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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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Craft bunnies are better than dust bunnies!

Posted Apr 16, 2019, 4:45 PM You could spend your time spring cleaning, but we think that time might be better spent with craft bunnies and not dust bunnies! Read More

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What’s So Great About Storytime at the Library?

Posted Apr 1, 2019, 5:02 PM Plenty of great things happen when you spend time reading with a child. From school readiness to increased imagination, story time is time well spent. Read More

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Winter is for the Birds!

Posted Feb 14, 2019, 12:10 PM February is National Bird Feeding Month and with the blustery weather Michigan has faced recently, it is easy to understand that our feather friends may need some help finding food! Read More

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Do you know what coding is?

Posted Jan 9, 2019, 10:42 AM Simply put, it is a way to communicate with a computer by telling it what to do. By introducing young children to coding, you will help them develop life skills they will need in their future, such as problem solving, organization and communication. Read More

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Embrace the Mess

Posted Dec 12, 2018, 3:56 PM When I was five years old I became obsessed with making paper bag puppets. Projects like this may seem wasteful, needlessly messy or overly simple, but there are countless benefits to such open-ended activities: Read More

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Not Just for Readers

Posted Aug 13, 2018, 10:04 AM In 2018, more than 700 participants were registered for the pre-reader program. We at CADL hope to grow this number in the future so that even more of our youngest patrons gain the tools they need to become super readers. Read More

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Capital Area District Libraries is committed to Building Readers!

Posted Aug 9, 2018, 10:12 AM Ask yourself: How do you advocate for literacy in your sphere of influence? Read More