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Posted on: October 1, 2021

All-ages Fall Reading challenge Oct. 1-Nov. 30

FallReading2021

Try our fun and simple Fall Reading challenge! Do at least eight activities in Beanstack (or pick up a paper log) before the end of November to complete the program and earn a FREE book.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Get your GED or high school equivalency from the Learning Source at the Library!

GED Learning Source

The Learning Source is hosting Fall High School Equivalency and GED Classes at the Lafayette Public Library. In-person and virtual sessions are available.

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Library Teen Service opportunity, Sunday, Oct. 24

Teen Service Day

Teens in grades 6-12 - Have a few hours to give or need some volunteer credit? Sign up to help at the Library for a few hours on one or more Sundays this fall. Projects will include dusting, straightening, and organizing.

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Celebration - Saturday, Oct. 30

Basho storytime

All ages - Celebrate Day of the Dead/Día De Los Muertos at the Lafayette Public Library with a storytime and live performance by Basho & Friends, crafts, and the chance to view community memorial altars on display.

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Free COVID-19 test kits

Bumblebasket COVID-19 Test Lockers

Pick up a free COVID-19 test kits for home from a secure locker at the Library, designed and stocked by Bumblebasket.

Centaurus High School student Kenner Galdamez Sosas, founder of Bumblebasket, a free COVID-19 test delivery service, has partnered with the Lafayette Public Library to provide residents with easy access to COVID-19 kits through a locker distribution cente...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Learn 3D printing with in-person Maker Buddies this October

3D prints

Kids in grades 3-5 - Meet with teen volunteers on Wednesdays in October to design projects to print on our 3D printer.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Calling all teens for Fall volunteer opportunities

Teen helps kids in the Library Maker Buddies program

The Lafayette Public Library is looking for teen volunteers for several upcoming opportunities. There are lots of ways to have fun, earn credit, and help out!

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

September Library Newsletter

September newsletter header

Find out everything happening in September at the Lafayette Public Library.

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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Teen Tabletop Games, Saturdays 1-5pm

Teen Games

Teens in grades 6-12 - drop in with friends (or make new ones) at our weekly Saturday board game and RPG meetup.

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Fall storytime schedule - where and when!

Storytimes outside

Join us outside when the weather is nice (bring a blanket!) or inside in the upstairs Kid Zone, or in the lower-level meeting room - check the sign in the Lobby! (Face coverings are required for youth programs.)

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Engaging Death Café conversations for adults are back...over Zoom!

Join us virtually for Death Cafés, in Zoom every third Thursday at 6pm! Registration required.

Death Cafés bring adults together for authentic, engaging conversations. Sign up for one or more virtual conversations on Zoom, held on the third Thursday of each month at 6pm (registration required).

 

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Book a Study Room or Event Space

Library spaces

Free study rooms and fee-based event spaces are open for use!

To book a free space, or hold a paid space for an event (subject to approval), use the Reserve a Room button from our homepage, or go to lafayetteco.gov/LibrarySpaces and select Study Rooms or Event Spaces.

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

Grab bags for adults, kids, or teens!

Request a grab bag of librarian-selected books!

Need help finding your next read? Request a mystery bag of librarian-selected books!

Need help finding what to read next? Love mystery and surprise bags? 

Use the form to request a grab bag of pre-selected items be checked out and picked up at curbside by appointment.

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Donate food and essential items

Sister Carmen truck picks up donations at the Lafayette Public Library curbside dropoff

The Library is a Sister Carmen donation site during open hours.

Lafayette Public Library has partnered with Sister Carmen Community Center as a food drive location. We are making it easy for you to donate food and other essential items this holiday season and beyond!

Sister Carmen provides services for those struggling...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

How to pick up your holds

Pick up your holds and browse during Grab and Go hours--thanks for remembering your face covering!

View hours and details for picking up your books and other items at the Lafayette Public Library.

Please visit our reopening details page for information on current COVID-19 protocols and available services.

Holds pickup processPlace up to 100 items on hold using the Library catalog, or by calling 303-665-5200. Once you have received notice by email, p...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

View Library status, get a card, learn about current services, and more!

Haga clic en el botón de Google en la parte inferior de la página para estar al día con las noticias y con los recursos de la Biblioteca que puedan usar mientras estamos cerrados.

Library Status

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