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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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“Be an Angel” Holiday Giving Drive (All ages)

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
1st Floor - Lobby
CADL Cares is proud to support local charities during the holiday season. CADL Downtown Lansing is a collection point for the annual drive coordinated by St. Vincent Catholic Charities. Starting Nov. 17, take a tag from the tree in our lobby. Purchase the item listed (ranging from $1-$40) and drop it off here, unwrapped and with tag attached, by Dec. 15. Thank you for your generous support!

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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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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium. Today: Star Wars--The Force Awakens (starring Daisy Ridley/John Boyeya; 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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*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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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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Drop-in Craft--Painted Rocks (All ages)

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Painted rocks took Michigan by storm this past summer. Drop in to create a decorative and/or inspirational rock to give as a gift or hide in your neighborhood for someone to find. (FREE street parking downtown on weekends)
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Saturday Holiday Matinee (All ages)

11:00 AM - 12:35 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Join us on Saturday mornings from Nov. 25–Dec. 30 to see a holiday or winter-themed matinee on the big screen! Today:  A Christmas Story (starring Peter Billingsley; PG) FREE street parking downtown on weekends!
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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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Tadpole Storytime at I5 (Held off-site)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
NEW DAY & TIME! Our early literacy experts have teamed up with Impression 5’s education specialists for monthly science storytimes geared to ages 3-6. Admission to I5 is free when you show your CADL card or I5 member card. We’ll have a different topic and science activity on the third Tuesday of the month. Today’s topic: Elsa & the Ice Age
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:35 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium. Today: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (starring Chevy Chase; PG-13) 

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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: She of the Mountains, by Vivek Shraya

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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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Saturday Holiday Matinee (All ages)

11:00 AM - 12:35 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Join us on Saturday mornings from Nov. 25–Dec. 30 to see a holiday or winter-themed matinee on the big screen! Today: Arthur Christmas (starring James McAvoy; PG) FREE street parking downtown on weekends!
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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 we will discuss two novellas: "Houston, Houston, Do You Read" by James Tiptree Jr. (available in Her Smoke Rose Up Forever) and "Enter a Soldier, Later: Enter Another" by Robert Silverberg (ONLY available through MelCat in Phases of the Moon).
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Saturday Holiday Matinee (All ages)

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Join us on Saturday mornings from Nov. 25–Dec. 30 to see a holiday or winter-themed matinee on the big screen! Today: Frozen (starring Kristen Bell/Idina Manzel; PG) FREE street parking downtown on weekends!
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium.
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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: Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho 
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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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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium.
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U.S. Citizenship Test Practice

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Join us on Wednesday evenings at CADL Downtown Lansing to practice for the USCIS Naturalization Test in a relaxed setting. The majority of the time will be spent on the Civics portion. For questions please call Jill Abood at 517-334-1519.

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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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