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Episode 33: Reading goals in Changing Times

Posted Jan 21, 2021, 4:52 PM CADL Selection Specialists Jessica, Mari and Cheryl are back with another great podcast (47 min listen). Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Foster

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 2:49 PM Big changes are happening at your local library! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL South Lansing

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 2:43 PM Check out how your local library is helping over 10,000 kids and teens! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Downtown Lansing?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:35 PM Learn how your local library is helping over 10,000 kids and teens! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Williamston?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:16 PM Check out some inspiring ideas from your local library! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Stockbridge?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 10:05 AM Learn how your local library is informed about - and adapting to - the current health crisis. Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Webberville?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:41 AM Learn what's near and dear to the heart of your local library. Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Leslie?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:38 AM Your local library has a few things to be proud of in 2021! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Haslett?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:34 AM Check out how your local library is finding opportunity in difficulty. Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Okemos?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 12:55 AM We're finding comfort, and looking forward at your local library. Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Mason?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 12:12 AM Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Holt-Delhi?

Posted Jan 14, 2021, 11:29 PM Learn how your local library is starting the year on a high note! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Dansville?

Posted Jan 14, 2021, 11:20 PM Check out the new and creative things happening at your local library! Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Aurelius?

Posted Jan 14, 2021, 9:04 PM Take a look at the heartwarming things happening at your local library. Read More

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Lansing Schools Join Student Success Initiative

Posted Jan 12, 2021, 2:58 PM Students receive access to books, tutoring and more. Read More

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Difficult Conversations

Posted Jan 10, 2021, 7:45 PM Parents face stress and more during the pandemic... Read More

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Now Entering the Comfort Zone

Posted Jan 7, 2021, 3:32 PM It's a good time to rely on relaxing activities, support and services that make life a little easier. Read More

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Top 10 in 2020: Adult, Teen and Juvenile Titles

Posted Dec 29, 2020, 11:34 AM Check out the top stories getting CADL members through the year. Read More

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Jill Abood Receives Director's Award

Posted Dec 21, 2020, 11:33 AM Read More

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A New Chapter for CADL Foster's Jean Bolley

Posted Dec 16, 2020, 12:21 PM Join us in wishing Jean a happy retirement! Read More

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Episode 31: Indigenous Authors, LGBTQIA & Grief

Posted Nov 23, 2020, 3:04 PM Listen in to our discussion about indigenous authors, LGBTQIA titles, and grief. Read More

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HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

Posted Nov 18, 2020, 7:12 PM We stuffed our collection with holiday treats—recommended books, music and movies in a variety of formats. Below are some new titles to delight all ages. Read More

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Celebrating Staff at CADL

Posted Nov 11, 2020, 4:06 PM Recognizing the incredible work and contributions of our team members Read More

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Help us create a hunger-free community!

Posted Nov 6, 2020, 1:36 PM We've partnered with the Greater Lansing Food Bank this holiday season to host a Virtual Food & Fun Drive. Read More

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2020 Michigan Library Award Winners Announced

Posted Oct 29, 2020, 4:03 PM One of CADL's very own is among the winners! Read More

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Jon Nobach Receives Director's Award

Posted Oct 27, 2020, 11:02 AM Read More

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Capital Area District Libraries receives $25,000 grant for digital inclusion project

Posted Oct 19, 2020, 2:50 PM The grant will help CADL alleviate barriers to internet access and access to education. Read More

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Episode 30: Fall Picks and Creepy Reads

Posted Oct 16, 2020, 12:23 PM Read More

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CADL COVID Response

Posted Oct 4, 2020, 11:43 AM UPDATED JAN 20: Our Level 2 status has changed, please read on for details. Read More

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Read Woke

Posted Oct 1, 2020, 3:44 AM Hear about a new challenge that encourages all readers to discover diverse books. Read More

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The Magic of Membership: Part 2

Posted Sep 30, 2020, 4:15 PM At CADL we turn library cards into hundreds of dollars worth of valuable services. Check out what CADL offers for the hobbyists, readers and consumers! Read More

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The Magic of Membership: Part 1

Posted Sep 28, 2020, 5:34 PM At CADL we turn library cards into hundreds of dollars worth of valuable services. Check out what CADL offers for students of all ages, job-seekers and career-builders! Read More

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End of Summer Self Care Podcast

Posted Aug 22, 2020, 2:10 AM Jessica, Cheryl and Mari recap their summer reading and discuss books on self-care, mental health and humor. Read More

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In Memory of Carrie Boyd

Posted Aug 14, 2020, 10:04 AM Remembering Carrie Boyd and her memory at Capital Area District Libraries. Read More

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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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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 1

Posted Jul 1, 2020, 4:54 PM Listeners can tune in throughout the day for great music and to hear “DeDe’s Weekly Download”—a recommended book, movie or album from their morning personality. 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