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CADL Closed for holiday

Monday, September 05, 2016
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed for Labor Day weekend. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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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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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: Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
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Pokémon Crawl (All ages)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Join us at CADL Downtown Lansing for a Group Crawl––catch Pokémon, chat with other players and have a fun, safe walk! Bring your own device with the app installed.
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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.
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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: Zone One by Colson Whitehead
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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 8-15)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Get your game on with fellow Minecrafters in an after-hours event open to beginner, intermediate and advanced players. Younger children welcome with adult supervision. *Registration required and begins Aug. 26; click on "Register" or call 517-367-6367.
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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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Hamilton Listening Party (Adults)

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We can’t afford tickets to Hamilton on Broadway, but we do have a comfortable auditorium, good speakers, and the complete cast recording! Whether it’s your first time or your 50th, listen in with your fellow Hamilfans. All ages welcome, but be aware of the 143-minute run time and some explicit lyrics.
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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: Transportation
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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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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.
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Teen Writing Club (Ages 13-18)

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Join other teen writers once a month for freewriting, creative prompts and snacks. Writers of all experience levels and interests are welcome.
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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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Good Form Walking (Adults)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
Good form helps people of all ages walk more efficiently. Learn to develop a well-balanced stride and to walk without injury. 
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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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Walk & Talk with a Doctor (Adults)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Downtown Lansing
This community initiative gives residents the opportunity to walk and talk with local physicians while learning about the benefits of being active.
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Robot Zone (All ages)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Play and learn with our iPad-controlled robots! Roll one around a maze or race it across the room. Explore the possibilities!
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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.
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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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Decluttering & Organizing Your Home (Adults)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Lansing
Learn how to declutter and organize your home. Presented by Erica Loomis, Professional Organizer, owner of Your Organized Space, LLC, and a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers.
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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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*3D Print It: Keychains! (Ages 8-15)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Use simple software to design a personalized keychain. See our 3D printer in action, then pick up your keychain at a later date. *Registration required; call 517-367-6367. This event will be repeated at 3 p.m., with registration required.             
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