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Spanish Language Storytime

Wednesdays July 8 and 22, 6:30-7:00 pm.  An all-ages storytime in Spanish and English. Come dance, sing and have fun with the family! Una hora de cuentos en español e inglés para todas las edades. Vengan para bailar, cantar y divertirse con toda la familia!

Friends’ Book Sale

Need to restock your home collection with books, movies, audiobooks, and more? Check out the next Friends of the Library book sale, happening July 9-12! Everything is $2 or less, and proceeds benefit the Lawrence Public Library.

July Book Sale

  • Thursday, July 9, 5:00 – 7:00pm (*Members only night; you can buy an annual membership at the door – $10/individual, $15/family)
  • Friday, July 10, 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday, July 11, 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday, July 12, 12:00 to 4:00pm


Also, mark your calendar for the October sale, October 1-4.

Laughing Matters: Hapless Heroes and Their Funny Feats

Thursday, July 2, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm, in the Auditorium. Jay and Leslie explore feats of skill, feats of daring, and feats of dumb luck! Highlights include plenty of juggling, a touch of magic, and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal.

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.