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Play Winter Reading Bingo!

Defrost your brain and beat the winter blues at your library!

All ages are invited to participate in our Blizzard Bingo Challenge and be entered to win awesome prizes. Starting December 1, teens, kids, and adults can pick up a Bingo card and informational booklet at any desk.

Participation includes things like reading digital books, checking out a library event, and reviewing an item on our online catalog. Bingo cards can be completed and turned in by January 31 for a chance to win some pretty cool prizes.

Need more info? Adults can email Kate at kgramlich@lplks.org. Parents, kids, and teens can reach out to Karen at kallen@lplks.org.

Multicultural Storytime: Swahili

Join us in the Readers’ Theater at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 2nd with stories and songs with guest presenters highlighting a featured language or culture! This storytime features Swahili!

Cuentacuentos / Spanish Storytime

Cuentos, canciones, actividades y café. ¡¿Qué esperas?! El sábado, 2 de diciembre a las 4 pm en el Readers’ Theater, ven y acompáñanos en una divertida tarde en español. Para familias del habla hispana y aquellas interesadas en el idioma. Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Stories, songs, activities and coffee. What are you waiting for? On Saturday, December 2 at 4 PM in the Readers’ Theater, come with your kids and join us in a fun afternoon in Spanish. For Spanish speaking families and those interested in the language.

Sweet Deal at Your Library

Don’t let fines keep you from borrowing books, movies, and music any longer. Friday–Sunday, NOV 24-26, we’ll waive 50% of your fines when you pay your remaining balance.

Look for our 50%-off coupon in the Thanksgiving edition of the Lawrence Journal-World — clip it and come see us at the Accounts Desk.

Questions? Jeff’s got answers: jbergeron@lplks.org


PS—You can print this page and present the coupon below, or download and print this PDF version. So easy!

2017 Black Friday Ad 4.9 x 5 in

LEGO Club

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Join us in the Readers’ Theater from  1-2 PM on Sunday, November 26th! 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, November 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.

Korean Storytime (한국어-이야기)

On Saturday, November 25 from 4- 4:30 PM,  all ages are 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

Junior Author Camp!

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Would you love to be an author? Have you already started your novel? Join us on Wednesdays in November* from 4-5 PM in the Readers’ Theater to hear from working authors and artists about different kinds of writing, get tips and tricks of the trade, find inspiration, and have snacks! Program is for ages 8-12.

Nov 1: Novel Writing with author Mary O’Connell
Nov 8: Poetry Café with poet Pete Fey
Nov 15: Graphic Novel Making with Jai Nitz
Nov 29: Zine Workshop with artist Rachel Sandle

*No meeting on November 22nd!

Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Downtown Storywalk©

Start at the library and take a stroll downtown while you read Audrey Wood’s The Napping House in the windows of stores located on Massachusetts Street. Pages will be up from November 11th to the 26th. Pick up a map from the children’s desk and make sure to return to the library when you’re done to enter a drawing for a book!

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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