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2019 Read Across Lawrence 2019 Read Across Lawrence

This coming February, read "Sourdough" by Robin Sloan. Kids and teens get their own special reads in 2019. Take a look.
This coming February, read "Sourdough" by Robin Sloan. Kids and teens get their own special reads in 2019. Take a look.

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.

Tax Information Tax Information

How to make it through tax season, with assistance, forms, and more resources in the Lawrence community.
How to make it through tax season, with assistance, forms, and more resources in the Lawrence community.

New app for library accounts New app for library accounts

New: The cloudLibrary app gives quick access to virtual library cards and multiple accounts from smartphones, tablets, and ereaders.
New: The cloudLibrary app gives quick access to virtual library cards and multiple accounts from smartphones, tablets, and ereaders.

Buy books on the honor system Buy books on the honor system

DownHall Books has all-ages reads for sale on the honor system. Pay what you can — we'll put it toward literacy programs.
DownHall Books has all-ages reads for sale on the honor system. Pay what you can — we'll put it toward literacy programs.

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.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program invites families to explore books, get prizes, grow as readers, and have fun together.
Embark on a journey through the pages of 1,000 books! The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program encourages families to explore the world of books, get prizes, grow as readers, and have fun together.

Storytime Video Storytime Video

Educational, enriching, and entertaining content with age-based ratings from Common Sense Media. Free with your library card.
Educational, enriching, and entertaining content with age-based ratings from Common Sense Media. Use on your smart TV or with downloadable mobile app, free with your library card.

Lawrence Public Library and Watkins… Library + Watkins Museum collaborate to digitize local history

The Lawrence Public Library is able to identify and archive digital history that represents Lawrence.
The Lawrence Public Library is able to identify and archive digital history that represents Lawrence.

Easy-peasy ebooks Easy-peasy ebooks

Put the brakes on the kiddo's wait time with immediate gratification ebook and audiobook app, Libby.
Put the brakes on the kiddo's wait time with immediate gratification ebook and audiobook app, Libby.

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.

Staff Picks: Scary movies Staff Picks: Scary movies

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From spine tingling horror flicks to suspenseful thrillers, here are the movies we can't get enough of this time of year.
From spine tingling horror flicks to suspenseful thrillers, here are the movies we can't get enough of this time of year.

Akata Witch isn't the "Nigerian Harry… Akata Witch isn't the "Nigerian Harry Potter." Here's why.

By Ballen
Library director Brad looks beyond the typical British/European fantasy canon and falls in love with Nnedi Okorafor's writing.
I am so excited about Nnedi Okorafor's visit to Lawrence this November! I'm a bit behind the times discovering the amazingness that is Ms.…

Future Perfect Project Future Perfect

From the creator of the Trevor Project comes a life-changing program especially for local LGBTQ teens. They will meet two performers —…
From the creator of the Trevor Project comes a life-changing program especially for local LGBTQ teens. They will meet two performers — one an Oscar winner, the other a viral singing sensation. Together, they'll spend a day creating something perfect.

Book Squad Quiz Book Squad Quiz

If you long to live in a world full of magic, dragons, and/or intergalactic space travel, here's a quiz for that.
If you long to live in a world full of magic, dragons, and/or intergalactic space travel, here's a quiz for that.
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