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Tween Club

FRI | Sep 2 | 3:30-5 PM | Readers’ Theater

A club just for tweens in grades 3-5, or ages 8-11! To prepare for our talk with the Space Station, Tween Club is headed to Space Camp where we’ll identify spacey objects, create space slime and race rockets. We’ll also have the Wii and Snacks! You don’t want to miss this one! Registration required. Call (785) 843-3833 or register in person at the Children’s Desk.

 

Video Game Wingding

To celebrate the upcoming 30th anniversary of Metroid’s original release, the we’re partnering with Game Nut to host a video game get-together celebrating the beloved series and its lasting influence.

On Saturday, July 30 from 1-3 PM in the Auditorium, come and play video games with us!

The library isn’t just for books anymore.

When my wife and I moved to Lawrence last August, one of the first places we visited was the library. It wowed us. We hadn’t yet sold our souls to an internet service provider so we were Netflixless, and LPL’s media collection came to our rescue. The video game collection in particular provided an endless supply of entertainment. I’ve been a gamer (but not a gamer gater) for as long as I can remember, and having free access to hundreds of games at once was a very pleasant surprise. My wallet has never been happier.

At LPL we have quite the game collection. We currently carry games for six systems (Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Playstation 4, and Xbox One) and try to keep up with all the latest and greatest games out there, which can be pretty intimidating. A couple of decades ago when gaming was just getting started, people would have never guessed just how diverse the medium would become; these days there’s a game for everyone. Let’s take a look:                     Read More..

Video Game News

In response to frequent requests from patrons, we now have EC (Early Childhood) and M-rated (Mature) video games available in the library. These are in addition to the other types of games available for check out: E (Everyone), E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) and T (Teen). Read More..

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