Peace and love go hand in hand.  We enjoyed reading and talking about both of those topics today in Family Storytime. After reading some of these wonderful books, be sure to get out into the world and spread the peace, love, and kindness we all have inside us.  Happy reading!

Stories and Songs from Storytime

As part of the 9th annual Canton Acts of Culture Week, our staff created a self-guided art tour in the form of a map. Pick one up at the Main Desk if you're interested. Discover our sculptures, quilts, paper mache works, bronze statues, vintage posters and more. You can also view a video or see most of the art with a 'walk' through via Google.

Enjoy kids books about science, germs, and the human body? Try one of these:

Inside your germs by 1979- Karin Halvorson

Looking for a new fantasy series to try? Already read popular series like Red Queen, Throne of Glass, and Shadow and Bone? You may have missed some of the fantastic fantasy titles below!

Daughter of the pirate king by Tricia Levenseller
East by Edith Pattou

Check out these new titles recently added to the Library's Biography shelves.

The light years : a memoir by 1956- Chris Rush

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Below is a collection of graphic novels and illustrated works that paint our thoughts and emotions beyond words, offer art as therapy, and help inform us in new ways. 

butterfly

Citizen science projects help scientists with research about our environment. Labs provide instructional tools for the public and a way for people to submit their data and observations. Projects can be quick, like watching 10-second videos of birds and reporting what you saw in a survey. Other projects involve self-guided training to learn how to identify species or life stages of birds, butterflies or other wildlife. There are also great citizen science project for kids!

Dr Nitro's Science Show and Ice Cream Social

Be inspired and immerse yourself in the science of sweets as Dr Nitro demonstrates making the coolest treats using Liquid Nitrogen. Science is cool!  Everyone attending participates in the science experiment as we make STEAMing sundaes together. It's safe, fun and delicious. FREE ice cream is included while supplies last.
 

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, July 16 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Community Room

Kevin Kammeraad Presents: Poetry, Puppets, Music and Movement

Coming to us by way of Grand Rapids, MI, Kevin Kammeraad is an award-winning artist, performer, and the author or co-author of several books, including “The Tomato Collection” and “Spinach Dip Pancakes.” He also has released several acclaimed children’s CDs, twice receiving the Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff award.

Join Kevin and Friends in this interactive, all-ages program of poetry, puppetry, music, and movement. Together we’ll create and write, sing and dance, and be inspired to keep on creating long after the show is over!
 

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, July 9 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Community Room

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