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Lafayette Reads Together Survey
Posted on February 23, 2024
Lafayette Reads Together Survey

As many of you may have noticed, we are not offering our Lafayette Reads Together program this year. In an effort to make the Lafayette Reads Together program even better and more successful in the …

Keep Louisiana Beautiful Using Free Resources from the Library!
Posted on February 2, 2024
Keep Louisiana Beautiful Using Free Resources from the Library!

Lafayette Public Library is proud to join Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) and the State Library of Louisiana as a Get Down and Clean Up partner! We are one of more than 79 public libraries from …

LPL Mobile App Remains Unavailable Until Further Notice
Posted on February 2, 2024
LPL Mobile App Remains Unavailable Until Further Notice

Unfortunately, due to issues with the vendors that provide access to our app it will remain unusable. In the meantime, you can still access our catalog, check your account and place holds on your mobile …

The Seed Library by Healthy Acadiana Opens at the Main Library
Posted on February 2, 2024
The Seed Library by Healthy Acadiana Opens at the Main Library

The Seed Library by Healthy Acadiana has officially opened at the Main Library, offering patrons a variety of fruit, vegetable, and pollinator seeds that they can take home to plant and grow! The Healthy Acadiana …

Opt-In Library Cards are Now Available
Posted on February 2, 2024
Opt-In Library Cards are Now Available

Starting on Saturday, April 1, 2023, parents or guardians may opt for their children to be issued a restricted card that cannot checkout adult materials.

AcA Adds Free Family Admission to Library Museum Pass Program
Posted on February 2, 2024
AcA Adds Free Family Admission to Library Museum Pass Program

Join us at the Center! The Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) is now part of our Library Museum Pass program. You may call any library location to reserve a pass, or visit one of …

Writes of Spring Writing Contest: Deadline is Friday, March 15
Posted on February 2, 2024
Writes of Spring Writing Contest: Deadline is Friday, March 15

The annual Writes of Spring Writing Contest involves K–12 Grade students residing in Lafayette Parish or the surrounding parishes of Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion. These students submit original pieces of fiction, personal narrative, or …

Storytime Calendar
Posted on February 2, 2024
Storytime Calendar

A variety of storytimes are available at many of our branches throughout 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 …

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Posted on February 2, 2024
1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Share a lifelong love of reading with your children! We are challenging you and your little one(s) to read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Take the 100 Book Club Challenge!
Posted on February 2, 2024
Take the 100 Book Club Challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2024, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club! Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Storytime To-Go
Posted on February 2, 2024
Storytime To-Go

Wish you could have storytime at home? Now you can with Storytime To-Go! These themed kits contain books, song sheets, and crafts! For more information or to check out a Storytime To-Go Kit, call or …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 2, 2024
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 …

LPSS Student IDs serve as a Lafayette Public Library Card!
Posted on February 2, 2024
LPSS Student IDs serve as a Lafayette Public Library Card!

The Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System have teamed up for a sixth year to provide your child with a free Student ID-Public Library Card. This program automatically enrolls more than 33,500 Lafayette …

Bookmobile Schedule
Posted on February 2, 2024
Bookmobile Schedule

GoGo Biblio Bookmobile will be making community stops near you! Curbside service of books, movies, Grab & Go crafts, Wi-Fi, and tech assistance for eBooks and eAudiobooks will be available.
Our schedule is filling up fast. …

Library Museum Pass Includes Six Local Museums
Posted on February 2, 2024
Library Museum Pass Includes Six Local Museums

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

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Posted on February 1, 2024
Tech Assistance by Appointment

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

Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks
Posted on December 2, 2022
Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks

The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Branch has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank since Summer 2017 for both the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for the school year.

LPL Mobile App!
Posted on August 2, 2019
LPL Mobile App!

Download our mobile app 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 log in using your library card …

Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!
Posted on August 2, 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 — …

Check Out an Adventure Kit!
Posted on February 24, 2024
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 …