Thanksgiving Day & Acadian Day: Closures

All library locations will close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. They will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday) and Acadian Day (Friday) and will reopen on …

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Southern Screen Filmmaking Workshop for Youth

Bckstry will provide a filmmaking workshop in conjunction with the Southern Screen Film Festival, where kids can recreate scenes from classic movies. Register online at southernscreen.org.

Saturday, November 18
10:00 AM – noon
Main Library

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..).

Needle Arts & Sewing Classes
Needle Arts & Sewing Classes

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All skill levels welcome, join us for stitching fun!
Thursdays: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
November 16, …

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, October 23.

Fall Fest
Fall Fest

Celebrate fall at the library with autumn-themed games, crafts, and treats. Fun for the whole family!
Friday, November 17
4:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library

Fandom Fridays
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for an fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Ages 12-18.
Main Library
Friday, November 17
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Friday, December 29
3:00 – 4:30 PM

LPL Coding Club
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up; Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Saturdays: Nov 18 & Dec 16
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

Holiday Sign Away
Holiday Sign Away

Enjoy a fun hour of holiday-themed signs presented by the UL American Sign Language Club. No sign language experience needed.
Saturday, November 18
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Sunday, December 10
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Student Support Sundays
Student Support Sundays

Need help getting started on a school project? Sign up for a one-hour slot for one-on-one help from a librarian. Open to all ages. Call to reserve your time slot. Children/Teens: 261-5778; Adults: 261-5787.
Sundays:
November 19, 26
December 3, …

Star Wars Escape Room
Star Wars Escape Room

Calling all rebels and Jedi! Can you escape the clutches of the Galactic Empire before time runs out? Find out if The Force is really with you in this fun Star Wars-themed escape game. Ages 12 and …

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.

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 5-12.
Monday, November 20
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Family Movies

Join us for a screening of a recent Hollywood hit movie! All Ages.
Monday, November 20: The Nut Job (84 min., PG, 2014)
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North Regional Library

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Make delicious creations from easy, no-bake recipes! Registration required. Ages 12 – 18.
Main Library
Monday, November 20, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Monday, December 18, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Make a Book Page Wreath
Make a Book Page Wreath

Design an ingenious wreath out of rolled book pages. Adults only please; Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

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.

Adopt a Rock
Adopt a Rock

Use your creativity to turn an ordinary rock into a forever friend! All rocks will go home with a certificate of adoption and tips for proper care. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 …

Pucci Percussion Workshop
Pucci Percussion Workshop

Facilitated by Herb “Pucci” Green, children will get to experience the art of hand drumming using African and Latin instruments and percussion techniques. Registration begins Monday, November 6.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Teen DIY Crafts
Teen DIY Crafts

We’ll provide the craft. You provide the creativity! Come in and make something amazing! Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Tuesday, November 21; 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 20; 6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library 

Crafternoon!
Crafternoon!

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5-12.
Tuesday, November 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library