In its current existence, the Great Lakes Folk Festival has been running annually since 2002. A cooperation between the City of East Lansing and the MSU Museum, this weekend festival is a celebration of folk art both locally and nationally. There will be exhibits of dance and music "showcas[ing] performers who learned their skills within […]Read More from Celebrate the Great Lakes Folk Festival
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 hundreds of attractions and locations at a free or discounted rate, just by using your library card? Through the Library of Michigan and other supporters, they have […]Read More from Do You Know About M.A.P.?
Most of us read - or were read - fairy tales as children. In honor of National Tell A Fairy Tale Day, take a look at these titles that take a different approach to some well known stories. Cinder is a take on Cinderella. Cinder is an orphaned android living in New Beijing, China somewhere in […]Read More from A Different Way to Look at Fairy Tales
Who's ready for the East Lansing Art Festival 2017? What is impressionism? Learn about it here. Is mixed media art as tricky as it seems? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own pottery? What do you think about art you can do yourself? DIY Art is very empowering! Or look at […]Read More from What is Art?
At some point, you - or someone you know - may have to deal with some legal issues. Here at the library we can help get you on track for finding the appropriate information for your concerns. Here in the library, you may start your search in our nonfiction stacks. Most of our legal resources […]Read More from Legal Resources Available at the Library
What do you know about jazz? According to Dictionary.com, it's a style of music that originated in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. This style is "generally marked by intricate, propulsive rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, improvisatory, virtuosic solos, melodic freedom, and a harmonic idiom ranging from simple diatonicism through chromaticism to atonality." If […]Read More from Getting to Know Your Jazz