LRT Children and Tween Programs

The Science of Superheroes
Holy gadgets and gizmos, Batman! Test out the science behind superpowers! Register starting Tuesday, December 27. Ages 9–12.
Tuesday, January 17
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library

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Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is a community-wide reading and learning experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for free copies of the graphic novel Ms. Marvel: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson starting Tuesday, January 17, and join us for the following programs: Read the full story »

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Healthy Super Bowl Snacks
Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

Join Tiffany Williams from LSU Ag Center as she demonstrates how to make foods similar to traditional Super Bowl snack foods that are lower in fat and calories but equally delicious. Samples and recipes will …

Crafternoon
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, January 17
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, January 19
4:30 – 5:30 …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, January 17
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Saturday, January 28
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library
Saturday, February 18
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library
Saturday, February …

Coloring for Adults
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
East Regional Library
Tuesday, January 17
6:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, January 18
Wednesday, February 15
2:00 PM
North …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to offer multiple book clubs for its patrons at various libraries. We offer book clubs at the Main Library, South Regional Library, North Regional Library, and East Regional Library.
Main …

Homebrewing 101
Homebrewing 101

Members of the Dead Yeast Society will show how to get started in the brewing process. Please note that we are unable to serve samples. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, January 18
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library
Tuesday, February 21
6:30 – …

National Popcorn Day
National Popcorn Day

Celebrate National Popcorn Day and receive a free bag of popcorn (while supplies last).
Thursday, January 19
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 & up. Register online beginning Tuesday, December 27.
Thursday, January 19
4:30 – 6:00 PM
North Regional …

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at three of its locations: the North and East Regional Libraries and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!

Adventures in Storytelling
Adventures in Storytelling

Join us for fun and exciting creative writing activities. Ages 9-12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Thursday, January 19
4:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

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
February 4
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Main Library
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Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Join us for awesome movies at your Library! Ages 12 – 18.
South Regional Library
Films begin Thursdays at 6:30 PM
January 19: Ghostbusters II (1989, PG, 108 min.)
January 26: Ghostbusters (2016, PG-13, 116 min.)
February 2: Back to the Future (1985, PG, 116 min.)
February …

Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Register online beginning Tuesday, December 27.
Friday, January 20
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

Board Game Café
Board Game Café

Meetup for 20 to 30-year olds. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Fridays: January 20; February 3, 17
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, …

Razzmatazz for Kids
Razzmatazz for Kids

Coming all the way from Nova Scotia, Canada, this award-winning Razzmatazz for Kids show that will get you clapping your hands, singing and doing motions to their lively original music! Ages 3 & up.
Saturday, January …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Prepare in a fully-proctored test-like environment. The Sylvan Learning Center will host results sessions at the library. Results can also be emailed to the test taker. Registration starts Tuesday, December 27. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
South …

Artistic Makeup Demo
Artistic Makeup Demo

Ashley Breaux of Verite Beauty will demonstrate makeup tips in this not to be missed event.  Open to teens ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.
Saturday, January 21
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO Creations based on a given theme. Open to ages 7 & up. Register online beginning Monday, October 24.
Saturday, January 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Thursday, February 2
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Milton Branch
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The French Table South
The French Table South

La Table Française
Improve your French speaking through casual conversation! Adults only, please. No registration required.
Saturdays:
January 21
February 4, 18
9:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library