South Lansing

Level 2: Limited Access

As part of our reopening process, we are moving gradually through several levels of service. Contactless item pickup is now available at all CADL branches. Also, note that our branch hours have temporarily changed.

Learn more about our reopening plans

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Location
3500 South Cedar Street 
Lansing, Michigan 48910

517.272.9840

Link to the CATA Bus Route Link for directions to this library location

Hours
Monday: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Tuesday: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Wednesday: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Thursday: 10a.m. - 7p.m.
Friday:  10a.m. - 7p.m.
Saturday: 12p.m-5p.m. 

Sunday: Closed   

*Closed Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day

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SOUTH LANSING - Melissa Cole.jpgMelissa Cole
Head Librarian

Virtual Tour

Our 360° Virtual Tour was made possible by Able Eyes. Able Eyes virtual tours allow people to explore businesses in their community to help ease anxiety and become comfortable with their surroundings.

Rooms, Resources & Special Features

Adobe Elements  

Adobe Photoshop Elements (for photo editing) & Adobe Premiere Elements (for video editing) are installed on selected public computers.     

Charging Cables

Check out a charging cable and wall charger to power up. We’ve got you covered with micro-USB, USB-C, and lightning cables.

Computer Accessories

Privacy screens, trackball mouses and large print keyboards can all be requested from library staff.

Fax Service 

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.

Food Packs 

This branch 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 branch to register to pick up a pack. 

Print from Anywhere

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 from Anywhere page for more info.

Please note that at this time, you need to schedule an appointment to pick up your prints. You can do so by using the CADL MyTime service

Public Meeting Room

Our meeting room is available for public use and the capacity is 35. 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 room is in high demand.

  • An application must be completed and turned in at the location being requested.
  • Applicants must produce a current Capital Area District Libraries card which must be in good standing at the time of room use.
  • Applicants must be present during the meeting/event.

For additional details, please review our Meeting Room Policy.

Requests for Accommodation

For mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance, please call the library. Requests need to be made at least two weeks before a scheduled event.

Sensory Friendly Hour (Starting June 8)

Libraries have always been known as quiet places, which can be difficult for some individuals. On the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 9-10 a.m., those with special needs (all ages) can enjoy the library prior to the normal opening time. Learn more about what visiting the library can be like with our Social Story.

Student Success Initiative

Lansing School District participates in the Student Success Intiative, providing CADL accounts to all students.

Teachers/Homeschoolers Resources

To make your research trip to the library a successful, please view our Assignment Alert Sheet. Providing us the information about your students' project at least 3 days in advance will allow us to better serve you and create a more productive experience at the library.

Technology Access & Training

Digital scanners are available for in-library use.

Color copies are available for .50 per page.

Our tables are equipped with multiple outlets for laptops and other devices. You can find tables located near the entrance as well as in the Lounge area.

Have a tech question? Try our Book-A-Librarian service! We offer 30 minute personalized one-on-one sessions for patrons needing help with technology related questions or questions related to computer programs that our computing environment supports. Please call 517-272-9840 to make your appointment.

Tours & Orientation 

Library tours and orientation sessions are available for both individuals and organizations. Additionally for organizations interested in having us visit, we schedule on-site library presentations.

Wireless Service

CADL has WiFi hotspots at all of its libraries. For details, visit our WiFi help page

 

 

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CADL Tales Live Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Friday May 14, 2021 10:30am - 11:00am
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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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Friday May 14, 2021 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Get together with other CADL fans to test your knowledge and compete for glory and prizes! Tonight's topic TBA. *Registration required; the first 50 to register and provide their email address will receive a link to the Microsoft Teams event. (Microsoft Team instructions
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