Back to Top

Teen Zone

Costume Making: Masks

Come make the first, and most important part of your costume – the mask! We’ll be making comfy cloth masks in whatever style you like best. Then join us later in June and July to make other parts of your ultimate hero or villain costume.

Come to all of our costume programs!

T-Shirts: Wed., June 17, 2:30pm

Hairbands or Lightning Shoes: Wed., July 1, 2:30pm

COSTUME CONTEST!  Wed., July 22, 2:30pm


Teen Zone Mask

Mini Movie Marathon


We’ll be watching Big Hero 6 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.


We’ll have snacks and drinks available to enjoy while we watch the two films. Be sure to have dinner first, and feel free to bring extra snacks if you want them. We’ll start our screening at 6:00pm with Big Hero 6, and then move right in to Captain America.

Our screening will end right at 10:00pm so be sure to arrange a ride before we get started!

See you there,


Teen Zone Construction: READ

June 3rd at 2:30pm our friends at Home Depot will be helping us build a light up READ sign to decorate the Teen Zone. Come try your hand with paint or a hammer and make the Teen Zone your own.Teen Zone Construction

We have a winner!!

Congratulations to Elisa Trujillo on her winning teen summer reading t-shirt design!

Read More..

Bus Pass Giveaway!

For all of you folks out there who are looking for a way to get around this summer I have two bits of great news.

FIRST: On May 22nd, the first day off of school, we’re going to be giving away 100 Free Bus Passes!

Yes! The first 100 Teens through the door that Friday will receive a free bus pass good for June, July AND August. So come on down to the library, try your luck for a bus pass, and pick up a reading log while you’re at it.

Read More..

Congratulations TEDx Participants!

This morning we had an AMAZING TEDxLawrencePublicLibrary event. The program featured 11 performers and two pre-recorded TED talks.

If you missed your chance to see it don’t despair! Follow us on facebook or just keep checking back here for news about when the talks are posted online and how you can participate in future TEDx events at the library. Read More..

Poetry Lay-Back

Preserve your amazing poetry for posterity! Thursday April 23rd, 3:00-4:30 we’ll be taking over the Sound + Vision Studio and recording 6-12th graders performing their own poetry. The poems will then be made available to all through the library’s website!

Read More..

Solar Panels and S’Mores

Wednesday April 22, 3:00-4:00 join us in the Readers’ Theater (just off the teen zone) for solar oven construction and some tasty treats.

Read More..

Intro to Yoga

Saturday, April 18th from 3:30-5:00 in the Auditorium

Come learn about yoga and the diverse ways it can help you. Ask questions and learn poses for specific problems. Then put it all together into a yoga class just for you!

Movies After Hours

Friday April 10th 7:00-8:45pm – Once again we’ll be keeping the library open late for a teens-only movie screening.

Read More..