The library will be closed Wednesday July 4 in honor of Independence Day. Regular hours will resume Thursday July 5.

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Dine for LPL Foundation Dine for LPL Foundation

Jun 27th | 4:00pm - 9:00pm
RND Corner Grille
Sit down to a great meal at RND Corner Grille and 30% of your meal goes directly to the Library Foundation.
Sit down to a great meal at RND Corner Grille and 30% of your meal goes directly to the Library Foundation.

S+V Sessions: Heidi Lynne Gluck S+V Sessions: Heidi Lynne Gluck

Jun 22nd | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Auditorium
Sound + Vision Studio presents S+V Sessions, with talented performer and fellow townie Heidi Lynne Gluck
Sound + Vision Studio presents S+V Sessions, with talented performer and fellow townie Heidi Lynne Gluck

You Are Local History You Are Local History

Jun 30th | 10:00am - 3:00pm
Let's build an inclusive local history! We'll digitize your photos, letters & other items to add to the Digital History Project (optional).
Help us build an inclusive history of Lawrence! We'll digitize your photos, letters, and other local items, and—if you want—add them to the Digital Douglas County History Project. Registration required. Appointments are also available at alternative times.

Fuel Up 4 Summer Fuel Up 4 Summer

Jun 4th - Aug 3rd
Library Lawn
Lunch is served weekdays on the lawn this summer, June 4 - Aug 3. Check out the schedule to see what's on the menu.
Lunch is served weekdays on the lawn this summer, June 4 - Aug 3. Check out the schedule to see what's on the menu.

Name that Tune! Name that Tune!

Jun 4th - Jul 27th
Lawrence Parks
Set sail on the all-new musical scavenger hunt everyone's playing this summer.
Set sail on the all-new musical scavenger hunt everyone's playing this summer.

Fit or bust Fit or bust

Jun 8th | 7:00am - Jul 27th | 7:00am
Library Lawn
The time? 7AM every Friday. The place? Library Lawn. The agenda? Get fit or go home.
The time? 7AM every Friday. The place? Library Lawn. The agenda? Get fit or go home.

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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