“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
— Walter Cronkite

Support us

Ways to give

There are three ways to support the foundation

The foundation creates awareness of Library needs and provides opportunities for giving in the form of foundation membership, major gifts and endowments for the nine public library branches that serve the Lafayette Parish community. To become a member, create a legacy or make a donation to The Layette Public Library Foundation online, please selection one or more of the options below.  

Become a Member

Join a community of annual supporters who ensure the Lafayette Public Library’s nine branches continually have the resources needed to thousands of children, teens, and adults across Lafayette Parish.

Create a Legacy

A wonderful way to support the library is to recognize an individual, family, business or organization by starting and funding a named endowment.

Make a Donation

Your gift to the Lafayette Public Library Foundation provides critical support to the life-changing work of the Lafayette Public Library system.

If you wish to Mail
Download and print the donation form and send it with your check or credit card information to:

The Lafayette Public Library Foundation
P.O. Box 53024
Lafayette, LA 70505