The Lafayette Public Library wants avid readers to challenge themselves in 2014. The 100 Book Club is a new program that encourages reading 100 books in a calendar year. Registrations is always open, and participants who have read 100 books can receive a club t-shirt, a seal for their library... more »
Residents in Iberia Parish are fighting to make sure money isn't cut from the library's budget.
The Iberia Parish council will vote to introduce a proposition diverting funds from the library's current budget to fund the levee district.
The levee tax failed earlier this year. Now, one council... more »
KATC and the United Way of Acadiana are handing out more than ten thousand books this week to students at schools across Acadiana.
This is made possible because of Acadiana's generosity during our second annual Day of Literacy in March. Hundreds of new and gently used books were donated... more »
The Iberia Parish Library will be opening its first ever Cyber Cafe on Thursday, January 3, 2013. The opening ceremony will last from 11:30am until 4:00pm. All lovers of books and the net are invited to celebrate this momentous event. The meeting will take place in the large meeting room... more »
LAFAYETTE, La. - In the spirit of the holiday season, Barnes & Noble is hosting its annual Holiday Book Drive to give the gift of literacy to children in Acadiana. The Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive is an annual program that provides customers with the opportunity to purchase a... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state will close the books on the last budget year with a $108 million deficit, and agencies will be cut this fiscal year to close that gap. That's according to Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater, the governor's top budget adviser. Rainwater said he called... more »
The Lafayette Police Department has received multiple complaints of persons soliciting the sale of books in neighborhoods within the City of Lafayette. In both reported instances the suspect was a thin young white female with glasses. The suspect advises the victims that she is attempting to raise money to attend... more »
Barnes & Noble still has "gift wrapping openings" for those who would like to help wrap Christmas presents. Selected dates are November 27 & 29 as well as December 14 - 17 and 24th.
For more information call the Barnes & Noble Community Relations Manager at 989-4142.