Connect Your Summer
- Comic City
- Borders Canton
- Old Village Bookshop in Plymouth
- Paperbacks & Things in Westland
- Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor
Summer Author Talks
More events to come.
- Fellow's Creek Municipal Golf Club — Golfer friendly golf course
- High Velocity Sports — Canton's Premier Sports and Recreation Venue
- Pheasant Run Golf Club — Community golf facility
- Pump it Up — Inflatable Party Zone
- Skatin Station II — Family Skating Center
- Summit on the Park — Summit on the Park has something for everyone!
- Zap Zone — Zap Zone is Michigan's premier spot for laser tag, glo golf, mini bowling, go carts and much more!
How to draw animation by Christopher Hart
How to draw comics the marvel way by Stan Lee and John Buscema
Scared!: how to draw fantastic horror comic characters by Steve Miller and Bryan Baugh
The abandoned lighthouse by Albert Lamb; illustrated by David McPhail
Stellar stargazer! by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser
The bedtime book for dogs by Bruce Littlefield; illustrated by Paul S. Heath
Cookbooks for Kids
Banana split pizza and other snack recipes by Heather E. Schwartz
Batter Up Kids: sensational snacks by Barbara Beery; photography by Marty Snortum
Children's quick & easy cookbook by Angela Wilkes
Hockey hotshots: young stars of the NHL by Steele Filipek; with photographs
Hockey skills by James MacDonald
Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of quilting by Kooler, Donna
Water, paper, paint: exploring creativity with watercolor and mixed media by Heather Smith Jones
Shelter by Coben, Harlan
Wanted by Shepard, Sara
Ambitious by Mckayhan, Monica
Mayhem by Arthur, Artist
Dairy queen: a novel by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Front and center by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The girl who threw butterflies by Mick Cochrane
Girl overboard by Justina Chen Headley
- Potato Play — June 29, 7:00-7:45PM
- Fruit Fun — June 30, 7:00-7:45PM
- Marshmallow Madness — August 3, 2:00-2:45PM
- International Cook-Off — July 18, 2:00-3:00PM
- International Cooking Contest and Demo — August 9, 7:00-8:30PM
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
Anansi and the talking melon by retold by Eric A. Kimmel; illustrated by Janet Stevens
Anansi the spider: a tale from the Ashanti by adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott
Andersen's fairy tales by retold by Friederun Reichenstetter; illustrated by Silke Leffler
Laura Rider's masterpiece by Jane Hamilton
The tower, the zoo, and the tortoise by Julia Stuart
Skippy dies by Paul Murray
Dancing with bears: the postutopian adventures of Darger & surplus by Michael Swanwick
Some of the newest books for each sport. Read about the game, the personalities, and the drama, then go out and play!
Cricket — Featured Sport
The art and science of cricket by Bob Woolmer
Cricket by Ralph Dellor
Cricket explained by Robert Eastaway: Illustrations by Mark Stevens
- Reading Assistance Dogs — July 28 and August 10, 6:30-8:30PM
Born confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie; art by Ellen Forney
The first part last by Angela Johnson
American born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang; color by Lark Pien
Eat fresh food: awesome recipes for teen chefs by Rozanne Gold and her all-star team; photographs by Phil Mansfield
Real food, real fast by Sam Stern and Susan Stern
Cake pops: tips, tricks, and recipes for more than 40 irresistible mini treats by Bakerella; by Angie Dudley
Dogs must be licensed and vaccinated, and entrance to the park is $25 annually for Canton residents or $50 per year for non-residents. There are separate sections of the park for small and large dogs.
A grand opening celebration is planned for later in the Summer. Find out even more about the park at the Canton Patch.
[Photo courtesy of Canton Patch]
Tender: a cook and his vegetable patch by Nigel Slater
Cooks' house: the art and soul of local, sustainable cuisine by Eric Patterson and Jennifer Blakeslee; photography by Thomas Kachadurian