Returned items are quarantined for 3-4 days before check in. Thank you for being patient while they are processed.

The building is open 12-6 PM daily for holds pick up, quick account questions, and using the restroom. We are not taking book sale donations yet. Our computer lab and Teen Zone are not open yet. See our Reopening Plan for details.

Board of Trustees

Library Board of Trustees

The Lawrence Public Library is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees.

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Trustees are appointed by the Mayor for four-year terms, with possibility of reappointment for a second term. For more about the Board of Trustees, read their bylaws here. The Library Board of Trustees meetings are open to the public and staff. The board typically meets the third Monday of each month at 4:30 PM in Meeting Room A at 707 Vermont Street in Lawrence, KS.

Board Ursula Minor

Ursula Minor



Board Brady Flannery

Brady Flannery

Board Brad Allen

Brad Allen

Executive Director


Board Sarah Goodwin Thiel

Sarah Goodwin Thiel

Vice Chair


Board Judy Keller

Judy Keller

Board Jennifer Ananda

Jennifer Ananda



Board David Vance

David Vance



Board KEvan Vick

Kevan Vick

Board Packet Archive

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