Lansing Public Library

Upcoming Programs & Events

All events are open to the public.
Please consult event description for registration requirements.
Limit by location:
 Limit by audience:
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The popular knitting & crochet circle “Purls of Wisdom” meets at the library.  Bring your own
supplies. Beginners always welcome!
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 11:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m.
[All Ages, 18 & under]

Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half hour of stories, a craft, and a quick bedtime snack!
No sign-up required.
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Thursday, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 & 11:45 a.m.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Thursday, Jan. 19, 11:45 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 & 11:45 a.m.
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Book discussions are open to anyone who wants to participate. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month before each discussion.
Discuss:
The Chase by Clive Cussler
Community Room (Lower Level)
Friday, Jan. 20, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
If you are under stress, this class is for you. Come and join us for a relaxing hour coloring the time away. You’ll be surprised how quickly one hour can go. Coloring is a great right-left brain activity. It’s calming & soothing. It’s an activity anyone can do.

We supply the materials. All you have to do is come in, pick a picture and start coloring. This class is for anyone
18 or older. Please register for these classes.
 
 
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Saturday, Jan. 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Who do you think you are? Come join us to start researching your family tree. We will make the room and resources available. This will be a time when everyone can gather in one place and research with the assistance of library staff. You can also share with your fellow researchers.
 
The group is very informal and everyone is welcome: beginners and veterans. Come and engage with this fascinating hobby!
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Jan. 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Age 18 & up. 
New writers are always welcome.
Saturdays: Nov. 19, Dec. 3 & 17 and Jan. 7 & 21.
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, Jan. 23
December & January
[Grades K-12]
Come to the library and be sorted into one of the four Houses of Hogwarts in our first ever Harry Potter-themed
Winter Wizard Reading Tournament.  Participants will earn points for their Houses by reading books and can earn extra points reading suggestions from their House Librarian.  Readers of all ages can join together to see their House win the coveted Reading Cup!  Stop by the Infants, Teens, & In-Betweens desk for more information.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Monday, Jan. 23
All January Long
[Grades 6-12]
It’s a new year, and it’s a new chance to make some reading resolutions! Stop by and post your resolution on our resolution board in the Teen Department!
No sign-up required.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Jan. 23
Starting June 6 [Preschool]
Children’s Circulation Desk
Reading is incredibly important for developing language and vocabulary in young children. 1,000 Books Before
Kindergarten is a campaign to encourage children and parents to share 1,000 books before kids enter kindergarten. Come to the desk to get your record sheet and start reading! Every 100 books earns you a prize in addition to the big prize at the end of all 1,000!
 
Adult Programs & Events
Monday, Jan. 23
December 2016 through January 2017
[Age 18 and up]
Do you love reading books? Do you love telling other people about the book you just read? Then this is for you. We are asking any adult who wants to pass on good book reviews to write short reviews of the latest great book that you have read.
These are books that you would recommend to friends and co-workers. Books that you
really enjoyed reading. Books that you would rate with 4 and 5 stars. Pick-up and submit your form at the Information Desk. Your reviews will be posted in a book for all our book lovers to read. For more
details visit the Information Desk.
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.): Mondays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Jan. 23, 11:00 a.m.
November 28 and January 23.
No movie in December; the library will be closed for the holidays.
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.): Mondays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
[Grades 6-12]
You use them all the time in text messages, chats and comments: make a fun emoji out of felt that you can attach to your backpack, purse, whatever!
No sign-up required.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11:30 a.m.
Six week session starting the week of Jan. 9 and ending the week of February 13.
No sign-up required.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesdays at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.