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.

The winners have been announced.
These new titles bring a fresh viewpoint to both historic events and contemporary life.
Join the celebration with reading and activities for your little ones. 
Check out the top stories getting CADL members through the year.

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Upcoming Events

Take & Make Crafts, Storytimes and STEM Kits (All ages)

Friday Jul 30, 2021 10:00am - 6:00pm
All Locations
Looking for free Take & Make crafts, activities, storytimes and STEM kits? We offer a variety of these items for all ages. A complete list is now available on our Take & Make website page. Call your branch with any questions. Read More

*Full STEAM Ahead--Online! (Age 7 & up)

Friday Jul 30, 2021 4:30pm - 5:30pm Okemos Join us online on Fridays for games to help you learn about logic, strategy, math, engineering and art. *Registration required by emailing wuh@cadl.org. You will receive instructions on joining the Microsoft Teams group.  Read More
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Staff Picks

Ramona B.P. Recommends

Ty's Travels: All Aboard
A very nice selection for beginning readers and those who enjoy playing in a cardboard box. Ty really loves going on adventures but what is he to do when everyone in the house is too busy to play?...
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Tom S. Recommends

Leave It To Abigail!: The Revolutionary Life of Abigail Adams
For many of us, the one bit of historical trivia we know about Abigail Adams, besides her being the wife of President John Adams, was her famous admonition to the Continental Congress (and husband...
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