Connect Your Summer
Check out some of these fascinating stories that you probably never learned in history class:
American heroes: profiles of men and women who shaped early America by Edmund S. Morgan
July 18, 6:30-8:30 PM at the library. All ages. Scrabble on our insane 10x10-foot board.
From evil masterminds to enthusiastic minions, wicked plots and the ordinary people who fight against them, conquer one of these reads this summer.
Cold cereal by Adam Rex
Despicable me [videodisc] by Universal Pictures presents a Chris Meledandri production
Whales on stilts by M.T. Anderson; illustrations by Kurt Cyrus
Movie Challenge 1: watch two (or more) movies/tv shows involving… Robin Hood. There have been a gazillion remakes. Make a comment to this post ranking what you watched to earn a secret badge besides your Curtains Up (see comment example below).
The story of Robin Hood [videodisc] by Walt Disney
Robin Hood [videodisc]: men in tights by Twentieth Century Fox ; a Brooksfilms production ; in association with Gaumont
The adventures of Robin Hood [videodisc] by a First National picture
Wishbone [videodisc]: Paw prints of thieves by written by Adam Felber ; produced by Betty Buckley ; directed by Ben Vaughn
The Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, July 26 in Group Study Room A from 2:00-3:00 PM to discuss Jamie Ford's haunting novel. Copies of this book will be available on Thursday, June 28.
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet: a novel by Jamie Ford
Gone are the visions of pencil protectors and computer nerds. These days, the term "Geek" is used to describe those who are passionate about a particular hobby or interest. Perhaps one of these titles will inspire you to Geek Out!
Geek girls unite: how fangirls, bookworms, indie chicks, and other misfits are taking over the world by Leslie Simon; illustrations by Nan Lawson
The Antebellum Period by James M. Volo and Dorothy Denneen Volo
Daily life during the Reformation by James M. Anderson
Daily life in Anglo-Saxon England by Sally Crawford
Daily life in the age of Charlemagne by John J. Butt
From dawn to decadence: 500 years of cultural life, 1500 to the present by Jacques Barzun
The Gilded Age by Joel Shrock
The Hellenistic age: a history by Peter Green
Cat daddy: what the world's most incorrigible cat taught me about life, love, and coming clean by Jackson Galaxy with Joel Derfner
Smart guide to understanding your cat by Carolyn Janik
Conquer the crash: you can survive and prosper in a deflationary depression by Robert R. Prechter, Jr
The solution: conquer your fear, control your future by Lucinda Bassett
Absolute Animals 1964-1968 [sound recording] by the Animals — When I was Young - Eric Burdon & The Animals
Chicago Transit Authority [sound recording] by Chicago — Does Anybody Really Know What Time it is? - Chicago
Inarticulate speech of the heart [sound recording] by Van Morrison — River of Time - Van Morrison
60's pop hits [sound recording] — Time Has Come Today - The Chambers Brothers
The future of food [videodisc] by Lily Films; directed and produced by Deborah Koons Garcia