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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Art Night Out is back - and better than ever!

Art Night Out in Lafayette 2022

After a two-year pandemic interruption, the City is thrilled to announce Art Night Out is resuming with an unsurpassed line-up of art vendors, live music, street performers, food trucks, and wine and beer. Join your friends and neighbors every second Frid...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Historical Exhibit at The Collective

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Racism & Discrimination at the Lafayette Swimming Pool, 1934

April 6-May 29A historical exhibit examining the events in Lafayette from the 1930s, when the first Lafayette Swimming Pool was built and then shuttered. The exhibit, which features extensive...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Artist Residency in Lafayette

Helanius J. Wilkins The Conversation Series

The Conversation Series: Stitching the Geopolitical Quilt to Re-Body Belonging

Helanius J. Wilkins (Dancer/ Choreographer/Educator) and duet-partner Ryder Turner (Dancer/Community-Engagements Co-Facilitator) are working with Lafayette Arts & Cultural R...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Call for Entry: A Year at Waneka Lake

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Find your creative inspiration at Waneka Lake!  During 2022, the Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department is hosting an open call for entry of artwork of all types and mediums. The theme of the exhibit is A Year at Waneka Lake. The exhi...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

ACRD receives History Colorado award

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The Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department (ACRD) has been bestowed with the Caroline Bancroft Award from History Colorado for its Racism and Discrimination at the Lafayette Swimming Pool – 1934 exhibit which chronicles the story of Rose Luera...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Circle of Life by Sandy Friedman

Large sculpture over nine feet tall with bright red hoops and circular flat disks, large and small

Artist Statement

The environment of Colorado and the Southwest significantly influences my work. I draw from the energy of the mountains, sky, weather, plains, grasslands, rivers, wetlands, and our urban environments. My sculptures represent the energy fou...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Trail 413 by Kyle Ocean

Two four sided columns with angled tops, every surface has raised texture of topographical lines

Artist Statement

Kyle Ocean is a sculpture artist from Fort Collins, CO whose work is concept-driven and centered around geographical exploration and public involvement. Earning his BFA from Oregon State University with a focus in Sculpture and Printmaking...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Miss Poppins' Favorite by Justin Deister

Larger than life whimsical red closed umbrella standing upright small cloud on top

Artist Statement

I enjoy tapping into our cultural and human experience for inspiration. I love the subjective and ambiguous and a bit of mystery, trusting the viewer's personal interpretation from their own life experience. My creations tug at he...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Space Moon by Reven Marie Swanson

Bright green with yellow hand drawn marks and symbols, made of intersected circular sheets of metal

Artist Statement

Space Moon is an exploration of implied kinetics.  The steel shapes intertwine as though it may roll off down the street. The colors are finished in a highly durable powder coat and dance with striking energy. It appears to be an ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Spiritsafe #14 by John Zylstra

Tall table made using hefty beams of rusted steel with a stainless steel house on top

Artist Statement

Spiritsafe #14 is part of an ongoing series of work inspired by "Spirit Houses" of the peoples of the far north and secondarily refers to funerary pyres/platforms of the Plains peoples.The base form is made of mild steel treated ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Bell Tree by Joe Allred

Twelve foot tall post, three arms extend out at the top hanging differently sized bells.

Artist Statement

I am fascinated with the exploration of shapes within shapes, order coming from disorder, and the unexpected magnitude of small, ordinary objects representing the profound importance of tiny things. Those little things can analogize the co...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Abundance Tree by Charlotte and Ben Zink

Flat angular tree trunk shape with large bright red balls on the tip of each pointed branch

Artist Statement

Charlotte ZinkIn my life, I’ve enjoyed working with many mediums. Since 1998 my focus has been sculpting metals with my partner, Ben; together we create Zink Metal Art. I offer a fluid sense of design and form, and Ben engineers ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Spiral Dance by Harold Linke

11 foot tall ribbon-like dancing figure in white bronze

Artist Statement

Wispy, joyful, heroic, gravity-defying white gesture sculptures created using methods and materials never-before available. 

Every sculptor starts with sculpting wax and clay, sometimes stone.  I spent a decade there, copy...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Bronze Amazon by Anne Shutan

Vertical sculpture, straight and curved forms on all sides

Artist Statement

Anne Shutan creates one-of-a-kind sculptures and furniture, affirming the sensuous nature of wood. Shutan’s work is sought by collectors around the country who know they are buying treasures that will be around for generations.

