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Posted on: February 9, 2021

February Staff Picks

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Books

You Matter – Christian Robinson

Ways To Make Sunshine – Renée Watson

When Stars Are Scattered – Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed

Twins – Varian Johnson

Antiracist Baby – Ibram X. Kendi

Fred&...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Black History Month

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In observation of Black History Month we invite you to enjoy relevant items from our collection thoughtfully curated by members of our staff.

 Audiobooks: 

Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year – Tavis...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Inauguration Day Poems

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The nation is abuzz regarding the performance of poet Amanda Gorman at the Inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. Her poem, “The Hill We Climb”, added texture, depth, and richness to the somewhat more sober and mandatory procee...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

January Staff Picks

January Staff Picks

Looking for something new to read or watch? Check out what Lawrence Public Library staff are recommending from our collection this month!

Books

Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer

Death Note – Tsugumi Ōba

Normal People –...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Flashback to a Snowy Lawrence

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We think you will agree that Lawrence looks nice dressed up in snow. This stereoscopic image of the snow-covered Barbour residence at 223 Haverhill Street was created in the late 1800s. The two two-dimensional (2D) stereo slides would be viewed together t...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Request a Library Card

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You can request your card via email at LibraryInfo@cityoflawrence.com or via our social media inbox on Facebook or Instagram during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please provide your NAME/DATE OF BIRTH/ADDRESS and we will reply with your card number. Your card wi...

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