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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 …

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 include: Cosmopolitan, …

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 …

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 …

New Link to Search for Kindle eBooks
Posted on June 26, 2012
New Link to Search for Kindle eBooks

Due to popular demand, the Lafayette Public Library has created a link that allows users to search for eBooks in Kindle format. To perform a search for Kindle eBooks only, visit http://tinyurl.com/lplkindle.

Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.
Posted on January 9, 2012
Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.

Patrons wishing to donate books to the Friends of the Library may drop them off at our warehouse, located at 211 E. Pinhook Road (red building next to United Way and Second Harvest Food Bank).
Drop …

Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!
Posted on August 4, 2011
Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!

Will my eReader work, answers to frequently asked questions, where to get the mobile apps!

Proquest Newsstand includes full-text access to The Daily Advertiser
Posted on May 26, 2011
Proquest Newsstand includes full-text access to The Daily Advertiser

The Proquest Newsstand provides full-text coverage of major newspapers, which includes national and leading regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, …

Screencast: Accessing your Library Account Online
Posted on December 28, 2010
Screencast: Accessing your Library Account Online

Did you know that you can login to your library account for our card catalog and see what you have checked out, renew books, and see holds you have placed? Here’s how!

Be sure …

Ask a Librarian
Posted on November 10, 2010
Ask a Librarian

Do you need answers? The Adult Services department of the Lafayette Public Library System provides walk-in, telephone (337-261-5787 or 337-261-5788), e-mail (ref.b1lf@state.lib.la.us) and mail reference services, assistance in using the library, and programs of interest …

Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home
Posted on October 15, 2010
Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home

Did you know that you can access Consumer Reports as well as other magazines directly from EBSCOhost?

Here is how!

Accessing from home? Start searching here!
Accessing from the library? Start searching here!

Printable Instructions in PDF format.