Zoo-Zoom: the Little Zoo on Wheels

Come see the animals that Zoo Zoom has while visiting the library! Zoo Zoom “The Little Zoo on Wheels” is a unique way of educating and entertaining children and adults with animals. Learn about some …

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Summer Reading Weekly Winners
Summer Reading Weekly Winners

Congratulations to our weekly winners of our Summer Reading Program!

Theatrical Play
Theatrical Play

Local theater instructor Alicia Chaisson shows how theater exercises can wake up the mind, body and voice. Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Friday, July 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library 

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
East Regional Library
Meeting Room 1 
Thursday, July 28
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Saturday, July 23
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South …

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 …

Teen Screen
Teen Screen

Join us for movie showings for teens ages 12 – 18! These showings take place at the East Regional, South Regional and Main Libraries.
Friday, July 22
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
The 5th Wave (2016, PG–13, 112 …

Family Field Day
Family Field Day

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of playing games and putting your teamwork to the test. Fun for all ages! Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Saturday, July 23
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library

All Day Anime
All Day Anime

UL Lafayette’s Anime Club is back to host an amazing day of cosplay, anime workshops, snacks and a drawing contest. Bring a bag lunch. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, June 27.  All Day Anime Art Contest …

Family Movies
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, July 25
2:00 PM
Big Hero 6 (2014, PG, 102 min.)
Monday, August 1
2:00 PM
Goosebumps (2015, PG, 103 min.)
 

Twisty Sports Mobile
Twisty Sports Mobile

Make a twisty sports mobile and add all the sports you want to add! Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Saturday, July 23
2:00 – 2:45 PM
Main Library
Tuesday, July 26
2:30 –3:15 PM
East Regional Library
Pick up Take It and …

Teen Performance Troupe
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed! Voice actors, behind-the-scenes help, and puppeteers for shows to be performed for children. Ages 12–18.
Rehearsal and Performance:
Monday, July 25
9:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
Tuesday, July 26
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
Wednesday, …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come see our Teen Performance Troupe perform the classic tale of the Tortoise and the Hare! Ages 5–12.
Monday, July 25 – Wednesday, July 27
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
 

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 Monday, May 23.
Monday, July 25
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

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.

Book Buds
Book Buds

If you need a little extra reading practice (or just can’t get enough books!) consider becoming a Book Bud. Book Buds will meet Mondays in June and July to read and listen to books with …

Yoga with Mel and Kat
Yoga with Mel and Kat

Gentle Yoga
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 required. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable …

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.
South …

Preparing for the Inevitable: Protecting Your Loved Ones
Preparing for the Inevitable: Protecting Your Loved Ones

Tuesday, July 26
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library
An informational session discussing the practical benefits of planning for the protection of your family should you predecease them.  Topics discussed will be on life insurance and funeral planning.

Explore and Invent with LittleBits
Explore and Invent with LittleBits

Unlock your creativity and assemble electronic components from our LittleBits kits to make your own awesome inventions. Electronics + Engineering + Creativity = Summer Fun! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, July 26
2:00 …

Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease: Late Stage Treatment and Care
In this second part of the series, Debra Harrington will discuss the progression of the condition and what types of medical treatments may have an impact at that stage.
Tuesday, …

Teen Snack Attack
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, July 26
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library