Travis is a frequent library user, and he knows that the library is the place to go to learn more about what interests him. Lately, he is interested in dragons! One benefit of using library books with preschool kids is that when they are ready to move on to their next interest, you can return all the dragon books and check out books on knights…or dirigibles…or whatever comes next!
Shop local, get your gift personalize and wrapped for free. Read more too see some of the kids authors you can meet and purchase books from on December 8 – 3-5:00 pm. Many of these local authors also have more than one title available.
With their slimy skin and lack of cuteness it’s easy to understand why these wrigglers below our feet get overlooked. In reality, worms are powerhouses that make the world go round! Worms improve soil conditions for farmers and gardeners and are a major food source for many animals. In fact, after studying all the amazing […]
Natalie Valarezo is a Kansas native. Marilyn Wiens Horsch is also a native Kansan and a talented artist who calls Lawrence home. They will share their collaboration Mia’s Shoe Dillemma
Crawdads or crayfish? No matter what you call these small crustaceans you can kick off the start to summer fun with a stop to the Adventuremobile this week! Each week during the summer the Adventuremobile will host a new hands-on critter as part of the Critter Club. Kids can pick up a Critter Club Card […]
If a child has made your day with art, we want to share it with the world.
Join Nate as he talks about keeping track of the little things our kids do that make us smile, and shares some of his daughter’s favorite catchphrases.
Working together with parents and educators, the library is raising the next generation of readers. One part of that commitment is recognizing Week of the Young Child, April 14-20. Parents, bring the kiddos to our upcoming Week of the Young Child events and help build early reading skills.
Summer at the library offers reading rewards that you and your kid will dig. Sign up for Summer Reading today and keep kids reading all summer long. When they reach 12 hours, teens and kids receive a free book, plus lots of prizes along the way.
My ten-year-old daughter has been asking me to let her read The Hunger Games. The answer is, “Not yet,” mostly due to the novel’s child-on-child violence. But there’s another factor: Even if she read the book and the violence didn’t bother her, she still wouldn’t understand why kids are killing kids because she hasn’t yet […]
A new family cookbook from Catherine McCord, Weelicious is subtitled “One Family. One Meal.” As a working mother, this is my dream. Being able to cook one meal that my whole family will eat. Fast, Fresh and Easy? Yes please. And if it makes leftovers or can be made ahead and frozen? Even better. I […]