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The library will be closed July 9 to July 25 as we move to our new building. Visit us at 707 Vermont St. starting Saturday, July 26!

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Paint the Dewey Decimator!

Friday July 25th at 10:00 come to the library and help us paint the Dewey Decimator!

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Grand Opening Event

Join us in the evening of our grand opening on July 26 for the revitalization of the Downtown Lawrence outdoor summer movie series in it’s new location – the Library Lawn! Local food vendors (including Mass Street Sweet Shoppe, Mass Street Soda, Free State Brewery, and more) will offer food, dessert, and drinks beginning at 7:00pm, followed by live entertainment at 7:30pm. The movie will begin at 9:00pm. Bring some blankets and the whole family! Admission is free.

 

Saturday, July 26

Ghostbusters

Thursday, August 7

Space Jam

Food - 7:00-9:00pm

Live Entertainment - 7:30-8:30pm

Movie - 9:00pm

The film series is presented by Downtown Lawrence, Inc., and cosponsored by the Library and City of Lawrence Parks & Recreation.

Summer in the City

Summer reading for all ages is under way! Your Story Starts Here, with books + events on art, science, fitness, literature, and summer fun. We’ll take you all over town from May 23 – Aug. 18.

As always, we want you to read. A lot. And as always, reading gets you great prizes and a shot at awesome grand prizes. But this year, we’ve also partnered with some great community organizations to bring you more. Summer in the City is a totally local, totally fun way to keep your brain engaged all summer long. Here’s what you need to know:

Ready to get started?  You can pick up a reading log and calendar of events at any service desk *starting May 23.  Or download them and get started right now:

Special thanks to our 2014 Summer Reading Partners!

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Teen Zone Unveils New Nintendo Wii U!

With the move to the renovated library on the horizon, the Teen Zone added a Nintendo Wii U system to its gaming lineup available for free play.  The Wii U is the first of plans to expand Teen Zone gaming into the next generation of gaming systems.

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Grand Opening Announced

An official opening date for our new library at 707 Vermont St. has been announced: July 26! Grand opening celebrations are currently in the works, so mark your calendars for the last Saturday of July to check out your new Lawrence Public Library!