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Aug 9
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

Downtown Lansing

Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers, held every week on Tuesda... Read More

Aug 9
Tuesday
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meet Up and Eat Up--Free Lunch at the Downtown Lansing Library (Ages up to 18)

Downtown Lansing - Basement - Gallery 1

We are partnering with the Lansing School District's Summer Food Service Program to offer free, nutr... Read More

Aug 9
Tuesday
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Author Visit with Pamela Cameron

Downtown Lansing - Basement - Auditorium

CADL and the Red Cedar Writing Program are presenting an interesting and entertaining event featurin... Read More

Aug 10
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

Downtown Lansing - 1st Floor - Storytime Area

Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers, held every week on Wednesdays.

Aug 11
Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Downtown Lansing - 1st Floor - Storytime Area

Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills, held every Thursday.

Aug 11
Thursday
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meet Up and Eat Up--Free Lunch at the Downtown Lansing Library (Ages up to 18)

Downtown Lansing - Basement - Gallery 1

We are partnering with the Lansing School District's Summer Food Service Program to offer free, nutr... Read More

Aug 11
Thursday
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Drop-in STEAM! (Age 5 & up)

Downtown Lansing

Drop in every month this summer for fun STEAM activities and experiments (while supplies last). 

Aug 11
Thursday
6:00pm - 7:15pm

*Summer Cooking Series--Cherry Pie with Homemade Crust (All ages)

Location(s): All Locations
This live series highlights Michigan foods, with recipes available in advance so you can cook along ...
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Aug 11
Thursday
6:30pm - 8:30pm

*Virtual Dungeons and Dragons (Ages 13-18)

Downtown Lansing - Held online
Join CADL Downtown Lansing's resident Game Master for an adventure from the comfort of your own home...
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Aug 12
Friday
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Free, Confidential HIV Testing

Downtown Lansing - Basement - Gallery 2

Rapid 20-minute results, no insurance needed. Come get tested & receive a $10 gift card! Provided by... Read More

Aug 12
Friday
6:30pm - 7:30pm

*Online Trivia Night--Horror Movies (Teens & Adults)

Location(s): All Locations
Get together with other CADL fans at a virtual event, competing for glory and prizes. We'll meet on ...
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Aug 16
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

Downtown Lansing

Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers, held every week on Tuesda... Read More

Aug 16
Tuesday
5:45pm - 6:45pm

Graphic Novel Book Club (Held off-site)

Downtown Lansing - Held off-site

NEW! Join Librarian Andy B. at Summit Comics and Games in Downtown Lansing on the 3rd Tuesday of t... Read More

Aug 16
Tuesday
6:00pm - 7:00pm

*Virtual Michigan Tales--Michigan Seed Library (Teens & Adults)

Location(s): All Locations

This virtual series connects you with a variety of topics relating to Michigan--our culture, our foo... Read More

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Aug 16
Tuesday
6:30pm - 8:00pm

*Virtual Dungeons and Dragons Junior, Group 2 (Ages 8-12)

Downtown Lansing - Held online
Join CADL Downtown Lansing's resident Game Master for an adventure from the comfort of your own home...
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Aug 18
Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Downtown Lansing - 1st Floor - Storytime Area

Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills, held every Thursday.

Aug 18
Thursday
1:00pm - 6:00pm

BookSleuth Live (Facebook & Twitter)

Location(s): All Locations

Has the trail gone cold in your search for a good book? BookSleuth is on the case! Today from 1-6 p.... Read More

Aug 18
Thursday
6:30pm - 8:00pm

*Virtual Dungeons and Dragons Junior, Group 1 (Ages 8-12)

Downtown Lansing - Held online
Join CADL Downtown Lansing's resident Game Master for an adventure from the comfort of your own home...
Register
Aug 21
Sunday
2:00pm - 3:30pm

*Summer Cooking Series--Finnish Cardamom Bread (All ages)

Location(s): All Locations
This live series highlights Michigan foods, with recipes available in advance so you can cook along ...
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Aug 22
Monday
10:30am - 11:00am

CADL Tales Live! Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Location(s): All Locations
Join CADL staff on our Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. on selected Mondays for live stories and songs,...
Aug 22
Monday
10:30am - 11:30am

Baby Sign Language (Age newborn & up)

Downtown Lansing

Join us once a month to learn an array of signs to help your child communicate while developing lang... Read More

Aug 23
Tuesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

Downtown Lansing

Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers, held every week on Tuesda... Read More

Aug 24
Wednesday
10:30am - 11:30am

Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

Downtown Lansing - 1st Floor - Storytime Area

Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers, held every week on Wednesdays.

Aug 25
Thursday
10:30am - 11:30am

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Downtown Lansing - 1st Floor - Storytime Area

Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills, held every Thursday.

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