Meet Ryan!

June 30, 2018

Ryan works the phones for us.

Ryan was born in Newport News, Virginia but has spent most of his life living in Louisiana. His favorite thing about UIC is the team comradery. Ryan is an avid LSU sports supporter and die-hard fan of the New Orleans...

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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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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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