Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for a free copy of the 2018 selected book, The …

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Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs


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

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Chinese New Year Lanterns
Chinese New Year Lanterns

Get ready for the Chinese New Year by making your own traditional lantern to celebrate 2018, the Year of the Dog!  Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 22.
Friday, February 16
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library

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. Registration begins Friday, December 26.

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up; Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Saturdays: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
February 17
March 17
April 21
North Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Saturday, February 17
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Take an ACT practice test provided by the Princeton Review in a fully-proctored test-like environment.  Registration begins Monday, January 22.
Saturday, February 17
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
South Regional Library
Register at here!

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

The French Table provides a forum for those wanting to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to make learning fun! Adults …

Family Movies
Family Movies

Fun films for the whole family! All ages welcome. Join us for the following dates and times:
The LEGO Batman Movie (PG, 2017, 129 minutes)
Saturday, February 17
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library

Mixed Media Masterpiece Workshop
Mixed Media Masterpiece Workshop

Design a Mixed Media Masterpiece for display by gluing and painting found objects to cardboard. Adults only. Registration starts Monday, January 22.
Tuesday, February 20
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Tech Assistance
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays: February 20
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-touse LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level!  Ages 7 – 12; Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.
Tuesday, February 20
4:30 – …

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.

Animal Tales
Animal Tales

Practice reading aloud to trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana for a ten minute one-on-one reading session to improve your reading skills. Ages 5-10.
Register starting Monday, February 5 for February date by calling 504-5489 to …

Adulting 101
Adulting 101

Learn the life hacks that you will need to successfully adult! Open to teens; Register online!
Tuesday, February 20
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making. Ages 12 & up.
February 20: The Mysterians (TV-Y7, 1957, 85 …

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 15 and up.
Wednesday, February 21
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Make delicious creations from easy, no-bake recipes! Registration required. Ages 12 – 18.
Wednesdays: February 21
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

East Regional Walking Club
East Regional Walking Club

Join us at the new Sports Complex in Broussard at the Walking Trail Entrance (located at the soccer field parking lot). All fitness levels welcome! Adults only, please.

Wednesdays:
February 21, 28
9:00 – 9:45 AM
St. Julian Park/Sports Complex

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.
Wednesday, February 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library