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Finding Funding for Your Film

Join us Monday, June 27 from 7-8 PM in the Sound + Vision Studio for an overview of how filmmakers can use crowdfunding sites like kickstarter and indiegogo to raise money for their projects.

We’ll also introduce you to the Foundation Network database of grants and the Small Business Reference Center.

Tween Club

FRI | Jul 1 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! Meet us in the Readers’ Theater to hang out. We’ll be making Tie Dye T-shirts and playing Would You Rather!

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For two straight hours this Saturday, June 25 from 1-3 PM, we’re showcasing a panorama of vintage “local-multiplayer” favorites and modern classic video games.

Take a break from the heat and come dig the classic version of “multiplayer” gaming with us. All ages welcome in the Library Auditorium.

(Second to) Last Wednesday Book Club

Special date—June 22 from 7-8:30 PM in Meeting Room B! This month’s selection is Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer.

LWBC takes monthly dives into the latest, hottest book club picks! Selections range from beloved classics to modern book club favorites. Anyone who’s read the book for the current month is welcome!

Get in on August’s pick by calling Kate for more information.

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | Jun 25 | 10-11 AM | Readers’ Theater

Read out loud to registered therapy dogs from Loving Paws Animal Therapy. Register for a 15-minute read at 785-843-3833. This is a great way to practice reading and build reading confidence with a warm furry friend.  Bring a book from home or choose one at the library.


SAT | Jun 25 | 4- 5 PM | Auditorium

Everything is awesome at Lego Club! Register for LEGO Club at the children’s desk or call 785-843-3833. 


Raspberry Pi Projects

On Wednesday, June 22 from 7-8 PM, we’re meeting in the Auditorium to explore projects you can build using the inexpensive Raspberry Pi computer platform. All ages welcome!

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. It’s capable of doing everything you’d expect a desktop computer to do, from browsing the internet and playing high-definition video, to making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games.

What’s more, the Raspberry Pi has the ability to interact with the outside world, and has been used in a wide array of digital maker projects, from music machines and parent detectors to weather stations and tweeting birdhouses with infra-red cameras. Raspberry Pi makes learning to program and understanding how computers work fun.

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Keep It Moving with H3TV

THU | Jun 23 | 11 AM-12 PM & 2-3 PM | Auditorium

Action packed show including music, dance contest, magic, live animals, audience participation, Do It Now segment, and lots of FUN! Award winning entertainment provided by Rapping Roy & Reggie Regg the Magic Man.

Kidsapalooza: Fuzzy Friends Puppet Theatre

WED | Jun 22 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium | Ages 5-6

Larger-than-life sized puppets will be running the show for our third Kidsapalooza meetup. After the show we’ll make our own puppets and add to the show. Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

The Future of Urban Ag

On Tuesday, June 21 from 6-8 PM, we’re getting together in the Auditorium to discuss Lawrence’s new urban agriculture code with area growers and planners.

This is your opportunity to share thoughts about the future of urban agriculture in the city.

In May of 2016, the City of Lawrence passed a suite of new policies relating to urban agriculture. The Douglas County Food Policy Council worked closely with interested citizens and city staff to develop new options for food production in the city, including beekeeping, small goats and sheep, on-site sales, and the creation of a specialized “Urban Farm” designation.

The panel will feature:

  • Moderator: Helen Schnoes | Douglas County Food Systems Coordinator
  • Jill Elmers | Food Policy Council, Moon on the Meadow Farm, and Common Harvest Farm
  • Mary Miller | City of Lawrence Planning Department
  • Emily Ryan | Citizen grower

DG CO food policy logo with LPL