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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Historical Exhibit at The Collective

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Racism & Discrimination at the Lafayette Swimming Pool, 1934

Friday, September 4 - October 11A historical exhibit examining the events in Lafayette from the 1930s, when the first Lafayette Swimming Pool was built and then shuttered. The exhibit, which ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

The Collective Hours

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Due to COVID restrictions, The Collective is open 4 days a week and is following appropriate precautions. 

Tues./Mart. 10am-5pm

Fri./Vier.     10am-7pm

Sat./Sab.    10am-5pm

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City email is currently down

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City phones are now operational. For a full list of phone numbers, see here:  If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency dispatch number 303-441-4444.

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Provide input on the City's Planning and Building Director candidates

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The City of Lafayette is in the process of hiring a Planning and Building Director and is seeking public input on two finalists. The Planning and Building Director is a vital part of the City’s executive team, a strong leader for the department,...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Utility billing update September 2020

Utility Billing Information

leer en españolIn late July, the City encountered a cyberattack which disabled the Finance Department’s ability to process bills and utility customers’ ability to pay bills online. These systems are now operational....

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Actualización de la factura de servicio público

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A finales de julio, la ciudad se encontró con un ciberataque que desactivó la capacidad del Departamento de Finanzas para procesar las facturas y la habilidad para los clientes de servicios públicos p...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

There’s a new way to get around the City of Lafayette, and it’s free to use!

Boulder County Transit is now offering Ride Free Lafayette, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafay...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Bike webinars on Sept. 23 and Oct. 14

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Bike Maintenance 101 WebinarDate: Wednesday, Sept. 23 5:30 to 6:30pm

Commuting Solutions, the City of Lafayette, and  the City of Louisville invite the community to learn about bike maintenance from e-bike of Colorado during our Bike Maintenance 1...

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City News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

September Lafayette Connection newsletter

Lafayette Connection

The Lafayette Connection newsletter, encourages residents to Be a Part of It and engage in information about Community Life, Healthy Lifestyles, and Sustainable Living in Lafayette. Regular features will inform readers about important and exciting things ...

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City News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Community Message from City Administrator Fritz Sprague

Community Message

Dear Lafayette Community-

I hope this message finds you all safe, happy, and healthy. 2020 has been a year of many unprecedented challenges for all of us – from the COVID-19 pandemic to social injustice. Most recently, the City of Lafayette fell ...

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City News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Notice of security breach for City of Lafayette residents, employees, and customers

Notice of Security Breach

NOTICE OF SECURITY BREACH – August 24, 2020This public notice is intended to advise residents, employees, and customers of an incident involving a cyberattack on the City of Lafayette’s computer network system, and possible se...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Cyberattack causes City computer outage

News Release

In the early morning hours of July 27, a ransomware cyberattack on the City’s computer system disabled network services resulting in disruptions to phone service, email, and online payment and reservation systems. 9-1-1 and emergency dispatch se...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency

On Aug. 3, City Administrator Fritz Sprague enacted a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to a Cyberattack that caused the outage of City computers. The Declaration allows for outside assistance from the State, neighboring jurisdi...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Colorado Statewide mask order

Governor Jared Polis announced a Statewide mask order on July 16, directing Coloradans to wear a face covering while indoors. This Executive Order goes into effect at midnight, July 17. 

“Wearing a mask is an easy and highly effective wa...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Lafayette City Council reaffirms Resolution No. 2016-96 & signs My Brother’s Keeper Alliance pledge

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On Tuesday, July 7, the Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation reaffirming Resolution No. 2016-96 and Lafayette‘s commitment to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community ensuring equal protection and services for all residents. In add...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of Lafayette 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) Consumer Confidence Rule

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City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2020 water quality report. This report provides information about Lafayette’s water. The City’s goal is to provide safe and dependable drinking water.

For questio...

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Posted on: July 26, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market returns with Thursday curbside pickup

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The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Boulder County Public Health urges parents to help their children wear a face covering

Boulder County Public Health reminds parents that children older than 2 years old should wear face coverings too. Children can carry and transmit the virus to others, including vulnerable adults.

“We did not make it a requirement in our face cove...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market every Thursday with curbside pickup

2020 Farmers market

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available.  These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council.

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council affirming the need for racial equity

City Council Statement

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to effect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Access City of Lafayette services online or over the phone

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As of noon on March 16, 2020 all City of Lafayette buildings are closed to public including city hall. All municipal business will continue as normal with services switching to all online or over the phone where applicable.

