Back-to-School Cyber Safety

August 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System:


08/10/2018 08:25 AM EDT
Original release date: August 10, 2018

As summer break ends, many students will return to school with mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, ...

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Biblioboard - Why Create a Login?

August 4, 2018

BiblioBoard: Why Create a BiblioBoard Login?
We're sure you've heard that BiblioBoard can be used without logging in. That's just one of the ways it's so easy and convenient to use. However, a login CAN be created, even though it's not required to ...

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FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams

July 16, 2018

National Cyber Awareness System:


07/16/2018 04:24 PM EDT
Original release date: July 16, 2018

The Federal Trade Commission has released an alert on tech support scams. Scammers use pop-up messages...

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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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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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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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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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Cyber Security: How to Protect Yourself Online

March 29, 2018

Learn what you can do to PDF iconstay safe while browsing the internet.

Topics include:
  • Tips for a strong password
  • Updating and protecting your system
  • Learning how to identify dangerous emails
  • Making safer decisions when posting information online

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