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Lawrence Public Library

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A relaxing place to spend some time in.

We had 4 hours on a hot day so we went to the library. It is welcoming, bright and comfortable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
singingaccordionist
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Ames, Iowa
Wonderful selection of books. Always something going on and a great part of the county.

Great selection of books, both in physical and electronic versions. Always something going on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RobertJC25
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 4 hours on a hot day so we went to the library. It is welcoming, bright and comfortable. There was a nice quiet place to sit and read and also plenty of space to get up and walk around. We enjoyed seeing the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great selection of books, both in physical and electronic versions. Always something going on, some event or author or educational experience. The library system is an integral part of the city. It is always well staffed and in good order.

Thank RobertJC25
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I love the collection of online magazines and the Lynda training on almost any topic available for free. Books are easy to get. Some of the books are either online audio book or hard copy. The hardcopy once it's available they have a special shelf...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Our new library was refurbished about 4 years ago and has become a center of focus for the community. From Octoberfest to Ice Rink Skating in the Winter, various community meetings and spaces; oh, and they have books!

Thank James L
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I belong to the Johnson County and Olathe libraries, but I prefer the new Lawrence library to any of them.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This library was remodeled a couple of years ago and has been incredibly popular since. It is an inviting environment with lots to offer people of all ages, featuring special sections for kids and another for teens. There is even a small selection of used...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We are new to town, and one of the first places we visited was this fabulous library. The selection of choices in ALL areas is extraordinary! The check-out process is impressive as well, with computer operated self-service stations to check out....all bar-coded for ease of...More

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LawrencePubLibrary, Marketing Coordinator at Lawrence Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Welcome to Lawrence, grandtraveler! There's so much to do in town that we're delighted you chose to make us one of your first stops. We really are a community center and gathering place. You'll likely run into many friends here.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

And not just because it is a library. The Lawrence public library, while winning several design awards (it was recently renovated) it is truly a magnificent space from the well-apportioned stacks to the meeting rooms to the childrens' area to the reading areas. There truly...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The library is new. There is a huge parking garage next to it. I love the computer area where I can do genealogy.

Thank smilingbee2016
LawrencePubLibrary, Marketing Coordinator at Lawrence Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

We're glad to have you here and happy!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

I went here in October 2017 as an out-of-town visitor. I was very pleased with the courtesy and helpfulness of the of the staff.

Thank Robert F
LawrencePubLibrary, Marketing Coordinator at Lawrence Public Library, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Wonderful news! Thanks for the good feedback, Robert, and come by anytime you're in Lawrence. We're happy to have you.

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