Public Library

Council Discusses Major Budget Cuts, Following Income Tax Failure

Monday, November 27, 2017

Sell the Hannah Community Center, parking system, and soccer fields? De-fund social services for seniors and persons with disabilities? Ask the voters for a property tax increase? Council has started talking about what to do, now that the income tax proposal has failed.

Local Women, Community Members Join Forces for Library's "Empathy and Equity" Box

Thursday, November 16, 2017

"It's amazing we were thinking along the same lines at the same time," says Flores. "I'm so happy these boxes exist and hoping they will be at other places, too. On the other hand, I'm sad that the need is even there. But it's good that so many people are saying it's not OK and are addressing the issue."

Ask ELi: Do Most Cities Our Size Have a Public Library?

Monday, November 6, 2017

One MSU administrator who is against the income tax has questioned whether a city East Lansing's size should have a public library. How does our city compare to other Michigan cities our size? Sheryl Knox gathered the data for us.

East Lansing Gears up for Halloween Festivities

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This year's Halloween activities in East Lansing start with Safe Halloween on Thursday the 26th, and end with trick or treating on Tuesday the 31st - but there's also lots to do in between. Eli's Rosalind Arch tells you what's happening.

New Features at Annual Big Book Sale

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The annual Big Book Sale will feature some new approaches this year. Sheila Taylor of Friends of the East Lansing Public Library brings ELi readers the details.

East Lansing "One Book" Sparks Dialogue on Adoption

Monday, September 11, 2017

Evan Dempsey spoke with East Lansing Library Director Kristin Shelley about how she sees her family's experience connecting to this year's One Book. He also brings our readers news of upcoming local events on A Long Way Home.

Fairy Doors at the Library

Monday, May 15, 2017

If you explore the grounds of the East Lansing Public Library with the eyes of a child, who knows what you might find....

ELPL Hopes to Win USA Today Grant for PopUp Library

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The East Lansing Public Library has made the first cut in a competition to win a "Community Thrives" grant from USA Today. What do they want to do with the grant money? ELi's Sheilla Taylor reports.

Double Art Installation Runs through April

Monday, April 10, 2017

Now on exhibit at the East Lansing Public Library are works by Elaine Dobrowolski and Lily LaFollette, who each pursued her passion for painting after an earlier career, in one case in auto manufacturing, in the other, in business.

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