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Zinio – Popular Magazines available online for card holders!
Posted on May 7, 2013
Zinio – Popular Magazines available online for card holders!

Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce our new digital magazine service, Zinio. View full digital copies of your favorite magazines with your library card. You see the exact same material you get in print, …

LPL Mobile App Available for Apple and Android Devices
Posted on July 17, 2012
LPL Mobile App Available for Apple and Android Devices

Your Lafayette Public Library on the go! With the LPL Mobile app, you can check out books by scanning them directly from the library shelf, search the catalog, use My Account to place holds and …

New Link to Search for Kindle eBooks
Posted on June 26, 2012
New Link to Search for Kindle eBooks

Due to popular demand, the Lafayette Public Library has created a link that allows users to search for eBooks in Kindle format. To perform a search for Kindle eBooks only, visit http://tinyurl.com/lplkindle.

Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.
Posted on January 9, 2012
Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.

For any patrons wishing to donate books to the Friends of the Library, please drop them off at our new warehouse, located at 211 E. Pinhook Road (red warehouse).
Drop off times:
Monday – Wednesday 11:00– 2:00
Thursday: …

Proquest Newsstand includes full-text access to The Daily Advertiser
Posted on May 26, 2011
Proquest Newsstand includes full-text access to The Daily Advertiser

The Proquest Newsstand provides full-text coverage of major newspapers, which includes national and leading regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, …

Screencast: Accessing your Library Account Online
Posted on December 28, 2010
Screencast: Accessing your Library Account Online

Did you know that you can login to your library account for our card catalog and see what you have checked out, renew books, and see holds you have placed? Here’s how!

Be sure …

Ask a Librarian
Posted on November 10, 2010
Ask a Librarian

Do you need answers? The Adult Services department of the Lafayette Public Library System provides walk-in, telephone (337-261-5787 or 337-261-5788), e-mail (ref.b1lf@state.lib.la.us) and mail reference services, assistance in using the library, and programs of interest …

Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home
Posted on October 15, 2010
Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home

Did you know that you can access Consumer Reports as well as other magazines directly from EBSCOhost?

Here is how!

Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel!
Accessing from home? Start searching here!
Accessing from the library? …

Drive Up Services
Posted on June 29, 2010
Drive Up Services

Avoid the heat, rain, and lines at our newer libraries.  At North Regional in Carencro and South Regional on Johnston Street, you don’t have to get out of your car to pick up your requested …

Check out our NEW books!
Posted on June 25, 2010
Check out our NEW books!
Find LPL with the "Local Books" iPhone App
Posted on January 13, 2010
Find LPL with the "Local Books" iPhone App

LibraryThing, a major social-networking-through-books site, launched its first iPhone app. Local Books is free and lists bookstores, libraries and book-related events near you.

Digital Microfilm Reader
Posted on January 5, 2010
Digital Microfilm Reader

The Lafayette Public Library owns a ST 200 microfilm viewer-scanner that you can use to convert microfilm, microfiche, and microcards to digital image files.
With this system you can email, print, or save your images to …

Library Elf
Posted on September 28, 2009
Library Elf

Library Elf is a web based free service independent of the Lafayette Public Library which helps keep track of when your library items are due, overdue and ready for pickup. Library users can keep track …