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¡Español is fun!

Expand your world and have fun learning a bit of Spanish this summer! Two 4-week sessions will be held for different age groups. The July Session for Ages 7-11 goes from 7/11- 8/1 from 2-3 PM in the Readers’ Theater. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 785-843-3833.

Jumping Jambalaya

 On Thursday, June 29 at 11 AM and 2 PM in the Auditorium, we have African drumming, shekere playing, singing, diverse stories and creative folk tales by our favorite storytellers, Kucha and Baba Tony. TWO FREE SHOWS! ALL AGES!

Kidsapalooza: Bees Are the Bomb!

Do you love fruit, flowers, veggies? Thank the Bees! On Wednesday, June 28 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, we’re having a bee-utiful program planned with the Master Gardeners. You’ll create a bee bomb to take home! Program is for ages 5-6! Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

Exploratorium: Build a Better World!

On Monday, June 26 from 2- 3 PM in the Auditorium, we’ll explore how we can improve our world through innovative technology, creating videos, therapy animals, and more! This program is for ages 7-11! Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

All-ages Dinner + A Movie: LEGO Batman

Join us on Friday, June 23 from 7:30-11 PM for hot dogs, and smoothies, and crepes, oh my!

Downtown Lawrence Inc. and Lawrence Public Library invite you to eat some grub, listen to some music, and watch a movie. Grab dinner from local vendors at 7:30, settle in for some music from Joel Bonner and the Boot Stompers, then at 9, we’ll push play!


Watch the trailer!

Dino O’Dell: Build a Better World

Join award-winning educator, author, and songwriter Dinosaur O’Dell for a trip around the world on Thursday, June 22 at 11 AM and 2 PM in the Auditorium! Whether you’re swimming with the piranhas in South America, jumping with kangaroos in Australia or fixing spaceships in Europe, Dino’s stories and songs are not only fun, but interactive and educational. TWO FREE SHOWS! ALL AGES!

Kidsapalooza: This Is Not a Box…

It’s a city… plane… train! We’re building cardboard creations with local artist Juniper Tangpuz on Wednesday, June 21 from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium! Program is for Ages 5-6. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

Exploratorium: Cardboard Construction Challenge

On Monday, June 19th from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, cardboard artist extraordinaire, Juniper Tangpuz, will lead us in creating amazing things from pieces of cardboard! Exploratorium is for ages 7-11. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.

LEGO Club

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Join us in the Auditorium from 1-2 PM on Sunday, June 25! 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, June 24 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.