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Literacy, Multilingualism and Education

Posted Sep 8, 2019, 2:42 PM The theme of this year's International Literacy Day is "Literacy and Multilingualism." To celebrate we sat down with Everett High School Japanese teacher Sensei Kelly to talk about literacy and language diversity in our area. 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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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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Natty Daddy Salsa – A Local Teen’s Business Adventure

Posted Jun 28, 2019, 12:54 PM If you’re like me, you’ve entertained the thought of starting your own business. Whatever your age, it’s entirely possible to have your own business – big or small! Find out how Natalie L. of Williamston became her own boss as a teen entrepreneur. Read More

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We're Celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month

Posted Jun 19, 2019, 10:19 AM Since June is African-American Music Appreciation Month, we're diving into the CADL collection to bring you a list of albums from a few extraordinary artists whose contributions to the world are revolutionary. 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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2019 Michael Printz Honor Awards

Posted Apr 9, 2019, 11:11 AM Four powerful books have been awarded by the American Library Association. This year, they all feature young female protagonists struggling to overcome obstacles and move toward a surer sense of identity and self-worth. Read More

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Vote for your favorite YA book!

Posted Apr 1, 2019, 9:57 AM Through May 31st, teens (ages 13-18) can vote for their favorite title from the Thumbs Up! Read More

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New Episode of Reader's Roundtable

Posted Mar 15, 2019, 8:20 AM This month we’re looking at the Capital Area Reads title The Hate U Give and highlights from the CADL produced resource guide, as well as a segment on the ALA Youth Media awards and some of our recent favorite winners and honor books. 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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Cosplay it Cool

Posted Dec 12, 2018, 3:41 PM Cosplay has been gaining popularity over the years, and it’s no surprise – who wouldn’t want to treat every day like Halloween? Read More

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Fall 2018 YA Books to Get a Hold Of

Posted Aug 24, 2018, 9:01 AM Ahhhh! Another back to school season is upon us. Autumn routines will be falling into place before you know it and so will your busy routines of reading and studying. Take time out to pick up a hot new title or two this fall. Read More

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Musical Sensation BTS

Posted Aug 14, 2018, 10:59 AM Have you heard of BTS? If not – well, let me tell you about the Pop/Hip-hop sensation from South Korea that is taking the world by storm! Read More