Canton Public Library - Canton, MI http://www.cantonpl.org/ en-US Library Board Vacancy Announced http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/library-board-vacancy-announced <div><span style="line-height:1.22;">Are you a Canton resident, 18 years of age or older?  Are you interested in how the library operates and makes financial decisions? Would you like to have an impact on one of our community's organizational jewels?  The Canton Public Library <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/about-us">Board of Trustees</a> is searching for a new member to fill a vacancy. If you would like to be considered, please send a resume and letter of interest by August 11, 2014, addressed to: </span><br /></div><div><img class="image image-_original" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/2013board_preview.jpg" width="200" height="149" style="float:right;" /><span style="line-height:1.22;"><br /></span></div><div><div>Eva Davis, Director<div>Canton Public Library<span class="Apple-tab-span"> </span></div><div>1200 S. Canton Center Road</div><div>Canton, MI 48188</div></div></div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/library-board-vacancy-announced#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:33:59 +0000 gladdenk 73876 at http://www.cantonpl.org Impact Survey http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/impact-survey <a href="http://impactsurvey.org/branch-select/MI0052"><img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ImpactSurvey2.png" style="float:right;" /></a><div>We want to hear from you! From July 21 to August 11 the library will be running an online survey to understand how patrons use the library’s technology so we can provide resources and services that are valuable to the community. The Impact Survey is anonymous, available in English and Spanish, and takes 10-15 minutes to complete. The survey is confidential and does not collect any personally identifiable information</div><br /><div>Please support the library and help us improve our services. <a href="http://impactsurvey.org/branch-select/MI0052">Fill out the survey here</a>, or by clicking the button to the right.</div><br /><div>Impact Survey is a project of the University of Washington Information School. For more information about the Impact Survey, inquire at the library information desk or visit www.impactsurvey.org.</div> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/impact-survey#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:10:34 +0000 beesleya 73623 at http://www.cantonpl.org Humane Society of Huron Valley Wish List Drive http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/humane-society-huron-valley-wish-list-drive <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/hshv_diesel.preview.jpg" height="200" width="194" style="float:right;" />The <a href="http://www.hshv.org/site/PageServer?pagename=index">Humane Society of Huron Valley</a> (HSHV) graciously let us film some of their furry friends for our <a href="http://youtu.be/evWvAAH5jZo">CYS promos</a> and badge videos.  To return the favor we are asking that you help us support the cuddly animals of HSHV by donating to our Wish List drive.  We will have a receiving box near the entrance of the library and will accept donations starting on Thursday, July 17 through the end of the day on Friday, August 1. <br /><br />Top items requested by HSHV are:<br /><ul><li>Gently used bath towels, small blankets, and small pet beds that can be washed. </li> <li>Dog and cat food in the original unopened bag within 3 months after the expiration date. </li> <li>Dog and cat food in the original opened bag within 3 months after the expiration date, providing it is free of bugs or rodent waste. </li> </ul><p>But that is only the tip of the iceberg of the many items that help HVHS care for their residents.  For more donation ideas, please visit their website for a <a href="http://www.hshv.org/site/PageNavigator/help/wishlist.html">complete wish list</a> of items.  </p><p><br />As an added bonus, supporting this donation drive will also earn you your <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/connect-your-summer/2014">CYS Animal Lover On the Scene</a> badge. </p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/humane-society-huron-valley-wish-list-drive#comments Pets Listeners Beginning Readers Kids Tweens Teens Adults Parents Seniors Programs Connect Your Summer Animal Lover: On the Scene Love It: On the Scene Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:16:50 +0000 welz 73497 at http://www.cantonpl.org Board Gaming League of Canton (August) http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-25 <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/board%20game.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />Into board games like Settlers, Carcassonne, or Ticket To Ride? Drop by Saturday, August 2 between Noon and 5:45 PM for our monthly Board Gaming League of Canton meetin<span style="text-decoration:underline;">g</span>. Play some of the hottest games and meet some new folks! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/board-gaming-league-canton-25#comments Tweens Teens Programs Connect Your Summer Game On: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Brad B. 69013 at http://www.cantonpl.org Summer Style Storytimes http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/outdoor-summer-storytimes <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/P1060611.preview.JPG" height="150" width="200" style="float:right;" />We've decided to take our family storytime fun OUTSIDE!  Bring a blanket, snack and listening ears under the canopy in the back yard by the pond.  Join us for stories, music and fun in the sun activities on the following days:<br /><ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">June 19, 10:00-10:45 AM </a> </li> <li><span class="-a"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">July 1, 10:00-10:45 AM </a></span> </li> <li><span class="-a"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">July 16, 10:00-10:45 AM </a></span> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">July 24, 10:00-10:45 AM </a>(with special guests, Karen and her doggie friend from the <a href="http://www.hshv.org/site/PageServer?pagename=index">Humane Society of Huron Valley</a>) </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003871&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R"></a><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">August 1, 10:00-10:45 AM</a> </li> <li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003876&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">August 14, 10:00-10:45 AM </a></li> </ul> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/outdoor-summer-storytimes#comments Babies Listeners Beginning Readers Parents Programs Connect Your Summer Great Outdoors: On the Scene Mon, 26 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 welz 69062 at http://www.cantonpl.org