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Clinica Family Health offers COVID-19 testing for the general public

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinica Family Health and Boulder County Public Health are partnering to offer testing for COVID-19 to the general public experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Testing is available at Clinica’s Lafayette drive-...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Watch the COVID-19 Q&A video featuring Mayor Jamie Harkins

Mayor Harkins Covid-19 Q&A video

Join Lafayette Mayor Jamie Harkins as she walks you through some of the best practices and frequently asked questions surrounding the COVID-19 virus.

WATCH the video here.

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WATCH Mayor Jamie Harkins' video..... City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

La información de COVID-19 está disponible en español

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La Ciudad tiene información y varios recursos de COVID-19 disponibles en español en nuestra página web aquí:

Lea el mensaje del 27 de marzo a la comunidad del Administrador de la Ciudad Fritz Sprague aqu&iacu...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency regarding COVID-19

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On March 17, 2020, the Lafayette City Council adopted and incorporated a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency. This action is in response to the imminent threat and widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is in line with recommendations from t...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan

We need your input to honor our past and shape the future!

Necesitamos tu ayuda para crear una Visión para la Comunidad y un Plan Integral para los próximos 20 años de LafayetteVisitar www.legacylafayette.org The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Lafayette is matching EnergySmart rebates!

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Make your home more comfortable, healthier, and more efficient! 

The City of Lafayette is partnering with Boulder County’s EnergySmart program to help residents improve their home’s energy efficiency. For a limited time, the Ci...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

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The City of Lafayette values residents’ opinions and believes effective community participation is an essential part of productive and successful municipal projects.  This is especially significant right now as we continue working on a ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

The Lafayette City Council is committed to exercising their limited municipal regulatory authority to minimize oil and gas impacts on the community. Oil and gas development is an activity regulated at the state level. Existing state law - solidified by Co...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

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The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Services Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older populatio...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Looking for Activate Lafayette mobile app assistance

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The Activate Lafayette mobile app puts placemaking and interactive experiences at your fingertips! This fun and informative tool allows users to engage with community amenities, learn about local history, check-in at points of interest, get active on trai...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Bike webinars - learn more about bike maintenance and e-bikes!

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Bike Maintenance 101 Webinar

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 23 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Commuting Solutions, the City of Louisville and the City of Lafayette invite the community to come learn about bike maintenance from e-bike of Colorado during our Bike Maintenance 101 ...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Lafayette is matching EnergySmart rebates!

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Make your home more comfortable, healthier and more efficient! The City of Lafayette is partnering with Boulder County’s EnergySmart program to help residents improve their home’s energy efficiency. For a limited time, the City is matc...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

  • Join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)! To apply, read the position information on here, and submit your application, resume, and a letter of interest. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.
  • Deadline: none.
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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

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Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

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In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

Curbside Hold Pickup - hours and details

Library Curbside Hold Pickup

Place items on hold using our online catalog, or call us at 303-665-5200 to request items.

After you receive notice that your requested items are available for pickup, you make make a Curbside Pickup appointments! Slots are available: Monday 10am-4pm, Tues...

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

New - grab bags for adults, kids, or teens!

Grab Bags for adults, kids, and teens

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: September 7, 2020

View Library status, get a card, download, and more!

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

LafayetteREADS: upcoming virtual discussions of White Fragility

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The Lafayette Public Library is dedicating the next year of LafayetteREADS to reading the stories and histories that define systemic racism and racial inequity in America. Our first selection is White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People...

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

Support the Library - donate online!

Support the Library - Donate Online

Now it’s easier than ever to give financial support to the Lafayette Public Library, through the Friends of the Lafayette Library Colorado Foundation! Donate directly from our website with a credit card using PayPal, a safe and secure way to hel...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19: links and resources

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Información general para COVID-19. Para obtener información en español, haga clic en el botón en la parte inferior de la página. 

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Lafayette Library is fine free!

Learn about Fine Free 2020

Stuck in traffic? Kids home sick? Book temporarily lost under the couch? Life happens. The Lafayette Public Library wants everyone to bring their materials back in a timely manner but understands that unexpected challenges arise and sometimes library mate...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Enjoy Tumblebooks through August!

Tumblebooks: audio and ebooks for all ages

Tumblebooks is now available for free through the Lafayette Library until August 30, 2020!

Enjoy all of the following:

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

New York Times online - Enjoy unlimited free access

Enjoy free access to The New York Times online!

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

The New York Times enables our Library members to have three-day sessions with unlimited access; e...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Try Libby for eBooks & eAudio

Use Libby for free Library eBooks and eAudiobooks

Did you know the Library has thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use Libby right from the website app, or get the app for your phone or tablet - it takes just a few ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Consumer Reports Website - Free Access!

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The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library gives you access to free, popular emagazines and graphic novels, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). Make an account using our link...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a simple, fun approach to helping young kids gain early literacy skills, and the confidence necessary to become strong readers.

How does it work?

