<br /><br />This program is for new walkers up to 5 years old with their caregivers.<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003739&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Monday, March 10 @ 10:00 AM</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003739&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Monday, March 31 @ 10:00 AM</a> </li> </ul><p>[<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/2956392064/">Disco Ball</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/">dichohecho</a> is licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC BY 2.0</a>]</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-4#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Programs Dance exercise family fun movement music Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 strande 67816 at http://www.cantonpl.org Celebrate Seuss! March is Reading Month http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-reading-month <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/dr%20seuss%202010-8-16%20(18).preview.JPG" style="float:right;" />"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child" (Dr. Seuss). <br /><br /> Join us for a belated celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday as Reading Month comes to a close. This time-honored storyteller would have been 110 years old this year! Children in grades K-2, with a caregiver, are welcome to enjoy stories, crafts, and games. Come prepared to sing an enthusiastic rendition of Happy Birthday.<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003743">Tuesday, March 25, from 7-7:45 PM</a></li> </ul> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/march-reading-month#comments Kids Programs dr. seuss family fun reading Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 strande 67819 at http://www.cantonpl.org African-American Musicians and Music http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/african-american-musicians-and-music <p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record">Celebrate African American history month by reading about African American music and musicians. </p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579926"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579926.jpg" /></span>We shall overcome: the story of a song</a> by written by Debbie Levy ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568967"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568967.jpg" /></span>Harlem's little blackbird</a> by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581072"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581072.jpg" /></span>Hey, Charleston!: the true story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band</a> by Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Colin Bootman</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1497413"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1497413.jpg" /></span>Charlie Parker played be bop [kit]</a> by Chris Raschka</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1376933"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1376933.jpg" /></span>Bessie Smith and the night riders</a> by Sue Stauffacher ; illustrated by John Holyfield</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1234358"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1234358.jpg" /></span>Ella Fitzgerald: the tale of a vocal virtuosa</a> by Andrea Davis Pinkney with Scat Cat Monroe ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547442"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547442.jpg" /></span>Roots and blues: a celebration</a> by Arnold Adoff ; paintings by R. Gregory Christie</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1394217"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1394217.jpg" /></span>Jazz</a> by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1451707"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1451707.jpg" /></span>Piano starts here: the young Art Tatum</a> by Robert Andrew Parker</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568965"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568965.jpg" /></span>Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the dog who loved her</a> by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1316867"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1316867.jpg" /></span>Harlem stomp!: a cultural history of the Harlem Renaissance</a> by Laban Carrick Hill</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1471091"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1471091.jpg" /></span>When Louis Armstrong taught me scat</a> by Muriel Harris Weinstein ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1360460"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1360460.jpg" /></span>Little Stevie Wonder</a> by Quincy Troupe ; illustrated by Lisa Cohen</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1412092"><span class="jacket"></span>Dizzy</a> by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Sean Qualls</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1155746"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1155746.jpg" /></span>Duke Ellington: the piano prince and his orchestra</a> by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1178810"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1178810.jpg" /></span>I see the rhythm</a> by paintings by Michele Wood ; text by Toyomi Igus</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250278"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250278.jpg" /></span>When Marian sang: the true recital of Marian Anderson, the voice of a century</a> by [written by] Pam Munoz Ryan ; [illustrated by] Brian Selznick</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1147453"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1147453.jpg" /></span>If I only had a horn: young Louis Armstrong</a> by Roxane Orgill ; illustrated by Leonard Jenkins</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568689"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568689.jpg" /></span>Spirit seeker: John Coltrane's musical journey</a> by Gary Golio ; paintings by Rudy Gutierrez</p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1538603"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1538603.jpg" /></span>Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite [kit]</a> by Anna Harwell Celenza ; illustrated by Don Tate</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1215152"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1215152.jpg" /></span>Ray Charles</a> by Sharon Bell Mathis ; illustrated by George Ford</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1230489"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1230489.jpg" /></span>No more!: stories and songs of slave resistance</a> by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Shane Evans</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p><p class="book-record"></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/african-american-musicians-and-music#comments History Kids Fiction Non-fiction Books Biography Picture Book May We Suggest African American History Month African Americans Black history music Sat, 01 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 strande 67464 at http://www.cantonpl.org Robert F. Sibert Medal Awards for Informational Picture Books http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/robert-f-sibert-medal-awards-informational-picture-books The <a href="http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/sibertmedal">Robert F. Sibert Medal</a> is awarded yearly to an outstanding nonfiction picture book. There are frequently several honor books named as well, and this year was no exception. If you are looking for something both beautiful and informative, try this list of award-winning titles.