2021 Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Writes of Spring Writing Contest. We congratulate the winners and recognize the efforts of all students who contributed their entries. We also …

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Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy

Learning begins at birth, and part of Lafayette Public Library’s new early literacy initiative, Read to Me Book Club, supports learning for children from birth to age 5. The library has partnered with talkingisteaching.org’s early literacy campaign to share ways families can incorporate the five practices of early literacy  ̶  reading, talking, singing, writing, and playing  ̶  into their daily lives. Read the full story »

Check Out an Adventure Kit!
Check Out an Adventure Kit!

Patrons can get ready to dig deep into tech, science, outdoors, crafts, and early literacy. We’ve collected some of the best adventures we could think of, such as going on an outdoor excursion or exploring a local …

Early Literacy Bag Available at Main and Regional Libraries
Early Literacy Bag Available at Main and Regional Libraries

The Lafayette Public Library is proudly participating in a national campaign to boost the early learning and brain development of children from birth through age three. The “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” campaign is …

For a Limited Time, Enjoy Kanopy Streaming Service
For a Limited Time, Enjoy Kanopy Streaming Service

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more with your library card! Patrons can enjoy access to a rotating selection of movies through the Kanopy streaming service.

Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning
Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning

Are you a small business owner or professional looking to learn new skills or keep up with changing technology? We’re here to help. Access thousands of online tutorials about software programs with LinkedIn Learning.

Newly Retired Director’s Message: Library Celebrates 75 Years!
Newly Retired Director’s Message: Library Celebrates 75 Years!

Lafayette Public Library Celebrates 75 Years! What does the Lafayette Public Library have in common with the books Scuffy the Tugboat and Animal Farm? We’re all celebrating 75 years in existence in 2021!

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Join us at 11:30 am on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a great classic.

Friday Trivia!
Friday Trivia!

Do you think you know trivia? Join us for Friday Trivia to test your skills. Click the link below, test yourself, then show off your knowledge by heading to our Facebook page and posting your score in …

Adult Grab & Go Crafts
Adult Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include all the supplies you’ll need plus instructions and …

Teen Grab & Go Crafts
Teen Grab & Go Crafts

Teens– No need to be bored this summer! Swing by any of the library drive-thrus (Main Library and Regional Libraries), and grab a bag full of fun! Each bag contains supplies needed for the craft …

Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts
Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include most of the supplies you’ll need plus instructions …

*Virtual* LEGO Club
*Virtual* LEGO Club

Calling all LEGO lovers! We’ll post themes on Facebook at the beginning of each week, then you build your unique creations at home and share them with us in the comments of the post!
 

Digital Storytime
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Due to copyright restrictions, the videos will be removed from Facebook immediately …

History Book Club
History Book Club

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss history books on a variety of topics and eras.
On May 11, we’ll discuss Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by …

To Be Continued – Book Club
To Be Continued – Book Club

Join us virtually as we read the first few chapters of a story, then check it out to continue! Find us on Youtube.
Find the book in our catalog!

Virtual Write with Us
Virtual Write with Us

Get into creative writing with our biweekly workshops, meeting virtually over Zoom. We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts. Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays (except holidays)
May 12, 26
6:00 – 7:30 pm
 

Virtual Computer Seminars
Virtual Computer Seminars

Adults can attend virtual computer classes via Zoom. Ages 18 & up. Register online, in person, or call (337) 981-1028. Valid email address required.

Online ACT Practice Test
Online ACT Practice Test

Take a fully proctored ACT practice test at home. This free test will be presented live by the Princeton Review.
Saturday, May 15
10:30 am
Princeton Review Virtual Classroom

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month.

Romance Book Club
Romance Book Club

Love to read romance? Join us on Zoom for our virtual Romance Book Club.In March we’ll be discussing “Spoiler Alert” by Olivia Dade, April will be “The Red Hot Cajun” by Sandra Hill and May …

Beyond Black History Month Book Club
Beyond Black History Month Book Club

Join us for a book club focused on black history, critical race theory, and anti-racism. Our March book will be Stamped–Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. April will be Are …