Xavier vs. Arizona

Representing Xavier University is Tracy Chevalier's The Last Runaway. Honor Bright, a Quaker from England, relocates to the Ohio frontier in the 1850's. After befriending the local milliner, Honor is quickly exposed to the anti-slavery movement, as well as the lives of those who made a living hunting down runaways. Honor is soon forced to examine her own…
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Did you know?

1) You can buy beautiful, great condition books in Marsha's Friendshop at the ELPL? 2) That you do not have to have a library card to purchase? 3) That all money goes to the Library programs and needs? 4) That our Friends staff is 100% volunteer? 5) We sort our books by category to make…
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5 Finds Kids: March 2017

We're All Wonders Over 5 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With…
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Come On In!

We know that many folks are without power today, or are home unexpectedly with kids due to school closings.  The East Lansing Public Library is open, with full power, fast, reliable internet, plenty of comfy seating, tons of children's activities, and reasonably priced coffee and snacks.  We would love to see you today…
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5 Finds Teens: March 2017

The Hate U Give After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died. Stranger Than Fanfiction Cash Carter, the young, world-famous lead actor of…
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5 Finds Adults: March 2017

The Women In The Castle Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold. Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined -- an affecting…
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2017 Sponsors

THANK YOU to our 2017 Books, Bites and Bids event sponsors! Buffalo Wild Wings Edible Arrangements Grand Grillin' Grand Traverse Pie Company Insomnia Cookies Matt Borghi Band Pianist Eric Parr               Updated 3/21/17…
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