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Wonder Genes

Learn all about genes and DNA from science experts from KU! You can extract your own DNA plus more from 4-5 PM in the Auditorium on Wednesday, February 28th! Program is for ages 5-11!

Korean Storytime (한국어-이야기)

On Saturday, February 24th 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

Outsider Art!

Explore the incredible world of Outsider Art with the Spencer Museum of Art! Join us on Friday, February 23rd from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium. We’ll look at the amazing work of self-taught artists and create work inspired by them. We’ll also make some animal-themed self-portraits (like Auggie did in Wonder) as part of the Read Across Lawrence series. Program is for ages 7-11!

Wonder(ful) Read-In

Build a fort, grab a tent and READ! It’s all happening in the Auditorium from 3:30-5 PM on Wednesday, February 21st! We’ll have snacks and drinks for perfect read-in conditions. BYOBlanket!

Mysterious Mustache Book Club

On Sunday, February 18th from 1:30- 2:30 PM, we’ll be discussing Wonder by R. J. Palacio in the Readers’ Theater! Ask at the Children’s Desk for a copy. This program is for ages 8-12 years-old! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.


Wonder Boot Camp

On Friday, February 16th at 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, come test and build your powers of kindness with us by saving kittens, high fiving, relay racing and more! Program is for ages 7-11!

Magic Tree House Club

It’s the Jack and Annie fan club! We’re meeting on Saturday, February 10th from 3:30- 4:30 PM in the Readers’ Theater. Join us for crafts and fun with a historical twist about book  #29, A Big Day for Baseball. Program is for ages 5-8! Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.

Tail Wagging Readers

On Saturday, February 10th 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.


Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Join us in the Readers’ Theater from  4-5 PM on Thursday, February 8th! Lego Club is for Ages 5-11. Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.


Cuentacuentos / Spanish Storytime

Cuentos, canciones, actividades y café. ¡¿Qué esperas?! El sábado, 3 de febrero 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, February 3rd 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.