SuperMegaAnna's Blog https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/supermegaanna en-US Finals Exam Cram https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/finals-exam-cram <img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/stdy.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Do you need a place to study for finals? Come to the library to study or work with a group. We will have tables set up in a quiet room for all your studying needs. <ul><li>June 8 — 4:00-8:45 PM in the Community Room (NHS tutors available 6:00-8:00 PM)  </li> <li>June 9 — 12:00- 8:45 PM in the Community Room  </li> </ul> [<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/scubasteveo/296747958/">Studying</a> by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/scubasteveo">scui3asteveo</a> is used under a <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">CC BY-ND 2.0 license</a>] https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/finals-exam-cram#comments Education Teens Programs Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:50:30 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 79507 at https://www.cantonpl.org Need A Gift For Father's Day? https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/need-gift-fathers-day <img width="200" height="140" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/090213-chocolate-heart-02.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Not sure what your dad needs for Father's Day?  Are you broke, but still need that perfect gift?  Teens, join us <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004414&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Saturday June 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM</a> to make a tasty treat for dad.  Registration required. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/need-gift-fathers-day#comments Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Chow Down: On the Scene 2015 Love It: On the Scene 2015 Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 79039 at https://www.cantonpl.org NHS Homework Help Ends May 21st https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-ends-may-21st <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/nhs.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you're interested in getting tutored: <ul><li>You must be in 3rd through 12th grade</li> <li>If you're under 12, your parent must remain in the library</li> <li>You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials</li> </ul><h4>Days and Times</h4><ul><li>Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the East Wing</li> <li>Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the East Wing</li> <li>Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the East Wing</li> </ul><p><strong>There will be no tutoring during school closures, library closures, and snow days.  Tutoring ends May 21st.</strong></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-ends-may-21st#comments Education Kids Tweens Teens Parents Programs Tue, 19 May 2015 22:13:55 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 79049 at https://www.cantonpl.org Teen Instagram Short Film Contest https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-short-film-contest <img width="200" height="133" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/fly%20away.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Show your creative side and win a prize!  Create a short film using Instagram with the theme of "Summer Is". <h3>Official Contest Rules:</h3><ul><li>Entries must be submitted July 1, 2015- August 1, 2015. </li> <li>One entry per person.</li> <li>Participants must be aged 12-17. </li> <li>Films must use the following theme: "Summer Is." </li> <li>Films must be 15 seconds or shorter. </li> <li>Films must be appropriate for all ages — no gore or swearing. </li> <li>All material — including music and visuals — must be within the public domain or have copyrights held by the film director. </li> <li>Upload films to <a href="https://instagram.com/">Instagram</a> using tags #CYS15teenshortfilm &amp; <a href="https://instagram.com/Cantonpubliclibrary/">@CantonPublicLibrary</a></li> <li>Winners will be notified by August 15, 2015.</li> <li>Prizes will be available for pick-up August 15 at the CYS final party and August 16- August 31 at the Children's reference desk.  </li> </ul><p>[<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/hansel5569/7649254016/in/photolist-cDWqHW-e5jZLR-bTEdSP-nvFGPs-cF2pjs-6UdLVF-bGDn4p-axujbN-jMsiqD-brCzxb-cHi28G-cHJXJo-bENrtr-brjWEL-dDma4k-97HtMR-d3HoD9-oVNE5u-cztuVJ-jUbd5D-pgiypy-p6ecmB-m74p7n-pFkCXD-q3tMpa-926tDa-9cejo5-rsEmDc-98LP5j-bZRn4A-cF2oYu-98rKVg-nvVioo-bsu2gU-dof8au-j3rmGb-cvKuQQ-cGoqtu-oEvMYv-azvAz7-kqLZKi-faG77H-oX8Pfi-qNAMUx-qiHKPL-jfQNFX-qXpVqf-dBKAxV-bwLv2A-q5NKKm">Fly Away</a> by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/hansel5569/">55Laney69</a> is licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>]</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teen-short-film-contest#comments Teens Connect Your Summer Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:23:56 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 78597 at https://www.cantonpl.org Teens, Make A One Of A Kind Mother's Day Gift! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teens-make-one-kind-mothers-day-gift <img width="132" height="200" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/pinterest_0.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://www.homestoriesatoz.com/crafts/mason-jar-picture-frame-vase.html"></a>Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to make a Mother's Day gift that will melt mom's heart (or the heart of any other special person in your life).  Join us in the Purple Room , <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004344&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">May 2nd from 2:00-3:00PM</a>.  Please bring a photo your mom would love if you would like to add that special touch.  