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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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CADL's Closing Information ( COVID-19)

Posted Mar 12, 2020, 3:18 PM Please read for important updates about borrowed books, holds etc. 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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Librarians are Here to Help

Posted Nov 25, 2019, 11:30 AM Make an appointment with a librarian for personalized technology and information help. Read More

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Let us help you find the perfect gift this holiday season.

Posted Nov 25, 2019, 11:07 AM With CADL’s services, members can read Consumer Reports, try items before they buy with the Library of Things and even get personalized recommendations for their book and movie loving friends and family! Read More

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Mark Neese Receives Director's Award

Posted Nov 21, 2019, 9:44 AM We're excited to announce that the Director’s Award for October was given to Mark Neese, Cataloging Assistant in our Technical Services Department. Read More

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Celebrate the Season

Posted Nov 18, 2019, 9:25 AM Jingle all the way to the Webberville Branch for holiday fun! Read More

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Get Your Game On!

Posted Nov 18, 2019, 9:18 AM The weather outside may be frightful, but indoor game nights are delightful! Read More

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Making Memories…Holidays at CADL

Posted Nov 15, 2019, 2:06 PM We’re making the holidays merry and bright with special events, collections, contests and more. Read More

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Beginning with Beginning Books

Posted Nov 13, 2019, 5:28 PM What makes beginners books so different? Our Youth Services Librarian is here to answer. Read More

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CADL Website Wins Gold MarCom Award

Posted Nov 9, 2019, 11:50 AM Read on to learn more. Read More

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2019 McConnell Award Winners Announced

Posted Nov 8, 2019, 1:24 PM Congratulations to Eyal Suseela for winning the Award for Innovation, and Hung Wu for the Award for Customer Service! Read More

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Bored on break? Weary of the weather? CADL STEAM has your back!

Posted Nov 7, 2019, 11:51 AM Cabin fever's got nothing on all the fun you can have with STEAM! Read More

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Win a Magical Ride on the North Pole Express!

Posted Nov 5, 2019, 4:42 PM This contest is now Read More

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Sow the Seeds of the Season

Posted Nov 4, 2019, 1:49 PM In this season of giving, consider donating seeds to the Foster Seed Library! Also attend one of Foster's many seasonal events. Read More

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Celebrate International Picture Book Month

Posted Nov 2, 2019, 3:19 PM Here's to the joys of quality time and a well-illustrated book! Read More

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Reposted: CADL Offers Curbside Pickup Service

Posted Nov 1, 2019, 4:53 PM CADL Aurelius and Okemos have provided this service since June of 2019. With winter quickly approaching, consider utilizing Curbside Pickup on your next visit. Read More

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Andy Bourgeois Appointed CADL Downtown Lansing's New Public Service Head

Posted Oct 29, 2019, 2:43 PM Read on to learn about Andy, or stop into the branch to say hi! Read More

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Great Stories to Practice Reading!

Posted Oct 26, 2019, 3:47 PM Read More

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Community and Holiday Cheer

Posted Oct 26, 2019, 3:30 PM Read More

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Things for Creativity and Learning

Posted Oct 22, 2019, 3:56 PM Read More