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Teen Zone Expanded

Looking for something to do when school lets out early? Come hang out at the library!

On Wednesdays from 2-5 PM, we’ll take over the Auditorium or Readers’ Theater (depending on the week) for gaming, movies, crafts, and more.

Look for something different each week.

Kidsapalooza: Big Games and Healthy Snacks

WED | Jul 27 | 2-3 PM | Ages 5-6 |  Auditorium

Michael Bradley will lead kids and parents in playing group games that encourage cooperation, creativity, and self-expression. Then, snacks! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.


LEGO Pictionary at Frank’s

Grab some friends and head over the bridge this Thursday, July 14 at 7 PM for a 3D-take on the classic game of Pictionary at Frank’s North Star Tavern.

Using Legos, you’ll have to build a person, place, animal, object, action, and tricky words for your teammates to guess.

Beverages and hilarity will flow.

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For two straight hours this Saturday, June 25 from 1-3 PM, we’re showcasing a panorama of vintage “local-multiplayer” favorites and modern classic video games.

Take a break from the heat and come dig the classic version of “multiplayer” gaming with us. All ages welcome in the Library Auditorium.

We’ll Makey Makey Teen Tech Week Fun

WED | Mar 9 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

Teen Tech Week starts March 7, so on top of games, we’re building satellite dishes with Little Bit kits, checking out a mini Mars Rover, and tinkering with a Makey Makey: check this out.

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament!


Do you have what it takes to win? We’re hosting our second Brawl tournament this month on Tuesday, June 19th at 1:30pm. We’ve had the same rotation of winners for quite some time…come take them on and add your name to champion list. 


When: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Where: Lawrence Public Library Auditorium
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12.

New Games for the Xbox!!


As promised…new games for the Xbox, including some new Kinect games!! Thanks to everyone who gave me input on what games to add to our collection! Read More..

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