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Magic Tree House Club

SAT | Sep 10 | 3:30-4:30 PM | Ages 5-8 | Readers’ Theater 

It’s the Jack and Annie fan club! Join us for crafts and fun with a historical twist about book #35, Night of the New Magicians. Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

Labor Day Closings

The library will be closed Sunday-Monday, September 4-5 in observance of Labor Day.

If you plan to spend this upcoming weekend reading, we’ve got some book suggestions that might help give Labor Day a little more context.

Click the book covers for details.

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THU | Sep 8 | 4- 5 PM | Ages 5-11 | Readers’ Theater

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833. 


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Changing Your PIN

Success! We made it through LPL Lite and we appreciate your patience as we upgraded to a new computer system. You won’t notice a whole lot of changes because most of them are on our side.

But, your PIN has changed.

Starting Thursday, August 25, you can change it to whatever you want. Here’s how:

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Back to School with Stephen Johnson

Bring your family to this fun and interactive storytime with Caldecott Honor artist, author, and Lawrence resident, Stephen T. Johnson this Sunday, August 28 from 3:30–4:30 PM in the Auditorium.

His most recent book, Alphabet School, features illustrations inspired by Lawrence Public Schools and encourages finding beauty and joy in the most unexpected places. Raven Book Store will have copies here for sale.

BONUS: Sign up your child for a library card and they’ll get a free book from our Dr. Bob Reader Program!

Multicultural Storytime: Yiddish

SAT | Sep 3 | 10:30-11 AM | Readers’ Theater

Stories and songs for all ages with guest presenters highlight a featured language or culture!


Tween Club

FRI | Sep 2 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! To prepare for our talk with the Space Station, Tween Club is headed to Space Camp where we’ll identify spacey objects, create space slime and race rockets. We’ll also have the Wii and Snacks! You don’t want to miss this one! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.


Family Yoga @ Your Library

On Wednesday, August 31st, join Sarah Trowbridge-Alford for a beginner-level, family yoga session at 6PM in the Auditorium. We’ll talk about the benefits of mindfulness for all ages. Bring your own mat. Free, just register: 843-3833.

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | Aug 27 | 10-11 AM | Grades K-5 | Readers’ Theater

Read out loud to registered therapy dogs from Loving Paws Animal Therapy. Register for a 15-minute read at 785-843-3833. This is a great way to practice reading and build reading confidence with a warm furry friend.  Bring a book from home or choose one at the library.

Mysterious Mustache Book Club

SUN | Aug 21 | 1:30-2:30 PM | Ages 8-12 | Readers’ Theater

This month we’ll be discussing Wonder by R. J. Palacio! Ask at the Children’s Desk for a copy.

Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.