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Digital Escape Room

Posted Aug 5, 2020, 10:19 AM Find and play all of our Digital Escape Room Challenges! Read More

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REPOSTED: How safe are your library materials?

Posted Jul 24, 2020, 12:15 PM New research shows virus takes about four days to completely disappear from select library materials. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 27: Anticipated Reads

Posted Jul 20, 2020, 11:45 AM Find the titles podcast hosts Mari, Jessica and Cheryl are excited about this month! Read More

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CADL Reopening Information

Posted Jun 23, 2020, 11:43 AM More information will be made available soon Read More

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June is National Audiobook Month!

Posted Jun 19, 2020, 8:30 PM These titles from RBdigital speak volumes. Read More

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In Honor of World Refugee Awareness Week

Posted Jun 15, 2020, 2:04 PM We want you to know that we are here, and welcome you to check out our online materials and services. Read More

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Watch to Win

Posted Jun 14, 2020, 1:53 PM All summer long, CADL will be providing you with a chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card by correctly answering a question about one of our virtual events. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 25: Imagine Your Story this Summer

Posted Jun 12, 2020, 5:44 PM Join us for a pair of fun discussions as we welcome Youth Services Librarian Robert from the Holt-Delhi Branch to the podcast! Read More

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In Memory of Mary Antonia Granse

Posted Jun 12, 2020, 11:19 AM Remembering Toni Granse and her footprint at Capital Area District Libraries. Read More

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Community Scavenger Hunts

Posted May 27, 2020, 7:30 PM Read More

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Beating the Summer Slide

Posted May 21, 2020, 2:08 PM What is the "Summer Slide," and how can you prevent it from happening to your kids? Read More

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Enter to Win a Digital Device!

Posted May 20, 2020, 2:28 PM Any CADL Children or Teens who complete their Summer Reading Challenge track are eligible to enter this essay contest. Read on for details. Read More

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Reopening Information

Posted May 5, 2020, 3:18 PM Please read for important updates about borrowed books, holds etc. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 25: Summer Reading

Posted May 1, 2020, 3:54 PM With summer just beyond the horizon, the hosts talk about the Summer Reading Challenge, undue pressure in a pandemic, reading aloud and their current reads. Read More

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Imagine Your Story—Summer Reading 2020 

Posted Apr 30, 2020, 6:02 PM Capital Area District Libraries is on a quest to get Ingham County reading this summer—especially kids. The Summer Reading Challenge is a free reading project for all ages that runs from May 22 to August 8. Read More

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Meet Amanda, CADL Webberville's New Head Librarian!

Posted Apr 29, 2020, 5:52 PM Learn more about Webberville's new Head Librarian. Read More

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Cassie Veselovsky and Robert Chartrand Receive Director's Awards

Posted Apr 27, 2020, 5:32 PM We're proud to highlight these two incredible librarians with this award. Read More

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Throwback Thursday

Posted Apr 16, 2020, 1:30 PM Whether you are discovering history or making history, CADL has resources and expertise to support you. Read More

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United States Census 2020

Posted Mar 18, 2020, 5:15 PM Find out what you need to know about this once-in-a-decade questionnaire. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 22: Podcasts & Online Entertainment

Posted Mar 16, 2020, 3:55 PM In the wake of COVID-19, we're realizing that social distancing is no easy task. But never fear, podcasts are here! Entertaining and informative, podcasts connect people through topics they love - like books! Read More

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31 Great Titles Celebrating Women

Posted Mar 3, 2020, 1:46 PM This month we're honoring Women's History Month with a list of titles that recognize, inform and celebrate the vital role of women in American history. Read More

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With CATA, We're Going Places

Posted Mar 2, 2020, 2:47 PM We're achieving our mission like never before thanks to the generous support of community partners like CATA. Read More

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Jean Bolley Receives Director's Award

Posted Feb 26, 2020, 11:26 AM Read More

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Blind Date with a Book: The results are in!

Posted Feb 25, 2020, 3:19 PM Whose Blind Date resulted in a grand prize, and how many people braved the mysterious stacks to find their next great read? This and more inside. Read More

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March is Reading Month!

Posted Feb 25, 2020, 9:49 AM Each year CADL celebrates March is Reading Month by partnering with the Early Childhood Literacy Coalition, welcoming storybook characters at our branch libraries and area childhood centers. Read More

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Interview with the Founder and Curator of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum.

Posted Feb 21, 2020, 2:24 PM To celebrate Black History Month, we're revisiting a presenter we had back in July, Dr. Khalid el-Hakim. He's been called the "Schomburg of the Hip-Hop generation" because of his passionate commitment to carry on the rich tradition of the Black Museum Movement. Read More

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Capital Area Reads 2020

Posted Feb 14, 2020, 2:24 PM Join us this spring for our Capital Area Reads programs, based on the beautifully written debut novel "There There." Read More

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Stockbridge 3rd to Join the Student Success Initiative

Posted Feb 14, 2020, 10:22 AM Find out how this will impact the students of Stockbridge Community Schools. Read More

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Celebrating Black History and Culture

Posted Feb 10, 2020, 12:12 PM In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a list of books and movies that celebrate black history and culture. Read More

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Blind Date with a Book

Posted Feb 5, 2020, 10:13 AM You might just end up with the book of your dreams... Read More

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MCLS OverDrive Hits Over 2 Million Checkouts for 2019

Posted Jan 31, 2020, 1:04 PM How many of these were checked out by CADL members? Read on to find out... Read More

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Denny D. Receives Director's Award

Posted Jan 29, 2020, 3:56 PM Read More

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Happy Lunar New Year!

Posted Jan 25, 2020, 1:18 PM Celebrate and learn more with these great titles from CADL. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 21: It's a Lifestyle

Posted Jan 15, 2020, 1:10 PM Listen before Jan. 26 to find out how you could win a FREE pair of tickets for the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo!  Read More

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It's Been a Pleasure, Webberville!

Posted Jan 14, 2020, 12:27 PM Peg Mawby will be retiring after 8 years as CADL Webberville's Head Librarian. Read More

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Farewell, Haslett, It's Been a Privilege

Posted Jan 14, 2020, 10:21 AM Ann Chapman is retiring after 15 years as the head librarian of CADL Haslett. Read More

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Hygga: Winter Wellness Inspiration

Posted Jan 7, 2020, 2:49 PM Winter blahs? Embrace Hygge! Cozy up and find out what it means. Read More

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Top 10 in 2019: Adult & Kids Reading

Posted Dec 18, 2019, 9:34 AM More people checked out these books than any other in 2019. Have you? Read More

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It was a great year for CADL, but more is still to come!

Posted Dec 16, 2019, 4:55 PM We're reflecting on some of the 2019 highlights for Capital Area District Libraries. Read More

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Reading and Reflection

Posted Dec 16, 2019, 1:50 PM We're closing the chapter on 2019 with reading tips and tricks. Read More

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Cure the Winter Blahs!

Posted Dec 6, 2019, 11:27 AM For a fun time when the skies are gray, merge your love of books with the power of play! Read More

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It's a Wrap - Almost!

Posted Dec 3, 2019, 10:46 AM As 2019 comes to a close, we reflect on the year and look forward to the future. Read More

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Celebrating the Season at Dansville!

Posted Dec 3, 2019, 10:37 AM Jingle all the way to Dansville for fun library events! Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 19: Great November Reads!

Posted Nov 27, 2019, 12:37 PM Titles that honor Picture Book Month, Native American Heritage Month and Non-Fiction November are all discussed, plus more all-around great reads! Read More

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