<div><h4>2014 Medal Winner and Honor Books:</h4></div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579350"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579350.jpg" /></span>Parrots over Puerto Rico</a> by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore ; collages by Susan L. Roth</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1563900"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1563900.jpg" /></span>A splash of red: the life and art of Horace Pippin</a> by written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1566709"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1566709.jpg" /></span>Look up!: bird-watching in your own backyard</a> by Annette LeBlanc Cate</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574405"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574405.jpg" /></span>Locomotive</a> by Brian Floca</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1578313"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1578313.jpg" /></span>The mad potter: George E. Ohr, eccentric genius</a> by Jan Greenberg &amp; Sandra Jordan</p> </div><div><h4><br /></h4><h4><br /></h4><h4><br /></h4><h4><br /></h4><h3>Past Winners and Honor Books: </h3><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557766.jpg" /></span>Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon</a> by Steve Sheinkin</p> </div></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1561480"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1561480.jpg" /></span>Electric Ben: the amazing life and times of Benjamin Franklin</a> by Robert Byrd</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1551385"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1551385.jpg" /></span>Moonbird: a year on the wind with the great survivor B95</a> by Phillip Hoose</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1546300"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1546300.jpg" /></span>Titanic: voices from the disaster</a> by Deborah Hopkinson</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1549174"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1549174.jpg" /></span>Balloons over Broadway: the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade</a> by written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545741"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545741.jpg" /></span>The elephant scientist</a> by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson ; photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536642"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1536642.jpg" /></span>Witches!: the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem</a> by Rosalyn Schanzer</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514661"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1514661.jpg" /></span>Kakapo rescue: saving the world's strangest parrot</a> by text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1518211"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1518211.jpg" /></span>Ballet for Martha: making Appalachian Spring</a> by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan ; illustrated by Brian Floca</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521400"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521400.jpg" /></span>Lafayette and the American Revolution</a> by Russell Freedman</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1577634"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1577634.jpg" /></span>Almost astronauts: 13 women who dared to dream</a> by Tanya Lee Stone ; [foreword by Margaret A. Weitekamp]</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1479485"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1479485.jpg" /></span>The Day-Glo brothers</a> by Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565574"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565574.jpg" /></span>Moonshot: the flight of Apollo 11</a> by Brian Floca</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465996.jpg" /></span>Claudette Colvin: twice toward justice</a> by Phillip Hoose</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465750"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465750.jpg" /></span>We are the ship: the story of Negro League baseball</a> by words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435569"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435569.jpg" /></span>What to do about Alice?: how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy!</a> by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1430635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1430635.jpg" /></span>The wall: growing up behind the Iron Curtain</a> by Peter Sís</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1430583"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1430583.jpg" /></span>Lightship</a> by Brian Floca</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1474877"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1474877.jpg" /></span>Spiders</a> by Nic Bishop</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1408172"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1408172.jpg" /></span>Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the front lines of the civil rights movement</a> by Ann Bausum ; forewords by Freedom Riders Congressman John Lewis and Jim Zwerg</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1409245"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1409245.jpg" /></span>Quest for the tree kangaroo: an expedition to the cloud forest of New Guinea</a> by text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581536"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581536.jpg" /></span>Secrets of a Civil War submarine: solving the mysteries of the H.L. Hunley</a> by Sally M. Walker</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1423660"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1423660.jpg" /></span>To dance: a memoir</a> by Siena Cherson Siegel ; with artwork by Mark Siegel</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1377822"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1377822.jpg" /></span>Hitler Youth: growing up in Hitler's shadow</a> by Susan Campbell Bartoletti</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322860"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322860.jpg" /></span>The voice that challenged a nation: Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights</a> by Russell Freedman</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496092"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496092.jpg" /></span>Walt Whitman: words for America</a> by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Brian Selznick</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1320930"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1320930.jpg" /></span>The tarantula scientist</a> by text by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1578377"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1578377.jpg" /></span>Sequoyah: the Cherokee man who gave his people writing</a> by James Rumford</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1280674"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1280674.jpg" /></span>I face the wind</a> by Vicki Cobb ; illustrated by Julia