|Monday||9 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Tuesday||9 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Thursday||9 a.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Sunday||1 - 6 p.m.|
401 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
517-367-6350 or 517-367-6363 (please listen to menu options)
Head Librarian: Michele Brussow
Paid daytime parking is available at City of Lansing meters, lots and ramps; these are free on weekends and after 6 p.m. on weekdays.
This special collection includes books and books on CDs with accompanying reading material.
The Friends of Lansing Libraries run this used book store located in the basement. Available items include a variety of used books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. Open to the public on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m.; Fridays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Our extensive English for Speakers of Other Languages collection includes an online software program, books, CDs and DVDs.
The Forest Parke Library & Archives serves as a repository and steward for CADL's local history collection, including books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, film and more. Items cannot be checked out but the collection is open to the public by appointment.
We offer language learning material, including an online software program, books, CDs and eBooks.
Our meeting rooms are available for public use. Our auditorium seats 95 and we have a few other rooms that seat anywhere from 25 to 50. If you are interested in reserving space, please call or visit the branch for an application. Make sure to allow enough time when planning your event as our rooms are in high demand.
For additional details, please review our Meeting Room Policy.
Three Study rooms are available on the 2nd floor. Rooms are equipped with table(s), chairs, a whiteboard and power outlets. Users must have a current Capital Area District Libraries card that is in good standing at the time of room use. Rooms may not be reserved, they are available on a “first come first served” basis. Rooms may be used up to two hours a day.
For mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance, please call the library. Requests need to be made at least two weeks before a scheduled event.
Our World Language collection includes books, magazines, movies and music in over 17 different languages.
A patron fax service is available for in-library use. This easy to use fax machine is completely self-serve, requiring only a MC/VISA, AM Ex or Discover card (no cash is accepted).
Faxing is $1.75 for the first page and $1 for each page thereafter for US/Caribbean faxes. International fees are double. The machine does not accept incoming faxes.
If your device is connected to the Internet, you can print your documents at CADL! To pick up your prints, use the Print Release Terminal inside the corresponding library within 24 hours. Visit the Print Anywhere page for more info.
Privacy screens, trackball mouses and large print keyboards can all be requested from library staff.