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Posted on: November 3, 2022

How can we serve you? / ¿Cómo podemos servirle?

Image of the Collective and the Library

Share your thoughts on arts, cultural, and library resources in Lafayette.
(Comparte sus pensamientos sobre los recursos artísticos, culturales y bibliotecarios en Lafayette.)

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Computer Lab closed Dec. 19-21

Closeup of computer network cables

The public Computer Lab will be closed for network upgrades from Monday, Dec. 19 through Wednesday, Dec. 21.

The following services will not be available:

  • Public computers and network printers
  • Public copy machine
  • Remote printing via ePrint page

Services that remain open:

  • Kids and Teens computers (age-restricted; black-and-white printing only)
  • Wireless printing via mob...
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Library - Events & News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Lotería Mexicana - Family Bingo, Second 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 second 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: November 21, 2022

Shop the Friends Book Sale, Dec. 3-11

Friends Book Sale

Support literacy and the Library at the Friends Book Sale during Library open hours. Find books, DVDs, and gifts for all ages. Most items are priced under $4.

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Boulder Opera Storytime - Hansel & Gretel, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2pm

Boulder Opera Storytime

All ages - join The Boulder Opera House for a performance with excerpts from their upcoming Family Opera Series "Hansel and Gretel."

Library - Events & News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Teen Science Café: Asteroids, Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:30pm - Register

NASA illustration of Trojan asteroids that orbit with Jupiter

Sign up to hear Dr. Joel Parker discuss his institute's work with Lucy, the mission to explore the Trojan asteroids that orbit in tandem with Jupiter.

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Senior Learning Club: Knit an Ornament, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 1pm - Register

Mitten ornament on a Christmas Tree

Adults ages 55 and older - sign up to join us at the Library. We'll knit a mini-mitten, perfect for an ornament or gift giving.

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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 lafayetteco.gov/LibrarySpaces and select Study Rooms or Event Spaces.

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  • Requesting event space? The default slot...
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Library - Events & News
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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Library - Events & News
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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Library - Events & News
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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Library - Events & News
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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Library - Events & News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Library status and user guide

Patron reads 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.

Library Status

Public access and meeting spaces: Open during Library...

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