The library will be closed Thurs. Nov. 22 and Fri. Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours resume Sat. Nov. 24.

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Small Business Tax Basics Small Business Tax Basics

Nov 15th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
William Schmidt from Kansas Legal Services will share the tax essentials every small business owner or self-employed person should know.
William Schmidt from Kansas Legal Services will share the tax essentials every small business owner or self-employed person should know.

Gmail Essential Training Gmail Essential Training

Nov 28th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Understand your Email! With a big update last month, now's a great time to start using Gmail. We'll walk you through a tutorial.
Understand your Email! With a big update last month, now's a great time to start using Gmail. We'll walk you through a tutorial.

Kid Advisory Board Kid Advisory Board

Nov 30th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids can help shape their own library experience by joining the ALL NEW Kids Advisory Board. Here's info on our next meet-up!
Kids can help shape their own library experience by joining the ALL NEW Kids Advisory Board. Here's info on our next meet-up!

An Evening with Nnedi Okorafor An Evening with Nnedi Okorafor

Nov 8th
Liberty Hall
"There’s more imagination on a page of Nnedi Okorafor’s work than in whole volumes of ordinary fantasy epics," says Ursula K. Le Guin.
"There’s more imagination on a page of Nnedi Okorafor’s work than in whole volumes of ordinary fantasy epics," says Ursula K. Le Guin.

R. Luke Dubois LIVE R. Luke Dubois LIVE

Sep 22nd | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Composer, artist, and performer R. Luke DuBois explores the temporal, verbal, and visual structures of cultural and personal ephemera.
Composer, artist, and performer R. Luke DuBois explores the temporal, verbal, and visual structures of cultural and personal ephemera.

Sarah Smarsh: Heartland Sarah Smarsh: Heartland

Sep 25th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Liberty Hall
Kansas-grown Sarah Smarsh lends storytelling and whip-smart analysis to our nation's reckoning with poverty, privilege + political divides.
Kansas-grown Sarah Smarsh lends storytelling and whip-smart analysis to our nation's reckoning with poverty, privilege + political divides.

WoC Mural Community Painting Days WoC Mural Community Painting Days

Wak'ó Mujeres Phụ nữ Womxn muralists invite you to come paint and help make history.
Wak'ó Mujeres Phụ nữ Womxn muralists invite you to come paint and help make history.

Last Bash! Dinner + A Movie: "Coco" Last Bash! Dinner + A Movie: "Coco"

Gather your blankets and lawn chairs and join us as we champion our Summer Reading finishers for one last summer-y community get-together.
Gather your blankets and lawn chairs and join us as we champion our Summer Reading finishers for one last summer-y community get-together.

Teen Fines Read-Off Teen Fines Read-Off

Teens read books = get rid of fines
Teens read books = get rid of fines

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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