The Books Behind the Board Games

You’ve heard it before: the library isn’t just for books. With only a library card, you can check out movies, music, and more. We’re always trying to expand what exactly that “more” encompasses, creating new collections for everyone to enjoy, and our latest addition is particularly exciting. Dust off your dice, because it’s time for…
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Lawrence Author Lynn Burlingham Talks about her New Memoir, Jewels that Speak

Lynn Burlingham has had quite the journey, with New York, London, and even stops in Norway all in the mix before finding herself here in Lawrence. Her latest book, Jewels that Speak, recounts her life while offering a look into two storied families of her heritage: the psychoanalytical Freuds and the glass forging Tiffanys, each…
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Slice Harvesting Lawrence

The memoir Slice Harvester embraids two stories: that of the author’s battle with alcoholism and, concurrently, his quest to eat a plain cheese slice from every single pizzeria in Manhattan. Self-described punk rocker Colin “Atrophy” Hagendorf began the project on a whim in 2009. He recorded his thoughts on his blog– archived at sliceharvester.com– and began selling a…
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