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Summer Reading Challenge Extends to August 15
Posted on May 25, 2020
Summer Reading Challenge Extends to August 15

So far, our patrons have logged more than 2 million minutes (67%) for the Summer Reading Challenge! We are more than two-thirds of the way to our goal and need your help. Here’s where the …

Ragin’ Readers Program Announced with Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics
Posted on May 25, 2020
Ragin’ Readers Program Announced with Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics

Louisiana Athletics and its Young Ragin’ Cajuns Club have partnered with the Lafayette Public Library System to create Ragin’ Readers, presented by Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The initiative promotes the library’s …

Bookmobile Summer Schedule
Posted on May 25, 2020
Bookmobile Summer Schedule

GoGo Biblio Bookmobile will be making community stops near you this summer! Curbside service of books, movies, Grab & Go crafts, Wi-Fi, and tech assistance for eBooks and eAudiobooks will be available.

 

Digital Storytime
Posted on May 25, 2020
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Due to copyright restrictions, the videos will be removed from Facebook immediately …

Limited Time Only – Romance Book Cloud is Free!
Posted on May 24, 2020
Limited Time Only – Romance Book Cloud is Free!

Until August 31st, you can read to your heart’s content! RomanceBookCloud provides unlimited and unrestricted access to a curated collection of 1,800 romance ebooks. Whether it be contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal or inspirational, you will …

Phase II Guidelines at Libraries
Posted on May 24, 2020
Phase II Guidelines at Libraries

The Lafayette Public Library is open to the public with Phase II guidelines.  All library locations are back to regular hours.

Library Online Resources Available From Home
Posted on May 24, 2020
Library Online Resources Available From Home

Our library doors have officially reopened, but our online databases are still available for you 24/7. We have everything you need to support online learning, eBooks & eAudiobooks, magazines & newspapers, entertainment, and so much …

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, 2020, 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 …

LPSS Student IDs serve as a Lafayette Public Library Card!
Posted on May 24, 2020
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 second year to provide your child with a free Student ID-Public Library Card. This program automatically enrolls more than 31,000 …

Lynda.com @ LPL
Posted on May 24, 2019
Lynda.com @ LPL

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to offer patrons free access to Lynda.com, a customized learning center that provides access to a vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized …

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 …

LPL Mobile App!
Posted on May 24, 2019
LPL Mobile App!

Download our mobile app today for iOS or Android by searching “Lafayette Public Library” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once you’ve downloaded the app, simply log in using your library card …

Library Museum Pass Includes Five Local Museums
Posted on November 29, 2018
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 …

Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!
Posted on October 5, 2018
Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!

Check Out the Musical Instrument Library (M.I.Brary)!
You can now check out a guitar, keyboard, or even an accordion the same way you would a book at the Chenier Branch of the Lafayette Public Library!
Who knows — …

AR Information in Catalog
Posted on October 9, 2017
AR Information in Catalog

The Lafayette Public Library has AR information displayed within card catalog search results. Patrons can find all pertinent AR info when they search for a specific book, including interest level, reading level, points, and even …

Playaway Launchpad
Posted on October 18, 2016
Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has Playaway Launchpads in our collection! These preloaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brainpower! Launchpads are a secure way to let your child …

Water Damaged Materials
Posted on October 18, 2016
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout
Posted on October 1, 2016
Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout

Learning about the quality of the air you breathe should be as easy and inexpensive as borrowing a book from a library. And in Lafayette Parish, it now is! Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, …

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 …

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 …