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Flesh, Flash & Frank Harris

Lawrence’s Card Table Theatre presents a staged reading of Professor Emeritus’ Paul Stephen Lim’s original work surrounding the life of Frank Harris, Thursday, Dec 3 from 7-9 PM in the Auditorium.

The story follows Harris from his student days at the University of Kansas to his glittery life as an editor in London where he meets the likes of Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw. Upon the publication of My Life and Loves, he was abandoned by everyone in good society.

This scandalous autobiography was banned as pornography in both Europe and America; however, Harris insisted My Life and Loves was a work which helped emancipate women by loosening their Victorian corsets.

Career Clinic @The HealthSpot

On Fridays, AmeriCorps volunteers are in-house to help you organize your resumé, fill out job applications, and look for employment. 1-2PM in the HealthSpot.

The HealthSpot at Lawrence Public Library is a partnership between Lawrence Memorial Hospital and LPL, serving as a location for our community to access health resources in Lawrence through databases, health events, free screenings, toolkits on healthy lifestyles, and more.

IMAGE: Office Space (20th Century Fox Film Corporation)

Early Start for Teen RAL + Authors Visit

Winter break is nigh, yo, so we’re giving teens a head start (while homework is at bay) on These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Grab your copy in Teen Zone Wednesday, Dec 2 between 2:30–9 PM.

On Thursday, Dec 3, both authors will visit the middle schools. Then at 7PM, they’ll head over to Hastings to sign copies of their latest book. Now’s your chance to meet them!

Big Deal at Your Library

Don’t let fines keep you from borrowing books, movies, and music any longer. From Black Friday through Sunday (11/27–11/29), we’ll waive 50% of your fines when you pay your remaining balance.

Look for our 50%-off coupon in the Lawrence Journal-World this Thursday (Thanksgiving edition.)

Clip it and come see us — we miss you!

Healthcare Marketplace Open Enrollment — We Can Help

On November 1,  a new round of open enrollment started for the Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Marketplace.

It can be a challenge to navigate and we’re here to help.

Let’s get started.

What’s Open Enrollment?
Health insurance is renewed each year during a period called “open enrollment.” This is the time to join or change plans, carriers, etc. in your insurance coverage.

It lasts from NOV 1, 2015 — JAN 31, 2016.

What do we offer?
Beginning November 4th, we will have healthcare Navigator, Brandy Ordiway, in-house on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4:30 PM in the Health Spot.

What’s a Navigator?
It’s a trained expert on all the ins and outs about signing up for or renewing health insurance. They can answer questions, enroll patrons for insurance, and much more. And they’re rare — only about 6 of them in our county — so, we’re lucky to have her join us once a week through February.

Where can you go for information?
If it’s not a Wednesday or you need additional insurance resources, you’ll find:

  • Brochures located in the Health Spot
  • Cover Kansas ( for additional Navigator assistance
  • Health Insurance Marketplace ( to sign up directly or get more information