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CADL closed for holiday

Friday, November 25, 2016
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed for the holidays on Nov. 24 & 25. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, Nov. 26.
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CADL closed for holiday

Monday, December 26, 2016
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed for the holidays on Dec. 24, 25, & 26. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
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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 Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 15 (skip Nov. 24).  *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie on the big screen, suggested for adults. Today: Captain America: Civil War (PG-13)
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Drop in for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students.
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Speculative Book Discussion (Adults)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
We meet each month to discuss new and classic speculative fiction. This month: Atrocity Archive by Charles Stross
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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 Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 15 (skip Nov. 24).  *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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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
Get free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students.
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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 are shown multiple times per day, opening on Friday and running through the following Thursday. Visit celebrationcinema.com for details. Now showing: "Nine Lives" (PG), running Sept. 30-Oct. 6.
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Study for U.S. Citizenship Series (Adults)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
3rd Floor - Board Room
Attend this nine-week series to learn U.S. History & Civics; practice English skills; become familiar with the USCIS.gov website; learn the steps to apply for citizenship; and prepare for the test.
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WKAR PBS Kids Day (All ages)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Bring the kids to meet Curious George and Sid the Science Kid! Plus enjoy a mini concert by members of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and an art project with staff from REACH Studio.
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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 Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 15 (skip Nov. 24).  *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie on the big screen, suggested for adults. Today: Central Intelligence (PG-13)
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Drop in for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students.
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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: On Beauty by Zadie Smith
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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 Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 15 (skip Nov. 24).  *Registration required by calling 517-485-4949. Presented by the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, "The Reading People."
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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
Get free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students.
View More

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 are shown multiple times per day, opening on Friday and running through the following Thursday. Visit celebrationcinema.com for movie titles and times during the week of Oct. 7-13.
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Study for U.S. Citizenship Series (Adults)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
3rd Floor - Board Room
Attend this nine-week series to learn U.S. History & Civics; practice English skills; become familiar with the USCIS.gov website; learn the steps to apply for citizenship; and prepare for the test.
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Drop-in LEGO Club (Age 4 & up)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Kids love getting creative with our LEGO collection! Imaginative play helps them develop skills used for reading.
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Intro to Filmmaking, Part 1 (Ages 13-18)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
The first in a free, three-part series presented by local filmmaker Scott Magie of Flipbook Moving Pictures. Today's topic: Pre-production—Basics of storytelling, scriptwriting and planning. Limited to the first 25 to arrive. Once you’ve learned some skills, enter your film in this year’s 90-second Newbery Film Festival! (Part 2 is on Oct. 15; Part 3 is on Oct. 22.)
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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: Spooky Science
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Coloring for Adults (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help promote overall wellness. We’ll provide coloring pages and books, plus colored pencils and markers. Adults only please!
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