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By City Pulse Staff
The Capital Area District Library\'s Fizz, Boom, Read! program starts June 10, which is geared toward kids ages 3-17. Courtesy photo.

Capital Area District Library announces summer events schedule for kids

Thursday, April 17 — Capital Area District Libraries has announced the lineup of events and activities for this year’s Summer Reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read! Visit any of the thirteen branches to enjoy a mix of magicians, live animals, drum circles and live actors.

Starting June 9, sign up for Summer Reading and receive a free pass to Impression 5 Science Center in downtown Lansing. Once participants have completed the program they can enter to win tickets to the One Direction concert at Ford Field in Detroit in August or a Detroit Tigers game.

Check out these activities at a few of CADL’s branches:

Downtown Lansing Branch, 410 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing

Animal Encounters: 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10

Acting Up Theatre Co.: 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 16

Magician Baffling Bill: 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 17

Foster Branch, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing

Acting Up Theatre Co.: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12

Magician Baffling Bill: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19

Longway Planetarium: 12:30 & at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26

Haslett Branch, 1590 Franklin St., Haslett

Acting Up Theatre Co.: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11

Drummunity Drum Circle: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18

Music with The Storytellers: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25

Okemos Branch, 4321 Science Parkway, Okemos

Science Palooza: 2 p.m. Thursday, June 17

Gemini Concert: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24

Merry Music Maker: 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 1

South Lansing Branch, 3500 S. Cedar St., Lansing

The Bubbleman: 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11

Magician Jeff Wawrzaszek: 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 18

Juggler Mat Emerick: 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25

For a complete schedule and full details, visit any of the branches or go to