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Events and Happenings

ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio Workshop - Halloween Button Art

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 6:30pm

Come to 2.0 to use maker studio supplies and create a a Halloween design out of buttons!

Ages 12 and up.

Added by Lauren on Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Practice Your English

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 18 2015 except Tue Nov 10 2015.
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 7:00pm

Join us for conversations to practice speaking and listening in English.

Upcoming sessions of Practice Your English:

  • September 23
  • September 30
  • October 7
  • October 14
  • October 20
  • October 27

Please note, beginning November 4, Practice Your English will move to the ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio at:

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
Suite 212
East Lansing, MI  48823

The move is due to the library's renovation project which begins on November 1.

Want to know more about the renovation of the East Lansing Public Library?  Visit:



Added by Lauren on Sunday, September 20, 2015

Spanish Conversation Group

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Dec 17 2015 except Wed Nov 25 2015.
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 7:00pm

An intercambio/exchange group, both English and Spanish are spoken equally.

Upcoming Spanish Conversation Group sessions:

  • September 17
  • September 24
  • October 1
  • October 8
  • October 15
  • October 22
  • October 29
Added by Admin on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Annual Big Book Sale at Hannah Community Center

Sat, 10/10/2015 - 9:00am

Spring 2015 Purse Fundraiser Raised $2,000!The Friends' biggest fund raising activity -- the annual big book sale -- will be held October 10 and 11 at the Hannah Community Center.  Details will be forthcoming.

The sale schedule will be:

Saturday, October 10 from 9am - 6pm
Sunday, October 11 from 1pm - 4pm


Sunday is BAG Day!  Fill one of our plastic grocery bags for $2.00.

Also available at the sale:

  • Donated bags, backpacks, luggage and other carriers
  • "Garage" sale items from the library, as they pare down in preparation for the big renovation.

The move to the Hannah Community Center is necessitated because of renovations that will be underway at the library.

Friends are urged to continue contributions of books, DVDs, and purses between now and then to support this major fund-raising event!

Added by Maureen on Tuesday, August 25, 2015