Posted On: Feb 7, 2016 In: Featured, Seniors, Teen Zone, Teens Featured
LPL is getting Hoopla! With Hoopla you can instantly:
- borrow movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comic books
- get 24/7 access
- borrow for free with your library card
It couldn’t be easier to use.
- No holds, no waiting in line — just click “borrow”
- No fines — after the checkout period is over, items are automatically checked in
- 5 checkouts a month per Lawrence Public Library cardholder
- Stream your digital pick on your computer or laptop, using an internet connection
- Stream or download it to your digital device — supported devices are listed here
Get started today!
- Go to hoopladigital.com
- Click on ‘Sign up now’
- Pick “Lawrence Public Library”
- Set up your account with your email address, a password, your library card number and library account PIN
- Click here for more info about Hoopla
- Questions about your Hoopla account? Email Kelly Fann, Collection Development Coordinator or Tricia Karlin, Collection Services Manager
- Questions about your library account or PIN: Email Accounts or call 843-3833 x 100
Posted On: Feb 6, 2016 In: Featured, Seniors, Teen Zone, Teens Featured
Award-winning 20/20 and ABC News reporter and author Lynn Sherr will talk about her definitive biography, “Sally Ride: First American Woman in Space”.
Sally Ride, a member of the first astronaut class to include women, broke through a quarter-century of white male fighter jocks when NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, cracking the celestial ceiling and inspiring several generations of women.
Posted On: Feb 5, 2016 In: Featured, Seniors, Teen Zone
Drop-ins and focused tech programs are great, but sometimes you need a bit more facetime with our staff to get the help you need.
Now, by appointment, you can visit with us individually. Schedule an appointment here:
Woman with her attendant (and laptop!)
Greece (100 B.C.)
Posted On: Feb 5, 2016 In: Teen Zone, Teens Featured
Ever wondered about the inner workings of a radio? Well, we’re giving you the opportunity to build one yourself! Next Saturday, you’ll be able to build a radio out of oat boxes and wires.
These radios, designed by Phil Anderson and Xtal Set Society, will be able to pick up local radio stations. And it doesn’t even need a battery–and we can make the whole thing from scratch.
Register at the library to reserve your spot!
Sat, Feb 13, 2-4pm
Posted On: Feb 3, 2016 In: Teen Zone, Teens Featured
The grand finale of this year’s Read Across Lawrence for Teens will be a Lock-In starting at 7pm on Friday February 26th and ending at 7:00am the next morning. Anyone in 6-12th grade can participate.
Posted On: Jan 31, 2016 In: Kids Room, Seniors, Teen Zone
WED | Feb 3 | 6 PM
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
Posted On: Jan 28, 2016 In: Teen Zone, Teens Featured
It’s that time of month once again! Next Friday, we’ll be watching a late night movie here in the library. The rest of the place will close up, and then teens will stay late to watch a movie of their choice! Come with your friends, grab some popcorn, and enjoy the show!
Fri, Feb 5th, 7-9pm
In honor of our sci-fi themed Read Across Lawrence book (These Broken Stars), this month we’ll be watching a sci-fi movie. The votes have been counted and the winner is:
Posted On: Jan 28, 2016 In: Kids Room, Teen Zone
THU | FEB 4 | 6:00- 8:00 PM
Join us for a night of spells at Hogwarts (the Castle Tea Room). Be sorted into your house, show off your knowledge of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and make crafts ranging from wands to magical creatures. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Posted On: Jan 24, 2016 In: Seniors, Teen Zone
Join us for the first in a fantastic lineup of programs surrounding the themes in The Martian — our 2016 Read Across Lawrence selection.
THU | Jan 28 | 7-8:30 PM | Auditorium
All ages welcome to hear science fiction authors and KU professors, James Gunn, Chris McKitterick, and experimental particle physicist Philip Baringer discuss the marriage of science and technology throughout the history of the science fiction genre.
How does technology inspire authors to create new realities, and how does science fiction inspire scientists to take their vision one step further? We’ll be distributing copies of Andy Weir’s The Martian, so be there, and by all means, be square.
Posted On: Jan 19, 2016 In: Teen Zone, Uncategorized
SUN | Jan 31 | 2-3 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults and teens, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be intimidating.
Come to a presentation led by Leah Maness from KU’s Financial Aid & Scholarships office and take the guesswork out of the process.
Official FAFSA website