Heritage and Memorial Annnounce Summer Reading Assignments

May 14, 2018

You can find the 2018 Heritage & Memorial Summer Reading Assignments below.

PDF iconHeritage Summer Reading 2018
PDF iconMemorial Summer Reading 2018


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T.F. South Required Summer Reading

May 10, 2018

Required Reading Lists 2018

Reading for enjoyment is a priceless pastime that people of all ages enjoy.  To cultivate this in our students, the TFS English Department will again require Summer Reading for all students.  Each student is responsi...

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Meet Isaiah!

June 23, 2018

Isaiah works the phones for us. Let's get to know him!

Isaiah was born in Atlanta, Georgia and soon after moved up to Clarksville, Indiana. He was raised locally and has been in the customer service business for several years. He is a hardcore co...

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June means wedding season—at the Lansing Historical Museum

June 5, 2018

Annual bridal gown exhibit opens June 9 through August 29

LANSING, Ill. (June 2018) – June has long been a popular wedding month, so it’s the time that the Lansing Historical Society celebrates brides of past by opening an exhibit with local ...

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

June 1, 2018


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 kindergarten.

Come to t...

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The Great American Read

May 22, 2018

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fic...

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19 More Libraries Join SWAN Library Consortium

May 1, 2018

19 more libraries have joined the SWAN Consortium! This expands the pool of items available to you and your card is now valid at:

former LINC libraries: Batavia, Bloomingdale, Geneva, Glen Ellyn. Itasca, St. Charles, Villa Park, West Chicago and


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Why Lansing Public Library went fine-free, starting May 1

May 1, 2018

LANSING, Ill. (May 1, 2018) – As of May 1, 2018, the Lansing Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue materials. Library Director Debbie Albrecht shared the reasoning behind that decision, and dismantled some commonly held misunder...

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Illinois Reads

May 1, 2018

Under the auspices of the Illinois Reading Council, ILLINOIS READS will be a yearly statewide project to promote reading for all Illinois citizens.  Beginning with read aloud books for babies, 6 books will be selected for each additional age band...

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Career Online High School (COHS)

April 8, 2018

The Lansing Public library is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program brought to public libraries by Gale, a Ce...

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