Posted on: September 27, 2022

The Friends are not accepting book donations at this time


The Friends are temporarily unable to accept book donations while working on a backlog of donated materials. Thanks for supporting the Library and for your continued patience! Once donations will be accepted again, we will update this message.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Create an altar or a mini-diorama to honor a loved one in October

Day of the Dead Altar Sister Carmen

Individuals, families or groups - sign up by Oct. 8 to create an altar for Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Or, stop by starting Oct. 1 for supplies/guide for making a mini diorama altar.

Call for Day of the Dead Altars: Lafayette Public Library is looking for individuals, families, or groups to create an altar for our Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community display Oct. 15-Nov. 12.

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Community Crochet: Bringing the Coast to Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:30pm - Register

Crocheted fish promoting a Community Crochet program

All ages - do you love to crochet (or knit)? Do you also love the ocean or want to learn more about it? Sign up now to join us for a community crochet project! All levels welcome.

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Posted on: September 24, 2022

Teen Science Café: Explore Biomaterials - Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30pm - Register

Rendering of 3D-printed biomaterials

Teens in grades 9-12 - sign up for Teen Science Café with CU Science Discovery. We'll explore tissue engineering, and learn how hydrogels can be used to design new ways of repairing our hearts and our joints. Registration required.

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Lotería Mexicana - Family Bingo, 2nd Mondays, 5-6pm

Lotería Mexicana bingo cards

All ages - drop in upstairs in the Kid Zone for bilingual family bingo fun in the traditional Mexican style! Held on the 2nd Mondays of each month.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Youth Wellness Tuesdays with Mental Health Partners

Wellness Tuesday Crafts

Kids and teens - stop by the table upstairs in the Youth Area on the first Tuesday from 4-6pm for mindfulness crafts and activities.

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Fall Storytimes, Sept. 12-Nov. 17

Librarians do Storytime at the Lafayette Econ-O-Wash laundromat

Join us for Storytime on Monday-Thursday at the Library at 10:30am, including a new Social-Emotional Circle Time with Mental Health Partners. View the schedule to find out about special Pop-up Storytimes all around town!

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Posted on: July 31, 2022

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 and select Study Rooms or Event Spaces.

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  • Requesting event space? The default slot...
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Posted on: December 9, 2021

PINs required to access Library accounts and resources

Image of phone showing account login - learn more about new Library PINs

PINs (personal identification numbers) are now required to access and use the features of your online library account (My Account).

PINs are being implemented by all of the Flatirons Library Consortium libraries to provide an extra layer of security for your account and personal information. This PIN will be used to access your account online, to use Overdrive/Libby/Sora for downloada...

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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: 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: August 1, 2022

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.

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, phone, or text that your requested items are available for pickup:

  • Come into the Lobby during our open hours (c...
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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!

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Library status and user guide

Storytime outside at the Library

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.

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