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Your Summer of Possibilities Starts Here!

Posted May 24, 2022, 12:17 PM June 1–Aug. 6, 2022 Read More

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March is Reading Month

Posted Feb 28, 2022, 11:20 AM Join the celebration with reading and activities for your little ones.  Read More

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Jurassic Quest Drive-thru Adventure Sweepstakes

Posted May 14, 2021, 12:21 PM The winners have been announced. Read More

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Collection Highlights for Women's History Month

Posted Feb 22, 2021, 12:01 PM These new titles bring a fresh viewpoint to both historic events and contemporary life. Read More

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CADL Staff’s Best Books of 2021

Posted Dec 31, 2020, 1:05 PM This year we’re introducing our very own year’s best list! 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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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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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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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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CLOSED: Enter to Win a Digital Device!

Posted May 20, 2020, 2:28 PM This contest is now closed. Any CADL Children or Teens who completed their Summer Reading Challenge track were eligible to enter this essay contest. 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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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