Get news and information about programs and activities throughout Canton to celebrate our participation in this program on our Inside|Out page. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation sponsors this program.
QuestionWhich building is now located where Julien’s Corner Market and Gas Station used to be (torn down in 1997)? Hint: It was located on Canton Center Road.
QuestionWhat company is located at the Penney House (built 1856) at this time? Hint: It is located on Joy Road.
AnswerVan Esley Real Estate
QuestionWhat was the profession of John Haggerty, builder of the Haggerty Estate, located on the west side of Canton Center Road, just south of Palmer Road?
AnswerMichigan Secretary of State
QuestionQuestion Which Canton Township bridge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places?
AnswerLilley Road Lower Rouge Bridge
QuestionWhat is the name of the cemetery located at Gyde and Ridge Roads?
QuestionWhat are the names of the businesses presently located in the the original Cherry Hill Inn (built in 1864)?
AnswerIndigo Day Spa
QuestionWhere was the original location of the Canton Public Library?
Answer3rd Floor — Canton Adminstration Building
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey [electronic resource]: the lost legacy of Highclere Castle by The Countess of Carnarvon
The partly cloudy patriot by Sarah Vowell — The time travel wasn't extreme, and mostly included stories from living memory, but I enjoyed the commentary on history, politics, and even job hunting. Favorite quote: "The more history I learn, the more the world fills up with stories."
Your cupcakes should be from the same recipe so our three judges are all tasting the same thing. Prizes will be awarded for the winners in the following three age categories:
- Tweens (Ages 11-12)
- Teens (Ages 13-18)
- Adults (above age 18)
[cupcakes with a reading list by shimelle is licensed under CC BY 2.0]
- Entries must be submitted by students entering 5th–12th grade. Winners will be chosen in three divisions: 5th-6th, 7th-9th, and 10th-12th
- Three additional winners will be chosen for drawings that best represent the theme of our Connect Your Summer Badges. Pick one to creatively represent:
- Be Well (health and wellness)
- Chow Down (for foodies and cooking enthusiasts)
- Conquer It (an opportunity to take on a challenge)
- Curtains Up (for music, theater and the arts fans)
- Game On (sports and games of all kinds)
- Geek Out (technology and geeky fun)
- Go Wild (nature, environment and the great outdoors)
- Hands On (for crafters, makers and do-it-yourselfers)
- Love It (your favorites)
- Make Tracks (for pet and animal lovers)
- Sleuth It (mysteries, puzzles, investigations)
- Time Travel (history, genealogy and the future)
- Drawings can be of anything: a copy of your favorite character, an original character you’ve made up, or a story in comic strip form, but all art must be your own. You may get inspiration or instruction from a book, but please do not copy the images inside exactly
- Limit of 2 art entries per person (they can represent different badges, or the same)
- All participants' entries, with consent, will be displayed on the CPL website. Note: if you are under 18, it is assumed that you have your parents' permission to have your artwork displayed online
- The deadline for all entries is August 3, 2012. Paper entries will be available for pick up after August 11. Last day to retrieve artwork is September 1
You can submit your artwork using the paper entry form (if so, please drop off your artwork in a manila envelope with your name on it at the library), or online here starting June 18.
My son needs a library card. Can I request one online?