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Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks
Posted on October 2, 2022
Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks

The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Branch has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank since Summer 2017 for both the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for the school year.

Butler Memorial Branch Closed on November 23
Posted on October 1, 2022
Butler Memorial Branch Closed on November 23

Butler Memorial Branch will be closed on Wednesday, November 23. The branch will resume normal library hours on Monday, November 28.

LIBRARY CLOSURES: Thanksgiving Holiday
Posted on October 1, 2022
LIBRARY CLOSURES: Thanksgiving Holiday

All library locations will close on Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00 pm in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Libraries will remain closed through the holiday weekend and will reopen with normal hours on Monday, November …

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Posted on October 1, 2022
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Got a new device and don’t know how to use it? Tech Assistance to the rescue! Register and an electronic resources librarian will call and schedule a 20-minute appointment to discuss your technology questions. Ages …

Throwback Theatre: Holiday Havoc
Posted on October 1, 2022
Throwback Theatre: Holiday Havoc

Enjoy favorite holiday films from the 1980s and 1990s. Ages 14 & up; light refreshments will be served.

Strange Cinema
Posted on October 1, 2022
Strange Cinema

Join us as we screen horror films and other oddities from all corners of the cinematic universe. Ages 18 & up.

Migratory Birds and the Mississippi River: CANCELED
Posted on August 1, 2022
Migratory Birds and the Mississippi River: CANCELED

This program has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Dr. Erik Johnson with the National Audubon Society will talk about conservation efforts underway that are designed to benefit birds and people along the Mississippi River. Ages …

Library Museum Pass Includes Five Local Museums
Posted on May 1, 2022
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 …

LPSS Student IDs serve as a Lafayette Public Library Card!
Posted on November 2, 2021
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 fifth year to provide your child with a free Student ID-Public Library Card. This program automatically enrolls more than 32,000 …

Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy
Posted on April 3, 2021
Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy

Learning begins at birth, and part of Lafayette Public Library’s early literacy initiative, Read to Me Book Club, supports learning for children from birth to age 5. The library has partnered with talkingisteaching.org’s early literacy campaign …

Library Resource Guide
Posted on April 3, 2021
Library Resource Guide

This resource guide is meant to serve an an introduction to our digital and physical resources available to you. As a service to you, the Lafayette Public Library subscribes to a large selection of online databases …

Library Elf Replaced by Direct Messaging
Posted on April 3, 2021
Library Elf Replaced by Direct Messaging

The Library Elf service, which previously helped patrons keep track of their holds and checked out items while managing multiple library cards on a single account, has been retired.
We now have the ability to send …

For a Limited Time, Enjoy Kanopy Streaming Service
Posted on April 3, 2021
For a Limited Time, Enjoy Kanopy Streaming Service

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more with your library card! Patrons can enjoy access to a rotating selection of movies through the Kanopy streaming service.

Fishing Poles Available at East Regional Library
Posted on April 3, 2021
Fishing Poles Available at East Regional Library

Thanks to a partnership with the Louisiana Department’s Wildlife & Fisheries‘ Get Out & Fish program, you can check out a fishing pole from the East Regional Library!

Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning
Posted on April 3, 2021
Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning

Are you a small business owner or professional looking to learn new skills or keep up with changing technology? We’re here to help. Access thousands of online tutorials about software programs with LinkedIn Learning.

Homework Louisiana Provides Online Tutoring for Students
Posted on August 2, 2020
Homework Louisiana Provides Online Tutoring for Students

Need homework help? Homework Louisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents. 

Grow with Google Webinar Series
Posted on May 24, 2020
Grow with Google Webinar Series

Learn how can Google can help your small business succeed! The Grow with Google Programs for Libraries series are self-guided tutorials that you can access at your own pace to learn about Google applications, how to apply for …

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, 2021, 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 …

Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning
Posted on May 24, 2019
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

What if you could learn photography, Photoshop, animation, web development, marketing, graphic design, and video production all in the same place? How about mastering Microsoft Office and Adobe suites? What if all the courses were …

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 …