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LPL Conducts Search for New Director
Posted on March 5, 2024
LPL Conducts Search for New Director

The Director of the Lafayette Public Library serves as the CEO of the public library in what has often been called the Happiest City in the United States. The Lafayette Public Library Board of Control …

New eBook and eAudiobook Platform Offers More Titles, Shorter Wait Times
Posted on February 2, 2024
New eBook and eAudiobook Platform Offers More Titles, Shorter Wait Times

As of March 13, 2024, the Lafayette Public Library’s official digital collection lending platform is now cloudLibrary by Bibliotheca.
For patrons, the move to cloudLibrary means more titles to choose from, as well as shorter wait …

The LPL Mobile App is Back!
Posted on February 2, 2024
The LPL Mobile App is Back!

EXCITING NEWS!

The app is back! After extensive talks with the vendors that make and host our app, we’re excited to announce that the LPL Mobile App is back up and running effective immediately!

Keep Louisiana Beautiful Using Free Resources from the Library!
Posted on February 2, 2024
Keep Louisiana Beautiful Using Free Resources from the Library!

Lafayette Public Library is proud to join Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) and the State Library of Louisiana as a Get Down and Clean Up partner! We are one of more than 79 public libraries from …

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Posted on February 2, 2024
1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Share a lifelong love of reading with your children! We are challenging you and your little one(s) to read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Take the 100 Book Club Challenge!
Posted on February 2, 2024
Take the 100 Book Club Challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2024, 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 …

Lafayette Public Library Foundation Awards Luncheon on April 19
Posted on February 1, 2024
Lafayette Public Library Foundation Awards Luncheon on April 19

The Lafayette Public Library Foundation will host their Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 19, 2024

Discover Genealogy
Posted on February 1, 2024
Discover Genealogy

Monthly meetings of the Lafayette Genealogical Society with a guest speaker. Ages 18 & up.

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Posted on February 1, 2024
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Have a technology question? Have a device and want to learn how to use it? Tech Assistance to the rescue!

Bookmobile Schedule
Posted on February 1, 2024
Bookmobile Schedule

GoGo Biblio Bookmobile makes community stops all throughout Lafayette Parish! Curbside service of books, movies, Grab & Go crafts, Wi-Fi, and tech assistance for eBooks and eAudiobooks are all on board the Bookmobile. We visit …

Golden Groove Line Dancing
Posted on February 1, 2024
Golden Groove Line Dancing

Learn line dancing moves to country, R&B, Afro Beats, Hispanic, Zydeco, and Cajun music, then progress to a fun-filled, high-energy calorie burn

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 1, 2024
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times,  and registration information, visit our calendar. Registration …

Line Dancing
Posted on February 1, 2024
Line Dancing

Scoot your boots over to the East Regional Library for some line dancing fun! Be sure to wear hard-soled shoes you can slide in. Ages 18 & up only; no registration required.

Genealogy 101
Posted on February 1, 2024
Genealogy 101

Experts and novices alike can learn about researching family history. Ages 18 & up.

Fix It Café
Posted on February 1, 2024
Fix It Café

Have some broken or torn items? Fix them, don’t throw them out! No Waste Lafayette will host a Fix-it Café at the Main Library

LIBRARY CLOSURE: Memorial Day
Posted on February 1, 2024
LIBRARY CLOSURE: Memorial Day

All Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks
Posted on February 1, 2024
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.

Homework Louisiana Provides Online Tutoring for Students
Posted on November 2, 2023
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. 

Fishing Poles Available at East Regional Library
Posted on December 2, 2022
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!

Library Elf Replaced by Direct Messaging
Posted on August 2, 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 …