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Little Builders (Ages up to 5)

10:30 AM - 11:15 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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90-Second Newbery Film Viewing Party (Held off-site)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
The national 90-second Newbery Contest challenges teens and tweens to tell the story of a famous book in less than two minutes. We're celebrating some local entries by showing them on the big screen, thanks to our promotional partners at Celebration Cinema! Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories. All ages are welcome. Held at Celebration Cinema,  200 E. Edgewood Blvd. in Lansing.
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*Musician & Storyteller Rev. Robert B. Jones (All ages)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
South Lansing
This gifted performer will present the story of American folk music pioneer Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Lead Belly. A social activist and iconic songwriter, Lead Belly wrote classics such as “Midnight Special” and “Goodnight, Irene,” and was mentor to folk giants Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. *Registration required; call 517-272-9840 or click on "Register."
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Lansing
Drop in on Mondays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students. (Not available on 3/6.)
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"March is Reading Month" Activity Calendar (Ages 3-8)

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
March is Reading Month! Kids ages 3-8 can pick up a free activity calendar during open hours at any CADL branch--they'll earn prizes by doing fun activities that encourage reading. Prizes must be claimed by Monday, April 10.
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Maker Thursday (Cabin Fever Edition) (Ages 8-15)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
We are bringing out our entire supply of STEM resources! Every Thursday in March, embark on a self-guided tour of exploration with a different item each week.
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Read to a Dog (All ages)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
South Lansing
Join us during March is Reading Month to share stories with therapy dogs Stella or Louie.
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*CoderDojo! (Ages 7-17)

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
South Lansing
CoderDojo is a global network of free computer programming clubs for young people. Learn how to code and to develop websites, apps, programs and games in an informal environment. *Registration required; call 517-272-9840 or click on "Register."
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Drop-in LEGO & MAGNA Tiles Club (Ages 6 & up)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
South Lansing
Imaginative play with LEGOS helps develop skills used for reading, while MAGNA TILES introduce basic math concepts.
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Maker Thursday (Cabin Fever Edition) (Ages 8-15)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
We are bringing out our entire supply of STEM resources! Every Thursday in March, embark on a self-guided tour of exploration with a different item each week.
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Registration is open

*Minecraft Game Event (Ages 8-15)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
Get your game on with fellow Minecrafters in an after-hours event open to players at all levels. A limited number of accounts are available to borrow. *Registration required starting Feb. 13; call 517-272-9840 x202 or click on "Register." 
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"March is Reading Month" Activity Calendar (Ages 3-8)

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
March is Reading Month! Kids ages 3-8 can pick up a free activity calendar during open hours at any CADL branch--they'll earn prizes by doing fun activities that encourage reading. Prizes must be claimed by Monday, April 10.
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*Meet Author Shaka Senghor (Held off-site)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
Convicted of second-degree murder at age 17, best-selling author Shaka Senghor served 19 years in the Michigan prison system. His memoir, Writing My Wrongs, is a redemption story of what it’s like to grow up in the gravitational pull of poverty and violence, and then overcome it. This presentation will focus on breaking the link between being victimized and becoming a victimizer. Books will be available for sale and signing. Co-sponsored by the Library of Michigan and held in their 1st floor Forum, 702 W. Kalamazoo Street in Lansing. *Registration required; call at 517-367-6300 or click on "Register."
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Dental Health Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Meet a special guest and learn about good dental habits, plus take home some healthy giveaways! Sponsored by Delta Dental.
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Maker Thursday (Cabin Fever Edition) (Ages 8-15)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
We are bringing out our entire supply of STEM resources! Every Thursday in March, embark on a self-guided tour of exploration with a different item each week.
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Read to a Dog (All ages)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
South Lansing
Join us during March is Reading Month to share stories with therapy dogs Stella or Louie.
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Little Builders (Ages up to 5)

10:30 AM - 11:15 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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Family History Open House (All ages)

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
South Lansing
Celebrate National Genealogy Day with us! Attend free sessions led by experts, plus get help using library resources. Come for one session or stay all day. Get details here.
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Maker Thursday (Cabin Fever Edition) (Ages 8-15)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
We are bringing out our entire supply of STEM resources! Every Thursday in March, embark on a self-guided tour of exploration with a different item each week.
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Lansing
Drop in on Mondays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students. 
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Drop-in Homework Help (Grades K-12)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
South Lansing
Drop in on Mondays for free personal tutoring in any subject for grades K-12, provided by college students.
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Celebrate National Pi Day (All ages)

All Day
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
It's 3.14--Pi Day! Stop by any of our branches during open hours today and enter to win a pie from Grand Traverse Pie Company.
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St. Paddy's Day Storytime & Craft (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
South Lansing
Join us for a St. Patrick's Day storytime followed by a craft.           
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"March is Reading Month" Activity Calendar (Ages 3-8)

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
March is Reading Month! Kids ages 3-8 can pick up a free activity calendar during open hours at any CADL branch--they'll earn prizes by doing fun activities that encourage reading. Prizes must be claimed by Monday, April 10.
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Maker Thursday (Cabin Fever Edition) (Ages 8-15)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
South Lansing
We are bringing out our entire supply of STEM resources! Every Thursday in March, embark on a self-guided tour of exploration with a different item each week.
View More