Lansing Public Library

Upcoming Programs & Events

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

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Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Lansing Public Library
The Lunch Bus is a mobile meals program that distributes nutritious lunches to youth under 18 years old in priority Cook County communities during the summer months.

The Lunch Bus will provide cold lunches at  Lansing Public Library ...read more
Youth Movie Day
2:00 p.m.
 Youth Movie Day
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
[All Ages, 18 and under]
Community Room
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Beat the heat for a couple hours and come by to watch a movie.  Titles will be posted in the library.  Popcorn will be provided.
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Bookworm Circle
6:00 p.m.
 Bookworm Circle
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
[Grades 3-5]Come join our book club! Stop by anytime in July 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 wrap...read more
Excel 2013: Formulas & Functions
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Excel 2013: Formulas & Functions
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Study Room 2 (Upper Level)
Microsoft Office Classes
Beginning Tuesday, June 6 we will be offering Microsoft Office Classes.  The classes will be grouped into 4 separate series.  The first three series will focus on specific programs offered in the Microsoft Office 2013 Suite.  The last ser...read more

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Half Walk, Half Talk Book Club
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
 Half Walk, Half Talk Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Erfert Park (18800 Burnham Ave.)
Love to read?  Love to talk?  Want to walk?  Join our walking book club.  Every Wednesday, starting July 12, we will meet at Erfert Park (18800 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438) at 8:30 am for Half Walk/ Half Talk book club meeting. 

We will be blending three essent...read more
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.)
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
Eight week session starting the week of June 5 and ending the week of July 24.
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, Jul. 26, 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, Jul. 26, 11:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
Eight week session starting the week of June 5 and ending the week of July 24.
No sign-up required
Toddler Storytime (24-36 mos.): Wednesday at 10:30 & 11:30
 
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Lansing Public Library
The Lunch Bus is a mobile meals program that distributes nutritious lunches to youth under 18 years old in priority Cook County communities during the summer months.

The Lunch Bus will provide cold lunches at  Lansing Public Library ...read more
T. F. South Summer Reading Book Discussion
2:00 p.m.
T. F. South Summer Reading Book Discussion
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2:00 p.m.
Teen Room (Lower Level)


[Grades 9-12]

With eighteen titles to choose from for the regular English classes, you might feel a bit overwhelmed.  Come by and get help choosing a book or share with everyone which book you read.  Honors and AP students are welcome to join in the ...read more
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Ice Cream Social for Summer Reading Participants
Drop-in from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Social for Summer Reading Participants
Thursday, Jul. 27, Drop-in from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
[All Ages]
Community Room
Summer reading is almost over!  Stop by and celebrate with your own custom-made ice cream sundae.
No sign-up required.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)
Thursday, Jul. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
Eight week session starting the week of June 5 and ending the week of July 24.
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, Jul. 27, 11:45 a.m.
Youth Programs & Events
Eight week session starting the week of June 5 and ending the week of July 24.
No sign-up required
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years): Thursdays at 10:30 & 11:45
 
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
Thursday, Jul. 27, 11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Lansing Public Library
The Lunch Bus is a mobile meals program that distributes nutritious lunches to youth under 18 years old in priority Cook County communities during the summer months.

The Lunch Bus will provide cold lunches at  Lansing Public Library between M...read more
Create a Quote of Art: An Inspirational Painting Workshop
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Create a Quote of Art: An Inspirational Painting Workshop
Thursday, Jul. 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Community Room (Lower Level)
Create an inspirational "Quote of Art" to take home using permanent marker and watercolor pencils.  Different quotes and designs available to choose from, or create your own from scratch. Plenty of guidance is given, yet creativity is encouraged. No painting experience required. ...read more

or call (708) 474-2447.
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Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Purls of Wisdom Knitting/Crochet
Friday, Jul. 28, 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.
 
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
Friday, Jul. 28, 11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Lansing Public Library
The Lunch Bus is a mobile meals program that distributes nutritious lunches to youth under 18 years old in priority Cook County communities during the summer months.

The Lunch Bus will provide cold lunches at  Lansing Public Library between M...read more
Teen Library Lock-In (Permission slip REQUIRED)
7:00 p.m. Friday, July 28 until 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29
Teen Library Lock-In (Permission slip REQUIRED)
Friday, Jul. 28, 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 28 until 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29
Teen Programs & Events
Teen Library Lock-In
From Friday, July 28 at  7:00 p.m. to Saturday, July 29 at 7:00 a.m.
[Ages 13-18]
It’s back!  After taking a year off, our annual Teen Lock-In is back!  Come spend 12 hours at the library afte...read more
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Teen Library Lock-In (Permission slip REQUIRED)
7:00 p.m. Friday, July 28 until 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29
Teen Library Lock-In (Permission slip REQUIRED)
Saturday, Jul. 29, 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 28 until 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29
Teen Programs & Events
Teen Library Lock-In
From Friday, July 28 at  7:00 p.m. to Saturday, July 29 at 7:00 a.m.
[Ages 13-18]
It’s back!  After taking a year off, our annual Teen Lock-In is back!  Come spend 12 hours at the library afte...read more
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
All month!
 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Monday, Jul. 31, 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
Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt
All month!
 Bookshelf Scavenger Hunt
Monday, Jul. 31, All month!
Youth Programs & Events
Month of July
[All ages]
Turn reading into an exciting game with the help of this bookshelf scavenger hunt. Stop into the library throughout the month of July and get your scavenger hunt materials!
 
Teen Space!
All month! 9:00 a.m.-30 minutes before closing.
 Teen Space!
Monday, Jul. 31, All month! 9:00 a.m.-30 minutes before closing.
Teen Room (Lower Level)
Our new teen space will be open all summer long for students going into 6th-12th grade.  You can stop by anytime to chat with your friends, play video games or watch movies.  There will be no formal Teen Movie Days this summer as the room will be open.  All Teen Space activities must ...read more
MultiLibrary Geocaching
June 5-August 5 during library hours
 MultiLibrary Geocaching
Monday, Jul. 31, June 5-August 5 during library hours
Lansing Public Library
June 5 - August 5, 2017
[All Ages]
It’s time for the 5th Annual MultiLibrary Geocaching Competition!  Beginning Monday, June 5th, Library patrons will be invited to use clues and geographic coordinates to find hidden geocaches at participating a...read more
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Greater Chicago Food Depository South Suburban Lunch Bus (Age 18 and under)
Monday, Jul. 31, 11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.
Lansing Public Library
The Lunch Bus is a mobile meals program that distributes nutritious lunches to youth under 18 years old in priority Cook County communities during the summer months.

The Lunch Bus will provide cold lunches at  Lansing Public Library ...read more
     
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