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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Travels in Alaska: A Photo Journey

Join us to learn more about small ship adventures in Alaska with Jeffrey and Christine Smith of Northwest Navigation. For twelve years Jeffrey and Christine have been cruising in Alaska on the Motor Vessel David B. They present a slideshow filled with stories of the majestic landscapes and wildlife they have encountered.

Sunday, February 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. Registration for February programs begins Monday, October 23; Registration for March, April and May programs begins Monday, February 19.
 

Sensory Shenanigans
Sensory Shenanigans

Children will have fun while practicing motor skills, as well as reinforcing concepts such as colors, numbers, and letters.  Ages 3-5.
Saturday, February 24
10:30 – 11:30 AM
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 24
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Library
Register here!
 

My First Book Club
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

Beyond Black History Month
Beyond Black History Month

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series showcases prominent speakers on the topic of Black History. Tuesday, February 27 6:30 – 7:30 PM Main Library Dr. Toby Daspit of UL Lafayette will discuss the hip-hop experience in …

Marketing 101
Marketing 101

Learn more about marketing concepts and strategies and how to develop a marketing plan, plus gain access to quality marketing resources. Hosted by Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. No registration required.
Tuesday, February 27
6:00 – …

Homework Hangout
Homework Hangout

Looking for resources to help with homework? Join us for Homework Hangout to get homework assistance using library resources. Open to Ages 7 – 18.
Tuesdays:
February 27, March 13, April 10, May 8
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Switch or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, February 27
Monday, March 5
Wednesday, April 18
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

10 Steps to Taking Great Photos
10 Steps to Taking Great Photos

Learn ten easy steps to better photos from professional photographer James Freeman. Whether you shoot for hobby, or just want better pics from your phone, this class will help you take that next step. Open …

Write with Us!
Write with Us!

Explore creative writing with two writing instructors from UL Lafayette. Discuss the writing process and get valuable feedback;  Multi-genre. All writing levels are welcome. Adults only.
Wednesday, February 21
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South 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 28
9:00 – 9:45 AM
St. Julian Park/Sports Complex

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.

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux
Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories:
Artwork by Kay Richoux
January 12 – April 12, 2018
Main Library

A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield
A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield

A Collection of Illustrations:
Artwork by Angela Barefield
January 12 – April 12, 2018
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 for February programs begins Monday, October 23; Registration …

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.

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing or other needle arts?  The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All …

Storytime Calendar
Storytime Calendar

A variety of Storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish.  For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our Storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Teen DIY Crafts
Teen DIY Crafts

We’ll provide the craft. You provide the creativity! Come in and make something amazing! Registration online!
Thursday: March 1
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main 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 Monday, February 19.