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Holiday Hours

Regular hours of operation along with contact information for each library branch can be found on the Branches page.

2023 Holiday Hours for the Lafayette Public Library System (click for downloadable version)

November 23, 2022 Wednesday Close at 6:00 (all locations) Day before holiday
November 24, 2022* Thursday Closed Thanksgiving
November 25, 2022* Friday Closed Acadian Day
November 26, 2022 Saturday Closed Saturday After Thanksgiving
December  23, 2022* Friday Close at 1:00 Christmas Eve (Observed)
December 24, 2022 Saturday Closed Christmas Eve
December 26, 2022* Monday Closed Christmas Day (Observed)
January 2* Monday Closed New Year’s Day (Observed)
January 16* Monday Closed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 11 Saturday Closed (Main and NRL only) Mardi Gras Dog Parade at 2 (forms at Library) and Mardi Gras Parade 6:30 – parking & access issuesCarencro Mardi Gras Parade at 11 a.m.
February 17 Friday Close at 4:30 (Main Library only) Mardi Gras Covid Hero Parade 6:30 – parking & access issues
February 18 Saturday Closed (Main Library only) Mardi Gras Children’s Parade at 2:00 – forms at Library – parking & access issues
February 20 Monday Close at 4:00 (Main Library only) Mardi Gras Parade at 6:00 (parking & access issues)
February 21* Tuesday Closed Mardi Gras Day
April 7* Friday Closed Good Friday
April 8 Saturday Closed Holy Saturday
April 26 Wednesday Close at 5:00 (Main Library only) Festival International 6:30 – 9:30 (parking & access issues)
April 27 Thursday Close at 4:00 (Main Library only) Festival International – 5:30 – 11:00 (parking & access issues)
April 28 Friday Close at 3:00 (Main Library only) Festival International – 5:45 – 11:00 (parking & access issues)
April 29 Saturday Closed (Main Library only) Festival International – early morning race, festival 9 a.m. until (parking & access issues)
May 29* Monday Closed Memorial Day
July 4* Tuesday Closed Independence Day
August 17 Thursday Closed until TBA (all locations) Full Staff Meeting
September 4* Monday Closed Labor Day
November 22 Wednesday Close at 6:00 (all locations) Day before holiday
November 23* Thursday Closed Thanksgiving
November 24* Friday Closed Acadian Day
November 25 Saturday Closed Saturday after Thanksgiving
December 22* Friday Close at 1:00 Christmas Eve (Observed)
December 25* Monday Closed Christmas Day
January 1, 2024* Monday Closed New Year’s Day


Note:
As indicated above, the Main Library will close early for Mardi Gras parades and Festival International. All other locations will maintain regular schedules. South and East Regional branches will be closed as necessitated by election dates.
Schedule may be adjusted should event days/times change.  As 2023 event calendars are finalized, the Library Director may make adjustments – generally early closings, late openings – as necessitated by community events that may prevent or otherwise impact patron and staff access to the Main Library.

*Approved 2023 LCG holidays.

Adopted by Library Board of Control at the regular meeting of November 21, 2022.