Mardi Gras Closures

The following library locations will be closed for Mardi Gras events:
Saturday, February 15: Main Library & North Regional Library Closed
Sunday, February 16: West Regional Library Closed
 
 
 

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 Milton Branch will be closed for refurbishments from Monday, February 17 until Monday, March 9.
Hold items will be available for pickup at South Regional Library (6101 Johnston St., Lafayette). Please call (337) 981-1028 if you would like your pickup moved to a different branch.

Zumba at the Library
Zumba at the Library

Get moving and make some noise with Zumba on Friday afternoons! Licensed instructor Sahra Arabaca will lead an energetic workout for all ages.
Fridays:
February 14, 28; March 6, 20; April 17; May 1, 15, 29
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South …

After-School Special
After-School Special

Join us for after school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5 – 12.
Mondays: February – May (except February 24; April 13; May 25)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Chenier Branch

Treat Yourself Spa Day
Treat Yourself Spa Day

Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day. Come paint your nails while we show you how to make a sugar lip scrub and a honey lemon face mask to bring home with you. Ages 12–18. Registration begins …

Valentine Science
Valentine Science

Do we have chemistry? Come experiment on candy hearts and create a slimy love potion. Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 27.
Friday, February 14
4:00 – 5:00 pm
West Regional Library

The French Table
The French Table

L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table) Workshop provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Cajun and standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or bring card/board games from home. For Ages 12-18.
Saturdays:
February 15; March 21; April 18; May 16
2:30 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Teens are welcome to hang out with friends, discuss old and new programs, and work on upcoming library projects. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12–18.
Saturdays
February 15; March 21; April 18; May 16
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional …

Cajun Mardi Gras Mask and Hat Craft
Cajun Mardi Gras Mask and Hat Craft

Join our special guest, local artist Hanna Gumbo, as she shows you how to make your very own paper version of a Cajun Mardi Gras mask and hat! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January …

LRT Pop-Up Book Clubs
LRT Pop-Up Book Clubs

Pop in for a pop-up book discussion! Meet new friends as we explore Neal Shusterman’s Dry. Refreshments will be available for purchase at each location.
Sunday, February 16
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The Tap Room (201 Settlers …

Books on Tap
Books on Tap

Join fellow book lovers at The Tap Room (201 Settlers Trace Blvd #4001) in River Ranch each month to tap into different literary topics! Participants must be 21 or older. Meets on Sundays monthly, 1:00 …

Survival Challenge
Survival Challenge

See if you have what it takes to complete a survival challenge in 30 minutes or less! Ages 14 & up. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, January 27.
Monday, February 17
5:00 pm – …

Disney Fan Meetup
Disney Fan Meetup

Are you counting down to your next Disney trip? Join other Disney fans once a month for trivia, crafts, planning discussions, and more! Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Monday:
February 17; March 9; April 20
5:30 …

Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft
Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft

Make a unique decoration by painting a chipboard fleur de lis and gluing it on a decoupaged wooden plaque, all cut by our Makerspace staff. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Monday, February …

Manic Monday
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come color, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues. Ages 12–18.
Mondays (except holidays)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Homeschool Hangout
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Ages 5-12.  Registration begins Monday, December 30. Registration for March & April begins Monday, February 24. 
February: Eat Fit Acadiana
March: Insects (special guest: Mosquito Authority)
April: Earth Day …

Harry Potter Book Club
Harry Potter Book Club

Spellbinding book discussions and more for teens and adults that NEED to discuss theories out of earshot from muggles. Ages 12 & up. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 at the Main Library
February 18 – Harry Potter …

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. Click here for Mystery Book Club news and links!
February 18 - …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ”Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.
Genealogy 101
Saturdays: March 7; April 4; May 2
9:30 – 11:30 …

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Register for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines! Ages 18 & up.  Registration begins Monday, December 30. (Registration will no longer be required …

Maker Meetup
Maker Meetup

Like crafting, building, creating, and making of all kinds? Join like-minded makers for a short presentation and socialization each month leading to Maker Faire 2020 (March 28, 2020). These gatherings are sure to get your …