Young Adults

The Library is planning for the future and we need to hear from you!
Click to take our anonymous survey.

Teen Sticker Art Contest

May 1 – June 17

What does “Find your voice” mean to you? Submit your original design on this theme for West Lafayette Public Library’s first summer teen art contest!

The winning artist will receive a $100 award and their design will be printed on vinyl stickers and on Library materials.
Read the RULES AND REGULATIONS carefully before submitting.
Submission form

Upcoming Programs

June & July

Find your voice at the Library! Sign-up at or look for West Lafayette Public Library on the ReadSquared app.

Recording minutes spent reading and attending summer programs earns you points to spend in our prize store. Snag mini games, fun keychains, ice cream coupons and more -OR- spend your points on raffle tickets for bigger prizes at the end.

***UPDATE*** Our Craft & Game program scheduled for June 3 has been cancelled but will get a new date soon. We are excited to meet you all!

Monthly Trivia

Answer all three trivia questions correctly and get entered into a monthly drawing for a king-size candy! No googling allowed in our trivia game.

Volunteering at the Library

Earn service hours, gain work experience, and have fun volunteering at West Lafayette Public Library in the YA/Teen department! As a volunteer you might keep our Teen area sparkling and organized, help recommend books to other readers, assist with programs, or use your artistic talents.

NOTE: We are currently only accepting volunteers in specific interest areas at this time (10/27/22). Learn more on our volunteer page.

Learn more about volunteering at the library.

Using the library

Evergreen Indiana
Use our catalog to search West Lafayette Public Library and the entire Evergreen Indiana library consortium. Log in to your account to place holds for pickup!

E-books, audiobooks, graphic novels, TV, movies, and music! Get 10 checkouts per month from WLPL, plus Bonus Borrows that don’t count toward your limit.

Indiana Digital Library (Libby app)
Use the Overdrive or Libby app to browse and use these e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines. Login using your library card number and PIN.

Award Winners List
Need to read an award-winning book? Use this list to quickly find and request books in Evergreen that have received Alex, Rosewater, Printz, Odyssey, Stonewall, Morris, and other awards, arranged by award and year.

Request a book, game, or equipment!
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, fill out this form and we’ll help you get it!

Ask Rose
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Homework Hotline provides FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12

Purdue OWL
Purdue’s Online Writing Lab is here to help you with all your writing questions!

A collection of online academic databases, test prep materials, career info, and more! Find Rosetta Stone and Learning Express career and test prep center here.