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Reading Buddies

Is your child struggling with reading? Or maybe they are an enthusiastic reader and just need more read-aloud practice with a patient…

Potter Park Zoo Reading With the Animals

Mar 30th | 11:00am - 12:00pm

Children and families, join us for a special family-friendly event with educators from Potter Park Zoo! As part of Potter Park Zoo's "Zoo...

March is Reading Month

Join us for fun events all month long to celebrate reading!

RSVP For Books, Bites, and Bids

Apr 12th | 5:30pm - 9:00pm

ELPL's 8th Annual Books, Bites, and Bids fundraiser is Friday, April 12, 2019 at the East Lansing Public Library from 5:30-9pm, with a…

Families Fighting Food Waste

Mar 26th | 4:00pm - 7:00pm

This innovative program is hosted by Michigan State University's first IAH Food Waste Class! Join us for a fun hands-on carnival of events…

eBooks & More

March cloudLibrary Pre-Sale Titles March cloudLibrary Pre-Sale Titles

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These will hit the cloudLibrary shelves in the next few weeks and months. Place your holds now!
These will hit the cloudLibrary shelves in the next few weeks and months. Place your holds now!

New cloudLibrary eBooks - 2/19/2019 New cloudLibrary eBooks - 2/19/2019

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Great new titles to keep you sane and inside until Spring arrives.
Great new titles to keep you sane and inside until Spring arrives.

New cloudLibrary - 2/26/2019 New cloudLibrary - 2/26/2019

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New eBooks and eAudiobooks in the cloud.
New eBooks and eAudiobooks in the cloud.

New Movies: February 2019 New Movies: February 2019

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The latest February releases on DVD and Blu-Ray.
The latest February releases on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Pre-Release Titles for cloudLibrary Pre-Release Titles for cloudLibrary

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Place your holds before these titles hit the virtual shelves.
Place your holds before these titles hit the virtual shelves.

Kids

5 Finds Kids: February 2019 5 Finds Kids: February 2019

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Our top five books of the month for kids.
Our top five books of the month for kids.

Cars and Trucks! Cars and Trucks!

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Go-to picture books for little ones who loves cars and trucks!
Go-to picture books for little ones who loves cars and trucks!

Spring Break Fun - 3D Printing For Kids Spring Break Fun - 3D Printing For Kids

In this 3D Printing class, you will learn about 3D printing and why everyone is talking about it today, where to find free 3D-printable…
In this 3D Printing class, you will learn about 3D printing and why everyone is talking about it today, where to find free 3D-printable…

Family Activity Day Family Activity Day

Mar 24th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Come join us for an afternoon filled with fun and educational activities with the MSU Friendshop!
Come join us for an afternoon filled with fun and educational activities with the MSU Friendshop!

Books & Bagels Books & Bagels

Mar 23rd | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us at Books & Bagels, our book discussion group for 4th through 6th graders. Every month we meet with friends to discuss the title of…
Join us at Books & Bagels, our book discussion group for 4th through 6th graders. Every month we meet with friends to discuss the title of…

Teens

Fortnite Tournament Fortnite Tournament

Mar 27th | 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Do you have what it takes to be #1? Compete for bragging rights and a prize in the library's first ever Fortnite Tournament!Register Today!
Do you have what it takes to be #1? Compete for bragging rights and a prize in the library's first ever Fortnite Tournament!Register Today!

Maker Mondays for Teens Maker Mondays for Teens

Are you a teen that loves to make things? Join Beth on Monday afternoons for art or craft activities in the Maker Studio!
Are you a teen that loves to make things? Join Beth on Monday afternoons for art or craft activities in the Maker Studio!

#RealTalk #RealTalk

Join Beth, Teen Services Specialist, for conversations on real issues with a new point of view.
Join Beth, Teen Services Specialist, for conversations on real issues with a new point of view.

Join the ELPL Teen Advisory Board Join the ELPL Teen Advisory Board

Have an opinion?  Share it!  Let's face it, adults are old.  They don't know what's cool.  But you do. Join us once a month for one hour...
Have an opinion?  Share it!  Let's face it, adults are old.  They don't know what's cool.  But you do. Join us once a month for one hour...

Teens:Young Adult Award Winners Teens:Young Adult Award Winners

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Looking for a great gift? Here is YALSA's 2018 Top Ten nominated books.
Looking for a great gift? Here is YALSA's 2018 Top Ten nominated books.

Adults

Author Talk and Book Signing - Polo Tate Author Talk and Book Signing - Polo Tate

Apr 27th | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Join us for a special author talk & book signing by Polo Tate, the great, great granddaughter of Ransom Eli Olds (R.E. Olds), inventor of...
Join us for a special author talk & book signing by Polo Tate, the great, great granddaughter of Ransom Eli Olds (R.E. Olds), inventor of...

Out of This World Book Club Out of This World Book Club

Mar 25th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Monday Movie Matinee Monday Movie Matinee

Mar 25th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Won't You Be My Neighbor?

One-on-One Technology Help Sessions One-on-One Technology Help Sessions

Need help with your laptop, iPad, Kindle, smartphone or other device? Or would you like help navigating the library's e-resources? Need a…
Need help with your laptop, iPad, Kindle, smartphone or other device? Or would you like help navigating the library's e-resources? Need a…

Author of the Month: Stephanie Land Author of the Month: Stephanie Land

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"My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter." With these arresting words, author of the month, Stephanie Land begins her story of...
"My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter." With these arresting words, author of the month, Stephanie Land begins her story of...

Maker Studio

Introduction to 3D Printing Introduction to 3D Printing

Interested in learning more about the library's 3D printers? In this Introduction to 3D Printing class, you will learn some history…
Interested in learning more about the library's 3D printers? In this Introduction to 3D Printing class, you will learn some history of…

Make and Take Picture Frame Workshop Make and Take Picture Frame Workshop

Help us create book themed picture frames to be auctioned off at the library's 8th annual fundraiser, Books, Bites, and Bids!
Help us create book themed picture frames to be auctioned off at the library's 8th annual fundraiser, Books, Bites, and Bids!

Welcome Dale Rogers! ELPL's new STEAM… Welcome Dale Rogers! ELPL's new STEAM…

By Lauren
We are very happy to introduce you to Dale Rogers, a new member of the ELPL team.  Dale has been a teacher for over 30 years in Georgia…
We are very happy to introduce you to Dale Rogers, a new member of the ELPL team.  Dale has been a teacher for over 30 years in Georgia…

Tool Library Tool Library

Tools of all kinds available for check-out with your library card!
Tools of all kinds available for check-out with your library card!

Reserve the Maker Studio For Events Reserve the Maker Studio For Events

By Lauren
Did you know you can reserve the library's Maker Studio for events, classes and more?  We regularly host girl scout and boy scout troops,...
Did you know you can reserve the library's Maker Studio for events, classes and more?  We regularly host girl scout and boy scout troops,...

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