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Jim Bouton's Book Ball Four - A Home Run for Sports Writing

Posted Jul 31, 2019, 3:32 PM The legacy Jim Bouton left behind from his book Ball Four affected more than the world of sports writing, but greatly influenced the "tell-all" memoirs and stories that grace shelves across America today. Read More

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Sarah Van Acker Receives Director's Award

Posted Jul 30, 2019, 2:22 PM We're pleased to announce that the Director's Award for July was given to Sarah Van Acker, library assistant in Local History. Read More

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Changes

Posted Jul 29, 2019, 2:51 PM Change is scary and exciting. Change is energizing and exhausting. Change is necessary.  Changes is a great David Bowie song. Read More

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Media and Memories

Posted Jul 29, 2019, 11:06 AM Whether you're blasting your favorite song on the radio or bonding over a book, media can help make the memory. Read More

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From Summer to School: Reading and Learning at the Library

Posted Jul 29, 2019, 10:55 AM With school season on the horizon and summer winding down, we're here to give a rundown of things to keep in mind from your local library! Read More

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Science is Limiting, STEM is Invigorating!

Posted Jul 22, 2019, 1:14 PM Find out why we made the switch from "Drop-in Science" to "Drop-in STEM" Read More

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Parents, We Salute You

Posted Jul 22, 2019, 11:55 AM Preparing your child for school can be difficult, and easier said than done. Library staff are here to help. Read More

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Jimmy Fallon Announces Tonight Show Summer Book Club 2019

Posted Jul 20, 2019, 1:42 PM If you're as big of a Tonight Show fan as me, you may have noticed Jimmy announced the 5 titles being considered for the show's Summer book club. Voting for just one Summer Read will be hard, but reading all 5 will be a breeze with CADL's collection! Read More

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Readers Roundtable Episode 15: Food & Fun in July!

Posted Jul 19, 2019, 3:22 PM CADL Collection Development Specialists Jessica Trotter, Mari Garza, and Cheryl Lindemann discuss book with a strong food element. Read More

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Author Spotlight: Sarah Dessen

Posted Jul 15, 2019, 4:00 PM Have you ever experienced an author that feels as though you are going home? Read More

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Celebrate Women in Space & STEM

Posted Jul 15, 2019, 1:00 PM We're gearing up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 - the first manned mission to land on the Moon! Although women have made significant contributions to STEM fields, much of what's been done has been overlooked, making many of these career paths seem unattainable to previous generations. In celebration of this historic anniversary and of women everywhere here is a list of titles celebrating women in STEM and space! Read More

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Partnership with MSU Class Provides Educational Experience

Posted Jul 13, 2019, 12:54 PM We had the unique opportunity to pose as a client for Michigan State University Professor Dr. Kononova’s Digital Analytics class as part of the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Read More

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Great Reads & Grass Stains

Posted Jul 12, 2019, 3:08 PM Even with the 4th of July in the rearview mirror we still have plenty of summer ahead of us to enjoy! Read More

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Book Recommendations by Grade

Posted Jul 9, 2019, 11:05 AM Although kids's interests vary widely, some books can catch the interest of nearly any child in a grade. Here are some of those books. Read More

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Melissa Cole Announced as CADL Downtown Lansing's Head Librarian

Posted Jul 8, 2019, 3:52 PM Get to know more about CADL Downtown Lansing's new head librarian. Read More

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Accessing CADL Downtown Lansing During the BWL Project

Posted Jul 8, 2019, 2:48 PM Here's what you need to know about accessing CADL Downtown Lansing through the BWL project. Read More

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CADL Williamston to Close for Renovations

Posted Jul 8, 2019, 1:36 PM CADL Williamston is closing for renovations. Find out what you can do to prepare. Read More

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Heather Goupil Announced as CADL Mason's Head Librarian

Posted Jul 5, 2019, 8:42 AM Get to know more about CADL Mason's new head librarian. Read More