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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!

Other Services

Home Delivery

For patrons with physical disabilities or transportation limitations that prevent visits to the library, free door-to-door delivery can be arranged. Deliveries are made within the city limits of Lawrence twice a month by Kiwanis volunteers. Contact the Senior Outreach Coordinator, Pattie Johnston, at 785-843-3833 ext 115 to arrange for this service.

Large Print Collections

Whether you love mysteries, westerns, or biographies, we’ve got a great selection of non-fiction and fiction in  our large print collection (14+ point lettering).

Talking Books

Talking Books is a free library service available to those whose low vision, blindness, or physical handicap makes it difficult to read a standard printed page. Information and applications for the service may be picked up at the Reference Desk or on the Book Van, or you may call 1-888-NLS-READ (toll free) and follow the prompts.


The Kansas Audio-Reader Network is a free reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print disabled individuals in Kansas and western Missouri.  Newspapers, magazines and best-selling books are read on the air and on the Internet, 24 hours a day.  Applications for Audio-Reader service are available at the Reference Desk or on the Book Van or by calling 785-864-4600.