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Lynda.com @ LPL
Posted on May 6, 2019
Lynda.com @ LPL

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to announce that patrons now have free access to Lynda.com, a customized learning center that provides access to a vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials …

Lafayette Public Library Unveils Its New Mobile Branch
Posted on May 5, 2019
Lafayette Public Library Unveils Its New Mobile Branch

The Bookmobile is 32 feet long, ADA-compliant, and outfitted with a mobile hotspot. The vehicle will be stocked with a diverse collection of books, DVDs and audiobooks available to check out as part of its outreach services. It allows …

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on May 5, 2019
LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!

Your Student ID Card now serves as one of your most important school supplies: A Lafayette Public Library Card.
The Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System have teamed up this year to provide …

New Calendar of Events for Event Registration
Posted on May 5, 2019
New Calendar of Events for Event Registration

Please note! We have switched over to a new calendar and bookings system! Our new calendar can be found at lafayettela.libcal.com.
While the old system has been removed from our website, you may need to update your bookmarks …

New Mobile App!
Posted on May 5, 2019
New Mobile App!

The new Lafayette Public Library app is here! Download it today for iOS or Android by searching “Lafayette Public Library” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once you’ve downloaded the app, simply …

Write with Us!
Posted on May 4, 2019
Write with Us!

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at creative writing, this program is for you! We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts.
Thursdays:
May-August
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on May 4, 2019
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

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 list …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 4, 2019
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.

Library Museum Pass Expands to Include Five Local Museums
Posted on November 29, 2018
Library Museum Pass Expands to Include Five Local Museums

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to offer the museum pass program that provides free family admission to five museums and historic sites in Lafayette Parish. Due to the success of the library’s partnership with …

Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!
Posted on October 5, 2018
Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!

Check Out the Musical Instrument Library (M.I.Brary)!
You can now check out a guitar, keyboard, or even an accordion the same way you would a book at the Chenier Branch of the Lafayette Public Library!
Who knows — …

Library Bill of Rights
Posted on October 5, 2018
Library Bill of Rights

The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide their services.

Storytime Calendar
Posted on April 30, 2018
Storytime Calendar

A variety of storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish. For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our Storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Introducing BiblioBoard!
Posted on April 30, 2018
Introducing BiblioBoard!

Introducing BiblioBoard: A New Indie Author Composition Service!
Are you looking for the perfect platform to publish that dystopian thriller you wrote last NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? Look no further! The Lafayette Public Library is …