Gorton</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1235905"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1235905.jpg" /></span>The life and death of Adolf Hitler</a> by James Cross Giblin</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1255933"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1255933.jpg" /></span>Six days in October: the stock market crash of 1929</a> by Karen Blumenthal</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1564253"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1564253.jpg" /></span>Hole in my life</a> by Jack Gantos</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1247904"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1247904.jpg" /></span>Action Jackson</a> by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan ; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1264881"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1264881.jpg" /></span>Black potatoes: the story of the great Irish famine, 1845-1850</a> by Susan Campbell Bartoletti</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250278"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250278.jpg" /></span>When Marian sang: the true recital of Marian Anderson, the voice of a century</a> by [written by] Pam Munoz Ryan ; [illustrated by] Brian Selznick</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1210967"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1210967.jpg" /></span>Surviving Hitler: a boy in the Nazi death camps</a> by Andrea Warren</p> </div><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1208744"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1208744.jpg" /></span>The Brooklyn Bridge</a> by Lynn Curlee</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1429620"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1429620.jpg" /></span>Blizzard! [electronic resource]: the storm that changed America</a> by Jim Murphy</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1199920"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1199920.jpg" /></span>My season with penguins: an Antarctic journal</a> by Sophie Webb</p> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/robert-f-sibert-medal-awards-informational-picture-books#comments Kids Non-fiction Picture Book ala Award Lists award winners Awards Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:58:24 +0000 strande 67693 at http://www.cantonpl.org Schneider Family Book Award http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/schneider-family-book-award-0 From the <a href="http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/schneider-family-book-award">ALA website</a>, "The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences." Each year the awards typically include one book targeted to children, one to tween-age readers, and one to teens. Earlier this week, the 2014 awards were announced.<br /><div><br /><br /><div><h4>2014 Teen Winner</h4></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1574252"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1574252.jpg" /></span>Rose under fire</a> by Elizabeth Wein</p> </div></div><br /><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><h4>2014 Middle Grade Winner</h4></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565319"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565319.jpg" /></span>Handbook for dragon slayers</a> by Merrie Haskell</p> </div><br /><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><h4>2014 Youth Winner</h4></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1563900"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1563900.jpg" /></span>A splash of red: the life and art of Horace Pippin</a> by written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet</p> </div><br /><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><span style="font-weight:bold;"><br /></span></div><div><h4>Past Winners Include:</h4></div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1555561"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1555561.jpg" /></span>A dog called Homeless</a> by Sarah Lean</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1557917"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1557917.jpg" /></span>Back to front and upside down</a> by Claire Alexander</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1521078"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1521078.jpg" /></span>Close to famous</a> by Joan Bauer</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1534127"><span class="jacket"></span>Wonderstruck: a novel in words and pictures</a> by Brian Selznick</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520524"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520524.jpg" /></span>Five flavors of Dumb</a> by Antony John</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1506653"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1506653.jpg" /></span>The pirate of kindergarten</a> by George Ella Lyon ; illustrated by Lynne Avril</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1494697"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1494697.jpg" /></span>After ever after</a> by Jordan Sonnenblick</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1496098"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1496098.jpg" /></span>Django</a> by Bonnie Christensen</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467002"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467002.jpg" /></span>Marcelo in the real world</a> by Francisco X. Stork</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1464793"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1464793.jpg" /></span>Anything but typical</a> by Nora Raleigh Baskin</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435635.jpg" /></span>Waiting for normal</a> by Leslie Connor</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1451707"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1451707.jpg" /></span>Piano starts here: the young Art Tatum</a> by Robert Andrew Parker</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1418286"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1418286.jpg" /></span>Hurt go happy</a> by Ginny Rorby</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1412583"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1412583.jpg" /></span>Kami and the yaks</a> by Andrea Stenn Stryer ; illustrated by Bert Dodson</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1371808"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1371808.jpg" /></span>Small steps</a> by Louis Sachar</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1395797"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1395797.jpg" /></span>The deaf musicians</a> by Pete Seeger and Paul DuBois Jacobs ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1382140"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1382140.jpg" /></span>Rules</a> by Cynthia Lord</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1345774"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1345774.jpg" /></span>Dad, Jackie, and me</a> by written by Myron Uhlberg ; illustrated by Colin Bootman</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1429627"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1429627.jpg" /></span>Becoming Naomi León [electronic resource]</a> by Pam Muñoz Ryan</p> </div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1219599"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1219599.jpg" /></span>Looking out for Sarah</a> by written and illustrated by Glenna Lang</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1267455"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1267455.jpg" /></span>A