Adjective: Knowing or using several languages.
Noun: A person who knows several languages.
Find Books, DVDs, and Periodicals in particular languages here at CPL on our Languages page. We also have multiple Language databases.
Selected Language Books
Multicultural films: a reference guide by Janice R. Welsch and J.Q. Adams
Multicultural manners: new rules of etiquette for a changing society by Norine Dresser
The multicultural cookbook for students by Carole Lisa Albyn and Lois Sinaiko Webb
The healthy hedonist holidays: a year of multicultural, vegetarian-friendly holiday feasts by Myra Kornfeld; illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka
Come as you aren't!: feeling at home with multicultural celebrations by Norine Dresser
Celebrate the world: twenty tellable folktales for multicultural festivals by Margaret Read MacDonald; illustrations by Roxane Murphy Smith
A different mirror: a history of multicultural America by Ronald Takaki
Get started in Hindi by Rupert Snell
Materials By Language
Hockey hotshots: young stars of the NHL by Steele Filipek; with photographs
Hockey skills by James MacDonald
Girls' ice hockey: dominating the rink by Tami Johnson
Dino-hockey by Lisa Wheeler; illustrated by Barry Gott
How hockey works by Keltie Thomas; illustrations by Greg Hall
The Detroit Red Wings hockey team by Tim O'Shei
Frankenstein doesn't slam hockey pucks by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones; illustrated by John Steven Gurney
Wayne Gretzky, hockey great by Thomas R. Raber
Hat tricks count: a hockey number book by written by Matt Napier; illustrated by Melanie Rose
The Kingfisher soccer encyclopedia by Clive Gifford
Soccer: the ultimate guide by written by Martin Cloake ... [et al.]
SpongeBob, soccer star! by David Lewman; illustrated by Stephen Reed
Soccer shootout by Jake Maddox; illustrated by Sean Tiffany; text by Bob Temple
How soccer works by Keltie Thomas; illustrations by Stephen MacEachern
The everything kids' soccer book: rules, techniques, and more about your favorite sport! by Deborah W. Crisfield
Ultimate guide to football by James Buckley, Jr
NCAA football 09: Prima official game guide by Mojo Media
National football league behind the scenes by Joe Layden
Scooby-doo! football fright by Gail Herman; illustrated by Duendes del Sur
The Michigan Wolverines football team by David Aretha
T is for touchdown: a football alphabet by written by Brad Herzog and illustrated by Mark Braught
Quacky baseball by Peter Abrahams; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Ultimate guide to baseball by James Buckley, Jr
Dino-baseball by Lisa Wheeler; illustrations by Barry Gott
Baseball by written by James Kelley
Just a baseball game by Gina and Mercer Mayer
Baseball ballerina strikes out by Kathryn Cristaldi; illustrated by Abby Carter
Basketball by Tracy Nelson Maurer
Brittany the Basketball Fairy by Daisy Meadows
The greatest basketball records by Matt Doeden; consultant, Craig R. Coenen
Basketball arenas by Thomas S. Owens
Swimming by Tracy Nelson Maurer
Swimming, diving, and other water sports by Jason Page
Tennis trouble by Jake Maddox; illustrated by Tuesday Mourning; text by Chris Kreie
How to improve at tennis by Jim Drewett
Tennis, anyone? by Shane McG
How to improve at cricket by Jim Kerr
Cricket by Rebecca Hunter
Extreme surfing by John Crossingham & Bobbie Kalman
How to improve at golf by Peter Parks
Golf for fun! by Sandra Will
The adventures of Bert by Allan Ahlberg & Raymond Briggs
The adventures of Patty and the big red bus by Meghan McCarthy
The adventures of Polo by Regis Faller
All aboard! by James Stevenson
An anaconda ate my homework by Alice Schertle; pictures by Aaron Renier
Bee & Bird by Craig Frazier
Ben's big dig by Daniel Wakeman, Dirk van Stralen
Captain Sky Blue by Richard Egielski
Fortunately, unfortunately by Michael Foreman
The great White House breakout by Helen Thomas and [pictures by] Chip Bok
The legend of the Golden Snail by Graeme Base
Mr. Katapat's incredible adventures by Barroux
Mungo and the spiders from space by Timothy Knapman; illustrated by Adam Stower
Unsinkable by Gordon Korman
Raiders' ransom by Emily Diamand
Into the wild by Erin Hunter
The billionaire's curse by Richard Newsome; illustrated by Jonny Duddle
Flight of the phoenix by R.L. LaFevers; illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Happenstance found by P. W. Catanese
Trundle's quest by Allan Jones; illustrated by Gary Chalk
The adventures of Marco and Polo by Dieter Wiesmüller; translated from the German by Beate Peter
All aboard!: a traveling alphabet by concept by Chris L. Demarest; illustrated by Bill Mayer
Bee & Bird by Craig Frazier
How to travel with grownups by Elizabeth Bridgman; pictures by Eleanor Hazard
The mystery of the third Lucretia by Susan Runholt
So B. It: a novel by Sarah Weeks
Where will Nana go next?: an illustrated tour of 19 places to go and things to do across America and the world by written by D.J. Frienz; illustrated by Sean Garber
The Berenstain Bears and too much car trip by Stan & Jan Berenstain
The Berenstain bears and too much vacation by Stan & Jan Berenstain
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Walk two moons by Sharon Creech
P is for passport: a world alphabet by Devin Scillian
London by Neil Morris
This is Rome by Miroslav Sasek
African animal alphabet by Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert
Hello, Europe! by April Pulley Sayre
Seven wonders of Ancient Asia by Michael Woods and Mary B. Woods
G'day, Australia! by April Pulley Sayre
South America, surprise! by April Pulley Sayre
Ford Road Art Sculptures — Public Art on Ford Road
Belle Isle Public Art Exhibit — June 18-24 on Belle Isle
Pure Michigan's Art Galleries Listing — hundreds of galleries, fairs, and exhibits
Detroit Institute of Arts — A world-class art museum in Detroit
Museum Adventure Pass — The Museum Adventure Pass program is sponsored by Macy's and it allows you to check out a pass for free admision to participating organizations.
