Lansing Public Library

Upcoming Programs & Events

All events are open to the public.
Please consult event description for registration requirements.

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Basic Computer Help Lab
6:30- p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help Lab
Thursday, Sep. 7, 6:30- p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Do you have a computer question that you need answered?  Perhaps you are just looking for a little extra help with
practicing on the computer. There is no appointment necessary.  Just walk right in and a staff member will be there to help assist you with your questions, show you how t...read more
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Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
Friday, Sep. 8, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Library Upper Level
The popular knitting & crochet circle “Purls of Wisdom” meets upstairs in the library. Bring your own supplies.
 
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
All month!
 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Monday, Sep. 25, All month!
Youth Programs & Events
[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 k...read more
Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Monday, Sep. 25
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.)
10:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.)
Monday, Sep. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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
 
Monday Morning Movie
11:00 a.m.
 Monday Morning Movie
Monday, Sep. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
July 24 & August 28,
September 25 & October 23.
Movie titles are posted on the Library bulletin boards.
Meets in the Community Room.
 
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.)
11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime (Birth – 24 mos.)
Monday, Sep. 25, 11:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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
 
The History of the Lansing Veterans Memorial
6:00 p.m.
The History of the Lansing Veterans Memorial
Monday, Sep. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Historic Ford Hangar at Lansing Airport. Address: 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438
All meetings of the Lansing Historical Society are open to the public and are on the fourth Monday of most months.

**This event takes place at the Historic Ford Hangar at Lansing Airport **Address: 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438

Tom Luberda, Vietnam vet and one of t...read more
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Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Tuesday, Sep. 26
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
Bookworm Circle
6:00 p.m.
 Bookworm Circle
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
[Grades 3-5]
Community Room
Come join our book club while we meet during Banned Book Week! Stop by anytime in August and September to pick up your Book Club Kit, complete with the book for you to check out, your membership card, and cool related materials ...read more
Microsoft Office Introduction to Excel
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m
Microsoft Office Introduction to Excel
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Microsoft Office 2013 Introductory Series
New to Microsoft Office?  Get a brief introduction to the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Learn how to work with text in Word, set up formulas in Excel, create a presentation in PowerPoint, and so much more.&...read more

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Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Wednesday, Sep. 27
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Library Upper Level
The popular knitting & crochet circle “Purls of Wisdom” meets upstairs in the library. Bring your own supplies.
 
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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 Round Table
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
 Community Round Table
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
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 ev...read more
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
11:30 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 11:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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
 
Acorn Cookies
6:00 p.m.
 Acorn Cookies
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 6:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
[All Ages, 18 and under]
Join us in making a batch of acorn cookies! This fun baking craft will have your hands sticky and your mouth watering at all the delicious treats. Can be made with or without peanut products.
No sign-up required.
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Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Thursday, Sep. 28
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
Alzheimers. Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Alzheimers. Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters
Thursday, Sep. 28, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Presented by a representative from the Alzheimer’s Association.

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you, or someone you know, is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Att...read more

or call (708) 474-2447.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
Thursday, Sep. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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
 
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
11:45 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
Thursday, Sep. 28, 11:45 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
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
 
Basic Computer Help Lab
6:30- p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 Basic Computer Help Lab
Thursday, Sep. 28, 6:30- p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Do you have a computer question that you need answered?  Perhaps you are just looking for a little extra help with
practicing on the computer. There is no appointment necessary.  Just walk right in and a staff member will be there to help assist you with your questions, show you how t...read more
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Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Friday, Sep. 29
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
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Banned Book Week
 Banned Book Week
Saturday, Sep. 30
Library Television Screens
[All Ages]
Monday, September 25 through Saturday, September 30

From the moment books were invented, people were trying to control who had access to certain books. Public Libraries are strongly opposed to all forms of censorship, and so we take one week a year to specifically
cel...read more
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