The month of December is filled with many different holiday celebrations — Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa are just some of the special observances this month. Learn more about all these holidays through the many resources at the Canton Public Library. This Special Collection can help get you started!
The American book of days by Christianson, Stephen G — A day-by-day record of American history from January 1 through December 31. For each of the 366 days of the year (including February 29), several substantial essays explore significant events of military, scientific, ethnic, or cultural significance.
The book of the year : a brief history of our seasonal holidays by Anthony F. Aveni — Discusses the origins and modern development of our holidays and provides an entertainng glimpse into their evolution.
Christmas [electronic resource] by Michael Bublé
The christmas collection [electronic resource] by Frank Sinatra
A holiday carole (deluxe edition) [electronic resource] by Carole King
Christmas kisses [electronic resource] by Ariana Grande
Mi navidad [electronic resource] by Andrea Bocelli
Let it be Christmas [electronic resource] by Alan Jackson
- Alison Gross
- Bad moon rising
- The battle of evermore
- Black magic woman
- Boris the spider
- The creature from the black lagoon
- Dead man's party
- Dream on
- Graveyard train
- The green manalishi (with the two-pronged crown)
- Hell hound on my trail
- Human fly
- I put a spell on you
- Love potion number nine
- Moon over Bourbon Street
- Pet sematary
- Season of the witch
- Vampire blues
- Voodoo child
- Werewolves of London
- Wicked Annabella
- Witch's promise
- Witchy woman
- Zombie boy
- Zombie zoo
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If exotic locales do not fit your summer travel plans, here are some suggestions for reading and listening. Remember "travel" can be in your own backyard as well as "around the world."
Broaden children's listening horizons with:
Beyond our comprehensive selection in travel guides, these choices might catch adult interests:
Fun food songs [sound recording] by Raffi — This CD has tasty assortment of songs that are sure to satisfy listeners of all ages.
Fun food songs [electronic resource] — Stream this tasty assortment of songs via hoopla.
Disney funny food songs [sound recording] — A CD of funny food songs.
Ratatouille [sound recording]: what's cooking? — A CD of songs inspired by Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille.
Ratatouille [sound recording] by music by Michael Giacchino — The CD soundtrack to the movie.
Strawberry Shortcake [sound recording]: strawberry jams — This CD of songs from the "Strawberry Shortcake" videos features a lot of--you guessed it--strawberries!
Charlie and the chocolate factory [sound recording]: original motion picture soundtrack by music by Danny Elfman — A CD of songs celebrating Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory.
Food, wine & song [sound recording]: music and feasting in Renaissance Europe — Songs on the subject of food in Latin, French, English, Italian, Spanish and German.
The rough guide to Paris café [sound recording] — Grab a café au lait and imagine you're relaxing in a Paris café.
J S Bach: Coffee cantata = Cantate du café = Kaffee- Kantate: BWV 211 ; Peasant cantata = Cantate des paysans = Bauern-Kantate: BWV 212 [sound recording] by J.S. Bach — Bach's amusing cantata about coffee.
The Rough Guide to Greek Cafe [sound recording] — Nibble on baklava and enjoy these Greek songs.
Puccini and pasta [sound recording]: a romantic Italian feast for your ears by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 — Whip up a batch of pesto and spin these tunes.
Chocolat [sound recording]: music from the Miramax motion picture — Chocolate themed music!
Aqui, alla (CD) [sound recording] by Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
Buy one get one flea (CD) [sound recording] by Dog on Fleas
123s and abcs (CD) [sound recording] by Ella Jenkins
No school today (CD) [sound recording] by Danny Weinkauf
Fletcher and the springtime blossoms by Julia Rawlinson ; pictures by Tiphanie Beeke
10 hungry rabbits: counting & color concepts by Anita Lobel
999 frogs wake up by Ken Kimura ; illustrated by Yasunari Murakami
The second line [sound recording]: scarf activity songs by Johnette Downing — Dance along and wave scarves to the track "Flitter Flutter." Don't have scarves like the ones we use at our library storytimes? Any piece of light fabric will do the trick - even a washcloth or a clean dust cloth!
Singable songs for the very young [compact disc] by Raffi — Sing along to Raffi's upbeat version of "Mr. Sun."
The character of god (CD) [sound recording] by Seeds Family Worship
Desert island disc (CD) [sound recording] by Recess Monkey
Ladybug music green collection (CD) [sound recording] by Ladybug Music
The lego movie score (CD) [sound recording] by Mark Mothersbaugh
Mr. peabody & sherman score (CD) [sound recording] by Danny Elfman
My car by Byron Barton
Freight train by Donald Crews
Dizzy [sound recording] by Lunch Money
Time out to rock! [sound recording] by The Not-Its!
Ladybug music blue collection [sound recording] by Ladybug Music
Lishy lou and lucky too! [sound recording] by Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
Presidential physical fitness test [sound recording] by The Diggity Dudes
Invisible friends [sound recording] by Dog on Fleas
Middle of nowhere [sound recording] by Elska
Dear zoo by Rod Campbell
Zoo ah-choooo by Peter Mandel ; illustrated by Elwood Smith
The Underpants Zoo by written and illustrated by Brian Sendelbach
Six little ducks [sound recording] by Al Dana... [et al.] — Dance to the track "Going To The Zoo."
Wiggleworms love you [sound recording] — Sing along with the track "Speckled Frogs."
Bankrupt! [sound recording] by Phoenix
The beat [sound recording] by Boney James
Can't stop now [sound recording] by Vincent Ingala
Conversation [sound recording] by David Benoit
Night visions [sound recording] by Imagine Dragons
The next day [sound recording] by David Bowie
Now, then & forever [sound recording] by Earth, Wind & Fire
Paradise [sound recording] by Lana del Rey