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Friends Book Sale & Silent Auction
Posted on February 21, 2015
Friends Book Sale & Silent Auction

Silent Auction
March 4 – 31
South Regional Library
Come and check out some of the most special items that the Friends of the Library have collected since the last sale! These special items make great gifts and …

Jefferson Street Opening Late
Posted on February 21, 2015
Jefferson Street Opening Late

The Jefferson Street Branch of the Lafayette Public Library will open at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 21 due to the Komen Race for the Cure that takes place in downtown Lafayette.

Easter Closures
Posted on February 21, 2015
Easter Closures

Friday, April 3 (Good Friday): All locations closed.
Sunday, April 5 (Easter): All locations closed.

Festival International Closures
Posted on February 21, 2015
Festival International Closures

Due to Festival International in downtown Lafayette, the Jefferson Street Branch will operate at an amended schedule. For details about Festival, click here.
Wednesday, April 22: Jefferson Street closes at 5 pm.
Thursday, April 23: Jefferson Street closes at …

Memorial Day Closures
Posted on February 21, 2015
Memorial Day Closures

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all locations of the Lafayette Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 25.

Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 19, 2014
Lafayette Reads Together

 This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

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

The Lafayette Public Library now offers Flipster, a digital magazine service that allows patrons to check out and read magazines on mobile devices, tablets or computers. You see the exact same material you get in print. Some of the …

100 Book Club
Posted on December 19, 2014
100 Book Club

Make a New Year’s resolution to read more! Vow to read 100 books in 2015. Online registration for the 100 Book Club 2015 is open (patrons can also register in person at any Library location). …

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 …

Holds and Overdue Notifications
Posted on December 15, 2014
Holds and Overdue Notifications

Please note that our automated PHONE notification system for holds and overdue items is not in operation. Patrons with overdue materials will no longer receive automatic notifications by phone, but will receive notices in the …

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 …

Pronunciator is here!
Posted on August 14, 2014
Pronunciator is here!

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to introduce its newest service: Pronunciator. This service offers patrons the ability to learn 80 languages at their own pace. There is also a mobile app that lets patrons …

Our Staff Recommends…
Posted on August 14, 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 …

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 …

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

Congratulations to all of our Teen Summer Reading Program winners! We gave out lots of great weekly prizes, as well as a grand prize. The winner of the grand prize is Lauren P., a patron …

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 …

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 …