Calling all teens! It is time to vote for the Colorado Blue Spruce YA Book Award! This award is unique in being entirely nominated and voted for by teens. Let your voice be heard!! All votes must be cast by December 31st at 11:59 pm. Go to http://www.coloradobluespruceaward.org/ and tap VOTE button.
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 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.
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