  • Read a book, any book, to your child - newborn, infant, or toddler. ...
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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Research Your Family History with MyHeritage

Access MyHeritage to research your family history

Enjoy MyHeritage from home to research your family history! MyHeritage has comprehensive genealogy resources, with billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centur...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Lafayette Historical Newspapers Online - More Years Added Regularly!

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Have you had a chance to check out the online archive of early editions of Lafayette newspapers? The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are  available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection, with more dates ad...

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

ReferenceUSA - business leads and more!

ReferenceUSA - Access for free for info on businesses, residences, job opportunities and more!

You now have free access to ReferenceUSA with your Lafayette Library card! ReferenceUSA is a powerful research tool which provides access to several useful databases, including:

  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. Standard White Pages
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships
  • U.S. Healthcare...
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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Auto Repair Source - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium Auto Repair Source database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website Auto Repair Source (formerly AutoMate). Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicle...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

The Friends are not accepting donations, or selling books, at this time

The Friends of the Library book shop is closed until further notice during the COVID-19 health situation. The Friends are not able to accept book donations at this time. Thanks for supporting the Library and your continued patience!

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Library phones restored

The Library phone system is restored. If you have a Curbside Hold Pickup appointment today, you may use 303-661-1160 when you arrive to pick up your curbside hold items. You may call 303-665-5200 to make new appointments, or do that online using our Curbs...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

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  • Closed: appointments available for no-contact Curbside Pickup Service. View FAQs | Once notified your items are ready, use our Curbside Calendar.
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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coach

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraiser or Member

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partner

Did You Know... 

Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or ne...
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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Makerspace - Mentor or Workshop Leader

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City email is currently down

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City phones are now operational. For a full list of phone numbers, see here:  If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency dispatch number 303-441-4444.

City email is down and temporary department emails have ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

View a list of available park amenities...

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Using parks, playgrounds, and trails during the Stay at Home Order

On March 25, Gov. Polis issued a state-wide Stay at Home Order directing all Coloradans to stay at home and avoid contact with people outside their household in an effort to limit the sprea...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

Join the Historic Preservation Board Planning and Building
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City email is currently down

City internet and phones

City phones are now operational. For a full list of phone numbers, see here:  If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency dispatch number 303-441-4444.

City email is down and temporary department emails have ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Don't Fall for Coronavirus Scams

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Boulder County District Attorney's Office shares tips to avoid current scams during COVID19. Information is in English and Spanish.

Don't Fall for Coronavirus Scams Police

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Water taste change for drinking water in Lafayette.

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City of Lafayette water customers may notice a slight change in the taste of drinking water over the next several weeks as annual changes to water sources are implemented.  The City receives water from a variety of mountain snowmelt sources and s...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City of Lafayette 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) Consumer Confidence Rule

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This report provides information about Lafayette’s water. The City’s goal is to provide safe and dependable drinking water. For questions or to learn about public participation opportunities that may affect water quality, call the Publ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

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City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.

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Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Removal of speed radar signs

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There are a number of pole mounted radar speed signs located throughout the City of Lafayette. Several of these signs are mounted on facilities (poles) owned by Xcel Energy. Due to load bearing safety concerns, Xcel has requested the removal of these rada...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Strength & Conditioning for Middle and High school ages.

Strength & Conditioning for Middle and High School

Calling middle and high school online class takers, athletes in the offseason, and anyone else who needs to MOVE!  Strength and Conditioning for Middle or High School, designed and taught by a certified personal trainer, will improve all fitness ...

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Recreation
Posted on: June 19, 2020

NEW sessions for outdoor fitness.

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The sun is still shinning and Bob Burger Recreation is taking advantage and offering group fitness outside. Soak in some vitamin-D and feel good while working up a sweat.

These are fee based classes, please make payment at the Recreation Center Service Des...

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Recreation
Posted on: July 22, 2020

City of Lafayette Recreation REOPENING Information

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Dear Lafayette Community,

The Lafayette Parks Recreation & Open Space Department is excited to announce we are  opening recreation facilities and resuming services. The recent order issued by the State of Colorado and the guidelines issued by ...

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Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reserve family swim time

FAMILY SWIM TIME

The Bob Burger Recreation Center Rose Lueras Pool is excited to offer family swim times all week long. Enjoy playing in one of our pools. Reserve the Play Pool with two slides and a mushroom waterfall that offer lots of opportunities for fun suitable for ...

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Recreation
Posted on: June 16, 2020

REOPENING - FAQ's

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What will accessing the Bob Burger Recreation Center look like beginning June 24?

You’ll find plenty of space to choose your exercise activity, while maintaining physical distance from others! A limited number of people will be permitted to enter...

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Recreation
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Outdoor Pickleball

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Pickleball is back and we’re taking it outside!

