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The Most Important Back to School Supply

Posted Sep 4, 2018, 10:03 AM Back to school time has quickly crept up on us. While you’re busily acquiring supplies for your child, college kid, or yourself, make sure to add another item to the list—a library card! It’s the coolest card you can own. 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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Your Summer Party - Ft. CADL Digital Downloads

Posted Aug 23, 2018, 10:21 AM Summer is the perfect opportunity for that quintessential feature of warm weather entertainment - The Barbeque. Read More

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A Big Thanks to Our Patrons

Posted Aug 21, 2018, 10:00 AM This summer marked Capital Area District Libraries’ 20th year in existence. Read More

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The Slow Art of Browsing

Posted Aug 20, 2018, 9:53 AM With many of us relying increasingly on fast connections, experiences that slow us down are harder to come by. Read More

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Photo Caption Contest

Posted Aug 17, 2018, 10:27 AM Win a pair of brunch/tour tickets to the Historical Society of Greater Lansing's fall Moores River Drive walking tour on Sunday, September 16, 2018. All you have to do is submit a humorous caption to this photo from our collections. Read More

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The History of You

Posted Aug 17, 2018, 10:15 AM Soon after beginning my new adventure at the Leslie branch of Capital Area District Libraries, I quickly discovered that the Leslie community is passionate about two things—history and family. I share these passions, both for my own family and for family history. 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

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Going Through Cycles

Posted Aug 15, 2018, 10:18 AM Although most people don’t think “librarian” when they think of active lifestyles, I have managed to work some fitness routines in during my work day. It helps that my office is on the third floor of the Downtown Lansing branch, so a quick workout is always just a flight of stairs away. 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

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CADLBug Had a Very Busy July!

Posted Aug 14, 2018, 10:11 AM When we last left our intrepid explorer, CADLbug was resting in an historical cache in Minnesota. Read More

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Acknowledging the Past While Moving Forward

Posted Aug 13, 2018, 4:44 PM As I’m out driving or cycling around, I enjoy watching the changing landscape. A significant change this summer has been the demolition of the old middle school to make way for the new Dansville High School. 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

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What's All the Hoopla?

Posted Aug 6, 2018, 9:26 AM Just when you thought you couldn’t love hoopla more! Read More