Holiday Cookie Swap
November 29, 2018 – 3:28 am | Comments Off

Swap recipes and bring your favorite holiday cookies to share. Ages 18 & up.
Tuesday, December 18
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library

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Marathon Running by Dr. Damien Chaisson (LRT)
Marathon Running by Dr. Damien Chaisson (LRT)

Join Dr. Damien Chaisson of the Cajun Road Runners Club as he discusses the training, nutrition, travel, and recovery involved with marathon running. Ages 10 & up.
Monday, February 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

Book Bingo
Book Bingo

It’s bingo, but with books! Prizes will be provided. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 11.
Tuesday, February 26
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library

Holiday Toy of the Year
Holiday Toy of the Year

Calling all inventors! Your challenge is to create the most amazing holiday toy of the season. Bring your inspiration, and we’ll provide the supplies. For Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, November 19.

Song and Dance Documentaries
Song and Dance Documentaries

Enjoy these weekly documentary films dedicated to sound and movement.

Spirit of the Marathon
Spirit of the Marathon

A special screening for LRT 2019, this film follows six talented runners as they train for and compete in the iconic Chicago Marathon.
Thursday, February 21
6:00 – 7:45 pm
South Regional Library

YA Lit Lovers Book Club
YA Lit Lovers Book Club

Finally, a book club for teens and adults who love reading young adult literature! Eat snacks, discuss this month’s selection, learn about read-alikes, and share your current favorites! Meets one Saturday each month, 1:00 – …

The Express
The Express

In recognition of Black History Month, join us for a special screening of The Express (PG, 2008). Follow the life of Ernie Davis, a Syracuse University college football player who became the first African American …

Master Gardening Series
Master Gardening Series

Master Gardening Series – learn the basics of gardening in the deep south. Presented by the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners.
Seed Planting
Tuesday, January 8
6:30 – 7:30 pm
East Regional Library

Introducing RENEW DAT
Introducing RENEW DAT

Introducing our new service! RENEW DAT – Automatic renewals for your non-digital library items! Here’s how it works:
* No more late fees [but we still have late fees] – your non-digital items will automatically renew before they …

AR Information Now Shown in Catalog
AR Information Now Shown in Catalog

School is back in session and Accelerated Reader (AR) requirements will be here before you know it. The Lafayette Public Library now has AR information displayed within card catalog search results. Patrons will now be …

Lynda.com @ LPL
Lynda.com @ LPL

The Lafayette Public Library is proud to announce that patrons now have free access to Lynda.com, a customized learning center that provides access to a vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials …

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 …

Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout
Speck Air Quality Monitors Available for Checkout

Learning about the quality of the air you breathe should be as easy and inexpensive as borrowing a book from a library. And in Lafayette Parish, it now is! Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, …

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 …

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 include: Cosmopolitan, …

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 …

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 …