Friends of the East Lansing Public Library 2017-2018 Programming Report

2018 SUMMER READING PROGRAM Friends of the East Lansing Public Library Libraries Rock!      June 18–August 11, 2018 June 18, 2018: Kick-off Carnival and Earth Angels Concert August 7, 2018: National Night Out and Touch a Tuck Wrap-up Concerts Sing-alongs Instrument Petting Zoo Puppet Show Bubble Man Adult Craft Nights Dulcimer Workshop Little Movers Dance…
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“Slow” Living

I first came across the book Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World, by Brooke McAlary, while I was paying invoices for the library and this book was on the list. The title intrigued me, so I wrote down the call number on a sticky note, which sat on my desk for three weeks. As I…
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Remembering Aretha

Aretha Franklin was and always will be the Queen of Soul.  She began singing at her father's church, New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit, MI and became one of the best selling musical artists of all time.  Today, she passed away at her home in Detroit and she will be greatly missed by her fans…
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Final Four Poll

March Madness is upon us!  Our Sweet 16 match-ups have been narrowed down to the Final Four!  This year, we chose authors that are native to the State of the college/university.  For the remaining 2018 Final Four games we have: Michigan native Terry McMillan facing off against Illinois native Richard Wright and Pennsylvania native John Updike versus…
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Books, Bites and Bids

Join us for the 7th Annual Books, Bites and Bids Library Fundraiser on Friday, April 13, 2018.  To RSVP, visit https://elpl.bibliocommons.com/events/5a6791a4a420d83500e21096 The proceeds from this year's Books, Bites and Bids will support the remaining funds needed for the library to purchase a Mobile Pop-Up Library!  The Pop-Up Library will be brought to festivals, the East Lansing…
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