Connect Your Summer
Sneaky art: crafty surprises to hide in plain sight by Marthe Jocelyn
Pet crafts: everything you need to become your pet's craft star! by Megan Friday
Food art by Jeanette Ryall
The kids' guide to duct tape projects by Sheri Bell- Rehwoldt
Robotics: discover the science and technology of the future, with 20 projects by Kathy Ceceri ; illustrated by Sam Carbaugh
Generation T: 108 ways to transform a T-shirt by Megan Nicolay
20-minute crafts: beading by Katherine Stull
Zombie felties: how to raise 16 gruesome felt creatures from the undead by Nicola Tedman & Sarah Skeate
Closet monsters: stitch creatures you'll love from clothing you don't by written & illustrated by John Murphy
Manga mania Shonen: drawing action-style Japanese comics by Chris Hart
Felties: how to make 18 cute and fuzzy friends by Nelly Pailloux
The blood stone by Jamila Gavin
Destiny, rewritten by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
Breaking Stalin's nose by written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
Ben and me: a new and astonishing life of Benjamin Franklin as written by his good mouse Amos by lately discovered, edited & illustrated by Robert Lawson
Soldier bear by written by Bibi Dumon Tak ; illustrated by Philip Hopman ; translated by Laura Watkinson
War horse by Michael Morpurgo
The body in the piazza: a Faith Fairchild mystery by Katherine Hall Page
A catered St. Patrick's Day: a mystery with recipes by Isis Crawford
Crime fraîche by Alexander Campion
Death on a platter by Elaine Viets
[Scissor Kit by LollyKnit is licensed under CC BY-A 2.0]
For more great cooking (and eating) inspiration, visit our Chow Down Pinterest page.
A teen guide to eco-gardening, food, and cooking by Jen Green
Cooking up a storm by Sam Stern, with Susan Stern
Eat fresh food: awesome recipes for teen chefs by Rozanne Gold and her all-star team ; photographs by Phil Mansfield
Food for feeling healthy by Carol Ballard
Fast food nation: the dark side of the all-American meal by Eric Schlosser
Peanut by written by Ayun Halliday ; illustrated by Paul Hoppe
The sweet life of Stella Madison by Lara Zeises
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
The book thief by Markus Zusak
Code name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Never fall down: a novel by Patricia McCormick
What I saw and how I lied by Judy Blundell
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Between shades of gray by Ruta Sepetys
- Themed Apron: an apron that expresses a theme, like a holiday or flowers.
- Craziest Apron: Original and wacky-- that's what we are looking for here.
- My Story Apron: Submit a story or memory surrounding your apron, like baking cookies with Grandma.
To enter the contest, claim your Chow Down badge by uploading a photo of yourself wearing your apron (or just a photo of your apron if you are camera shy) and write the category in the comments. Or come in to the library on July 31 between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM, fill out an entry form and get your picture taken. Photos will be posted online for public voting. May the best apron win!
[Photo by Kristen Valenti is licensed under CC BY 3.0]
Grub Crawl tickets are $35 and include a shuttle ride between restaurants. For a list of this year's participating restaurants and information on how to get your ticket, visit the Canton Chamber of Commerce website.
The complete book of home crafts: projects for adventurous beginners by edited by Carine Tracanelli
175 easy-to-do everyday crafts by edited by Sharon Dunn Umnik
The crafty diva's D.I.Y. stylebook: a grrrl's [sic] guide to cool creations you can make, show off, and share by Kathy Cano Murillo ; illustrated by Carrie Wheeler ; photography by John Samora
Scrapbooking made easy! by Jill A. Rinner
The joy of beading: more than 50 easy projects for jewelry, flowers, decor, accessories by Anna Borrelli ; translated by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia
Are you a fan of Sara Paretsky, Jeff Lindsay, Charlaine Harris or John LeCarre? Willing to share some of your favorite authors with other Mystery fans? Maybe it’s time to try a new mystery writer and you're looking for suggestions? Join us as we talk books on Saturday, July 27 from 2:00-3:00 PM in Canton Public Library’s Purple Room.
The first step to geeking out about comics is to read some. The second step is to read all about them. Check out these great histories and analyses of modern comics.
Comic book nation: the transformation of youth culture in America by Bradford W. Wright
Understanding comics: the invisible art by [Scott McCloud]
DC Comics: sixty years of the world's favorite comic book heroes by Les Daniels ; introduction by Jenette Kahn
There is no better way to celebrate the National Audiobook Month than with a fun, captivating beach listen!