Lafayette Reads Together

 This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

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100 Book Club

Make a New Year’s resolution to read more! Vow to read 100 books in 2015. Online registration for the 100 Book Club 2015 is open (patrons can also register in person at any Library location). Congratulations to all who completed their 100 books in 2014.

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens
Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

Battle with the best in a Super Smash Bros. brawl or bring board and card games from home! Registration begins December 31 for the January dates and January 30 for the February dates.
Wednesday, January 21
4:00 – …

SPARK Lab Classes
SPARK Lab Classes

Introduction to 3D Modeling and Printing: Adult Workshop
Wednesday, January 21
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library
Hearing about 3D printing and wondering what all the fuss is about? Gain hands-on experience with 3D modeling and printing by …

Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft
Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft

Make a fun goldfish kite out of a toilet paper roll, to start off the Chinese New Year! Register using the links below beginning January 6.
Thursday, January 22
4:00 pm
North Regional Library 
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 pm
Youngsville Branch
Wednesday, …

HTML for Teens
HTML for Teens

Teens are invited to learn basic HTML webpage coding. Registration begins December 29.
Thursday, January 22
6:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows for families and children. Registration begins January 5.
Rehearsal
Thursday, January 22
12:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional Library
Rehearsal & Performance
Thursday, February 19
12:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional …

Tenth Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Tenth Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

Cinema on the Bayou is an annual five-day film festival held throughout Lafayette, aimed at advancing the understanding of Cajun and Creole cultures through film screenings, panels and cultural exchanges among French Louisiana, the U.S. and Francophone countries. The festival …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Children ages 7 and up are welcome to come and make cool Lego creations! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register online using the links below.
North Regional Library
Saturday, January 24
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins …

Saturday Storytime en Français
Saturday Storytime en Français

Join us at the South Regional Library for a special Saturday storytime en français!
January 24 and February 28
11:00 AM
South Regional Library

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, January 5 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
South Regional Library
February 2, February …

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

Martin Cooperson, Electronic Resources Librarian, will conduct free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette. For a complete list of programs and times click on the following link. Registration information will be also …

Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God
Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God

Ages 5 – 12. Interactive storytelling and yoga for kids. Register beginning January 5 using the links below.
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion
Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation
Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Teens are invited to take an ACT practice test in a fully-proctored test-like environment. This practice test is sponsored by Kaplan, who will provide teens with a comprehensive analysis detailing individual strengths and weaknesses via …

Play Ball
Play Ball

Learn more about the history of African Americans in baseball with this display and movie showing at the South Regional Library.
“African Americans in Baseball” display: February 1 – 28
Movie Showing
Wednesday, February 25
6:30 PM
42: The Jackie …

Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft
Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session

Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! All …

Valentine Heart Dude Craft
Valentine Heart Dude Craft

Create a cute Valentine Heart Dude for your sweetheart! Made out of a cup with long bendy arms and legs, he’s sure to delight anyone you give it to! Open to children ages 5 – …

Heartfelt Art Journaling
Heartfelt Art Journaling

Create a scrapbook journal with special meaning. Supplies are provided, and you can bring your own mementos. Register online beginning Monday, January 12 using the link below.
Thursday, February 5
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library

Mardi Gras Closures
Mardi Gras Closures

Saturday, February 7 (parades)
North Regional closed all day.
Jefferson Street closes at 1:00 PM.
Friday, February 13 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 14 (parades)
Jefferson Street closed all day.
Monday, February 16 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Tuesday, February 17 (Mardi Gras)
All …