What is means for patrons: you will still be able to open your old files, and we hope you will enjoy the updated look of the software. You can visit GCFLearnFree.org or Microsoft Technet's to learn more about this software, or attend any of our MS Office computer classes, which as of April will feature the 2013 versions of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
- Easier browser-based reading on your PC or Mac
- Single account for RBdigital reading list AND app
- New Zinio for Libraries app makes it easier to find your reading list
New directions will be added to our emedia page soon!
...and coming this spring/summer:
- Browser-based reading for mobile devices
- Improved access for Kindle Fire users
No registration required, just drop in!
A fun way for kids in grades 2-5 to learn new things. Our focus this month is on math as we celebrate International Pi Day. Pi is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet, but it is best known as the symbol used to name a mathematical relationship. Join us on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3:14 PM to learn more. Program lasts one hour. Registration is required.
Image by Marian Sigler [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons
The Canton Public Library is not responsible for damage to any patron device.
Chilton Library offers car maintenance, repair and recall information online. A great resource for those small jobs, or for pricing out larger ones! A newly-added Labor Time Lookup Tool is now available to help you to estimate repair bills.
For future auto repair professionals, Chilton also offers sample quizzes for popular ASE Certification tests.
Chilton Library is just one of the valuable resources for vehicle owners available on our databases page.
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.
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
An event in autumn by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case.
The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession by Dana Goldstein. Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?
A share in death by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series. It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.
The upgrade to cables and switches in our main network facility will allow us to monitor and address network issues more efficiently, minimizing future interruptions and downtime for patrons and staff. Thank you for your patience.
with Microsoft Excel 2010.
Registration required. Prerequisite: Mouse and keyboarding skills.
Join us Friday August 22 10:00 am.
The emedia link on our website offers numerous options to
get eLectrified for the summer. You can earn a Connect Your Summer eLectrified badge by reading a
book, swiping through a magazine, downloading music or streaming TV shows and
movies, all on your device and free through one of our emedia subscriptions. Each app operates on the Kindle Fire, the iPad/iPhone and any Android device (other devices may vary). Take a moment and sign-up for:
hoopla (TV, movies, music, audiobooks)
Overdrive (eBooks and audiobooks)
Get eLectrified today!
The Artist's Toolkit: Visual Elements and Principles
Cosmos. Episode I [videodisc]: a personal journey by Cosmos Studios
A brief history of time [videodisc] by directed by Errol Morris
400 years of the telescope [videodisc]: a journey of science, technology and thought by producer and director, Kris Koenig
The inexplicable universe [videodisc]: unsolved mysteries by Neil deGrasse Tyson
The universe. The complete season five [videodisc] by produced by Flight 33 Productions for History Television Network productions
Kidpreneur offers an environment for learning skills in coding, robotics, web design and more that is taught by top practitioners with real-world experience. By providing a space that encourages entrepreneurship, mentoring young thinkers, and collaboration, Kidpreneur cultivates a community of like-minded kids united by common goals, similar interests, and the occassional gaming challenges.
Parents and kids grades 4-8 (for 2014-15) are welcome and encouraged to attend an information and demonstration session about FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge. East Middle School robotics teams and student built robots will be available for demonstration.
FIRST – For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is designed to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders. It combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.
Come and learn how you can participate in these FIRST fun and educational activities.
Event Information: Thursday, June 12 from 6:30-8:30 PM, Community Room