The library will be closed Sunday May 27 and Monday May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday May 29.

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Teen Fines Read-Off Teen Fines Read-Off

We're offering the great Teen Fines Read-Off program throughout the summer! Reading books = getting rid of fines.
We're offering the great Teen Fines Read-Off program throughout the summer! Reading books = getting rid of fines.

The Pursuit of Endurance The Pursuit of Endurance

Jun 3rd | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Jennifer Pharr Davis has traversed 15,000+ miles of grueling global terrain and lived to write about it.
Jennifer Pharr Davis has traversed 15,000+ miles of grueling global terrain and lived to write about it.

Why Kids Should Code Why Kids Should Code

Register your child for Coding Club — it's free, fun, and offers a new challenge on Wednesdays, April 18, 25, and May 2.
Register your child for Coding Club — it's free, fun, and offers a new challenge on Wednesdays, April 18, 25, and May 2.

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.

Cuee Rap Session Cuee Rap Session

Apr 13th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watch a live performance of Cuee and hear about the poetry of rap.
Watch a live performance of Cuee and hear about the poetry of rap.

Open Mic Night with B.L.A.C.K. Lawrence Open Mic Night with B.L.A.C.K. Lawrence

We've gathered together our local open mic scene for a night of spoken word performance and communal expression.
We've gathered together our local open mic scene for a night of spoken word performance and communal expression.

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg: Workshop + Talk Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg: Workshop + Talk

Based on the Hebrew tradition of Midrash, learn to write from new angles with this Kansas Poet Laureate, then hear from the author herself.
Based on the Hebrew tradition of Midrash, learn to write from new angles with this Kansas Poet Laureate, then hear from the author herself.

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 to: Book Clubs for Kids How to: Book Clubs for Kids

May 5th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
We've got lots of kits to get you started. Register here and we'll show you how.
We've got lots of kits to get you started. Register here and we'll show you how.
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