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Exploratorium: Cardboard Construction Challenge

On Monday, June 19th from 2-3 PM in the Auditorium, cardboard artist extraordinaire, Juniper Tangpuz, will lead us in creating amazing things from pieces of cardboard! Exploratorium is for ages 7-11. Register: 785-843-3833 or at Library Chidren’s Desk.


Plushies, Stuffies, Lovies…call them what you will, they are SO easy to make! Join us for this creative session with local artist Liza MacKinnon. Minimal sewing skills required; Maximum creativity allowed! Using felt, fleece, pipe cleaners, buttons, and googlie eyes, you can make anything from chibi-animals to made-up mini monsters. All materials will be included.

When: Friday, June 22, 2012
Where: Lawrence Public Library Auditorium
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Space is limited; please register with the Teen Zone by calling 785-843-3833 x121.

Teen Summer Reading for Artists

This year’s summer reading program is full of fun and food, games and prizes – but what about the books?  Not to worry, we still have scads of those, too!  Summer in the City just wouldn’t be complete without great reads to jog your mind on these lazy days. This list features both fiction and nonfiction titles for artists. Read More..