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Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Program
Posted on May 1, 2018
Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Program

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started.
Children’s Program
Libraries ROCK! Children up to 12 years old can join our Children’s Summer Reading Program beginning …

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on May 1, 2018
Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!

The Hilliard University Art Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System are thrilled to announce a partnership that allows members of the community to check out a free family admission pass.

Chenier Center Block Party
Posted on April 30, 2018

Join us for the Clifton Chenier Center Block Party ― evening of music, food and family fun! It’s a fun way to meet your neighbors, enjoy live music and learn about new services available at …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on April 30, 2018
Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to offer multiple book clubs for its patrons at various libraries. We offer book clubs at the Main Library, South Regional Library, North Regional Library, and East Regional Library.

Self-Defense for Women
Posted on April 30, 2018
Self-Defense for Women

For women, taught by women! Learn self-defense techniques that emphasize leverage and strategy, not brute strength. Presented by Monica Champagne from Champagne’s Martial Arts Academy. Wear comfortable workout apparel; Open to females Ages 14 & …

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Posted on April 30, 2018
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Bring your family to the East Regional Library for breakfast and a selection of classic Saturday morning cartoons from the ’80s, ’90s and beyond! Be sure to bring pillows, blankets and wear your PJs.
Saturday, June …

Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop
Posted on April 30, 2018
Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop

Learn how to walk away a winner when losing is not an option. This safety class is for women to learn safety, get physical, and learn how to fight for their lives!
Recommended for females Ages …

Animal Tales
Posted on April 30, 2018
Animal Tales

Practice your reading-aloud skills with trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana! Ages 5-10. Registration begins Monday, June 4. Call 981-1028 to schedule a time slot at the South Regional Library programs; register online for the Main …

Learn About Hospice
Posted on April 30, 2018
Learn About Hospice

Join Dolly Brant from Acadian Hospice and Palliative Care to learn about hospice care. These free services are available to provide comfort and dignity to the final stages of life.
Thursday, July 12
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South …

Homeschool Expo
Posted on April 30, 2018
Homeschool Expo

An opportunity for families to learn about library resources, local groups, and to network with others. No registration required to attend.
If your local group would like to host a table for this event, call 261-5774 …

Enhancing Brain Development for Your Baby
Posted on April 30, 2018
Enhancing Brain Development for Your Baby

Jody S. West, LCSW-BACS, with Project LAUNCH, will provide tools and hands-on guidance to positively enhance your child’s brain development. Recommended for Ages birth – 3 years and a caregiver.
Wednesday, August 22
9:30 – 10:30 am
East …

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 …

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

State & Federal Documents
Posted on October 19, 2016
State & Federal Documents

State and Federal Documents of Local Interest
The Lafayette Public Library System has print copies of some State and Federal documents, of interest to the local community, available for review on the third floor of the …

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 …