Anne enliven...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Space Cat “Cosmo” by Anthony Guntren

Life size bronze sculpture of a seated cat wearing a helmet with antenna on top

Artist Statement

I, like many artists, tend to take my sculpture too seriously.  With this in mind Space Cat "Cosmo" came to life; a playful artwork that will hopefully give the viewer a smile, perhaps even a chuckle. If you turn on your...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Candy Mama Cupcake by Melissa Sclafani

Five foot wide, very large cupcake with light pink icing

Artist Statement

Candy Mama Cupcake was conceived in admiration and as a feminist response to the large-scale outdoor pop works of artists like Claes Oldenburg making it a great addition to Art on the Street 2022, it is not only its own piece of contempora...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Snowy Owl by Stephen Landis

Five foot tall snowy owl with smooth forms and surface

Artist Statement

Clay is the material I prefer to work with.  To me, sculpting in clay is like drawing into three-dimensional space, which is why I prefer to realize my ideas in small clay maquettes rather than on a sketch pad.  Clay is f...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Joie de Vivre by Jodie Bliss

Ornamental, abstract piece featuring gold spheres

Artist Statement

This sculpture considers the emotional, physical, and environmental qualities of thoughtful living, and conveys optimism, a state of equilibrium, and well-being.

My name is Jodie Bliss. I am the owner of Bliss Studio Custom Metalwork in Mon...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Metamorphosis by Vanny Channal

Large butterfly, the wings are made of many different washers

Artist Statement

My medium is scrap metal sculpting. Scrap metal because the story of each of these individual pieces is also my story. My story of overcoming circumstances, my story of redemption, my story of taking something that outlived its purpose and...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Muse of Art by Jodie Bliss

Large steel sculpture conveys female figure with paintbrush bristle tail

Artist Statement

An artist sees the world just a little bit differently, and their practice is to translate their vision to the world, unabashed and unashamed.

My name is Jodie Bliss. I am the owner of Bliss Studio Custom Metalwork in Monument, Colorado and...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Inside Out 7 by MacRae Wylde

Large shard made of aluminum held up by darker metal posts

Artist Statement

The phrase “inside out” takes me to my childhood, making sure my sweater was on correctly and finding socks with the fuzzy side in. It is the idea that what is on the inside defines the outside. A negative space is an i...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Trinity by Diego Harris

Very large tree made of metal with sinewy, curling, tapered branches

Artist Statement

Diego Harris is based in the small northern California town of Upper Lake. He has had a gallery there since 2007. His current focus is constructing larger than life, whimsical sculptures primarily made of welded steel, sheet metal, and rec...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Farmer by Larry Starck

Realistic bronze sculpture of an older male farmer and his dog

Artist Statement

With the horizon of fields in sight, the farmer and dog at the water’s edge proudly anticipate the promise of tomorrow.

Artist: Larry Starck from Loveland, COLocation: 109 N. Public RoadMaterials: Bronze...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Monarch Metamorphosis Garden Throne by Betsy Hicks

Chair covered with mosaic tiles depicting garden scenes and phases of Monarch butterfly lifecycle

Artist Statement

For Monarch Metamorphosis Garden Throne, I combined my love of gardening and mosaics. I sculpted dense polystyrene styrofoam into the shape of a throne.  This was then covered in wire mesh and concrete to create a solid substrate ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Forever in My Heart 2 by Ken Cable

Two abstract and angular figures, one a man leaning over with a heart, the other a prancing dog

Artist Statement

Forever in My Heart 2 evolved from a series of smaller sculptures I gave to people who were experiencing the pain of losing their pets. This sculpture reflects both the joy and pain of having a pet and serves as a reminder that, even thoug...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Report a Problem

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Request Tracker allows residents to report a problem or concern to the appropriate department. Once the information is submitted, users have the ability to track the work in process and resolution of the issue.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

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Sign up to receive email and/or text notifications about the news that's important to you. Register for Emergency Alerts, News Flashes, Calendar Items, Newsletters and more.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Connection Newsletter

Connection Newsletter

Included every month in water bills, the Lafayette Connection newsletter encourages residents to Be a Part of It. Regular features will inform readers about important and exciting things happening in your community.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Lafayette-Listens

Lafayette-Listens

A new online community engagement platform that provide residents with an innovative and convenient way for to share ideas, ask questions, provide input, and learn about ongoing projects.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Year in Review Video

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Residents are invited to take a look back at the City’s 2021 successes by viewing our annual video production.

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

What is City Council working on? May 17 meeting recap

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Stay engaged and keep informed of the issues your Lafayette elected officials are working on by following the City Council Meeting Recap.

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

What is City Council working on? May 3 meeting recap

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Stay engaged and keep informed of the issues your Lafayette elected officials are working on by following the City Council Meeting Recap.

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

What is City Council working on? April 19 meeting recap

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

What is City Council working on? April 5 meeting recap

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

What is City Council working on? March 15 meeting recap

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

What is City Council working on? Feb. 15 meeting recap

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

What is City Council working on? Feb. 1 meeting recap

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

What is City Council working on? Jan. 18 meeting recap

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

What is City Council working on? Jan. 4 meeting recap

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

What is City Council working on? Dec. 21 meeting recap

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

What is City Council working on? Dec. 7 meeting recap

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council

 No toleramos y no toleraremos actos de racismo, opresión, intimidación, acoso, prejuicio o discrimi

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to affect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

What do you love about Lafayette?

