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Tween Club: Watergun Tie Dye

Meet up and hang out, play games, and craft with your friends. On Friday, July 21 from 3:30-5:30 PM, we are tie dying shirts with waterguns!!! Meet up in the Readers’ Theater, then we’ll head outside to make our tie dye creations! A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11!  Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

LEGO Club

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Join us in the Auditorium from 1-2 PM on Sunday, July 23th! Lego Club is for Ages 5-11. Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

 

Tail Wagging Readers

On Saturday, July 22 at 10 AM in the Readers’ Theater, practice reading and build reading confidence with a warm, furry friend from Loving Paws Animal Therapy. Bring your own book or choose one at the library. Register for a free 15-minute time slot: 785-843-3833.

Draw Along: Dream and Draw a Better World

On Thursday, July 27  at 11 AM and 2 PM in the Auditorium, your kiddos, family, and friends will complete three refrigerator-ready pictures using elementary art educator Kyle Tiernan’s unique, fail safe approach to teaching kids to draw. Kyle’s shape-by-shape and story-by-story approach to drawing makes the process ridiculously simple for children ages 5-12. You’ll see your children’s artistic self-confidence soar as they leave the program with refrigerator-ready artwork they created and can be proud of. This program was a major hit last summer and with new and different drawing lessons this summer, it’s going to be a lot of fun and we hope you can join us! TWO FREE SHOWS! ALL AGES!

Kidsapalooza: Firefighters

On Wednesday, July 26 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, we’ll explore a fire truck and learn about what firefighters do to build a better community! Program is for ages 5-6. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

Exploratorium: Kitchen Building Challenge!

On Monday, July 24 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, we’ll create towers, bridges, and walls out of marshmallows, toothpicks, cups, straws, and other supplies that can be found in your kitchen! Program is for ages 7-11. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

Bookworms & Waterbugs

Join us on Friday, July 21 from 10:30 AM- 12 PM for poolside stories and music followed by a free swim! Provided by Lawrence Public Library and Lawrence Parks & Rec. Free! For Ages 2 & up. Meet at the Outdoor Aquatic Center! There will be another Bookworms & Waterbugs on July 21st!

 

FIRE DOG

On Thursday, July 20  at 11 AM and 2 PM in the Auditorium, FIRE DOG will be performing at LPL!!!!! FIRE DOG is a powerful trio of musicians that skillfully harness youthful energy and sophisticated songwriting. Their songs are humorous, poignant, original, and entertaining. This summer FIRE DOG brings you new educational tunes from their album “Endangered Species Project. TWO FREE SHOWS! ALL AGES!

Kidsapalooza: Upcycled Art

Take everyday recyclables from drab to fab! On Wednesday, July 19th from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, the Spencer Museum of Art will join us in creating amazing art from recycled items! Program is for ages 5-6. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

Exploratorium: Recycled Art!

Give bottle caps, cardboard, milk jugs, and more a second life! On Monday, July 17th from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, the Spencer Museum of Art will join us for this inventive program. Program is for ages 7-11. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

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