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I went to the U of M hospital and discussed the science behind sleep with a neurologist!


New hold label stickers

Love the new hold item label stickies! GENIUS!

Thorndyke Thoughts

Hey Kids!
So LB and I have earned our next Connect Your Summer badge. LB had an adventure in Seattle, and we earned the Adventurer Badge! Before he left, I started reading all sorts of books about Washington State, so I knew where LB was going. It's quite a cool state! There are lots of mountains, and ocean. LB even saw a seal!

But the real adventure happened at Pike Place Fish Market. The Market is a lot like Canton's Farmers Market, except that it's open every day and is a lot bigger than ours. And they sell fish! They don't just sell fish, however, they also THROW them! When LB went to the market, they were throwing more than just fish. Here's a video to prove it!

Man. LB gets to have all the fun. Over on Flickr you can see all the other fun things LB did in Seattle, including his visit to Seattle Public Library. LB's just itching to get to go on another adventure soon. I can't wait to see where he goes next!

Goodness! The summer is almost half over! I'm going to have to start working double time on my badges to have them all earned by the end of the summer! Hope you are having fun earning all of yours! Until next time!
Bear Hugs!

read a kids cook book


Learned how to cook pasta with my mom.

It was really fun! although the hot sauce kept SPLASHING me in the chest!

Tried a new restaurant

I ordered takeout from Chopstick House in Canton. I got the lemon chicken; it comes with white rice. It was very good! I would definitely order from them again. Next time, I would like to dine in. When I picked up my food, I noticed that the restaurant was decorated wonderfully on the inside and had a great atmosphere about it. I recommend giving this place a try!


Gave Sophie, my golden retriever, the full spa experience at Shampooch.

I took my dog Sophie, who is 11 years old, to <a href="">Shampooch</a>, a local Canton business, to get her nails done, her hair trimmed, and wash and dry. As always, she looked great afterward! Now, we just have to keep her from rolling around and getting dirty again...

Quilt Show Opens Today

Quilt Show opens on Wednesday July 6in the Community Room
  • Wednesday, July 6, 7:00-8:30PM
  • Thursday, July 7, 3:00-8:00PM
  • Friday, July 8, 4:00-5:30PM
  • Saturday, July 9, 2:00-5:30PM
Door Prize drawing at 4:00PM Saturday
People's Choice Award: Vote for your favorite quilt.

Too much Star Wars & Star Trek

Every single time a new Star Wars or Star Trek book comes out, you guys have it within a week.

But if something is "deep" or thought-provoking, it never gets ordered. The Hugo Award winners, which is SciFi's highest award, and runner-ups, are never ordered. They are relevant, make people question and discuss our current world, and are great reading. Can you correct this?

Book that was listed and then disappeared before being added to shelves.

I, at one point, saw that Secrets of My Hollywood Life: There's No Place Like Home was ordered for the library. I put myself on hold for this book and now when I go in to my hold basket and click on the book's title, it says it does not exist. I want to know if you are getting this book or not because I intend to finish reading the series of books and I don't wish to prolong the wait too much longer. I would like to know if I need to go out and buy a copy to read once, or will you be getting this book after all? I'm sorry if that sounded rude in any way :/. Thank You for your time!

Attended Zoo camp; made kitty forts for the Michigan Humane Society


Friends of the Canton Public Library Make $10,000 Donation

CANTON, MI — Friends of the Canton Public Library treasurer Larry Hoelscher had a big smile and a big check for Canton Public Library trustee Michael Siegrist and library director Eva Davis. He and outgoing Friends president Peg Britz presented a check for $10,000, earmarked for the library’s endowment fund, during their annual membership meeting on Wednesday.

The donation is the result of book sales and fundraising efforts by the Friends group, who have contributed more than $64,000 to the library in the past year. The Friends sponsor programs and events at the library such as Connect Your Summer, and purchase materials for the Michigan History, International Language and other collections.
"Given the reduced revenue over the last few years, the library has been forced to evaluate our priorities and make difficult decisions. We are truly blessed to have the army of volunteers and supplemental financing for programming that the Friends offer, making those decisions that much easier," said Siegrist.
Hoelscher stressed that the support the Friends provide comes from the community. "Our income comes mainly from the sale of pre-owned books at the Secondhand Prose Bookstore. Supporting the store and a membership in the Friends will help us continue to support your library." For more information on Secondhand Prose or the Friends, visit or stop in the bookstore.
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can you order the movie mother and child with actress naomi watts

movie on dvd mother and child with actress naomi watts in it. THANK YOU LINDA MOORE

I ran away five times last week!!

I am a very curious dog and I escaped my backyard five times last week! It's pretty hard to stay put with all the animals crossing through my family's backyard! I need to investigate each scent thoroughly. I often end up in a neighbors fenced-in yard three houses away! How did I do it? I'll never tell!

I read the book "Because of Winn - Dixie".


Went to the Canton Dog Park

It is awesome, just wish there were more dogs there. Need to spread the word.

i went to a park

i went to a park by the libary with my cousins. it was a very fun day but it was very very hot. when we got there we playede on the swings and slide . there in the park there was a soccer filed so we played socer for a while. then we had a scavenger hunt the hunt was to find one thing that starts with each letter of the alfabet. it was kinda hard because there was not that many things there. after that we decide to go to the water area the water was ice cold. after that we left to go to DQ to get ice cream. to me that was the best day ever!!!! :)

goin to Boston this summer


drew on my sports bag that I can share with my friends