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Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9am–8pm
Friday: 10am–6pm
Saturdays: 10am–3pm
Sunday: 1–5pm

Due to current recommendations of the Washtenaw County Health Department and CDC, CDL staff will wear masks and will require masks at in-person library programs. We encourage all of our community to help keep the library open and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 by wearing masks while visiting.

Library Highlights

Explore 3D Printing at the Ingenuity Engine

Ingenuity Engine 3D Printing Demo
Monday, Nov. 1 
3:30–5pm
Drop-in
Learn how to design and create on CDL's 3-D Printer!  Whether your need is functional, like another case for your kid's retainer, or whimsical, like the latest character in your D&D campaign, your library is here to make it happen!

Join Us for a Live Cooking Demonstration!

Song to Table 
Sunday, Nov. 14
2–3pm
Zoom
Registration required
Tune in from your own kitchen and follow along as chef Catie Baumer Schwalb demonstrates tasty recipes while discussing the various culinary traditions of Michigan's past.

Teens Explore Virtual Worlds!

Teen VR Experience
Friday, Nov. 12

4–5:30pm
Grades 6–12
KidSpot
Registration required
Leave the real world behind for a while during Teen VR Adventures. Drive a Ferrari in DriveClub VR, fly a spaceship in WipEout, or slash some songs in Beat Saber on the library's Playstation VR System!

Not-Too-Scary StoryBook Trail

Monday, Oct. 25
4–6pm
All Ages | Drop-in
StoryBook Trail
Baker Woods Preserve
Come in costume and hunt for treats on our StoryBook Trail while enjoying a not-too-scary story. Families can start the trail anytime during our program hours and will receive a special treats along the trail.

Zoom in to K-2 Book Club!

K–2 Books & Fun:
The Bravest Dog Ever, by Natalie Standiford
Tuesday, Nov. 9
4–4:40pm
via Zoom
Registration required
In this gripping true story, the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog of his sled team. And he is carrying medicine to sick children miles away in Nome, Alaska. He is their only hope. Can Balto find his way through the terrible storm?

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We're hiring with CDL logo

CDL is seeking an energetic, organized, and engaging person to join us as a technology specialist. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and enjoy working with senior citizens, and have a desire to learn system administration duties. Click here for complete job description and application.


After a year's hiatus, CDL Song Fest is back! Join us for a day-long celebration of storytelling through music. The day will culminate with a live performance by Michigan-native rocker, Marshall Crenshaw!


CDL's new Makerspace is open on the library's second floor! Click here for featured equipment days, reservation requests, and more!
Mondays–Fridays 11am–1pm and 2–4pm


Join CDL's first Song Fest performer, 25-year long recording artist Paul Burch, for a very special program series for all ages. Song to Table will celebrate Michigan's culture through music and food.

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