The library will be closed Thurs. Nov. 22 and Fri. Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours resume Sat. Nov. 24.

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Book luggers unite! Book luggers unite!

Find out how to become a book lugger at Family Volunteer Day, and visit with many local organizations to see where your family can pitch in and help the community.
Find out how to become a book lugger at Family Volunteer Day, and visit with many local organizations to see where your family can pitch in.

Wordplay: Above the fold Learn to talk like a journalist

What does "above the fold" mean? Should you feel ashamed if you've gotten "scooped"? Learn a little something about language and you'll be talking like a bonafide journo in no time.
What does "above the fold" mean? Should you feel ashamed if you've gotten "scooped"? Learn how to talk like a reporter.

We’ve Advanced to the Eagleton Eight! We’ve Advanced to the Eagleton Eight!

VOTE NOW! Ahoy, noble land mermaids! We’ve reached the Eagleton 8 round in a national championship for best public library.
VOTE NOW! Ahoy, noble land mermaids! We’ve reached the Eagleton 8 round in a national championship for best public library.

Try this scan-tastic quiz Try this scan-tastic quiz

You automate a good effort at this quiz or people might think you're a has-bin.
You automate a good effort at this quiz or people might think you're a has-bin.

How librarians order Thai food How librarians order Thai food

Culinary + literary! Baan Thai Restaurant holds an all-day library fundraiser August 14.
Culinary + literary! Baan Thai Restaurant holds an all-day library fundraiser August 14.

Closed for Staff Day May 10 Closed for Staff Day May 10

Each year, Lawrence Public Library staff gets together for a day of professional development because learning is part of our mission.
Each year, Lawrence Public Library staff gets together for a day of professional development because learning is part of our mission.

I take requests I take requests

How one of LPL's most devoted bibliophiles delivers joy to hundreds of people (and growing) every week.
How one of LPL's most devoted bibliophiles delivers joy to hundreds of people (and growing) every week.

Principals' challenge Principals' challenge

Read about the video that sparked a district-wide reading challenge
Read about the video that sparked a district-wide reading challenge

New Board Game Collection Board games for checkout

Get more face time with friends and family at your next slumber party, weekend getaway, or afternoon at the Replay because now you can check out board games from the library.
Get more facetime with friends and family at your next slumber party, weekend getaway, or afternoon at the Replay.

Quiz: What Book Club member are you? Quiz: What Book Club member are you?

The non-reader? The wine enthusiast? Or seriously just into books and looking for a relaxed & interesting way to be social?
The non-reader? The wine enthusiast? Or seriously just into books and looking for a relaxed & interesting way to be social?

New Self-Checks Are Coming New Self-Checks Are Coming

A faster and more user-friendly checkout experience is just around the corner.
A faster and more user-friendly experience

Take a deep breath @ the library Take a deep breath @ the library

Surely a space such as LPL, that sees close to 2,000 visitors a day, would need to utilize some heavy chemicals to purge dirt and germs circulating throughout the building. Right? Thankfully, no. LPL has green cleaning practices that make it a place to breathe easy.
How the library makes green practices part of its daily routine

Welcome to Your New Website Welcome to Your New Website

Update your bookmarks and come along for a ride on the all-new lplks.org!
Update your bookmarks and come along for a ride on the all-new lplks.org!

Events and Services Welcome Events and Services Welcome

There's plenty to do in Lawrence and lots of know-how floating around, and we want to help you spread the word.
There's plenty to do in Lawrence and lots of know-how floating around, and we want to help you spread the word.

Happy National Library Week! Happy National Library Week!

Here's a look back at how much Lawrence used its library last year, what we did, and where we're headed.
Here's a look back at how much Lawrence used its library last year, what we did, and where we're headed.
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