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Reader's Roundtable Episode 25: Summer Reading

Posted May 1, 2020, 3:54 PM With summer just beyond the horizon, the hosts talk about the Summer Reading Challenge, undue pressure in a pandemic, reading aloud and their current reads. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 22: Podcasts & Online Entertainment

Posted Mar 16, 2020, 3:55 PM In the wake of COVID-19, we're realizing that social distancing is no easy task. But never fear, podcasts are here! Entertaining and informative, podcasts connect people through topics they love - like books! 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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Capital Area Reads 2020

Posted Feb 14, 2020, 2:24 PM Join us this spring for our Capital Area Reads programs, based on the beautifully written debut novel "There There." Read More

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Blind Date with a Book

Posted Feb 5, 2020, 10:13 AM You might just end up with the book of your dreams... Read More

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Happy Lunar New Year!

Posted Jan 25, 2020, 1:18 PM Celebrate and learn more with these great titles from CADL. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 21: It's a Lifestyle

Posted Jan 15, 2020, 1:10 PM Listen before Jan. 26 to find out how you could win a FREE pair of tickets for the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo!  Read More

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Top 10 in 2019: Adult & Kids Reading

Posted Dec 18, 2019, 9:34 AM More people checked out these books than any other in 2019. Have you? Read More

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Reading and Reflection

Posted Dec 16, 2019, 1:50 PM We're closing the chapter on 2019 with reading tips and tricks. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 19: Great November Reads!

Posted Nov 27, 2019, 12:37 PM Titles that honor Picture Book Month, Native American Heritage Month and Non-Fiction November are all discussed, plus more all-around great reads! Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 18: Standout Titles and TeenTober featuring Haslett Teen Advisory Group!

Posted Oct 15, 2019, 9:09 AM CADL Collection Development Specialists Cheryl and Jessica chat about new standouts in this high publishing season, while Marisela chats with the teens from the Haslett Teen Advisory Group. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 17: Hispanic Heritage Month Picks

Posted Sep 17, 2019, 9:49 AM CADL's Collection Development Specialists chat about Hispanic Heritage Month picks, a few titles they’re reading now and a few they're looking forward to. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 16: Summer Wrap-up Titles

Posted Aug 15, 2019, 9:29 AM Here are the titles discussed in both the Reader's Roundtable podcast and the Okemos Teen Advisory Group bonus segment. Read More

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Jimmy Fallon Announces Tonight Show Summer Book Club 2019

Posted Jul 20, 2019, 1:42 PM If you're as big of a Tonight Show fan as me, you may have noticed Jimmy announced the 5 titles being considered for the show's Summer book club. Voting for just one Summer Read will be hard, but reading all 5 will be a breeze with CADL's collection! Read More

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Readers Roundtable Episode 15: Food & Fun in July!

Posted Jul 19, 2019, 3:22 PM CADL Collection Development Specialists Jessica Trotter, Mari Garza, and Cheryl Lindemann discuss book with a strong food element. Read More

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June is Audiobook Month!

Posted Jun 19, 2019, 8:11 AM Listening to audiobooks is a reading experience unlike any other. You can sit back and relax, or get up and get moving while your story is brought to life with vivid readings. Join the Reader's Roundtable crew and a special guest to hear about some great audiobooks! Read More

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Summer Reads

Posted May 23, 2019, 1:59 PM What’s better than a long lazy day with a great book? Summer and reading go together! Get started with these picks from Capital Area District Libraries, all available in multiple formats.  Read More

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A Universe of Stories at the Reader's Roundtable

Posted May 13, 2019, 2:41 PM Mari and Jessica give a preview of CADL’s Summer Reading 2019 with titles that fit the “Universe of Stories” theme. Read More

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100th CADLcast Podcast

Posted Apr 22, 2019, 2:28 PM Jessica, Mari and Sherri talk about the titles we should all be excited about this spring! They start with a look at some of the great book-based picks coming to a screen near you and then dive into the spring book titles they've got their eyes on. Read More

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Coming Soon & Spring Roundup

Posted Apr 22, 2019, 12:39 PM Have you listened to our Readers Roundtable Podcast? Check out all the great title picks by librarians Mari, Jessica and Sherri. Read More

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Reading has benefits for everyone

Posted Feb 27, 2019, 11:06 AM CADL Foster Librarian shares why reading has benefits for everyone, no matter what their age. 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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Experts at CADL can help find the perfect book for you or your loved ones

Posted Dec 13, 2018, 1:01 PM Libraries are very good at helping you find the perfect book, whether for borrowing or buying. Read More

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CADL Talk Soup

Posted Dec 6, 2018, 9:23 AM We highlight some of the best episodes from our CADLcast, Executive Edition and Reader's Roundtable podcasts for your listening pleasure. Read More

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August is National Water Quality Month

Posted Aug 23, 2018, 11:51 AM Check out the best books and films about water quality, taken from our CADL's Reader's Advisory Newsletter. Read More

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Book vs. Movie

Posted Aug 17, 2018, 10:09 AM It is an age old question. Which is better? The book or the movie? Our collection here at the library can help you explore just this question, and let you choose for yourself. Read More