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Mysterious Mustache Movie and Book Club

SUN | Dec 18 | 1:30-4:30 PM | Ages 8-12 | Readers’ Theater

We’ll watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets then compare it to the book! We’ll also have snacks and pass out books for the next meeting. Ask at the Children’s Desk for a copy! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.


Multicultural Storytime

SAT | Dec 17 | 10:30-11 AM | Readers’ Theater | Tagalog

Stories and songs for all ages with guest presenters highlight a featured language or culture!


Korean Storytime (한국어-이야기)

On Wednesday, Dec 7 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

Candy Construction

Who can make the coolest gingerbread house at Lawrence Public Library? We’ll find out on Dec 14 from 3:30- 4:30 PM in the Auditorium.  We’ll have all the makings for a small gingerbread house. Bring your creativity! For Ages 5-18!

Tail Wagging Readers

On Dec 10 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.


SUN | Dec 11 | 1-2 PM | Readers’ Theater | Ages 5-11

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833. 


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Tween Club

FRI | Dec 2 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11!  Meet up and hang out, play games, and craft with your friends. Get ready for snow!  We’re making snowflake crafts! Register for clubs at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833.


Winter Holiday Sing Along

On December 2, sing, move, and play with Karen of Meadowlark Music Together from 10:30 – 11:15 AM in the Auditorium. Come join us for some winter fun! *This program replaces the regularly scheduled Library Storytime.

All-Ages Winter Reading for Prizes

Defrost your brain and beat the winter blues through reading!

From December 1–January 31, cozy up with your favorite book and blanket, and compete for prizes!

Adults who read 3 books (or listen/read for 15 hours) can fill out this online form and claim your prizes after December 16th. Pick up a Winter Reading booklet at any desk starting December 1! Questions? Email Kate!

Embrace the winter break and cozy up with some great books. Bring in a favorite quote from the book you’re reading, or write a 3-4 sentence review, and drop it off in the Teen Zone to be entered into a weekly prize drawing for free books or other prizes. Questions? Email Miriam!

Read with us this winter! Ages 0-11 (or birth to 5th grade) can pick up a reading log at the children’s desk. Read 10 books or 10 hours and turn in your log from 12/12/16-1/31/17 for some high-fives and prizes. You’ll also need to fill out the kids’ finisher form when you’re finished with your log. Make sure to stop by the children’s area to see how the librarians are challenging themselves to read more this winter! Questions? Email Jenny!

Dino Lab

What happened to the dinosaurs? What did they eat? Did they make friends? Bring your questions and do hands-on activities with Tikitum Lab Group on November 30 at 4 PM in the Auditorium! Registration is limited. Register at 843-3833.