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What inspires you to live in Lafayette - and love where you live? Share your thoughts through May 31 and enter for a chance to win $50 in Chamber Bucks.

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Updated request - Delay and save

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April 28, 2022, update:

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use. 

As of April 20, the City is seeing our typical residential winter water usage (~two million gallons/day) double, and usage jumped to five million g...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week lawn mower

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Let grass grow longer before cutting it. 

Raise lawn mower blades and protect lawns from heat by letting grass gro...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

What is City Council working on? May 17 meeting recap

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Wildfire awareness and Open Space

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Learn about wildfires, the steps Lafayette is taking to protect the community and Open Space, and what residents can do to be prepared

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Maintaining visibility at intersections

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To help protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles in our neighborhoods, an unobstructed line of sight at residential intersections is necessary to maintain safety. As we enter the growing season, it’s important for residents to be aware of their respo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Read the May Lafayette Connection newsletter

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El boletín La Conexión de Lafayette

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Short-term rental considerations for new zoning regulations

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The City of Lafayette’s zoning regulation prohibits short-term rentals, though dozens operate throughout the city today. As a result, the City is embarking on a public process to determine the conditions under which short-term rentals could be a...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority announces the Project Hopscotch Scholarship

News Flash announcing application process for Project Hopscotch Scholarship

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority is excited to announce a $2,000 Project Hopscotch Scholarship opportunity for Lafayette resident high school students. This scholarship will assist with the financial obligations of a Lafayette resident high school st...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

May 7 is National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is a national campaign to help residents learn about wildfire risks and what can be done on and around properties to protect against the threat of wildfires. Studies show that measures taken at the home and in the area ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Introducing the City’s new poet laureate

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The City of Lafayette poet laureate was appointed on Tuesday, April 19, to ZBassSpeaks, also known as Z, by Mayor Mangat and City Council. Z is a multilingual, twin-spirited Indigenous writer and performer.

As the City’s Poet Laureate, Z will ser...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available. These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council.

Learn about the function of each...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Lafayette City Council declares April 19 as Astronaut Jessica Watkins Day in Lafayette, Colorado

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UPDATE April 27, 2022:

Jessica Watkins and the NASA Commercial Crew successfully launched early this morning and are scheduled to dock this evening around 8:15pm EST. You can view the launch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSHGHIXzxEM  

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Routine fire hydrant flushing to run through May

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The Public Works Department will be flushing fire hydrants from April 18 through mid-May. Hydrant flushing clears out sediment from water lines which helps improve water quality and maintains the municipal water system health. It also supports the City’s ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Cities of Lafayette and Louisville collaborate to support small business

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Lafayette and Louisville City Councils considered additional ways to support their many small businesses and decided last fall to enhance the hands-on assistance provided by the Boulder Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The communities held a seri...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Art Night Out is back - and better than ever!

Art Night Out in Lafayette 2022

After a two-year pandemic interruption, the City is thrilled to announce Art Night Out is resuming with an unsurpassed line-up of art vendors, live music, street performers, food trucks, and wine and beer. Join your friends and neighbors every second Frid...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

City of Lafayette named the 4th safest small city in Colorado

City of Lafayette named 4th safest small city in Colorado

MoneyGeek analyzed crime statistics and the City of Lafayette was named 4th safest small city in Colorado with a population between 30,000-100,000

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Three Cart Program - proposals simplified | Programa de los tres carros: propuestas simplificadas

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In December 2021, Republic Services and Western Disposal submitted proposals to be considered for the City’s Three Cart waste hauling contract which exp...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

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S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

Roadway improvements for drivers, pedestrians, and bikers along S. Boulder Road began in March. 

On Sept. 8, traffic on 120th Street, south of the intersection at S. Boulder Road, has been reduced to a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sign up for utility eBilling

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Electronic billing, or eBilling, allows customers to receive utility bills from the City quickly and more securely, and avoids hassles and delays associated with paper bills and mail delivery. The City's online system also provides customers the ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

There’s a new way to get around the City of Lafayette, and it’s free to use!

Boulder County Transit is now offering Ride Free Lafayette, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafay...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Shop local Lafayette

Shop local

Support Lafayette businesses and City services by shopping locally! 

Lafayette businesses are vibrant pillars in our community. They provide us with goods and services and allow the community to flourish. Many local businesses have been hit hard b...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Local and regional vaccination resources | Recursos locales y regionales de vacunación

Vaccine newsflash

Vaccine locations

Find a vaccine provider by contacting your healthcare provider, pharmacy, clinic, or go to www.Vaccines.gov. The COVID-19 vaccine is free for everyone 5 and older. You don’t need ID or insurance to get vaccinated. Learn...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

New website accessibility tool

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We're working to ensure all community members, including people with disabilities, are able to access City information and have a positive user experience.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Lafayette named....

