The Lafayette Parish Public Library's Main Branch started a new chapter today as it opened to viewing audiences following a six-year closure for remodeling.

The building at 301 West Congress Street, near Lafayette's downtown, went under a major renovations which included a completely remodeled children's area.

The public is invited to view the facility's renovations until 2 p.m. today. The branch will be open to the public for regular hours starting Tuesday.

Below are pictures and videos from this morning's library viewing.

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