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Tween Club

Meet up and hang out, play games, and craft with your friends on Friday, April 7 from 3:30-5 PM in the Readers’ Theater.  A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! This week we’re making bath bombs! Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

Let’s Flock Together!

Beginning WED, Apr 5 at 7 PM, right in the thick of spring migration, we’ll spend the month learning some local birding basics from some of the best birders in the field!

Throughout this 4-part series, we’ll divide our time between the library and a living laboratory—the Baker Wetlands. For more info, email Jake: jvail@lplks.org


All ages welcome!
SCHEDULE:

Birding Basics: Part 1
WED | Apr 5 | 7 PM | Library Auditorium
Birds up close, with Prairie Park Nature Center. Get a good look at some live birds!

Birding Basics: Part 2
WED | Apr 19 | 7 PM | Library Auditorium
The Jayhawk Audubon Society will teach you how to be a better bird watcher.

Birding Basics: Part 3
SUN | Apr 23 | 7 AM | Baker Wetlands
Rise and shine! Go birding with Dr. Roger Boyd and the Jayhawk Audubon Society in one of the best locations around.

Birding Basics: Part 4
WED | Apr 26 | 7 PM | Library Auditorium
The History and Future of the Baker Wetlands, with Dr. Roger Boyd, Baker Wetlands Education Coordinator.

Korean Storytime (한국어-이야기)

On Wednesday, Apr 6 from 6pm- 6:30pm,  all ages welcome to join us in the Readers’ Theater for stories, songs, rhymes and activities in Korean presented by local volunteers. For Korean speaking families and those interested in the language. IMAGE: Uijae Museum of Korean Art

Multicultural Storytime: Hindi

Join us in the Readers’ Theater at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 1st for stories and songs with guest presenters highlighting a featured language or culture! This week it’s Hindi! Our guest presenter is Amanpreet Sawhney.

Drive-In Movie

On Friday, Mar 24 from 2-4 PM in the Auditorium, come craft a car, grab some popcorn, and watch a movie in your custom ride! Program is for Ages 5-11!

LEGO Club

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Join us in the Auditorium from 1-2 PM on Sunday, Mar 26! Lego Club is for Ages 5-11. Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

 

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Tail Wagging Readers

On Saturday, March 25 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.

New Weekly Storytime with Singing Sarah!

Monday nights just got more fun! Come explore movement, play, and the joy of active music-making with Singing Sarah, board-certified music therapist, at our NEW weekly storytime! Meet up from 6:30–7 PM in the Readers’ Theater.

ABOUT SARAH: Sarah Niileksela is a board-certified music therapist and owner of Sunflower Music Therapy, a private practice serving Lawrence and the surrounding areas.

She graduated from KU in 2003 and has worked as a music therapist with a variety of populations, specializing in early childhood music, using music to teach literacy skills, and working one-on-one with children with special needs. Sarah hopes her enthusiastic use of music, movement, and play will foster a life-long love of music and reading in children as well as help them grow and develop skills through the joy of active music-making.

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Beatnik Cafe

Wednesday, April 1, 3:30 pm. Are you hip to the jive? We’re having a poetry party Beatnik style, for kids ages 5 to11. Wear your black berets and turtlenecks! In the Reader’s Theater.

Candy Construction

Wednesday, December 11, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, for ages 5 to 17. Who can make the coolest gingerbread (graham cracker) house at Lawrence Public Library? Join us for our 2nd annual Gingerbread House Day! All materials supplied. Register at 785-843-3833.