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The City of Lafayette was recently named the 8th best City in Colorado, the 47th best place to live in America, and the 19th safest City in Colorado.

The City of Lafayette named the 8th best City in Colorado by HomeSnacks.com.

HomeSnacks used data from the US Census and the FBI to rank the best places to live in Colorado based on Home value, low crime, and a high quality of life. Noting that La...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Lafayette 2021 year in review video

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Take a look at the City's 2021 successes by viewing our annual video production. Acompáñenme a repasar los éxitos que obtuvimos en 2021 viendo nuestra producción de vídeo anual.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Receive the City of Lafayette's News Flash

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Signing up to receive Lafayette's City News Flash is a great way to stay up-to-date with the latest news, events, and activities. Sign up today.

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Lafayette thrives on being an inclusive and welcoming community

Welcome. We are building an inclusive community

The City of Lafayette recognizes that advancing inclusion and belonging for people of all races, nationalities, and ethnicities strengthens our community and purpose. We are all part of what makes our community welcoming.

It is insightful knowing that our ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Teens - Volunteer at the Library and around town this summer!

Teen volunteer at the Library's Day of the Child celebration

Teens in grades 6-12 - we have many opportunities to volunteer this summer! This year teens can help with crafts and storytimes at the Library or at local parks, assist at special events, or work with kids on reading, writing, or makerspace projects.

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Apply to join the Planning Commission

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Apply to join the Planning Commission. The city is seeking interested residents to serve on the Planning Commission. Apply by May 31, 2022 by 3pm. Learn more at lafayetteco.gov/1554/Join-the-Planning-Commission.

 

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Apply to join the Cultural Arts Commission and Public Art Committee

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Arts leaders needed!

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission

You don't have to be an artist to join Lafayette’s team of arts leaders, developing goals and objectives for the Arts and Cultural Resources Department. Use your voice in the distrib...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board

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The application period is ongoing and will remain open until filled.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

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The application period is ongoing and will remain open until filled.

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Three Cart Program - proposals simplified | Programa de los tres carros: propuestas simplificadas

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In December 2021, Republic Services and Western Disposal submitted proposals to be considered for the City’s Three Cart waste hauling contract which exp...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Lafayette receives $42,838 grant to support sustainability initiatives

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The City of Lafayette has been awarded a $42,838 grant from the Boulder County Sustainability Matching Grant Program. This funding will support the following projects; 

  • augmenting Boulder County Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) business sus...
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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Apply to join the Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC). These Council appointed positions, with three-year terms, will advise City Council on matters related to energy sustainability.&...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

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Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Library closed on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30

Memorial Day

The Library will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day. The book drops will be locked from 5pm on Saturday until 9am on Tuesday.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Memory Café - “The Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s," Wednesday, May 25, 10:30am

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Adults - Discover the distinction between normal age-related memory loss and possible signs of dementia. Our guest presenter is Ralph Patrick from the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Vitalant Blood Drive, Thursday, May 26 - Register or Drop In

Blood Drive, July 22 at the Library

The City of Lafayette's mobile blood drive by Vitalant will take place in the Library parking lot from 10am-2:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments are encouraged!

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Library closed on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30

Memorial Day

The Library is closed in recognition of Memorial Day. The book drops will be locked from 5pm on Saturday until 9am on Tuesday.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Summer Reading, Writing, and Maker Buddies - Register

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Sign up your kids for weekly Reading, Writing, or Maker Buddies (programs run mid-June through July). Kids read and play games, do creative writing, or develop Makerspace projects with teen volunteers. Registration for the full 6-week session is required.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Teens - Sign up today for Summer volunteer opportunities

Teen volunteer at the Library's Day of the Child celebration

Teens in grades 6-12 - we have many opportunities to volunteer this summer! Training sessions are beginning, so sign up now!

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Teen Lunchtime Meditation, Wednesdays in June, noon-1pm - Register

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Teens in grades 9-12 - Learn quick and easy practices, co-led and created by teen peers, to support you in navigating teen life today. Don’t let stress diminish your fun and self-expression in the world! Registration for the series is required.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Grupo Tlaloc Dancers, Saturday, June 4, 11am

Grupo Tlaloc at the Lafayette Library

Kick off to Summer Reading with an all-ages performance by the dynamic Denver-based Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Drag Queen Storytime, Saturday, June 11, 11am

Drag Queen Storytime at the Lafayette Library

Kids and families - come dressed in your finest for a special storytime with Shirley. Drag Queen Storytime captures the imagination and gender fluidity of childhood play and celebrates people of all shapes, sizes, and forms!

