Lawyers in Libraries
October 16, 2014 – 8:23 am | No Comment

Thursday, October 23
9:00 – 11:00 AM
The Lafayette Public Library is hosting “Ask-a-Lawyer” sessions that will allow patrons to get free, one-on-one legal help from local lawyers. These sessions will last approximately 15–20 minutes per person. …

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Reese’s Christmas Trees
Reese’s Christmas Trees

Ages 5 – 12. Make a holiday-theme edible craft using Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Hershey’s Kisses and frosting. Registration begins Monday, December 1.
Tuesday, December 23
11:30 AM
South Regional Library 

CREATE Video Lab
CREATE Video Lab

Teens! Learn how to make a stop-motion masterpiece! We will walk you through the shooting process and provide video equipment. Participants will have the chance to enter their video creations in a statewide contest and …

Christmas Holiday Hours
Christmas Holiday Hours

In honor of Christmas Eve, all library locations will close at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 24.All library locations will be closed on Thursday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. All locations will reopen at …

“Relaxation Therapy”: Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman
“Relaxation Therapy”: Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman

Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman
Exhibit Dates: September 24 – November 18
Galerie Lafayette
Galerie Lafayette is located in the Jefferson Street Branch at 538 Jefferson Street. For more information, call 261-5787.
Featured at ArtWalk Nov. 8.
Caroline Goodman’s colorful, …

New Year’s Holiday Hours
New Year’s Holiday Hours

In honor of the New Year’s holiday, all locations of the Lafayette Public Library will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 31. All locations of the Lafayette Public Library are closed on Monday, January 1. …

100 Book Club
100 Book Club

Make a New Year’s resolution to read more! Vow to read 100 books in 2015. Registration for the 100 Book Club 2015 starts in January. Watch this space for more details!

Pronunciator is here!
Pronunciator is here!

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to introduce its newest service: Pronunciator. This service offers patrons the ability to learn 80 languages at their own pace. There is also a mobile app that lets patrons …

Our Staff Recommends…
Our Staff Recommends…

Looking for a good read, but don’t know where to start? It may not surprise you that we have some super readers on our staff who would happily suggest a few titles for you. Here …

eBooks and Audiobooks Enhance Summer Reading
eBooks and Audiobooks Enhance Summer Reading

Did you know you can read eBooks and listen to audiobooks as part of our Summer Reading Programs? Our programs give you the chance to win prizes for any book you read, even if it’s …

Teen Summer Reading Winners
Teen Summer Reading Winners

Congratulations to all of our Teen Summer Reading Program winners! We gave out lots of great weekly prizes, as well as a grand prize. The winner of the grand prize is Lauren P., a patron …

Lafayette Teens Win 2014 CSP Teen Video Challenge
Lafayette Teens Win 2014 CSP Teen Video Challenge

The State Library of Louisiana announced the Louisiana winners of the Spark a Reaction Teen Video Challenge 2014 held by the Collaborative Summer Library Program. Teens Ian MacFadyen, John Warner Leblanc, Garrett Bueche, James Holland, Stewart …

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 …

Zinio – Popular Magazines available online for card holders!
Zinio – Popular Magazines available online for card holders!

Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce our new digital magazine service, Zinio. View full digital copies of your favorite magazines with your library card. You see the exact same material you get in print, …

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.