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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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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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CADL Business Librarian at SBDC: Crafters Networking Meeting (Held off-site)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Hoping to turn your hobby into a business, or grow your current crafting business? Join us for an open networking meeting of crafters, artisans and makers to share knowledge and learn from each other. Held at the Small Business Development Center, 309 N. Washington Square #115 in downtown Lansing.

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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: Planets & the Solar System
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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. Today: A Dog’s Purpose (starring Josh Gad; PG)

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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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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: We the Animals, by Justin Torres

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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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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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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: The Polar Express (starring Tom Hanks; G). While you're here, be sure to enter our contest to win tickets on the North Pole Express!

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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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*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 - 3:50 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium. Today: 9 to 5 (starring Jane Fonda/Lily Tomlin/Dolly Parton; PG)

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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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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: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

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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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“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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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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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: Elf (starring Will Farrell; PG) FREE 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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*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 - 4:00 PM
Downtown Lansing
Basement - Auditorium
We'll show a movie suggested for adults in our auditorium. Today: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (starring Ryan Reynolds/Samuel  L. Jackson; R)

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Meet Author Joe Kimble (Held off-site)

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Cooley Law School Professor Emeritus Joe Kimble is the author of a children's book called Mr. Mouthful Learns His Lesson. Join him at the WMU-Cooley Center in downtown Lansing for a book talk and signing, plus get a tour of Cooley's "Blues and Rock" Art Collection (tours at 4:15 and 6:15). Books will be for sale and signing, with all proceeds being donated to CADL.

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