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Lafayette Library reminds patrons of digital resources

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 12:16:37-04

As many people will find themselves close to home in the coming weeks, the Lafayette Public Library offers plenty of free resources available to download or use at home. All you need is a library card!

To explore the library's databases, click here. If you have trouble accessing these services, feel free to call any of the five regional libraries for assistance.

Here are more featured library services:

Homework Louisiana offers FREE online tutoring, test preparation, and academic resources to library patrons at homeworkla.org/lafayette. Through a partnership with the State Library of Louisiana, live tutors and access to study resources are available 24/7 from home.

Learning Express Library is a comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, and career preparation for both students and adults.

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of more than 1,100 children's eBooks for entertainment and educational reading (available in English, French, and Spanish).

Lynda.com is an online video tutorial platform to help you add business, software, technology, and creative knowledge to your skill set. Think YouTube, but for professional growth.

Libby, by OverDrive allows you to access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks from the Library's online catalog. It takes just a few steps to find and borrow a title.

Drive-Thru Services are currently available at the five regional libraries throughout Lafayette Parish. You can place holds on library materials by using your library card online or by calling one of our five regional libraries (North Regional, South Regional, East Regional, West Regional and Main Libraries).

Download the LPL Mobile app on your iPhone or Android device by searching "Lafayette Public Library" in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once you've downloaded the app, simply log in using your library card number and PIN, and all your information will be available.

The best news is that all Lafayette Parish School System students can use their School ID as a library card number to checkout or use our online resources. Click here to learn details about the Student ID program.

Need a Library card? If you live, work, or attend school in Lafayette Parish, then you qualify for one. T

he library is now taking applications at our drive-thru windows or you can apply online to get a card within a day here.

Please call your nearby library if you have questions or need to replace your card.