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Exploratorium: Athletes’ Day

MON | June 6 | 2-3 PM | Auditorium

We’ll kick off Exploratorium with tips from Jeff Hawkins, former KU basketball player (he’ll even stay to shoot hoops with us)! Then Parks & Recreation instructors will lead us in Zumba, yoga, and stretching!

Tween Club

FRI | Jun 3 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! We’re making sweet shades to kick summer off right! Meet us in the Readers’ Theater to hang out, play some games and craft with your friends.

 DIY Sunglasses

Tail Wagging Readers

Saturday | May 28 | 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 | Apr 23 | 3:30- 4:30 PM | Auditorium

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

El día de los niños, El día de los libros | Children’s Day, Book Day

SAT | Apr 30 | 2-3:30 PM | Auditorium

Celebrate the world of books and the diverse culture of Lawrence with some of our favorite Multicultural Storytime presenters. We’ll have stories and songs followed by a reception. Visit for more info about Día.

Edible Book Festival

SAT | Apr 23 | 11 AM- 1 PM | Atrium

Simple or complicated, create an edible work of art based on the form, title, or content of a book. Register as an individual or a team at 785-843-3833 by 5:00 pm Friday, April 1.  Bring entries between 1:00-2:00 pm on Saturday. No registrations are required to view the submissions and vote!

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