Making Memories…Holidays at CADL

Making Memories…Holidays at CADL

We’re making the holidays merry and bright with special events, collections, contests and more. Reindeer-with-Girls-in-Pink_Blog.jpg

Sleigh Bells Ring

Donner and Blitzen may be all booked up right now, but we’ve invited some of their buddies from Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm to stop by our branches. Find a complete schedule here.

Oh, What Fun!

Looking for inexpensive ways to enjoy the holidays? Library events are FREE, from film screenings to gingerbread house decorating to family game nights. Check out the schedule here, then jingle all the way to the library.

CADL Cares - Holiday Edition

As part of our CADL Cares initiative, we are proud to support a variety of charities during the holiday season, including local food banks and toy drives. Click here to find out how you can help.

Merry Music

Whether you like your tunes sweet, sassy or sacred, music adds joy to the holidays. Join us in person for live concerts, check out our collection of holiday CDs, or download tunes from hoopla.

Looking for something new this year? Our selection specialist Cheryl L. recommends these just-released titles:


Chicago Christmas by Chicago

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The Best of Pentatonix by Pentatonix

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Christmas: A Season of Love by Idina Menzel

Tinsel Town Holiday

It’s not the holidays without holiday movies! Come to a branch for live screenings, check out DVDs and Blu-rays, or stream movies from our hoopla collection. Here are a few titles recommended by selection specialist Cheryl L.:


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An Evergreen Christmas

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Marry Me for Christmas

Streaming or DVD

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Christmas with the Kranks

Tell Me a Tale

Cuddle up with the kids to read seasonal stories from our holiday collection! Whether you prefer print, eBooks or eAudio, all your favorites are here. Try some titles recommended by Mari G., CADL’s Youth Services Coordinator.

Print & eBook

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Dog Diaries. Happy Howlidays! by James Patterson with Steven Butler


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The Queen and the First Christmas Tree by Nancy Churnin

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Vegetables in Holiday Underwear by Jared Chapman

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How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? by Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

Member Rewards

Your CADL card is always a great value, but this time of year we throw in some extra sparkle. Use it to get discounts on exciting shows like ALADDIN at Wharton Center and How the Grinch Stole Christmas or Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Fox Theatre! Visit our Membership Rewards page for details.