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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

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Thank You, Friends of the Leslie Library

Posted Oct 15, 2019, 11:43 AM We're fortunate to have support from the Leslie Friends, who have done some incredible things this year! Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 18: Standout Titles and TeenTober featuring Haslett Teen Advisory Group!

Posted Oct 15, 2019, 9:09 AM CADL Collection Development Specialists Cheryl and Jessica chat about new standouts in this high publishing season, while Marisela chats with the teens from the Haslett Teen Advisory Group. Read More

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CADL Earns Excellence Award for Superior Customer Service

Posted Oct 7, 2019, 4:32 PM We're proud to announce that Capital Area District Libraries is the recipient of the 2019 State Librarian's Excellence award for superior customer service. Read More

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Fall Frenzy

Posted Oct 7, 2019, 11:14 AM Make friends and celebrate fall at these great events! Read More

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Thank You to our Generous Community

Posted Oct 7, 2019, 10:52 AM This month I’d like to highlight and express my gratitude for two examples of community support for the library. Read More

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CADL to Participate in Libraries for Life

Posted Oct 2, 2019, 2:10 PM Find out how you can save lives and help those in need find their happily ever after. Read More

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Celebrate the Season at CADL Haslett

Posted Oct 1, 2019, 12:18 PM Whatever fall means to you, CADL has a fun way to celebrate. Read More

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Endangered Trees in a Beautiful Garden

Posted Oct 1, 2019, 11:21 AM Help us breath new life into the Japanese inspired garden at Downtown Lansing! Read More

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The Library is a Magical Place

Posted Oct 1, 2019, 10:12 AM The library has always been a place of wonder and imagination. Come down to enjoy some family-friendly thrills! Read More

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Peg Mawby Receives Director's Award

Posted Sep 30, 2019, 1:29 PM We're pleased to announce that the Director’s Award for September was given to Peg Mawby, Head Librarian at the Webberville Branch. Read More

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Joining the League of Michigan Bicyclists

Posted Sep 30, 2019, 12:09 PM We're making accessing the library easier for patrons who ride bikes. Read More

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Game On!

Posted Sep 27, 2019, 10:40 AM As we head into colder weather, bring the excitement indoors with great games! Read More

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Enjoy a New Member Discount at Launch Trampoline Park!

Posted Sep 26, 2019, 9:09 AM We've partnered with Launch Lansing Trampoline Park to bring you savings worth jumping for! Read More

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Miss Mari Recommends Spooky Stories for CADL Kids!

Posted Sep 23, 2019, 3:21 PM Miss Mari found some of CADL's most frighteningly-fantastic books, perfect for the Halloween season! Read More

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Getting a Card has Never Been Easier

Posted Sep 23, 2019, 12:34 PM Find out what CADL's done to improve your library experience! Read More