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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 - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading in children
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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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Little Builders (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
South Lansing
Bring your little ones to play with our collection of chunky building sets. Imaginative play helps them develop early literacy skills.

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Red Cross PIllowcase Project (Ages 6–12)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
South Lansing
This project helps children to learn about home fire safety and other safety precautions. They’ll design a colorful pillowcase to take home and turn into an emergency preparedness kit.  
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Haunted Travels of Michigan (Adults)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
South Lansing
Michigan paranormal author Kat Tedsen leads a journey through audio/visual paranormal evidence files from her popular book series, Haunted Travels of Michigan.
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Drop-in Job Help (Adults)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
Need help with applications, resumes, or how to get started in your job search? Drop in any Monday from 1-3 p.m. for personalized assistance. 
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ESOL Reading Group (Adults)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Lansing
Practice your English reading and speaking skills by reading articles, books and short stories aloud. All levels are welcome. Children's activities provided.
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NEW! Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers
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Drop-in Science Tuesday (Age 5 & up)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
South Lansing
Drop in for fun, science-based activities and experiments (while supplies last).  
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Family Storytime (Held off-site)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
South Lansing
Engaging stories, songs and activities to help children build early literacy skills. Held at the Schmidt Community Center
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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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Hispanic Heritage Month Event—Author Ruth Behar (Age 8 & up)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
South Lansing
Ruth Behar’s middle-grade novel Lucky Broken Girl is a remarkable multicultural coming-of-age tale.  Based on a semi-autobiographical retelling of Behar’s childhood, a young Cuban-Jewish immigrant girl faces unspeakable tragedy with strength and resilience. Books will be available for sale and signing.
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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading in children
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Books & Brunch Group (Adults)

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
South Lansing
Grab a friend and join us for a celebration of great books! Selections are decided by the group. This month: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

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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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Little Builders (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
South Lansing
Bring your little ones to play with our collection of chunky building sets. Imaginative play helps them develop early literacy skills.

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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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Introduction to Filmmaking, Part 1 (Age 8 & up)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
South Lansing
This three-part series for homeschool students, held on consecutive Fridays, is presented by local filmmaker Scott Magie of Flipbook Moving Pictures. Attend each week to learn some skills, then enter your film in this year’s 90-second Newbery contest! This week's topic: Pre-production (Scriptwriting and planning). Limited to the first 25 to arrive.
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Drop-in Job Help (Adults)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
Need help with applications, resumes, or how to get started in your job search? Drop in any Monday from 1-3 p.m. for personalized assistance. 
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ESOL Reading Group (Adults)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Lansing
Practice your English reading and speaking skills by reading articles, books and short stories aloud. All levels are welcome. Children's activities provided.
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NEW! Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers
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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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Drop-in Science Tuesday (Age 5 & up)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
South Lansing
Drop in for fun, science-based activities and experiments (while supplies last).  
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