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Welcoming Brian Baer to CADL's Board of Trustees

Posted Sep 17, 2022, 11:16 PM We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of trustees: Brian Baer and Chris Waltz. 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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Getting Kids Engaged with Reading

Posted Sep 1, 2022, 1:28 PM Read More

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Welcoming Chris Waltz to CADL's Board of Trustees

Posted Aug 31, 2022, 3:16 PM We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of trustees: Chris Waltz and Brian Baer. Read More

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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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Friday Freebies

Posted Mar 18, 2022, 1:00 PM 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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There's a Reading Challenge for Everybody

Posted Feb 7, 2022, 4:37 PM I mean, have you SEEN the variety? Read More

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Disney's Frozen Four Pack Contest

Posted Dec 24, 2021, 10:54 AM This contest is closed. Read More

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Chris Lemmon Receives Director's Award

Posted Nov 4, 2021, 12:39 PM Read More

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Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us.

Posted Sep 22, 2021, 12:29 PM Read More

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Our Top Vacation Tip

Posted Jul 26, 2021, 3:46 PM One quick way to keep your money and ditch the crowds... Read More

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Cady Bauer Receives Director's Award

Posted Jul 14, 2021, 5:14 PM Read More

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Bye, bye fines!

Posted Jul 13, 2021, 10:36 AM For information about our fine free policy, please review these FAQs.   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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Cheers! To Making Connections

Posted May 10, 2021, 4:14 PM Making your way in the world today, Takes everything you've got... Read More

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Movement Makes a Great Reading Partner

Posted Mar 1, 2021, 8:31 AM Sometimes to get kids reading, you need to get them moving! Read More

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Women Making History

Posted Feb 22, 2021, 11:38 AM We are proud to honor some of the pioneers who left their mark on history, as well as those who enrich our lives every day.   Read More

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5 Things to Love about CADL

Posted Feb 12, 2021, 4:07 PM Read More

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What's Happening at CADL Williamston?

Posted Jan 15, 2021, 1:16 PM Check out some inspiring ideas from your local library! Read More

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Lansing Schools Join Student Success Initiative

Posted Jan 12, 2021, 2:58 PM Students receive access to books, tutoring and more. Read More

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Difficult Conversations

Posted Jan 10, 2021, 7:45 PM Parents face stress and more during the pandemic... Read More

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Now Entering the Comfort Zone

Posted Jan 7, 2021, 3:32 PM It's a good time to rely on relaxing activities, support and services that make life a little easier. 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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Celebrating Staff at CADL

Posted Nov 11, 2020, 4:06 PM Recognizing the incredible work and contributions of our team members Read More

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Help us create a hunger-free community!

Posted Nov 6, 2020, 1:36 PM We've partnered with the Greater Lansing Food Bank this holiday season to host a Virtual Food & Fun Drive. Read More

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In Memory of Carrie Boyd

Posted Aug 14, 2020, 10:04 AM Remembering Carrie Boyd and her memory at Capital Area District Libraries. 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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In Honor of World Refugee Awareness Week

Posted Jun 15, 2020, 2:04 PM We want you to know that we are here, and welcome you to check out our online materials and services. 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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In Memory of Mary Antonia Granse

Posted Jun 12, 2020, 11:19 AM Remembering Toni Granse and her footprint at Capital Area District Libraries. 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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United States Census 2020

Posted Mar 18, 2020, 5:15 PM Find out what you need to know about this once-in-a-decade questionnaire. 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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With CATA, We're Going Places

Posted Mar 2, 2020, 2:47 PM We're achieving our mission like never before thanks to the generous support of community partners like CATA. Read More

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Blind Date with a Book: The results are in!

Posted Feb 25, 2020, 3:19 PM Whose Blind Date resulted in a grand prize, and how many people braved the mysterious stacks to find their next great read? This and more inside. 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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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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Celebrating Black History and Culture

Posted Feb 10, 2020, 12:12 PM In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a list of books and movies that celebrate black history and culture. 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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MCLS OverDrive Hits Over 2 Million Checkouts for 2019

Posted Jan 31, 2020, 1:04 PM How many of these were checked out by CADL members? Read on to find out... 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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It was a great year for CADL, but more is still to come!

Posted Dec 16, 2019, 4:55 PM We're reflecting on some of the 2019 highlights for Capital Area District Libraries. Read More

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Making Memories…Holidays at CADL

Posted Nov 15, 2019, 2:06 PM We’re making the holidays merry and bright with special events, collections, contests and more. Read More