Ever been to the SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auburn Hills? How about the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee? If you haven't, you should go. Starting May 24, with the Michigan Activity Pass library patrons can get into more than 230 state parks, historic sites, forest campgrounds and recreation areas for free, receive a personalized tour or get a special discount in the museum shop.
Each MAP Pass expires one week from the date it is printed. We will have five passes available per week for each CDL branch.
Passes can be found by clicking on this Map progam link.
Click here for a map of attractions.
Bookflix from Scholastic for grades Pre-K to 5. These are colorful and interactive books with a read along option and allows beginning readers to explore fiction and nonfiction designed to increase understanding and fluency.
Kids eReading Room from Overdrive. Younger readers can enjoy a safe and easy browsing experience which filters the entire collection for age-appropriate content. Individual searches can be made according to reading level, subject matter, and other criteria, allowing children and parents to find what they need quickly.
Teens eReading Room from Overdrive. The Teen eReading Room filters the overall digital collection to only show Young Adult content, which helps teens find the titles they want faster!
ABCmouse.com. With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners(ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.
Adults eReading Room from Overdrive.
eBooks are available anytime, anywhere, and expire automatically. There’s no need to worry about late fees. You may search for books by Subject, Collection or Reading Level, and as always-it’s all free to our patrons. You may download up to 4 audio or e-books to your e-reading device. All you need is your patron number and pin. Happy reading!
The quest for badges begins June 15th.
There are 10 badges that can be earned by completing special quests. Quests include reading, attending library programs and doing activities related to the badge. You can participate in the library, go online to earn digital badges, or you can do both. Program runs June 15th-July 25th.
Library branch participation
Visit any CDL branch to sign up. Get a Quest Tracker sheet to keep track of every quest you complete. After completing the assigned quests, come back to claim your badge. After earning all 10 badges, you will earn a prize!
Digital badges can be earned more than once. Users create their own profile, and can compete with other online badge blasters for points! Blog about your quests and share pictures online.
Follow this link to open a fun photo gallery of our 2014 Summer Badge Blast!
Download the program brochure here.