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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Copper Stone income-restricted apartment complex now leasing

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You can do a lot of living at Copper Stone - and the affordable rents are just the beginning!Copper Stone Apartments, located in Lafayette near Exempla Hospital, will amaze you with their style, modern design features, and wonderful open room con...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Lafayette Arts in Community Grants Available

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 The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in the Community-Grant cycle.  The grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 15th year in a row.  The...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Capturing Domenico Farm at The Collective

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Capturing Domenico Farm art show will exhibit a collection of pastel works by Clare Scott, Dawn Buckingham, Mark Brockman, Mike Ray, Norbert Nagel, and Sabrina Stiles with sculptures by Joellen Domenico at The Collective July 2 through August 11. The exhi...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

A Morning of Photography in Open Space with Gerry Morrell

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A Morning of Photography in Open Space with Gerry Morrell:

A stroll along Coal Creek to learn outdoor photography tips from an expert

8:30 - 10:30 am, Saturday, July 14 OR 8:30 - 10:30 am, Thursday, July 19

Do you enjoy the outdoors and photography? Would yo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Call for Artists & Poets to See & Respond

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Call for Artists and Poets!  The Lafayette Cultural Resources announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the 2018 See & Respond Art Show.  Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond to the 2018 L...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

The Art Market Returns to ANO in 2018!

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We're excited to announce the return of The Art Market to the 2018 Art Night Out series. The Art Market features over 30 artist vendors showing and selling everything from painting to sculpture and ceramics to craft, as well as live art demonstrations fro...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Copper Stone income-restricted apartment complex now leasing

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You can do a lot of living at Copper Stone - and the affordable rents are just the beginning!Copper Stone Apartments, located in Lafayette near Exempla Hospital, will amaze you with their style, modern design features, and wonderful open room con...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lafayette Police Department steps up neighborhood patrols

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The Lafayette Police Department has been receiving inquiries about an increase in auto thefts, thefts from vehicles, and other thefts at and around residences. They have seen an increase in these types of crimes, as have communities throughout the area. G...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Expanded "comment pooling" policy enacted for Planning Commission meetings

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The Planning Commission has recently expanded their public comment policy to include the “pooling” of time during Public Hearings and Items from the Public Not on the Agenda.  Two to four speakers may choose to pool their allo...

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LEARN MORE about the Planning Commission... City News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

City Council approves new development review process

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In an effort to create a more thorough process and allow for additional public engagement opportunities, the City has established a new Development Review Process. This new method to manage the steps for sketch and preliminary plans will add upfront clari...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Arts in Community Grants - apply by September 10

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in the Community-Grant cycle. The grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 15th year in a row.  LCAC awards money, usua...

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LEARN MORE and submit an application... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

New E. Simpson location for the Lafayette Farmers Market

The Lafayette Farmers Market has moved!  

The 2018 market will operate along the 400 Block of E. Simpson St.  - between S. Iowa Ave. and Michigan Ave.  What better way to celebrate Lafayette's historic Main Street than with a far...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999. AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentifu...

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MORE Lafayette awards and designations... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan Open House to be held on July 30

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Seventeen Lafayette residents and business owners (Friends of Public Road Working Group) have been working with an outside transportation consultant to prepare a corridor plan for Public Road. This diverse working group was selected based on an applicatio...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

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With a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degrees, reservoir water temperatures have elevated to the point where an algae bloom has occurred. As algae die off, these small plants release natural compounds that give the water an unpleasan...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Capturing Domenico Farm at The Collective

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Capturing Domenico Farm art show will exhibit a collection of pastel works by Clare Scott, Dawn Buckingham, Mark Brockman, Mike Ray, Norbert Nagel, and Sabrina Stiles with sculptures by Joellen Domenico at The Collective July 2 through August 11. The exhi...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Electric bike discounts available through July 31

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Boulder County is helping residents and commuters have a happier and healthier commute by organizing discounts on over 40 models of electric bikes.There’s no better time to try out an electric bike for your commute, errands, and fun around town!...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

The Public Works Department presents Lafayette residents with the 2018 water quality report. These annual testing results, in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment guidelines, have shown t...

