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Summer Reading Weekly Winners
Posted on May 8, 2016
Summer Reading Weekly Winners

Congratulations to our weekly winners of our Summer Reading Program!

Family Fort Night
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Fort Night

Build forts, hear stories and more during this special after hours event. Please bring your own fort-building materials such as blankets, pillows and flashlights. Fun for the whole family! All ages.
Friday, June 24
5:30 – 7:00 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Didgeridoo Down Under
Posted on May 8, 2016
Didgeridoo Down Under

The Didgeridoo Down Under Show is a unique fusion of Australian music, culture, puppetry, comedy, reading motivation, character building and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least …

Storytelling with Bil Lepp
Posted on May 8, 2016
Storytelling with Bil Lepp

Come listen to the hilarious storytelling of Bil Lepp, full of tall tales and witty stories about life! Ages 7–12.
Wednesday, June 29
2:30 – 3:15 PM
East Regional Library

Life Size Gaming
Posted on May 8, 2016
Life Size Gaming

Play giant versions of Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pac Man and more! Snacks and crafts provided. Ages 9 & up.
Wednesday, June 29
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Carencro Community Center
(next to North Regional Library)
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, 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 …

Library Closure: Fourth of July
Posted on May 8, 2016
Library Closure: Fourth of July

In honor of Independence Day, all Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4.

Main Library Anniversary Celebration
Posted on May 8, 2016
Main Library Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, July 7
10: 30 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Library
The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Library is celebrating one year of serving the people of Lafayette in the newly renovated downtown facility. The library re-opened on July …

Mike Anderson, Musician, Storyteller and Dulcimer Guy
Posted on May 8, 2016
Mike Anderson, Musician, Storyteller and Dulcimer Guy

Mike Anderson’s dynamic performance style keeps the audience, both young and old, entranced. Includes stories and five different musical instruments (including dulcimer). Ages 3–10.
Monday, July 11
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Monday, July 11
2:30 – 3:15 PM
East …

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Posted on May 8, 2016
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

Featuring Harvey Rabbit, Cecil the Orangutan, and T-Boy the Alligator with Mr. Tim and Miss Laura in a fun-filled, energetic show of puppetry, music, comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and audience participation. Ages 3–12.
Friday, July 29
9:30 – …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on October 18, 2015
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

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 …

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

The Lafayette Public Library offers two digital magazine services that allow patrons to check out and read magazines on mobile devices, tablets or computers. You see the same material you get in print. Some of the available magazines …

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 …