Maker Faire is a family-friendly event that highlights the creativity and resourcefulness of the Maker movement and tinkerers everywhere. Click the image above for more information.
Stop by the Library's How-to booth and learn about paper crafts, button making, geocaching, stomp rockets, Minecraft hacking, and musical adventures.
Follow @LFPL on Twitter for live Tweets from the event.
[ 189 comments ] ( 3358 views )
Be sure to turn in your Teen Summer Reading Card before Saturday, August 10 to get your name in for the grand prize drawing.
[ 164 comments ] ( 2946 views )
Main Library, Friday, August 2, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Louisville Free Public Library is celebrating ten years of Animecon! The annual convention is a day-long celebration featuring anime-themed activities, games, contests, and more - FREE.
Highlights of this year’s event will include a performance by the Cincinnati-Dayton Taiko Drumming Group, a workshop on stop-motion animation, the annual ramen noodle eating contest, costume contests and anime screenings.
This event is free - Click Here to register or call 574-1620.
Teens ages 12-19.
[ 209 comments ] ( 3646 views )
Friday, June 14, 6-9 p.m. Main Library, 301 York St.Join us for the 3rd annual Survivor Night at the Library, featuring: Mad Science, Chain Reactions, Catapults & Tower Building, Scary Stories, Kitchen Science, Michael Jackson’s Thriller... and a whole lot more!
The event is free - click here to register. Ages 12-19.
[ 192 comments ] ( 3460 views )
From June 1st through August 10th, 2013, teens grade 6 through 12 can participate in the library's summer reading program.
All participants who complete the program will receive the following:
- Free Messenger Bag
- Free passes to the KY Science Center, Locust Grove, Rauch Planetarium, Lousville Bats Baseball game, Squire Boone Caverns
- Free class at Hwang's Martial Arts
- Free Frosty from Wendy's
- Free Lemon Ice from Fazoli's
- Free passes to select UofL sporting events
All completed participants will be entered into our grand prize drawing for a chance to win:
- $100 gift card to Barnes & Noble Book Store
- Netbook Computer
- UofL Football Tickets
To complete the summer reading program, teens need to fill out and return the summer reading form after reading 6 books,eBooks, magazines, or graphic novels and completing 1 activity (such as attending a library program or commenting on our Teen Blog). Forms may be picked up and dropped off at any LFPL location during our normal operating hours. Click here to find a branch near you.
For a full list of teen programs, click here .
[ 212 comments ] ( 4171 views )