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Instrument Petting Zoo

Jul 26th | 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Have you always wanted to play an instrument but not sure which one? Mr. White of White Brothers Music of Bath will bring an eclectic asso…

National Night Out & Touch a Truck

Aug 1st | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at ELPL for our annual National Night Out and Touch a Truck celebration! We're teaming up with the East Lansing Police Department t…

Solar Eclipse Party

Aug 21st | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a family-friendly event of the rare solar eclipse! We'll enjoy all kinds of astronomy crafts, snacks, and activities, plus spec…

FUNdraising Golf Night at Little Hawk Pu…

The Friends invite you to enjoy a night of “putt-putt without the windmills” at the Little Hawk Putting Course on Tuesday, August 22nd. No …

Animal Magic

Jul 31st | 10:30am - 11:30am

Build a Better World through nature! Join us for a very special summer reading visit from Animal Magic. You'll get to meet all sorts of exo…

eBooks & More

New Cloud eAudiobooks - 7/20/2017 New Cloud eAudiobooks - 7/20/2017

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Audiobook lovers can now check-out their favorite eAudiobook titles from the Cloud Library! This list features some of the debut collectio…
Audiobook lovers can now check-out their favorite eAudiobook titles from the Cloud Library! This list features some of the debut collectio…

New Cloud eBooks - July 5, 2017 New Cloud eBooks - July 5, 2017

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The newest and best for kids, teens and adults!
The newest and best for kids, teens and adults!

New Cloud Titles - 6/8/2017 New Cloud Titles - 6/8/2017

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Fresh titles in the Cloud Library!
Fresh titles in the Cloud Library!

New Cloud Titles - 5/28/2017 New Cloud Titles - 5/28/2017

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Great reads for all ages!
Great reads for all ages!

New Cloud eBooks - 5/20/2017 New Cloud eBooks - 5/20/2017

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New titles in the Cloud!
New titles in the Cloud!

Kids

Aaaah! Shark! Aaaah! Shark!

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Da-DUM. Da-DUM. Da-DUM da-DUM da-DUM. SHARK!
Da-DUM. Da-DUM. Da-DUM da-DUM da-DUM. SHARK!

5 Finds Kids: July 2017 5 Finds Kids: July 2017

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Our top books of the month for kids!
Our top books of the month for kids!

We Need Diverse Books - Stella Brings th… We Need Diverse Books - Stella Brings th…

By Eva
You may have heard about a movement in the book world called We Need Diverse Books. In 2014, #WeNeedDiverseBooks started as a hashtag on Tw…
You may have heard about a movement in the book world called We Need Diverse Books. In 2014, #WeNeedDiverseBooks started as a hashtag on Tw…

Stories in the Garden Stories in the Garden

Aug 23rd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Michigan 4-H Children's Garden
Teens from the East Lansing Public Library will be reading books to younger children. A magical time of fun and learning. Great for kids 0 …
Teens from the East Lansing Public Library will be reading books to younger children. A magical time of fun and learning. Great for kids 0 …

Miss Eva's Top Three: June 2017 Miss Eva's Top Three: June 2017

By Eva
Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that …
Welcome to Miss Eva's Top Three! Each month I'll be picking out items from three different areas of the children's section to feature that …

Teens

5 Finds Teens: July 2017 5 Finds Teens: July 2017

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Our top books of the month for teens!
Our top books of the month for teens!

New This Week for Teens: 6/27/17 New This Week for Teens: 6/27/17

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New titles from Kiersten White, Mackenzi Lee and more!
New titles from Kiersten White, Mackenzi Lee and more!

YA SF About Lesbian/Bi/Queer Girls YA SF About Lesbian/Bi/Queer Girls

recommended by ELPLTeenLibrarian
A list of young adult speculative fiction featuring lesbian/bisexual/queer girls without a lot of coming-out angst.
A list of young adult speculative fiction featuring lesbian/bisexual/queer girls without a lot of coming-out angst.

Adults

Let's Pick a Book by the Cover - Tigers Let's Pick a Book by the Cover - Tigers

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July 29 is National Tiger Day. Let's celebrate by picking out our next tiger read by selecting titles that have an image of a tiger on them…
July 29 is National Tiger Day. Let's celebrate by picking out our next tiger read by selecting titles that have an image of a tiger on them…

July is National Ice Cream Month July is National Ice Cream Month

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Celebrate this national holiday and help beat the heat by eating some ice cream and possibly making your own from one of these selections!
Celebrate this national holiday and help beat the heat by eating some ice cream and possibly making your own from one of these selections!

5 Finds Adults: July 2017 5 Finds Adults: July 2017

recommended by alaude
Our top books of the month for adults!
Our top books of the month for adults!

Do You Know About M.A.P.? Do You Know About M.A.P.?

By Annie
Summer is here! Which is totally amazing! What are you going to do with your free time? What if I told you that you could gain access to hu…
Summer is here! Which is totally amazing! What are you going to do with your free time? What if I told you that you could gain access to hu…

Annie Wanders the Stacks - Biography Annie Wanders the Stacks - Biography

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Sometimes it's hard to get past our new biography collection! So many great titles, not enough time, right? Here's a list of some great boo…
Sometimes it's hard to get past our new biography collection! So many great titles, not enough time, right? Here's a list of some great boo…

Maker Studio

Green Screen Magic Workshop Green Screen Magic Workshop

Ever wonder how some of that movie magic happens? Interested in "traveling" to far off locations from the comfort of your local library? Com…
Ever wonder how some of that movie magic happens? Interested in "traveling" to far off locations from the comfort of your local library? Com…

De-Construction Studio De-Construction Studio

Tired of building? What's more fun than taking things apart to see how they work? Let de-construct and break open some stuff for a change! D…
Tired of building? What's more fun than taking things apart to see how they work? Let de-construct and break open some stuff for a change! D…

Knitting and Crochet Group Knitting and Crochet Group

Join our group where we come together to work on knitting and crochet projects. All ages and all levels welcome. Bring your own supplies or …
Join our group where we come together to work on knitting and crochet projects. All ages and all levels welcome. Bring your own supplies or …

Canning Jar Wall Decor Canning Jar Wall Decor

Aug 7th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Using our supplies, make your own wall hanging with a canning jar. Ages 8+ (under 8 with guardian). Register at elpl.org
Using our supplies, make your own wall hanging with a canning jar. Ages 8+ (under 8 with guardian). Register at elpl.org

Celebrate 20 Years of Harry Potter - Boo… Celebrate 20 Years of Harry Potter - Boo…

Jul 31st | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Using our supplies, create a Harry Potter inspired bookmark. Register at elpl.org. Ages 8+
Using our supplies, create a Harry Potter inspired bookmark. Register at elpl.org. Ages 8+

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