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, Apr. 29, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
[All ages, 18 & under]
Drop in and learn how you and your family can contribute to active scientific research by watching squirrels, feeding birds, and gazing at the stars! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
No sign-up required.
Meets in the Community Room.
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, May. 1, 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.
 
Lansing Public Library
Monday, May. 1, 9:30 a.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 upstairs at the Lansing Public Library at 9:30 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. bring your scissors and any coupons you may have
Lansing Public Library
Monday, May. 1, 6:00 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 upstairs at the Lansing Public Library at 9:30 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. bring your scissors and any coupons you may have
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, May. 2, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
[Grades 6-12]
Join us for Teen Movie Night at the library! Movies will be selected by the librarians, and teens will vote for the movie they’d like to watch. The movie with the most votes will be the one shown. Contact the library for movie titles. No sign-up required.


Meets in the Community Room.
 
  Sponsored by Friends of Lansing Public Library.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, May. 3, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This is an educational workshop presented by Stacey Weathers. Seniors will learn the basics of Medicare and what resources are available to them in their community.

Meets in the Community Room.
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, May. 4, 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: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Meets in the Brick Room.
 
 
Lansing Public Library
Friday, May. 5, 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.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Friday, May. 5, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
[All Ages]
All homeschooling families invited to come and share a morning of information, resources, and fun!
No sign-up required.

Meets in the Community Room.
Lansing Public Library
Saturday, May. 6, Open 9-1
The library will close early due to the Good Neighbor Parade.
The library building will be open 9-1.
The parade begins at 2:00 p.m. at Ridge Rd. & Wentworth Ave.

Phone service available 9 am-5 pm, online chat service available 8 am-8 pm today.

 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Saturday, May. 6, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Age 18 & up. 
New writers are always welcome.
Saturdays: April 1 & 15 and May 6 & 20
Meets in the Community Room.
Offsite Event
Saturday, May. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Watch for the library staff in the parade!
Parade starts at 2:00 p.m. at Ridge Rd. & Wentworth Ave. and proceeds alond Ridge Rd. to Torrence Ave. Sponsored by Lansing Chamber of Commerce.
Youth Programs & Events
Monday, May. 8, 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.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, May. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Join us as we sing along with Rich Boban. Rich brings his talent as well as his rich background in music to lead us as we sing along with him. He provides all of the materials. Bring your voice and a friend and join us for a lively and entertaining hour, singing along with him.
Meets in the Community Room.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, May. 8, 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
[18 and Under]
Can’t think of what to get for Mother’s Day? How about a unique, personalized oil lamp? Fill a jar with decorations, water, and oil and then float a wick inside. Take it home and let mom light it for her special day. All materials provided. All ages invited.
Limited space available.
Meets in the Community Room.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Monday, May. 8, 6:30 p.m.
Friends Meeting in the Community Room
Community Room (Lower Level)
Tuesday, May. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Ted Villaire, author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago and Best Bike Rides Chicago and other books, offers the inside scoop on where to find the best hiking and biking destinations in the Chicago region. He’ll discuss how to get the most out of your hiking and biking excursions, how to stay safe, and which places are best for kids, newbies, and seasoned pros looking for a challenge. His slide presentation will feature nearby destinations you may have heard of, and some places you haven’t. Author of five outdoor recreation guidebooks, Villaire also will describe the process of writing a guidebook. Bring your questions. Buy a copy of one of his books at the presentation and get it signed by the author.
Lansing Public Library
Wednesday, May. 10, 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.
 
Community Room (Lower Level)
Wednesday, May. 10, 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.

Meets in the Community Room.
 
Brick Room (Lower Level by the Stairs)
Thursday, May. 11, 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:
Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives by Gary Younge

Meets in the Brick Room.