LPL Conducts Search for New Director
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The Director of the Lafayette Public Library serves as the CEO of the public library in what has often been called the Happiest City in the United States. The Lafayette Public Library Board of Control …

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Giant Scrabble
Giant Scrabble

Play Scrabble on a giant board, with giant tiles from a giant sack.

History Book Club
History Book Club

Join us at South Regional Library on the second Tuesday of month from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to discuss books of a historical nature. This book club is both in-person and online. Ages 14 & up.
 

Creative Builders
Creative Builders

Calling all junior engineers! What can you create with straws, mini design shapes and structure sticks? Join us to find out! For ages 5 – 12. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before program start …

ERL True Crime Club
ERL True Crime Club

Bring your sleuthing skills to the library, where Michelle N. Jeanis, Ph.D., of UL Lafayette’s Criminal Justice Department, will present a case for the group to discuss.

Seeds for Good Eats
Seeds for Good Eats

Where does our food come from? Learn about growing fruits and vegetables at this fun, hands-on workshop presented by LSU AgCenter. Ages 7 – 12. Registration is required. 

Button Flower Bouquet
Button Flower Bouquet

Create a beautiful bouquet with wire and buttons. Ages 18 & up; registration is required.

Vinyl Record Art
Vinyl Record Art

We’re painting vinyl records! Customize it to fit the vibe of your room!

LIBRARY CLOSURE: Memorial Day
LIBRARY CLOSURE: Memorial Day

All Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Flag Retirement Box
Flag Retirement Box

What do you do with your American flag when it’s old and you’re ready for a new one? Bring it to the Main Library where we have a Flag Retirement Box!

Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks
Second Harvest Food Bank: Free Meals & Snacks

The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Branch has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank since Summer 2017 for both the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for the school year.

Job Description for Library Director
Job Description for Library Director

JOB DESCRIPTION (Approved 02.19.2024)
Job Title: Library Director, Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette, LA
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Lafayette Public Library Board of Control, the library director serves as the library’s executive officer, responsible …

Homework Louisiana Provides Online Tutoring for Students
Homework Louisiana Provides Online Tutoring for Students

Need homework help? Homework Louisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents. 

Fishing Poles Available at East Regional Library
Fishing Poles Available at East Regional Library

Thanks to a partnership with the Louisiana Department’s Wildlife & Fisheries‘ Get Out & Fish program, you can check out a fishing pole from the East Regional Library!

Library Elf Replaced by Direct Messaging
Library Elf Replaced by Direct Messaging

The Library Elf service, which previously helped patrons keep track of their holds and checked out items while managing multiple library cards on a single account, has been retired.
We now have the ability to send …

Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning
Small Businesses Benefit From LinkedIn Learning

Are you a small business owner or professional looking to learn new skills or keep up with changing technology? We’re here to help. Access thousands of online tutorials about software programs with LinkedIn Learning.

Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

What if you could learn photography, Photoshop, animation, web development, marketing, graphic design, and video production all in the same place? How about mastering Microsoft Office and Adobe suites? What if all the courses were …

Library Board 2021 Meetings

All meetings are scheduled to be held in the Library Board Room, on the 3rd floor Administrative Offices of the Main Library, located at 301 W. Congress Street, Lafayette, LA 70501. Any location change will …

Lafayette Public Library’s Mobile Branch
Lafayette Public Library’s Mobile Branch

The Bookmobile is 32 feet long, handicap accessible, and outfitted with a mobile hotspot. The vehicle is stocked with a diverse collection of books, DVDs and audiobooks available to check out as part of its outreach services. It …

LPL and Meals On Wheels Team Up to Deliver Library Items
LPL and Meals On Wheels Team Up to Deliver Library Items

Lafayette Parish residents receiving Meals on Wheels deliveries can now sign up for free book delivery from the Library.

Auto-Renewal Service for Non-Digital Library Items

The Lafayette Public Library now has technology that will track and auto-renew physical items that have been checked out by our patrons. We understand that people are living busy lives and we are working to …