June adult programs at the Lansing Public Library

2013-05-19T00:00:00Z June adult programs at the Lansing Public LibraryFor The Times nwitimes.com
May 19, 2013 12:00 am  • 

LANSING | The Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., invites the public to participate in their June programs for adults. For more information or to register for one of the programs, contact the Adult Services Desk in person or call (708) 474-2447. Registration is also online at www.lansingpl.org

Adult Book Discussions

Avid Read adult book discussion will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Lansing Public Library. The book discussed will be “Circle of Friends” by Maeve Binchy. Copies are available at the upstairs circulation desk.

Reality Check adult book discussion will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at the Lansing Public Library. The book discussed will be “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales” by Oliver Sacks. Copies are available at the upstairs circulation desk.

Murder and Mayhem adult book discussion will meet at 11 a.m. June 18 at the Lansing Public Library. The book discussed will be “The Big Sleep” by Raymond Chandler. Copies are available at the upstairs circulation desk.

Friends of the Library $5 Fill-A-Bag Book Sale is June 8. Members only shop from 9 to 10 a.m., general public shops from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Membership available at the door. There is an ongoing book sale located in the Adult Services Department.

Adult Programs

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11

Join in and knit with hundreds of other knitters around the world on the same day. Knitters and crocheters get together and practice their craft in public. Event will be on the front lawn outside the library. Bring knitting needles, yarn and a friend. Light refreshments will be served. To find out more about WWKiP Day, visit wwkipday.com.

Have Book-Will Travel Summer Reading Program June 10 to July 27. Visit the Adult Services Department for more information.

Beer 101

3 to 4:30 p.m. June 15

Join "Beer for Dummies" author and beer expert Marty Nachel to discuss the history of beer, ingredients and the process required to make beer. This is a 21+ only presentation. Registration required.

Tabletop Gaming Night

4 to 8 p.m. June 22

Over the age of 18 and still love to game? Then come to the Tabletop Gaming Night. We have an awesome collection of tabletop games to choose from. Drop by and join a game, or bring a group and grab a whole table. Registration is not required. This is a monthly event taking place the fourth Saturday of the month.

Computer Classes at the Lansing Public Library:

Registration is required and is limited to 10 Lansing Library card holders. Must have library card to register. Classes are 1 1/2 hours in length.

Basics of Simple Scan

Introduction to Internet Searching

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010

Word Plus

Introduction to Excel 2010

Introduction to Online Educational Resources

Introduction to Online Job and Business Resources

Conferencing, Interviewing and Communicating Via Skype

Call for available dates and times.

Calumet River Creative Writers Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month.

Purls of Wisdom Knitters and Crochet Circle will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 12 and 26 and from 10 a.m. to noon on June 21.

The Lansing Business Women's Association is cutting and sorting coupons for military families overseas. The coupons can be used six months past the expiration date at their commissary. Join in on the first Monday of every month at the Lansing Public Library in the Community Room. The group meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7:30 p.m. Bring scissors and any coupons you may have. For questions call Pat Leck at (708) 323-5232.

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