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Book Spine Poetry
Posted on March 27, 2019
Book Spine Poetry

In recognition of National Poetry Month, our Teen Department is holding a Book Spine Poetry Contest!
The Rules:
1. Grab some books (at least three).
2. Stack them up!
3. Arrange them so the titles make a poem.
4. Take …

Scott Branch closed to make way for new West Regional Library
Posted on March 26, 2019
Scott Branch closed to make way for new West Regional Library

In anticipation of opening the new West Regional Library in Scott in early May, the Scott Branch Library is now closed.
Library Director Teresa Elberson states, “We will need time to load and move books out …

Louisiana Libraries Launch Local Author Contest
Posted on March 20, 2019
Louisiana Libraries Launch Local Author Contest

Louisiana Libraries Launch Local Author Contest
Louisiana Author Project creates opportunities for indie-published authors
Lafayette Public Library is pleased to join BiblioBoard in the announcement of a local author contest that will accept submissions of adult and …

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on February 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 …

*Coming Soon!* LPL Mobile App Refresh
Posted on February 4, 2019
*Coming Soon!* LPL Mobile App Refresh

Great news! The Lafayette Public library is currently working to bring our patrons a new and improved mobile app!
While the current Lafayette Public Library app is no longer available for download in the app store, …

YA March Madness
Posted on February 4, 2019
YA March Madness

March Madness is here, but instead of basketball, we’re all about books! Help us pick the Teen Book Champion by voting to narrow down a list of popular stories to one grand champion. We’ll announce …

Lafayette Public Library Unveils Its New Mobile Branch
Posted on February 4, 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 …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on February 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 …

An Evening with Author Jeff Zentner
Posted on February 4, 2019

Celebrate the closing of The Writes of Spring by joining us for an author talk featuring YA author Jeff Zentner. The discussion will touch on Zentner’s journey as an author, his writing life and how …

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 a newly expanded 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 …

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.

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 4, 2018
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, click here.

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 …