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MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library
Posted on May 25, 2020
MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library

Lafayette Public Library patrons can borrow a MiFi (Mobile WiFi) Hotspot to take the internet wherever they may go. A hotspot is a portable device that provides WiFi internet access to computers, smartphones, and tablets …

Temporary Library Cards Issued for Hurricane Evacuees
Posted on May 25, 2020
Temporary Library Cards Issued for Hurricane Evacuees

Beginning Wednesday, September 2, the Lafayette Public Library will issue temporary library cards to Louisiana residents from Jefferson Davis Parish, Calcasieu Parish, and Cameron Parish who have been displaced by Hurricane Laura and who are …

Early Voting Now Through October 27
Posted on May 25, 2020
Early Voting Now Through October 27

Early voting runs October 16 – October 27, excluding Sundays, from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm in Lafayette Parish. Below are a list of various websites offering information about your upcoming election ballot.

Vote for Your Favorite Book Character!
Posted on May 25, 2020
Vote for Your Favorite Book Character!

It’s election time! All ages can participate in the democratic process by voting for their favorite book characters in a variety of categories. You can fill out a ballot at the Main or Regional libraries …

Bookmobile Fall Schedule
Posted on May 25, 2020
Bookmobile Fall Schedule

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

I Love My Librarian! Award
Posted on May 25, 2020
I Love My Librarian! Award

Has a librarian made a difference in your life? Nominations for this year’s I Love My Librarian Award are open until November 9, 2020.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest!
Posted on May 25, 2020
Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Be a part of our 2020 Pumpkin Decorating Contest! All ages are welcome; judging categories by age group (children, teen, and adult). Submissions are being accepted October 1 – 26 by email at pumpkin@lafayettepubliclibrary.org.

Digital Storytime
Posted on May 25, 2020
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Due to copyright restrictions, the videos will be removed from Facebook immediately …

Limited Time Only – Romance Book Cloud is Free!
Posted on May 24, 2020
Limited Time Only – Romance Book Cloud is Free!

Until August 31st, you can read to your heart’s content! RomanceBookCloud provides unlimited and unrestricted access to a curated collection of 1,800 romance ebooks. Whether it be contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal or inspirational, you will …

Library Online Resources Available From Home
Posted on May 24, 2020
Library Online Resources Available From Home

Our library doors have officially reopened, but our online databases are still available for you 24/7. We have everything you need to support online learning, eBooks & eAudiobooks, magazines & newspapers, entertainment, and so much …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on May 24, 2020
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 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 …

LPSS Student IDs serve as a Lafayette Public Library Card!
Posted on May 24, 2020
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 second year to provide your child with a free Student ID-Public Library Card. This program automatically enrolls more than 31,000 …

Lynda.com @ LPL
Posted on May 24, 2019
Lynda.com @ LPL

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to offer patrons 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 taught by recognized …

Lafayette Public Library’s Mobile Branch
Posted on May 24, 2019
Lafayette Public Library’s Mobile Branch

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

LPL Mobile App!
Posted on May 24, 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 …

Library Museum Pass Includes Five Local Museums
Posted on November 29, 2018
Library Museum Pass Includes 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 — …

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

The Lafayette Public Library has AR information displayed within card catalog search results. Patrons can find all pertinent AR info when they search for a specific book, including interest level, reading level, points, and even …

Playaway Launchpad
Posted on October 18, 2016
Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has Playaway Launchpads in our collection! These preloaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brainpower! Launchpads are a secure way to let your child …

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 …