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What you've been reading: nonfiction What you've been reading: nonfiction

With spring closely looming, we thought it appropriate to take a flowery peek at what you've been reading to keep those neurons firing despite the freeze.
As spring looms, we thought it appropriate to take a flowery peek at what you've been reading to keep your neurons fired up.

INFOGRAPHIC: New year, new technology INFOGRAPHIC: New year, new technology

Technology + libraries = crucial services. Here's the State of Library Technology and what's in store for 2019.
Technology + libraries = crucial services. Here's the State of Library Technology and what's in store for 2019.

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.

5 things you can do with a library card 5 things you can do with a library card

Even if you already have your card, use these facts to convince the non-initiated to come into the light.
Even if you already have your card, use these facts to convince the non-initiated to come into the light.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!
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