Join us on October 3 at 7:00 PM to get your questions answered.
Everything begins and ends at the Kentucky Club by stories by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Salt, sugar, fat: how the food giants hooked us by Michael Moss
The sisters brothers [sound recording] by Patrick Dewitt
The Confessions of Al Capone by Loren D. Estleman
Common sense by Thomas Paine
1776 by David McCullough
Founding brothers: the revolutionary generation by Joseph J. Ellis
The Declaration of Independence by illustrated and inscribed by Sam Fink
Animal farm by George Orwell ; preface by Russell Baker ; introduction by C.M. Woodhouse
1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm
The Star-Spangled Banner by Spier, Peter
Benjamin Franklin [large print] by Edmund S. Morgan
Bunker Hill [large print]: a city, a siege, a revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
The killer angels [Large print] by Michael Shaara
Samuel Adams [Large print]: a life by Ira Stoll
The Americans: the national experience by Daniel J. Boorstin
The photograph and the American dream, 1840-1940 by Foreword, William Jefferson Clinton ; American notes, Charles Dickens; essays, Stephen White and Andreas Blühm
Eyes of the nation: a visual history of the United States by Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; with Alan Brinkley
Witness to America: an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today by Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]
The May/June 2013 issue of Michigan Municipal League's The Review focuses on growing old in Michigan. Are communities ready to handle the growing number of older adult residents? Over half of Michigan's residents are now over the age of 50. How will the needs of young and old be balanced? Are they really that different?
Every man in this village is a liar [Large print]: an education in war by Megan K. Stack
The American Revolution [Large print]: a history by Gordon S. Wood
Victory at Yorktown [Large print]: the campaign that won the Revolution by Richard M. Ketchum
The zookeeper's wife [Large print]: a war story by Diane Ackerman
Last flag down [Large print]: the epic journey of the last Confederate warship by John Baldwin and Ron Powers
At the center of the storm [Large print]: my years at the CIA by George Tenet
What a way to spend a war [Large print]: Navy nurse POWs in the Philippines by Dorothy Still Danner
Note: This is an instruction booklet, it does not contain tax forms.
Nancy's presentation, attached here as a .pdf, gave the Board good background on checkouts of our materials by patrons of other libraries, and I hope that you find it useful and interesting, also.
Eva M. Davis, Director
Detroit: an American autopsy by Charlie LeDuff. Mr. LeDuff, a FOX2 television journalist, will discuss his book at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00PM.
Citizen soldier: a life of Harry S. Truman by Aida D. Donald
Do the movies have a future? by David Denby
The eve of destruction: how 1965 transformed America by James T. Patterson
The presidents club: inside the world's most exclusive fraternity by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
The racketeer [Large Print] by John Grisham
Hummingbird Lake: an Eternity Springs novel by Emily March
Waging heavy peace: a hippie dream by Neil Young
Canton Seniors, residents over the age of 55, might be eligible for free assistance preparing their 2012 tax forms at http://www.canton-mi.org/webevent/scripts/webevent.plx?cmd=showevent;token=guest;eventID=12935. Call 734-394-5485 to make an appointment. Tax preparation will begin on February 5.
The reality of our planet is we are an aging society. Soon over half the global population will be over the age of 50. This is unprecedented in human history. What will this mean to society? A new PBS documentary is in the works, Coming of Age in America. It will look at where we live, how we work, and what impact will this have on the world. Watch your local PBS station for broadcast times.