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Closed for holiday

Monday, May 29, 2017
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed on May 27, 28 and 29 for Memorial Day weekend. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.
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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: Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines
 
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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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Movers for Moms Collection (All ages)

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is proud to serve as a collection point for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's Movers for Moms campaign. Between April 1–May 4, we will accept donations of personal care items that will be delivered to moms living in local shelters, in time for Mother's Day. Bring donations to any CADL branch during open hours. Find more information here.
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Family Celebration (All ages)

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
We’re excited to show off the bright new space at our Downtown Lansing branch! Join us for a tour, plus special guests and fun giveaways. DLFC
11 a.m.–1 p.m.: Hands-on science experiments with kids from WKAR’s "Curious Crew"
12–4 p.m.: Free face painting & balloon animals
1–4 p.m.: Meet storybook characters Elephant & Piggie
1-4 p.m.: Meet WKAR character Sid the Science Kid
1:30–2:30 p.m.: Performance by local musician Taylor Taylor and her band

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*CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Google Analytics for Beginners (Held off-site)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Google Analytics enables you to measure your website traffic to understand your customers and improve your online business. You will learn how to set measurement goals that are right for your business and how to use data to make better business decisions. Laptops will be available or you can bring your own to get direct help in enabling Google Analytics on your website. Be sure to have your login information to edit your site, and your a login and password. Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing. *Registration required by clicking here

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Spring Break Cinema (All ages)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Join us during spring break for a screening of the animated movie Trolls (PG).
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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: What We Become by Arturo Perez-Reverte

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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 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.
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Movers for Moms Collection (All ages)

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is proud to serve as a collection point for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's Movers for Moms campaign. Between April 1–May 4, we will accept donations of personal care items that will be delivered to moms living in local shelters, in time for Mother's Day. Bring donations to any CADL branch during open hours. Find more information here.
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults. Today: Fences (PG-13)
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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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Registration is open

*Minecraft Game Night (Ages 8-18)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Get your game on with fellow players in an after-hours event open to all skill levels. Younger children welcome with adult supervision. *Registration required and begins March 17; call 517-367-6367 or click on "Register."
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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.
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Closed for Holiday

All Day
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed on Easter Sunday. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 17.
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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults. Today: Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13)
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Movers for Moms Collection (All ages)

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is proud to serve as a collection point for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's Movers for Moms campaign. Between April 1–May 4, we will accept donations of personal care items that will be delivered to moms living in local shelters, in time for Mother's Day. Bring donations to any CADL branch during open hours. Find more information here.
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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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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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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.
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Impression 5 Science: LED Jewelry (Ages 8–12)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Staff from I5 Science Center will help kids explore the science of circuitry. Use their supplies and your imagination to make your own wearable LED flair (while supplies last).
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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)
Learn what to do before you open your Etsy shop, the steps to opening, Etsy rules and regulations, how to get found in their search engine, shop and shipping policies, and how to take effective product photos. Please note that this is in lecture format and doesn't allow for hands-on practice. Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing. *Registration required by clicking here.

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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. Today: Manchester by the Sea (R)
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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: Way Station by Clifford D. Simak
 
 
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