Connect Your Summer

Experience the Solar Eclipse!

Come by the library on Monday, August 21 to get your official viewing glasses. Join us to watch THE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN!!! Certified safe-for-solar-viewing glasses will be available in the Community Room from 1:30 to 2:30 PM, just in time to witness the most complete coverage of the sun from the comfort of Heritage Park. Glasses generously provided by the Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning and STARnet for Libraries. Discover more information about the solar eclipse at eclipse2017.nasa.gov

ONE PER PERSON, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

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Mini Minecraft

For the littlest minecrafters, we offer a special session geared just for them! Participants ages 5-7 who already have a Minecraft PC account can participate in a themed building event in our private world. Children must have prior experience using a mouse and playing the game on a PC. Parents are encouraged to stay and assist on an as needed basis. Registration Required and begins June 23rd.

Image of Minecraft toys by Sergey Galyonkin is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Connect Your Summer Kick Off Party

Kick off your best summer ever and join us as we celebrate the start of our Connect Your Summer reading program. Pick up your StoryBox starter kit and make it your own by decorating it at our StoryBox Creation Station. Choose your challenges and kick start your memory making with a stop at our photo op spot, wheel of fun, and more. Pick up a CYS yard sign*, place in your yard for all to see and possibly get a drop-in visit from the CYS prize patrol.  And, most importantly, we will have a CYS sign up station to answer all questions you may have about our exciting and busy summer here at the library. 

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Chocolate Around the World

Join us for a delicious night out and taste your way around the world with samples of everyone's favorite sweet treat. Join Tammy Coxen of Tammy's Tastings as she takes you on a guided tour of the world's best chocolate. Participants will have the opportunity to try 8 chocolate sample and explore the qualities making each variety unique. This program is for patrons 18 years and older. Registration begins June 23.  

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Create Your Own Dream Catcher

Dream catchers are one of the most fascinating Native American traditions. The traditional dream catcher was intended to protect the sleeping individual from negative dreams, while letting positive dreams through. Join us for a DIY event honoring this tradition. Connect with other craft enthusiasts while creating a dream catcher of your very own. All supplies will be provide. Ages 12 and up. Registration begins July 25.  

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The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is a nationwide trail awareness program that occurs annually on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics, and trail stewardship projects. On Saturday, June 3 area residents are encouraged to hike the Lower Rouge trail and attend a special celebration from 9:00 AM-noon at the Lower Rouge Trailhead, located at Michigan Ave and Morton Taylor Rd. A librarian from Canton Public Library will be stationed at the trail with information on hiking and the outdoors as well as some freebies to help you on your journey. Check out our display in the front lobby, visit cantonfun.org, or call 734-394-5460 for additional trail information about this free family and pet-friendly event. 

Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit's Best Chip

Join us for an entertaining night out and come learn about a Detroit snack legend, the Better Maid potato chip. Local writer Karen Dybis will present highlights from her book Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit's Best Chip. We will cap the evening off with a tasting of some of these delicious snacks. No registration required.

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Cereal Box Scrapbooks

Summer is a time for memory making and what better place to preserve those precious memories than in scrapbook you make yourself. Join other craft enthusiasts for a fun, DIY evening where we will tackle this project and learn together. Your finished book could make a nice addition to your CYS StoryBox!

Bring your creativity and sense of adventure and we will supply everything else!

This program is for ages 12 and up. Registration is required and begins May 25.

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