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, May. 28, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
[Family Event]
Mammal Mania! Stop in and learn what makes mammals unique! Touch fur, bones, and more! Make a mammal craft and learn about native mammals you may see in your backyard!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Sunday, May. 29, All Month
Month of May [Grades 4-12]
If there is a book cover you think needs improvement, submit your very own updated design.
Winners’ creations will be displayed on the original books. Instructions and materials are at the teen desk.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Sunday, May. 29, All Month
[Grades 4-12]
April & May
Is there a book you really, really liked and want others to know how great it was? If you’d like to, get a book review form and fill it out with your name, grade and why you liked the book! We’ll post them up at the library to share with other readers!
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Sunday, May. 29, All month!
All April & May
[Ages 1-8]
Mail Time! Come visit Infants, Teens, and In-Betweens’ book character
mailboxes to mail letters to a few of your favorite book characters - like Llama Llama and Elephant & Piggie.
Characters will switch from month to month.
 
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, May. 30
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, May. 31, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
Experience the healing power of laughter, joy and deep breathing and feel it transform your life from the inside out. Learn to incorporate laughter into your daily life and also when sick, depressed or facing challenges. Join Tanaz Bamboat, a certified Laughter Yoga Instructor, for an hour of fun and laughter!
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, May. 31, 4:00 p.m.
[Grades 4-12]
Time to get ready for summer! Bring a new pair of inexpensive rubber flip flops to the library, and we will provide all the awesome craft supplies you need to make them truly your own!
No sign-up required.
 
 
22 participating libraries!
Wednesday, Jun. 1
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)
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
What is a search engine?  What is a reputable website?  How do you protect yourself on the Internet?  This is a basic session for those new to Internet use.  Registration required, limit 10 Lansing cardholders.
[Offered by I&I]

 
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, Jun. 2, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
Everyone needs health information.
There is plenty of it on the internet, but how do you find the reputable sources? You can’t believe everything you read on the internet. Come and learn how to find the good sources. Registration required, limit 10 Lansing cardholders.
[Offered by I&I]
 
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, Jun. 6
There will be no Avid Read Book Discussion in June.  Books will be available June 6 for the July 7 book discussion.
 
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, Jun. 6
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, Jun. 6
Summer reading program for all ages.
Read for the Win!
Lansing Public Library
Tuesday, Jun. 7
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
22 participating libraries!
Wednesday, Jun. 8
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!
 
 
Lansing Public Library
Wednesday, Jun. 8
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
Lansing Public Library
Thursday, Jun. 9
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
Lansing Public Library
Friday, Jun. 10
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
Lansing Public Library
Saturday, Jun. 11
June 6, 2016-June 11, 2016
Donate non-expired, non-perishable food items at the library, and we will waive $1 in fines! Limit $20 waived
per library card. Offer not good on collection agency fees, damaged items, lost ILL items.  Donated items will be delivered to the Lansing Food Pantry. Drop off additional items for the Lansing Food Pantry at the library anytime!

Lost cards can be replaced with required ID, but no $5 fee during June 6-11, 2016.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Jun. 13, 11:00 a.m.
Mondays: June 13, July 11 & August 8 at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Library
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.