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Posted on: May 14, 2021

May Library Newsletter

May Newsletter

Find out everything happening in May and beyond at the Lafayette Public Library.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Martin Ogle webinar: "In the Eye of the Hawk: Reflections on the Circle of Life"

Register for a Martin Ogle Zoom presentation, "In the Eye of the Hawk," on May 20.

Register now to join Lafayette Open Space and naturalist Martin Ogle for an all-ages virtual presentation on Thursday, May 20, inspired by observations shared in his book “In the Eye of the Hawk."

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Donate blood on Thursday, May 27 at the Library

City of Lafayette Vitalant mobile blood drive, Thursday, March 11 from 10am-2:30pm

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

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Teen summer volunteer positions: earn credit and have fun!

Teens - sign up to volunteer at the Lafayette Public Library!

Teens in grades 6-12 - help run the Library Summer Reading program, or mentor kids in tech or writing projects. Have fun, earn credit, and help out!

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

All-ages Summer Reading starts June 1

Lafayette Summer Reading 2021 for all ages is June 1-July 31

Summer Reading runs June 1-July 31. Read books. Have fun. Earn prizes! Help us meet our community reading goal of 400,000 minutes.

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

June Writing Buddies

Kids in grades 3-5 - register for June Writing Buddies with teen mentors!

Kids in grades 3-5 - sign up now to for our in-person June session: write, brainstorm, and play games with teen volunteers for an hour each week starting June 9.

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Posted on: April 7, 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

Tech to Connect: Donate your iPad

Donate iPads at the Library for Tech to Connect

Help connect an isolated older adult find connection to friends, family, and resources.

The Lafayette Public Library has partnered with Tech to Connect to support their mission to create heartfelt interaction for those in need of connection.

Tech to Connect provides Apple iPad devices for Boulder County older adults in need of connection, esp...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

LafayetteREADS adults and teen book selections for June and July

LafayetteREADS selections for June and July 2021

Read the "The Yellow House" by Sarah M. Broom. Free copies are available (while supplies last) when you sign up for our June discussion. In July, teens will explore "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo.

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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: 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: 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: April 5, 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 during Library hours (Tuesday-Sun...

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