books  2014's Fall Book Fair sponsored by the Friends of the Library and

the West Lafayette Public Library begins October 31 and runs through Friday, November 7.

See our flyer HERE.

WLPL & The Bach Chorale Singers Film Series Present:

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Saturday, October 25 at 1pm

at The West Lafayette Public Library

126 min Rated G

Fantasia, Walt Disney's animated masterpiece of the 1940s, brings to life some of the great works of Western classical music. Fun for the entire family, watch alligators, ostriches, and hippos dance to Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours”, Greek Gods and mystical creatures illustrate Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, and Mickey Mouse in the title role of Paul Dukas’ “The Sorceror’s Apprentice.”


Family Fun Day 2014


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1:00pm - 4:00pm

This year the Morton Community Center joins the fun!

Live entertainment from One Size Fits All & The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra

Tour a police car & fire truck and meet officers from the West Lafayette Police & Fire Departments

Free popcorn from the folks at Longhouse Farms

...and much more!


Sponsored By:


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Friends Fall Book Fair begins October 31, 2014

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Children's eBooks

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More ebooks for kids at http://www.storylineonline.net/

Ongoing Children's Programs


Learn more about "Reading to the Dogs" & "Reading to the Cat and Dogs" - Read the article below the monthly children's department news to learn more about these programs.  Check the monthly news to learn the date and location of the reading sessions. There are no programs in May or August.  Registration is always required by the day before the reading session.  You may register by phone or in person.

Lapsit for babies & toddlers who are too young to sit quietly for the regular story time and their parents or other caregivers.  Mondays at 10:30 am and 11:15 am in the Children's Program Room. Lead by Volunteer Amanda Barche Lindberg from Ivy Tech. This is a good opportunity for families to make new friends and have fun at the library.

Story time is held each Tuesday at 10:30 am, Thursday at 4:00 pm, and Friday at 10:30 am in the Children's Program Room. Come and listen to Miss Linda read stories and help children create a craft. Parents and caregivers are expected to attend with their children. Programs are designed for 2 to 5 year olds, but older children are welcome to attend. 

Many other special programs are held throughout the year.

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