I suggested a new book by John Grisham titled:
Theodore Boone:The Abduction (Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer) [Hardcover]
that will be released on June 6, 2011 and it says that I will be notified about the status of it and/or be added to the list if this book is in the libraries inventory, etc.
I have not heard anything. Can you tell me what I am doing wrong? I have tried doing this before with other books.
The newly-created library board's announcement that they will open the Romulus Public Library for eight hours, one day per week, through the first week of July, and their plan to fund the library at .12 mills after that for service three days per week, is a great start to getting the new independent library started.
However, with these hours, staffing levels, and funding levels, the Romulus Public Library will not meet the minimum requirements for state certification. As a result, the Canton Public Library will continue to enforce the April resolution by the CPL Board of Trustees not to honor Romulus Public Library cards, until the Romulus Public Library meets minimum requirements — among them, to be open at least 40 hours per week (assuming Class 4 public library status); to employ a full-time library director holding an ALA-accredited master's degree and who is certified by the Library of Michigan; and to establish local funding at a minimum of .3 mills.
Until that day, while Romulus cardholders may enter our library and use our services and materials in the building, you will not be able to checkout our materials or register for our programs. As always, non-resident cards may be purchased to receive full services at the Canton Public Library only, at a cost equivalent to what the average Canton property owner pays in annual taxes to support Canton library services. That rate is currently $170 per year.
The Romulus Public Library Board of Trustees has already made great strides in continuing public library service to their residents, and I am confident that they will soon be able to meet minimum standards. At that time, the CPL Board of Trustees will revisit the issue of reinstating reciprocal borrowing with Romulus.
Eva M. Davis, Director
First Place"It had taken me 10 months of the most grueling investigating that I have ever done in my career, but I finally solved what may be the most difficult mystery of my life: Why she always brushed her tongue until the toothbrush made her gag."
Second Place"Several ladies had decided to hold a rap fest at their dorm, sort of an old-fashioned ho' down."
Third Place"When the smoke cleared, there sat the magical orange gerbil, and his toothpick army."
Thank you to everyone who participated in the celebration of National Library Week with the Canton Public Library.
If you look at this picture of me, you can see I'm not at CPL! The CTTS Staff and I went on a little field trip yesterday. We visited the Novi Public Library! The Novi Library built a brand new building last year and we went to look around. It's a pretty cool place. They even have a race car in the Children's Department called the Novi Special! And there are beautiful tiles to look at too. One even has a dinosaur bone in it. And just like at CPL, there a lots of fun computers to play on and interesting books to check out.
Did you know that Canton Public Library has "reciprocal borrowing privileges" with Novi Library? Those big words mean that CPL is friends with Novi Library, and that your Canton Public Library card works all the way over there! I think that's the coolest thing I learned on my tour. You should go "check out" the Novi Library (just a little library humor there!) but don't forget to come visit me too!
7:00-8:30PM in the Community Room
Join in the discussion and learn from our panel as we talk about cyberparenting, bullying and protecting our kids online. Panelists include P-CEP teens, Erin MacGregor, Plymouth High School’s associate principal; Will Burgess, a GrowthWorks counselor; Sara Boritzki, Canton Township Police Department’s school resource officer; and Ellen Pare, Canton Library’s adult services librarian. The discussion will be moderated by Laurie Golden, CPL marketing and communications manager, and Frank Ruggirello Jr., Plymouth-Canton Community Schools spokesman.