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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 …

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, …

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 …

Easter Holiday Closures
Posted on February 4, 2019
Easter Holiday Closures

All library locations will be closed on Friday, April 19, and Sunday, April 21 in observance of the Easter holiday.
All libraries will have normal operating hours on Saturday, April 20, and Monday, April 22.

Festival International de Louisiane: Main Library closures
Posted on February 4, 2019
Festival International de Louisiane: Main Library closures

The Main Library will be closed on the following dates due to Festival International de Louisiane related parking & access issues:
Wednesday, April 24: The Main Library will close at 5:00 PM.

Memorial Day Closures
Posted on February 4, 2019
Memorial Day Closures

All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. They will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

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 — …

AR Information Now Shown in Catalog
Posted on October 9, 2017
AR Information Now Shown in Catalog

School is back in session and Accelerated Reader (AR) requirements will be here before you know it. The Lafayette Public Library now has AR information displayed within card catalog search results. Patrons will now be …

Lynda.com @ LPL
Posted on June 19, 2017
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 …

Introducing Playaway Launchpad
Posted on October 18, 2016
Introducing Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has recently added Playaway Launchpads to our collection! These pre-loaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brain power! Launchpads are a secure way to …

Water Damaged Materials
Posted on October 18, 2016
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout
Posted on October 1, 2016
Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout

Learning about the quality of the air you breathe should be as easy and inexpensive as borrowing a book from a library. And in Lafayette Parish, it now is! Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, …

Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume
Posted on October 18, 2015
Create Professional Resumes with Cypress Resume

The Lafayette Public Library now offers Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you easily create professional-looking resumes in just a few minutes with little-to-no help, regardless of your computer or writing skills. With Cypress Resume, there …

New Online Catalog Now Available!
Posted on October 17, 2015
New Online Catalog Now Available!

The Lafayette Public Library is online with our new catalog upgrade!
If you have a bookmark to the old catalog, please click “ONLINE CATALOG” above and update your bookmarks accordingly.

iPads for Children Available at Main!
Posted on October 17, 2015
iPads for Children Available at Main!

The Lafayette Public Library Children’s Department at  the Main Library is now checking out ipads to be used in the Children’s department. In an effort to provide early and equal access to digital resources, iPads will …

Download Your Favorite Magazines
Posted on December 19, 2014
Download Your Favorite Magazines

The Lafayette Public Library offers two digital magazine services that allow patrons to check out and read magazines on mobile devices, tablets or computers.
You see the same material you get in print. Some of the available magazines include: Cosmopolitan, …

City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library
Posted on December 15, 2014
City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library

Lafayette Transit System announced today that it will begin servicing South Regional Library with its Route 25 on Monday, December 1.
“We are thrilled that the Lafayette Transit System has agreed to offer our South Regional …

LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit
Posted on December 15, 2014
LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit

Whether you’re heading back to school this fall, need new job skills or just want to improve your mind, the Lafayette Public Library has many free tools to help you out!
Most of these resources will …