Staff Picks for February

It’s still winter – dark and chilly, the perfect time for coffees, teas, and books. And we have a whole list of current favorites this month, thanks to our ever-reading staff.

Take a sip- like the best warming drinks, they pull you in with deliciousness. Everything is available in our catalog – so enjoy! Continue reading Staff Picks for February

Lafayette Reads! – The Newcomers

Lafayette ReadsHave you read the next book selection for Lafayette READS yet?

Our upcoming choice is The Newcomers by Helen Thorpe, a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a public high school learn English and become Americans, in the care of a compassionate teacher. Read the book, and join the discussion on March 18, 6 pm at Lafayette Public Library.

Buzz about the book, and the Denver students at the heart of it:
Continue reading Lafayette Reads! – The Newcomers

Winter Break Reading Challenge Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Winter Break Reading Challenge. Here are the randomly drawn winners from the challenge. They will each be receiving a book and other fun prizes.

  • Birth – Preschool Winner: Hannah B.
  • K-2nd Grade Winner: Gianna Z.
  • 3rd – 5th Grade Winner: Andrew C.
  • 6th-8th Grade Winner: Kyle B.
  • 9th – 12th Grade Winner: Oskar H.
  • Adult Winner: Norma V.

Dominique, Youth Services Librarian & Katie, Outreach Librarian