September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

It’s Gumbo Weather at the Lafayette Public Library! Each September, the Lafayette Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind students, parents, and caregivers that signing up for a library card …

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Beginner’s Line Dancing

Scoot your boots over to the East Regional Library for some line dancing fun! Be sure to wear hard-soled shoes you can slide in. Ages 18 & up only; Read the full story »

Tech Assistance by Appointment
Tech Assistance by Appointment

Got a new device and don’t know how to use it? Tech Assistance to the rescue! Register and an electronic resources librarian will call and schedule a 20-minute appointment to discuss your technology questions. Ages …

Anime Character Battle Royale
Anime Character Battle Royale

Have you ever wondered what would happen if all of the best anime characters battled it out to see who is most popular? Wonder no more: vote in the Battle Royale and choose the champion. …

Free Zumba at the Library!
Free Zumba at the Library!

Join licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca for an energetic hour of movement and excitement! All Ages.
 

Queen for a Day Movie Series
Queen for a Day Movie Series

Imagine being a royal monarch, even if for a day. Join us on Thursdays in September to get a taste of a queenly life. Ages 14 & up.

Mah Jongg at the Library
Mah Jongg at the Library

Players of all experience levels can join us for a game of Mah Jongg at the library. Ages 18 & up.

Mini-est Golf
Mini-est Golf

Build a miniature golf course using craft materials, then challenge your friends to get a hole-in-one! Ages 5-12. Registration is required and begins two weeks before the program. 

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or tabletop games. Ages 12-18.

Nerf War: North Regional Library
Nerf War: North Regional Library

Hey, Nerf fans!  Come join us after-hours in the library for nerf gun fun.  Bring your own unmodified Nerf dart guns. Ages 12-18.  All attendees must have parental consent.  Participants should arrive and check in before …

Little Artists
Little Artists

Preschoolers will explore open-ended art activities and different art mediums while learning about color, texture, and more. Ages 3-5. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program date.
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Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Lafayette Genealogical Society hosts monthly meetings with guest speakers for those interested in exploring genealogy. Ages 18 & up.

Genealogy Tuesdays
Genealogy Tuesdays

Receive individual assistance while researching family history. Ages 18 & up.

Beginner’s Acrylic Painting
Beginner’s Acrylic Painting

Join local artist Natalie Christophe as she shares acrylic painting techniques in this hands-on program. Ages 18 & up; registration is required.

L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table)
L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table)

The French Table provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Louisiana and standard French through casual conversation. Some knowledge of French is required. Ages 18 & up only.

AniManga Club
AniManga Club

Watch anime clips, discuss manga favorites, and argue subs vs. dubs in this fun, teen gathering! Ages 12-18; refreshments will be provided.

Body Talk Class
Body Talk Class

The program covers the basics of puberty for young adolescents. Instructors will discuss topics such as the five stages of development, good hygiene habits, and feelings and emotions. This program is medically accurate and a …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5-12. Registration is required only for the North Regional Library events and begins 2 weeks before the program dates. 

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo kits. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12. Registration is required and begins 2 weeks before the program …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

We’re back! Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and make new friends. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Ages 14 & up.
 

Fabricadabra!
Fabricadabra!

 Learn the “magic” of sewing while watching these YouTube tutorials and making small, beginner projects! Ages 14 & up.