What Are Your Favorite Children’s Books?
April 14, 2014 – 7:21 am | No Comment

We at the Lafayette Public Library want to know what children’s books are your favorite. They can be books you read as a child or books you now share with your children and grandchildren. Share …

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South Regional Sci-fi Fantasy Book Club
South Regional Sci-fi Fantasy Book Club

Sci-fi and Fantasy lovers, join us on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss both classic and new books!
2nd Tuesday
6:30 PM
South Regional Library
May 13
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by Yevgeny Zamyatin

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the South Regional Library at 6:30 pm to discuss mysteries!
May 20
Duty to the Dead
by Charles Todd

Staging Matters
Staging Matters

How Home Staging Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster and for a Higher Price
Wednesday, May 21 
6:00 pm
South Regional Library 981-1028
Realtor Chantal Saucier, Ph.D., and home staging expert Michelle Molinari explain why home sellers should …

Memorial Day Closure
Memorial Day Closure

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, all branches of the Lafayette Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 26. Happy Memorial Day!

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Friday, May 30
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Fizz, Boom, Read! with your child this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Children (and adults and teens, too*) can win prizes for reading …

Register now for 100 Book Club!
Register now for 100 Book Club!

Are you an avid reader looking for a way to challenge yourself in 2014? Register for our 100 Book Club today! This program encourages patrons to read 100 books in the calendar year. Those who …

TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!
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 …

Kill A Watt™ Meters
Kill A Watt™ Meters

Ever wonder how much a particular appliance or electronic device affects your energy bill? You can now find out with Kill A Watt™ meters available at all Lafayette Public Library locations. These meters are provided …

Atomic Training – Hundreds of software training tutorials available!
Atomic Training – Hundreds of software training tutorials available!

We are excited to announce a new database available to patrons: Atomic Training. This learning resource makes hundreds of
training tutorials available for library card holders. Atomic Training allows access to online, on-demand video training tutorials …

New Link to Search for Kindle eBooks
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.

Digital Sanborn Maps Now Available
Digital Sanborn Maps Now Available

Lafayette Public Library patrons may now access the Digital Sanborn Maps from the  Lafayette Public Library database page.  These maps can be accessed from within the library or from outside of the library with a Lafayette Public …

Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.
Book Donations: 211 E. Pinhook Rd.

For any patrons wishing to donate books to the Friends of the Library, please drop them off at our new warehouse, located at 211 E. Pinhook Road (red warehouse).
Drop off times:
Monday – Wednesday 11:00– 2:00
Thursday: …

Teen Tech Squad OverDrive Tutorial for iPad
Teen Tech Squad OverDrive Tutorial for iPad

Lafayette Public Library’s Teen Tech Squad created a
video tutorial for iPad users who are interested in using the OverDrive service.

How to return your eBooks (pdf)
How to return your eBooks (pdf)

If you received an e-reader for the holidays you might be interested in the library’s Overdrive e-book service. You can download free ebooks checked out for 7 to 14 days. You can place electronic holds …

Book Club Kits-to-Go
Book Club Kits-to-Go

Join a reading group, or start one of your own! Book Club Kits-to-Go are designed for book club leaders to check out for up to six weeks. The kit includes 10 paperback copies of a …

Overdrive eBooks now available for Amazon® Kindle
Overdrive eBooks now available for Amazon® Kindle

Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce Amazon® Kindle compatibility with our Overdrive eBook collection. This will allow most existing eBooks in your our eBook collection to be read on all Kindle devices or …

Proquest Newsstand includes full-text access to The Daily Advertiser
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
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
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 …