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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Black History Month Event: Theo Wilson, Saturday, Feb. 11, 3:30pm

Poet Theo Wilson

Celebrate Black History Month with a special presentation, "King's Dream vs. Our Reality: Hope in the Face of Resurgent Racism," featuring guest speaker Theo Wilson (author, activist, poet, and host of The History Channel's "I Was There").

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

AARP tax help by appointment, February-April

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

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.

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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Tune into Nature - Dark Skies, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30pm

Nature Tuesday Family Birdwatching

All ages - enjoy a short talk on birdwatching for families and youth in Lafayette followed by fun, hands-on activities that further open up the wonderful world of birds.

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Teen 3D-Printer Workshop - Register for March

3D-printed cookie cutter

Teens in grades 6-12 - Sign up to learn the basics of 3D printing to design and print a cookie cutter in three sessions (March 7, 14, and 21).

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Maker Monday - Draw a Still Life - Register for March 6-27

Still life drawing and pencils

Adults 18 and older - sign up for a 4-session workshop to learn the basics of drawing a still life! This class will meet Mondays in March.

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Paws to Read - Second and Fourth Sundays, 1:30-2:30pm

Library Paws to Read dog

Kids ages 5-10 - drop in to spend 15 minutes sharing a book with a special therapy dog!

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Posted on: February 4, 2023

Tune into Nature - Family Birdwatching, Tuesday, March 21, 6:30pm

Nature Tuesday Family Birdwatching

All ages - enjoy a short talk on birdwatching for families and youth in Lafayette followed by fun, hands-on activities that further open up the wonderful world of birds.

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Shop the Friends book sale, April 15-23

Book Sale March 2022

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: 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: January 18, 2023

Maker Drop In Hours

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 3, 2023

Winter/Spring Storytimes

Kids enjoy a storytime at the Lafayette Public Library.

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

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