French Fun Day

French language programs for the whole family! Recommended for Ages 5 – 12.
Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:30 am
October 20: Fun and Games with Rachel Perry
November 17: LEGO Fete
December 15: Winter Wonderland
Main Library

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LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. *No registration necessary.

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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 …

Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep
Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep

Get test ready! Teens will explore the library’s databases and other free online resources to help them study and prep for ACT testing. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Saturday, October 20
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional …

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.
 

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays:
October 20; November 17; December 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Geek Cinema
Geek Cinema

Watch various Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films at the East Regional Library! Open to teens and adults. 

Weekdays, 6:00- 8:00 pm
October 22: A Quiet Place (PG-13, 2018, 90 min.)
November 19: Love, Simon (PG-13, 2018, 1hr 50min.)
December 26: Ocean’s …

A Very Haunted Film Series
A Very Haunted Film Series

Join us each Monday in October for a screening of a haunted house film, from the classic to the contemporary.
Mondays:
October 22 - The Others (PG-13, 2001, 100 min.)

LPL Cardio Club
LPL Cardio Club

Looking for motivation to get moving? Come walk or run with us! Open to all fitness levels and all ages. Various distances available. Strollers welcome.

Pixelate It
Pixelate It

We challenge you to design and build your own video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! For Ages 7–12. Registration begins Monday, August 20
Monday, October 22
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Fuse Bead Creations
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Registration now open; registration for November/December begins on Monday, October 22. 
Monday, October 22
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Recommended for Ages 3 – 12.
Monday, October 22
10:30-11:00 am
East Regional Library
 

Batty About Bats
Batty About Bats

Come to the library and make an adorable or super spooky bat to hang in your room for fall!  Recommended for Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, October 8.
Monday, October 22
2:00-3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Laboratory Lockdown Puzzle Room
Laboratory Lockdown Puzzle Room

Captured by a crazed chemist, can you escape the laboratory before you become the latest test subject for his crazy concoctions? Ages 7-12. Register by phone (261-5779) or in person. Registration begins October 8.

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 14 and up.

Family Movies
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Tuesdays: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
October 23 - A Goofy Movie (G, 1995, 78 min.)
November 21 – Peter Rabbit (PG, 2018, 100 min.)
December 26 – Early Man (PG, 2018, 89 min)
East Regional Library

Game On!
Game On!

Get your game on! Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to All Ages. No registration required.
Tuesdays:
October 23; November 20; December 18
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Chenier Branch

Money Smart
Money Smart

Learn how to manage your personal finances and gain financial freedom in these two-part sessions presented by United Way of Acadiana. Participants are encouraged to attend both dates of either Session 1 or 2.
Session 1–Complete
Session …

Discover Genealogy–Special Presentation
Discover Genealogy–Special Presentation

Genealogy 101 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.
Saturdays:
November 3; December 1
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Main Library

Character Flower Pot Craft
Character Flower Pot Craft

Paint a clay flower pot as a cute, wise owl, as a sugar skull, or as another colorful seasonal character. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, September 17.

Small Business 101
Small Business 101

Explore the feasibility of a business idea! The discussion will include startup fundamentals, marketing and business planning, financing, licenses, business structures, and more. Hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of …

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.
Tuesday, October 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library