Canning with Chef Mary Spencer

Culinary instructor Mary Spencer will answer all of your canning and preserving questions.  Mary has studied under the best, including Jacques Pepin, Milos Cihelka and many more. She has taught classes at Kitchen Glamour, Kitchen Witch, ABC Warehouse and now runs her own cooking school in Northville called Taste: A Cook's Place, LLC. Come learn Mary's lessons on saving our summer bounty on September 9 at 6:30 pm.

CYS Summer Movie Madness

You voted to earn your Curtain's Up On the Scene Badge, now come and watch the best summer movies of all time. We are pulling out all your favorite films to show on the big screen one right after another. Bring your own pillows, snacks, & blankets and join us Wednesday, August 26. Here is the schedule:

10:00 AM - The Lego Movie:  An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

2:00 PM - Despicable Me: When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.

7:00 PM - Marvel's the Avengers: Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Lip Sync Battle

You've probably seen the epic lip sync battles on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Or maybe you've watched LL Cool J host the show on Spike TV. Now you can show off your own lip sync skills and find out who is the top performer in Canton as we host a CYS Lip Sync Battle here at the library. Thursday July 30 at 7:00 PM. Registration is required. Participants are required to email song selection to by July 24.

Pinterest Live Potluck Edition

Do you have a Pinterest Board
overflowing with recipe ideas just waiting to be tried? Don’t wait for the next
occasion, pick a recipe, prepare it and bring it to the CPL Pinterest Live Potluck.
Share the recipe of choice with the Canton Public Library’s Pinterest Account and
we will post on the board created especially for this event. Next, prepare your appetizer,
beverage, dessert, casserole or other food item and bring it to the library on
July 16 at 7:00 PM. Bring enough for 15 people to taste as well as a list of
all ingredients.  Participants will spend
time sampling the food and sharing the experience of bringing a Pinterest pin
to life. Ages 12 & up. Registration required.

Best Bike Rides in Detroit and Ann Arbor

Join local author Rob Pulcipher, author of Best Bike Rides Detroit and Ann Arbor which describes 40 of the greatest recreational rides in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas. Rob will share his knowledge and identify the best road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides. Join us Tuesday July 7 at 7:00 PM.

Sherlock with Scott Monty

Join Scott Monty, Editor in Chief, Founder and Co-Host of I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere a website devoted to news and information about Sherlock Holmes in popular culture. Scott will share his passion for Sherlock Holmes as a character and discuss the evolution of this beloved character in popular culture. Join us June 25 at 7:00 PM.


Join us for an overview of Goodreads, the largest free web site for readers and book recommendations in the world. Imagine it as a large library that you can wander through and see everyone's bookshelves, their reviews and their ratings. You can also post your own reviews and catalog what you have read, are currently reading, and plan to read in the future. Join us June 29 at 7:00 PM.