Thank You East Lansing! – 6th Annual Books, Bites, and Bids

A great time was had by all at the 6th annual Books, Bites, and Bids on Friday, April 21.  Thank you to all the vendors, supporters, and community members that worked to put the event together, and support the library.  ELPL loves East Lansing! Even though Books, Bites, and Bids 2017 is over the library […]

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Support ELPL with a click!

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The East Lansing Public Library is a participant in A Community Thrives (ACT), a USA Today Network nation-wide program that is awarding $50,000 and $100,000 grants to local organizations. The ELPL and the Friends of the ELPL have joined up to submit a grant idea for a mobile, pop-up library, to bring the East Lansing Public […]

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Discussion Questions from January Social Justice Reading Group

The January session of the Social Justice Reading Group asked the question, Who Belongs Here?  Listed below are the January titles and discussion questions.   Reflect on the Story: How do the different animals react to the polar bears looking for a home? What could they have done instead? Reflect onto Self: When you feel […]

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Cliff Gracey – April 2017

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Cliff Gracey is a multi-faceted singer-songwriter. Join Cliff in the cafe for a relaxing concert of originals and covers from some favorite artists like James Taylor and more. Cliff will be performing on April 23 at 2pm.  

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Discussion Questions from March Social Justice Reading Group

The March session of the Social Justice Reading Group focused on Indigenous People's rights.  Listed below are the March titles and discussion questions, broken down by age. The Raven and the Loon (4-5 age group) Reflection on the Story What types of birds are featured in the story? What is different about the birds in […]

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Wisconsin vs. Florida

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Representing the University of Wisconsin is Shotgun Lovesongs, written by Wisconsin native, Nickolas Butler. Leland, Hank, Ronny, and Kip are childhood friends from Little Wing, Wisconsin who have all taken very different paths in life. One of them never left town, while the other three pursued new ventures elsewhere, but when they are reunited back in their […]

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