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Chicano Heat, Saturday, June 25, 3pm

Colorado band Chicano Heat

Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by Chicano Heat, outside on the North Lawn/Plaza.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Storytime and Event at Coal Creek, Saturday, June 25 , 11am-1pm

Great Horned Owl

Join the fun all-ages storytime and nature event "Who are the Critters in your Neighborhood?" at Coal Creek Trail. Gather at the trailhead at S. Public Road for storytime, followed by a walk along the Coal Creek Trail.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Ann Lincoln, Saturday, July 9, 11am

Ann Lincoln at the Lafayette Public Library

Enjoy all-ages hijinks on the high seas with pirate captain Ann Lincoln and her animal crew. You will set sail on a show full of juggling, magic, comedy, and adventure, followed by an up-close look at the live animals!

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Family Book Bingo, Saturday, July 16, 3pm - Register

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Families - come dressed in your finest for Family Book Bingo with local drag queen Shirley Delta Blow. Registration is required - submit one registration for your family.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Bilingual Twilight Tales, Tuesday, July 19, 6pm

Cuenta Cuentos at the Library

Families - join us on Tune into Nature Tuesday for Bilingual Twilight Tales, "Cuenta Cuentos de Verano con la Naturalista Juanita Echeverri de OSMP" (Summer Tale Tell with Naturalist Juanita Echeverri of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks).

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Circus Foundry, Saturday, July 23, 11am

Circus Foundry performers

All ages - the circus is coming to the Library! Join us for acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists… Oh my! This lively show, created for our community, features juggling, stunts, aerial work, and fun opportunities for audience participation.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - 123 Andrés (Bilingual), Saturday, July 23, 3pm

Award-winning duo 123Andres

Don't miss an all-ages Books & Beats musical performance by 123 Andrés, the Latin Grammy-winning team husband-wife team of Andrés and Christina.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

COVID tests are now available; masks are out of stock

Stacks of KN95 masks distributed by the Lafayette Library

At present, we have COVID test kits in stock, but have not receive a new order of N95 masks. When a new order is received, this notification will be updated.

Masks

  • The Library is currently out of KN95 masks.

Additional testing and vaccination optionsVisit lafayetteco.gov/COVID.

Test KitsThe Library currently has Rapid At-Home tests provided by the State of Colorado's expanded free Rapid At-Home testing p...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

SRP Event - Jeff & Paige, Saturday, July 30, 11am

Kids music performers Jeff and Paige

Join us for the all-ages Summer Reading Program finale with Jeff and Paige! Jeff and Paige are a beloved local award-winning duo who use interactive, joyful, nature-focused performances to engage and entertain kids and families.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Boulder County universal mask requirement ends Feb. 18 at 5pm

Rescinded mask order effective Feb. 18

El requisito del uso de mascarilla del condado de Boulder termina el 18 de febrero.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Makerspace drop-in hours, March-May

Studio775 Makerspace

Adults and teens - drop in to explore the Library Makerspace! Learn about the equipment we have, programs we offer, and tools available for making designs.

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

New - PINs required to access Library accounts and resources

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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: 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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Library - Events & News
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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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!

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Library - Events & News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Library status and user guide

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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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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Find more with Prospector

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Lafayette Public Library, in conjunction with the Flatirons Library Consortium (FLC), has rejoined the Prospector union catalog for interlibrary loans. When we participated in Prospector in years past, more than 98% of item requests were still fulfilled b...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Computers and printing services

Image of a printer - now you can load your prints from home and retrieve them at the Library!

Print from home, or at the Library from your device or a computer!

Use public computers for up to three hours per day with your Library card or guest pass. 

Need to print?

  • Queue up prints and pay as you go with the self-service print kiosk.
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Washington Post online

Washington Post

Enjoy unlimited free access to The Washington Post online, remotely or any device. Set up a Washington Post account; use the special access code each time you want a seven-day pass.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Adventure Backpacks

Check out an Adventure Backpack!

Check out a Lafayette Library/Lafayette Open Space Adventure Backpack, packed with seasonally updated, nature-focused, books, maps, field guides, activities, binoculars, and more.

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Library events and news updates

Subscribe to the Library's email updates and newsletter

Receive emails for new Library events, services, and resources, or other City programs. Tap "Subscribe," enter your email, and scroll down to "News Flashes" to select the Library's categories.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Denver Post and Daily Camera online

Enjoy free access to the Denver Post and Daily Camera via Newsbank!

With Newsbank and your Library card, enjoy image and text editions of the Denver Post, text versions of the Daily Camera, plus additional Colorado newspapers and America's News.

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination information

COVID-19 Vaccine

Call your pharmacy or Walmart, as many locations are now accepting walk-ins for shots. Find additional vaccination providers, transportation resources, and other COVID-19-related resources.

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

New York Times online

Enjoy the New York Times for free!

Enjoy unlimited free access to the New York Times online, remotely or any device. Set up a NYT account, then use our special access code for three free days, renewable every time it runs out.

