Reading Buddies – Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Library

Is your child struggling with reading? Or maybe they are an enthusiastic reader and just need more read-aloud practice with a patient listener. The ELPL is here to help with our new Reading Buddies program, launching as parents and educators are adjusting to Michigan's new 3rd Grade Reading Requirements. Students in grades K-3 can get…
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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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StoryTime

Join us on Friday mornings at 10:30am for Preschool StoryTime, our story time designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers! We’ll build the social and literacy skills necessary for children about to enter school by sharing stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we’ll…
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Toddlertime

Join us on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am for Toddler Time, our storytime designed for children 18-36 months old and their caregivers! Each week we enjoy stories, songs, movements, rhymes, games, and free play, all designed to build pre-reading skills in little ones. Centered around the Every Child Ready to Read principles, we'll learn as we…
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BabyTime

Babies and caregivers, join us on Monday mornings at 10:30am as we enjoy a storytime for little ones full of songs, rhymes, finger plays, puppets and board books. BabyTime is a great first time experience for new parents and caregivers, and an excellent opportunity to meet new friends and lay the building blocks for pre-reading…
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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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