WELCOME TO THE LAFAYETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY!
Libraries are essential pillars of our democracy: they make us better citizens
by providing free and equal access to information, resources, and ideas.
Libraries are also central pillars of our humanity: they offer the chance to
explore the lives of others, their varied perspectives, and unique sufferings.
We are committed to serving as a safe space for people to connect, learn, and
grow with and from one another. Systemic racism, prejudice, and discrimination are counter to our mission and values, and we reject them in all their forms. We stand with library workers, with library users, and with members of the community we serve and support who have been mistreated, endangered, or threatened, simply for being who they are
Don't forget about the online databases. Go to here for the online learning Center.
For downloadable materials click here.
On that page you can also find children's materials. Just scroll down to "Tumble Books" And "Tumble Math".
Questions about how to use your library card (e.g. "placing holds, card registration, etc.) click here
For those wishing to educate themselves further about the problems of inequality
embedded in our society, we encourage you to explore the following lists of
resources by clicking on these links:
Also, check out "Items of the month" by
LaFayette Public Library
2577 Rt. 11 North
PO Box 379
LaFayette, NY 13084
There is no doubt that there is a digital divide, which has been emphasized during the Covid pandemic. The Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board has developed a survey to nail down the areas that have (and more significantly don't have) broadband access. The link to the survey is here. Contact your local library for the paper version
Mondays: 10:00am - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10:00am - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00am - 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00am - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00am - 2:00pm*
*Closed Saturdays July - Thru Labor Day
We are now open without appointments. Feel free to come and browse, use computers, pick up hold, etc. We still ask that you wear a mask inside the building, use hand sanitizer and maintain a safe social distance. Thanks for your continued cooperation!