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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Get your GED or high school equivalency from the Learning Source at the Library!

GED Learning Source

The Learning Source is hosting Fall High School Equivalency and GED Classes at the Lafayette Public Library. In-person and virtual sessions are available.

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Teens - help out with a NASA/Space Scientist Institute research program

SpaceScienceNasa

Teens - attend a session on Sept. 30 explaining how to participate in an exciting research opportunity. Read the details, than fill out our Teen Team volunteer form in order to get signed up to attend this info session.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Free COVID-19 test kits: currently out of stock

Bumblebasket COVID-19 Test Lockers

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.

Centaurus High School student Kenner Galdamez Sosas, founder of Bumblebasket, a free COVID-19 test delivery service, has partnered with the Lafayette Public Library to provide residents with easy access to COVID-19 kits through a locker distribution cente...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Calling all teens for Fall volunteer opportunities

Teen helps kids in the Library Maker Buddies program

The Lafayette Public Library is looking for teen volunteers for several upcoming opportunities. There are lots of ways to have fun, earn credit, and help out!

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

September Library Newsletter

September newsletter header

Find out everything happening in September at the Lafayette Public Library.

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Reading Buddies starts Sept. 9!

Reading Buddies

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.

 

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Learn 3D printing with in-person Maker Buddies this October

3D prints

Kids in grades 3-5 - Meet with teen volunteers on Wednesdays in October to design projects to print on our 3D printer.

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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Teen Tabletop Games, Saturdays 1-5pm

Teen Games

Teens in grades 6-12 - drop in with friends (or make new ones) at our weekly Saturday board game and RPG meetup.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

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

Lost Lafayette by Doug Connaroe

Doug Connaroe discusses "Our Darkest Decade: How Roots of Racism Took Hold in Lafayette," Monday, Sept. 27 at 7pm on Zoom.

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Fall storytime schedule - where and when!

Storytimes outside

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.)

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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: 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: January 6, 2021

Print your 3D project!

Makerspace projects on the Prusa 3D printer

Lafayette Library cardholders may submit files to print in the Studio 775 Mini-Makerspace and pick them up in the Lobby.

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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!

Sister Carmen provides services for those struggling...

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Posted on: April 13, 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.

The Lafayette Public Library is now open for limited browsing, in-person holds pickup inside the Lobby, and limited computer use (appointments recommended). Anyone with holds ready to pick up may come into the Lobby to check them out. Cloth facial coverin...

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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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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Your Library, Your Story: Director Melissa Hisel

Share your library story or memory

Watch an interview with our director, read the community's stories, and share your library story or memory!

At the Lafayette Public Library, we believe that Libraries = Strong Communities and that the story of a library is the story of the people who use it. In this video, our Library Director, Melissa Hisel, describes the vital role of libraries.

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

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.

Library Status

Public access: Open ...

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