April 30, 2011 | kimit311
April 30, 2011 | goulds
The first Saturday of May each year is Free Comic Book Day. This year it will be Saturday, May 7th and you will have a chance to get free comic books. A limited number will be available at the library, but more can be had by visiting our local comic store, Comic City, located at 42727 Ford Road, Canton, MI. Comic lovers of all ages across North America and around the world will be enjoying this special event. Join them!
April 30, 2011 | kimit311
April 28, 2011 | madame librarian
New authors/debut mysteries to check out:
Dandy Gilver and the proper treatment of bloodstains by Catriona McPherson
Death on tour by Janice Hamrick
Back of beyond by C.J. Box
Missing persons: a Kate Conway mystery by Clare O'Donohue
A Good Day to Pie by Clare O'Donohue
April 28, 2011 | daviscrl
Warm weather is finally headed our way. Time for the dreaded spring clean! While you're at it, why not re-organize your stuff? These books will help you find a place for everything, and keep everything in its place.
What's a disorganized person to do? by Stacey Platt
10,001 ways to declutter your home on a small budget by Ed Morrow, Shree Bykofsky, and Rita Rosenkranz
April 28, 2011 | Anne Heidemann
130 mini quilt blocks : a collection of exquisite patchwork blocks using ready-made fabric bundles by Susan Briscoe — If you're looking to get started with quilting or looking to find a use for all the fabric packs in your stash, this book is a great resource. It not only has 130 quilt block patterns, but also includes ideas for projects to use those quilt blocks, including a mini tote bag, a pillow, a hot pad, and more. Learn more about the author at her website, and join us at our Quilt Group which meets once a month (check the Program Calendar for dates).
April 27, 2011 | SuzyQ
If Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming wedding has piqued your interest in all things royal, then check out the following films and television series from the Library's collection. And don't forget to set your alarm clock for 6:00AM Friday morning to catch all of the festivities!
Elizabeth I by HBO Films
Elizabeth R. Discs 1 & 2 by British Broadcasting Corporation
The six wives of Henry VIII. Disc 1 by British Broadcasting Corp.
The Tudors. The complete first season, Discs 1 & 2 by Showtime Entertainment
April 27, 2011 | Blogbrarian
Just can't get enough of the pomp and pagentry of British royalty? Give these historical fiction novels a try.
Agincourt by Bernard Cornwell
The confession of Katherine Howard by Suzannah Dunn
Here be dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Innocent traitor by Alison Weir
The lute player: a novel of Richard the Lionhearted by Norah Lofts
The memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots by Carolly Erickson
- Barbara Eden
- Hal Needhalm
- pop culture
- stunt performers
- video games
- May We Suggest
April 26, 2011 | madame librarian
Jeannie out of the bottle by Barbara Eden with Wendy Leigh