July 19, 2012 | barkerm
July 19, 2012 | barkerm
Picasso’s Melancholy Woman returns to the DIA this summer after being on loan to several prestigious museums. In celebration of its return, the DIA is hosting Five Spanish Masterpieces by the likes of Goya, El Greco, Dali and more. The exhibit actually contains much more than just five masterworks.
We're also celebrating our participation in the DIA Inside|Out project, that is. Have you seen our lovely Young Woman with a Violin by Italian artist Orazio Gentileschi?
July 18, 2012 | welz
On Thursday, August 23 from 9:30-11:30 AM join Starfish Family Services as they present Back Yard Science: the components of the preschool scientific method and strategies to support learning. Children are welcome as Starfish provides licensed daycare in the Purple Room during the workshop.
July 16, 2012 | welz
New Homeschooler Meet & Greet — August 20, 6:45-8:45 PM.
If you’re new to homeschooling or just thinking about it, join us for an evening packed full of information and answers. There will be a short presentation by veteran homeschoolers along with a librarian briefing on what resources and support the library has to offer in this area. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with current homeschoolers to ask any questions they may have and obtain information on co-ops, support groups, classes etc. You’ll leave feeling encouraged, excited, and connected, and you'll be armed with information and resources to help start the year strong.
This program is sponsored by CHEPA (Christian Home Educators Parents Association) in partnership with the Canton Public Library. Please RSVP to Cheri Pelic (email@example.com or 248-349-5447.
July 16, 2012 | welz
How do I decide what classes my student needs for high school? How do I count credits? Can my child attend college if he's homeschooled? And, what about the prom?
Families thinking about homeschooling through high school often have these questions and many more. Join us on Monday, August 27 from 6:45-8:45 PM as we come together to ask and answer questions about homeschooling through high school. We'll hear from families who have successfully made it through the high school years (and gone on to college success) as well as families who are currently in the process. If you are approaching the high school years in your homeschool, already in the high school years, or just thinking about homeschooling high school, join us for a night of answers!
This program is sponsored by the CHEPA (Christian Home Educators Parents Association) in partnership with the Canton Public Library. Please RSVP to Cheri Pelic (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 248-349-5447.
July 13, 2012 | madame librarian
Looking for activities to do with your grandchildren? You could…
- Sign up for Canton Public Library's Connect Your Summer reading program
- Bring your grandchildren to one of the many activities Canton Public Library offers for children
- Start a book club for grandparents and grandkids
There are probably other grandparents taking care of their grandchildren this summer in your neighborhood who would be interested. Canton Public Library offers CTT Book Discussion Kits for children, tweens, and teens.
July 10, 2012 | welz
This unique program combines interactive storytelling, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments. From 2:00-3:00 PM on Friday, July 13, The Storytellers present music and instruments from the Caribbean, West Africa, North America, Brazil, Australia and other countries. Children will be invited to play various instruments at this memorable storytelling concert.
July 9, 2012 | welz
On Monday, July 9 from 7:00-8:00 PM, Jim McKinney of the Golden Griffon Stringtet will instruct us on and "call out" a litany of traditional folk dances. This lively, energetic and very fun program harks back to a different time when do-si-dos and sashays were the hot new thing. Costumes optional. Come join the fun!
June 26, 2012 | barkerm
Adult librarian, Joyce Simowski, shares her vast knowledge of international murder mysteries. Come learn about new authors and new detectives who are sure to intrigue you and fill your summer afternoons lounging around the pool and reading. Joyce will have lists to share on July 23 at 7:00 PM.
June 20, 2012 | welz
On Friday, June 29 starting at 10:00 AM, join us in the Community Room to learn how to create a number of awesome paper airplanes, but it doesn't stop there. The kind folks at the Michigan Institute of Aviation and Technology (MIAT) will discuss how and why we fly and fire up one of their real jet engines in the west side parking lot. How cool is that? This program is recommended for patrons aged eight and up. In case of rain, the program will remain in the Community Room.