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VIEW the 2018 Water Quality Report... City News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette

June 25, 2018 update

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette In a pre-hearing statement submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on June 21, 8 North LLC voluntarily reveale...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Puzzle Project

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Older adults are an active, vibrant part of life in our community.  Help the Lafayette Senior Services Division demonstrate this by designing a puzzle piece that shows what "Aging in Lafayette" means to you.  Blank puzzle piece...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

One Lafayette grant applications accepted through July 31, 2018

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The City of Lafayette finances a community fundraiser to help local nonprofit organizations provide essential services.Apply for funding today; either for an Essential Community Resource (E.C.R.) or for a Special Program Grant.Items that the programs help...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Temporary suspension in place for the Peddlers Ordinance

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In light of a recent federal district court decision invalidating a time restriction on door-to-door solicitation, the City has placed a temporary enforcement suspension on section 55-31 of our Code of Ordinances. This section currently allows on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

What is the City of Lafayette's water conservation ordinance?

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Now that Spring is here and residents are getting lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines. Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation or...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

City of Lafayette Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy

The goals of the Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Golf Department’s (PROS) Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy (IPM) are to help prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage on Lafayette public lands through the proper assessment of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Human Rights Commission is seeking your input

The Human Rights Commission is asking for your input through a community outreach program called Public Listening Tour 2018. The information you share in one of our listening sessions or through our online survey helps us understand how Lafayette can be m...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette City Counc...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

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Many residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in La...

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DOWNLOAD the Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map.... City News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Apply to join the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking middle and high school students, aged 11-18, to apply to serve a one year term on the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC).LYAC engages Lafayette youth in outreach, advisory, and educational opportunities through solu...

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LEARN MORE at: cityoflafayette.com/JoinLYAC City Volunteers
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Looking for Activate Lafayette mobile app assistance

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The Activate Lafayette mobile app puts placemaking and interactive experiences at your fingertips! This fun and informative tool allows users to engage with community amenities, learn about local history, check-in at points of interest, get active on trai...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Announcing the Third Annual Volunteer Poster Contest

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The City’s Volunteer Committee announces the annual poster contest.  Any one can submit an iconic volunteer image that can be reproduced on a 11 x 17 poster. Entries are due in August.

In recognition of all volunteers in the City of Lafayette, the...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Join the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee!

LESAC is accepting applications for new members through July 27th, 2018.

Learn more about this committee at www.cityoflafayette.com/JoinLESAC .

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council-appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on related ma...

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Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply for an open position on the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

City Council approves new development review process

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In an effort to create a more thorough process and allow for additional public engagement opportunities, the City has established a new Development Review Process. This new method to manage the steps for sketch and preliminary plans will add upfront clari...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Join the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee!

LESAC is accepting applications for new members through July 27th, 2018. Learn more at www.cityoflafayette.com/lesac

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Watch and learn – recycling, compost or trash?

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Approximately 90% of what we throw away can be recycled or composted.If you’ve ever been unsure if your waste should be placed into a recycling, compost, or trash bin - we’re here to help with a collection of easy to follow videos!  Learn more….&...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

What are the City of Lafayette's watering restrictions?

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Now that Spring is here and residents are getting lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines. Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation or...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

WRAC champions pilot program to recycle batteries and art supplies

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The Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC), in cooperation with three local businesses located along East Simpson Street, is providing a free, drop-off recycling program for alkaline batteries and used art supplies.

Accepted art supplies inclu...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Lafayette endorses the EPA Food Recovery Challenge

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The Lafayette City Council has pledged to improve sustainable food management practices through a Resolution passed to endorse the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Food Recovery Challenge (FRC). The FRC seeks to reduce environmental impac...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Lafayette awarded an Environmental Sustainability Grant

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The City of Lafayette has been awarded a $15,000 Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant from Boulder County. This grant program is intended to help leverage community resources for a coordinated, countywide approach to environmental sustainability.Fu...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Lafayette receives SolSmart Solar Excellence Award

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In addition to a SolSmart GOLD designation, the City of Lafayette has been presented with a 2017 SolSmart Special Recognition Award. This award celebrates and shines a light on communities that have gone above and beyond – earning at least 60% of the tota...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Learn about Lafayette's Climate Goals for 2018 and beyond

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In October 2017, the Lafayette City Council passed a resolution establishing community-wide goals to achieve 80% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and 100% renewable energy for electricity by 2030.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

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In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Bonfils Blood Drive

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The Bonfils Blood Mobile will be at City Hall on Thursday, September 6th from 10 am to 2:30 pm

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Meet Emily France, up and coming author of young adult books

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Meet Emily France at the Library! July 23, at 4pm.