Outdoor PIckleball will be played at the BBRC In-Line Rink from 7-10am on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays starting June 15. Players will be able to sign up 24 hours in advance on GroupEx Pro. A maxi...

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Reserve here starting 6/14 Recreation
Posted on: March 3, 2020

General information for COVID-19

Colorado help line 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911

Para obtener información en español, haga clic en este botón en la parte inferior de la página.

Below are the actions underway by the state and county health departments, as well as information residents should b...

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MORE information from the CDC.... Recreation
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

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The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. The Senior Advisory Board of Lafayette Senior Services advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of La...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Planned by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee, 

Lafayette's 15th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace and Celebration will be held on:

  • Monday, January 20, 2020.
  • The event will commence at 11:30 a.m. at Angevine Middle School (1150 W So...
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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: March 21, 2019

CANCELED Lafayette's 16th Annual Cesar Chavez Convivio

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and other civil rights heroes during:

Lafayette’s annual Cesar Chavez "Convivio" or community gathering! 

Date: April 4, 2020

Time: 12:00PM-2:30PM

Location: Alicia San...

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Additional Info... Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

CANCELED Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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THIS YEARS EASTER EGG HUNT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department as we host our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 

This is a free event, please arrive early and get your spot before the start time. 

 

The Easter ...
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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

CANCELED Screen Free Week - Apr. 27 - May 3

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Due to the current circumstances Screen Free Week has been canceled.

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Screen Free Week 2020

The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational. educational and professional use. Get...

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Click Here to Register! Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

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Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Rockies Skill Challenge!

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Test your skills in base running, batting and throwing! This FREE event, for boys and girls ages 6-13 is held every June. There will be separate divisions for boys and girls and awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at each level of competition. All e...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Park n' Flick Movie Nights

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2020 Park n’ Flick Movie Nights

Gather your family, pack up the car, and join us for a movie in the parking lot of the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Tune in your FM radio and relax in the comfort of your car.Sign-up for our mailing lists or like ...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Concert in the Park

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This FREE summer concert is the time to kick back and enjoy the tunes at Waneka Lake. 

5th Gear Funk

July 17, 2019

7-8:30pm

Waneka Park; 1600 Caria Dr

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View the 2019 Event! Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 27, 2018

"Try"athalon

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A "Try-Athlon" is designed for participants to experience what a real triathlon would look like in a modified format. 

Participate in a swimming, biking, and running course at shortened distances. 

Divisions will be split into ag...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Fall Festival!

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Fall Festival is a spooky good time! We celebrate fall all month long with three great events that culminate at our Fall Festival at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Learn the winners of the city-wide window painting contest, race a pumpkin through the L...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

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Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2NNNj8x

Registration cut offs change each year - please use the link above to view the cut off for this year, and the dates Santa wil...

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News

Posted on: July 26, 2020

New Ride Free Lafayette bus service starts July 20

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Boulder County is pleased to announce the new Ride Free Lafayette program, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafayette, CO. Service begins on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Residents and visitors can use ...

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Older Adult Resource Quick List to Refer to During Covid 19 Closure

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We are still here to support older adults in Lafayette.  If you are struggling to get the supplies you need, or need any other type of assistance, please reach out to the Senior Center for assistance in finding solutions.

Senior Center –...

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Implements Service Changes During COVID-19

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Click on the link to learn about service changes to the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/COBOULDER/bulletins/2821f02

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 3, 2020

General information for COVID-19

Colorado help line 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911

Para obtener información en español, haga clic en este botón en la parte inferior de la página.

Below are the actions underway by the state and county health departments, as well as information residents should b...

Read on...

MORE information from the CDC.... Senior Services
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

join the senior advisory board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Services Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older populatio...

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Senior Services
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Lafayette named first Colorado Bird City

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Celebrate by attending the 6th annual Bird Migration Day on September 22 Environment for the Americas has designated the City of Lafayette as the very first Bird City in Colorado. Lafayette has proven its appreciation for birds through its growin...

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Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Watch the Lafayette 2019 Year in Review video

2019 Year in Review video

2020 will be a year of analysis and implementing plans to secure a successful future for Lafayette. As we’ve begun our focus on the new year, here’s a look back at some of the primary activities from 2019 that helped us arrive at this ...

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WATCH the 2019 Year in Review video... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #13 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list for 2019

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Lafayette has earned a #13 spot on the top list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Divers...
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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Why all the cool shops are moving to Lafayette!

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5280 Neighborhood Guide: Lafayette

There has never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant city in Boulder County

by Callie Sumlin - 5280 Magazine, August 2018

The 2014 opening of Big Red F’s Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette promised more than ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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MORE Lafayette awards and designations... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

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Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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