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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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BookSleuth LIVE (Facebook & Twitter)

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Has the trail gone cold in your search for a good book? BookSleuth is on the case! Today from 1-6 p.m., post on CADL's Facebook wall or tweet with titles of the last three books you enjoyed. Our literary detective will reply with a suggested title just for you.
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Family Symphony Series (Held off-site)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Members of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra will present a short concert for kids, followed by a related craft. This month's theme is Music of the Heartland, with all ages welcome. Held at Lansing City Market, 325 Market Drive, Lansing.
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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Blind Date with a Book (Adults)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Is your life missing some romance? Excitement? Intrigue? From now until Feb. 14, come to any branch (except CADL Downtown Lansing) during open hours and check out our Blind Date book display. You can’t see the title but you may just find your perfect partner. Some lucky readers will unwrap a great prize along with their book, maybe even a Kindle Fire! So don’t be shy--take chance on finding love at first page.
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Speculative Book Discussion Group (Held off-site)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join us for a lively discussion at the Chapbook Café at Schuler Books in Eastwood Towne Center, 2820 Towne Centre Blvd. This month: Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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"Talking Books" @ Mid-Michigan Women's Expo (Held off-site)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is pleased to partner with the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo for presentations on a variety of topics. Today, Collection Development Specialist Jessica Trotter presents "Talking Books." Whether you’re interested in purely pleasure reading, or you're looking for books to spark discussion, drop in for a selection of hot picks and great under-the-radar reads. Held at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Find ticket information and more at the EXPO website.
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"Control Your Clutter" @ Mid-Michigan Women's Expo (Held off-site)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is pleased to partner with the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo for presentations on a variety of topics. Today, learn how to get control of your clutter from professional organizer Betty Huotari of Logical Placement, LLC. She has been prominently featured in Woman's Day magazine and appeared on A&E's Hoarders. Held at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Find ticket information and more at the EXPO website.
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"Organize Your Kitchen" @ Mid-Michigan Women's Expo (Held off-site)

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is pleased to partner with the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo for presentations on a variety of topics. Today, learn how to organize your kitchen and pantry from professional organizer Betty Huotari of Logical Placement, LLC. She has been prominently featured in Woman's Day magazine and appeared on A&E's Hoarders. Held at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Find ticket information and more at the EXPO website.
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"Speed Painting" @ Mid-Michigan Women's Expo (Held off-site)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is pleased to partner with the Mid-Michigan Women's Expo for presentations on a variety of topics. Today, artist Martina Hahn invites you to experience an unusual form of live performance art! See an image come to life right before your eyes—in just six minutes. Can you guess what it is? (Hint: The music is a clue.)  Held at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Find ticket information and more at the EXPO website.
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Blind Date with a Book (Adults)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Is your life missing some romance? Excitement? Intrigue? From now until Feb. 14, come to any branch (except CADL Downtown Lansing) during open hours and check out our Blind Date book display. You can’t see the title but you may just find your perfect partner. Some lucky readers will unwrap a great prize along with their book, maybe even a Kindle Fire! So don’t be shy--take chance on finding love at first page.
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Brew Pub Book Club (Held off-site)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Our book group meets at Soup Spoon Cafe, 1419 E. Michigan Ave. in Lansing. This month: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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CADL Cares—Casual for a Cause

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Each month, CADL staff is invited to participate in Casual for a Cause. By donating $1, staff can wear casual attire for the day, with proceeds going to local, nonprofit organizations.
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CADL Cares—Casual for a Cause

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Each month, CADL staff is invited to participate in Casual for a Cause. By donating $1, staff can wear casual attire for the day, with proceeds going to local, nonprofit organizations.
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Blind Date with a Book (Adults)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Is your life missing some romance? Excitement? Intrigue? From now until Feb. 14, come to any branch (except CADL Downtown Lansing) during open hours and check out our Blind Date book display. You can’t see the title but you may just find your perfect partner. Some lucky readers will unwrap a great prize along with their book, maybe even a Kindle Fire! So don’t be shy--take chance on finding love at first page.
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Tadpole Storytime at I5 (Held off-site)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL’s early literacy experts have teamed up with Impression 5’s education specialists for science storytimes geared to ages 3-6. Admission to I5 is free when you show your CADL card or I5 member card (with seating on a first-come basis). We’ll have a different topic and science activity each month. Today’s topic: Music & Sound


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Blind Date with a Book (Adults)

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
It's the last day to have a Blind Date with a Book! Come to any branch (except CADL Downtown Lansing) during open hours and check out a mystery book--you can’t see the title but you may just find your perfect partner. Some lucky readers will unwrap a great prize along with their book, maybe even a Kindle Fire! So don’t be shy--take chance on finding love at first page.
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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BookSleuth LIVE (Facebook & Twitter)

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Has the trail gone cold in your search for a good book? BookSleuth is on the case! Today from 1-6 p.m., post on CADL's Facebook wall or tweet with titles of the last three books you enjoyed. Our literary detective will reply with a suggested title just for you.
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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90-Second Newbery Film Viewing Party (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
The national 90-second Newbery Contest challenges teens and tweens to tell the story of a famous book in less than two minutes. We're celebrating some local entries by showing them on the big screen, thanks to our promotional partners at Celebration Cinema! Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. All ages are welcome. Held at Celebration Cinema,  200 E. Edgewood Blvd. in Lansing.
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Speculative Book Discussion Group (Held off-site)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join us for a lively discussion at the Chapbook Café at Schuler Books in Eastwood Towne Center, 2820 Towne Centre Blvd. This month: The Children’s Home by Charles Lambert


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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
While the Downtown Lansing branch is closed for remodeling, join Miss Cassie for Thursday morning storytimes at the Library of Michigan (Lake Huron Room), located just west of our building--702 W. Kalamazoo St. in Lansing.  
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