Job Opening: Part Time Circulation Assistant


Part Time Circulation Assistant

• Work at the Library’s Circulation Desk performing checkout services, assisting patrons with informational questions, locating materials and providing general computer help.

• Comfortable working with the public.

• Self-starter - capable of working with minimal supervision.

• Ability to work afternoons as well as some weekend and evening hours (15 to 20 hrs. per week).

• Compensation: $10.00/hr.

• Must be able to lift 15-25 lbs.

• College degree and/or library experience preferred but not essential.

• Email resume & cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The West Lafayette Public Library is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Library Closed Memorial Day

Memorial Day

A 1943 Musical Featuring Cole Porter Songs


du barryMonday, June 14 at 6:45 p.m.

at the West Lafayette Public Library

Sponsored by WALLA

101 minutes, Unrated


In this adaptation of a Cole Porter Broadway musical, star singer May (Lucille Ball) wants to marry a rich man, but her heart belongs to a penniless dancer named Alec (Gene Kelly). Louis Blore (Red Skelton), who has just won a fortune through a sweepstakes, promptly marries May. However, after Louis accidentally has a laced drink, he has a fantastic dream in which he, May and Alec are members of the royal French court. Once Louis awakens, he begins to reconsider his relationship with May. Please call or come into the Library to learn the title of this film: 765-743-2261.

Nick's Picks on WBAA


Life always has its challenges we must deal with. But when the challenge is a degenerative disease like early-onset Alzheimer's, it can make even the most simple things difficult. The Day We Met is such a story about a woman who finally puts all the pieces of happiness together, just to realize she has been diagnosed with the terrible disease. The novel is a collection of her journal entries, and the entries of her loving husband and oldest daughter. Full of hardship, heartbreak, but more importantly, love. A great read for anyone struggling through a tough time in life.WL Library Director Nick Schenkel's review.

Day we met

Little Free Libraries and Book Drops

LFL Lincoln Park -small installation day 8 21 2015  


The West Lafayette Public Library is proud to announce the opening of a neighborhood Little Free Library and a walk-up library book return box in both Lommel Park and Lincoln Park (seen in the photo above) in West Lafayette.

Working with the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department, with funding from North Central Health Services (NCHS), the West Lafayette Library is expanding the network of library service points in West Lafayette.

The book drops and the little free libraries are now available for use in both parks.  Please use and enjoy these new West Lafayette Library services!  

Read more about the Library’s book drops and little free libraries here.