Read Across Louisiana
February 21, 2015 – 10:48 am | Comments Off

Come and celebrate the birthday of one of the most famous children’s authors to ever live… Dr. Seuss! Read Across Louisiana celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and this year will be as fun as …

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LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit
LPL: Your Lifelong Learning Toolkit

Whether you’re heading back to school this fall, need new job skills or just want to improve your mind, the Lafayette Public Library has many free tools to help you out!
Most of these resources will …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event. …

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 …

Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Statistical Probability of Love at First Site
Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Statistical Probability of Love at First Site

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 …

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 …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session

Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! All …

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.

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 …