Canton Public Library - Canton, MI http://www.cantonpl.org/ en-US Earth Day Events at CPL! http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/earth-day-events-0 <img title="Earth Day 2014" class="image image-preview" alt="Earth Day 2014" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/EarthDay2014.preview.png" height="171" width="200" style="float:right;" />We're celebrating Earth Day from April 21-24 and want you to join us! There will be events for everyone including:<br /><ul><li><a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/earth-week-poetry-fun">Earth Week Poetry</a> — Monday, April 21, 2:00-2:45 PM </li> <li><a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/great-lakes-zoological-society-meet-animals">Great Lakes Zoological Society</a> — Wednesday, April 23, 2:00-3:00 PM &amp; 3:00 - 4:00 PM </li> <li><a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/whale-fun">Earth Week Craft: Save the Whales</a> — Thursday, April 24, 2:00-3:00 PM </li> <li><a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/green-opportunities-city-detroit-program">Greening of Detroit</a> — Thursday, April 24, 7:00-8:00 PM </li> </ul><p><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';"></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:#1f497d;"></span></p><p></p> <p><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';"></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color:#1f497d;"></span></p><p></p> <p><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';"></span></p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/earth-day-events-0#comments Green/Environment day earth environment Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 kimba 68301 at http://www.cantonpl.org Green Cities http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/green-cities <img title="Earth Day" class="image image-preview" alt="Earth Day" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/EarthDay2014.preview.png" height="111" width="131" style="float:right;" /><br />Resources for <a href="http://www.earthday.org/">Earth Day 2014</a>:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1538624"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1538624.jpg" /></span>Small, gritty, and green: the promise of America's smaller industrial cities in a low-carbon world</a> by Catherine Tumber</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1440395"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1440395.jpg" /></span>Sustainable urbanism: urban design with nature</a> by Douglas Farr</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524927"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524927.jpg" /></span>Tomorrow's garden: design and inspiration for a new age of sustainable gardening</a> by text and photographs by Stephen Orr</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1443082"><span class="jacket"></span>Biking to work</a> by Rory McMullan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1389136"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1389136.jpg" /></span>Edens lost &amp; found: how ordinary citizens are restoring our great American cities: PBS series companion book</a> by Harry Wiland ... [et al.]</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1511599"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1511599.jpg" /></span>Reimagining Detroit: opportunities for redefining an American city</a> by John Gallagher</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1566814"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1566814.jpg" /></span>Revolution Detroit: strategies for urban reinvention</a> by John Gallagher</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1570133"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1570133.jpg" /></span>Terra nova: the new world after oil, cars, and suburbs</a> by Eric W. Sanderson, Wildlife Conservation Society</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524919"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524919.jpg" /></span>Garden up!: smart vertical gardening for small and large spaces</a> by Susan Morrison &amp; Rebecca Sweet</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568649"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568649.jpg" /></span>Urban gardening for dummies</a> by Paul Simon, Charlie Nardozzi, and the editors of the National Gardening Association</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1522184"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1522184.jpg" /></span>I garden: urban style</a> by Reggie Solomon and Michael Nolan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1525095"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1525095.jpg" /></span>The complete idiot's guide to urban homesteading</a> by Sundari Elizabeth Kraft</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1545247"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1545247.jpg" /></span>The essential urban farmer</a> by Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1472418"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1472418.jpg" /></span>Farm city: the education of an urban farmer</a> by Novella Carpenter</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467500"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467500.jpg" /></span>The backyard homestead</a> by edited by Carleen Madigan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1524925"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1524925.jpg" /></span>The homesteading handbook: a back to basics guide to growing your own food, canning, keeping chickens, generating your own energy, crafting, herbal medicine, and more</a> by Abigail R. Gehring</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1565891"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1565891.jpg" /></span>My backyard jungle: the adventures of an urban wildlife lover who turned his yard into habitat and learned to live with it</a> by James Barilla</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1576701"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1576701.jpg" /></span>The approaching great transformation: toward a livable post carbon economy</a> by Joel Magnuson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1479437"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1479437.jpg" /></span>200 best jobs for renewing America</a> by Laurence Shatkin and the editors at JIST</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/green-cities#comments Green/Environment Adults Seniors Non-fiction Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 SuzyQ 68523 at http://www.cantonpl.org STEM: Science for Tomorrow Workshops http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/stem-science-tomorrow-workshops <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/UMNHM%20logo.preview.jpg" width="200" height="105" style="float:right;" /><a href="http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ummnh/">The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History</a> will be presenting their Science for Tomorrow: STEM Career Workshops here at Canton Public Library. These programs are designed to introduce middle school students to STEM careers, show them who scientists really are and what they do, and provide them with practical tools for navigating high school, applying for college and achieving those careers.  <br />Through a series of four interactive workshops, students will get to meet the U-M faculty or alumni who work in the STEM related fields every day.  They are also given tools to help them take charge of their educational future and given assistance in setting realistic goals to get them into STEM fields in college.  <br />The program begins with a U-M campus visit in Ann Arbor for each student and one caregiver.  <strong>A bus will leave from Canton Public Library at 9 AM on Saturday, April 26. </strong>After a visit to a working science lab, campus tour, lunch with faculty and students and presentations by U-M admissions staff, the bus will return to the library around 3:00 PM.  <br />The program continues for 3 more workshops at the Canton Public Library on the days and times listed below. Space is limited. <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003814&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Registration for the bus ride to Ann Arbor also registers each student for the remaining workshop sesssions at the library. <br /></a> <ul><li><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003814&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">May 2, 4:00-5:00 PM </a> </li><li><span class="-a"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003814&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">May 9, 4:00-5:00 PM </a></span> </li><li><span class="-a"><span class="-a"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003814&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">May 16, 4:00-5:00 PM </a></span></span></li> </ul> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/stem-science-tomorrow-workshops#comments Education Mathematics Science Technology Tweens Programs Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:05:43 +0000 welz 68590 at http://www.cantonpl.org Greetings and Invitations with MS Publisher http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/greetings-and-invitations-ms-publisher <img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Publisher%20Invites.preview.jpg" alt="" style="float:right;" />Looking for an easy but affordable way to create greetings or invitations to all your spring and summer functions (think graduations and showers)? Learn how MS Publisher can help you make them! We'll also talk about how you can use the Mail Merge function to print out personally addressed envelopes. Prerequisite: Some experience with MS Word and Excel. <br /><br /> Join us in the I-Lab on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003768">Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM</a>. Registration required. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/greetings-and-invitations-ms-publisher#comments Adults Seniors Programs microsoft publisher Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Blogbrarian 68123 at http://www.cantonpl.org Cellography Portraits and Cell Phone Photos http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/cellography-portraits-and-cell-phone-photos <p><img style="float:right;width:138px;height:103px;" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/st2.preview.jpg" alt="" />On <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003781">Monday, April 28, 3:30-5:00 PM</a>, work with professional photographers Jack Kenny and Bob Mosher to learn about composition and light when taking photos. This hands-on workshop for middle and high school students will focus on taking portraits. Students should bring a digital camera or cell phone camera.</p> <p><img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/CantonCultureCommission.preview.png" alt="" style="float:right;" />Jack Kenny is a professional photographer best know for his extensive knowledge and photographs of Cuba and is a specialist in portraiture and studio photography. This program is presented in partnership with the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts &amp; Heritage.<br /><br /> Online registration is required.</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/cellography-portraits-and-cell-phone-photos#comments Teens Programs Acts of Culture Week Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 goldenl 68278 at http://www.cantonpl.org