5130 Davenport Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917

Summer Program

Thank you!
Thanks to everyone who participated in DTDL’s 2023 Summer Program: All Together Now. Participants in our Summer Reading Challenge read over 14,000 hours this summer and completed over 4800 activities!

Congratulations to the winners of our Summer Reading Challenge prize drawings!
Early Readers: Charlotte J., Hazel W., Levi S., Autumn B., Isidore M., Max L., Ellery E., Liam B., Wynn V., Anthiran M.
Kids: Maeve F., Gilead H., Amelia S., Parker W., Finley C., Catherine B., Eleanor B., Elijah B., Anurag K., Nolan B., Skip Z., Bennett W.
Teens: Isabella P., Danny M., Jordan P., Melody M., Brooklyn L., Joella F., Lucy P., Elizabeth K., Ben N., Lorelei V.
Adults: Kristin F., Julie M., Diana R., Nadia R.

Thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the summer program.

Many thanks to the community organizations and businesses who contributed donations:
Buffalo Wild Wings
Detroit Zoo
Eastwood Towne Center
Greater Lansing Food Bank
Horrocks Farm Market
Impression 5
Kiki's Gymnastics
Lansing Lugnuts
Potter Park Zoo
Riverwalk Theatre
Royal Scot
Smoke 'N Pig 
Texas Roadhouse
Zap Zone

Thanks also to community members who lent their time and expertise to make our programs successful:
Our storytime guest readers, who shared their languages and cultures with us: Emily, Gabe, Gayathri, Mika, and Uma.
Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton & Ingham Counties
Delta Township Fire Department
Delta Township Parks & Recreation
MDHHS Division of Environmental Health
Kelly Boyle
Jane Reiter
Jozefa Rogocki
Laurie Stirling & Bella
Robin Turner & Kaya
Stephanie Woinowsk & Hobbes
Uncultured Enterprises

Much appreciation goes to our summer teen volunteers who worked close to 300 hours providing assistance with programs and helping throughout the library.

Plan for another fun summer at the library in 2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library. Watch for details in the spring!


If you loved using Beanstack this summer, watch for more fun online reading challenges throughout the year. You can also continue to use it to track your personal reading progress. Contact Youth Services for assistance with Beanstack at 517-321-4014 x3 or read our Beanstack FAQ.  Using the Beanstack app?  Watch our short video tutorial to learn the basics.