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Date Change for the Computer Maintenance Class

There is a computer maintenance class that is scheduled to meet on Thursday, October 14 from 9:30am-11:30am. When I attempted to register for the class, it now indicates that the class will meet on Friday, October 22. Which is the correct date? I certainly hope that the original date of Thursday the 14th is correct since I intentionally rearranged my work schedule in order to take this class.

Class cancellatins

I am enrolled in MS Word I on 10/5 and MS Word II on 10/12. I have a schedule conflict for both of these courses and won't be able to attend. Please remove me from both of these courses so someone else can use the spot. Thank you.

Digital Camera for Beginners, AND about Facebook

Hello, I am a canton resident. We all love this library so much. I am a working mom and want to learn about digital camera pictures transfered to computer and download them and transfered them on facebook. Please can we have a class in the evening one day instead of morning so working moms can come too please. I also want to learn about how to chat on Facebook and how to send messages to one friend without showing to others and a lot of other stuff on the facebook please. Please can we have a class in the evening one day for this too.

30 Books Everyone Should Read

Marcia Barker, CPL's programming specialist and long-time library employee, suggests this list of books everyone should read.

To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl by translated from the Dutch by B. M. Mooyaart-Doubleday ; with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt

1984 : a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ; edited with notes by Vivien Jones

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The complete tales of Winnie-the-Pooh by with decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ; fully annotated, with an introduction, by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom

The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ; preface and notes by Matthew J. Bruccoli

Jane Eyre, introduction by William Peden by Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

Lord of the flies by William Golding ; with a biographical and critical note by E. L. Epstein

The giver by Lois Lowry

The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane ; adapted by Malvina G. Vogel ; illustrated by E.R. Cruz

Charlotte's web by E.B. White ; pictures by Garth Williams

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ; afterword by Alfred Kazin

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates

Brave new world by Aldous Huxley

Of mice and men by John Steinbeck

Little women by Louisa May Alcott ; illustrated by Louis Jambor

The Grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck ; introduction and notes by Robert DeMott

Gone with the wind by Margaret Mitchell

Kenneth Grahame's The wind in the willows by adapted by Michael Bishop ; illustrated by Rene Cloke

Great expectations by Charles Dickens ; with an introduction by David Trotter ; edited and with notes by Charlotte Mitchell

Middlemarch by George Eliot ; edited by Rosemary Ashton

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway ; illustrations by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard

The call of the wild by retold from the Jack London original by Oliver Ho ; illustrated by Lucy Corvino

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ; supplementary material written by Anna Maria Hong ; series edited by Cynthia Brantley Johnson

The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe by C.S. Lewis [abridged by Amanda Benjamin] ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham

Rage of the Red Lanterns

You need a new copy of "Rage of the Red Lanterns." Someone tore some pages out of it. YA Graphic Novel Green Lantern

Why aren't there any programs like this at our library?

Homeschoolers @ the Plymouth District Library
Wednesday, September 22 at 1 p.m.

Come explore the library with us! Join us for an afternoon of information and entertainment. Homeschooling families will have the opportunity to tour the library, learn databases, review the functions of the online catalog, meet other homeschooling families, and have an exciting library scavenger hunt.

Sign up at the Youth Services Desk or by phone at 734-453-0750, #5 starting September 15, 2010. Homeschooling families only, please.

video games

can u get a copy of fifa world cup soccer 2010 from africa for playstation 2

Smoking outside the doors

Can you please re-evaluate your policy regarding smoking in the front of the library? Many times I have to walk through a cloud of smoke to return my books or walk into the library. Can you think about creating a smoking area at the back entrance to the library? I really would appreciate someone taking the time to think about this. It is not healthy to be walking through second hand smoke.
 

Google Class Held on Sept. 14th

Brad, I could not find your notes on bit.ly/cpl.google. This URL was not recognized. Plus you said you would expand the notes. If so, where will they be posted? Thanks.

Monday night donation

Hi Bookstore, On the 13th, around 8pm, I dropped off 4 bags (Holiday Market paper bag) of books in the back for the bookstore. I guess one of these books my son was not ready to part with - a large white cover hard bound book called "My First Dictionary". Do you know if this would still be on the premises? Could I buy it back?

Movie

holiday weekend hours

what are your hours for the labor day weekend?
 

Music Suggestion

Jazz Music Suggestion: XII [sound recording] / Brian Culbertson Tequila Moon/ Jessy J

proctoring services

Do you provide proctoring services? I'm taking an online course from an out-of-state university, and I need to find an institution that offers proctoring of exams. I'm a Canton resident. Thanks. Dave
 

Goodwill Donation Drive at Summit on the Park

Donate to Goodwill Industries and get a discount on your membership to the Summit on the Park. Drop off gently-used clothing and household items at the Summit for Goodwill's new Canton retail store September 12 through September 19, and you can receive an Individual Annual Membership to Canton's award-winning fitness and aquatic facility for $250 or a Family Annual Membership for just $550.

For more information, visit Cantonfun.org or phone (734) 394-5460.

Storytime for 2 yr olds

Just want to put in a request again that the 2yr old Storytime start a little earlier for the next session this winter. Ending at 10:30 makes it impossible for those of us that have to pick up older siblings from school. After I made this request last season I was told to try Family Storytime. We did and will not be doing that again. Besides my disappointment of having a different leader every week, trying to get a toddler to sit still when there's a cart full of toys in the room for the next event was no fun. Between the toys, piano, coat rack and windows that large room up front has too many distractions. I took my older son to the library all the time when he was younger but now there are so few time slots available I haven't been able to take my little one to anything! A 9 or 9:30 two yr old class would be awesome! Thank you for your consideration.

Book & Author Luncheon

The phone number (734-397-0999 x1197) listed at the Book and Author luncheon site at http://www.bookandauthor.org/ references the luncheon in May. Also I wanted to ask if sending in my request form prior to September 1 would be OK with the understanding it will not be processed prior to that date. If there is a better way to contact the luncheon organization either by phone or email to ask a question, please advise. Thanks.
 

CD Suggetions

I'd like to suggest the following cds: Euge Groove - Sunday Morning Jesse J - True Love Both are smooth jazz cds.

Marko Human Body DVD

Hi, this DVD for children titled Marko Human Body came out in 2009. You have the Marko DVD collection except for this one. It is rated very highly. Can you please purchase this for the library?

2010 Manga Drawing Contest Winners!

We had over 50 people enter our 2010 contest with some of the most amazing art we've ever seen! This year, for our 'Making Waves' theme, bonus points were awarded to those who incorporated something 'water related'. Kudos to all the creative ways you guys did this, including those who used water colors! So many people deserved recognition, but we had to limit ourselves to 3 winners and 4 honorable mentions for each age group. Take a look at all of 2010's manga entries to see the honorable mentions and all the other fantastic artwork! Here are the winners: