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The library is CLOSED today (Tuesday, 2/20), due to icy conditions.


Fantastic Beasts Supply Drive

Wanted: Bleach, paper towels, and dog and cat supplies!

While waiting for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them to open in theaters on Nov 18, help get much needed support to our local fantastic beasts at the Lawrence Humane Society>

We’re collecting donations at the Library’s Welcome Desk from Nov 1–17. Thank you!

Heart of a Lion is A True Story of Fear, Cats, and Ecology

I bet when William Stolzenburg wrote his previous book, Where the Wild Things Were, he didn’t figure he would later find one of the wildest things in the Americas on a walkabout that stretched from the Black Hills of South Dakota, through Midwestern farms and cities, across major rivers, and all the way to the urban megalopolis of the East Coast. But Stolzenburg latched on to this true story of mystery and hope, and the result is a gripping and wise travelogue for our time. Read More..