Mitten, YouPer, and Thumbs Up! Award Winners for 2018

Your next great book is here! The Michigan Library Association announced the winners of the 2018 Mitten, YouPer, and Thumbs Up! awards, and you can find them all here! Congratulations to the winners and honor books! Mitten Award: The Mitten Award recognizes and promotes quality literature for youth in picture book format. 2018 winner: 2018 honor books:…
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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Since 2016, the city of East Lansing has observed the holiday Indigenous Peoples' Day on the second Monday of October. This holiday reminds us to reflect on the first people to live in the Americas, their cultures and histories, and to challenge prejudices and long-standing misconceptions about Native Americans and colonialism. Here at ELPL, we…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: August 2018

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 I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Community Languages Collection: A Nest in Springtime: A Bilingual…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: July 2018

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 I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Movie: Coco (DVD) I'm late to the game on…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: June 2018

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 I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture book: Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio A sweet and funny…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: May 2018

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 I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Picture book: Crown by Derrick D. Barnes A gorgeous, stylish…
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Miss Eva’s Top Three: April 2018

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 I've enjoyed -- some new titles, some older ones, but all of them things that have caught my eye! Check out this month's picks below. Nonfiction: A Poem for Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney An…
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Spring Break With ELPL

Looking for a something fun to do during your spring break stay-cation? ELPL has you covered! We'll be featuring family events from 1-3 p.m. all week, including: Monday, April 2: Showing of Wonder Tuesday, April 3: Puzzles and board games Wednesday, April 4: Make and take crafts Thursday, April 5: Showing of The Boxtrolls Friday, April 6…
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