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Books in English:
No Pain, No Gaines : The Good Stuff Doesn't Come Easy - Chip Gaines
The Splendid and the Vile : A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz - Erik Larson
Pappyland : A Story of Family, Fine Bourbo...
People of Pride: 25 Great LGBTQ Americans -Chase Clemesha, MD.
The Prophets -Robert Jones Jr
Honey Girl-Morgan Rogers
Let's Get Back to the Party-Zak Salih
Be Dazzled-Ryan La Sala
Yesterday is History-Kosoko Jackson&...
Books in English
The Secret to Superhuman Strength – Alison Bechdel
The Winter of the Cartoonist – Paco Roca
Dancing After TEN – Vivian Chong
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden – Mannie Murphy
Can I Recycle This...
In observation of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we invite you to enjoy these titles that celebrate the diverse stories, contributions and experience of Asian peoples and Pacific Islanders.
Judas and the Black Messiah
News of the World
The Night Of
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Season 1)
Cobra Kai (Seasons 1 & 2)
Cadfael (Set 1)
Dynasty (Season 1)
The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries (Discs 1 & 2)
Each April has marked National Poetry Month since it was first organized by the American Academy of Poets in 1996. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, our staff have highlighted a diverse range of poetry anthologies from our collecti...
Body: The Academy Awards will be hosted on Spring this year, and we are happy to announce that our Oscars contest is back by popular demand! Please select one nominee in each category by using this form before Sunday, April 25th, 2021.The person ...
This photo depicts a monument in Lawrence’s Immaculate Conception Cemetery constructed as a tribute to the Irish of Lawrence who during the time of the Great Famine (an Gorta Mór) collected $2,000 (over than $67,000 in today&rsquo...
The Best of Me — David Sedaris
Let’s Get Back to the Party — Zak Salih
Just as I am: A Memoir — Cicely Tyson
Dread Nation — Justina Ireland
Aristotle and Dante Discover...
March 8th marks International Women’s Day. Women’s History Month is also observed annually during the month of March. This September 1942 photo from the Arlington Mills News & Views (accessible in our collection) depicts the enlarged and vita...
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
In observation of Black History Month we invite you to enjoy relevant items from our collection thoughtfully curated by members of our staff.
Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year – Tavis...
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...
Looking for something new to read or watch? Check out what Lawrence Public Library staff are recommending from our collection this month!
Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer
Death Note – Tsugumi Oba
Normal People –...
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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