Teens in grades 6 through 12 and adults -  Emily France visits the library for the release of her new book Zen and Gone. She will share her inspiration process, and how she writes her boo...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

WWI Centennial series final book group: The Last Town on Earth

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The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen is the final book and discussion in the WWI Centennial series, and is facilitated by a local scholar.

The discussion takes place on August 9, 6 pm; and the first ten people to sign up for the discussion receive a fre...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

On the Same Page 2018 Book Selection: Killers of the Flower Moon

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  by David Grann is the title selected for the 8th annual On The Same Page (OTSP) community one-book program. Every year the communities of Lafayette, Louisville, and ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

Sync - Free audiobooks for teens!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC is giving away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available...

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Calling all Makers! We need volunteers!

Volunteer as a mentor or workshop leader in Studio 775, Lafayette's mini-makerspace!

Lafayette Public Library's Studio 775, A Mini-Makerspace, is opening in Summer 2018! Learn more about plans for the mini-makerspace by visiting our Studio 775 makerspace page.

  • Are you interested in being a volunteer Studio 775 mentor? You will assist, supp...
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Posted on: January 31, 2018

New: Receive Your Account Info by Text!

Sign up to manage your account by text

Would you like to receive texts when your hold items are ready for pickup, or to renew items, view your fines, or see what is overdue? Now you can! Have multiple cards for the other libraries in the Flatirons Library Consortium? (Boulder, Broomfield, Loui...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Dementia Caregiver Support Group at the Library

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The Dementia Caregiver Support Group is a safe place to receive support for the difficult journey of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, at any stage of the disease. The group is facilitated by trained volunteers...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

AutoMate - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium AutoMate repair database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website AutoMate. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicles, including step-by-step repair procedu...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Meet Libby the Library App!

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Did you know the library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use the Libby app on your phone or tablet - it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title! And ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Check out Colorado State Parks

Check out Colorado state park passes

Always wanted to check out Colorado’s state parks? Our Colorado State Parks Pass have been renewed for another year so you cancheck out a 7-day Colorado State Parks Pass along with an adventure backpack and visit one of our great state parks.Passes are un...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Use iPads at the Library

iPads available for in-Library use - Learn more

We now have 10 iPads available for use within the Library. Customers may borrow an iPad for up to 2 hours per day, on a first come, first served basis. All users must sign an acknowledgement of the library’s iPad Loan Policy—minors ages 11 and older may b...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Be anything! Learn with Lynda.com

Learn with Lynda

Learn a new skill online, on your time. Use your library card to access 6,213 courses in business, technology and creative skills, taught by industry experts! Lynda.com is a premium online learning site. Users can even earn certificates that can be upload...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library has added free, popular emagazines to our collection, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). New - RBDigital now includes graphic nove...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Book Group To Go kits - new titles added regularly

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Each Lafayette Book Group To Go kit contain 10 copies of a title, discussion questions, author information, and more great ideas for your group. Groups do not need to meet at the Library to check out the kits! Check-out time for the kits is typically 6 we...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

The Friends Library Sale

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The Friends of the Lafayette Library will present a lobby book sale from Saturday, August 18 through Sunday, August 26 at the Library, 775 Baseline Rd., Lafayette, during library hours.

Don't miss this opportunity to buy some interesting books for...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aides

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coaches

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partners

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Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or neighbor? Apply onli...
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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homework Center Tutor - Fall/Winter/Spring 2018

As a volunteer Homework Center Tutor, you will help students, individually or in small groups, work on homework assignments in a variety of subjects, including frequent elementary and middle school math. Tutors have the satisfaction of motivating and supp...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Makerspace - Mentors & Workshop Leaders

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Teen Team

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! There are lots of opportunities for teens to help out during throughout ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Therapy Dog Reading Partners

Promote children's literacy with your registered therapy dog! The Lafayette Public Library offers therapy dogs and their owners an opportunity to work with young readers twice a month on a Sunday afternoon.  Children read to a dog and her owner for 15 min...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraisers or Members

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

One Lafayette Applications Now Being Accepted

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Apply for funding today; either for an Essential Community Resource (E.C.R.) or for as Special Program Grant. 

