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News and events, June 2017
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Your Best Summer Ever Starts at the Library

This summer use the library to have fun, learn new things and create amazing memories. Come in and register for Connect Your Summer, our summer reading program, and get a StoryBox to launch you on a summer of experiences, exploration and engagement. Our program is designed for patrons of all ages and there is no residency restriction. Dates to note:

  • June 1 Connect Your Summer Begins
  • June 19 Official Launch Day, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • August 19 End of Summer Party, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Liberty Fest Closure Schedule

Liberty Fest, Canton's largest community celebration, takes place in Heritage Park June 15-17. The library will close June 15 at 6:00 PM, and remain closed all day June 16 and 17. Park for free in our lot and enjoy the fireworks, carnival rides, games and live music.

Secondhand Prose June Specials

The Friends of the Canton Public Library operate a bookstore in the library, right next to the Internet Lab. Stop in and pick up best-selling books, DVDs and other media for bargain prices. During the month of June, buy two sports books and get one free. Planning a lot of beach reading? Stock up during the monthly bag sale, June 23-26, and fill a bag with books for just $6.

Books & Reading
Book discussions, programs and culture
Children's Programs
Literacy, STEM, crafts and fun for kids
Ongoing Groups
Clubs, groups, drop-in gatherings for everyone
Teens & Tweens
Programs and activities for ages 11 and up
Storytime
Babies, Preschool and Family-style literacy building
Adult Programs
Tech, business, hobbies, entertainment and more

BOOK DISCUSSIONS
Adult Contemporary Book Discussion
The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
June 19, 7:00-8:00 PM

Canton Senior Book Discussion
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
June 22, 2:00-3:00 PM

Advanced ELL Reading Group
June 9 and 23, noon-1:00 PM
ELL Reading Group
June 2, 9, 23, 20, noon-1:00 PM
Lunch and a Book
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
June 8, noon-1:00 PM

Nonfiction Book Group
Oneida: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-set Table by Ellen Wayland-Smith
June 24, 10:00-11:00 AM

STORYTIMES
Canton Farmer's Market Storytime
June 11, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
July 16, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
August 13, 9:00-1:00 PM

Wings of Wonder Storytime
June 21, 10:00-10:45 AM
July 5, 7:00-7:45 PM
July 13, 10:00-10:45 AM
July 25, 7:00-7:45 PM
August 2, 10:00-10:45 AM
August 7, 7:00-7:45 PM
August 18 10:00-10:45 AM

Special Needs Storytime
June 24, 4:00-4:30 PM
Baby and Toddler Sensory Playtime
July 6, 10:00-10:45 AM
August 10, 10:00-10:45 AM

TEEN PROGRAMS

Minecraft
June 13, 4:30-6:00 PM; registration required
CYS Kick Off
June 19, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
International Day of Yoga
June 21, 3:30-4:15 PM
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
June 21, 7:00-8:00 PM
Tie Dye
June 22, 10:00-11:00 AM
Flying Aces Frisbee Masters
June 22, 2:00-3:00 PM
Movie Madness: Harry Potter Celebration Day
June 26
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 2:00-4:15 PM

Chess Plus Tournament
July 8, 2:00-4:00 PM
Giant Spirograph
July 15, 10:00-11:00 AM
CPL Escape Room
July 19, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
July 19, 7:00-8:00 PM
Zine Maker Workshop
July 19, 7:00-8:00 PM; registration required
Magician Cam Zvara
July 25, 2:00-3:00 PM
Ice Cream Maker Space
July 28 11:30 AM-noon OR 1:30-2:15 PM OR 3:30-4:15 PM; registration required
Lumi Sun and Shadow Tees
July 29, 1:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Pokemon Card Battle
August 2, 7:00-8:00 PM
Baby Jumping
August 9, 2:00-3:00 PM
World Lizard Day
August 14, 2:00-3:00 PM
Spheros
August 15, 3:00-4:30 PM; registration required
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
August 16, 7:00-8:00 PM
CYS Final Party
August 19, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21, 2:00-3:00 PM

TWEEN PROGRAMS
Minecraft
June 13, 4:30-6:00 PM; registration required
CYS Kick Off
June 19, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
Quidditch
June 20, 6:30-8:00 PM; registration required
International Day of Yoga
June 21, 3:30-4:15 PM
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
June 21, 7:00-8:00 PM
Tie Dye
June 22, 10:00-11:00 AM
Flying Aces Frisbee Masters
June 22, 2:00-3:00 PM
Super STEAM: HTML
June 23, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Movie Madness: Harry Potter Celebration Day
June 26
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 2:00-4:15 PM

