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Floor Plan
Main Library
Community Hall
Corner Book Shop
Bookmark Café
Historical Society
Foundation Office
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Public Art
Living Media Wall
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Sweet ThursdayMAIN Library

With its vast resources and comfortable seating areas, the relaxed ambience of the Lafayette Library invites you to find a quiet place to investigate new ideas, or simply settle in with your laptop or that book you've been longing to read. A welcoming room that can accommodate gatherings of all sorts and sizes, the facility exceeds 30,000 square feet compared with the prior library's 6,720, and offers all this and more:

  • mainEver-expanding collection of 75,000 books, periodicals and audiovisual materials
  • 43 public computers, Technology Lab and wireless connection throughout
  • 186 reader seats, including easy chairs, tables and lounges
  • Teen Center, Homework Center and 3 group study/meeting rooms
  • Spacious adult area with quiet corners for reading and studying
  • Separate Children's Area with kid-friendly shelves and "book nooks"
  • Amphitheater-style Story Corner and class space
  • ADA-compliant access
  • Outdoor meeting and reading areas
  • Fully automated, drive-thru book return and state-of-the-art book tracking system