Kathy Johnson looks back on nearly 40 years in libraries
March 29 2017
Kathy Johnson, head librarian at Capitol Area District Libraries’ downtown branch, is delaying her retirement one day so she can go out with a bang at the library’s Family Celebration Saturday....
Retiring director Maureen Hirten embraced change as director of CADL
March 8 2017
The Capital Area District Libraries system has gone through some changes since Maureen Hirten became executive director in 2011, but the heart of the job hasn’t changed
Librarian, storyteller Lezlee Worthington retires from East Lansing Public Library
Jan. 25 2017
On a recent Sunday at the East Lansing Public Library, a seemingly endless stream of patrons poured through the doors to say goodbye to retiring librarian Lezlee Worthington who, in her 25 years at the...
Little libraries pop up all over Lansing
Nov. 25 2015
All over Greater Lansing — and all around the country — little take-one-or-leave-one book boxes are popping up
The digital age puts the ‘e’ in ‘library’
July 23 2014
With apologies to Mark Twain, reports of the death of libraries are greatly exaggerated, and two prominent Lansing-area librarians couldn’t agree more
A brief guide to cheap and free entertainment options in the capital city
Aug. 13 2014
Paying for things is stupid. The man is always trying to keep you down by demanding that you hand over your hardearned currency. There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but that doesn´t mean...
Oct. 16 2013
The majestic Ingham County Courthouse generally dominates the subject of architecture in Mason. If one follows the south edge of Courthouse Square to the west, a short walk along Ash Street will lead to...

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