Posted On: Nov 16, 2016 In: Featured, Kids Featured, Kids Room, Uncategorized
Defrost your brain and beat the winter blues through reading!
From December 1–January 31, cozy up with your favorite book and blanket, and compete for prizes!
Adults who read 3 books (or listen/read for 15 hours) can fill out this online form and win prizes. Pick up a Winter Reading booklet at any desk starting December 1! Questions? Email Polli!
Embrace the winter break and cozy up with some great books. Bring in a favorite quote from the book you’re reading, or write a 3-4 sentence review, and drop it off in the Teen Zone to be entered into a weekly prize drawing for free books or other prizes. Questions? Email Miriam!
Read with us this winter! Ages 0-11 (or birth to 5th grade) can pick up a reading log at the children’s desk. Read 10 books or 10 hours and turn in your log from 12/12/16-1/31/17 for some high-fives and prizes. You’ll also need to fill out the kids’ finisher form when you’re finished with your log. Make sure to stop by the children’s area to see how the librarians are challenging themselves to read more this winter! Questions? Email Jenny!
Posted On: Oct 29, 2016 In: What's Happening
6th–12th graders! Come cast your vote in all the elections on Tuesday, Nov 8 from 2:30–9 PM in the Teen Zone. We’ll compare how teens voted with the results from the city, state, and country.
Drop in anytime between Nov 1-7 to get details on the ballot for Lawrence, Kansas, and the U.S.
Posted On: Sep 28, 2016 In: Uncategorized
Do you call yourself an otaku and argue endlessly with your friends over who’s the best waifu/husbando?
Let’s geek out on Saturday, Oct 1 from 1-2 PM over the latest in manga, anime, and Japanese culture with the Teen Zone’s Ben. See who’s going!
Meet up in the Reader’s Theater.
Posted On: Aug 29, 2016 In: Seniors, Teen Zone
WATCH LIVE: http://youtu.be/n69xvaEJY5Q
On Friday, September 9 at 11:25 AM, we have a once-in-a-lifetime, 10-minute date with astronaut Takuya Onishi on the International Space Station!
Doors to the auditorium will open at 10:30 AM.
Anyone can attend, but we’re handing the radio over to teens to ask some all-important (and fun) questions. While awaiting contact you can check out local organizations sharing their space and science knowledge AND we’ll be launching paper rockets on the lawn. Watch our Facebook event page for up to date information and fun facts about the ISS.
ARISS lets students worldwide experience the excitement of talking directly with crew members of the International Space Station, inspiring them to pursue interests in careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and engaging them with radio science technology through amateur radio. Made possible with help from the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club and Lawrence Creates Makerspace.
Posted On: Aug 25, 2014 In: Uncategorized
Every Wednesday starting at 3pm, the Teen Zone’s very own Philip holds court on gaming and gives advice on Super Smash Bros Brawl. Come play and Philip will give you pointers and tips on how to improve your game. Think you can take him on? We challenge you to beat Philip in Gaming with the Pro!
Posted On: May 20, 2014 In: Uncategorized
Date/Time: May 31st at 10am
Your Story Starts Here is our summer theme! Join us for another great outdoor party at the Library, with music, food, and lots to do. This will be our last party at this location!
Posted On: May 9, 2014 In: Uncategorized
Come celebrate the end of the school year with us karaoke style! We’ll be serving up more drinks and snacks than usual to prep you for karaoke madness. Singing is not required to take part in the cafe, but highly recommended.
Date: Friday, May 23
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Where: Lawrence Public Library Event Space
Open to teens in 6th-12th grades. Questions? Call (785) 843-3833.
Posted On: Mar 24, 2014 In: Beyond Books
The ACT test is an important test for college bound students, as it is used to determine college admissions. On Saturday, March 29 at 9:30 am Kaplan Test Prep will be offering a free practice exam.
Where: Bishop Seabury Academy
When: March 29, 9:30am-1:00pm
Registration is limited and spaces fill up quickly, so please call the library at 785-843-3833 to reserve your spot.
Don’t forget to bring a pencil and calculator!
ACT Results and Strategies will be at the Library April 9, 7pm.
Posted On: Mar 8, 2014 In: Uncategorized
Do you have great ideas for teen events at the library? Would you like to play a part in planning the new Teen Zone? Join the Teen Advisory Board! Meet for treats and share your opinions. If you’d like to join, please ask for a form at the Teen Zone desk.
Next Meeting: Saturday, March 22
*Artwork by Razuri-chan
Posted On: Feb 26, 2014 In: Uncategorized
Teens, we want you to design the Teen Summer Reading Program T-shirt! The winning shirt will be one of the prizes given to every teen who completes our Summer Reading program. That means your T-shirt could be worn by more than 500 Lawrence Teens!