When library doors shut, digital doors open

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (March 30, 2020) – The Lansing Public Library, along with other Illinois libraries, closed its doors for regular business hours on Wednesday, March 18, in response to the COVID-19 quarantine. However, even behind closed doors, the Lansing Public Library is keeping its commitment to serve the public. Library Director Debbie … Read more

Oak Glen Elementary kicks off ‘Hoops for Heart’ with special ‘Heart Hero’ guest

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (February 1, 2020) – Oak Glen Elementary School kicked off its annual “Hoops for Heart” American Heart Association fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 30, for its 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade students. The special assembly began with a multi-media “Kids Heart Challenge” presentation starring “Team Heart” cartoon characters promoting positive physical and … Read more

Calvin Coolidge Elementary School celebrates the arrival of Enchanted Backpack

Second-grade teacher Elizabeth Capizzano applies for and receives $20,000 grant of school supplies by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (January 19, 2020) – The anticipation at Calvin Coolidge Elementary School on Thursday morning, January 16, was exhilarating. Fifth-grade students lined both sides of the main hallway with colorfully handmade thank-you posters, singing and signing the words … Read more