A Visit from Zoosiana

Friday, September 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Show-and-tell with live, native Louisiana animals, including a small alligator! Ages 3 – 12.

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Hoot, the Paper Owl Craft

Join us at your library location to make an owl out of a paper plate! Registration begins August 29. Open to ages 5 – 12.

Thursday, September 22
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library

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Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

North Regional Library
Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesday, October 19
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Saturday, October 15
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Wednesday, October 15
4:30 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Thursdays: September 22; October 13
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

Friends of the Library Silent Auction
Friends of the Library Silent Auction

The Friends of the Lafayette Public Library will host a silent auction at South Regional Library from Tuesday, September 6 to Friday, September 30. Bid winners will be contacted, and must pick up items by …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

This fully-proctored test mirrors the real test environment, with results presented by Sylvan Learning Center. Results can also be emailed. Open to teens ages 12 – 18. Participants must bring #2 pencils and a calculator. Registration begins …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.

Murder, Mayhem and Munchies
Murder, Mayhem and Munchies

Tuesday, September 27
6:00 – 8:00 PM
North Regional Library
Bring a recipe from one of your favorite foodie mysteries and enjoy an evening of tasting and talking about these yummy capers.

Retro Video Game Night
Retro Video Game Night

Grownups game, too! Step back in time and play classic games on old school consoles. Try ours or bring your own! Adults only, please.
Tuesday, September 27
6:00 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

Water Damaged Materials
Water Damaged Materials

Water/Flood Damaged Books
If you can return your water damaged items, do so in person. Do not put wet items in the book drop or items will damage other items. Place items in plastic and bring …

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, September 27
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room
 

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 …

Community Outreach Seminar Series
Community Outreach Seminar Series

How does insurance work? How does court work? How does immigration work? Please join us for these seminars and learn about immigration, insurance and the court system. Seminars will be translated in Spanish.
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Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Ages 3–5. Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments. Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Fridays: October 14
10:00 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: September 28 & October 26
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, September 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Lego WeDo
Lego WeDo

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo.  Take building to a new level! Register online beginning August 22.
South Regional Library
Wednesday, September 28
Wednesday, October 26 
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, …

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

The Shape of Strength
The Shape of Strength

Compete to build the strongest structure. Registration begins Monday, September 19. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, September 29
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

SRL Storytime: Bear Talk
SRL Storytime: Bear Talk

Thursday, September 29
11:00 AM
South Regional Library Storytime Room
This storytime will include a special “Bear Talk” presentation by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, in conjunction with the library’s month-long black bear display. Celebrate the Louisiana …

Christopher Nolan-a-Thon
Christopher Nolan-a-Thon

Teens, enjoy the films of Christopher Nolan, including his Dark Knight trilogy and Interstellar, his latest movie. Adults welcome, too!
All showings are held at the South Regional Library.

Thursday, September 29
6:30 pm
The Prestige (2006, PG-13, 130 min.)
Saturday, …