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Try Libby for eBooks & eAudio

Use Libby for free Library eBooks and eAudiobooks

Did you know the Library has thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use Libby right from the website app, or get the app for your phone or tablet - it takes just a few ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Consumer Reports Website - Free Access!

Consumer Reports Online Logo

The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Seed Library

Help yourself to seeds from the Lafayette Public Library seed library!

Go Green...Library to Garden!

The Lafayette Public Library free Seed Program accepts donations of sealed, commercial seed packets for free distribution to your fellow Library patrons and local gardeners!

How it works:

  • To donate - Starting in February, bring ...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten logo

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a simple, fun approach to helping young kids gain early literacy skills, and the confidence necessary to become strong readers.

How does it work?

  • Read a book, any book, to your child - newborn, infant, or toddler. ...
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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Research Your Family History with MyHeritage

Access MyHeritage to research your family history

Enjoy MyHeritage from home to research your family history! MyHeritage has comprehensive genealogy resources, with billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centur...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Explore history: Colorado and Wyoming historic newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Have you had a chance to check out the online archive of early editions of Lafayette newspapers? The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are  available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection, with more dates ad...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 6, 2019

ReferenceUSA - business leads and more!

ReferenceUSA - Access for free for info on businesses, residences, job opportunities and more!

You now have free access to ReferenceUSA with your Lafayette Library card! ReferenceUSA is a powerful research tool which provides access to several useful databases, including:

  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. Standard White Pages
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships
  • U.S. Healthcare...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Auto Repair Source - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium Auto Repair Source database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website Auto Repair Source (formerly AutoMate). Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicle...

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Reading, Writing, and Maker Buddies - Register

Kids work on projects in the Makerspace

Sign up your kids for 6-week Reading, Writing, or Maker Buddies! Kids have fun reading, playing games, doing creative writing, or developing Makerspace projects with teen volunteers. Advance registration for all sessions is required.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Teen Lunchtime Meditation, Wednesdays in June, noon-1pm - Register

Teen in meditative pose

Teens in grades 9-12 - Learn quick and easy practices, co-led and created by teen peers, to support you in navigating teen life today. Don’t let stress diminish your fun and self-expression in the world! Registration for the series is required.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Summer Storytimes, June 1-July 31

Storytime at the Library

Join us for outdoor Storytime on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Library at 10:30am, Wednesdays at 11am at Waneka Lake, and Thursdays at 11am at LaMont Does Park. View the schedule for dates and times for Sensory Storytime and Twilight Tales.

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Summer Drop-In Fun

Busy evening at the Library

Drop-in hours and storytimes are subject to change due to staffing or other issues. Feel free to give us a call at 303-661-1161 or check the Library Calendar for cancellations.

  • Archives Drop In, ages 18+: June 8 and July 13, 1:30-3pm
  • Maker Monday, ages 18+:...
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Library - Spotlight - Events
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Sensory Storytime, Friday, June 10, 10:30am

Sensory Storytime with Megan

Kids and caregivers - join us for a storytime designed for individuals who are neurodiverse or have sensory needs. This is a structured storytime, with books read by a board-certified behavior analyst.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Tune into Nature Tuesday, June 21: events start at 6:30pm

Girl using a telescope to view the night sky

Don't miss three star-tacular events on Tune into Nature Tuesday! Join naturalists from Boulder OSMP at the Library to learn about the summer sky, followed by an outdoor Stories in the Stars and an evening of stargazing with telescopes at the park.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

July STEAM Fridays with CU Atlas, 1-3pm - Register

Girls in lab coats do an experiment

Kids ages 8-12 - sign up for one or more of our July science and technology workshops hosted by CU Boulder's ATLAS institute. Every week in July is a new topic (more information coming soon!).

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Kids + Dance + Film - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Saturday, July 9, 2pm

Sans Souci Festival

All ages - Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema (SSFCD), a Boulder-based festival of dance film, brings you a free afternoon event for the family (recommended for ages 6+ ).

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Posted on: May 8, 2022

Memory Café, Wednesday, June 22 and Wednesday, July 27, 10:30am

SPARK! Memory Cafe

Adults - join us for Memory Café featuring a new topic and/or speaker on the fourth Wednesday of each month as part of our Wellness Wednesdays series.

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Library status and user guide

Falling snow in front of Library building.

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

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Current teen volunteer opportunities at the Library

The Library has lots of opportunities for teens to earn volunteer hours by helping with Library programs.

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Lafayette welcomes Red Wagon Farm to Thomas Open Space

Produce

In February, City Council approved a new three-year lease, welcoming Red Wagon Farm as the new tenant to manage and operate the Thomas Open Space Farm property. For the past 12 years, Isabelle Farm has held the agricultural lease on the property and was a...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Planning Commission Openings

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The City is seeking residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. There are two openings on the Planning Commission. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2022, by 3 pm.