mango-shaped space: a novel</a> by Wendy Mass</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1229167"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1229167.jpg" /></span>Things not seen</a> by Andrew Clements</p><p class="book-record"></p><p class="book-record"></p><h4><br /></h4> </div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/schneider-family-book-award-0#comments Kids Tweens Teens ala award award list award winners disabilities Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:15:46 +0000 strande 67692 at http://www.cantonpl.org Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winners and Honor Books http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/theodore-seuss-geisel-award-winners-and-honor-books <div><span style="line-height:1.22;">Today the American Library Association announces its Youth Book &amp; Media Awards, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. Many of us know and love <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/aseuss/aseuss/1%2C3%2C123%2CB/exact&amp;FF=aseuss+dr&amp;1%2C121%2C">Dr. Seuss</a>, an author who created engaging stories for beginning readers, and this award celebrates books that continue that tradition today. If you need a fun suggestion for a beginning reader, this list has some great ideas. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the <a href="http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/geiselaward">ALA website</a>.</span><br /></div><br /><h4></h4><h3><strong>2014 Award Recipients and Honor Books:</strong><br /></h3><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568743"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568743.jpg" /></span>The watermelon seed</a> by Greg Pizzoli</p></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567069"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1567069.jpg" /></span>Ball</a> by word and pictures by Mary Sullivan</p></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568600"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568600.jpg" /></span>A big guy took my ball!</a> by Mo Willems</p></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568559"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568559.jpg" /></span>Penny and her marble</a> by Kevin Henkes</p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><h4></h4><h3><strong>Past Award Recipients and Honor Books:</strong><br /></h3></div></div><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><div><div><strong><br /></strong><div><span style="line-height:1.22;"></span><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1544511"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1544511.jpg" /></span>Up, tall and high!</a> by Ethan Long</p> <br /></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1549988"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1549988.jpg" /></span>Let's go for a drive!</a> by Mo Willems</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553083"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1553083.jpg" /></span>Pete the cat and his four groovy buttons</a> by created &amp; illustrated by James Dean ; story by Eric Litwin</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554448"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1554448.jpg" /></span>Rabbit &amp; Robot: the sleepover</a> by Cece Bell</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1552407"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1552407.jpg" /></span>Tales for very picky eaters</a> by Josh Schneider</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1523103"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1523103.jpg" /></span>I broke my trunk!</a> by Mo Willems</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1535404"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1535404.jpg" /></span>I want my hat back</a> by Jon Klassen</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568565"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568565.jpg" /></span>See me run</a> by Paul Meisel</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1513479"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1513479.jpg" /></span>Bink &amp; Gollie</a> by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee ; illustrated by Tony Fucile</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1508304"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1508304.jpg" /></span>Ling &amp; Ting: not exactly the same!</a> by Grace Lin</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1513997"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1513997.jpg" /></span>We are in a book!</a> by [by Mo Willems]</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478632"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1478632.jpg" /></span>Benny and Penny in the big no-no!: a Toon Book</a> by Geoffrey Hayes</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1509572"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1509572.jpg" /></span>I spy Fly Guy!</a> by Tedd Arnold</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1538839"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1538839.jpg" /></span>Little Mouse gets ready: a toon book</a> by Jeff Smith</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1519587"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1519587.jpg" /></span>Mouse and Mole, fine feathered friends</a> by Wong Herbert Yee</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1469769"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1469769.jpg" /></span>Pearl and Wagner: one funny day</a> by Kate McMullan ; pictures by R.W. Alley</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1566039"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1566039.jpg" /></span>Chicken said, "Cluck!"</a> by Judyann Ackerman Grant ; pictures by Sue Truesdell</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1460566"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1460566.jpg" /></span>One boy</a> by Laura Vaccaro Seeger</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1455166"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1455166.jpg" /></span>Stinky: a toon book</a> by Eleanor Davis</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1464053"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1464053.jpg" /></span>Wolfsnail: a backyard predator</a> by Sarah C. Campbell ; photographs by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434982"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434982.jpg" /></span>There is a bird on your head!