Library Event Guide

For everything happening at the Library, visit the Library calendar

  1. Tax form - make a tax help appointment or pick up forms from the Library

    AARP tax help by appointment, February-April

    Learn more and book your tax hep appointment today - spaces fill quickly. Tax forms for self-preparation are available on the main level near the restroom. Appointments & Forms
  2. Pop-up Storytime at the Econ-O-Wash

    Pop-up Storytime at the Econ-O-Wash -2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 10:30am

    Families - Join us for bilingual Storytime with activities at the Econ-O-Wash at 410 E. Simpson St. (March 14, 28; April 11, 25; May 9, 23. Learn more
  3. JAX Pop-up Storytime

    Pop-up Storytimes at JAX, Saturday, April 1, 10:30am and noon

    Families - celebrate spring at JAX (400 W. Boulder Road). We will do Storytimes, and give out books and starter plants! Learn more
  4. Kids and teens play reading games at the Library

    April Writing Buddies, Wednesdays, 4:45pm- Register

    Kids in Grades K-3 - sign up to have fun reading and playing games with our teen volunteers. Registration is for all Wednesdays in April. Learn More/Sign Up
  5. Craft supplies

    Teen Mixed-Media Embroidery, Tuesdays April 11, 18, 25, 5pm - Register

    Teens in grades 6-12 - Come sew with us! Learn embroidery basics, then add materials to embellish your pieces. Sign up for the 3-week session. Sign Up
  6. Maker Monday Embroidery

    Maker Mondays - Hand Embroidery - Register for April 3-24

    Adults 18 and older - sign up for a 4-session workshop to learn the foundations of hand embroidery. This class will meet Mondays from 1-3pm in April. Learn More/Sign Up
  7. Library Paws to Read dog

    Paws to Read - 2nd and 4th Sundays, 1:30-2:30pm

    Kids ages 5-10 - drop in to spend 15 minutes sharing a book with a special therapy dog! View Calendar
  8. Loteria at the Library

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

    Have some bilingual family bingo fun in the traditional Mexican style! Drop by the Kid Zone on the 2nd Monday of any month. View Calendar
  9. Young doctors with a model of a heart

    Teen Science Café - The Heart of the Matter, Thursday, April 13, 5:30pm

    Teens in grades 9-12 - join CU Science Discovery for "The Heart of the Matter - Molecular Biology Behind Heart Failure in Children." Sign Up
  10. Job Fair at the Library

    Job Fair (ages 14-18), Saturday, April 15, 1-5pm

    Teens - need a job now or for summer? Stop by the Job Fair to to meet with City departments and local businesses that are hiring. This event is free, and you do not need to register to attend.
  11. Columbine flowers in Colorado

    Tune into Nature - Wildflowers slideshow, Tuesday, April 18, 6:30pm

    Join Boulder County volunteers naturalists for a presentation about Boulder Counrt wildflowers. Sign Up
  12. Seniors in the Library Makerspace

    Senior Learning Club, Thursday, April 20, 1pm - Register

    Adults ages 55 and older - join us for a workshop in the Library Makerspace. Sign up online through the Senior Center. Register (on Webtrac)
  13. Book Sale March 2022

    Shop the Friends book sale, April 15-23

    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. View hours
  14. Author Nyasha Williams - portrait and book cover

    Día Celebration, Sunday, April 16, 2-4pm

    Kickoff our Día Celebration! Families - join local author Nyasha Williams at 2pm in the Kid Zone. Everyone - at 2:30pm, stop by the Meeting Room to sample tea and learn about the cultures of our community members. Learn More
  15. Day of the Child/Day of the Book

    Día Celebration - guest storytellers, April 17-21, 10:30am

    Our weeklong Día Celebration continues with special storytimes all week long in the Kid Zone! Learn More
  16. CU Presents

    Día Celebration - finale performance, Saturday, April 22, 10:30am

    Families - wind down our Día Celebration with a CU Theatre and Dance production of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane." Learn More
  17. Collage of items made in the Library Makerspace

    Maker Drop In Hours

    Teen Maker Hangout and Makerspace Drop In hours are available each week. Check the calendar to be sure it is on (we do have to cancel sometimes), and visit our Makerspace page to learn how to get involved! Makerspace Details
  18. Wellness Tuesday Crafts

    Youth Wellness Tuesdays with Mental Health Partners

    Kids and teens - stop by the table upstairs in the Youth Area on the first Tuesday from 4-6pm for mindfulness crafts and activities. Learn more
  19. Kids enjoy a storytime at the Lafayette Public Library.

    Winter/Spring Storytimes

    Storytimes are back! Check out our regular schedule and find out about special events. Storytime Schedule