The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on land use...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Design and construction team selected for Willoughby Corner

willoughby corner neighborhood illustration and logo

Learn more about Boulder County Housing and Human Services' recent progress on the Willoughby Corner affordable neighborhood project located at Emma/120th St. The project features 400 affordable rental and for-sale homes.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Water Dedication Requirement Updates

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Revocation of Cash-In-Lieu Preference

On August 17, 2021, City Council passed Resolution 2021-57 which terminates the cash-in-lieu of water dedication preference. What this means is that any project that requires water dedication would be required to dedic...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Electrical Vehicle (EV) Provisions

Electrical Vehicle Charging Station at Rec Center

This past March, the City of Lafayette approved its first-ever Sustainability Plan highlighting the City's goal of reducing reliance on fossil fuels and increasing its use in renewable energy. To closely align with City-wide goals, Lafayette will adopt ne...

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Planning and Building
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Solar Ready Provisions

Solar installation at Police Station

This past March, the City of Lafayette approved its first-ever Sustainability Plan highlighting the City's goal of reducing reliance on fossil fuels and increasing its use in renewable energy. To closely align with City-wide goals, Lafayette will adopt ne...

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Planning and Building
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

Miners Crossing

Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Updated request - Delay and save

updated request to delay irrigation

April 28, 2022, update:

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use. 

As of April 20, the City is seeing our typical residential winter water usage (~two million gallons/day) double, and usage jumped to five million g...

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Water conservation tips and programs... Public Works
Posted on: May 10, 2022

New traffic configuration on South Boulder Road

South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project map showing a traffic shift westbound

Starting Wednesday, May 11, westbound South Boulder Road traffic will have one through travel lane and one left turn only travel lane. This is a temporary westbound traffic configuration on South Boulder Road at Saratoga and Merlin. Please prepare for del...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Citywide street sweeping starting May 9

White graphic street sweeper with words Street Sweeping and city logo in white on blue and green.

Street sweeping will begin on the east side of Old Town and move to the west side of Old Town, followed by the areas south of Baseline Road, finishing with all streets north of Baseline Road. This work will start on May 9 and takes a few months to complet...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 15, 2022

Know your flood risk

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Mile High Flood District (MHFD) helps raise awareness of flood risks as well as helps residents understand their role. To prepare for the flood season, the Flood Hazard Brochure is mailed annually to all property owners whose properties are in or near a h...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Citywide concrete maintenance to begin April 18

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Work will begin on April 18 and last approximately 60 days. Residents may notice orange, red, or yellow locate markings in neighborhoods indicating the location of underground utilities which is required by law to mark before work begins. Keene Concrete w...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 28, 2022

City street maintenance to begin April 4

Street Maintenance- Newsflash

Starting the week of April 4, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department will continue the annual street maintenance capital improvements postponed in 2021 due to material shortages. Work is anticipated to last for approximately two months, but may be ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Tier 2 water regulation violation notification | Notificación de infracción

NewsFlash Tier 2 Water notification graphic

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You received a letter this week informing you of a violation. This is not a boil water notice and does not require you to take any action.  All...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

The Great Outdoors Waterpark to open June 4

The GOWP Opens June 4, 2022

The Great Outdoors Waterpark, expected to open May 28, will now open June 4

Due to staffing shortages caused by the national worker shortage and competition to hire lifeguards, opening day at the Great Outdoors Waterpark (GOWP) is being delayed one week an...

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Recreation
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Hit the Trail Workout Series at Waneka Lake

Hit the Trail Workout Series at Waneka

Hit the Trail Workout Series at Waneka Lake

Rise and shine with us for an interval-style workout around Waneka Lake. Utilizing the trail, fitness stations, and nature, you'll experience a total-body strength, cardio, and flexibility workout in one of the m...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Family Health and Fitness Day

Family Health and Fitness Day

Family Health and Fitness Day

Bring the whole family to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center and choose from various fun, fitness activities. Get groovin’ in our Kidz bop dance party, compete against each other in fitness challenges, tackle the timed fitnes...

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Posted on: May 22, 2022

Men's Weight Training

Men's Weight Training

Men's Weight Training

June is Men's Health Month. Join this small group training, just for men! Taught by a Certified Personal Trainer and specifically designed for men of all ages, Men's Weight Training includes whole-body strength training to improve bon...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Hatha Yoga in the Park

Hatha Yoga in the Park

Hatha Yoga in the Park

Every Sunday in June, enjoy the peace and serenity of a yoga class in one of our scenic parks! Connect with your body, mind, and nature as you experience an all-levels hatha yoga class focusing on basic postures and gentle flow guide...

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

National Senior Health and Fitness Day

Celebrate National Senior Fitness Day with us! Attend the 10:30am Shallow Water Fitness or 10:30am SilverSneakers Classic class and then join us in the lobby for some food, drinks, and socializing after class!&nbs...

