Did you know the Overbrook Public Library now contains 165 bakeware items you can borrow? With the end of the year holidays fast approaching, you should browse the list or stop by and look through the book to get your selections for delicious treats to share with your family and friends or as gifts. Click […]
Make sure you take a look at the new 2016 Kansas Notable Books display by the service desk the next time you are in the library! These books are either about Kansas or written by Kansans and are selected by the State Library of Kansas.
This year the book topics range from bank heists, to poetry, […]
Kyle Sederstrom, our new director, is a resident of Lawrence and has a Master’s of Library Science Degree from Emporia State University. He had been employed by the University of Kansas Watson Library and brings a variety of experiences and training with him. We’re pleased to have him join our team in this great community. […]
For some time now, the Library Board has been discussing and debating about the age of unattended and disruptive children in the library and all the related safety and liability issues. At the April 6th board meeting the following new policy was approved:
The two key provisions are:
Children aged 8 and younger must at all times […]
The Overbrook Book Club meets at the Overbrook Library the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend and enjoy the fellowship and refreshments!
The May book club selection is celebrated author John Steinbeck’s 1935 novel Tortilla Flat.
Google Review: “Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend, John Steinbeck created […]