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Kucha & Baba Tony: Bringing Black History to LifeTail Wagging ReadersSearch for SmekdayLife in Space with the CosmosphereDancing in Outer SpaceClosed on Presidents Day3… 2… 1… Blast-off! Astronauts are headed to Lawrence!

Kucha & Baba Tony: Bringing Black History to Life


Journey through history with stories, historical facts, poems, songs, powerful proverbs and dialect in this introduction to the exceptional contributions and accomplishments of African Americans. This program is accompanied by African drumming, shekere playing, and enhanced by audience participation, which includes singing and playing instruments. Come learn, be uplifted, participate and have a lot of fun!

Tail Wagging Readers

SAT | FEB 13 | 10:00- 11:00AM

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.

Search for Smekday

SAT | FEB 13 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Local artists Kent Smith and Matthew Lord will be your guides through a wacky hunt to find aliens (and who knows what else!) in the library.


Life in Space with the Cosmosphere

FRI | FEB 19 | 2:00- 3:00 PM

How do astronauts live in space? How do they exercise, eat and stay healthy? Learn all about the life of an astronaut in space with special guests from the Cosmosphere!


Dancing in Outer Space

WED | FEB 10 | 3:00- 4:30 PM

Find out what it’s like to soar through the solar system in this dance workshop presented by Ellie Goudie-Averill of the Lawrence Arts Center. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in. Registration required. Please call 785-843-3833 to sign up.


Closed on Presidents Day

We’ll be closed Monday, February 15. We’re currently rounding up a list of fun things to do around town while we’re away, so stay tuned!

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