Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Book Sale Announced!

The next Friends of Lansing Public Library Book Sale will be held on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Special Friends "Members Only" Preview Sale on Thursday, June 9th.

Times will be announced.

Saturday, June 11 will also feature a White Elephant Sale! Check your closets for those old knick-knacks! Additional details will be posted when they become available.

Holocaust Reference Titles

For students working on Holocaust research paper, the library recommends these titles.

The Holocaust Chronicle. (REF 940.4318 HOL)

The Holocaust. 4 vols. (REF 940.531 HOL)

Encyclopedia of the Holocaust. 4 vols. (REF 940.531 ENC)


These are only a few of the titles available. There are many additional titles in the general collection. If you have any questions, come to the Reference Desk. We will be glad to help you find materials.

Monday, March 28, 2005

Senior Safety Topics

Lansing Police Officer Barnes will be at the library to discuss Crimes Against The Elderly
on Monday, April 4, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room.
Everyone is welcome to attend this free program.

Newsletter Mailed

Watch your mail for the next issue of Limited Edition!

You can also view it online at http://www.lansing.lib.il.us/limited_edition.htm

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Links to websites for local political parties

With the upcoming local elections many people have questions about the candidates. Here are links to the two parties in Lansing.

Community Action Party

United Party of Lansing

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Looking for a Czech translator

We have a library patron doing family research who is looking for someone fluent in Czech to translate some letters. If you can help, please contact the Reference Department (708) 474-2447.

New Reference Titles

Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. 2 vols. (REF 810.9 ENC)

What Every Veteran Should Know 2005 (REF 355.15 WHA)

Encyclopedia of Landforms and Other Geologic Features. 3 vols. (REF 551.41 NAG)

American Home Front in World War II. 3 vols: Almanac, Primary Sources, Biographies. (REF 940.43 AME)

Monday, March 21, 2005

FREE! Computer Classes

Have you heard? Lansing Public Library has hands-on computer classes!

We offer classes at three convenient times...in the morning, afternoon & Saturdays. See dates & times of upcoming classes.

Current class topics include:
LPL Computer Basics (for the beginner)
LPL Library Catalog
LPL E-Mail Basics (set up a free e-mail account on Yahoo!)
LPL Internet Basics
LPL Writing Your Resume in Microsoft Word

Click here for expanded descriptions!

Registration Requirements:
Patron must present a valid photo ID internet library card issued by Lansing Public Library at time of registration. (Reciprocal borrowers with a Lansing Library Internet Card may register.)
Your library account must be in good standing.
Register in person at the Adult Circulation Desk.
Class size is limited. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.