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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!

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Dec 21st | 10:00am - 3:45pm

To schedule an appointment, log onto redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: MSU) or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1.800.733.2767).

eBooks & More

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

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Big titles coming out in the next few months. Place your holds now and have one less thing to remember to do later.
Big titles coming out in the next few months. Place your holds now and have one less thing to remember to do later.

New cloudLibrary - 12/11/2018 New cloudLibrary - 12/11/2018

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A CRISPR based thriller ripped from the headlines, some new to ELPL titles, and we even threw in some new eAudiobooks. Enjoy!
A CRISPR based thriller ripped from the headlines, some new to ELPL titles, and we even threw in some new eAudiobooks. Enjoy!

Holiday/Winter Read Along books on… Holiday/Winter Read Along books on…

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Holiday and Winter Read Along books and their non-read along counterparts available on Hoopla.
Holiday and Winter Read Along books and their non-read along counterparts available on Hoopla.

Unexpected Holiday movies on Hoopla Unexpected Holiday movies on Hoopla

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"Unexpected" Holiday movies available on Hoopla
"Unexpected" Holiday movies available on Hoopla

New cloudLibrary - 12/4/2018 New cloudLibrary - 12/4/2018

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Including new mysteries, some cozy, some bloody. Plus Nora Roberts, National Book Award finalist Olga Tokarczuk and Jackie Chan. We aim…
Including new mysteries, some cozy, some bloody. Plus Nora Roberts, National Book Award finalist Olga Tokarczuk and Jackie Chan. We aim…

Kids

5 Finds Kids: December 2018 5 Finds Kids: December 2018

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Our top picks of the month for kids.
Our top picks of the month for kids.

Movie Sing-Along: Frozen Movie Sing-Along: Frozen

Dec 28th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fun for the whole family! Come watch the movie Frozen and sing along to the award…
Fun for the whole family! Come watch the movie Frozen and sing along to the award…

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".

Take a break! Take a break!

As a child, my mom always let me help her prepare our Christmas cards.  Our family had these very cool cards that had tags with all of our…
As a child, my mom always let me help her prepare our Christmas cards.  Our family had these very cool cards that had tags with all of our…

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

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Some of my absolute favorite picture books from this year.
Some of my absolute favorite picture books from this year.

Teens

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

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Our top fall releases for teens.
Our top fall releases for teens.

5 Finds Teens: December 2018 5 Finds Teens: December 2018

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Our top five picks of the month for teens.
Our top five picks of the month for teens.

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

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

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.

Be Our Guest! Be Our Guest!

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Middle-grade fiction set in hotels, motels, etc.
Middle-grade fiction set in hotels, motels, etc.

Adults

Gift Picks: Baking Gift Picks: Baking

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Whether they're a beginner or a pro, here are some cookbooks that make great gifts for the baker in your life.
Whether they're a beginner or a pro, here are some cookbooks that make great gifts for the baker in your life.

5 Finds Adults: December 2018 5 Finds Adults: December 2018

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Our top five picks of the month for adults.
Our top five picks of the month for adults.

Nonfiction Nonfiction

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Looking for a gift for the nonfiction reader in your life? Check out our top picks in nonfiction for the season.
Looking for a gift for the nonfiction reader in your life? Check out our top picks in nonfiction for the season.

Smitten Kitchen Every Day Smitten Kitchen Every Day

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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!

Science Fiction & Fantasy Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Here are some critically acclaimed titles in science fiction and fantasy for 2018. Note - if purchasing a gift for a serious…
Here are some critically acclaimed titles in science fiction and fantasy for 2018. Note - if purchasing a gift for a serious…

Maker Studio

Paint a Piggy Bank Paint a Piggy Bank

Dec 29th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The perfect New Year's Resolution! Paint a piggy bank and start saving. Ages 5 and up are welcome.…
The perfect New Year's Resolution! Paint a piggy bank and start saving. Ages 5 and up are welcome.…

Drop in Winter Craft Drop in Winter Craft

Dec 27th | 10:30am - 12:00pm
Stop in anytime between 10:30 and noon and make a winter themed craft! A fun addition to visiting the library…
Stop in anytime between 10:30 and noon and make a winter themed craft! A fun addition to visiting the library…

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…

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