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Richard Scanland

Richard Scanland
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Richard is a recent college graduate with a passion for writing. He aspires to write full-time, as well as become a published author. When not writing, he can often be found reading or playing video games with friends.

Lansing Public Library creates Passport to Adventure for summer reading participants

LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2023) - The Lansing Public Library recently started a new summer reading program — “Passport to Adventure.”

Library’s ‘Tylenol and Terror’ event recounts 1982 Chicago poisonings

LANSING, Ill. (April 29, 2023) – The Lansing Public Library held an event called Tylenol and Terror on Thursday, which recounted the Tylenol poisoning murders from 1982. The lecture was presented by library employee Daniel Cuthbert, who explained the events in great detail to a small but heavily invested...

British Re-Invasion rocks Lansing Library on a stormy Friday

LANSING, Ill. (April 3, 2023) – On Friday, March 31, British Re-Invasion came to the Lansing Public Library, and singer and guitarist David Rudolf, along with his three other bandmates, played a variety of music from the 60s era.The band's set list ranged from The Beatles, to The Who,...

Black History at the Lansing Library – Southside Soul Kings accompany food and conversation

By Richard Scanland LANSING, Ill. (February 25, 2023) – On Friday, February 24, The Lansing Library held a special music event for Black History Month, featuring jazz and blues songs from Black artists throughout the 20th century. The event provided a mix of artists and eras, which gave a good...

Tomfoolery Fun Club brings laughter to Lansing Library

By Richard Scanland LANSING, Ill. (January 30, 2023) – On Friday the Lansing Public Library hosted a comedy night — a mix of stand-up routines and musical comedy targeted at adults and seniors.A band called Thrown Together opened the night, playing a mix of American music from the 60s and...

Dr. Kenneth Schoon explores history of Pullman at Library presentation

By Richard Scanland LANSING, Ill. (January 26, 2022) – On Monday night at the Lansing Public Library, Dr. Kenneth J. Schoon gave a presentation on the history of the Pullman neighborhood.Schoon, a resident of Indiana, is a Professor Emeritus of Science Education at Indiana University Northwest. His book, Pullman: The...

Library’s Angel Tree Project helps pay off kids’ fees

By Richard Scanland LANSING, Ill. (December 16, 2022) – The Lansing Public Library recently started a festive program to pay off fees on children’s library cards this holiday season: The Angel Tree Project. Patrons in the library will notice small Christmas trees decorated with tiny angels made of paper with...

Daylight saving time falls back this weekend – possibly for the last time

U.S. House and President could make daylight saving time the permanent law of the land By Richard Scanland LANSING, Ill. (November 3, 2022) – Daylight saving time is a concept many are familiar with. It has been around since 1918, when it was implemented during the First World War in an...