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Teen Zone

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!

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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.

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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.

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Attention Future VolunTeens!

Do you like the library? Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity for this summer? Are you 13-18 years old? Then we have the job for you!

Apply to be a VolunTeen by May 10th and volunteer this summer helping with children or teen programs, shelving, or a bunch of other special projects.

Check out the Volunteen Application 2015 or stop by the Teen Zone desk to pick up a copy. Fill it out and bring it back to the Teen Zone along with a reference and you’ll be in business!

The application asks a lot of questions so feel free to email Miriam, the Teen Librarian, at or by phone at 785-843-3833 ext. 138.


We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Volunteen Application 2015

Poetry Journal Fight!

Thursday April 9th at 3:30 come to the Poetry Journal Fight in the Readers’ Theater! Join local poets in a bunch of games to get your creative juices flowing.

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Come to TEDxLawrencePublicLibrary!

6-12th graders are invited to TEDxLawrencePublicLibrary on Saturday May 2nd, 9:00-12:00pm. We’re only allowed to have 100 people attend so we’re asking everyone who wants to come to fill out this short application.

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Movies After Hours

We’re keeping the library open late for a teens only movie screening! 7pm on Friday March 20th we’ll be watching Guardians of the Galaxy in the Auditorium. Come hang out with your friends, eat some popcorn, and enjoy the movie!

Sign up for Fear Factor Foods!

Thursday March 19th at 3:00 you’ll get your chance to try creepy foods from around the world. Call the library at 785-843-3833 to sign up so that we can be sure there are enough tasty crickets (and more) to go around.

We’ll be feasting in the Readers’ Theater. You can get there through the Teen Zone or the Children’s Area. If you can’t find it just ask and we’ll point you the right way.

Computer Crashing

At 2:30 on Friday March 13th we’ll be pulling apart computers to see what makes them tick! Come to the Readers’ Theater just off the Teen Zone and we’ll set you up with computer parts and tools enough for everyone.