Posted on: April 29, 2016

Betsy Stroomer, Library Director, Retires

Betsy Stroomer

Nearly 20 years ago, when I started my job as a librarian at the Lafayette Public Library, the library occupied 3,000 square feet in city hall. (Lafayette Chamber of Commerce offices are located in that space today.) Story times took place in the city...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Teens: Apply now to be a Big Buddy reading mentor this summer!

Reading Buddies is a fun, high-impact program that pairs teen mentors entering grades 7-12 with kids in grades 1-3 to play games and explore books.Teen Big Buddies receive training and support, have unique and meaningful experiences, and feel the joy of h...Read on...

Learn more and apply by May 16
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Little Buddies wanted for Summer Reading Buddies & Writing Buddies!

Reading Buddies is a free, award-winning reading enrichment program that pairs rising 1st-3rd graders with volunteers in 7th-12th grades. Buddies meet once a week to read together one-on-one, play literacy games, and do group activities. At the end of the...Read on...

Learn more and apply by June 1
Posted on: April 4, 2016

Seeking teens and adults for summer volunteer positions!

It takes a whole village of volunteers to create a warm, friendly, and accessible summer library experience. Be part of our village..volunteer!

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