Stay Cool With Even Cooler DIYs

As you're all probably aware, it's been far too toasty this summer. While swimming, ice cream, and of course the Lawrence Public Library as options to stay cool are AMAZING, you need something else. Swimming can come with sunburns, ice cream gets melty, and the LPL eventually closes for the night. For these tough times…
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The Upside of Unplugging

Have you ever thought “I’ll just check in with >insert your favorite social media platform or online game here< and then I’ll >insert productive activity you need to undertake here<” only to find that 20, 30, or even 60 minutes have elapsed and left you feeling unfulfilled, vaguely guilty, and less motivated than you were…
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VolunTeens Needed

Calling all teen volunteers! Want to spend an hour or two each week in January, February, March, April, and May helping out the library? The Lawrence Public Library relies heavily on VolunTeens to help us reshelve all the teen and children’s materials. Plus becoming a VolunTeen is a great way to show your love of your…
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“Experimental Reading”: The Alternative Way to Explore the Children’s Section

Having a hard time choosing which book to read next? Not sure how you’re going to find those twelve books you need to get these awesome Summer Reading prizes? Or perhaps you think you’ve read everything, and that the library offers you no more new, exciting adventures. Look no further than “Experimental Reading.” Inspired by…
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Talent Wanted!

Share your talent with the rest of Lawrence! During the library's Last Bash on August 18. We'll have a community talent show from 7:30-8:30 p.m. with family-friendly acts of all kinds ranging from 2-5 minutes  - all age levels too!   Performers need to fill out an application by Sunday, July 15.     (Fire…
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