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Things Found In Books Things Found In Books

Growing up, I spent lots of time rifling through my grandmother’s drawer of pictures, postcards, and momentos.  Hours buzzed by while I…
Growing up, I spent lots of time rifling through my grandmother’s drawer of pictures, postcards, and momentos.  Hours buzzed by while I…

Discover Something New Discover Something New

You probably know this, but just in case you didn’t. LPL gets tons of new items every day. From the digital to the hardback book, from the…
You probably know this, but just in case you didn’t. LPL gets tons of new items every day. From the digital to the hardback book, from the…

Intersectional Women's History Month… Intersectional Women's History Month…

This Women’s History Month, let’s get intersectional! in·ter·sec·tion·al·i·ty /ˌin(t)ərsekSHəˈnalədē/ noun What happens when forms of…
This Women’s History Month, let’s get intersectional! in·ter·sec·tion·al·i·ty /ˌin(t)ərsekSHəˈnalədē/ noun What happens when forms of…

5 Things I Learned When I Moved to… 5 Things I Learned When I Moved to Lawrence

By Leah S
I moved to Lawrence a year ago, and ever since, I’ve thrashed around in the tumultuous waters of a love/hate relationship with the place.
I moved to Lawrence a year ago, and ever since, I’ve thrashed around in the tumultuous waters of a love/hate relationship with the place.

My Current Author Crush My Current Author Crush

When I find a new author I enjoy, it feels something like starting a new romance. I will often become infatuated and go on a jag, reading…
When I find a new author I enjoy, it feels something like starting a new romance. I will often become infatuated and go on a jag, reading…

Librarians vs. D&D Librarians vs. D&D

From podcasts, to TV shows, to new and expensive rulebooks, Dungeons & Dragons is having quite the renaissance these days!
From podcasts, to TV shows, to new and expensive rulebooks, Dungeons & Dragons is having quite the renaissance these days!

On the Importance of Seeing Yourself in… On the Importance of Seeing Yourself in…

By Klopez
Whether you are an avid reader, a casual reader, or someone who mainly only reads books because you watched the movie first, you might…
Whether you are an avid reader, a casual reader, or someone who mainly only reads books because you watched the movie first, you might…

When I First Fell in Love...with Reading When I First Fell in Love...with Reading

Do you remember when you first fell in love with reading? I mean the first time you truly, deeply felt that the world was not right unless…
Do you remember when you first fell in love with reading? I mean the first time you truly, deeply felt that the world was not right unless…

Join us for the After Hours Market! Join us for the After Hours Market!

By Logan
Have you ever been to the library after hours? This is your chance! The Lawrence Public Library Foundation will host the "After Hours…
Have you ever been to the library after hours? This is your chance! The Lawrence Public Library Foundation will host the "After Hours…

Mother of the Year Mother of the Year

By Mollyw
I’m the mother of an infant and a six year-old and I’m tired. Very, very tired. Not just physically tired, but mentally tired.
I’m the mother of an infant and a six year-old and I’m tired. Very, very tired. Not just physically tired, but mentally tired.

The Green Stuff The Green Stuff

This year’s Book Squad Goals Reading Challenge includes the prompt to “Read a book from an author who has visited Lawrence.” If by “has…
This year’s Book Squad Goals Reading Challenge includes the prompt to “Read a book from an author who has visited Lawrence.” If by “has…

The Sourdough Next Door The Sourdough Next Door

Already finished your Read Across Lawrence copy of Sourdough? Newly curious about the microorganisms burping away in Lawrence’s own…
Already finished your Read Across Lawrence copy of Sourdough? Newly curious about the microorganisms burping away in Lawrence’s own…

Romances You May Have Missed in 2018 Romances You May Have Missed in 2018

I know it’s February and we’re well on our way to solidly being part of 2019. (I’ve almost written the date correctly every day this…
I know it’s February and we’re well on our way to solidly being part of 2019. (I’ve almost written the date correctly every day this…

Arthurian Legend: Then, Now, and Forever Arthurian Legend: Then, Now, and Forever

My introduction to Arthurian legend came at the ripe age of 14 when I first read The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The cryptic…
My introduction to Arthurian legend came at the ripe age of 14 when I first read The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The cryptic…

Wild Hybrid Reality Tales Wild Hybrid Reality Tales

I am captivated by the storytelling of Jackalope Lamat Kelly, also known as Jack or Jaq. The short stories and flash fiction in Jackalope…
I am captivated by the storytelling of Jackalope Lamat Kelly, also known as Jack or Jaq. The short stories and flash fiction in Jackalope…

New Year, New You! New Year, New You!

By Ballen
It’s January so you knew this was coming. I’ve given up on New Year’s Resolutions because it is an exercise in futility and guilt.
It’s January so you knew this was coming. I’ve given up on New Year’s Resolutions because it is an exercise in futility and guilt.
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