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Name the Robot! Name the Robot!

By Lauren
The East Lansing Public Library is happy to welcome NAO to the library.  NAO is a humanoid robot that can speak, dance, teach and more. …
The East Lansing Public Library is happy to welcome NAO to the library.  NAO is a humanoid robot that can speak, dance, teach and more. …

Multi-Genre Creative Writing Workshop Multi-Genre Creative Writing Workshop

May 22nd | 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday evenings in June, explore creative writing in a free 6-week workshop for all levels of experience. Instructor Janet…
Tuesday evenings in June, explore creative writing in a free 6-week workshop for all levels of experience. Instructor Janet…

Blackout Poetry Journals Blackout Poetry Journals

Apr 28th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Celebrate National Poetry Month by using upcycled books and journal supplies to make your very own chapbook of blackout poetry! All…
Celebrate National Poetry Month by using upcycled books and journal supplies to make your very own chapbook of blackout poetry! All…

The Singularity The Singularity

May 12th | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Robots will be available for "children" of all ages. Build, program, play, or make! Just don't program it to take over the world.
Robots will be available for "children" of all ages. Build, program, play, or make! Just don't program it to take over the world.

Kids Art With Irina Kids Art With Irina

Perfect for ages 6 to 13. It's an hour of art with Irina. Create cool art by mixing different medias, like paint, felt, tissue paper, and…
Perfect for ages 6 to 13. It's an hour of art with Irina. Create cool art by mixing different medias, like paint, felt, tissue paper, and…

Knitting & Crochet Group Knitting & Crochet Group

Join our group where we come together to work on knitting and crochet projects. All ages and all levels welcome. Bring your own supplies or…
Join our group where we come together to work on knitting and crochet projects. All ages and all levels welcome. Bring your own supplies or …

Get Inventing! Get Inventing!

recommended by EvaELPL
Get inspired to invent something with these books for kids.
Get inspired to invent something with these books for kids.

National Pi(e) Day! National Pi(e) Day!

recommended by jamormi
Happy National Pi(e) Day (3/14)
Happy National Pi(e) Day (3/14)

3D Printing Workshops 3D Printing Workshops

Interested in 3D Printing? Come learn about it! An introduction to Tinkercad and an opportunity to print your own design will be available…
Interested in 3D Printing? Come learn about it! An introduction to Tinkercad and an opportunity to print your own design will be available…

Mackinac Bridge Turns 60! Mackinac Bridge Turns 60!

By Lauren
Whats 5 miles long, 500 feet tall and turns 60 today?  The Mighty Mac!  The Mackinac Bridge opened to traffic on November 1, 1957.  We've…
Whats 5 miles long, 500 feet tall and turns 60 today?  The Mighty Mac!  The Mackinac Bridge opened to traffic on November 1, 1957.  We've...

Take Home a Maker Kit Take Home a Maker Kit

By Lauren
Library staff have been busy packaging up some of the Maker Studio's coolest tools and kits so that you can check them out and take them...
Library staff have been busy packaging up some of the Maker Studio's coolest tools and kits so that you can check them out and take them...

Mad for Minecraft - Titles for Master… Mad for Minecraft - Titles for Master…

recommended by laurendouglass
If you can't get enough of Minecraft check out some of these titles. They can help you take your builds to a whole new level.
If you can't get enough of Minecraft check out some of these titles. They can help you take your builds to a whole new level.

Annie Wanders the Stacks - Maker… Annie Wanders the Stacks - Maker…

recommended by AnnieELPL
Do you like to be creative? Do you sometimes need a hint of inspiration? Here's a list of some great books that are hiding in our Maker Col…
Do you like to be creative? Do you sometimes need a hint of inspiration? Here's a list of some great books that are hiding in our Maker…

Maker Studio Parts Donations Welcome Maker Studio Parts Donations Welcome

The Maker Studio is just the place to be a creator instead of a consumer! Part of the fun of the Maker Studio is re-purposing old items as …
The Maker Studio is just the place to be a creator instead of a consumer! Part of the fun of the Maker Studio is re-purposing old items as …

Maker Collection at ELPL Maker Collection at ELPL

recommended by laurendouglass
We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker Coll…
We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker…

Homemade Holidays Homemade Holidays

recommended by alaude
Quality gift ideas, made by hand.
Quality gift ideas, made by hand.
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