Registration is required. <br /><br /><a href="http://www.homestoriesatoz.com/crafts/mason-jar-picture-frame-vase.html">Photo: http://www.homestoriesatoz.com</a> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teens-make-one-kind-mothers-day-gift#comments Teens Programs Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:43:47 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 78434 at https://www.cantonpl.org NHS Homework Help https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-8 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/nhs.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you're interested in getting tutored: <ul><li>You must be in 3rd through 12th grade </li> <li>If you're under 12, your parent must remain in the library </li> <li>You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials </li> <li>Tutoring is on a first come first served basis</li> <li>Tutoring sessions will be a half an hour</li> </ul><h4>Days and Times</h4> <ul><li>Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> <li>Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> <li>Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> </ul><p><strong>There will be no tutoring during Spring Break (April 6th-10th).</strong></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-8#comments Education Kids Tweens Teens Parents Programs Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:19:29 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 78170 at https://www.cantonpl.org Teens Vote For Your Favorite Book https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teens-vote-your-favorite-book-0 <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/thumbsup_0.jpg" height="172" width="197" style="float:right;" />Teens, It is time to <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015_ThumbsUp_TeenVote">vote</a> for your favorite book.  The Michigan Library Association give the <a href="http://www.milibraries.org/about/thumbs-up-award/">Thumbs Up! Award</a> annually to the author who writes a book with the most teen appeal.  Teens vote to choose the winner.  Now is the time to have your say! https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/teens-vote-your-favorite-book-0#comments Teens Fiction Non-fiction Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:30:11 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 78161 at https://www.cantonpl.org No Tutoring February 16-February 27 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/no-tutoring-february-16th-february-27th <p><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/nhs.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />There will be no NHS tutoring February 16, 17, or 19 due to midwinter break.  Tutoring will also be canceled February 23, 24, and 26 due to the ongoing library renovations.  Tutors will return March 2nd.  We apologize for the inconvenience.</p><h4> </h4> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/no-tutoring-february-16th-february-27th#comments Education Kids Tweens Teens Adults Parents Programs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:49:11 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 77734 at https://www.cantonpl.org Midterm Study https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/midterm-study Looking for a place to study January 19-21st?  The library is a great choice.  We will have designated study space and maybe even some snacks.  Study hall times are as follows...<br /><ul><li>Monday, January 19 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room, 5:00-8:30 PM - Community Room</li> <li>Tuesday, January 20 - 1:00-8:30 PM Community Room</li> <li>Wednesday, January 21 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room</li> </ul><p>Good Luck on your Exams!!!</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/midterm-study#comments Education Teens Programs Activities Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:42:01 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 76849 at https://www.cantonpl.org Win Tickets To See Mockingjay Part 1 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/win-tickets-see-mockingjay-part-1 <p><img width="200" height="191" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/mockingjay.preview.jpg" style="float:left;" />Want to win tickets to see <a href="http://www.thehungergamesexclusive.com/issue2/1">Mockingjay Part 1</a>?  Answer a few trivia questions about the <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?SEARCH=mockingjay">book</a> and you will have a chance at the tickets.  The trivia sheet in located just across from the Catching Fire display (next to the new books).  Winners will be contacted by phone.  The last day to enter will be Sunday, November 30th.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/win-tickets-see-mockingjay-part-1#comments Teens Fiction Movies & Television Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:47:05 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 76569 at https://www.cantonpl.org Tarot Card Reading 101 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/tarot-card-reading-101 <p><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/tarot.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004054">October 27, 7:00 - 8:00 PM.</a> Join us for a lesson on tarot card reading with the staff from <a href="http://www.illuminateyourspirit.com/">Illuminate Your Spirit</a>. Learn how to use tarot cards and your intuition to bring you guidance for yourself and for your friends. This is a fun start to a perfect relationship with Tarot.</p> Topics covered will be: <ul><li>What does it mean to be psychic, and do I need to be psychic to read the cards</li> <li>What are the major &amp; minor cards</li> <li>Giving readings for yourself and friends.</li> </ul> You may bring your own deck. <br />Recommended for those 12 and up. