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DIY WordPress Class for Adults – Presented by gooWee

Ever want to do your own blog, or even build an entire website?

Join us (no signup necessary) at the Lafayette Public Library on Friday, November 8 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm to learn how to create and host your own WordPress website. This class is taught by web design pros at gooWoo LLC. If you’re a small business owner or startup in need of a web presence and you’re on a budget or like to tinker, this is the right place for you! Make sure to bring a laptop with you to this class.

Since this class runs during lunch, feel free to bring food for yourself or a snack!

Day of the Dead, Día de Muertos

Day of the Dead SkullDay of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, is celebrated in Mexico and throughout Latin America around All Saints Day; October 31, and November 1 – 2.

Join us for the Library’s Celebration of Day of the Dead on Saturday, October 26, 10:30 am – 1 pm.  View altars made by Lafayette community members throughout the Library.  Grupo Folklórico El Latir de México share their elegant dances and costumes, and there are opportunities to decorate sugar skulls, make Catrina headbands, and have your face painted.

Find out more on the significance of Día de los Muertos altars, and read on for more background on the holiday. Continue reading Day of the Dead, Día de Muertos

June Book Displays

Staff works quietly and diligently to update materials displays around the Library, with additional help provided by our fantastic volunteers. Take a look at some of what we have on display this month:

  • Lobby: Immigrant Heritage Month
  • Adult Nonfiction: Alzheimer’s Awareness and Brain Health
  • Adult Fiction: Take A Trip! (books with international settings)
  • Kid Zone: Get Outside and Science Nonfiction Youth
  • Table near DVDs: Audio Book Month
  • Teen Zone: LGBTQ – Pride Month