1. Bumblebasket COVID-19 Test Lockers

    Free COVID-19 test kits: currently out of stock

    Pick up a free COVID-19 test kits for home from a secure locker at the Library, designed and stocked by Bumblebasket. Update: due to high demand, kits are unavailable but on back order. Check the link for the most current information. Read on...
  2. September newsletter header

    September Library Newsletter

    Find out everything happening in September at the Lafayette Public Library. View the newsletter
  3. Library Teen Service

    Library Teen Service opportunity, Sunday, Sept. 19

    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. Register
  4. Fall Celebration/Migratory Bird Event

    Waneka Weekend, Sept. 18-19: Storytime and Migratory Bird celebration

    In collaboration with Lafayette Open Space and Lafayette Library, join us for a special storytime on the South side (playground side) of Waneka Lake on Saturday, Sept. 18, and a Fall Celebration/Migratory Bird event on Sunday, Sept. 19. More info
  5. Reading Buddies

    Reading Buddies starts Sept. 9!

    Kids in Grades K-3 - have fun reading and playing games with our teen volunteers. Sign up now for all sessions, Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30. Read on...
  6. Teen Games

    Teen Tabletop Games, Saturdays 1-5pm

    Teens in grades 6-12 - drop in with friends (or make new ones) at our weekly Saturday board game and RPG meetup. More Info
  7. Lost Lafayette by Doug Connaroe

    Virtual author talk: "Lost Lafayette" by Doug Connaroe - Register

    Doug Connaroe discusses "Our Darkest Decade: How Roots of Racism Took Hold in Lafayette," Monday, Sept. 27 at 7pm on Zoom. Learn more and sign up
  8. Storytimes outside

    Fall storytime schedule - where and when!

    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.) View days and times
  9. Library spaces

    Book a Study Room or Event Space

    Free study rooms and fee-based event spaces are open for use! Learn more
  10. Join us virtually for Death Cafés, in Zoom every third Thursday at 6pm! Registration required.

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

    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). Read on...
  11. Makerspace projects on the Prusa 3D printer

    Print your 3D project!

    Lafayette Library cardholders may submit files to print in the Studio 775 Mini-Makerspace and pick them up in the Lobby. Read on...
  12. Sister Carmen truck picks up donations at the Lafayette Public Library curbside dropoff

    Donate food and essential items

    The Library is a Sister Carmen donation site during open hours. Read on...
  13. Pick up your holds and browse during Grab and Go hours--thanks for remembering your face covering!

    How to pick up your holds

    View hours and details for picking up your books and other items at the Lafayette Public Library. Read on...
  14. Request a grab bag of librarian-selected books!

    Grab bags for adults, kids, or teens!

    Need help finding your next read? Request a mystery bag of librarian-selected books! Read on...
  15. Share your library story or memory

    Your Library, Your Story: Director Melissa Hisel

    Watch an interview with our director, read the community's stories, and share your library story or memory! Read on...
  16. News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

    Library status and user guide

    View Library status, get a card, learn about current services, and more! Read on...
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  1. Storytimes outside

    Fall storytimes start Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 10:30!

    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 Lobby sign. Mask-wearing is required indoors for everyone 2 and older, and encouraged at outdoor events. View schedule and details