Mobile Library


Phone Number

 517.367.6352 ​​​​​​​


Jolee Hamlin.jpgJolee Hamlin
Associate Director of Public Service

Click here for more information about CADL’s response to Covd-19 and our reopening plans.

Resources & Special Features

This colorful, state-of-the-art vehicle offers public wireless service along with a great assortment of books, movies, music and magazines. More importantly, it has knowledgeable CADL staff to assist you.

The Mobile Library artwork is by Elisa Chavarri, a freelance illustrator from Lima, Peru. She grew up in Northern Michigan where she now resides with her husband, two children, cat and dog. Elisa has provided illustrations for a number of books including Santa Goes Green by Anne Margaret Lewis and Fairly Fairy Tales by Esme Raji Condell.

Visit our online events calendar for detailed schedule information. For a printable schedule, click on the link under HOURS above. 

Food Packs 

The Mobile Library provides weekly food packs filled with items such as shelf-stable milk, fruit, vegetables, canned meals and more. There are no eligibility requirements. Food packs will be available starting on Monday of each week but pickup times are available throughout the week. Families who need more than one pack must register for each one separately. Call Mobile Library to register to receive one. Packs will only be given out during regularly scheduled stops.

Mobile Library Gallery

Mobile Library Stops

*Virtual Writers Group (Adults)

Thursday Oct 6, 2022 6:00pm - 7:30pm
All Locations
Join us for a virtual writer's group, where we share our work for critique over Teams! Open to writers of all types, including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. *Registration required; call 517-272-9840 or click on "Register." Registrants will be emailed a link to our Microsoft Teams meeting a few days before. Read More

*Online Trivia Challenge - LGBTQ Trivia (Teens & Adults)

Friday Oct 7, 2022 6:30pm - 7:30pm
All Locations
Get together with other CADL fans to compete for glory and prizes! We'll meet on select Fridays with different topics each time. *Registration required to receive the virtual link. Today's topic will be LGBTQ Trivia with Clayton and Seoung. Read More
All Mobile Library Stops

Mobile Library Blog


Welcoming Brian Baer to CADL's Board of Trustees

Posted Sep 17, 2022, 11:16 PM We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of trustees: Brian Baer and Chris Waltz. Read More


Welcoming Chris Waltz to CADL's Board of Trustees

Posted Aug 31, 2022, 3:16 PM We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of trustees: Chris Waltz and Brian Baer. Read More