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Reserve your spot online Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Boulder Community Health's Centennial Celebration

Boulder Community Health Centennial Walk and Challenge

Boulder Community Health's Centennial Celebration 

Celebrate Boulder Community Health's centennial by joining free provider-led, one-mile walks. You can also participate in their 30-Day Movement Challenge from May 15-June 30! &am...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Bob L. Burger Recreation Center Holiday Hours

BBRC ANNUAL HOLIDAY HOURS

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center will be closed on Memorial Day

The recreation center will be closed Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

We remember and honor all who serve. 

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Recreation
Posted on: May 3, 2022

What do you love about Lafayette?

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What inspires you to live in Lafayette - and love where you live? Share your thoughts through May 31 and enter for a chance to win $50 in Chamber Bucks.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Summer Pass sale at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center

Summer Pass Sale

Don't miss out on this amazing value!

Purchase a Summer Pass to the Bob Burger Recreation Center from May 15 to June 30.

Price

  • $90 (all ages)

With your no obligation, Summer Pass purchase get:

  • Unlimited visits to the Recreation Center for three months...
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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Now hiring summer camp staff

Now Hiring Summer Camp Staff

Apply today to become a Summer Camp hero!

The City is hiring seasonal camp employees who are enthusiastic and motivated individuals and enjoy working with young people. The summer camp team inspires campers with their skills, knowledge, passion, and enthus...

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Posted on: April 16, 2022

Teen Adventure Camp

Teen Adventure Camp

Summer fun and adventure are waiting for teens

Do you have a teen looking for some fun this summer? Look no further. Sign up for our new teen-focused Adventure Camp!

Each day teens 13-15 years of age will experience exciting excursions that will keep them ...

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Recreation
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

Join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. The Senior Advisory Board of Lafayette Senior Services advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of La...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

2022 Lafayette Summer Movie Series

LAFAYETTE SUMMER MOVE SERIES

2022 Lafayette Summer Movie Series

Enjoy FREE, fun, family-friendly movies. We are hosting three movie nights at Waneka Lake Park. All movies begin at dusk- approximately 8:45pm.

Register for our first summer movie series today through WebTrac!

2022 Summer M...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: March 30, 2022

2022 Kids Fishing Derby

Kid's Fishing Derby image of child fishing

Located at Waneka Lake Park, the Fishing Derby is a great way to introduce your child to the joys of fishing. Join us for this free event where kids can fish to their hearts content.Please bring a fishing rod.

May 14  | 8-9:30am  | &n...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: February 17, 2021

2022 Leprechaun Gold Hunt

2022 LAFAYETTE LEPRECHAUN EVENT

Leprechaun Gold Hunt

March 12  | 10-11:30am  |  BBRC Complex

Help the Lafayette Leprechauns find and fill their pot of gold. We have hidden gold throughout the BBRC complexes - city fields, inline skate rink, walking trails, etc. ...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

2022 Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter 2022

Easter Eggstravaganza

April 9  |  Waneka Lake Park  |  Ages 8 and under

Join us at Waneka Lake for some family Eggstravaganza fun. Children will have lots of fun hunting for treat-filled eggs "hidden" throughout...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop-N-Drop 2021

Bob Burger Rec Center, Shop-n-drop

Shop Small Business Saturday in Lafayette while your children have a blast! Kids ages 4-12 will enjoy supervised playtime while parents shop in downtown Lafayette.

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

BBRC Turkey Bowl Challenge 2021

Bob Burger Rec Center Turkey Bowl Challenge; punt, pass, run

Test your football skills for a chance to win a frozen butterball turkey. Join us for a fun football challenge where we test your pass, punt, and running skills.

Learn more Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

2021 Fall Festival!

Lafayette Recreation Fall Festival

The 2021 Fall Festival is sure to have something for everyone! Celebrate the season with fun and engaging activities at the Bob Burger Recreation Center.

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News

Posted on: October 1, 2021

Bob Burger Recreation Center Information

BOB L. BURGER RECREATION CENTER

Find operating hours, fees, schedules and more!

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center (BBRC) opened in 1990 and provides recreational opportunities for the Lafayette community. Whether participating in fitness, sports, swimming, youth activities, or community events, there is something for everyone.&...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Bob Burger Virtual Recreation Center

BBVRC-Small Spotlight

We are committed to serving Lafayette in person and virtually. Support your health by staying active, fit, motivated, and safe with the Bob Burger Virtual Recreation Center.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

Join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Services Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older populatio...

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Posted on: July 26, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette bus service

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Boulder County is pleased to announce the new Ride Free Lafayette program, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafayette, CO. Service began on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Residents and visitors can use t...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Celebrate Older Americans Month in May

Older Americans Month

Celebrate Older Americans Month

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities–as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Every person is unique, and every person will age uniqu...

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