Festival International Closures

Due to Festival International, the Jefferson Street Branch will be closed at certain times. Please see the schedule below.
Wednesday, April 23
Jefferson Street Branch closes at 5:00 PM.
Thursday, April 24
Jefferson Street Branch closes at 5:00 PM.
Friday, …

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The Wartville Wizard: Puppet Show

Ages 5–12. Ever wonder what happens to all the litter we throw away? This puppet show puts litter in a new light when the Wartville Wizard gets angry enough to do something about it!

Thursday, April 24
10:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

Writes of Spring Award Ceremonies
Writes of Spring Award Ceremonies

The Writes of Spring contest was a great success! Winners will be announced on our website on Friday, April 25, with winners being notified by phone beforehand. Thanks to all of our participants who submitted …

Teen Book Club
Teen Book Club

Thursday, April 24
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
6:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library
Join in a discussion of The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Register and pick up a book beginning Monday, March 24.

Teens: Get Your Game On
Teens: Get Your Game On

Show how you can brawl with the best in a Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament or Just Dance! Registration begins Monday, March 3.
Friday, April 25
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional

Teen Advisory Board
Teen Advisory Board

These teens have a voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources at the South Regional Library. Registration begins Monday, March 3.
Friday, April 25
11:00 am– 12:30 pm
South Regional Library 

“The Tale of Peter Rabbit” Puppet Show & Craft
“The Tale of Peter Rabbit” Puppet Show & Craft

Join us for “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” puppet show and craft. Note: craft supplies are limited. Ages 3 – 12.
Tuesday, April 29
4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Teen Animanga Club
Teen Animanga Club

Watch and discuss video clips. Refreshments provided. All films rated PG-13.
Wednesday, April 30
6:00 – 7:30 pm
North Regional Library

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 …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

On the first Saturday of each month, the Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers on the third Thursday of …

Native American Display
Native American Display

On display April 7 – May 2
North Regional Library
Visit our library to view this beautiful collection of Powwow dance regalia, belonging to Kenneth Klimowitz and Gina Smith. Klimowitz is a member of the Mississippi Band …

An Evening with LA Poet Laureate Ava Leavell Haymon
An Evening with LA Poet Laureate Ava Leavell Haymon

Tuesday, May 6
7:00 pm
South Regional Library Meeting Room
Join us for a unique evening celebrating the writing of our local talent. Ava Leavell Haymon will read and discuss her works following the Writes of Spring High …

Acadiana RC&D Lecture Series: Whooping Cranes
Acadiana RC&D Lecture Series: Whooping Cranes

Thursday, May 8
7:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library
This informative and exciting program is sponsored by the Acadiana RC & D. Learn about Louisiana’s whooping crane reintroduction program and the crane’s amazing journey back from the …

“Beautiful Louisiana” Photography by Linda Smith
“Beautiful Louisiana” Photography by Linda Smith

“Beautiful Louisiana” Photography by Linda Smith
Exhibit Dates: April 17 – June 11, 2014
Galerie Lafayette
Featured at ArtWalk May 10.
Galerie Lafayette is located in the Jefferson Street Branch at 538 Jefferson Street. For more information, Call 261-5787.

South Regional Sci-fi Fantasy Book Club
South Regional Sci-fi Fantasy Book Club

Sci-fi and Fantasy lovers, join us on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss both classic and new books!
2nd Tuesday
6:30 PM
South Regional Library
May 13
We
by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Chess Club for Tweens
Chess Club for Tweens

Ages 7– 12.
Register by calling the library or online using the links below.
South Regional Library 981-1028
Monday, May 19
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Registration begins Monday, May 12.

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the South Regional Library at 6:30 pm to discuss mysteries!
May 20
Duty to the Dead
by Charles Todd

Staging Matters
Staging Matters

How Home Staging Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster and for a Higher Price
Wednesday, May 21 
6:00 pm
South Regional Library 981-1028
Realtor Chantal Saucier, Ph.D., and home staging expert Michelle Molinari explain why home sellers should …

Memorial Day Closure
Memorial Day Closure

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, all branches of the Lafayette Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 26. Happy Memorial Day!

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Friday, May 30
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Fizz, Boom, Read! with your child this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Children (and adults and teens, too*) can win prizes for reading …

Register now for 100 Book Club!
Register now for 100 Book Club!

Are you an avid reader looking for a way to challenge yourself in 2014? Register for our 100 Book Club today! This program encourages patrons to read 100 books in the calendar year. Those who …

TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!
TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!

Parents, looking for something to engage a reluctant reader or a lover of non-fiction? Check out TrueFlix! This great literary resource by Scholastic provides short videos and ebooks on a variety of non-fiction topics, including …