Star Wars Lock-In for Teens

It's time for our annual after-hours lock-in at the library just for teens! Join us for a Jedi versus Sith melee, crafts, games, and movies. We've got space for 30 lucky teens. Grab an application in the Teen Zone or print out the Star Wars lock-in permission form here. Return your answers by July 1 and…
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Become a Summer VolunTeen

Want to do something productive this summer? Volunteer at the library! The Lawrence Public Library relies heavily on VolunTeens each summer to help us with program preparation, run events, and reshelve all the teen and children’s materials. Becoming a VolunTeen is a great way to show your love of your library and support of your…
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Spring Break in the Teen Zone

CALLING ALL TEENS!  Spring break is FINALLY here!  Come and join us for some good times with good friends! Tuesday is our Bob Ross Paint-Along from 3:30-5:00 in the Auditorium. Lots of space left for your "happy little" painting! Wednesday features the drop-in TASK Art Party from 2:00-4:00. Drop in to create your own mystery…
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Teens, Come Work With Us!

Are you a teenager looking for a summer job? We are hiring three teens for our Teen Summer Reading Intern positions.This job is specifically for teens between the ages of 14-18 and will span from May 28-August 9. This is a paid internship earning $9/hour and working up to 10 hours per week. You will assist…
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January 21 = Day ON!

What are you doing January 21st? School is out and the library is calling! The Teen Zone will be open all day so come hang with your friends and join in on all the other hip happenings.  Pick up your FREE copy of The Doughnut Fix, enjoy the FREE Community Lunch sponsored by Hy-Vee, and…
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VolunTeen Applications Open

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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Get on the “Banned” Wagon!

Ready to unite in the fight against censorship? Banned Books Week is September 23-29. Here are five quick and effective ways to get involved: 1) Check out and read a banned book.  2) Post a picture of your favorite banned book on Instagram or Twitter. 3) Write a letter to the editor of your school or…
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