</a> by Mo Willems</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1425835"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1425835.jpg" /></span>First the egg</a> by Laura Vaccaro Seeger</p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;"><span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>   Hello, Bumblebee Bat by Darrin Lunde</span></p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></p><p class="book-record"><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></p></div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1429406"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1429406.jpg" /></span>Jazz baby</a> by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrations by R. Gregory Christie</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1439618"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1439618.jpg" /></span>Vulture view</a> by April Pulley Sayre ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1393579"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1393579.jpg" /></span>Zelda and Ivy, the runaways</a> by Laura McGee Kvasnosky</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1389858"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1389858.jpg" /></span>Mercy Watson goes for a ride</a> by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris van Dusen</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1394169"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1394169.jpg" /></span>Move over, Rover</a> by Karen Beaumont ; [illustrated by] Jane Dyer</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405324"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405324.jpg" /></span>Not a box</a> by Antoinette Portis</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353685"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353685.jpg" /></span>Henry and Mudge and the great grandpas</a> by story by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by Sucie Stevenson</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467766.jpg" /></span>Hi! Fly Guy</a> by Tedd Arnold</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1347798"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1347798.jpg" /></span>A splendid friend, indeed</a> by Suzanne Bloom</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1350553"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1350553.jpg" /></span>Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa</a> by written by Erica Silverman ; painted by Betsy Lewin</p> </div><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1365374"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1365374.jpg" /></span>Amanda Pig and the really hot day</a> by Jean Van Leeuwen ; pictures by Ann Schweninger</p> </div></div></div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/theodore-seuss-geisel-award-winners-and-honor-books#comments Beginning Readers Kids Fiction Non-fiction Books ala award list award winners Emergent Readers Leveled Readers picture books Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 strande 67400 at http://www.cantonpl.org Dance Your Fanny Off http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-3 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/disco%20ball%20by%20dichohecho.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Families with young children can join us for a freestyle dance party for our littlest patrons. Everyone gets movin' and groovin' to some great dance tunes.<br /><br />This program is for new walkers up to 5 years old with their caregivers.<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003709&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Tuesday, February 18 @ 7-7:30 PM</a><br /></li> </ul><p>[<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/2956392064/">Disco Ball</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/">dichohecho</a> is licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC BY 2.0</a>]</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-3#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Programs Dance dancing group dancing Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:00:00 +0000 strande 66921 at http://www.cantonpl.org ABC Activity Time http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-8 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/1669646306.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />ABC Activity Time will begin Monday, January 6. This is an informal session where parents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. This drop-in playtime includes sensory activities, puzzles, and matching games for children ages birth to 5, with caregiver. No registration required. Program takes place in the Community Room, unless otherwise noted.<br /><br />ABC Activity Times, January 6-February 15: <ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003671">Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM </a> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003672">Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM</a> (Purple Room) and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003673">7:30-8:00 PM </a> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003674">Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM </a> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003675">Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM </a> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003676">Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM</a> (Purple Room) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003677">Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM</a> (Purple Room) </li> </ul><br /><p class="special-note">Due to <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/patron-service-improvement-project">library renovations</a> we will be closed on February 3 and 4. Therefore there will be no ABC Activity Time on these days. ABC Activity Time will resume on February 5. <br />The Children's Library and Purple Room will be closed from February 3 through February 15. All ABC Activity Times will be held in the Community Room during this time.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-8#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Programs early literacy play Social Development Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 strande 66923 at http://www.cantonpl.org Family Storytime http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-9 <p><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/meg_book.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Family Storytimes begin the week of January 6. These storytimes are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver, and do not require registration. Weekday sessions are held in the Community Room. Saturday sessions are in the Purple Room.<br /><br />Drop-in Family Storytimes, January 6-February 15:</p> <ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003588">Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM</a> (Community Room) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003589">Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM</a> (Community Room) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003665">Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM</a> (Community Room) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003666">Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM</a> (Community Room) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003667">Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM</a> (Purple Room) </li> </ul><br /><p class="special-note">Due to <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/patron-service-improvement-project">library renovations</a> we will be closed on February 3 and 4. Therefore there will be no storytime on these days. Storytimes will resume on February 5. Saturday Family Storytimes will be held in the Community Room.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-9#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Programs Mon, 23 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 strande 66922 at http://www.cantonpl.org Dance Your Fanny Off http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-2 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/disco%20ball%20by%20dichohecho.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Families with young children can join us to dance out the old year. This freestyle dance party for our littlest patrons gets everyone movin' and groovin' to some great dance tunes.<br /><br />This program is for new walkers up to 5 years old with their caregivers.