The Madonnas of Leningrad: a novel by Debra Dean — (September 22, 2010) — You can pick up a copy of this book at the Adult Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 25.
June is Audiobook Month! Join our "green" friends to celebrate this occasion. Choose a format that suits you — books on CD, MP3-CD, Playaway, downloadable, or cassette. Rest your eyes and let your ears do the reading!
- The Roar by Emma Clayton, read by Jane Collingwood. Recorded Books
- Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, read by Jenna Lamia and David Ledoux. Scholastic
- Stop in the Name of Pants! by Louise Rennison, read by Stina Nielsen. Recorded Books
- The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause, read by Ali Ahn. Recorded Books
- This Full House by Virginia Euwer Wolff, read by Heather Alicia Simms.
For each level you will read writers from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America (includes Central America) and South America within 2010. Each level becomes progressively more difficult (i.e. more books to read to satisfy the requirements). Jakobsen provides a wonderful list of reading suggestions for each continent.
The top five most downloaded titles from CPL's eBook collection for April 2010 are:
This year’s Older Americans Month theme — Age Strong! Live Long! — recognizes the diversity and vitality of today’s older Americans who span three generations. They have lived through wars and hard times, as well as periods of unprecedented prosperity.
- May 18 in East Lansing
- May 20 in Marquette
A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell is the 2010 Winner of The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award.
No registration required.
In conjunction with several Metro Detroit communities, Canton Public Library offers a variety of events including a book talk, book discussions, and a personal appearance by Scott Turow on Wednesday, April 14 at the Village Theater at Cherry Hill. For a chance to win a pair of tickets to hear Mr. Turow in person go to your patron record and register for the ticket drawing.
Eleventh hour : an FBI thriller by Catherine Coulter
Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy
The shadow side by Linda Castillo
A perfect evil by Alex Kava
The body in the bouillon by Katherine Hall Page
Chocolate chip cookie mystery by Joanne Fluke