Friday, March 31, 2006

Book Sale Saturday!

Friends of Lansing Library will have a book sale Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until Noon.

Illinois State Legislature Bill HR0809

Illinois General Assembly recognizes Lansing Public Library's 70th Anniversary!

Full text of HR0809

Reading Suggestions


Reading Suggestions
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We have reading suggestions for your favorite topics. The bibs give you the title of the book, author, location in the library and a short paragraph about the story line. Feel free to take one home. Ask at the Adult Services desk if you need more information - we are here to help you.

Category: Readers Advisory

Gardening Fiction Display


Gardening Fiction Display
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Welcome to our Garden of Books. Yes, spring is here - stop by and check out a garden/flower book. We all look forward to see gardens spring to life.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

One Last Chance


One Last Chance
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These books haven't gone out in quite a while. Check one out and restore your reading pleasure.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

"Above the Smokey Mountains" Program Thursday

Thursday, March 23, 2006
6:30 p.m.
Above the Smokey Mountains

Nature photographer Ronald Kurowski returns to present the slide program, Above the Smokey Mountains. Enjoy a colorful and breathtaking photographic tour through Smokey Mountain National Park as seen through the eyes of nature photographer, Ronald Kurowski. Our highly experienced presenter will also answer your photographic questions in a Q&A period following our trip through the mountains.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Knitting & Crochet Group Meets Wednesday

knitting needles and yarnWednesday, March 22, 2006
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
"Purls of Wisdom" Knitting & Crochet

Gather with others who enjoy your hobby!

Monday, March 20, 2006

April Issue of Limited Edition Newsletter is Here!

Pick up your copy in the library, or download the April issue!

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Lansing Author Featured

Local author Beth Anderson was featured in The Times.

While you're waiting for her to finish her upcoming book, The Scalpmaster's Wife, check out her other titles that we have here at the library!

Have you read any of Beth Anderson's books?
Did you enjoy the plot & characters?
Click on "comments" at the end of this entry to add your thoughts and see what others said!

Thursday, March 09, 2006

ADULT ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

Benedictine University now offers accelerated degree programs at TF North High School in Calumet City. For more details join us for a short informational meeting on Saturday, March 11, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

WINTER READING PROGRAM BOOK REVIEWS

The following books reviews have been written by patrons who read the books during the 2006 Winter Reading Program:

"Needled To Death" by Maggie Sefton (New book/Mystery/SEF)
On a trip to a visitors farm to show a group of knitting tourists the owners alpacas, Kelly discovers her friend killed. Later the daughter suffers the same fate. Was the soon to be ex-husband/step-father the killer, or did someone else have reasons to silence them?

"A Good Year" by Peter Mayle (Fiction/May)
This is a story of a transplanted British protagonist from the wint country in Provence France. who acquires a provencial vineyard left to him by his dead uncle. You learn a little about the wine business and the French people.

"Hannah's Hope: The Red Glove Series by Karen Kinsbury (New book/Fiction/KIN)
This book is a gentle read. Fifteen-year-old Hannah, who buries herself in activities to run from the neglect of parents too involved in politics to see her more than two visits a year, learns she has a second father, her biological father. She prays for a Christmas miracle that will bring her the family she longs for.

"Buried by Breakfast" by Claudia Bishop {Mystery/BIS)
Meg and Quill somewhat reluctantly agree to having the jurors of a case stay at their Inn during a slow time. They quickly find themselves having to solve a murder case. Did a group of protestors hide a murderer or was it someone else?

MASTER GARDENER COMING TO LIBRARY

Master Gardener Jennifer Tobin will present "Perennials For Lower Maintenance" on April 11th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. With spring just around the corner it will be fun to think of flowers in your garden.

POET COMING TO LIBRARY

Celebrate an evening of rhymes, imagination and laughter with Don Lundquist, Jr. Don will be sharing poems and illustrations from his book : "At Least He Shuts Up When He Writes" as well as some of his yet to be published writing. He urges you to be prepared for a positive evening, of humor and poetry, served up family style. This program will be held on April 4th in the Community Room 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

LOCAL AUTHOR COMING TO THE LIBRARY

Join us to listen to local Author Tom Crane discuss his book "Green is the Valley, Blue are the Hills." He will be at the library on Monday, April 10th at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room. This program is open to all - bring a friend. Refreshments will be served.

JIGSAW PUZZLES AT THE LIBRARY

See what's new at the library! Come one come all! Jigsaw puzzles for adults on Friday, March 31, 2006 in the Community Room - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and stay as long as you want. You can work alone or have as many partners as you want to help you work the puzzle. We furnish the puzzle and refreshments. It's a free program and a lot of fun. A great way to spend a day!

Monday, March 06, 2006

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Thursday, March 23, 2006
6:30 p.m.
Above the Smokey Mountains

Lansing Public Library Soars at 70! Flight #19

Nature photographer Ronald Kurowski returns to present the slide program, Above the Smokey Mountains. Enjoy a colorful and breathtaking photographic tour through Smokey Mountain National Park as seen through the eyes of nature photographer, Ronald Kurowski. Our highly experienced presenter will also answer your photographic questions in a Q&A period following our trip through the mountains.

Call Adult Services (708) 474-2447 ext. 122 or stop by the desk!