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:
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Jul. 30, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
[Grades 4-12]

Personalize your own pennant during this fun craft! You will get a felt pennant and some craft
supplies. You can make it into one for your favorite sport team, singer, book...anything you choose!
No sign-up required; Limit 12.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Monday, Aug. 1
All summer
[Grades 4-12]
Did you hear? As part of the library remodel, we are getting a new teen room! We want you to help decorate it! We will have a table sized coloring sheet out all summer (or until it’s completed). Come in, cool off and color a little. When the sheet is done, we will hang it in the new teen room!
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Aug. 1
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!
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Monday, Aug. 1, 6:00p.m.-7:30 p.m.
The Lansing Business Women’s Association is cutting and sorting coupons for our military families overseas. The 
coupons can be used 6 months past the expiration date at their commissary.
Join us on the first Monday of every month at the Lansing Public Library in the Community Room.
We meet 9:30 a.m. – Noon and  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Bring your scissors and any coupons you may have.
 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The Lansing Business Women’s Association is cutting and sorting coupons for our military families overseas. The 
coupons can be used 6 months past the expiration date at their commissary.

Join us on the first Monday of every month at the Lansing Public Library in the Community Room.
We meet 9:30 a.m. – Noon and  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Bring your scissors and any coupons you may have.
 
 
22 participating libraries!
Wednesday, Aug. 3
Monday, June 6 through Saturday, August 6
[All Ages]
It's time for the 4th Annual Multi­Library Geocaching Competition!
Beginning Monday, June 6th, contestants will be invited to visit up to 22 participating area libraries to use clues and coordinates to find the hidden geocaches. Those who visit at least 11 libraries and find the cache will be entered in a drawing for a $25 gift card (22 prizes awarded). Find the cache at all 22 libraries and you could win a $50 gift cards(5 prizes awarded)! To be eligible, scorecards must be turned at one of the participating libraries no later than August 6.

Register and obtain your official scorecard at the Information & Instruction Desk any time after June 1 and let the adventure begin!
All ages welcome!
 
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
June 8 & 22
July 6 & 20
August 3, 17 & 31
 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: June 15, July 6 & 20, August 3 & 17
[Ages 18 and 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.
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
In this class we will explore the basics of Excel; we will be covering the powerful tools in Excel 2013 that will help you organize, visualize and calculate your data.
Prerequisite for class: Mouse and Keyboard proficiency.
Registration required, limit 10 Lansing cardholders.
[Offered by I&I]

 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Friday, Aug. 5, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
[Grades 4 and up]
The Summer Olympics are here! Drop in and make a craft to
celebrate! There will be several options available. Go Team USA! No sign-up required.
 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Aug. 6, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Age 18 & up.
Saturdays: June 4 & 18, July 2 & 16, August 6 & 20
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Aug. 6, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
[Ages 18 and under]
We provide the Legos, you bring your imagination!  All completed projects will be displayed in the ITI department.
No sign-up required.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Monday, Aug. 8
All summer
[Grades 4-12]
Did you hear? As part of the library remodel, we are getting a new teen room! We want you to help decorate it! We will have a table sized coloring sheet out all summer (or until it’s completed). Come in, cool off and color a little. When the sheet is done, we will hang it in the new teen room!
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Aug. 8
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!
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Aug. 8, 11:00 a.m.
Mondays: August 8 at 11 a.m.
Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Library
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
In this class we will explore the basics of Excel; we will be covering the powerful tools in Excel 2013 that will help you organize, visualize and calculate your data.
Prerequisite for class: Mouse and Keyboard proficiency.
Registration required, limit 10 Lansing cardholders.
[Offered by I&I]
 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1:00 p.m.
[Grades 4-8]
Get ready for school with a brand new, personalized notebook!
No sign-up required.
 
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
[Ages 18 and under]

Become a Naturalist! Stop in and make your own nature journal to write and draw about what you see around you. Each session we will practice drawing and labeling different flowers, animals, butterflies, and trees that are native to the region. Take home a checklist to see how many species you can find.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6:00 p.m.
[Ages 18 and under]

Come enjoy a family-friendly movie and popcorn! Don’t forget to wear your favorite pajamas and bring your blanket and pillow! Contact the library for movie titles.
No sign-up required.
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.