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Free-range fundraiser

Attend After Hours at the Library for entertainment and fresh market fare The Lawrence Public Library Foundation will host the sixth annual After Hours at the Library 7PM SAT MARCH 2. The fundraising event celebrates this year’s Read Across Lawrence adult book selection, Sourdough by Robin Sloan. Proceeds support community literacy programs. Tickets and complete…
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New year, new technology

Improvements are coming in 2019 on devices, hardware, and software throughout the library, thanks to funding from MIDCO® and The Library Foundation and with the hard work of the library's team. "The main difference between the new computers and what they are replacing is performance. The new systems will be dramatically faster," says Aaron Brumley…
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Computer Royale

All library tech users will see tech upgrades in coming months, but Fortnite-obsessed teens get first dibs. Public computer replacements are generously funded by Midco® and the Library Foundation The latest technology to arrive at the library won't be easily visible to anyone over 18. Teen Zone-goers, however, will recognize quickly that 18 brand new computers have…
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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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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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