Census and cemetery records are two of the most common resources for finding genealogy information and can be accessed through your own computer. However, knowing what you are looking for and how to use these records to full advantage is key. Join Barbara Snow of the Washtenaw County Genealogical Society as she shows tips and tricks for getting the most out of your genealogy research.
November 25, 2015 | daviscrl
Lunch and a Book meets the second Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00PM. No registration required, participation encouraged.
All the light we cannot see: a novel by Anthony Doerr — January 14
The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins — February 11
The invention of wings: a novel by Sue Monk Kidd — March 10
Shanghai girls: a novel by Lisa See — April 14
Sidney Chambers and the shadow of death by James Runcie — May 12
Get to know your Sikh neighbor during a drop-in program sponsored by the Sikh community of the Gurdwara Sahib Singh Sabha of Michigan, the Canton Public Library and the Canton Response to Hate Crimes Coalition. This program, Get To Know Your Sikh Neighbor - Sikh Mystique, will allow the opportunity to meet members of the Sikh community and learn about beliefs and customs, as part of the “Not In Our Town: Stop Hate Together” initiative. Everyone is welcome.
We are welcoming back Sylvan Learning Center administer a full length ACT practice test. This test is open to teens aged 14-17. Participants are to bring their own calculator and pencils. They must attend the entire session. Registration is required and although participants do not need to be Canton residents, they do need to have a valid library card entered in the CPL system to register.
Please Note: Sylvan administers one form of the ACT diagnostic test. If you attend more than one of these sessions, you will be repeating the same test each time. As a result, any improvements in ACT scores from one Sylvan session to another may not accurately reflect how one might do on the actual ACT test.
ABC Activity Time will run for six weeks from November 7 through December 17. This is an informal session where parents, caregivers, children and babies meet together in a relaxed environment. This drop-in playtime includes sensory activities, puzzles, and games for children ages birth to 5, with caregiver. No registration required. Each playtime is preceded by a storytime, and takes place on
- Mondays @ 10:30 AM
- Tuesdays @ 10:30 and 7:30 PM
- Wednesdays @ 10:30 AM
- Thursdays @ 10:30 AM and 7:30 PM
- Fridays @ 1:30 PM
- Saturdays @ 10:30 AM
Specific locations are listed below.
The library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, and there will be no programming on those days.
Family Storytimes will run for six weeks from November 7 through December 17. These storytimes are designed for children ages 5 and under with a caregiver, and do not require registration. Each storytime is followed by a half hour of free play, and takes place on
- Mondays @ 10:00 AM
- Tuesdays @ 7:00 PM
- Wednesdays @ 10:00 AM
- Thursdays @ 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM
- Saturdays @ 10:00 AM
Specific locations are listed below.
The library will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and there will be no programming that day.
November is National Caregivers Month. Join us for a library tour highlighting our services that support the work of all caregivers in the Canton community. Robin Porter, freelance writer and author, will speak about her experience as a caregiver and cover how she helped her parents deal with health problems in addition to the financial, legal and emotional aspects of caregiving. Tours of the library will be given after the presentation at 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM.
Are you a small business owner? Give yourself the gift of new customers!
Holiday spending and sales are going to be UP, so take action now to make the most of the months ahead & ROCK the Holidays.
In this session, you’ll learn:
- How to Create a Plan - with clear & measurable goals
- Select just right Offer for audiences
- Select/create just the right lists (check it twice? you bet!)
- Ways to make your offer POP! -- especially on mobile
- How to take it Social & make it Shareable
Join us for this lively, information-packed event on Thursday, November 10 from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm, just in time to help your (and your customers') holidays ROCK!
No registration required.