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.

Check out the top stories getting CADL members through the year.
Find and play all of our Digital Escape Room Challenges!
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.
What is the "Summer Slide," and how can you prevent it from happening to your kids?

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Upcoming Events

CADL Closed for holiday

Monday Jan 18, 2021 12:00am - 12:00am
All Locations
All CADL branches are closed today to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Read More

Storytime to Go at CADL Haslett (Ages up to 6)

Monday Jan 18, 2021 10:00am - 6:00pm Haslett Help your child work on their early literacy skills with our themed storytime packets, including book and music suggestions and a fun craft. Each week will feature a different celebration of a fun holiday. A new kit will be available each week from Jan. 11-Feb. 27, for pick up during open hours while supplies last. *Request one at 517-339-2324, or request a kit as an "Add-on" at MyTime. Read More
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Staff Picks

Rose M. Recommends

The Lighthouse Between Worlds
A young boy is faced with insurmountable odds of finding his father after he is swallowed into the glass lens of the lighthouse. He must now use all of his knowledge to utilize the book of mysterious...
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Kathy Z. Recommends

Pizza and Taco: Who's the Best?
Pizza and Taco are two best friends who finish each other’s sentences, love awesome waterslides, and have a Best Friends dance, but they can’t decide who is really the best.   They...
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