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

Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

Wednesday Dec 7, 2022 10:30am - 11:00am Stockbridge Join us Wednesdays for engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills.    Read More

Toddler Storytime (Ages 2 & up)

Wednesday Dec 7, 2022 10:30am - 11:30am Downtown Lansing Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers.  Read More
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Staff Picks

Katie S. Recommends

Breaking the Ice: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League
This picture book is the compelling story of a woman who made hockey and sports history. And beyond that she lived her dreams and let them take her as far as she could go with her undaunted passion,...
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Eric S. Recommends

Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country
This is a children’s nonfiction book that highlights 18 Asian Americans who have made significant contributions to American society. Although it features some names that are well known, most are...
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