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New Books for Kids

Picture Books

The abandoned lighthouse by Albert Lamb; illustrated by David McPhail

Stellar stargazer! by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser

The bedtime book for dogs by Bruce Littlefield; illustrated by Paul S. Heath

Local Bookstores and Summer Author Talks

Local Bookstores

Summer Author Talks

More events to come.

Ann Patchett will be promoting State of Wonder at McLean & Eakin Bookstore in Petoskey on Monday, June 20 at Noon.

Book-club-in-a-bag Kits for All Ages

Book-Club-in-a-Bag is designed to help you hold your own book discussion with friends or colleagues. Each kit contains:
  • 8 copies of a particular book
  • Material to facilitate conversations

Kits can be checked out for 8 weeks, and cannot be renewed. The library has book-club-in-a-bag kits for adults and children, such as:

Adults

Mennonite in a little black dress: a memoir of going home by Rhoda Janzen

Believe it or Not! CPL Has Programs for Readers

Children's Programs

Tween Programs

Travel Books for Kids

The adventures of Marco and Polo by Dieter Wiesmüller; translated from the German by Beate Peter

All aboard!: a traveling alphabet by concept by Chris L. Demarest; illustrated by Bill Mayer

Bee & Bird by Craig Frazier

How to travel with grownups by Elizabeth Bridgman; pictures by Eleanor Hazard

Websites for Travelers

Deal Sites

  • Expedia — Expedia is a great travel website worth visiting when you are planning a trip. It provides vacation packages, cruises and even helps you build your travel online primarily because it is also a travel agency
  • Hotwire — Hotwire is a robust site that offers some of the best travel deals available. Also Hotwire partners offer unsold inventory at big savings
  • Hostel World — A huge portfolio of hostels is offered on this site. This is one of the most comprehensive sites for budget accommodations
  • Kayak — The only place you need to search for discounted airfare is Kayak.

Travel to These Library Programs

All Ages Programs

Children's Programs

Tween and Teen Programs

Entertainment in the Community

Michigan Philharmonic

Formerly the Plymouth/Canton Symphony Orchestra. Check out their site for more details.
EventDateLocation
Celebrate AmericaSaturday, July 2Kellogg Park, Plymouth
Fairy Tale FestivalSaturday, July 23Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores

Monday Night Music in the Village

Brought to you by Canton Leisure Services.

Entertaining Library Programs

Children's Programs

Tween Programs