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

Bags and Books Sale in October

Join us for our Annual Big Book Sale with the addition of gently used purses and bags! Dates: Saturday, October 14 from 9am to 4pm Sunday, …

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week - Words Have Power

East Lansing Welcomes the World

Oct 1st | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

International students and families are invited to come meet their East Lansing neighbors at this special FREE event, brought to the commun…

eBooks & More

New Cloud Library eBooks - 9/8/2017 New Cloud Library eBooks - 9/8/2017

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More titles to check out in the Cloud!
More titles to check out in the Cloud!

10 New Hoopla Audiobooks We're Excited A… 10 New Hoopla Audiobooks We're Excited A…

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Several new titles have been added to Hoopla. Check out our top picks!
Several new titles have been added to Hoopla. Check out our top picks!

New Cloud Library eBooks - 9/1/2017 New Cloud Library eBooks - 9/1/2017

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Don't miss these new titles in the Cloud.
Don't miss these new titles in the Cloud.

hoopla coming to Roku, Apple TV and Amaz… hoopla coming to Roku, Apple TV and Amaz…

Hey hoopla users, do you love streaming video from hoopla but wish you could watch it on a bigger screen?  Get ready to do a happy dance - …
Hey hoopla users, do you love streaming video from hoopla but wish you could watch it on a bigger screen?  Get ready to do a happy dance - …

New Cloud Library eBooks - 8/15/2017 New Cloud Library eBooks - 8/15/2017

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New Cloud Library titles!
New Cloud Library titles!

Kids

iPad Storytime iPad Storytime

Sep 28th | 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at 10:30 for our early literacy based iPad Storytime! This is a twist on traditional storytimes -…
Join us on the last Thursday of the month at 10:30 for our early literacy based iPad Storytime! This is a twist on traditional storytimes -…

Books & Bagels Meet and Greet: Banned Bo… Books & Bagels Meet and Greet: Banned Bo…

Sep 23rd | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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 the mont…
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 the mont…

Miss Eva's Top Three: September 2017 Miss Eva's Top Three: September 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 …

We Need Diverse Books: My Heart Fills wi… We Need Diverse Books: My Heart Fills wi…

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…

Read to a Dog Read to a Dog

Join us for our monthly Read to a Dog program! Register by emailing eweihl@cityofeastlansing to reserve a time slot in advance.
Join us for our monthly Read to a Dog program! Register by emailing eweihl@cityofeastlansing to reserve a time slot in advance.

Teens

5 Finds Teens: September 2017 5 Finds Teens: September 2017

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

Teen Self-Care Club Teen Self-Care Club

Sep 18th | 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Decompress in a quiet, relaxing environment with low-stress crafts and activities, such as making calming jars, coloring, journaling, croch…
Decompress in a quiet, relaxing environment with low-stress crafts and activities, such as making calming jars, coloring, journaling, croch…

New This Week for Teens: 8/8/17 New This Week for Teens: 8/8/17

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Check out what's new on the shelf for teens.
Check out what's new on the shelf for teens.

5 Finds Teens: August 2017 5 Finds Teens: August 2017

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

Adults

Let's celebrate Fall! Let's celebrate Fall!

recommended by AnnieELPL
These books contain inspiring and interesting quotes about fall and autumn. If you enjoy the selection, pick up the book!
These books contain inspiring and interesting quotes about fall and autumn. If you enjoy the selection, pick up the book!

5 Finds Adults: September 2017 5 Finds Adults: September 2017

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

Annie Wanders the Stacks - Book Club Kit… Annie Wanders the Stacks - Book Club Kit…

recommended by AnnieELPL
Are you a part of a book group? Do you ever have a hard time coming up with your next title? Visit our Lit Kit section and get some inspira…
Are you a part of a book group? Do you ever have a hard time coming up with your next title? Visit our Lit Kit section and get some inspira…

What is Digital Literacy? What is Digital Literacy?

By Annie
Every year, September 8 is designated as International Literacy Day from UNESCO. In their 51st year, the theme is Literacy in a Digital Wor…
Every year, September 8 is designated as International Literacy Day from UNESCO. In their 51st year, the theme is Literacy in a Digital Wor…

New This Week for Adults: 8/29/17 New This Week for Adults: 8/29/17

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Looking for something to read? Check out what's new on the shelf for adults!
Looking for something to read? Check out what's new on the shelf for adults!

Maker Studio

Knitting & Crochet Group Knitting & 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 …

3D Printing Workshops 3D Printing Workshops

Interested in 3D Printing? An introduction to Tinkercad and opportunity to print your own design will be available in this workshop.
Interested in 3D Printing? An introduction to Tinkercad and opportunity to print your own design will be available in this workshop.

Learn to Sew in the Maker Studio Learn to Sew in the Maker Studio

Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Or maybe your skills are rusty and you need a refresher. Library staff can teach you the basics an…
Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Or maybe your skills are rusty and you need a refresher. Library staff can teach you the basics an…

Maker Collection at ELPL Maker Collection at ELPL

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We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker Coll…
We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker Coll…

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