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Reader's Roundtable Episode 61: Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted Sep 15, 2022, 11:15 AM Cheryl and Jessica talk about Hispanic Heritage Month, horses, and colonialism. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 60: Back to School Reads

Posted Sep 9, 2022, 11:10 AM Mari Garza and special guest Melissa Crain chat back about school life, feelings books, middle-grade fiction, and Hispanic Heritage Month. Read More

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Read U.P.

Posted Sep 6, 2022, 1:45 PM Reposted from Oct. 2021: Celebrate Michigan's Upper Peninsula with great reads. Read More

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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 6

Posted Aug 23, 2022, 4:12 PM Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 59: Summer's End

Posted Aug 16, 2022, 2:42 PM These are books we’ve been meaning to read; books we want to fit in before fall speeds us back up; and books that pull us outdoors. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 58: Stories with Pictures

Posted Aug 16, 2022, 2:35 PM The selectors talk about favorite artists, books with great covers, picture books, graphic novels and other graphic-heavy books. Read More

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Episode 55: "Going Somewhere Else"

Posted Jun 6, 2022, 3:47 PM Read More

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Episode 54: Summer Reads

Posted Jun 6, 2022, 3:36 PM Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 53: Summer Reading

Posted May 20, 2022, 2:06 PM It’s that time of year again, Summer Reading is here! Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 52: AAPI Month

Posted May 20, 2022, 2:01 PM We're celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Read More

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Episode 51: Arab American Heritage Month and National Poetry Month

Posted Apr 11, 2022, 1:37 PM Cheryl, Mari, and Jessica offer picks celebrating Arab American Heritage Month and National Poetry Month. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 50: Environmental Reads

Posted Apr 11, 2022, 1:24 PM Low-key celebrating our 50th episode, high-key celebrating spring and the environment! Read More

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BookList: Arab American Heritage Month

Posted Apr 1, 2022, 4:58 PM Some of our favorite fiction, non-fiction, children's titles and more. Read More

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Women's History Month Titles

Posted Mar 9, 2022, 1:27 PM These new titles bring a fresh viewpoint to both historic events and contemporary life. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 48:MiRM Children's Titles

Posted Mar 7, 2022, 1:45 PM Celebrate March is Reading Month with some of our favorite children's titles! Read More

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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 4

Posted Jan 21, 2022, 2:15 PM Read More

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2021 Holiday Highlights

Posted Nov 10, 2021, 5:48 PM Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 43

Posted Nov 5, 2021, 12:45 PM Read More

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Resources for Dyslexia

Posted Sep 24, 2021, 3:16 PM We compiled a list of titles and resources for those with print challenges. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 41: Memoir, Picture Books & Fiction Picks

Posted Sep 8, 2021, 12:17 PM Going back to schools, workplaces... traffic... a “new normal.” Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 40: Summer Wrap-Up

Posted Aug 13, 2021, 1:22 PM So many summer reads, so little time... Read More

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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 3

Posted Jul 21, 2021, 6:39 PM Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 39: Graphic Novels

Posted Jul 20, 2021, 12:23 PM The panel talks Graphic Novels and its wide range of genres and styles--Memoir, manga, slice of life, and more. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 38: Let's Talk About Audiobooks

Posted Jun 4, 2021, 3:50 PM This month we talk audiobooks with our special guest Eric Stanton, Public Service Librarian at CADL Okemos and audiobook enthusiast. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 37: Summer Reading

Posted May 7, 2021, 12:55 PM We’ll chat about the programming, reading, and offer a selection of thematic picks and great summer reads. Read More

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Long-Awaited OverDrive Updates are Here!

Posted Apr 14, 2021, 1:40 PM Learn how OverDrive is making your reading experience better than ever. Read More

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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 2

Posted Mar 26, 2021, 1:43 PM Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 35: Reading Month

Posted Mar 16, 2021, 5:58 PM Check out the titles highlighted in the podcast! 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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Black History Month & Michigan Books

Posted Feb 15, 2021, 12:26 PM …There’s just a lot going on in books right now. Read More

Episode 33: Reading goals in Changing Times

Posted Jan 21, 2021, 4:52 PM CADL Selection Specialists Jessica, Mari and Cheryl are back with another great podcast (47 min listen). 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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Episode 31: Indigenous Authors, LGBTQIA & Grief

Posted Nov 23, 2020, 3:04 PM Listen in to our discussion about indigenous authors, LGBTQIA titles, and grief. Read More

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2020 Holiday Collection Highlights

Posted Nov 18, 2020, 7:12 PM We stuffed our collection with holiday treats—recommended books, music and movies in a variety of formats. Below are some new titles to delight all ages. Read More

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Episode 30: Fall Picks and Creepy Reads

Posted Oct 16, 2020, 12:23 PM Read More

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Read Woke

Posted Oct 1, 2020, 3:44 AM Hear about a new challenge that encourages all readers to discover diverse books. Read More

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End of Summer Self Care Podcast

Posted Aug 22, 2020, 2:10 AM Jessica, Cheryl and Mari recap their summer reading and discuss books on self-care, mental health and humor. Read More

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Reader's Roundtable Episode 27: Anticipated Reads

Posted Jul 20, 2020, 11:45 AM Find the titles podcast hosts Mari, Jessica and Cheryl are excited about this month! Read More

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DeDe's Weekly Downloads: List 1

Posted Jul 1, 2020, 4:54 PM Listeners can tune in throughout the day for great music and to hear “DeDe’s Weekly Download”—a recommended book, movie or album from their morning personality. Read More

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June is National Audiobook Month!

Posted Jun 19, 2020, 8:30 PM These titles from RBdigital speak volumes. Read More