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2014 Tax Forms


Will someone please contact when the 2014 Tax forms arrive?


Vending Services for Canton Public Library

The Canton Public Library requests proposals from qualified vending firms for snack and beverage machines and services. Our current full-service Café will close on December 17, 2014. It is the library’s intention to provide three (3) vending machines in the newly renovated café area scheduled to open in February of 2015. See the attached Vending Café Request for Proposal document for full details.
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2015 LEGO® Dream Vehicle Contest

Young builders, this is your chance to show us your most creative vehicle designs using LEGOs®! It can be anything (car, plane, spaceship, etc.) as long as it can transport someone. This year there are two categories: Motorized and Unmotorized. In each category we will choose winners for the following divisions: k-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th grades, plus a Team division. Entries must be dropped off between January 5 - 8. A public viewing will be held January 10 - 11 where patrons will get a chance to cast their vote along with our judges. Winners will be announced at a reception at the close of the contest on Sunday, January 11 at 4:00 PM.

Contest Rules

  1. Use your own LEGO®, Duplo, Megablocks or other LEGO® compatible plastic bricks, motors and materials. If your entry is Motorized you will be asked to show your vehicle in motion at the reception.
  2. Entries must be your own creation, not a LEGO® designed kit or a project found online, in a book, etc.
  3. Your creation may not be larger than 2’ x 2’ x 2’.
  4. Participants must register online to ensure a space for display. Please also fill out the paper entry form (attached below) and bring it with you when you drop off your entry.
  5. Each person may enter only once. You may enter as part of a Team or as an individual. Entering as a Team is a way for families (parents and children) or friends to build together. Team entries will be judged separately. Only one person need register for the Team. Please note that Team members will be competing for a single prize.
  6. Please indicate on your paper entry form whether your entry is Motorized or Unmotorized. Motorized means some part of your vehicle moves using an independent power source (rubber-band wind up, batteries, remote control, etc.). These will be judged separately.
  7. Participants can begin to drop off projects on Monday, January 5 at 9:00 AM. Completed projects must be delivered to Canton Public Library by 9:00 PM on Thursday, January 8.
  8. LEGO® creations will be on display in the Community Room (where patrons can cast their vote) Saturday, January 10, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM and Sunday, January 11, 12:00 - 3:00 PM. Canton Public Library cannot assume responsibility of LEGO® creations while they are on display, though we will have someone monitoring the room at all times.
  9. The Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 11 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room.
  10. Entries must be taken home by 9:00 PM Monday, January 12.

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PowerPoint Basics

Learn to create multimedia presentations or slideshows. Prerequisites: Mouse and Word skills. Join us on Saturday November 22 at 1:00 PM in the Internet Lab.

Went to a Tigers game.

Michigan Agriculture

Hello, I attended a program at your library that was given by someone who was showing information about the agricultural products that grow in the state of Michigan. She offered some food from Michigan companies. I took her card - but cannot locate it now - could you please tell me who that person was or the organization she was representing. I have the magazine she gave out but I wish I had saved the card. Thank you for any information you might have. Alfred Brock

I guessed how many suckers at the library

I guessed 2008. Dallin

REPEAT PROGRAM - Make and Take a Hair Flower

Due to popular demand we are repeating this program on July 22 from 2:00-2:45 PM in the Community Room.  We will be layering silk daisy petals to create one of a kind flower hair clips.  We will have all of the supplies you need  to create your own unique accessory.  Make a flower for yourself or someone you love.  Supplies are limited.  All ages welcome.

findng nemo learn to draw

at the beginning of the book it had the story of finding nemo and after that it had 16 of the characters in the book to draw

Animal scavenger hunt at the library.

2014 CYS Kick-off Photobooth link

We've finally completed edits on the fantastic CYS photobooth session from our CYS kick-off on Monday, June 16.  We sure have some good-looking, clever patrons! Thank you so much for joining us on our opening day!

I read The Berenstain Bears and the bad habit book


I read a book about Argentina

My grandma & grandpa are from Argentina.

I learned about horses!

I just love horses.

June Online Courses

New sessions of Gale Courses (previously Learn4Life) are going to start on Wednesday, June 18th. Sign up now to take advantage of our free, 6-week courses that range from business, computer applications to language and personal development. All you need is your CPL card and a computer with Internet connection to start! Get online and register today!

Stick It with My Mitten On the Scene

Tahquamenon Falls
Do you love summertime in northern Michigan? Can't get enough of Detroit Rock City? Pining for that Pinconning cheese? Show us where you've vacationed in the Wolverine state. Come in to the library and place a star sticker on your latest destination on our Michigan map and earn your My Mitten On the Scene badge. Haven't had time to venture out this summer? Stick a star on your all-time favorite spot in the mitten.

After you've stuck your sticker log on to the CYS home page and claim your badge to be entered in a prize drawing!

Chow Down Fill in the Food Activity

In our Chow Down activity you find the food words missing from book titles. Stop by the library to get one of these activity sheets and start hunting! We've made one for kids and one for older folks. Find all the words and turn the sheet back in to us, and your will be entered in a prize drawing.

Make and Take a Hair Flower

Drop in for a crafting session June 23rd from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.  We will be layering silk daisy petals to create one of a kind flower hair clips.  We will have all of the  supplies you need  to create your own unique accessory.  Make a flower for yourself or someone you love.  All ages welcome.