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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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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 11, 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 these participating CADL branches: Aurelius, Downtown Lansing, Foster, Haslett, Holt-Delhi, Leslie, Mason, Okemos and South Lansing.  . Find more information here.
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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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*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 May 25.  *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 - 3:50 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults. Today: Moonlight (R)
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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: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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*CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Market Research (Held off-site)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Drop in for assistance with market research, business databases and more from CADL's Business Librarian. Learn about top market research tools, understanding your competition, your market size, and the best place to locate your business. 
Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing. *Registration required by clicking here

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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. From now to May 11,  bring in donations of personal care items that will be delivered to moms living in local shelters, in time for Mother's Day. Bring donations to these participating CADL branches: Aurelius, Downtown Lansing, Foster, Haslett, Holt-Delhi, Leslie, Mason, Okemos and South Lansing. Find more information here.
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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 May 25.  *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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CADL at Greater Lansing Baby Fair (Held off-site)

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
CADL is partnering with Willow Tree Family Center to present Lansing’s largest event for new and expectant parents. Visit over 150 exhibitors with products, services, and information. Stop by our booth for fun giveaways and great resources for your parenting journey! Held at the Lansing Center; visit Lansing Baby Fair 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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*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 May 25.  *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 - 4:05 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults. Today: La La Land (PG-13)
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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 May 25.  *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: Etsy Marketing Tips (Held off-site)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Any successful Etsy-prenuer will tell you that setting up your shop is only the first step to a successful business. Learn tips to help insure your selling success, including defining a niche, building a brand, using social media and search engine optimization, and taking effective photos. Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing. *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
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 April 14; 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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Registration is open

*3D Print It: Keychains! (Ages 8–15)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Use a simple 3D design tool to design your own keychain. See CADL’s 3D printers in action, then pick up your keychain at a later date. (This event will be repeated at 2 p.m.) *Registration required and begins March 20; call 517-367-6363.
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*3D Print It: Keychains! (Ages 8–15)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Use a simple 3D design tool to design your own keychain. See CADL’s 3D printers in action, then pick up your keychain at a later date. (This is a repeat of the 1 p.m. event.) *Registration required and begins March 20; call 517-367-6363.
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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: Rocking Rocks! 


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*CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Build Your Own Business Website (Held off-site)

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
You know your business should have a website--now learn how to build one yourself with an easy-to-use tool called Weebly. You’ll also learn how to obtain a web address and what info a typical site needs. The seminar is from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by a pizza lunch, then hands-on help from 12-2 p.m. (bring your own laptop). It's all free, courtesy of  Capital Area District Libraries! *Registration required by clicking here

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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 May 25.  *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 - 4:05 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults. Today: Hidden Figures (PG-13)
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