March is Reading Month

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Each year CADL supports the national March is Reading Month initiative.

Studies show that children who read for fun are more likely to become lifelong learners. That’s why we’re partnering with the Early Childhood Literacy Coalition to host storybook character visits at our branches.


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March 16 • 1-3:30 p.m.
Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing
Performance time: 1:45-2:15 p.m.

Join us for an interactive stage show featuring members of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. Music comes alive as children engage in a playful and wonderful musical experience. Enjoy children'ts activities, storytelling, and
meet your favorite storybook characters:

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  • Splat the Cat
  • Library Mouse
  • Ladybug Girl
  • Froggy

Karen Hoene and the Early On Band are closing out the day with a children's parade! Free book per family while supplies last!


Meet your favorite character in person!

Splat the Cat - Books by Rob Scotton

Saturday, March 8 • 11:00 a.m. - HOLT-DELHI
Wednesday, March 12 • 10:30 a.m. - SOUTH LANSING
Thursday, March 13 • 11:15 a.m. - LESLIE
Saturday, March 15 • 1:30 p.m. - FOSTER

Curious George - Margaret & H.A. Rey

Tuesday, March 18 • 11:15 a.m. - DANSVILLE
Thursday, March 20 • 11 a.m. - MASON

 * Registration required by calling Mason at 517-676-9088

Library Mouse - Books by Daniel Kirk

Wednesday, March 19 • 12:30 p.m. - AURELIUS
Saturday, March 22 • 2 p.m. - HASLETT

Froggy - Books by Jonathan London

Wednesday, March 12 • 10:30 a.m. - WILLIAMSTON

Ladybug Girl - Books by David Soman

Wednesday, March 19 • 12:30 p.m. - STOCKBRIDGE

Cookie Mouse - Books by Laura Numeroff

Thursday, March 13 • 10:30 a.m. - DOWNTOWN LANSING

Click here for additional locations your favorite storybook character is scheduled to visit. 

Staff Picks

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