Mardi Gras Library Closures
February 15, 2017 – 5:04 am | Comments Off

Friday, February 24 (parades)
Main Library closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 25 (parades)
Main Library closed all day.

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Stuffed Animal Picnic
Stuffed Animal Picnic

Bring your stuffed animal and blanket and join us for a picnic! There will be stories, songs, and other fun activities. Ages 2 & up.
Wednesday, April 19
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library 

Bibliobop!
Bibliobop!

Shake out your sillies with a morning of dance, movement and singable books. Ages Birth-6.Registration begins on Monday, April 3. 
Wednesday, April 19
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library

Think Like a MythBuster
Think Like a MythBuster

Does toast always land butter side down? Are Pop Rocks and soda a dangerous combination? Use the scientific method to prove or debunk these and other popular myths! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, April …

Messy Munchkins
Messy Munchkins

Your little ones will squish and smush their way to a good time in this multi-sensory playtime. Dress for mess! Ages Birth – 36 months.
Friday, April 21
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library 

Dig In! Community Gardening
Dig In! Community Gardening

Bring your gardening tools and dig in! Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting) in the Carencro Community Garden located behind North Regional Library. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 22
10:00 AM – noon
North Regional Library 

Festival International: Main Library Closure
Festival International: Main Library Closure

The Main Library will close early on the following dates due to Festival International taking place in downtown Lafayette:
Wednesday, April 26
closes at 5:00 PM

Parachute Science
Parachute Science

Learn the science behind parachutes, then design and build your own! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, April 3.
Wednesday, April 26
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library 

St. Thomas More “Art IV Art Works” Exhibit
St. Thomas More “Art IV Art Works” Exhibit

St. Thomas More Advanced Placement
Art IV Art Works
Art Teacher: Ange Riehl
May 5 through June 8, 2017
Main Library

Wildflowers of Louisiana
Wildflowers of Louisiana

Explore the many native wildflowers of Louisiana with Dr. Charles Allen, a native plant expert, for a discussion of Louisiana’s many native wildflowers.
Thursday, May 11
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library 

School’s Out for Summer!
School’s Out for Summer!

You’ve survived another school year! Celebrate with food, activities, and video games. You’ll also learn about volunteering at the library and the great summer programs we are planning! Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, May 26
3:00 – 4:00 …

Memorial Day Library Closures
Memorial Day Library Closures

All libraries will be closed Monday, May 29 in honor of the Memorial Day holiday.

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 …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

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 …