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:
Teen Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
Attention High School students!  If you’ve read four books from the Lincoln nominees, you have until the end of February to report your favorite title to one of the librarians or use the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/lincoln2016.  Your vote will help decide the winner of the Lincoln award.  All votes must be turned in by Saturday, February 27.
 
 
Teen Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
[Grades 4-12]
February-March
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
Monday, Feb. 8
All February Long
[Grades 2-6]
To celebrate the release of the newest Big Nate book, Big Nate Blasts Off,
children and tweens in grades 2-6 are invited to make their own Big Nate
cartoon! Stop by the Infants, Teens & In-Betweens Department for an entry form. Have fun and be sure to return your completed comic by Monday, February 29 so we can display them in the library.

 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
If you’ve read four books from the Bluestem nominees, you have until the end of February to report your favorite title to one of the librarians or use the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bluestem2016

Your vote will help decide the winner of the Bluestem award.  Voters for the Bluestem Award must be in grades 3-5 in order to be eligible to participate.  All votes must be turned in by Saturday, February 27.
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
All February Long
[Grades K-12]
In Infants, Teens and In-Betweens
Aw, man! We had to get rid of some old, beat up books. So, we decided to make it into a game! Come to Infants, Teens and In-Betweens in February and we will have the shredded remains of some books placed in jars. Take a look, see if you can identify the books. Enter your guess and a random correct answer will win a small prize!
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
If you’ve read five books from the Monarch nominees, you have until the end of February to report your favorite title to one of the librarians.  Your vote will help decide the winner of the Monarch award.  

Voters for the Monarch Award must be in grades K-3 in order to be eligible to participate.  If you want an opportunity to see all the nominations, stop by our Monarch Petting Zoo program on Monday, February 22 from 5:00-7:00.  You may also submit votes using the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/monarch2016. All votes must be turned in by Saturday, February 27.
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
If you’ve read three books from the Caudill nominees, you have until the end of February to report your favorite title to one of the librarians or use the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/caudill2016  Your vote will help
decide the winner of the Caudill award.  Voters for the Caudill Award must be in grades 4-8 in order to be eligible to participate.  All votes must be turned in by Saturday, February 27.
 
 
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, Feb. 8
All February and March
[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 Pete the Cat, the Pigeon, and Fancy Nancy.
Characters will switch from month to month.
 
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime (Birth-24 mo.)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Feb. 8,11:00 a.m.
Friends book sale after the movie until 2 p.m.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film takes place during the cold war era. An American lawyer, played by Tom Hanks, is recruited to defend a Soviet spy in court. Later this same lawyer helps the CIA swap the Soviet spy for a downed U2 spy plane pilot who was captured by the Russians. Based on true incidents. This film is a roller coaster ride worth taking. Rated PG-13. Run time is 2 hours and 21 minutes. Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime (Birth-24 mo.)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.
 
Book Sale Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Monday, Feb. 8, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Members Only 9 a.m.-10 a.m.
General Public
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friends memberships are
available at the door.
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
Saturday, March 12, 2016

After the Monday Movie Sales
Come to the 11 am movie, and stay for the 12:30 book sale!
12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m.
February 8 & 29
March 28
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, Feb. 8, 4:00 p.m.
[Grades 6-12]
In the Community Room, unless noted
Mondays at 4 pm, come to the
library and make a simple craft in the chat room!
February 1- Coloring Day
February 8- Book page/tissue flowers
February 29- Origami frogs
March 14- Stained glass four leaf clovers [in the Activity Room]
March 21-Jar wrapping
 
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
[Grades 6-12]
Come to the library and talk about your favorite anime, draw a picture of your favorite characters, let us know what kinds of anime books you’d like to see at the library. Tell us about awesome cosplay ideas, comic book shops or just come to meet new people who enjoy anime! No sign-up required.
 
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mo.)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mo.)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 6:00 p.m.
[All Ages] in the Community Room

Contact the library for movie titles. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
No sign up required.
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Thursday, Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, Feb. 11,10;00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
or call (708) 474-2447.
In this class we will explore the basics of Word; we will be covering the powerful tools in Word 2013 that will help you create professional looking documents.
Prerequisite for class: Mouse and Keyboard proficiency.
Registration required, limit 10 Lansing cardholders.
Meets in the Brick Room, lower level.
[Offered by I&I]
 
Activity Room (Lower Level)
Thursday, Feb. 11, 11:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
January 4 through February 11
No sign-up required.