November 30, 2012 | barkerm
You have made your commitment to Canton Township's 100 Days to Health. Biggest Loser Contestant, Buddy Shuh shares the triumph of losing 163 pounds while overcoming the grief of losing his baby daughter. Buddy's spiritual journey is told in his book, The Story of Bella. Buddy will be speaking as well as selling and signing copies on Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 PM.
November 7, 2012 | barkerm
'Tis the season of good will, families, shopping and scam artists! Sergeant Pat Sullivan of the Canton Public Safety Department, will share ways to avoid identity theft, especially during this busy holiday shopping season. He will also discuss how to "Take Charge" if it does happen to you.
Join us for this important evening on Thursday, December 6th at 7:00 PM.
October 9, 2012 | barkerm
Portraits of Service is a moving, emotional book by local author Robert H. Miller. It is also an award-winning record of the stories and faces of veterans of many different wars. In 2012, it was awarded the Outstanding Book of the Year. Miller is currently traveling the country and the world as his book is creating a stir worldwide. Join us to celebrate our local veterans (some of whom are included in the book) on November 15 at 7:00 PM in the library's Community Room. Bring your American pride and a hanky.
July 3, 2012 | madame librarian
Actor Andrew Samuel 'Andy' Griffith (June 1, 1926-July 3, 2012) died today at his Dare County, North Carolina home. Most fans will remember him as television icon, Sheriff Andy Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show or lawyer Ben Matlock in Matlock. Before television, though, there were screen performances such as his chilling performance in A Face in the Crowd as malevolent drifter 'Lonesome' Rhodes, a country singer who rises to fame as a television performer/singer. In 1997, Griffith won a Grammy for Best Southern Country, Bluegrass and Gospel Album, and in 2007 was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Turner Classic Movies will feature Andy Griffith films throughout Wednesday, July 18.
April 27, 2012 | madame librarian
May is Older Americans Month and this year's theme is Never Too Old to Play. Canton Public Library offers several opportunities to play in May. On Thursday, May 3 view the new documentary Honor Flight Michigan. Travel with a group of Michigan's World War II veterans to Washington, DC, visit the National World War II Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, and catch up with old war buddies. The Canton Seniors Book Group meets on Wednesday, May 23 to discuss the 2012 Everyone's Reading selection, Lethal by Sandra Brown and on Thursday, May 24 sing along with former New Christy Minstrels member, Jackie Davidson and her partner, Gary Brandt as they sing the good old songs again.
April 18, 2012 | fawcettl
American icon Dick Clark died Wednesday from a massive heart attack. Nicknamed "America's oldest teenager", Clark was best known for hosting American Bandstand. His successful production company was responsible for many other famous television shows like $25,000 Pyramid and TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes. Dick Clark was the most famous host of the annual New Year's Rockin Eve program with millions tuning in each December 31st to watch him ring in the new year.
March 9, 2012 | chitra rout