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Did You Know ... When Dupré Library First Opened?

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Spring Break Library Hours

April 6 – 16, 2023

Thursday, April 6 |
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Event: Pet a Gator -- April 4

The alligators are coming! Stop by April 4 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Fun Fact Friday with Special Collections

This week, we are going to talk about a fashion icon from here in Lafayette whose fashion line lasted until 2019: He

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Did you know that Dupré Library first opened in 1960 and had only one floor? The two upper floors were added during 1966 to 1974. 

The Center for Louisiana Studies digitized a 16mm reel of the 1960 dedication of this building.

Watch video (no sound).