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No storytimes for 3 weeks, librarians recover!

For the first 3 weeks in August there will be no scheduled storytimes for the younger set. The librarians are in recovery, and will start planning for fall activities, but come on in and visit us anyway!  The regular schedule will resume with Stories & Songs on August 23.  Check the online calendar.

Last Bash of Summer: Dinner and a Movie!

Thursday, July  30, 7:30 pm. End your summer reading with dinner and a screening of Despicable Me on the library lawn. Our very own Michael Bradley will perform for the kids during dinner and we’ll serve ice cream to celebrate.

7:30pm – Dinner & drinks available from local Downtown food vendors

9:00pm – Movie starts!

Free popcorn from Downtown Lawrence, Inc. and door prizes! Bring a chair or blanket and your family and friends and join us on the Lawrence Library Lawn for dinner and a movie! Local food and drink vendors will be onsite for your dining and drinking needs, or grab dinner at your favorite Downtown spot beforehand and then head over for the movie. Bring a picnic if you like! Free popcorn and door prizes from some of your favorite Downtown businesses. Family friendly and lots of fun! Presented by Downtown Lawrence, Inc. and the Lawrence Public Library.

**We are happy to announce that closed captioning will be available for these films!**

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.