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Storytime at Biggby

Dec 19th | 10:30am - 11:30am
Biggby

Storytime at Biggby Coffee on the corner of Abbot and Lake Lansing. Join us for stories, songs, fun, and coffee! No fee, all are welcome!

Holiday Concert with the Prime Time…

Dec 16th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Make plans to enjoy the sounds of the season with East Lansing's Prime Time Strummers ukulele ensemble. Founded in 2012, the Prime Time...

Social Justice Reading Group

Dec 15th | 10:30am - 12:00pm

Our monthly Social Justice Reading Group is aimed at youth ages 4 to 11 (preschool to fifth grade). The reading group is designed to…

eBooks & More

Unexpected Holiday movies on Hoopla Unexpected Holiday movies on Hoopla

recommended by jamormi
"Unexpected" Holiday movies available on Hoopla
"Unexpected" Holiday movies available on Hoopla

Read Along Titles From hoopla Read Along Titles From hoopla

When you are raising a reader you need every helpful tool you can find. Read along videos and books are a great way to encourage reading.
When you are raising a reader you need every helpful tool you can find. Read along videos and books are a great way to encourage reading.

New Music on hoopla New Music on hoopla

recommended by laurendouglass
If you love soundtracks, hoopla is a treasure trove of both new and old albums. Also on this list, video game soundtracks!
If you love soundtracks, hoopla is a treasure trove of both new and old albums. Also on this list, video game soundtracks!

New eBooks - 11/13/2018 New eBooks - 11/13/2018

recommended by laurendouglass
Michelle Obama, Janet Evanovich and George R.R. Martin, just to name a few.
Michelle Obama, Janet Evanovich and George R.R. Martin, just to name a few.

New eAudiobooks - 11/5/2018 New eAudiobooks - 11/5/2018

recommended by laurendouglass
A little bit of something for everyone.
A little bit of something for everyone.

Kids

Penpals Penpals

recommended by EvaELPL
December is Letter Writing Month! Get inspired to write to a friend with these kids reads.
December is Letter Writing Month! Get inspired to write to a friend with these kids reads.

Books & Bagels Books & Bagels

Dec 22nd | 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…

Miss Eva's Favorite Picture Books of... Miss Eva's Favorite Picture Books of...

recommended by EvaELPL
Some of my absolute favorite picture books from this year.
Some of my absolute favorite picture books from this year.

Mary Poppins Returns Special Showing at… Mary Poppins Returns Special Showing at…

Dec 22nd | 8:30am - 11:30am
Need a break from the holiday rush? Join us at NCG Cinemas at Eastwood for a special showing of "Mary Poppins Returns".
Need a break from the holiday rush? Join us at NCG Cinemas at Eastwood for a special showing of "Mary Poppins Returns".

Teens

Teens: Top Picks of the Season Teens: Top Picks of the Season

recommended by alaude
Our top fall releases for teens.
Our top fall releases for teens.

Totally Tubular - 1980s YA Fiction Totally Tubular - 1980s YA Fiction

recommended by ELPLTeenLibrarian
Schweet reads for teens that take place in the 1980s.
Schweet reads for teens that take place in the 1980s.

Be Our Guest! Be Our Guest!

recommended by ELPLTeenLibrarian
Middle-grade fiction set in hotels, motels, etc.
Middle-grade fiction set in hotels, motels, etc.

5 Finds Teens: November 2018 5 Finds Teens: November 2018

recommended by alaude
Our top five picks of the month for teens.
Our top five picks of the month for teens.

It Came From the Woods. (Most Strange… It Came From the Woods. (Most Strange…

recommended by ELPLTeenLibrarian
Middle-grade and young adult fiction that takes place in the deep, dark forest.
Middle-grade and young adult fiction that takes place in the deep, dark forest.

Adults

Smitten Kitchen Every Day Smitten Kitchen Every Day

recommended by ELPLPublicServices
For your favorite chef-in-training, look through these titles and get ready to sample some delicious meals!
For your favorite chef-in-training, look through these titles and get ready to sample some delicious meals!

Books on Tap @ Jimmy's Pub Books on Tap @ Jimmy's Pub

Dec 11th | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Jimmy's Pub
End of year wrap up and white elephant book exchange.
End of year wrap up and white elephant book exchange.

5 Finds Adults: November 2018 5 Finds Adults: November 2018

recommended by alaude
Our top five books of the month for adults.
Our top five books of the month for adults.

Better Know a Database - Consumer… Better Know a Database - Consumer…

By Lauren
East Lansing patrons now have two ways to access Consumer Reports, the most trusted name in vetted and tested reviews and ratings of…
East Lansing patrons now have two ways to access Consumer Reports, the most trusted name in vetted and tested reviews and ratings of…

Library Reads: November 2018 Library Reads: November 2018

recommended by alaude
The top ten titles of the month chosen by librarians across the nation.
The top ten titles of the month chosen by librarians across the nation.

Maker Studio

Gingerbread Houses Gingerbread Houses

Dec 17th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Families with young children, join us in our maker space to build your own festive (and delicious) "gingerbread" house out of frosting,...
Families with young children, join us in our maker space to build your own festive (and delicious) "gingerbread" house out of frosting,...

Middle School STEAM Club Middle School STEAM Club

Dec 11th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children in grades 5-8 are invited to join us at our monthly STEAM Club! Each month we explore topics in Science, Technology, Engineering,…
Children in grades 5-8 are invited to join us at our monthly STEAM Club! Each month we explore topics in Science, Technology, Engineering,…

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,...

Robot Fest 2018 a Success! Robot Fest 2018 a Success!

By Lauren
ELPL, the MSU College of Engineering, ITEC, and the City of East Lansing were happy to host the second annual Robot Fest on a hot Sunday…
ELPL, the MSU College of Engineering, ITEC, and the City of East Lansing were happy to host the second annual Robot Fest on a hot Sunday…

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!

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