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Clubs converge at LPL

"Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. - Phylicia Rashad   Lawrence Public Library is pleased to announce that it will host a gathering of historic clubs on Sunday October 28 at 2 PM in the Auditorium. The program is presented in partnership with Watkins Museum of History and…
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Readers' Services Assistant Mom of three, dreamer, hustler, reader and consumer of all entertainment. High fantasy and historical fiction are my best-loved but I will read anything, especially on the recommendation of a fellow bibliophile. I love doing the coolest work, at the coolest place, in the coolest town in Kansas!…
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Elephant and Piggie storytime

Any parent who's helped to instill a love of reading in their child knows the heart-inflating pleasure of watching them delight in a favorite book. Sometimes, though, that initial delight has a tendency to turn into exasperation after the millionth time reading it aloud. But that doesn't seem to be the case with Mo Willems…
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Talk like a reporter

Links, books + podcasts for people who love to learn By Leah Sewell, who covers the library beat, and, although she consistently buries the lede, still gets her stories ranked above the fold At a recent meeting of the minds behind the LPL website, a term came up that made about half the people in…
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How librarians order Thai food

Culinary + literary = Baan Thai's all-day library fundraiser As staff of the hallowed institution that stores innumerable tomes of humankind's vast wealth of knowledge, we kinda know a thing or two. We can tell you all about the past. In fact, sometimes, we can even tell the future. Case in point: We predict you…
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