Michigan Libraries for Life

Since 2010, libraries in Michigan have participated in Michigan Libraries for Life. This entails providing our communities with information on how to become an organ and tissue donor. In the last seven years, Libraries for Life has helped to register over 3,500 donors! If you would like further information on what it means to be […]

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What is Digital Literacy?

Every year, September 8 is designated as International Literacy Day from UNESCO. In their 51st year, the theme is Literacy in a Digital World. What does that mean?  According to the American Library Association, "Digital Literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and […]

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Do You Know About M.A.P.?

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 […]

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What is Art?

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 […]

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Getting to Know Your Jazz

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 […]

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