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Mavis keeps her promise Mavis keeps her promise

With no choice but to cancel her talk in Lawrence, Mavis assured fans she'd make it up to them soon. The Gospel Queen keeps her promises.
In 2018, she had no choice but to abruptly cancel her appearance in Lawrence. Mavis assured fans she'd make it up to them soon, and there was never a doubt: The Gospel Queen keeps her promises.

Wordy Wednesdays Wordy Wednesdays

Margo & Kimberly have a few words on titles you should try out this summer. Join them every other Wednesday for book recs on the spot.
Margo & Kimberly have a few words on titles you should try out this summer. Join them every other Wednesday for book recs on the spot.

Pop-Up Adventure Playground Pop-Up Adventure Playground

Jun 10th - Jul 22nd
Library Lawn
June 10 + 24 | July 8 + 22 | 11 AM - 1 PM | What will you build with boxes, tires, crates, and fabric on our lawn?
June 10 + 24 | July 8 + 22 | 11 AM - 1 PM | What will you build with boxes, tires, crates, and fabric on our lawn?

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.

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.

Internet Collection Internet Collection

Yeah, we're fans of window shopping, too. Luckily, the hyperlinks are all free to ogle at the LPL Pinterest page.
Yeah, we're fans of window shopping, too. Luckily, the hyperlinks are all free to ogle at the LPL Pinterest page.

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.

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.

2018 on the Books 2018 on the Books

Check out your checkouts and other 2018 usage stats with this visual take on a year well spent. Bonus deep dive into LPL history included.
Check out your checkouts and other 2018 usage stats with this visual take on a year well spent. Bonus deep dive into LPL history included.

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

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.

Tinkering time Tinkering time

Improvements to the library's website and catalog might impact how you typically navigate to web pages. Here's what you need to know.
Improvements to the library's website and catalog might impact how you typically navigate to web pages. Here's what you need to know.

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.
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