Throughout fall 2019, West Lafayette Public Library will be offering opportunities for teens, pre-teens, and recent grads to talk face-to-face with professionals from exciting careers and amazing workplaces around northern and central Indiana.

Saturday, October 26, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
The Crime Scene
Do you love true crime? Binge on police procedurals and crime podcasts? Want to learn how to solve a cold case? Here’s your chance to go behind the scenes at the scene of the crime! Mark your calendars now for this awesome, gruesome, event.
Presenters include Tippecanoe County Coroner, University of Indianapolis Human Identification Center, guest experts from Purdue Cybersecurity, AND MANY MORE!

Download our poster!

Sunday, November 17, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Careers in Computing
Panelists announced soon!


Saturday, September 7: Careers in Medicine and Health Sciences
Join us in the Elm Room at 2:00 pm for a moderated panel discussion, audience Q&A, and refreshments.
Payton Revolt, MPH – Vaccine-Preventable Disease Epidemiologist
Edith Tseng – Medical Scientist
Dr. Eric Nauman – Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Basic Medical Sciences
Whitney Rios Kasper – Speech Language Pathologist

STEAM Programs for 4th – 6th Grade

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math programs for students enrolled in grades 4-6. Some programs may require registration.
All programs are 4:30 – 5:45 in the Walnut Room.
For more information contact aschoolman@wlaf.lib.in.us

Build a Mini Rube Goldberg Machine
Engineer a wacky chain reaction to free a hexbug from its corral.

Nov 7
Escape the Room!
Crack the codes and find the combinations to get that final prize unlocked!

Dec 3
Slime Time
Perennially popular polymer program!

Spring schedule will be posted here.

Girls Who Code Starts Sept 10!

Girls Who Code is a project-based coding club where girls work together to develop an app or web-based solution to address a problem they see in their community. Our club will meet weekly for about 15 weeks and is free to join, but enrollment is required. Visit Girls Who Code HQ for more information and to enroll in club IN18715.
Email aschoolman@wlaf.lib.in.us with questions.

Who: Girls enrolled in grades 6-12
When: Tuesdays from 4:30 – 5:30 starting September 10
Where: WLPL DigMe Lab
How: Enroll in club IN18715 at hq.girlswhocode.com

View the Club information flyer