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James McBride to Visit Lawrence in October!Fall Book SaleLabor Day Closing

What's Happening

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Visit our new building at 707 Vermont St. to explore reading cubbies and programming space for kids,...


Summer in the City

Summer reading for all ages is under way! Your Story Starts Here, with books + events on...


Display Your Artwork at LPL!

Calling all local artists – want to display your work at the library? Our new building will...

In The Spotlight

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Author Phyllis Rose wants to take you on a literary experiment like none other.  The Shelf: From LEQ...

bedtime story


One of the great joys of parenting toddlers for me has been the newly acquired skill to...

YA for Grownups | Lawrence Public Library

YA for Grownups

There’s been a bit of an uproar about a recent  article on Slate about how grownups should be...