Items that the programs help provide include:

  • Food, shelter, and other emergency family assistance programs
  • Medical care for low-income fa...
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Posted on: June 6, 2018

City of Lafayette Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy

The goals of the Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Golf Department’s (PROS) Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy (IPM) are to help prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage on Lafayette public lands through the proper assessment of...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lafayette Police Department Steps Up Neighborhood Patrol & Asks for Your Help

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The Lafayette Police Department has been receiving inquiries about the increase in auto thefts, thefts from vehicles and other thefts at & around residences. We have seen an increase in these types of crimes. Communities throughout the area have also ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 07/09/18.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 07/09/18 to 07/15/18.

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 07/02/18.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 07/02/18 to 07/08/18.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2018 water quality report. This report will give you information about Lafayette's water.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

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With a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degrees this summer, the water temperature in the reservoirs has raised to the point where an algae bloom has occurred. As algae die off, these small plants release natural compounds that give th...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Does the City of Lafayette have watering restrictions?

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Now that Spring is here and everyone is getting their lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines. Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservatio...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Orange Zone water line construction project at Arapahoe & 95th Street

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Project to run March through July

Construction of the Orange Zone water line along Arapahoe Road will begin the week of March 12 and continue for approximately four months. All Arapahoe traffic lanes will remain open during construction, but lane widths wi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Lafayette Summer Concert Series Presents the So What Brothers on 7/18!

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Join us for a free concert at Waneka Lake by the lively and always entertaining So What Brothers, one of the most popular cover bands in Denver. This year we will have a FREE bounce house for the kids!

Learn more at www.cityoflafayette.com/summerconcerts

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Tuesdays and Thursdays are Family Nights at the Great Outdoors Waterpark!

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On Family Nights, admissions for four people is just $30.00! Join us for these extended hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays to take a discounted dip. 

Less than four? Enjoy the extra late hours and pay regular admissions price. 

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Movies In The Park Series starts June 29!

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Relax and enjoy a night under the stars with your family and friends. Food/movie snacks will be available for purchase. Movies begin at dusk.  Our 2018 Movie series includes:

Friday June 29: Moana

Friday July 27: Coco

Friday August 24: Cars 3

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Community Summer Project

Older adults are an active, vibrant part of life in Lafayette.  Help us demonstrate this by designing a puzzle piece that shows what "Aging in Lafayette" means to you.  Blank puzzle pieces are available for pick up at the Lafay...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

AARP most livable city chart

Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

Mayor Berg on 9News

Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #12 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list

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Lafayette has earned a #12 spot on the top 25 list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Div...
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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Stem Ciders / Acreage Restaurant opening in Lafayette on February 24

StemCiders / Acreage Restaurant to open February 24

Acreage, the new cider house and eatery on top of the hill in Lafayette (1380 Horizon Ave., Unit A), will open on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The collaboration between Stem Ciders, Kelly Whitaker’s Id Est. Hospitality Group an...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Tangerine to open new Lafayette location on February 26

Tangerine now open February 26

Tangerine, a healthy brunch/lunch restaurant with a Mediterranean twist based in Boulder, will be opening a new location in Lafayette at 300 So. Public Road on February 26, 2018.At Tangerine, Chef/Proprietor Alec Schuler creates innovative takes on tradit...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map illustrates the location of existing well sites within city limits.  Additional questions may be answered by visiting the Lafayette O...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

Craig Kitzman

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Stem Ciders / Acreage Restaurant opening in Lafayette on February 24

StemCiders / Acreage Restaurant to open February 24

Acreage, the new cider house and eatery on top of the hill in Lafayette (1380 Horizon Ave., Unit A), will open on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The collaboration between Stem Ciders, Kelly Whitaker’s Id Est. Hospitality Group and Chef Dan...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Tangerine to open new Lafayette location on February 26

Tangerine now open February 26

Tangerine, a healthy brunch/lunch restaurant with a Mediterranean twist based in Boulder, will be opening a new location in Lafayette at 300 So. Public Road on February 26, 2018.At Tangerine, Chef/Proprietor Alec Schuler creates innovative takes on tradit...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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