<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003617&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">December 30, 2013, 10:00-10:30 AM</a><br /></li> </ul><p>[<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/2956392064/">Disco Ball</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/">dichohecho</a> is licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC BY 2.0</a>]</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/dance-your-fanny-2#comments Babies Listeners Kids Parents Programs Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:00:00 +0000 strande 66559 at http://www.cantonpl.org 100 Page Biographies http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-100-and-200-pages Searching for a biography that's just the right size? The following biographies have between 100 and 200 pages. Additional 100-page biographies can be found in the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/tWho+Was&amp;searchscope=3">Who Was</a> series and the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S3?/tSterling+biographies">Sterling Biographies</a> series.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1419019"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1419019.jpg" /></span>John Adams, the writer: a treasury of letters, diaries, and public documents</a> by compiled and edited by Carolyn P. Yoder</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1262987"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1262987.jpg" /></span>John &amp; Abigail Adams: an American love story</a> by Judith St. George</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250280"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250280.jpg" /></span>Ansel Adams: America's photographer ; a biography for young people</a> by Beverly Gherman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322860"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322860.jpg" /></span>The voice that challenged a nation: Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rights</a> by Russell Freedman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1322859"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1322859.jpg" /></span>Failure is impossible: the story of Susan B. Anthony</a> by Lisa Frederiksen Bohannon</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1226530"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1226530.jpg" /></span>Archimedes and the door of science ; pictures by the author</a> by Jeanne Bendick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1399193"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1399193.jpg" /></span>Traitor, the case of Benedict Arnold</a> by Jean Fritz</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473222"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473222.jpg" /></span>Attila the Hun: leader of the barbarian hordes</a> by Sean Stewart Price</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162223.jpg" /></span>Jane Austen</a> by Deirdre Le Faye</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201757"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201757.jpg" /></span>Robert Ballard: oceanographer who discovered the Titanic</a> by Christine M. Hill</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1446891"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1446891.jpg" /></span>Tiki Barber: all-pro on and off the field</a> by Tom Needham</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1481275"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1481275.jpg" /></span>The great and only Barnum: the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum</a> by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1532034"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1532034.jpg" /></span>Clara Barton</a> by Stephen Krensky</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1310421"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1310421.jpg" /></span>Say it with music: the story of Irving Berlin</a> by Nancy Furstinger</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1065738"><span class="jacket"></span>Mary McLeod Bethune: a great American educator</a> by Patricia C. McKissack</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1275270"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1275270.jpg" /></span>Tony Blair</a> by Bonnie Hinman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1275267"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1275267.jpg" /></span>Niels Bohr: physicist and humanitarian</a> by Naomi Pasachoff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1138158"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1138158.jpg" /></span>Margaret Bourke-White: a photographer's life</a> by Emily Keller</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1176858"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1176858.jpg" /></span>William Bradford: Plymouth's faithful pilgrim</a> by Gary D. Schmidt</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201698"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201698.jpg" /></span>Ralph Bunche: winner of the Nobel Peace Prize</a> by Anne Schraff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1231639"><span class="jacket"></span>Aaron Burr and the young nation</a> by W. Scott Ingram</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1407131"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1407131.jpg" /></span>Laura Bush: teacher, librarian, and First Lady</a> by Dina E. Forbes</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1457062"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1457062.jpg" /></span>Meg Cabot</a> by Camille-Yvette Welsch ; foreward by Kyle Zimmer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498668"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498668.jpg" /></span>Who on earth is Archie Carr?: protector of sea turtles</a> by Christine Webster</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1077206"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1077206.jpg" /></span>Jimmy Carter</a> by Ed Slavin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1439401"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1439401.jpg" /></span>The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science &amp; invention in America</a> by written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1172925"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1172925.jpg" /></span>Mary Cassatt: portrait of an American impressionist</a> by Tom Streissguth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1451698"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1451698.jpg" /></span>Painting the wild frontier: the art and adventures of George Catlin</a> by Susanna Reich</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1186398"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1186398.jpg" /></span>Charlie Chaplin: genius of the silent screen</a> by Ruth Turk</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1508298"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1508298.jpg" /></span>Johnny Appleseed: "select good seeds and plant them in good ground"</a> by Richard Worth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201712"><span class="jacket"></span>Charlemagne</a> by Timothy Levi Biel</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1189095"><span class="jacket"></span>Agatha Christie: writer of mystery</a> by Carol Dommermuth- Costa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1463725"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1463725.jpg" /></span>Cleopatra: Egypt's last and greatest queen</a> by Susan Blackaby</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1465996"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1465996.jpg" /></span>Claudette Colvin: twice toward justice</a> by Phillip Hoose</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1110576"><span class="jacket"></span>Constantine</a> by Nancy Zinsser Walworth</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1089378"><span class="jacket"></span>James Cook</a> by Zachary Kent</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1315641"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1315641.jpg" /></span>Calvin Coolidge</a> by Michael Geoffrey Allen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1255293"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1255293.jpg" /></span>Nicholas Copernicus and the founding of modern astronomy</a> by Todd Goble</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1377850"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1377850.jpg" /></span>The forbidden schoolhouse: the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall and her students.