Easter Closures

Friday, April 3 (Good Friday): All locations closed.
Sunday, April 5 (Easter): All locations closed.

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Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Entries due Tuesday, March 31

Students in grades K – 12 can submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, drama (high school only) or poetry in English or French. This year all students are encouraged to enter the writing contest using our online entry form with an uploaded submission. For students in K – 6th grade only we will accept paper entry forms with paper submission to any branch of the Lafayette Public Library. Links to the online and paper submission are below.

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March Madness Teen Book Tournament – Round 3 Tie Breaker
March Madness Teen Book Tournament – Round 3 Tie Breaker

Round 1: Vote March 1 – 17 for the Sweet Sixteen- Closed
Round 2: Vote March 19 – 24 for the Elite Eight
Round 3: Vote March 26 – 31 for the Final Four
Round 3 Tie Breaker-Voting open
Round …

SPARK Lab Classes
SPARK Lab Classes

3D Printed Easter Egg Bunny
Tuesday, March 31
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Learn the basics of 3D design and printing by making a 3D egg bunny for Easter. Open to children ages 7 and up, teens, …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Register online beginning Monday, March 9 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
South Regional Library
March 30, April …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Ages 7 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register using the links below.
North Regional Library
Saturday, April 18
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Saturday, April 11.
Youngsville
Monday, March 30
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Registration begins Monday, March 23.
Monday, …

Moving Tales: Peace and Quiet
Moving Tales: Peace and Quiet

Join us for a Moving Tales presentation of “Peace and Quiet.” Open to children ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, March 11
4:00 PM
North Regional Library
 

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Thursday, April 2
12:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional Library
Give a little TLC to your library and community! Volunteer to help make props and assist in creating a life-size game of CandyLand! Registration begins Monday, February 16.

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Bring your lunch and join us for the Classics Book Club. We will meet on the first Thursday of each month at 11:30 AM at the South Regional Library.
Thursday, April 2
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend Lafayette Genealogical Society’s “Genealogy 101” series and monthly meetings. All meetings take place at the South Regional Library. For more information, call 981-1028.
Genealogy 101
9:30 am
April 4, May 16
Monthly …

Popcorn Theater
Popcorn Theater

Join us for a movie and some popcorn and drinks at the South Regional Library!
Monday, April 6
2:00 pm
Big Hero 6 (2014) 102 min, PG
Thursday, April 30
4:00 pm
Annie (2014) 118 min, PG

Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays

eDevice Help Session
Learn how to use your tablet, eReader or smartphone!
South Regional Library
April 7, May 5
Jefferson Street Branch
April 14, May 12
North Regional Library
April 21, May 19

Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder
Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder

Children ages 5 – 12 are invited to make a popsicle stick bird feeder to use this spring! Birds will love eating their meals out of this cute creation! Register using the links below.
Tuesday, April …

Birds of Spring
Birds of Spring

Join us for our April craft! We’ll be making adorable birds using paper plates, feathers, and crepe paper. Tweet tweet! Register beginning March 23 using the links below.
Tuesday, April 7
2:00 pm
South Regional Library
Tuesday, April …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Our fabulous Teen Performance Troupe will be performing “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” which tells the wolf’s side of the story. Ages 5 – 12.
April 7, 8, and 9
10:30 AM
South Regional Library

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

Rehearsals & Performance:
Tuesday, April 7
9:00 – 11:30 am
South Regional
Wednesday, April 8
10:00 – 11:30 am
South Regional
Thursday, April 9
10:00 – 11:30 am
South Regional
Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet …

CandyLand
CandyLand

Play a life-sized version of CandyLand at the North Regional Library! Ages 3 – 9. No registration required.
Wednesday, April 8
10:00 AM and 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
 

Gaming @ Your Library
Gaming @ Your Library

Teens, get your game on at the library! Play Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart or bring games from home. Registration begins Wednesday, March 4.
Wednesday, April 8
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Jefferson St. Branch
Saturday, April 18
3:00 – 4:30 pm
South …

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

Presented by the Center for Louisiana Studies. All Book Talks are held at the South Regional Library. For more information, call  981-1028.
Thursday, April 9
6:30 PM
Zachary Richard
Faire Recolte (poetry) and The History of the Acadians of …

Drop Everything and Read Day
Drop Everything and Read Day

Ages 7-12. Party with Ramona and Beezus! Enjoy activities followed by a movie presentation.
Thursday, April 9
2:00 – 4:30 pm
South Regional Library
Friday, April 10
2:00 – 4:30 pm
North Regional Library

What is a Rain Garden?
What is a Rain Garden?

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22. Get closer to nature with this program! Bayou Vermilion District’s Margot Addison will explain the benefits of a rain garden.
Saturday, April 11
10:30 AM
North Regional Library

Family Spring Break Anime
Family Spring Break Anime

LouisiANIME is bringing anime fun for the whole family! Anime fans of all ages can enjoy games, crafts and food tasting during the event. Registration starts Monday, March 16 using the link below. See the picture below to …