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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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*Beginning English Classes–ESL (Adults)

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
Learn English (ESL) at these classes for beginners, held every Monday and Wednesday until Dec. 20. *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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U.S. Citizenship Series (Adults)

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Join us for a three-part overview of the U.S. Naturalization process, held Oct. 4, 11 & 18. We’ll cover a different topic each week—come to as many as you like. Today: Reading and Writing portions of the Citizenship test
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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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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
1st Floor - Storytime Area
Engaging stories and activities to help children build early literacy skills
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Drop in on Tuesdays and Thursdays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by MSU college students.
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Marginalia Book Club (Held off-site)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
This group meets monthly at the Salus Center (624 E. Michigan Ave.) to discuss fiction and popular non-fiction by queer and trans authors. We prioritize reading about intersecting oppressed identities, and from our own diverse experiences of gender and sexuality. All ages welcome for adult discussion. We'll bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks; additional refreshments are welcome. This month's title: Juliet Takes a Breath, by Gabby Rivera

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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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Drop-in LEGO Club (Age 4 & up)

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Kids love getting creative with our LEGO collection! Imaginative play helps them develop skills used for reading. (FREE street parking downtown on weekends)
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Dr. Johnson’s Zombie Apocalypse (Ages 10–18)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Renowned post-death researcher Dr. Johnson is preparing to unleash a deadly zombification virus! He has created an antidote but locked it away for himself and his family. Figure out the clues, unlock the antidote, and save the world from the zombie apocalypse! (FREE street parking downtown on weekends)
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*Beginning English Classes–ESL (Adults)

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
Learn English (ESL) at these classes for beginners, held every Monday and Wednesday until Dec. 20. *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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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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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:05 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium. Today: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13)

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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Drop in on Tuesdays and Thursdays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by MSU college students. (FREE street parking downtown after 6 p.m.)
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Trick-or-Treat on the Square (All Ages)

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating, hayrides, strolling street performers and more. Held outside on South Washington Square in downtown Lansing, between Kalamazoo St. & Michigan Ave. (Rain date is Tuesday, Oct. 25.)
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*Beginning English Classes–ESL (Adults)

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
Learn English (ESL) at these classes for beginners, held every Monday and Wednesday until Dec. 20. *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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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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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
1st Floor - Storytime Area
Engaging stories and activities to help children build early literacy skills
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Drop in on Tuesdays and Thursdays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by MSU college students.
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*Pop-up Stories (Adults)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Join us for an evening of community storytelling on the theme of "Transformations." If you’ve ever reinvented yourself, changed your environment, or had a life-altering experience, we want to hear about it! Stories should be true, firsthand accounts, around 5 minutes long. They will be recorded for possible use on the radio, with permission, and should be family and FCC-friendly. If you don't have a story to share, enjoy yourself as an audience member.  ((FREE street parking downtown after 6 p.m.) *Sign up to tell a story, or request disability arrangements, by emailing Katie Cook at kcook@wkar.org. 

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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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Drop-in LEGO Club (Age 4 & up)

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Kids love getting creative with our LEGO collection! Imaginative play helps them develop skills used for reading. (FREE street parking downtown on weekends)
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