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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Banned Book Week: Where’s Waldo?

According to the American Library Association's website, Martin Handford's Where's Waldo was one of the top 100 most frequently challenged books between 1990 and 1999. As a kid in the 90's, I remember pouring over the Where's Waldo books on the floor in the living room with my younger brother.  Waldo was one of my brother's…
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