April 24, 2013 | daviscrl
May We Suggest?
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April 23, 2013 | Didi
Check out the new Zinio Digital Magazines. This online collection features:
- Full cover to cover editions
- Always available--new issues
- No due dates, and no returns
- View online on any computer or mobile device
- corporate espionage
- criminal investigation
- internal affairs
- New Jersey
- New York
- police investigation
- war crimes
- Washington D. C.
- May We Suggest
- Historical Fiction
- Realistic Fiction
April 20, 2013 | madame librarian
If you enjoy the novels of Lee Child, David Baldacci, James Lee Burke, Joseph Finder, or Vince Flynn and like the readability of Large Print try...
Buried secrets [Large print] by Joseph Finder
The innocent [Large print] by David Baldacci
American assassin [Large print] by Vince Flynn
Alibi [Large print] by Joseph Kanon
Hot pursuit [Large print] by Suzanne Brockmann
April 19, 2013 | chitra rout
The language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber
Food connects the author to the two cultures of her childhood –American and Jordanian
Hallelujah! the welcome table [electronic resource] by Maya Angelou
Memories and recipes—from her childhood in Arkansas and her world travel.
Rosemary and bitter oranges: growing up in a Tuscan kitchen by Patrizia Chen
Recollections of a youth spent in the Tuscan seaside town of Livomo.
My life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme
Child's experiences in Paris and Marseille led her to create a food revolution in America.
April 17, 2013 | chitra rout
The school of essential ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Dying for chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Elza's kitchen: a novel by Marc Fitten
Devil's food cake murder by Joanne Fluke
The Recipe Club: a tale of food and friendship by Andrea Israel & Nancy Garfinkel
April 17, 2013 | SuzyQ
Although Earth Day is officially celebrated once a year on April 22, the Library has a great collection of environmentally-themed documentaries that are available all year round. From wildlife to climate change, from recycling to alternate energy, we have it covered! Check out just some of the titles below:
Beyond pollution [videodisc] by directed by Barker White — Examines the economic impact and health effects that the disastrous BP oil spill will have on local communities both immediately and long term.
Climate of doubt [videodisc]: the politics of global warming by written by John Hockenberry, Catherine Upin ; directed by Catherine Upin — An examination of the shift in political attitudes towards global warming in the United States.
April 15, 2013 | sobczakd
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, May 20 at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
In the presence of my enemies by Gracia Burnham, with Dean Merrill — A gripping true story of American missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham’s year as hostages in the Philippine jungle, was a New York Times best seller and has sold nearly 350,000 copies. Now releasing in trade softcover for the first time, this updated edition has a new look and contains never-before-published information on the capture and trial of the Burnhams’ captors; Gracia’s secret return trip to the Philippines; and updates on recent events in Gracia’s life, ministry, and family.
April 12, 2013 | SuzyQ
The Canton Public Library is celebrating Earth Day from April 14-27 with a series of entertaining and educational programs. Topics include bat conservancy, organic eating, buying local food, and rain gardens. The week will wrap up with a fantastic performance by authentic Native American Dancers. The Library's collection if full of excellent books, dvds, and cds to help you celebrate with us:
America's neighborhood bats by Merlin D. Tuttle
The bat house builder's handbook by Merlin D. Tuttle, Mark Kiser, Selena Kiser
Bats by M. Brock Fenton
- child custody battles
- Ernest Hemingway
- foster care
- grandparents' rights
- Hadley Richardson Hemingway
- John D. Rockefeller
- Lost Generation
- missing persons
- Standard Oil Company
- World War I
- May We Suggest
- Realistic Fiction
April 7, 2013 | madame librarian
The perfect book for a book discussion is one that's not too easy, not too hard, that will hold the interest of a diverse group of readers and will also inspire a lively discussion. For additional book club resources the Canton Public Library offers a wide variety of Book Club in a Bag kits.
The Paris wife: a novel by Paula McLain
The art of racing in the rain: a novel by Garth Stein
Gone girl: a novel by Gillian Flynn
The language of flowers: [kit] a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Rockefellers: an American dynasty by Peter Collier and David Horowitz
April 6, 2013 | madame librarian
A collection of fictional biographies, War of 1812, baseball and Jackie Robinson, the Stanley Cup, and satire...
The lineup: the world's greatest crime writers tell the inside story of their greatest detectives by edited by Otto Penzler
They eat puppies, don't they?: a novel by Christopher Buckley
Stanley Cup: 120 years of hockey supremacy by Eric Zweig ; foreword by Phil Pritchard