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Events and Happenings

StoryTime

Repeats every week until Fri May 20 2016 except Thu Mar 31 2016, Thu Apr 07 2016.
Fri, 01/15/2016 - 10:30am

StoryTime is an early literacy experience intended for children ages 2-5 years old.  It includes listening to stories, puppets, singing songs, participating in rhythm activities and an optional craft or related activity.  StoryTime helps lay the foundation for learning in a fun and relaxed fashion.  StoryTime is one of ELPL's Early Literacy programs that teaches and reinforces these important early literacy skills while providing a fun and engaging activity for children.  Caregivers are invited to stay in the StoryTime room or in the library, depending on the child's comfort level.

 

Upcoming sessions of StoryTime:

  • April 29
  • May 6
  • May 13
  • May 20

 

Please note, beginning November 6, StoryTime will move to All Saints Episcopal Church at:

800 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI  48823

The move is due to the library's renovation project which begins in December.

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

www.elpl.org/renovate

Story Time

Added by Admin on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Money Smart Week Storytime with Max and Ruby

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:30am

We're partnering with Money Smart Week to bring you a special preschool storytime! Join us to celebrate Money Smart Kids Read with stories, an activity, and your own copy of Bunny Money by Rosemary Wells starring Ruby and Max to take home with you!

Money Smart Week is a public education initiative of free, non-commercial events, classes, and activities designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Go to MoneySmartWeek.org to search for more programs in your area!

Please note that due to the library's renovation project, this event will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church at:

800 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI  48823

The move is due to the library's renovation project.

Want to know more about the renovation of the East Lansing Public Library?  Visit: www.elpl.org/renovate

Added by Lauren on Friday, April 22, 2016

BabyTime

Repeats every week until Mon May 16 2016 except Sat Nov 21 2015, Sun Feb 14 2016, Sun Apr 03 2016.
Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:30am

BabyTime is an interactive early literacy experience intended for babies ages birth to 2 years.  It includes nursery rhymes, songs, puppets, rhythm activities, sharing a book, freeplay and more.  Babies are born ready to learn.  BabyTime is important to help lay the foundation for learning in a fun and relaxed fashion.  Although your child is years away from becoming a reader, he or she starts to develop the skills necessary for reading and writing at birth.  BabyTime is one of ELPL's Early Literacy programs that not only teaches and reinforces these important skills, but also makes them for for both parent and child.  

Upcoming BabyTime sessions:

  • April 25
  • May 2
  • May 9
  • May 16

Please note, beginning November 2, BabyTime will move to All Saints Episcopal Church at:

800 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI  48823

The move is due to the library's renovation project which begins in December.

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

www.elpl.org/renovate

Baby Time

Added by Admin on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Teen Book Swap

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 3:30pm

Teens are invited to browse through a special display of books for one that they'd like to keep -- in exchange for a 150-500-word review of the book to be e-mailed to jleecul@cityofeastlansing.com within the month.

Teen Book Swap will take place in the library's Staff Conference Room.

Added by Lauren on Monday, April 25, 2016