The Friends of Lansing Libraries supports all three CADL branches in the city of Lansing–Downtown Lansing, South Lansing, and Foster.


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The Friends of Lansing Libraries Board meets monthly, with an annual membership meeting.

Friends of Lansing Libraries Board is now accepting applications to be a Board member. Please click here for an application form.  

The Book Burrow

Come browse one of the largest library book stores in Michigan--thousands of used books, movies and music in the basement of the Downtown Lansing Library (click for directions).

Join the Friends of Lansing Libraries for $15 and receive a 20% discount on all purchases.


Thursdays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Fridays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact Information

phone: 517.367.6319

Donation Guidelines

The Book Burrow takes donations of materials in very good condition. Donations may be dropped off on the shipping dock of the Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Monday-Friday, 8 am-3 pm. Please limit your donation to three file box-size boxes or three shopping bags.

Items that are NOT accepted include:

  • encyclopedias
  • text books
  • dated material over 2 years old (i.e. travel books, computer books, magazines, romance series like Harlequin, etc.)
  • cassette tapes
  • vinyl LP records
  • anything with mildew, water or food damage, broken spines, torn pages, highlighted text or other interior marking on pages
  • seminar or corporate manuals