Mobile Library

Contact 

*NEW PHONE NUMBER*
517.525.5536

The old number will still be available until early this Fall, but please update your records.
Old Number:
517.281.0973 

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

CADL Tales Live Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Friday May 7, 2021 10:30am - 11:00am
All Locations
Now CADL Tales Live is on Fridays, too! See some of your favorite CADL storytime team members on our Facebook page at 10:30 on Friday mornings for live stories and songs to entertain the little ones. This is a public page; you do not need a Facebook account to view it. 
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*CADL Codes Series--Yoda Code (Age 8 & up)

Saturday May 8, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm
All Locations
Join us to celebrate May the 4th by using interactive games to learn coding. All levels of experience are welcome. Today: Learn to code in a galaxy far, far away! *Registration required; call 517-367-6312 or click on "Register." After registering you will be emailed a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. (Microsoft Team instructions
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All Mobile Library Stops

Mobile Library Blog

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Food Packs

Posted Apr 30, 2021, 3:13 PM We've partnered with the Greater Lansing Food Bank to make food more accessible this summer. Read More

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CADL COVID Response

Posted Apr 30, 2021, 9:43 AM UPDATED April 30, 2021: Our COVID Preparedness Response Plan has been updated, please read for more details. Read More