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Borrow a Button Maker Borrow a Button Maker

NEW! Borrow a button-making machine from the Tech Desk for D.I.Y. politic, fashion, arts, fabric arts and all manner of public proclamation.
NEW! Borrow a button-making machine from the Tech Desk for D.I.Y. politic, fashion, arts, fabric arts and all manner of public proclamation.

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.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 down, innumerable books ahead! Our first families to cross the finish line are raising strong readers.
1,000 down, innumerable books ahead! Our first families to cross the finish line are raising strong readers. Find out how your little one can, too.

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.

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.

Read Across Lawrence Read Across Lawrence

Delicious books, events, and activities to savor all month long. See what's cooking for Read Across Lawrence 2019.
Delicious books, events, and activities to savor all month long. See what's cooking for Read Across Lawrence 2019.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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