Latin music will forever remind me of my honeymoon in the Dominican Republic. Recently, I took a Zumba class at the Hannah Community Center and now latin music reminds me of zumba! Whatever the reason, I love latin music! It puts me in a good mood, provides a boost of energy and makes me smile - even though I know very little of the Spanish language! Luckily, ELPL has many awesome latin music choices both on CD and with Hoopla. Here are some of my favorites:
The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) is excited to announce that the 2.0 Maker Studio, located in downtown East Lansing on the second floor of the East Lansing Marriott at University Place, will remain open for an additional 10 months, through May 2016.
When Michele Norris spoke at the Wharton Center on September 15, 2014 as part of the One Book, One Community program, she told the audience to talk to our parents, grandparents, our aunts and uncles, our elders to hear their stories. She said we need to have conversations with our elders to preserve our family histories or to know where we came from.
Week 2 of Summer Reading is here and the Week 2 Challenges are live on elpl.org! Also, many of you have asked and we are happy to announce that yes, we will be giving away the very cool superhero cardboard standups at the end of Every Hero Has a Story! Completing the Week 2 challenge will get you one entry into the grand prize drawing, so what are you waiting for?!? Get reading!
Hoopla just got even better. In addition to great new music, audiobooks, TV series and movies, you can now check out eBooks and eComics, all from the Hoopla app. The eComic selection is huge and has great titles for kids, teens and adults. If you haven't yet tried Hoopla click here to get started.
Join us this summer for our weekly Read & Play storytime! Designed for families with children under the age of 6, we'll build early literacy skills by sharing stories, songs, and rhymes, and have plenty of time for free sensory play and socialization.
Upcoming Read & Play Storytime sessions:
Due to the ongoing renovation project at the library, this program will be held at:
Suburban Ice - 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing, MI 48823
On Your Mark, Get Set...Read! This week, explore ice skating and hockey by joining us at Suburban Ice for a free family skate (including skate rental)! All levels welcome. Family open skate will take place from 6-7:50 p.m. at: