Writing Contest Winners Announced

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the Writes of Spring writing contest.  Contest winners along with friends and family are invited to an awards ceremony and reception at the South Regional …

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March Madness Teen Book Tournament WINNER

The March Madness Teen Book Tournament has ended and the winner is… The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! Thanks to everyone who voted. Keep up the reading to discover more great YA books! Congratulations to the winner of the drawing for a signed YA book, Ben S.!

 

SPARK Lab Classes
SPARK Lab Classes

3D Print a Frog Vase
Wednesday, April 22
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Learn the basics of 3D design and printing by making a 3-D frog vase. Open to ages 9 and up. Register beginning April 13 using …

Lego Club
Lego Club

Ages 7 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register using the links below.
Youngsville
Monday, April 20
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Registration begins Monday, April 13.

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Register online beginning Monday, March 9 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
North Regional Library
April 20
6:00 PM

Chess Club
Chess Club

All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Register using the links below.
Monday, April 20
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South Regional Library
Registration begins Monday, April 13.

Recycled Book Wreath
Recycled Book Wreath

Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22. Get closer to nature with these programs!
Tuesday, April 21
1:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library
Use book pages and ribbon to make a beautiful wreath. All supplies will be provided. Registration starts Monday, April …

Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays

eDevice Help Session
Learn how to use your tablet, eReader or smartphone!
South Regional Library
May 5
Jefferson Street Branch
May 12
North Regional Library
April 21, May 19

Birds of Spring
Birds of Spring

Join us for our April craft! We’ll be making adorable birds using paper plates, feathers, and crepe paper. Tweet tweet! Register beginning March 23 using the links below.
Tuesday, April 21
4:00 pm
Jefferson Street Branch
Tuesday, April 21
4:00 …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We discuss mysteries on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
April 21
Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin
May 19
The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

Festival International Closures
Festival International Closures

Due to Festival International in downtown Lafayette, the Jefferson Street Branch will operate at an amended schedule. For details about Festival, click here. The Buchanan Street parking lot will be unavailable throughout the duration of …

Teens Go Green with Recycled Crafts!
Teens Go Green with Recycled Crafts!

Thursday, April 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library
Celebrate Earth Day by re-purposing old magazines and wall calendars into unique coasters and envelopes. Registration begins Sunday, April 12.

Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder
Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder

Children ages 5 – 12 are invited to make a popsicle stick bird feeder to use this spring! Birds will love eating their meals out of this cute creation! Register using the links below.
Friday, April …

CoderDojo in the Spark Lab
CoderDojo in the Spark Lab

CoderDojo is a volunteer-led, independent, community-based programming club for young people ages 7 – 17. Participants will learn how to code and develop software using programming languages such as Scratch and Python. Register online using …

“The World is Your Oyster” Art by Cezanne Nails
“The World is Your Oyster” Art by Cezanne Nails

Art by Cezanne Nails
Exhibit Dates: April 28 – June 29, 2015
Galerie Lafayette
“The World is Your Oyster” will be featured at the ArtWalks on May 9 and June 13. For more information, call 261-5787.

Popcorn Theater
Popcorn Theater

Join us for a movie and some popcorn and drinks at the South Regional Library!
Thursday, April 30
4:00 pm
Annie (2014) 118 min, PG

Who’s Your Hero?
Who’s Your Hero?

All Ages
May 1 – June 30
South Regional Library
Every hero has a story, and every person has a hero. We want to honor yours! Adults may bring photos (4” x 6” or smaller), momentos and short bios depicting their hero …

Classics Book Club
Classics Book Club

Bring your lunch and join us for the Classics Book Club. We will meet on the first Thursday of each month at 11:30 AM at the South Regional Library.
Thursday, May 7
Persuasion by Jane Austen

“See What I See” Watercolors by Tony Cutrera
“See What I See” Watercolors by Tony Cutrera

Watercolors by Tony Cutrera
Exhibit Dates: February 25  – April 27, 2015
Galerie Lafayette at the Jefferson Street Branch
Featured at ArtWalk on April 11.

Second Saturday ArtWalk
Second Saturday ArtWalk

Stop in at our Jefferson Street Branch to check out what’s being displayed in the Galerie Lafayette. ArtWalk takes place from 5:30 – 8:30 PM.
May 9 and June 13: “The World is Your Oyster” Art …

Summer Reading Program 2015
Summer Reading Program 2015

Summer Reading Program
Ages Birth–12 years old

Dates to Join
May 18 – July 24, 2015

Receive Awards
June 1 – July 31, 2015
Escape the Ordinary and read this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy …

SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join the South Regional Library’s Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club as we meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
May 12
Yesterday’s Kin by Nancy Kress