Adult Book Discussion Club
The West Lafayette Adult Book Discussion Club is held the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Lafayette Pointe activities room, 620 E Main Street, conveniently located across the street from the West Lafayette Branch Library. To reserve a copy of the book, call the West Lafayette Branch at 740-545-6672.
Click here for the 2018 Reading List
B.E.S.T. Night @ The Branch
Books. Electronics. Snacks. Teens. It's the best night for teens to be at the Branch! Grades 7-12 are invited to the Branch library for this after hours program from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Teens will enjoy laptops, gaming systems, booktalks, friends and snacks. This is a must attend event for all teens. Check your email, Facebook, play online games, catch up on homework, find a new read, and so much more. Space is limited. Must be registered the Monday before the event date.
Coffee Chat for Readers
Adults are invited to the West Lafayette Branch for a Coffee Chat program held bi-monthly on the 3rd Wednesday from 9:00-10:00 a.m. New and bestselling fiction and non-fiction books will be featured with hot coffee and tea. This Reader's Advisory program will help you decide what to read next. Andrea Schweitzer Smith, Branch Manager, will host the lively book talk. You won't want to miss this opportunity to get New Leads on Great Reads!
Offered on Tuesday mornings: February - April and September - December
Lapsit – (ages 0-3) - 10:00-10:30 a.m.
For babies and toddlers, birth to three years, plus parent or caregiver, focusing on early literacy and socialization skills through rhyme, rhythm, fingerplays, and music, all from the security of the parent's lap. We spend 20 minutes on a structured circletime, read the shortest of stories, and then enjoy parachute play, art projects, musical instruments, bubbles, or other fun activities.
Letterland – (ages 3-6) - 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Join us each week this year for our Preschool Storytime as we travel to a place called Letterland. We will meet engaging letter characters, read theme-related stories and sing songs, learn rhymes, do Brain Gym, and make crafts.
Featured Monthly Art Exhibits
Original artwork is featured monthly at the West Lafayette Branch Library by area artists during the months of January through December. Stop by the Branch during regular business hours to view the exhibit.
Monday-Wednesday 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Thursday-Friday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
All Programs and Events are free of charge and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.