Boy! I can’t wait for March to get here. Why? Because March is Reading Month! And Reading Month means First Grade Round Up! This is the 18th year the Children’s Tween and Teen Services Librarians will host first grade classes from local schools. And I haven’t missed one yet! Kids get a tour of the library and meet my Giraffe friends Caribou and Rafiki. Then they make a craft and see a really funny puppet show. The best part of First Grade Round Up is that each First Grader gets a library card and checks out a book that day
These eight stations are for kids and their parents, and have the Microsoft Office suite as well as games and Internet access. Kids and parents can surf with or next to each other, or parents can get things done while kids play games or do homework.
That Lucas Grabeel (Ryan of HSM fame) starred in a little known 2008 film called The Adventures of Food Boy. He plays Ezra, who learns (at a rather inopportune time) that he has the power to make food appear in his hands. Like every super hero, Ezra struggles to decide whether he will use his powers to benefit himse
Find books about Pluto in our library catalog, or search for Pluto in one of the databases available on our Kids’ Homework Help page.
If you're interested in discussing a great book with other Tweens over a pizza lunch, look no further than our monthly Tween Book & Pizza Club! February's selection is The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. This month's program is scheduled for 1pm on February 28, and registration begins at 9am this Saturday (February 14). Hope to see you there!
- Cards and Crafts for Valentine's Day
Craft projects fro preschool, kindergarten and elementary school children.
- Funschool Valentine’s Day Activity Center
You'll find games, crafts, jokes and e-cards at this site from the Kaboose network.
- Lil' Valentine
We've added two new titles to our comics collection. Tiny Titans by Art Baltazar and Franco features tales of your favorite miniature superheroes, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch by Tania del Rio, chronicles the adventures of Sabrina and her friends. What sort of mischief will they conjure up this time? Stop in the Tween section of the library and find out.
Valentine's Day is coming up! Do you want to make some fun and festive food to celebrate the holiday? We have many cookbooks that will show you ways to surprise your favorite people.
Tweens are invited to join us for a party based on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. We’ll have wimpy snacks, play wimpy games and make a wimpy craft. Registration begins on January 29th. Thursd
All handcrafters of all skill levels are welcome. If you'd like to learn how, bring some needles and yarn and chances are someone will be happy to teach you. Bring your works-in-progress and your finished objects to show off! Knit Night is a casual, friendly evening, so drop in for some good conversation and handcrafting.
Looking for a resource to help you with a Black History Month assignment? We have collected many on-line resources to help you find biographies, images, timelines and quizes.
There are many ways to show your love for the Canton Public Library. Check out materials, volunteer with our Friends, take part in our programs, or make a donation to our Endowment Fund. One of easiest ways to show your love is to tell us what we’re doing right! Send compliments or suggestions through our website form, or comment on this post and share what you love most about your library.
It's not too late to sign up for this month's Tween Book and Pizza!
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
February 12, 7 p.m.
If you enjoyed the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books by Jeff Kinney, you’ll love this program.
Register online beginning October 28.
Ages: 5th and 6th graders
Date and Time: November 11 at 5:00 - 5:45 pm