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CADL Closed for Holiday

Monday, September 04, 2017
Capital Area District Libraries (system-wide)
All CADL branches are closed from Saturday, Sept.2-Monday, Sept. 4 for Labor Day weekend. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
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Annual LEGO Building Challenge (Ages up to 18)

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Williamston
Take the LEGO challenge! Submit a creation of your own design using this year's Summer Reading theme, “Build a Better World.” Prizes will be awarded in three age groups: Preschool–Grade 1, Grades 2–5, and Grades 6–12. Drop off entries at the library during open hours the week of July 24-28. Prizes will be awarded on Friday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m.
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Table Top Art (All ages)

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Haslett
Drop in Monday through Friday during our open hours to create art projects from a variety of table top supplies. 
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Toddler Storytime (Ages 1½-3)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers
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Meridian Seniors Booklovers Group (Adults)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Haslett
Our group meets every month at the Meridian Senior Center in Okemos (inside Chippewa Middle School). This month: Ordinary Grace by William Kent
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Euchre Group (Adults)

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Haslett
Join this informal group to play cards in good company. The fun is free!
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Impression 5 Science Center—Build It Challenge (Ages 8–12)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Foster
Build with cups and straws to see how factors like shape, size and type of material make a difference in how strong a structure is. Children ages 6 & 7 may attend with an adult helper. 
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Learn to Program with Ruby (Age 12 & up)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Foster
Learn to program a computer with this cool new language.
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Homeschool Discoveries (Age 6 & up)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Okemos
Read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books, plus enjoy activities and projects. A play area for younger siblings is available.
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Mad Science Mondays (Age 5 & up)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dansville
Drop in on Mondays for science-based activities and experiments (while supplies last).
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Registration is open

*Building Fun Series (All ages)

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Holt-Delhi
Join us on Mondays all summer to build unique items. Today: Bird Kindness *Registration required; call 517-694-9351 or click on "register."
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Henna Body Art (Age 13 & up)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Okemos
Express yourself through original, temporary henna art, with artist Anshu Varma. Limited to the first 30 to arrive.
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Sit 'n Knit: Hugs for Hospice (Adults)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Leslie
Join our efforts to knit or crochet hats, slippers or lapghans for Heartland/Hospice patients.
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The Writing Hour (Age 9 & up)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Dansville
This creative writing group is for experienced and new writers, with writing prompts and a chance to share your work and ideas.
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Helping Women Period (Adults)

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Okemos
You can make a difference for women who are homeless and/or low income in the Lansing area. Learn how at a Helping Women Period presentation that includes personal stories and ways you can help or volunteer. For more ways you can help your community, visit CADL Cares.
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Annual LEGO Building Challenge (Ages up to 18)

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Williamston
Take the LEGO challenge! Submit a creation of your own design using this year's Summer Reading theme, “Build a Better World.” Prizes will be awarded in three age groups: Preschool–Grade 1, Grades 2–5, and Grades 6–12. Drop off entries at the library during open hours the week of July 24-28. Prizes will be awarded on Friday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m.
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Little Builders Storytime (Age 2 & up)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dansville
Stories, songs and activities for our littlest builders
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Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mason
Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills. Please enter via ramp door.
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Early Literacy Playtime (Ages up to 5)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Williamston
Stories and easy-to-make activities designed to help caregivers prepare their little ones for reading.  
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Family Storytime (Ages up to 6)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Williamston
Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills
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Hula Hoop with Lansing Hoops (All ages)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Leslie
Learn some hooping skills from the experts! Stay in shape while having fun. Held at Leslie Middle School. Seating is on a first-come basis. 
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Movers & Readers Playtime (Ages up to 3)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Holt-Delhi
Lively stories and activities for young children and their caregivers
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Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Okemos
Engaging stories, songs and activities to help children build early literacy skills
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Baby Storytime (Ages up to 2)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dansville
Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, you’re welcome to stay after storytime for a Rural Moms Group meeting, led by the Willow Tree Family Center.
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Summer STEAM Series (Ages 7-17)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Haslett
Join us on Tuesdays this summer for a different experiment or activity every week. Today: Marble Maze Party—Make a maze you can take home.

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