Connect Your Summer
Week 1 Question: Which building is now located where Julien’s Corner Market and Gas Station used to be (torn down in 1997)? Hint: It was located on Canton Center Road.
- A new question will be posted every week
- Use the Canton Township reference books, at the Main Adult Help Desk, for clues
- Submit your answer, along with your contact information, at the Main Adult Help Desk
- Those participants who get all of the answers correct will be placed in a drawing for a prize!
About a boy by Nick Hornby
Le divorce by Diane Johnson
Forrest Gump: a novel by Winston Groom
Have you signed up for Connect Your Summer yet? I have and I'm working on badges. There are so many fun badges to earn that I had a hard time deciding where to start. So I picked the Make Tracks badge. Because I'm a bear. And I make tracks. See if you can find my shared experience. Here's a hint. Look for a picture of me and some furry friends. What badges have you earned?
A night to remember by Walter Lord
Titanic survivor: the newly discovered memoirs of Violet Jessop who survived both the Titanic and Britannic disasters by Violet Jessop ; introduced, edited, and annotated by John Maxtone-Graham
Extra lives: why video games matter by Tom Bissell
Check out these inspirational stories from people who have hit rock bottom and lived to tell the tale.
Broken: my story of addiction and redemption by William Cope Moyers with Katherine Ketcham
Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock 'n' roll, and mental illness by Mary Forsberg Weiland
Guts: the endless follies and tiny triumphs of a giant disaster by Kristen Johnston
We are pleased to be part of the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out program, which brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the DIA's collection to the streets. There are six pieces displayed in Canton, including Young Woman with a Violin by Italian painter Orazio Gentileschi, on display at the library. The painting, circa 1612, depicts the patron saint of musicians, Cecelia.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation sponsors this program.
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Yummi 'gurumi: over 60 gourmet crochet treats to make by Christen Haden & Mariarosa Sala
How to draw food by Rob Court
Cool snack food art: easy recipes that make food fun to eat! by Nancy Tuminelly
[Paper Airplanes by Stuck in Costoms is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
Enjoy steampunk? Try these books out:
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
Cinder by written by Marissa Meyer
Clockwork angel by Cassandra Clare
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Active kids by Kathryn Smithyman & Bobbie Kalman ; photographs by Marc Crabtree
Be healthy! it's a girl thing: food fitness and feeling great by Mavis Jukes, Lilian Cheung
Exercising for good health by Shirley W.
Earn your Geek Out badge with one of these books from some of the Internet's most popular bloggers:
Let's pretend this never happened: (a mostly true memoir) by Jenny Lawson
Sleep is for the weak: the best of the mommybloggers including Amalah, Finslippy, Fussy, Woulda Coulda Shoulda, Mom-101, and more!: a blogHer book by edited by Rita Arens ; forward by Stacy Morrison
[Cat Studying by flickr user raider of gin is used under a CC BY 2.0 license]
Gym candy by Carl Deuker
Athletic shorts: six short stories by Chris Crutcher
Hoops of steel by John Foley
Kick by Walter Dean Myers, Ross Workman
See the lovely display of quilts created by the Canton Poke and Stab quilt club. You will have the opportunity to vote for your favorites and prizes qill be awarded based on your votes. Visit the display in the Community Room on:
- Monday, July 23 from 6:00-8:00 PM
- Tuesday, July 24 from 10:00-12:00 PM and 2:00-4:00 PM
- Wednesday, July 25 from 2:00-4:00 PM
- Thursday, July 26 from 10:00-12:00 PM
- Friday, July 27 from 3:00-5:00 PM
- Saturday, July 28 from 2:00-4:00 PM