New report demonstrates impact of 2020 Census on libraries and communities

November 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new analysis released November 18 reveals that more than $1 billion in federal funding for libraries will be allocated to states based on the 2020 Census. Published by Professor Andrew Reamer of the George Washington Insti...

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Macmillian Limits Libraries in eBook Purchasing

November 1, 2019

Learn more and sign the petition at https://ebooksforall.org/

America’s libraries are committed to promoting literacy and a love of reading with diverse collections, programs and services for all ages. Libraries are invested in making sure mill...

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Letter to Parents 2019

August 13, 2019

Please note our guidelines for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Find Holiday History on BiblioBoard

November 20, 2019


We’ve got some fun food history for you on BiblioBoard, just in time for Thanksgiving! 

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Your Library Knows…

November 19, 2019

What season is this?

There are only two noted distinctions that mark our seasons. There is the solstice when the Sun is at the most southerly or northerly point in the sky, and the equinox when the Sun passes over the earth’s equator.  When th...

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Stream Sesame Street!

November 7, 2019

Our streaming video service, Kanopy has added Sesame Street!

Use it at home, at your caregivers, or as you visit family during the holidays!  Get started here!

Free with your Lansing Library card.

Sesame Street on Kanopy

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Your Library Knows…

October 28, 2019

Who does not like a little peace and quiet?

Shh.  At one time or another, we have heard or said this word.  It usually, but not always, accompanies an index finger placed before closed lips.  There is no real definition for shh, but it was der...

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Your Library Knows…

October 7, 2019

What is it about parks that attract people?

Based on the Yosemite Act of 1864, the United States Congress established Yellowstone National Park in 1872 and in March of that year, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Yellowstone National Park Pro...

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Publish Your eBook!

October 2, 2019

Inkie.org is here! Everyone in Illinois now has free access to a suite of self-publishing tools and resources.

Users can go to inkie.org to create, design, and publish their very own e-book, submit their work for inclusion in local and national e...

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