Busy weekend her in super hot LFK. Saw the Reverend Horton Heat and Piñata Protest on Thursday. Thursday is the weekend, right? Today I went to the Hot Rod Hullabaloo to see some amazing classic cars and listen to some live tunes in South Park. We are also having our annual Buskerfest this weekend. A busy weekend indeed!
I went to visit our lovely new Lawrence Public Library today. What an amazing space for our community! In November of 2010 the citizens of Lawrence voted for a $19 million expansion to the current library. We love to read in LFK. The space is designed to accommodate a variety of community activities and acts as a central meeting place. There’s the “Teen Zone” a teen activity room with video game consoles and crafts, a children’s reading room, a large auditorium for lectures, community computers, self checkout kiosks and of course books. Lot’s of books. There is also an amazing glass sculpture that hangs above the grand staircase by artist Dierk Van Keppel. I love that my fellow Lawrencians understood the need to fund this project and in return the received an amazing space for the community. Awesome!