New eBook and eAudiobook Platform Offers More Titles, Shorter Wait Times

As of March 13, 2024, the Lafayette Public Library’s official digital collection lending platform is now cloudLibrary by Bibliotheca.
For patrons, the move to cloudLibrary means more titles to choose from, as well as shorter wait …

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Take the 2024 Summer Reading Challenge!

Adventure Begins at Your Library!

The Lafayette Public Library is challenging everyone to read at least 20 minutes every day between May 24 and July 31. Not only do books count, but also audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, and other reading materials. Reading to a non-reader can be logged too! Read the full story »

Movies at Main
Movies at Main

Join us to enjoy movies of various genre at the Main Library. Ages 14 & up.; light refreshments will be served.

En Garde! Fencing @ the Library
En Garde! Fencing @ the Library

Learn the basics of Historical Fencing with a group of dedicated practitioners. Protective gear will be provided. Ages 8 & up. 

Line Dancing
Line Dancing

Scoot your boots over to the East Regional Library for some line dancing fun! Be sure to wear hard-soled shoes you can slide in. Ages 18 & up only; no registration required.

Adult Diamond Painting
Adult Diamond Painting

Create your own sparkly diamond painting. Diamond painting is based on the same concepts as mosaics and paint-by-numbers.

Junk Journaling
Junk Journaling

Use our craft supplies or bring your own and indulge your creativity in a freestyle art project. Ages 18 & up; registration is required.

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Have a technology question? Have a device and want to learn how to use it? Tech Assistance to the rescue!

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 – 12.

Solar Activities with The Louisiana Energy Office
Solar Activities with The Louisiana Energy Office

Get crafty using solar power! Design jewelry with solar beads and create art using sun print paper.

S’mores & Solar Ovens
S’mores & Solar Ovens

Build a cardboard solar oven, make s’mores, and learn about solar energy! Presented by the Louisiana State Energy Office.

Creative Kids Art Club
Creative Kids Art Club

Each month, we’ll learn about a different artist, then create our own masterpieces inspired by their work! Ages 7 – 12. Registration is required and opens two weeks before the program date.

Cruel Summer
Cruel Summer

Are you a Taylor Swift fan? So are we! Join us for a series of Taylor-themed programs throughout the summer. Ages 13 & up; no registration required.

Free Zumba at the Library!
Free Zumba at the Library!

 Join licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca for an energetic hour of movement and excitement! All Ages.

Building Healthy Bones
Building Healthy Bones

10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Support lifelong bone health by knowing how to get all the nutrients your bones need. 

Summer Performers: The Crescent Circus
Summer Performers: The Crescent Circus

The Crescent Circus featuring Nathan Kepner and Morgan Tsu-Raun fuses international award-winning magic and circus arts, as featured on The Tonight Show, to deliver an energetic show that’s fun  for the whole family!

Wood Shape Painting
Wood Shape Painting

 Come join us for an instruction-free craft. 

Little Gym at the Library
Little Gym at the Library

The Little Gym invites children and their parents to come bounce, hop, dance, and roll at the library! This exercise program is for ages 10 months to 5 years. Registration is required.

Small Folks Studio
Small Folks Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Dress for mess! Ages 18 months-3 years. Registration is required and opens two weeks before program date.

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

Makerspace Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a …

The Velvet Collab
The Velvet Collab

Contribute your style to a colorful exhibit of velvet art minis. 

Teen LibCrate
Teen LibCrate

Sign up to receive a free Teen LibCrate from the Main or Regional Libraries! You’ll receive a themed box containing a library book, a snack, a craft, and more! When you’re done with the book, …