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CADL Closed for Holiday

Friday, November 24, 2017
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, Nov. 25.
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CADL Closed for Holiday

Monday, December 25, 2017
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed on Sunday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holidays. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
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CADL Closed for Holiday

Monday, January 01, 2018
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed on Sunday, Dec. 31 and Monday, Jan. 1 for the New Year holidays. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2.
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Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers
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ESOL Reading Group (Adults)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Okemos
Practice your English reading and speaking skills by reading articles, books and short stories aloud. This group is not formal English instruction.
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Teen Ice Cream Social & Book Swap (Age 12 & up)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Okemos
Bring a book you’ve read and liked, but can part with. Leave with a book from a fellow swapper. We’ll share ice cream sundaes, music and good company! 
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Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Okemos
Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers
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CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Ask a Business Librarian (Held off-site)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Are you wondering how to get started with market research? Have you heard of business databases but have no idea how to use them? Drop in to get assistance with market research, business databases and more. Brainstorm your ideas or just learn about what business groups are in the area. Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing.

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Film Movement Series (Adults & mature teens)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Okemos
View a recently released, award-winning, foreign or independent film. Today: My King (France)
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Flick's Family Film Festival at Celebration Cinema (Held off-site)

All Day
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is sponsoring family movies at Celebration Cinema in Lansing! Kids 12 & under get in free; adult price is $5. Movies like Captain Underpants and Despicable Me 3 are shown multiple times per day. Visit celebrationcinema.com for details.
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Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers
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Homeschool Discoveries (Age 6 & up)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Okemos
Read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books, plus enjoy activities and projects. A play area for younger siblings is available.
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*CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Start Your Creative Business with Etsy (Held off-site)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Starting a new business on Etsy can feel overwhelming. Learn what to do before you open your shop, the steps to opening, Etsy rules and regulations, how to get found in their search engine, shopping and shipping policies, and how to take effective product photos. Held at the Small Business Development Center’s Capital region Office at LCC, 309 N. Washington Sq. # 115, Lansing. *Registration required here.
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Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Engaging stories, songs and activities to help children build early literacy skills
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ESOL Discussion Group for Kids (Grade 3 & up)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Okemos
Children will practice reading, writing, speaking and listening to English, with a different theme or short story each week. Limited to the first 20 students to arrive. No one under grade 3, please.
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Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers
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ESOL Reading Group (Adults)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Okemos
Practice your English reading and speaking skills by reading articles, books and short stories aloud. This group is not formal English instruction.
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Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Okemos
Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers
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Halloween at Eastwood Towne Center (All ages)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Trick-or-treat at Eastwood’s stores and restaurants, plus stop by CADL’s booth to get a free henna tattoo! Held at Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing. (Rain date is Thursday, Oct. 26. )
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Halloween Magic with Maciek (All ages)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Okemos
This award-winning magician will captivate audiences of all ages. Seating is on a first-come basis. After the show, visit our trick-or-treat stations. Dress up in costume for a night of family fun!
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Registration is open

*Conversational Spanish (Adults)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Do you know “un poquito de español”? Taught by native speakers, this series will help you refresh, practice and expand your knowledge, with a different theme each session. *Registration required; click on "Register."
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Flick's Family Film Festival at Celebration Cinema (Held off-site)

All Day
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is sponsoring family movies at Celebration Cinema in Lansing! Kids 12 & under get in free; adult price is $5. Movies like Captain Underpants and Despicable Me 3 are shown multiple times per day. Visit celebrationcinema.com for details.
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Free Family Film Festival @ NCG (Held off-site)

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
See family movies for free at NCG Cinema's 2017 Family Film Festival, held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Sept. 1–Oct. 29! Tickets are available on a first-come basis on the day of the show. Doors open at 9 a.m. This week: ET.
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Minecraft Free Play (All ages)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Okemos
Challenge yourself or teach your parents and siblings how to play! All levels of players are welcome. Limited to the first 15 to arrive.
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Capital Area Humane Society's Walk for the Animals--Paws in the Park (All ages)

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Bring your dog and join our mascot, Linc the Library Cat, for this CAHS fundraiser. Walk a mile at Cooley Law School Stadium (home of the Lugnuts), plus enjoy lunch and activities. Costumes are encouraged! Kids 12 & under attend free; 13 & over pay a registration fee. Register or find more information at AdoptLansing.org.
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