Lansing Public Library

Upcoming Programs & Events

All events are open to the public.
Please consult event description for registration requirements.
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Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Oct. 23, All month!
[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!
No sign-up required.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Oct. 23, All month!
All of October
[Age 18 and Under]
What lurks in a haunted house? That is for you to figure out! As you wander through the house, you will see Dewey Decimal warning signs. What do the numbers mean? Browse the shelves in our library and find out what subjects the numbers represent. Come to the youth department desk to pick up your haunted house scavenger hunt materials.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.): Mondays at 10:30 & 11:30
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Oct. 23, 11:00 a.m.
"Split"
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Meets in the Community Room.
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Oct. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.): Mondays at 10:30 & 11:30
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Oct. 23, 6:00 p.m.
All meetings of the Lansing Historical Society are open to the public and are on the fourth Monday of most months.

Les will give a presentation on recent archaeological findings in our area. His many artifacts tell us much about the lives of those who lied here before us and are now a part of our history too. Sponsored by Lansing Historical Society.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:00 p.m.
[Grades 3-5]
Community Room
Come join our book club! Stop by anytime in October to pick up your Book Club Kit, complete with this month’s book for you to check out, your membership card, and cool related materials wrapped up and ready to go! Come back Tuesday, October 24th to chat about the book, eat snacks, and participate in fun activities! Limited to the first twelve people.
Our pick this month: Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House by David A. Adler
No sign-up required, but attendees must have read the book.
 
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m
or call (708) 474-2447.
Microsoft Office 2013 Tips Series
Have you already learned the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint but would like to learn more?  Here’s the computer class series for you.  In this series, we will learn some tips for dealing with the specific program such as changing the default settings in Word, how to add line breaks in Excel, or create custom theme colors in PowerPoint—just to name a few of the tips we will be exploring.  Prerequisite for class: Introductory knowledge of Microsoft Office 2013. Registration is required and will open one week before the date of the class.  Limit 5
Meets in Study Room 2, upper level.
 

 
TF South Library
Wednesday, Oct. 25, TF South Lunch Periods

[Grades 9-12]

TF South Library Lunch

If you need a book--or a cool librarian friend--stop by Library Lunch during your lunch period. Librarians from Lansing Public Library will bring a ton of cool, interesting books to check out as well as snacks and lunch delivered from the cafeteria! Woo!

TF South Students Only

Library Upper Level
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The popular knitting & crochet circle “Purls of Wisdom” meets upstairs in the library. Bring your own supplies.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesday at 10:30 & 11:30
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Come express yourself at one of the best-kept secrets of our active adult/senior programming! On the last Wednesday of each month, this group will meet at the Lansing Public Library as a friendly discussion group. Meet other local community members and engage in friendly discussions about current events. Stay in touch with the ‘cutting edge’ and be part of stimulating conversation! Light refreshments will be provided.
Meets in the Community Room

This group will take a break this winter and resume in February with special guest speakers at a new date & time!
Youth Programs & Events
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesday at 10:30 & 11:30
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m.
[All Ages]
Community Room
Don’t let bats get a bad rap!  Come hear from Sharon and Dan Peterson and meet their flying friends.  Learn how fruit bats are beneficial to us and to the world.  Don’t worry!  The Petersons fruit bats are so safe and perfect for first-time bat fans.
No sign-up required.
 
Youth Programs & Events
Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 & 11:45
 
Youth Programs & Events
Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:45 a.m.
Seven week session starting the week of September 11 and ending the week of October 23.
No sign-up required
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 & 11:45
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m.
Attention Book Lovers!

Our library is hosting a Penguin Random House representative who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on 2017 titles.
Get a sneak peek at the latest books being published, ask questions about the book publishing industry and go home with a tote bag filled with bookish delights, plus a chance to win door prizes. Age 18 and up. Registration is required.

Meets in the Community Room.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
[Age 18 and Under]
For our young patrons with special needs and/or sensory issues we are opening Sensory Exploration one hour early EXCLUSIVELY for you! Come explore our 5 different sensory tables with your hands, ears, eyes, and noses. (No tasting, please.) This time is set apart by low lighting, a calm environment and you! We hope families will come and make friends and find support while having fun. The doors will open to all patrons after the first hour and you are more than welcome to stay as long as you like.
No sign-up required.
Meets in the Community Room
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, Oct. 28, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 9
Saturday, October 28
[Ages 8 and Under]
Community Room
Squishy, powdery, flakey, wet, hard, soft, squelchy, and down right interesting! Our sensory bins will be full of new things to touch, squish, and experiment with every week.
No sign-up required.
Meets in the Community Room
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Oct. 30, All month!
[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!
No sign-up required.