Evergreen Indiana online catalog and services unavailable December 23 - 28

Pardon the interruption.......Evergreen Indiana will be "down for service" from

late in the day on Tuesday December 23 until Sunday December 28.

While Evergreen is "down for service" you will not be able to look up books/videos/cds or renew items. 


You CAN use the Library in person duirng the Library's open hours (please see special holiday hours elsewhere on this library page). 

And you CAN use the Library's ebook service, Overdrive, while Evergreen Indiana is unavailable.


Thank you for your patience.

The Bach Chorale Singers and WLPL Present:


Night at the OperaSaturday, January 17 @ 1pm

at the West Lafayette Public Library

92 min Unrated

Let the Marx Brothers introduce your family to opera!  In this comedy, a sly business manager and his wacky friends humiliate their stuffy and snobbish enemies while helping two star-crossed young lovers achieve success as opera singers.  Often considered to be one of the Marx Brothers best films, the movie features  music from Verdi’s Il Trovatore and Leoncavallo’s opera      Pagliacci.  

This Event is Free and Open to the Public.

Popcorn Provided




The Library will be open regular hours except for these days:

The Library will CLOSE at 3 pm on Tuesday, December 23 and will

BE CLOSED December 24 and 25

The Library will OPEN AT NOON on Friday, December 26

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The Library will CLOSE at 3 pm on Tuesday, December 30 and will

BE CLOSED December 31 and January 1, 2015

The Library will OPEN AT NOON on Friday, January 2, 2015


The Library's drop boxes at the Library and at Payless Plaza, West Lafayette will be available 24/7; the Library's eBook service through Overdrive will also be available 24/7.


Our best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season!

Children's eBooks

e-books for kids Tumble books logo eTumbleBooks

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.

Additional information