Books & Beyond

  1. When a Book Is a Better Gift Than a Toy

    Yes, we all love toys, but might there be alternatives to give as gifts?We think so, and of course we think the better gift is a book. Our friends at Brightly agree – Read on for their opinion – 10 Times When a Book Is a Better Gift Than... Read on...

  2. November Writing Contest Winners 2018

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our National Novel Writing Month contest. Here are the winners from our Enter-to-Win! They will each be receiving a book and other writing related goodies. You can read their short stories or comics by... Read on...

  3. November Writing Contest Entry: Ahron H

    Even though we are no longer taking submissions, you can still read all about our National Novel Writing Month Contest for grades K-12. Stay tuned: we will be announcing winners in the coming week! The Lego Pirate Story By Ahron H Chapter... Read on...

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  1. Kids and teens in grades 3-12 - register to make ornaments, Mon., Dec. 10 at 5 pm
  1. Lafayette Reads Book Discussion of Less, Mon., Dec. 10 at 6:00 pm
  1. Teen Collection Connection, Weds., Dec. 12 at 4 pm
  1. Lafayette Birds presentation, Weds., Dec. 12 at 6 pm