Halloween at the Library
October 16, 2014 – 7:54 am | No Comment

Friday, October 31 (while supplies last)
All Library Branches
Looking for a safe place to Trick-or-Treat, rain or shine? Come in costume to any Lafayette Public Library location on Halloween!

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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 …

Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Code Name Verity
Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Code Name Verity

Lafayette teens are invited to read and vote for their favorite teen book of the 10 Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice titles listed below. Teens that read at least two books from the list may vote …

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.

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 …

Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!
Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks – Get started here!

Will my eReader work, answers to frequently asked questions, where to get the mobile apps!

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 …

Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home
Screencast: Accessing Consumer Reports From Home

Did you know that you can access Consumer Reports as well as other magazines directly from EBSCOhost?

Here is how!

Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel!
Accessing from home? Start searching here!
Accessing from the library? …

Drive Up Services
Drive Up Services

Avoid the heat, rain, and lines at our newer libraries.  At North Regional in Carencro and South Regional on Johnston Street, you don’t have to get out of your car to pick up your requested …