Get Your Commemorative Library Card Today!
December 6, 2017 – 11:33 am | Comments Off

There is still time for you to get a limited-edition commemorative library card! You can select a card featuring DC Comics Teen Titans or the artwork of local artist Susan Hamilton. The public is welcome to …

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Pixelate It!
Pixelate It!

Challenge your child to design and build a video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Thursday, January 4
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library

Messy Munchkins
Messy Munchkins

Your babies and toddlers will squish and smush their way to a good time with this multi-sensory playtime. Dress for mess! Ages Birth – 36 months.
Friday, January 5
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library

Family Fort Night
Family Fort Night

Families will build forts, read stories together and more! Please bring your own fort-building materials such as blankets and pillows.
Friday, January 5
5:45 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for a free copy of the 2018 selected book, …

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux
Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories:
Artwork by Kay Richoux
January 12 – April 12, 2018
Main Library

A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield
A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield

A Collection of Illustrations:
Artwork by Angela Barefield
January 12 – April 12, 2018
Main Library

Friends of the Library Mystery Book Sale
Friends of the Library Mystery Book Sale

Pick up a good mystery book at a great price and support the Friends of the Library!
Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Watercolor Greeting Card Workshop
Watercolor Greeting Card Workshop

Paint with watercolors a vintage bird greeting card. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, November 20.
Thursday, December 14
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc.).

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesday, December 19
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, 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 …

Introducing Playaway Launchpad
Introducing Playaway Launchpad

The Lafayette Public Library has recently added Playaway Launchpads to our collection! These pre-loaded tablets have everything your child needs to challenge their minds and increase their brain power! Launchpads are a secure way to …

Water Damaged Materials
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
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
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 …

New Online Catalog Now Available!
New Online Catalog Now Available!

The Lafayette Public Library is online with our new catalog upgrade!
If you have a bookmark to the old catalog, please click “ONLINE CATALOG” above and update your bookmarks accordingly.

iPads for Children Available at Main!
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 …

Renew on OverDrive!
Renew on OverDrive!

Did you know that you can renew your ebooks and audiobooks that you have checked out on OverDrive? If there isn’t a hold placed on the item you have checked out, simply log into your …

Download Your Favorite Magazines
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 …

City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library
City Transit to Begin Servicing the South Regional Library

Lafayette Transit System announced today that it will begin servicing South Regional Library with its Route 25 on Monday, December 1.
“We are thrilled that the Lafayette Transit System has agreed to offer our South Regional …