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March and April YA New Releases

Spring is getting a late start this year, but that doesn’t mean that we haven’t gotten a crop of new releases in the Teen Zone! Here is a sampling of the new young adult fiction hitting our shelves. Read More..

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Summer Volunteen Meetings

Are you interested in volunteering at the library this summer? If you’d like to be a part of our summer fun, you must attend one of our informational meetings. We’ll explain the different types of jobs and time commitments.
This program is open to ages 13-18 that are still in school.

Two meeting times available:
Tuesday, April 22nd 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 26th 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ACT Practice Test

The ACT test is an important test for college bound students, as it is used to determine college admissions. On Saturday, March 29 at 9:30 am Kaplan Test Prep will be offering a free practice exam.

Where: Bishop Seabury Academy

When: March 29, 9:30am-1:00pm

Registration is limited and spaces fill up quickly, so please call the library at 785-843-3833 to reserve your spot.

Don’t forget to bring a pencil and calculator!
ACT Results and Strategies will be at the Library April 9, 7pm.

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Divergent Faction Reading List: Candor

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list features books for Candor, the truthful.

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Divergent Faction Reading List: Erudite

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list if for Erudite, the intelligent.  Read More..

Divergent Faction Reading List: Dauntless

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list is for Dauntless, the brave. Read More..

Divergent Faction Reading List: Amity

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list features books for Amity, the peaceful. Read More..

Teen T-shirt Design Contest

Teens, we want you to design the Teen Summer Reading Program T-shirt! The winning shirt will be one of the prizes given to every teen who completes our Summer Reading program. That means your T-shirt could be worn by more than 500 Lawrence Teens!
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Divergent Faction Reading List: Abnegation

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! First up, Abnegation. These books feature situations where characters act selflessly.

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Around the World Through YA Literature: YA Novels Set in Paris

Travelling around the world is as easy as checking out a book! We’ll be featuring young adult novels set in different parts of the globe, and this month we’re visiting Paris, France, the City of Lights.

 

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