About the Friends

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The Friends is a passionate 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to raise funds to support the Lafayette Public Library. We love to share our enthusiasm for books, reading, and learning! Your support helps us achieve our mission.

Be a Library Friend

  • Contribute to your library and your community
  • Encourage literacy for children and adults
  • Contribute to Lafayette’s bright future 
  • Join the Friends today!
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You make a difference...

  • Donated items - Please read our FAQs on this page or visit the Donate & Shop page.
  • Memberships - Join the Friends
  • Amazon Smiles - select Friends of the Lafayette Library as an Amazon Smiles donor when you to purchase Amazon items.
  • Remember the Friends of the Lafayette Library in your will or trust. Please contact us for further details.
  • Purchases at our year-round Friends Bookstore, located on the Library's main level.
  • Purchases at our Library lobby books sales throughout the year.
  • Honor holidays or special occasions for friends and relatives with a gift donation or a memorial to the Friends.