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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Tax help appointments, forms, and information

Tax help volunteers from the AARP

Learn more and book a tax help appointment - spaces fill quickly. Common federal tax forms for self-preparation are available on the main level, while supplies last; Colorado forms will not be distributed via the Library this season.

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Posted on: December 26, 2023

Free meals weekdays at the Library

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In a bid to strengthen community ties and address nutritional needs, the Lafayette Public Library has become a distribution location for the regional Meals on Wheels Program. Located at 775 W. Baseline Road, the Library is now providing pre-packaged hot m...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2024

March College Application Workshops and Help Sessions - Register

College Application and Summer Planning WorkshopsThinking ahead to college applications? Wondering if you’re on track? Join Professor Emerita Manette Ansay for tips on building compelling applications through academic enrichments, summer experie...

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Posted on: February 11, 2024

Sensory Storytime, Saturday, March 2, 10:30am

Sensory Storytime with Megan

Kids and caregivers - join us for 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: February 8, 2024

Vitalant Blood Drive, Thursday, March 7 - Register or drop in

Blood Drive, Thursday, March 31, 10am-4pm

Special offers: 

  • Donate at this drive, or another location, during March 3 -16, and receive free solar eclipse glasses, plus an exclusive T-shirt, both redeemable by email, while supplies last. View offer details
  • All donors who give blood, platelet...
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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Maker Monday: Sewing 101: Jeans Alterations - Register for March 4

Woman altering jeans

Adults 18 and older - sign for a one-session workshop on March 4 from 1:30-3:30pm to learn how to take in the waist of jeans or pants. No sewing experience is necessary and sewing machines will be provided.

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Lafayette Learns: "The Living History of Marie Curie," Thursday, March 7, 6:30pm

Living History Program storyteller performing as Marie Curie.

Adults and older teens - join Lafayette Learns and storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak for a Living History program about scientist Marie Curie.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Maker Monday: Sewing 101: Jeans Alterations - Register for March 11

Woman altering jeans

Adults 18 and older - sign for a one-session workshop on March 11 from 1:30-3:30pm to learn how to take in the waist of jeans or pants. No sewing experience is necessary and sewing machines will be provided.

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Posted on: February 19, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2024

Tech Help Drop In, Sunday, March 10, 1-3pm

A man plugs a device into a laptop

Drop in and get help with using your devices, finding apps and websites, and learning tips and tricks from the tech-savvy teen volunteers at Connect Digital Inclusion Labs.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Maker Monday: Sewing 101: Jeans Alterations - Register for March 18

Woman altering jeans

Adults 18 and older - sign for a one-session workshop on March 18 from 1:30-3:30pm to learn how to take in the waist of jeans or pants. No sewing experience is necessary and sewing machines will be provided.

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2024

Senior Learning Club - Easter Basket Craft, March 21, 1-3pm - Register

Adults ages 55 and older - Sign up with the Senior Center to make Easter basket crafts in the Library Makerspace.

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Maker Monday: Sewing 101: Jeans Alterations - Register for March 25

Woman altering jeans

Adults 18 and older - sign for a one-session workshop on March 25 from 1:30-3:30pm to learn how to take in the waist of jeans or pants. No sewing experience is necessary and sewing machines will be provided.

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Posted on: February 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2024

Teen Service: International Tea, Sunday, April 21 - Register

A woman chats at the Bangladesh table at the International Tea at the Lafayette Library.

Teens ages 14-17: sign up for a shift at our International Tea for volunteer credit, and an all-around great time!

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Maker Drop-in Hours, January-May

Collage of items made in the Library Makerspace

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!

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Archives Drop-in Hours, Mondays and Tuesdays

Archives at the Lafayette Library

Explore the Library's local history Archives with help from a Librarian!
Mondays, 10am-12:30pm and Tuesdays, 2:30-4pm.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Conversations in English, Mondays, 6-7:15pm

Conversations in English - closeup

Join other English language learners in a weekly conversation group designed to improve speaking and listening skills in a friendly, informal, and non-judgmental environment, facilitated by a native English speaker.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

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

Loteria at the Library

Have some bilingual family bingo fun in the traditional Mexican style! Drop by the Kid Zone on the 2nd Monday of any month.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Teen Chess Club - Drop in, 2nd and 4th Mondays, 5:30pm

Teens in grades 6-12 - drop on the 2nd or 4th Monday each month for fun games and instructive lessons on chess run by volunteer teens.

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Wellness Wednesday Crafts, 1st Wednesdays, 3-5pm

Wellness Tuesday Crafts

Kids and teens - drop in for mindfulness crafts and activities with the Mental Health Partners. Stop by the table on the Upper Level the first Wednesday of the month.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Cannon Mine Poetry Reading Series, 3rd Thursdays, 5-7pm

Adults and older teens - join us one Thursday each month for the Cannon Mine Poetry Reading Series, with a featured presentation by a local poet, followed by an open call for participation to any local poets in attendance.

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