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Community Scavenger Hunts

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disney Promotions

Posted Sep 17, 2019, 9:06 AM This deal is way too good to let it go! 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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Read Off Fines This Summer

Posted May 30, 2019, 1:18 PM Don’t let library fines stop you from enjoying summer reading at Capital Area District Libraries! From June 1 through August 31, CADL cardholders under the age of 18 can join our Read Off Fines program to erase up to $10 of fines from their account. Read More

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Explore a “Universe of Stories” with Summer Reading

Posted May 29, 2019, 4:33 PM Join Capital Area District Libraries in our mission to get our community reading and defeat the dreaded “Summer Slide.” This reading challenge runs from June 7 to Aug. 10 and is packed with fun-filled events and great prizes. Blast off to your nearest library or read on to explore Summer Reading! Read More

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Problem Solving is Good! Gaming is Good!

Posted Feb 15, 2019, 4:37 PM In this age of electronics, many parents worry that their children have checked out of society. Hours seem to be spent glued to a screen, and interaction with live people becomes a low priority. Then someone tells you, “Games can be educational,” and all you can think is “Really?!” Trust me, the right games can be educational in ways that you would never expect. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Podcast Returns!

Posted Jan 12, 2019, 11:28 AM The Reader's Roundtable Podcast is back! The ladies discuss comfort faves and CADL's Winter is for the Birds Reading Program. Read More

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Create a Holiday Craft at CADL Foster

Posted Dec 4, 2018, 4:01 PM Who can’t use another ornament or two to decorate for the holidays? We’ll have the supplies, you bring the creativity. Read More

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CADL Dansville to Host Holiday Open House

Posted Dec 4, 2018, 3:10 PM Enjoy the fellowship of family and friends at CADL Dansville’s Holiday Open House. Read More