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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Akata Witch isn’t the “Nigerian Harry Potter.” Here’s why.

I am so excited about Nnedi Okorafor's visit to Lawrence this November! I'm a bit behind the times discovering the amazingness that is Ms. Okorafor. To catch up, I'm reading her critically-acclaimed work, beginning with Akata Witch, the first book of her beloved Akata series, which fans often refer to as "The Nigerian Harry Potter" according to a…
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Lawrence’s Top 5 Nonfiction for June

By Leah Sewell | Marketing With stats provided by Tricia Karlin | Collection Services  Lawrencians didn't flinch in the face of tough, true life topics in June, according to our circulation statistics; even our comedy tastes ran dark.  Tied for 5th most checked-out nonfiction last month, humorist David Sedaris and New Yorker writer David Grann…
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