Ford Road Art Sculptures — Public Art on Ford Road
Belle Isle Public Art Exhibit — June 18-24 on Belle Isle
Pure Michigan's Art Galleries Listing — hundreds of galleries, fairs, and exhibits
Detroit Institute of Arts — A world-class art museum in Detroit
The art book for children by text by Amanda Renshaw and Gilda Williams Ruggi
How to read a work of art by Laura J. Hensley
Art that moves: animation around the world by John Bliss
Exploring the life, myth, and art of India by Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad
How to draw animation by Christopher Hart
How to draw comics the marvel way by Stan Lee and John Buscema
Scared!: how to draw fantastic horror comic characters by Steve Miller and Bryan Baugh
Donna Kooler's encyclopedia of quilting by Kooler, Donna
Water, paper, paint: exploring creativity with watercolor and mixed media by Heather Smith Jones
Michigan PhilharmonicFormerly the Plymouth/Canton Symphony Orchestra. Check out their site for more details.
|Celebrate America||Saturday, July 2||Kellogg Park, Plymouth|
|Fairy Tale Festival||Saturday, July 23||Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores|
Monday Night Music in the VillageBrought to you by Canton Leisure Services.
- Fun in the Garden — June 27, 10:00-10:45AM
- Potato Play — June 29, 7:00-7:45PM
- Movie and Craft at Your Library — July 6, 10:00-10:45AM
- Puppet Show and Craft at Your Library — August 2, 10:00-10:45AM
- Marshmallow Madness — August 3, 2:00-2:45PM
- Adventures in Masks — August 8, 1:00-1:45PM
Tween and Teen Programs
- Manga Drawing Contest — June 20-July 31
- Creative Writing: Discovering Your Inner Voice (5 sessions) — June 25, 10:00-11:15AM
Taking a road trip with the family this summer? Need some tunes to entertain the little ones? Here are some great CDs for the car ride this summer:
Car songs: songs to sing anywhere by Dennis Buck
Here comes science by They Might Be Giants
City kid! by Joanie Leeds
Kidz bop 19 by Kidz Bop Kids
Hey Kids! Are you looking for some new songs to enjoy in the car? Or some great CDs along with which to sing? Then check out some of the new music we have at the library. There's a new CD by the Wiggles and some great Broadway music too!
Wiggles, the: ukulele baby by Wiggles
Spring into action this weekend with the Bunny Hop. Don't know what the Bunny Hop is? Check out some of these fun cd's and put on your dancing paws, I mean shoes.
Animal groove [sound recording] words & music by James Coffey
Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, April 2, International Children's Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books. This years theme, The Book Remembers, comes from Estonia. ICBD promotes the idea that children's books can help children learn about people from other countries, learn to appreciate and respect other cultures, and learn to get along with others. Here are some of the great books available to help you celebrate the day:
Ten little fingers and ten little toes by Mem Fox; illustrations by Helen Oxenbury
Create a funny, original opening sentence to the worst imaginary novel ever written to celebrate National Library Week. All ages and resident/nonresident patrons are eligible to participate. Vote below for your favorite: the top 3 winners received a $25 gift card to Applebee's!
Elizabeth Taylor passed away today at the age of 79. She was well-known for her roles in prominent films, her illustrious marriages, and as an eccentric life-long celebrity. If you would like to rekindle memories of this wonderful actress, you can find the following at Canton Public Library:
Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience is a new 5 day series to present works created by the Kresge Eminent Artists and Artist Fellows. Dance program, musical performances, literary readings, workshops, panel discussions, public art and special exhibitions will be hosted throughout the Detroit Cultural Center.