Family Literacy Calendar for K-1

See your child’s reading skills improve with a little practice every day. This calendar provides a daily activity idea related to an essential skill designed especially for children in kindergarten and first grade.


Grade Level Reading Lists

One of the most common questions from kids and parents is for recommendations based on grade level. Here are our recommendations for grades one through six. 

Homework Help K-6

Online tools to help tackle elementary school homework.

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Learning Tools

Learn a language, explore careers, practice tests and more.

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Blog Posts

CADL youth librarians are your partner in nurturing your love of reading.

June 1–Aug. 6, 2022
Join the celebration with reading and activities for your little ones. 
The winners have been announced.
These new titles bring a fresh viewpoint to both historic events and contemporary life.

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Upcoming Events

Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

Tuesday Aug 9, 2022 10:30am - 11:30am Downtown Lansing Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers, held every week on Tuesdays.  Read More

Toddler Storytime (Age 2 & up)

Tuesday Aug 9, 2022 10:30am - 11:30am South Lansing Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers, held on Tuesday mornings.    Read More
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Staff Picks

Lindsay A. Recommends

The Adventures of Pinocchio
This familiar tale of the wooden puppet who yearns to become a real boy is sweet and fun, and full of important themes like redemption, and the power of parenthood. This story is hitting the big...
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Ramona B.P. Recommends

My Very Favorite Book In the Whole Wide World
Henley is someone who does not always like to read. The way he sees it, he has very good reasons why he doesn’t like to read, which you’ll learn more about as you read his story. But one...
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