The 16th annual Canton Area Senior Summit, hosted by Canton Supervisor Pat Williams, will be held on Wednesday, May 30 from 8:30 AM-2:00 PM at Canton's Summit on the Park. Typically held in September, this year's Senior Summit has been moved to May to accommodate fall renovations to the facilities at Summit on the Park.

During the Senior Summit, enjoy a continental breakfast, box lunch, goody bag, and door prizes. The day includes a variety of workshops, health screenings, and informational booths hosted by area community service and health providers. Tickets are free but participants are asked to please pre-register at Club 55+ by calling (734) 394-5485.

62 Days of Summer Kick Off

We want you to have your BEST SUMMER EVER! Join us on Monday, June 18 to kick off our 62 Days of Summer celebration. Pick up your 62 Days starter envelope filled with everything you need to share moments, expand your mind and have fun! You are welcome to decorate your envelope at our decoration station, spin the Wheel O' Fun, hit the Photo-op stop for a quick selfie and much more. 

Grab a CPL Library Lover yard sign, place in your yard for all to see and possibly get a drop-in visit from the CPL prize patrol. 

Most importantly, a team of staff will be on hand to answer any and all questions you may have about our awesome program including reading suggestions, upcoming exciting programs and fun on-site activities. AND don't forget to add a pom pom to our Community Case to show your participation on this day and throughout the summer.

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Upcoming sessions

There are no upcoming sessions available.

Vote Canton 2018

Learn about the redistricting and relocation of polling sites in Canton Township from Township Clerk Michael Siegrist. In this informative presentation, you'll learn why polling sites have been moved and the location of the poll you'll use starting in 2018, and have the opportunity to ask questions.

Upcoming sessions

Monday, July 2 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Friends' Activity Room

America has long been criticized for refusing to give harbor to the Jews of Europe as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. Now a U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum scholar tells the extraordinary story of the War Refugee Board, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's little-known effort late in the war to save the Jews who remained.

The long-running "Ask a North Korean" column produced by NK News in Washington D.C. invites readers to ask questions of recent North Korean defectors about everyday issues that are not generally discussed in the media. Various aspects of life in North Korea are discussed in this book through a series of interviews . These interviews show that even in the world's most authoritarian regime, there is still a degree of normality and continuity..

The most definitive biography to date of the poet Pablo Neruda, a moving portrait of one of the most intriguing and influential figures in Latin American history.

Pinterest Live: Summer Camp Edition

Looking to have fun with your neighbors during the Best 62 Days of Summer? Check out our Pinterest board for all things summer camp related and then come to the library to try out our favorite pins! We will be crafting and snacking together in our own version of summer camp!

 

Adults 18 and older are welcome to register and attend. Registration will begin June 21.

Upcoming sessions

Tuesday, July 31 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Community Room

CPL Domino Club

The Domino Topplers of Michigan and Zeal Credit Union present the first ever CPL Domino Club. All are welcome to gather together to learn about domino building techniques and the "why" behind how they work. Participants will enjoy building their own creations which will culminate in one, large group topple.

Big thanks to Zeal Credit Union for donating the dominos to our club!

Upcoming sessions

Saturday, August 11 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Community Room

Lemonade on the Front Porch

Join us for Lemonade Hour on the porch. Ice cold lemonade will be served (while supplies last) during scheduled dates and times. Be sure to stop by to enjoy Canton Public Library's hospitality.

Upcoming sessions

Monday, June 25 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Outdoors
Monday, July 2 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Outdoors
Thursday, July 26 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Outdoors
Friday, August 3 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Outdoors
Tuesday, August 7 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Outdoors

 

Did you miss our Dancing Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to inspire a rhythmic storytime you can do at home. 

 

From Storytime

Edgar Degas walks through the streets of Paris observing life in the city and creating art based on some of the things he sees. He stops at the opera house to watch the ballerinas.

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