Lego Club

Ages 7 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration begins January 25 for the February sessions.
Main Library
Saturday, February 13
2:00 – 3:00 PM

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Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is back! The Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and several community organizations are collaborating for this community-wide reading and learning experience, centered around the book, Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis. See how four Latino students overcame the odds to take on MIT and other top-notch schools in a national underwater robotics competition. Explore the cultural and social issues surrounding this story with the following programs.

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Donate Your Beads!
Donate Your Beads!

What do you do with all those Mardi Gras beads after the parades have rolled through? Donate them to a good cause! All Lafayette Public Library locations are collecting beads for LARC’s Mardi Gras Beads-N-More …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

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 and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Entries Due Thursday, March 24.  Students in grades K – 12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia can submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Hot Wheels Speedway
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play with Hot Wheels race cars. Use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate race car experience. Registration beings Monday, December 28. Open to ages 7 – 12.
Friday, February 12
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional …

Family Matinee Theater
Family Matinee Theater

Join us for a film showing for families! Featured at four of our locations, kids are invited to come and watch a fun family feature! Refreshments will be served.
North Regional Library
Friday, February 12
4:00 pm
Frozen (2013) …

Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Join us for a feature film!
Friday, February 12
3:00 – 4:45 pm
South Regional
Pixels (2015, PG-13, 106 min.)

Friday, February 5
3:00 – 4:55 pm
East Regional
Ant-Man (2015, PG-13, 117 min.)

Kappa Delta Pi Storytime
Kappa Delta Pi Storytime

Come and enjoy these special storytimes by our future educators! Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society will host this storytime, followed by a craft. Storytimes will be held at the South Regional Library at 11:00 AM.
Saturdays:
February …

Drop-in Gaming for Teens
Drop-in Gaming for Teens

Teens are invited to drop-in and play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home.
Main Library
Mondays: February 15, 29
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional
Saturday, February 13
2:30 – 4:00 pm
East Regional
Saturday, February 20
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Help plan library programs and suggest future events. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, February 13
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional

Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)
Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)

Gentle Yoga: Mondays
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library: February 15, 22, 29
Join certified yoga instructors Mel and Kat for Gentle Yoga! These classes take place on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Adults only, please. No registration …

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Specific Instruction:
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Crochet: February 16
Learn more about an ancient craft and join us for stitching fun! An experienced stitch artist will be on hand to assist you. Registration begins Monday, October …

The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)
The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)

Local writer Ruth Foote will explain how what’s now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette became the first state-funded college in the South to accept African-American students.
Tuesday, February 16
6:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Experts and novices alike can learn about researching family history at the library from the Lafayette Genealogical Society. The society also has special ‘Genealogy 101′ sessions monthly, and provides one-on-one help weekly at the Main Library.
Monthly Meeting
6:00 …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. All meetings take place at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
Tuesday, February …

LRT: Crafts and Classes
LRT: Crafts and Classes

Build-a-Bot Craft
Build a robot good enough to eat! Use candy to create a robot-like creation to devour or display. Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 11.
Friday, February 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional
3D Printing and …

Glowing Volcano
Glowing Volcano

Light up the dark by building and erupting your own glow-in-the-dark volcano! Open to ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 25.
Wednesday, February 17
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Snack Attack Cooking for Teens
Snack Attack Cooking for Teens

Teens! Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Registration begins Monday, December 28.
Wednesday, February 17
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

North Regional Library Book Club
North Regional Library Book Club

Join us for the North Regional Library Book Club, held on the third Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM.
Wednesday, February 17
Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings
LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings

Documentary and Talk
View Underwater Dreams (2014, 44 min, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Spare Parts.
Thursday, February 18
Movie: 6:00 pm
Talk: 6:45 pm
East Regional Library
Thursday, March 3
Movie: 6:00 pm
Talk: 6:45 pm
North Regional Library
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