Facts.com database has lots of humorous cartoons that reflect the situation in this country. Here is one from 2003 that depicts the burgeoning corporate profits in stark contrast to a family's income or wages! Some of this may ring true today.
Looking for a great book recommendation? No one knows better than book club members what’s hot and what’s not. Here is a list of recommendations from the Canton Public Library’s Lunch and a Book discussion group, which meets monthly. Some of the titles are 2008 releases, others are older, but all are great reads. The Canton Public Library sponsors multiple book discussion groups and offers Book-Club- In-A-Bag kits to facilitate at-home discussions. For more information, call 734-397-0999 or visit www.cantonpl.org.
Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education - Inspires young people to think about the world, their relationship to it, and their ability to influence it in an entirely new way.
Eco-Labels - This site by Consumer Reports allows consumers to find out what the labels on their favorite green products really mean.
EcoGeek - EcoGeek devotes its pages to exploring the symbiosis between nature and technology.
Credit Card Offers - Allows you to opt-out of pre-approved credit card offers.
Direct Marketing Consumer - Get your name off direct mail lists (it will cost you $1), telemarketing lists, email lists and more.
GreenDimes - For $36 per year, or just a dime a day, GreenDimes will reduce your junk mail and plant a tree on your behalf each month.
GreenerChoices.org - GreenerChoices.org was launched by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports and offers information on buying "greener" products that have minimal environmental impact and meet personal needs.
The Chairman, James Gillig, called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
Present: J. Fausone, J. Gillig, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: G. Snow – advised by phone message he was going to Florida giving no date of return.
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny
CALL TO AUDIENCENo comments (L. Papa, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, C. McLaughlin, A. Heidemann)
APPROVAL OF AGENDAThe agenda was approved with revision
January 17, 3:30-5 p.m.
We supply the systems, games, and food, all you need to bring is your desire to play. We will have PS3, Wii, and XBox 360 games for you to choose from. Come for an hour or stay the whole time!
Manga and anime fans can talk, watch, draw and enjoy japanophilia together. It's never predictable but it sure is fun.
CANTON, MI-- Calling all high school artists! Your creativity could win you cash in the Canton Public Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. art competition. Submit your expression of the theme is “One Community. One Voice.” as it relates to Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Canton community in art form by December 23 and you could win $200.
CANTON, MI- Two new residents joined the Canton Public Library Board of Trustees at a swearing in ceremony held November 19. Michael Siegrist and Don Turner joined returning trustees James Gillig, James G. Fausone, George Snow and Colleen Van Auken on the library board as a result of November’s general election. Former trustees Nancy Williams and Cecil Young did not seek relection.
Canton Township Clerk Terry Bennett swore in the trustees at a ceremony during the library board’s monthly meeting on November 19. The Library Board of Trustees is made up of community members who are elected every four years on a nonpartisan ballot. They meet the third Thursday of every month at 7:30. The public is invited to attend.
We are expanding our International Language Area. During this time, we are adding shelves and moving books, so books in the language you want may be in a different place. Please ask at the Reference Desk if you can't find what you are looking for!
Green-minded Canton library users can check out books and recycle their paper in one trip! Just bring your paper to one of the bright green bins located in the back of the library parking lot. Acceptable Items: newspapers magazines catalogs school and office paper shredded paper (in bags) mail paperback books Unacceptable Items: cardboard phonebooks glass metal plastics trash (including paper towel and tissue) hardcover books For a list of other recycling resources in the community, please check out CPL's Canton Green Resources and click on "Recycle".