East Lansing Middle and High School students have flocked to the East Lansing Public Library after school for decades. Recently, library staff has adopted new policies to deal with teen behavior. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.
This Saturday, local musician Matt Borghi brings his ambient, improvisational brand of music to the East Lansing Public Library. According to Borghi, it might be "the best thing that you do for your peace of mind all week."
Books on Tap is only one of the East Lansing Public Library's regular book clubs, but it's the only one where you can discuss your latest read over drinks and dinner. Christopher Wardell has the story.
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.
"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."
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.
Since mid-August, about fifty East Lansing residents have been out on the streets—and at parks, the farmers’ market, and the MSU campus—working to change the Michigan constitution. Why? ELi's Chris Root reports.