Grammar girl presents the ultimate writing guide for students by Mignon Fogarty ; with illustrations by Erwin Haya
Just write: here's how by Walter Dean Myers ; [afterword by Ross Workman]
Seeing the blue between: advice and inspiration for young poets by compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Gordon Parks: how the photographer captured black and white America by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph
Draw what you see: the life and art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen Benson ; illustrated with paintings by Benny Andrews
A home for Mr. Emerson by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham
Edward Hopper paints his world by Robert Burleigh ; paintings by Wendell Minor
The noisy paint box: the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Who was Claude Monet? [electronic resource] by Ann Waldron ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Pablo Picasso [videodisc] by a film by Didier Baussy- Oulianoff
In the footsteps of Van Gogh [videodisc] by directed by Dominik Rimbault
The life and times of Frida Kahlo [videodisc] by a production of Daylight Films and WETA, Washington D.C. in association with Latino Public Broadcasting ; a film by Amy Stechler
Henri Matisse [videodisc] by Kultur International Films
Great architecture of Michigan by text by John Gallagher; photographs by Balthazar Korab
MSU campus— buildings, places, spaces: architecture and the campus park of Michigan State University by Linda O. Stanford and C. Kurt Dewhurst
Architecture in Michigan by Wayne Andrews
Lost Detroit: stories behind the Motor City's majestic ruins by Dan Austin ; photography by Sean Doerr
Forgotten landmarks of Detroit by Dan Austin
Brick Shakespeare: the tragedies— Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar by as told and illustrated by John McCann, Monica Sweeney, and Becky Thomas
Brick Shakespeare: the comedies— A midsummer night's dream, The tempest, Much ado about nothing, and The taming of the shrew by as told and illustrated by John McCann, Monica Sweeney, and Becky Thomas
Macbeth by a graphic novel adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds ; based on the play by William Shakespeare
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
Stratford Zoo midnight revue presents: Macbeth by written by Ian Lendler ; art by Zack Giallongo ; colors by Alisa Harris
The best offer [videodisc] by produced by Isabella Cocuzza, Arturo Paglia ; written & directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
My mother's smile [videodisc] by New Yorker Films presents a film with Filmalbatros and Rai Cinema
Lust for life [videodisc] by Metro Goldwyn Mayer
The mill & the cross [videodisc] by Kino Lorber presents ; an Angelus Silesius production ; written by Michael Francis Gibson & Lech Majewski ; directed and produced by Lech Majewski
Frida [videodisc] by Miramax Films presents in association with Margaret Rose Perenchio a Ventanarose production in association with Lions Gate Films, a film by Julie Taymor
Vintage crafts: 75 do-it-yourself decorating projects using candles, colors, and other flea market finds by author & photograher: Clara Lidström ; translated by Anette Cantagallo
Sweet paper crafts: 25 simple projects to brighten your life by Mollie Greene ; photographs by J. Aaron Greene
The complete book of home crafts: projects for adventurous beginners by edited by Carine Tracanelli
Fun family crafts by Kelly Doust
In love with paper crafts by [editor-in-chief, Jennifer Schaerer]
A life of Picasso. Volume 3, 1917-1932 by John Richardson ; with the collaboration of Marilyn McCully
Van Gogh: the life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
Andy Warhol by Wayne Koestenbaum
Leonardo da Vinci: flights of the mind by Charles Nicholl
Michelangelo: a biography by George Bull
The unknown Matisse: a life of Henri Matisse, the early years, 1869-1908 by Hilary Spurling
Who says you shouldn't write in a book? Come to our Book Transformation program on, Monday, July 13, 2:00-3:00 PM, and -- in the spirit of Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett's Battle Bunny -- we'll take ordinary children's books and make them extraordinary by changing text, adding visuals, and making other alterations. This program is for ages 9-12. Registration for this program is required and begins June 25.
Image: Cycle by M.C.Escher, 1938
Image: Marilyn by Andy Warhol, 1967
Image: Number 1 by Jackson Pollack, 1948
See sights from a galaxy far, far away when Chris Trevas -- an official Star Wars artist who has provided illustrations for a variety of books, games, guidebooks and other products -- drops out of hyper-space and into CPL on May 4, 7:00-8:00 PM. No registration is required.
Boba Fett by Chris Trevas
Hot on the heels of the theatrical release of "Into the Woods" and the current release of "Cinderella", this show is made up of short scenes from many popular musicals such as Beauty and the Beast, the Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, the Wizard of Oz and more. Please join us in watching the magic unfold on Friday, May 1 from 4:30-5:30PM in the Community Room...Be Our Guest!
[Devin & Hayato by SeanMolln is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
General STEAM sitesCareer Aisle Elementary and Middle School: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
(Elementary & Junior High) Want to get a job some day in a STEM field? Explore career opportunities here.
(Elementary) Explore a virtual museum with games, shows, and live interactions.
Girls in STEM
(Upper Elementary - Junior High) Explore this guide (primarily for middle school girls but useful to others) that includes STEM sites, books, and organizations.
(Elementary - High School) Engage your curiosity and imagination about STEM and other subjects through a variety of media.
SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY sitesCode.org
(Elementary - High School) Gain coding skills through guided activities.