The library is currently experiencing a bug with our Overdrive access within the catalog. You can go directly to https://lawrencepl.overdrive.com/ to access your items immediately.

The library will be closed TUE, Nov 3 for Election Day. For more information, visit our 2020 election and voting page.

LPL Express is open MON-FRI from 10 AM-6 PM and SAT-SUN from 12-6 PM. Masks are required. Aim for a 15-min visit per day unless using the computer lab. Learn more here.

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2020 10-28 Storywalk Beanstack Challenge

Kids can earn Beanstack badges for a chance to win a gift certificate to The Toy Store — starting NOV 1!

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October is NEA Big Read / Read Across Lawrence Month for Adults

The Round House by Louise Erdrich, our adult Read Across Lawrence pick for 2020, fearlessly explores the difficult topic of sexual assault as well as other issues related specifically to Native women and peoples. We pulled together this Round House reading list of nonfiction and fiction that looks at themes of violence against women, bigotry, and the experiences and traditions of Native peoples in North America to accompany our Round House-related events all month.

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