</a> by Suzanne Jurmain</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1523583"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1523583.jpg" /></span>Davy Crockett</a> by Judy L. Hasday</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1404086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1404086.jpg" /></span>Something out of nothing: Marie Curie and radium</a> by Carla Killough McClafferty</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201727"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201727.jpg" /></span>George Armstrong Custer: Civil War general and western legend</a> by Zachary Kent</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434070"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434070.jpg" /></span>Mad for Miley: an unauthorized biography</a> by Lauren Alexander</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1059086"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1059086.jpg" /></span>Boy: tales of childhood</a> by Roald Dahl</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1470076"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1470076.jpg" /></span>Young Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle</a> by Ruth Ashby</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1492593"><span class="jacket"></span>Jefferson Davis: president of the Confederacy</a> by Jean Kinney Williams</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1178832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1178832.jpg" /></span>Tomie dePaola: his art &amp; his stories</a> by Barbara Elleman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1093781"><span class="jacket"></span>Hernando de Soto</a> by Robert Carson</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1546041"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1546041.jpg" /></span>Diana, Princess of Wales: humanitarian</a> by Sherry Beck Paprocki</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1328170"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1328170.jpg" /></span>Joe DiMaggio</a> by Lois Sakany</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1353798"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1353798.jpg" /></span>Abner Doubleday: boy baseball pioneer</a> by written by Montrew Dunham ; illustrated by Cathy Morrison</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1021078"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1021078.jpg" /></span>Frederick Douglass</a> by Sharman Apt Russell ; senior consulting editor, Nathan Irvin Huggins</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1171203"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1171203.jpg" /></span>The mysterious case of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle</a> by Cynthia Adams</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201744"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201744.jpg" /></span>W.E.B. Du Bois: champion of civil rights</a> by Mark Rowh</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1004760"><span class="jacket"></span>Lost star: the story of Amelia Earhart</a> by Patricia Lauber</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498672"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1498672.jpg" /></span>Who on earth is Sylvia Earle?: undersea explorer of the ocean</a> by Susan E. Reichard</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1015028"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1015028.jpg" /></span>Behind rebel lines: the incredible story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War spy</a> by Seymour Reit</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1179380"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1179380.jpg" /></span>Einstein: visionary scientist</a> by John B. Severance</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488603"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488603.jpg" /></span>Albert Einstein</a> by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1036545"><span class="jacket"></span>Dwight David Eisenhower, president</a> by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1041047"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1041047.jpg" /></span>Queen Eleanor, independent spirit of the Medieval world: a biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine</a> by Polly Schoyer Brooks</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1034936"><span class="jacket"></span>Duke: the musical life of Duke Ellington</a> by Bill Gutman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1030499"><span class="jacket"></span>Leif Eriksson, first voyager to America</a> by Shippen, Katherine Binney, 1892-</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1572297"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1572297.jpg" /></span>Young Jerry Ford: athlete and citizen</a> by Hendrik Booraem, V</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1029766"><span class="jacket"></span>Amos Fortune: free man</a> by Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1427225"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1427225.jpg" /></span>Bone detective: the story of forensic anthropologist Diane France</a> by Lorraine Jean Hopping</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1105716"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1105716.jpg" /></span>Anne Frank, beyond the diary: a photographic remembrance</a> by Rian Verhoeven</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1227481"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1227481.jpg" /></span>B. Franklin, printer</a> by David A. Adler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1226523"><span class="jacket"></span>Who was Ben Franklin?