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May We Suggest

May We Suggest?This blog provides customized book recommendations to our patrons. To get your own, just fill out the May We Suggest form and you can expect results within 10 days. You can also like May We Suggest on facebook.

CultureGrams Online

The site CultureGrams allows for the user to find statistical data, averages, and additional contacts about the world around us. There is also a kids section which can allow for a look into the life of a child from another part of the globe. Find out more by clicking here

Computer Database

Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology- from the Gale Computer Database Website linked here

Michigan Bug and Insect Classification with Photos!

Compare and contrast the bugs you find/have found/ or want to find with this awesome resource featuring the arthropods of Michigan! Click here to check them out

*My favorite is the Great Tiger moth because its markings look similar to the pattern on a giraffe! Which one do you like best? Please tell or show us by uploading a picture when you claim your badge

Read a Book or Have It Read to You on BookFlix!

Check out BookFlix to earn any of your electrified badges. BookFlix has books by popular authors and offers both fiction and non fiction books on a variety of topics. The books can be listened to or read along with by the reader and some feature animation which can draw the reader into the magic of the book! Click here to check out BookFlix today!

Look What's In Large Print: July 2015

This month the focus is on mystery and suspense.  We have several new mysteries: this is the first time Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce series has appeared in Large Print, Alex Kava introduces a new series, and the remainder are the latest addition to ongoing series.

New and Fantastical for Teens

Court of Fives by Kate Elliott


Rook by Sharon Cameron


Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell


Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti


Shadowshaper by Older, Daniel Jose


Red queen by Victoria Aveyard


The witch hunter by Virginia Boecker


An ember in the ashes: a novel by Sabaa Tahir

The Great Outdoors @ the Movies

The bear [videodisc] by Price Entertainment ; a Tri-Star release


Eight below [videodisc] by presented by Walt Disney Pictures ; in association with Spyglass Entertainment ; a Mandeville Films production


Fly away home [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures presents a Sandollar production


Into the wild [videodisc] by Paramount Vantage and River Road Entertainment present a Square One C.I.H./Linson Film production


Jeremiah Johnson [videodisc] by Warner Bros. presents a Sydney Pollack film


Kon-Tiki [videodisc] by director, Espen Sandberg, Joachim R̨nning ; producer, Aage Aaberge, Jeremy Thomas ; screenwriter, Petter Skavlan

Popular Realistic Fiction For Teens

Anatomy of a misfit by Andrea Portes

We are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Anna and the French kiss by Stephanie Perkins


If I stay: a novel by Gayle Forman

Shonen Manga

Looking for some new shonen to read after Naruto, Fairy Tail, and Attack on Titan? Try one of these:

Psyren. Vol. 1, Urban legend by story and art by Toshiaki Iwashiro ; [translation, Camellia Nieh ; lettering, Annaliese Christman]


Magi: the labyrinth of magic. 1 by story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry ; touch-up art & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Assassination classroom. 1, Time for assassination by story and art by Yusei Matsui ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Bryant Turnage ; touch-up & lettering, Stephen Dutro


Blood blockade battlefront. Vol. 1, secret society in the sealed city of magic. by story and art, Yasuhiro Nightow ; translation, Matthew Johnson ; lettering and retouch, Studio Cutie

Gale Courses Begin June 17

Fight the summer slump by learning something new-at your own pace. Gale courses offer 6-week classes in a variety of topics, from graphic design to law (and much more)!

The Canton Public Library offers free Gale Courses to its cardholders, and the next set of classes is will begin on Wednesday, June 17. Learn on your own schedule, and receive a certificate of completion when you've finished. Our goal is to provide lifelong educational opportunities for you to gain new skills or improve existing ones. New sessions are offered every month. Take advantage of these instructor-led courses on our databases page!