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How safe are your library materials?

Posted Jun 23, 2020, 12:15 PM Research shows virus undetectable on five highly circulated library materials after three days. 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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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