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/tarot-card-reading-101#comments Teens Programs Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:54 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 75956 at https://www.cantonpl.org Celebrate Teen Read Week: Book Page Necklace https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/celebrate-teen-read-week-book-page-necklace <img width="200" height="135" class="image image-_original" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/teen+read+week.jpg" style="float:left;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004042&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">October 18, 2:00 - 3:00 PM</a>.  Make a cool book page necklace to celebrate <a href="http://teenreadweek.ning.com/">Teen Read Week</a>.  We'll supply everything you need.  For Teens.  Registration required. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/celebrate-teen-read-week-book-page-necklace#comments Art Teens Programs Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:17:45 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 75934 at https://www.cantonpl.org NHS Homework Help Will Begin October 14th https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-will-begin-october-14th <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/nhs.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you're interested in getting tutored: <ul><li>You must be in 3rd through 12th grade </li> <li>If you're under 12, your parent must remain in the library </li> <li>You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials </li> <li>Tutoring is on a first come first served basis</li> <li>Tutoring sessions will be a half an hour</li> </ul><h4>Days and Times</h4> <ul><li>Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> <li>Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> <li>Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM by the Teen Desk </li> </ul><p><strong>The first day of tutoring will be Tuesday, October 14th.</strong></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/nhs-homework-help-will-begin-october-14th#comments Education Kids Tweens Teens Parents Programs Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:49:12 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 75895 at https://www.cantonpl.org Walter Dean Myers 1937-2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/walter-dean-myers-1937-2014 <img width="128" height="200" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/walt.preview.jpg" style="float:left;" /> <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?SEARCH=myers%2C+walter+dean">Walter Dean Myers</a>, author of numerous young adult and children's books, died after a short illness at the age of 76.  His books mostly featured inner city youth and dealt with tough issues.  His career spanned nearly 46 years, and produced 100 books. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/walter-dean-myers-1937-2014#comments Teens Adults Books Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:51:46 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 72487 at https://www.cantonpl.org John Green Read Alikes https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/john-green-read-alikes If you just can't get enough of John Green's books you may want to try some of these similar titles:<br /><br />If you love <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1536425~S2">The Fault in Our Stars</a> try:<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1469804"><span class="jacket"></span>If I stay: a novel</a> by Gayle Forman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1551263"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1551263.jpg" /></span>Me and Earl and the dying girl: a novel</a> by Jesse Andrews</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1079302"><span class="jacket"></span>Bitter sweet</a> by LaVyrle Spencer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1422683"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1422683.jpg" /></span>Deadline</a> by Chris Crutcher</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434366"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434366.jpg" /><br /></span>Before I die</a> by Jenny Downham<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />If you love <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1349446~S2">Looking For Alaska</a> try:</p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1435543"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1435543.jpg" /></span>Thirteen reasons why: a novel</a> by Jay Asher</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1517183"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1517183.jpg" /></span>Please ignore Vera Dietz</a> by A.S. King</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434375"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434375.jpg" /></span>Buried</a> by Robin Merrow MacCready</p> <p><br />If you love <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1498987~S2">Will Grayson, Will Grayson</a> try:<br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1169255"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1169255.jpg" /></span>The perks of being a wallflower</a> by Stephen Chbosky</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1542768"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1542768.jpg" /></span>Why we broke up: novel</a> by Daniel Handler ; art by Maira Kalman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282809"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282809.jpg" /></span>Boy meets boy</a> by David Levithan</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520525"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1520525.jpg" /></span>Love drugged</a> by James Klise</p> <p></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/john-green-read-alikes#comments Teens Adults Fiction Connect Your Summer Love It: Super Bookworm Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:17:51 +0000 SuperMegaAnna 72418 at https://www.cantonpl.org