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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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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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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.
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Mobile Adoption Event with Ingham County Animal Shelter (All ages)

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Are you thinking of adding a pet to your family? Staff from the Ingham County Animal Shelter will be here with dogs and cats available for adoption!

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Family Symphony Series (All ages)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Members of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra will present a short concert for kids, followed by a related craft. This month: Rich Illman with the trumpet
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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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Meet Author/Memoirist Drew Philp (Adults)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Acclaimed journalist and film writer Drew Philp will share his story of setting his sights on living where he felt he could make a difference: Detroit. His memoir, A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City, has been described as an unforgettable tale of “radical neighborliness.” Books will be available for sale and signing.

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Mid-day Movies (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
Today's movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (PG-13)

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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: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

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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: Beginning Facebook for Small Business (Held off-site)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Learn the basics of how to set up and post to a Facebook account for your business. This seminar for beginners includes  creating a social media plan, ideas of what to post, social media etiquette, Facebook lingo and more. (Lecture only--no hands-on practice.) Free pizza & pop provided by Capital Area District Libraries. Registration required by clicking here.
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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
1st Floor - Storytime Area
Stories, songs and crafts that encourage a love of reading.
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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: Ice Age: Collision Course.
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Fall Fest with Tonks & the Aurors (Held off-site)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Wizardry and wonder fill the air when Tonks & the Aurors perform at the bandstand with original wizard rock inspired by Harry Potter. All ages are welcome for food, crafts, giveaways and more fall fun. Held at McCormick Park in Williamston. Seating for the concert is on the lawn--bring your own blankets and chairs!  

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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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WKAR PBS Kids Day (All ages)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Meet Arthur and Cookie Mouse in person! Members from “Curious Crew” will also be on-hand for some cool science experiments. Crafts, too!

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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: Get Your Business Found on Google Maps (Held off-site)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Learn about Google business listings, how to manage a listing and how to get information about your business online. You will want to have started a business, bring your hours of operation and business description and have a Google account. Part of the seminar will be hands-on to get your business listed (bring your computer). Free pizza & pop provided Capital Area District Libraries! 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 in our audtorium.

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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: One Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
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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: Naturalization Process 101, presented by MSU’s College of Law Immigration Law Clinic.

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“R. Hero” Help-Us-Be-Safe Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Downtown Lansing
1st Floor - Storytime Area
Kids will enjoy puppets, songs and games when “R. Hero” teaches about fire safety and other ways to be safe. Presented by the Red Cross.
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