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Events and Happenings

Quiet Study Spots During Finals

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00am

The City of East Lansing is once again offering quiet study spots to area college students preparing for finals from April 26 to April 30

The study spots, featuring free wireless internet, are located at the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, and the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. 

ELPL and ELHCC will offer quiet study areas during these dates and times:

  • Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 27 from 1-5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 28 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 29 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 30 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Contact ELPL at (517) 351-2420 or ELHCC at (517) 333-2580 ext. 0 with questions or for more information.


Added by Admin on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Gallery Opening - The Art of the Selfie

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 2:00pm

Gallery opening and reception in the Library Meeting Room.

The Art of the Selfie is a joint MSU RCAH - Project 60/50 – East Lansing Public Library Program

This free, two-part workshop was designed to encourage girls to use selfies to dig deep into ideas about beauty and self esteem in US culture today. 

At the first session, on March 25, girls in grades 7-12 met at the Library to engage in dialogue about how we think about our own beauty and then learn from artists and photographers how to artistically express our ideas through selfies.  Girls then worked independently to produce a selfie to be printed and displayed at the library.

At the second session, on April 27 from 2-4pm, the participants' selfies will be displayed for the public.

Added by Admin on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Out of this World Book Club - April 2014

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 7:00pm

April's title is Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke

Upcoming titles for the group are:

Added by Admin on Friday, March 14, 2014

Contest: Get Caught Reading in EL

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 8:00am

Contest for ages 13-18, runs May 1-31, 2014.

To be eligible for a FREE Tasty Twist cone, follow 3 simple steps:

1.) Snap a creative picture of yourself reading around East Lansing.  

2.) Follow elplibrary on Instagram

3.) Post your picture on Instagram with #ReadELPL 

Winners will be notified via Instagram in the first week of June.

Added by Admin on Thursday, April 17, 2014