</a> by Dennis Brindell Fradin ; illustrated by John O'Brien</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1201754"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1201754.jpg" /></span>Aretha Franklin: Motown superstar</a> by Silvia Anne Sheafer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406237"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1406237.jpg" /></span>Sigmund Freud</a> by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1181892"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1181892.jpg" /></span>Robert Fulton: inventor and steamboat builder</a> by James M. Flammang</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1145121"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1145121.jpg" /></span>Galileo: astronomer and physicist</a> by Paul Hightower</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1162187"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1162187.jpg" /></span>Galileo Galilei: first physicist</a> by James MacLachlan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1039998"><span class="jacket"></span>A deaf child listened: Thomas Gallaudet, pioneer in American education</a> by Anne E. Neimark</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1492582"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1492582.jpg" /></span>Indira Gandhi: daughter of India</a> by Carol Dommermuth- Costa</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1337482"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1337482.jpg" /></span>Marcus Garvey: controversial champion of black pride</a> by Anne Schraff</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1473226"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1473226.jpg" /></span>Bill Gates: entrepreneur and philanthropist</a> by Jeanne M. Lesinski</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1468098"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1468098.jpg" /></span>Lou Gehrig</a> by Ronald A. Reis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1067124"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1067124.jpg" /></span>Geronimo and the struggle for Apache freedom</a> by written by Russell Shorto ; introduction by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ; illustrated by L.L. 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Rockefeller, empire builder</a> by Ellen Greenman Coffey</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1419013"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1419013.jpg" /></span>Eleanor Roosevelt: a courageous spirit</a> by Victoria Garrett Jones</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1371589"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1371589.jpg" /></span>Our Eleanor: a scrapbook look at Eleanor Roosevelt's remarkable life</a> by Candace Fleming</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435568"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435568.jpg" /></span>The remarkable, rough-riding life of Theodore Roosevelt and the rise of empire America</a> by painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1481365"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1481365.jpg" /></span>Theodore Roosevelt: a twentieth-century life</a> by Michael L. Cooper</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1088577"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1088577.jpg" /></span>Theodore Roosevelt takes charge</a> by Nancy Whitelaw</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1275284"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1275284.jpg" /></span>Theodore Roosevelt: champion of the American spirit</a> by Betsy Harvey Kraft</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1137567"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1137567.jpg" /></span>Franklin D. Roosevelt: the four-term president</a> by Michael A. Schuman</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/biographies-100-and-200-pages#comments Tweens Teens Biography May We Suggest 100 page Reports school assignment school projects Thu, 21 Nov 2013 06:00:00 +0000 strande 59080 at http://www.cantonpl.org Family Storytime http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-8 <p><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/meg_book.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Family Storytimes begin the week of November 11. These storytimes are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver, and do not require registration. Weekday sessions are held in the Community Room. Saturday sessions are in the Purple Room.<br /><br /> Drop-in Family Storytimes, November 11 - December 14:</p><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003588">Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003589">Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Community Room)</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003591">Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003592">Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003590">Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Purple Room)</a></li> </ul><p><br />NOTE: The library is closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 and there will be no programming on those days.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/family-storytime-8#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Parents Programs Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 strande 66379 at http://www.cantonpl.org ABC Activity Time http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-7 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/1669646306.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />ABC Activity Time will begin Monday, November 11. This is an informal session where parents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. This drop-in playtime includes sensory activities, puzzles, and matching games for children ages birth to 5, with caregiver. No registration required. Program takes place in the Community Room, unless otherwise noted.<br /><br /> ABC Activity Times, November 11 - December 14:  <ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003593">Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003594">Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)</a> and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003595">7:30-8:00 PM</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003596">Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003597">Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003598">Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM (Purple Room)</a></li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003599">Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)</a></li> </ul><p><br />NOTE: The library is closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 and there will be no programming on those days.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/abc-activity-time-7#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Parents Programs Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 strande 66380 at http://www.cantonpl.org Monster Mash Masquerade http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/monster-mash <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/disco%20ball%20by%20dichohecho.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Families with young children can get dressed in their most comfortable costumes and get your dance on! This program is an open dance party for our littlest patrons to get movin' and groovin' with their grownups to some great spooky tunes. After we've danced the monsters away, be ready for a Halloweeny trick-or-treat through the library!<br /><br />Designed for new walkers up to 5 years old, dancing is a great way to have some fun!<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003547">October 31, 10:00-10:45 AM</a></li> </ul><p>[<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/2956392064/">Disco Ball</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dichohecho/">dichohecho</a> is licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC BY 2.0</a>]</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/monster-mash#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Programs dancing families fun Halloween music Wed, 25 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 strande 59466 at http://www.cantonpl.org