Super STEAM: Industrial Design
July 6, 7:00-8:30 PM; registration required
Chess Plus Tournament
July 8, 2:00-4:00 PM
Giant Spirograph
July 15, 10:00-11:00 AM
CPL Escape Room
July 19, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
July 19, 7:00-8:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club
July 24, 7:00-8:00 PM
Magician Cam Zvara
July 25, 2:00-3:00 PM
Ice Cream Maker Space
July 28 11:30 AM-noon OR 1:30-2:15 PM OR 3:30-4:15 PM; registration required
Lumi Sun and Shadow Tees
July 29, 1:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Coding with Lightbot
July 31, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Pokemon Card Battle
August 2, 7:00-8:00 PM
Baby Jumping
August 9, 2:00-3:00 PM
Super STEAM: Sound Frequencies of a DJ
August 10, 7:00-8:30 PM; registration required
World Lizard Day
August 14, 2:00-3:00 PM
Spheros
August 15, 3:00-4:30 PM; registration required
Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Battle
August 16, 7:00-8:00 PM
CYS Final Party
August 19, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21, 2:00-3:00 PM

ONGOING GROUPS
Adult Writers' Group
June 10, 2:00-3:00 PM
Board Gaming League
June 3, noon-5:45 PM
July 1, noon-5:45 PM
August 5, noon-5:45 PM

Drop in E-book Help
Every Friday, 10:00-11:00 AM
ELL Conversation Group Thursday
Every Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM
ELL Conversation Group Friday
Every Friday, 9:30-11:00 AM
Parenting the Montessori Way
June 10, 3:00-4:00 PM
Starfish Family Services
June 12, 6:30-8:30 PM
July 10, 6:30-8:30 PM
August 14, 6:30-8:30 PM

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Saturday STEM 
June 3, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Book Buzz
June 6, 7:00-8:00 PM
Minecraft
June 13, 4:30-6:00 PM; registration required
CYS Kick Off
June 19, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
Visit with Little Critter
June 20, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Quidditch
June 20, 6:30-8:00 PM; registration required
International Day of Yoga
June 21, 3:30-4:15 PM
Tie Dye
June 22, 10:00-11:00 AM
Flying Aces Frisbee Masters
June 22, 2:00-3:00 PM
Movie Madness: Harry Potter Celebration Day
June 26
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 2:00-4:15 PM

Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club
June 26, 7:00-8:00 PM
Pokemon Party
June 27, 2:00-3:30 PM
Honeybee Storytime with Bob the Bee Man
June 27, 7:00-8:15 PM
Guiness World Records: Can You Break It?
June 28, 2:00-3:00 PM
Dance Your Fanny Off
June 28, 7:00-7:30 PM
Junior Writers' Workshop
June 29, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration
Summer Movie Madness:The LEGO Batman Movie
July 7, 2:00-4:00 PM
Chess Plus Tournament
July 8, 2:00-4:00 PM
K-Club: Sense a Story
July 11, 11:00 AM-noon
Puppet Extravaganza
July 13, 2:00-3:00 PM
Summer Movie Madness: The Red Turtle
July 14, 2:00-4:00 PM
Giant Spirograph
July 15, 10:00-11:00 AM
Dance Your Fanny Off
July 17, 10:00-10:30 AM
Tuesdays are Terrific: Kerfuffles
July 18, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
LEGO Bingo
July 20, 1:00-3:00 PM
Summer Movie Madness: SING!
July 24, 2:00-4:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club
July 24, 7:00-8:00 PM
Magician Cam Zvara
July 25, 2:00-3:00 PM
Monster Mayhem
July 26, 2:00-3:00 PM
Junior Writers' Workshop
July 27, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Ice Cream Maker Space
July 28 11:30 AM-noon OR 1:30-2:15 PM OR 3:30-4:15 PM; registration required
Mini-Minecraft
July 29, 10:00-11:00 AM; registration required
Saturday STEM
July 29, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Coding with Lightbot
July 31, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Pokemon Card Battle
August 2, 7:00-8:00 PM
Summer Movie Madness: Moana
August 3, 10:00 AM-noon
Dance Your Fanny Off
August 8, 10:00-10:45 AM
Saturday STEM
August 12, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
World Lizard Day
August 14, 2:00-3:00 PM
Minecraft
August 16, 2:00-3:30 PM; registration required
Junior Writers' Workshop
August 17, 2:00-3:00 PM; registration required
Summer Movie Madness: Trolls
August 18, 2:00-4:00 PM
CYS Final Party
August 19, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21, 1:30-2:30 PM
K-Club: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
August 22, 11:00 AM-noon; registration required
Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club
August 28, 7:00-8:00 PM

ADULT PROGRAMS

TECH SKILLS
Drop in E-book Help
Every Friday, 10:00-11:00 AM
Basic Skill Lab for Beginners
June 10, 9:00-11:00 AM
July 8, 9:00-11:00 AM
August 12, 9:00-11:00 AM
ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Trivia Night at the Library
June 14, 6:30-8:30 PM
Cereal Box Scrapbooks
June 20, 7:00-8:30 PM; registration required
International Day of Yoga
June 21, 3:30-4:15 PM
Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit's Best Chip
June 29, 7:00-8:00 PM
Butterfly Yoga
July 11, 7:00-8:00 PM
Avoiding Home Repair Scams
July 19, 6:00-7:00 PM
Chocolate Around the World
July 25, 7:00-8:00 PM
Make Your Own Dream Catcher
August 1, 7:00-8:00 PM; registration required
Trivia Night at the Library
August 9, 6:30-9:00 PM
CYS Final Party
August 19, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
August 21, 2:00-3:00 PM
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