MiFi Hotspots Available for Checkout at Main Library
May 25, 2020 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

Lafayette Public Library patrons can borrow a MiFi (Mobile WiFi) Hotspot to take the internet wherever they may go. A hotspot is a portable device that provides WiFi internet access to computers, smartphones, and tablets …

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YA Virtual Book Club
YA Virtual Book Club

Do you love young adult books? Join our group LPL YA Virtual Book Club on Goodreads to discuss a new book each month. Also, join us monthly for a Zoom chat with a moderator!
September 17
“There’s Someone Inside …

Get Growing!
Get Growing!

Expert gardening tips presented by the Lafayette Master Gardeners. Ages 18 & up.
June 11: Virtual Presentation – Herbs: Garden to Table

June 18: Virtual Presentation - Organic Practices

Kids’ Friday Trivia
Kids’ Friday Trivia

Special trivia questions made just for kids! Join us every Friday for a new theme! Recommended for ages 7 – 14.
September 11: Animals
From creepy-crawlies to cute & fluffy, how much do you know about the animal …

Friday Trivia!
Friday Trivia!

Do you think you know trivia? Join us for Friday Trivia to test your skills. Click the link below, test yourself, then show off your knowledge by heading to our Facebook page and posting your score in …

Ukulele Class
Ukulele Class

An 8-week beginner course through Zoom for kids interested in learning to play the ukulele. We’ll put focus on making it simple and fun to learn, but please be prepared to attend class weekly. Ages …

Monster of the Week
Monster of the Week

Are you a tabletop RPG fanatic?  Or maybe you’ve been curious about trying one out?  Join us for a Monster of the Week session with a few others and help us vanquish a baddy. We’ll …

Learn to Finger Knit
Learn to Finger Knit

Finger knitting is a fun and easy craft! It’s a simple stitch, requires no experience or expertise. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!
Click here to get started!

Personal Time Capsule
Personal Time Capsule

Teens are encouraged to make a personal time capsule using recycled household containers to capture the COVID-19 historical event. Extra containers are available for pick up at the South Regional Library if needed while supplies …

*Virtual* Master Puppet Theater
*Virtual* Master Puppet Theater

Tune in for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 3-12.
Youtube and Facebook
 
 

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Join us during your lunch break on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a classic.
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Thursday, September 3
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

History Book Club
History Book Club

Join us for a virtual chat on historical topics.
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore.
Tuesday, September 8
6:30 – 7:30 PM

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month.
September 15, 6:30 PM
Little Comfort by Edwin Hill.
Link: https://zoom.us/j/91677730334
Meeting ID: 916 7773 0334
Passcode: 591235

My First Book Club
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Kids do not need to be reading on their …

Limited Time Only – Romance Book Cloud is Free!
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 …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
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 …

Writes of Spring Writing 2020: Contest Winners List
Writes of Spring Writing 2020: Contest Winners List

The annual Writes of Spring Writing Contest involves K–12 Grade students residing in Lafayette Parish or the surrounding parishes of Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion. These students submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Lynda.com @ LPL
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
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 …

“RENEW DAT” Auto-renewal Service
“RENEW DAT” Auto-renewal Service

RENEW DAT  automatically renews your non-digital library items! Here’s how it works:
* No more late fees [but we still have late fees] – your non-digital items will automatically renew before they are overdue letting you return …

AR Information in Catalog
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 …