LIBRARY TAX RENEWAL MOVED TO NOVEMBER 13th
Friends of the Library’s Fall Book Sale: Now through Sept.18

Save the Date! The Friends of the Lafayette Public Library Fall Book Sale takes place this week at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Lafayette Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Read the full story »

Cheers to 75 Years! Lafayette Public Library Celebrates Anniversary
Cheers to 75 Years! Lafayette Public Library Celebrates Anniversary

The Lafayette Public Library is celebrating 75 years of serving Lafayette Parish this year! On Tuesday, August 6, 1946, the parish library opened its doors.

Governor’s Mask Mandate in Effect Through September 29
Governor’s Mask Mandate in Effect Through September 29

By order of the Governor of Louisiana, beginning Wednesday, August 4 through at least Wednesday, September 29, all persons must wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status. Thank you to our patrons for your cooperation.

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times,  and registration information, visit our calendar. Registration …

Storytime Calendar
Storytime Calendar

A variety of storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish. For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette Public Library, check out our Calendar!
For information about the types of storytimes …

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

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

Computer Classes at Main
Computer Classes at Main

Lafayette Public Library provides computer classes for those wishing to brush up on their computer and related technology skills. Ages 18 and up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program date.
 
 
 
 

Art Journaling Group
Art Journaling Group

Join us in combining literature & art to create amazing journal pages! Ages 14 & up. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 
 
 
 

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, …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Lafayette Genealogical Society will host this event for those interested in exploring genealogy. Ages 18 & up.

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins 2 weeks before program start date. 
 

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 …

Hero Kids Game
Hero Kids Game

Calling all Heroes! Join us on an adventure in this tabletop role-playing game. See if you have what it takes to save the villagers and win the day! Ages 7-12. Registration begins 2 weeks before event start …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Build unique LEGO Creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. Registration begins 2 weeks before the program start date. Click the date to register.
 
 
 
 

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or play board games. Ages 12-18.

Teen/Adult Grab & Go Crafts
Teen/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. Recommended …

The Amazing Library Race
The Amazing Library Race

Participants will complete challenges based on library BISAC or Dewey Decimal categories. Ages 12 and older. Visit or call West Regional Library at (337) 232-9321 for registration.
 
 

Digital Storytime
Digital Storytime

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

Public Records Request 101
Public Records Request 101

Andrew Capps from the Daily Advertiser and Gary McGoffin, a local lawyer, will present public records requests (known as FOIA on a national level). What do they cover? How does one make a request? What …

Manic Monday
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come color, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues. Ages 12-18.
 
 
 
 

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!