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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!

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Summer Reading Kickoff!!!

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!

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Karaoke Cafe: Special Edition – Done with School!

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.

ACT Practice Test

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.

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Gaming with the Pro Returns!

Returning in April, 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!
(no Gaming with the Pro on 4/30)

 

 

 

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

*Artwork by Razuri-chan

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Teen T-shirt Design Contest

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!
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Teen Zone launches version of “The Race Card Project”

As part of an effort to promote respect and diversity, the Teen Zone is launching its own version of “The Race Card Project”.

Teens may submit entries to the Teen Zone desk at any point over the next month by writing a six word thought or story on the topic of race, ethnicity, or cultural identity.  Multi-colored 3×5″ index cards will be provided at the desk.  Entries will be used to decorate the walls of the Teen Zone, with the mosaic of colors meant to symbolize the diversity of thought.

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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

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, January 25
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

*Artwork by Razuri-chan

Teen Tutoring!

1stars Unless you study and turn in all your homework!
Need some assistance in math, English, or science? Our teen tutors can help! Stop by on Sundays and get some expert help on what’s troubling your studies.

Date: Sundays 
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm 
Where: Lawrence Public Library Teen Zone

 

Open to teens in 6th-12th grades. Questions? Call (785) 843-3833.

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Artistic Inspiration

Looking for some new inspiration for your art? A new craft to try out? Maybe some ideas for holiday presents? Check out some of the new craft and art books we have in the Teen Zone.  Read More..

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