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Thank You to Our Friends!

As the songs say, "You've Got to Have Friends" and "We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends," this is especially true for the East La…

Jim Gill Storytime Concert

Oct 27th | 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for a very special storytime concert! Jim Gill will be playing family-friendly music during storytime on Friday, October 27. Don't …

A Tale of a Boon's Wife author visit wit…

Nov 1st | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The East Lansing Public Library is pleased to host Somali-Canadian author Fartumo Kusow, author of the new book, A Tale of a Boon's Wife on Nov…

All Hallows Read

Oct 27th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the second annual All Hallows Read party at the library! Join us for trick or reading and explore lots of areas of the library …

Tool Library

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

eBooks & More

New Mystery Audiobooks on Hoopla! New Mystery Audiobooks on Hoopla!

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There is a new batch of audiobooks available to stream on Hoopla! Check out what's new this month.
There is a new batch of audiobooks available to stream on Hoopla! Check out what's new this month.

New Comics/GN on Hoopla that Inspired Po… New Comics/GN on Hoopla that Inspired Po…

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Comics and Graphic Novels on Hoopla that started popular TV and Movies
Comics and Graphic Novels on Hoopla that started popular TV and Movies

New Cloud Library eBooks - 10/11/2017 New Cloud Library eBooks - 10/11/2017

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The new titles keep rolling in, check out the Cloud Library today!
The new titles keep rolling in, check out the Cloud Library today!

Current stand-up Comedians on Hoopla Current stand-up Comedians on Hoopla

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Mike Birbiglia, Whitney Cummings, Bob Saget and more!
Mike Birbiglia, Whitney Cummings, Bob Saget and more!

Top Ten New Audio Titles on Hoopla: Octo… Top Ten New Audio Titles on Hoopla: Octo…

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Our top ten picks for audio titles new to Hoopla in October!
Our top ten picks for audio titles new to Hoopla in October!

Kids

5 Finds Kids: October 2017 5 Finds Kids: October 2017

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

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

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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 …

Mental Health Reads for Kids Mental Health Reads for Kids

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October 1-7 is Mental Illness Awareness month, and a great time to check out one of these books for children that deals with mental health …
October 1-7 is Mental Illness Awareness month, and a great time to check out one of these books for children that deals with mental health …

Fall is Here Fall is Here

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Goodbye summer, hello fall!
Goodbye summer, hello fall!

Hoopla's Happy Halloween videos for kids Hoopla's Happy Halloween videos for kids

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Kid friendly Halloween favorites to stream anytime!
Kid friendly Halloween favorites to stream anytime!

Teens

Empathy & Equity Box Debuts at ELPL Empathy & Equity Box Debuts at ELPL

What is the Empathy & Equity Box? This is an anonymously accessible pantry for anyone in need to pick up food, school supplies, personal ca…
What is the Empathy & Equity Box? This is an anonymously accessible pantry for anyone in need to pick up food, school supplies, personal ca…

Ghostly Teens Ghostly Teens

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Spooky titles for young adults that feature at least one ghost, haunted house, or instance of paranormal activity.
Spooky titles for young adults that feature at least one ghost, haunted house, or instance of paranormal activity.

5 Finds Teens: October 2017 5 Finds Teens: October 2017

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

ASCEND ASCEND

Oct 25th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
High school students are invited to join the Chi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to discuss self-awareness and wh…
High school students are invited to join the Chi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to discuss self-awareness and wh…

Teen Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017… Teen Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017…

Nov 3rd | 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on t…
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on t…

Adults

New This Week for Adults: 10/10/17 New This Week for Adults: 10/10/17

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Looking for something to read? Check out the newest additions to our shelves.
Looking for something to read? Check out the newest additions to our shelves.

Celebrate Teen Reads Week! Celebrate Teen Reads Week!

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When was the last time you wandered through our Teen section? Take a look through this list and see what you may have been missing out on! …
When was the last time you wandered through our Teen section? Take a look through this list and see what you may have been missing out on! …

New This Week for Adults: 10/3/2017 New This Week for Adults: 10/3/2017

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Looking for something to read? Check out the newest additions to our shelves.
Looking for something to read? Check out the newest additions to our shelves.

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

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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: October 2017 5 Finds Adults: October 2017

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

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 …

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…

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