ELPL is a Great Value

Every month I am amazed at how much my personal cable and Internet bill is. I pay a lot for those luxuries and I do not have premium channels. Let me be clear, I am not suggesting people give up Netflix, Amazon Prime, their cable, their Internet service or any of these things.  I know…
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Thank you!

To the East Lansing community,  Thank you for your support of our 2018 Books, Bites and Bids.  Your contributions helped us raise over $19,000 for the ELPL Pop-Up Mobile Library.  Combined with the money raised in 2017 and other donations, the ELPL Pop-Up Mobile Library will become a reality!  The ELPL Pop-Up Mobile Library will…
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Thank You to Our Big Bite Sponsors

A BIG THANK YOU to our Big Bite Sponsors of the 7th Annual Books, Bites, and Bids! We are so grateful for your continued support of ELPL. The fundraiser wouldn't happen without your generosity. Grand Grillin Grand Traverse Pie Company Old Nation Brewing Co. Edible Arrangements of Frandor Matt Borghi and Friends Kristin Shelley and the Leavy Girls…
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Core Values

If your organization is anything like the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), it is nearly impossible to get the staff together in one place at one time; even a small staff.  That is why ELPL has committed to have two staff in-service days per year.  I love staff in-service days because they are an opportunity…
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OBOC 2018 Selection Announced

The City of East Lansing and Michigan State University have announced the 2018 One Book, One Community selection: My Beloved World, a memoir by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States. Sotomayor will visit the East Lansing-MSU community in August 2018. View the 2018 OBOC Schedule of Events for the program's signature events and…
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National Day of Racial Healing

As the country celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King in January, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, through their Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) effort, has declared January 16, 2018 as the second annual National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH). NDORH is an opportunity for people, organizations and communities to come together…
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Thank You to Our Friends!

As the songs say, "You've Got to Have Friends" and "We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends," this is especially true for the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL). Actually, we get by with a lot of help from our Friends of the East Lansing Public Library (FOELPL). While we are extremely grateful…
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