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Summer Reading 2018

Summer Reading at ELPL kicks off on June 18!

Heartfulness Meditation

Jul 5th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for an hour of open meditation. All are welcome to attend this…

World Refugee Day

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In observance of World Refugee Day on June 20th, we highlight the most educational, eye-opening, and heart-wrenching stories of refugees…

Family concert with The Catbird Seat

Jul 11th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lively & fun, educational & entertaining, performances by Wanda & Kay feature lovely harmony vocals with tasteful accompaniment on the…

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Celebrate Pride month with these books and movies for all ages.

eBooks & More

cloudLibrary eBooks - 6/21/2018 cloudLibrary eBooks - 6/21/2018

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Some new, some old (but still good!) and some in-between, for all ages.
Some new, some old (but still good!) and some in-between, for all ages.

cloudLibrary eBooks - 6/18/2018 cloudLibrary eBooks - 6/18/2018

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Lots of new titles and some "new to elpl" titles all freshly loaded to the cloud.
Lots of new titles and some "new to elpl" titles all freshly loaded to the cloud.

cloudLibrary Audiobooks - 6/11/2018 cloudLibrary Audiobooks - 6/11/2018

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Lots of new titles for all ages and amazing older titles you may have missed.
Lots of new titles for all ages and amazing older titles you may have missed.

On-Order cloud Library - July to… On-Order cloud Library - July to…

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eBooks on order and scheduled to arrive in the next few months. Place your holds now!
eBooks on order and scheduled to arrive in the next few months. Place your holds now!

LGBTQ+ Movies and Documentaries LGBTQ+ Movies and Documentaries

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Celebrate Pride Month with these films on DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming on hoopla and Kanopy!
Celebrate Pride Month with these films on DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming on hoopla and Kanopy!

Kids

Jazzy Books Jazzy Books

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Get ready for Jazz Fest with these children's books!
Get ready for Jazz Fest with these children's books!

Further Reading for Social Justice: Who… Further Reading for Social Justice: Who…

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Further reading titles related to January 2017's Social Justice Reading Group and the topic of migrant workers and immigration.
Further reading titles related to January 2017's Social Justice Reading Group and the topic of migrant workers and immigration.

The Lion King: Special Sensory Storytime The Lion King: Special Sensory Storytime

Jul 13th | 9:30am - 10:00am
Join us for a special sensory-friendly storytime! ELPL is partnering with The Wharton Center and their sensory-friendly family performance…
Join us for a special sensory-friendly storytime! ELPL is partnering with The Wharton Center and their sensory-friendly family performance…

Puppet Show with Alex Thomas and Friends Puppet Show with Alex Thomas and Friends

Jul 9th | 10:30am - 11:30am
Enjoy a very special puppet show from Alex Thomas and Friends! This interactive show includes muppet style puppets, jokes, prizes,…
Enjoy a very special puppet show from Alex Thomas and Friends! This interactive show includes muppet style puppets, jokes, prizes,…

Pride Month Picture Books Pride Month Picture Books

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Celebrate with one of these picture books.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Celebrate with one of these picture books.

Teens

New Horizons New Horizons

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Middle-grade and young adult books that illustrate the refugee & immigrant experience.
Middle-grade and young adult books that illustrate the refugee & immigrant experience.

Libraries Rock!: Top Picks for Teens Libraries Rock!: Top Picks for Teens

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Top reads for teens about musicians.
Top reads for teens about musicians.

Teen Activists Coalition Teen Activists Coalition

Jul 3rd | 4:00pm - Jul 12th | 5:00pm
Are you a teen entering grades 7-12 who...believes in magic? believes that unironic enthusiasm is a renewable resource? knows fantasy is…
Are you a teen entering grades 7-12 who...believes in magic? believes that unironic enthusiasm is a renewable resource? knows fantasy is…

Henna for Teens Henna for Teens

Jul 13th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Henna plays an important role in maintaining cultural and traditional identity in India. This tradition is associated especially with…
Henna plays an important role in maintaining cultural and traditional identity in India. This tradition is associated especially with…

Teen Food Tasters Club Teen Food Tasters Club

Teens entering grades 7-12 are invited to taste test a variety of unusual foods and rank your favorites!
Teens entering grades 7-12 are invited to taste test a variety of unusual foods and rank your favorites!

Adults

The Indie NEXT List: June 2018 The Indie NEXT List: June 2018

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Top titles of the month, chosen by booksellers across the nation.
Top titles of the month, chosen by booksellers across the nation.

AARP Senior Learning Series: Good Form… AARP Senior Learning Series: Good Form…

Jul 11th | 10:30am - 12:30pm
AARP Michigan is partnering with the East Lansing Public Library for a monthly series of presentations and workshops designed to help…
AARP Michigan is partnering with the East Lansing Public Library for a monthly series of presentations and workshops designed to help…

Better Living Book Club Better Living Book Club

Jul 2nd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
July 2: Soulful Simplicity by Courtney Carver
July 2: Soulful Simplicity by Courtney Carver

Monday Movie Matinee Monday Movie Matinee

Showing every other Monday in the meeting room, come early for popcorn! The movie schedule through June 2018 is posted here.
Showing every other Monday in the meeting room, come early for popcorn! The movie schedule through June 2018 is posted here.

World Cup 2018 World Cup 2018

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Soccer fans, this list is for you!
Soccer fans, this list is for you!

Maker Studio

Dulcimer Workshop Dulcimer Workshop

Jul 11th | 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Have you been wanting to learn how to play a musical instrument? Come to this workshop and try out a dulcimer. Wanda Degen and Kay…
Have you been wanting to learn how to play a musical instrument? Come to this workshop and try out a dulcimer. Wanda Degen and Kay…

Stop Motion Movie Makers Stop Motion Movie Makers

Jul 12th | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Create your own stop motion film! We will use an ipad to take photos, and imovie to create the movies. The maker studio will have a…
Create your own stop motion film! We will use an ipad to take photos, and imovie to create the movies. The maker studio will have a…

Scratch Gaming Scratch Gaming

Jul 3rd | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
We will use the program Scratch to design your own video game. Drag and drop blocks make programming easy!
We will use the program Scratch to design your own video game. Drag and drop blocks make programming easy!

Kids Craft Time Kids Craft Time

Join Miss Emily in the Maker Studio every Friday morning during summer reading for a new hands-on, kid-friendly craft activity! Let's get…
Join Miss Emily in the Maker Studio every Friday morning during summer reading for a new hands-on, kid-friendly craft activity! Let's get…

Graphic Image Manipulation Program… Graphic Image Manipulation Program…

Jun 27th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
PS Battle? An intro to the free open source version of Photoshop (GIMP) will be shown. Please BYOD with GIMP installed, however the…
PS Battle? An intro to the free open source version of Photoshop (GIMP) will be shown. Please BYOD with GIMP installed, however the…

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