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eBooks and Audiobooks Enhance Summer Reading
Posted on June 25, 2014
eBooks and Audiobooks Enhance Summer Reading

Did you know you can read eBooks and listen to audiobooks as part of our Summer Reading Programs? Our programs give you the chance to win prizes for any book you read, even if it’s …

Our Staff Recommends…
Posted on June 24, 2014
Our Staff Recommends…

Looking for a good read, but don’t know where to start? It may not surprise you that we have some super readers on our staff who would happily suggest a few titles for you. Here …

LearningExpress is Changing! – LearningExpress 2.0 will not be available after June 30, 2014.
Posted on June 17, 2014
LearningExpress is Changing! – LearningExpress 2.0 will not be available after June 30, 2014.

LearningExpress 3.0 is here and available to all Lafayette Public Library patrons! Please note that LearningExpress 2.0 will not be available after June 30, 2014 and all current users of the 2.0 module must create …

FREE Audiobook Downloads with SYNC
Posted on May 18, 2014
FREE Audiobook Downloads with SYNC

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults. From May 15th to August 13th, SYNC gives away two complete audiobook downloads a week – a current young adult title along with a thematically paired …

Literary Elements Puzzle Contest Winners
Posted on May 18, 2014
Literary Elements Puzzle Contest Winners

A big congratulations to the winners of our Literary Elements Puzzle Contest! North Regional Library patron Bonnie B. (pictured here), South Regional Library patron Ashleigh M. and Jefferson Street Branch patron Chris D. (pictured below) …

Teen Summer Reading Weekly Winners
Posted on May 18, 2014
Teen Summer Reading Weekly Winners

Congratulations to all of our Teen Summer Reading Program winners so far! Winners are drawn every week, so keep logging books in order to keep being entered to win.
Week 1
Chloe L., Jefferson Street Branch
Maria W., …

Lafayette Teens Win 2014 CSP Teen Video Challenge
Posted on March 18, 2014
Lafayette Teens Win 2014 CSP Teen Video Challenge

The State Library of Louisiana announced the Louisiana winners of the Spark a Reaction Teen Video Challenge 2014 held by the Collaborative Summer Library Program. Teens Ian MacFadyen, John Warner Leblanc, Garrett Bueche, James Holland, Stewart …

Register now for 100 Book Club!
Posted on January 6, 2014
Register now for 100 Book Club!

Are you an avid reader looking for a way to challenge yourself in 2014? Register for our 100 Book Club today! This program encourages patrons to read 100 books in the calendar year. Those who …

TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!
Posted on October 22, 2013
TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!

Parents, looking for something to engage a reluctant reader or a lover of non-fiction? Check out TrueFlix! This great literary resource by Scholastic provides short videos and ebooks on a variety of non-fiction topics, including …

Atomic Training – Hundreds of software training tutorials available!
Posted on July 10, 2013
Atomic Training – Hundreds of software training tutorials available!

We are excited to announce a new database available to patrons: Atomic Training. This learning resource makes hundreds of
training tutorials available for library card holders. Atomic Training allows access to online, on-demand video training tutorials …

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: …

Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!
Posted on August 4, 2011
Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!

Will my eReader work, answers to frequently asked questions, where to get the mobile apps!

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? …