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

Congratulations to our weekly winners of our Summer Reading Program!

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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 …

Edible Native Plants of Louisiana
Edible Native Plants of Louisiana

Join Louisiana plant expert, Dr. Charles Allen, for a lively discussion about plants you can eat!
Tuesday, June 28
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Main Library Meeting Room (2nd Floor)

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.
Main …

Healthy Cooking Social at East Regional Library
Healthy Cooking Social at East Regional Library

Have fun eating healthy with others! Bring a fully prepared healthy dish and the recipe to share. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, June 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Meet a Firefighter!

Meet a real firefighter from the Lafayette Fire Department, tour a fire truck and learn about fire safety. Ages 3–12.
Tuesday, June 28
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Castle

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, June 28
2:00 …

Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC
Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC

Make a digital choose-your-own-adventure story with staff from Acadiana Open Channel! Write diverging plot lines, shoot and edit video and let the viewers choose the ending. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 28
2:00 – …

Comedy Storytelling with Bil Lepp
Comedy Storytelling with Bil Lepp

Laugh out loud at the tall tales from this five-time champion of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest. Recommended for adults.
Wednesday, June 29
6:30 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

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 …

Storytelling with Bil Lepp
Storytelling with Bil Lepp

Come listen to the hilarious storytelling of Bil Lepp, full of tall tales and witty stories about life! Ages 7–12.
Wednesday, June 29
2:30 – 3:15 PM
East Regional Library

Life Size Gaming
Life Size Gaming

Play giant versions of Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pac Man and more! Snacks and crafts provided. Ages 9 & up.
Wednesday, June 29
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Carencro Community Center
(next to North Regional Library)
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional …

Get Fit!
Get Fit!

Come to our 4-week class and get fit with your little one! All caregivers are welcome. Ages 2-5. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
4-Week Session: June 29
3:00 – 3:45 PM
South Regional Library Storytime Room

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.
Wednesday, June 29
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
Jurassic World (2015, PG–13, 124 min.)
Thursday, June …

Teen Snack Attack
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, June 29
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, July 26
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Planning Your Wedding
Planning Your Wedding

Recently engaged? Don’t know where to start planning the big day? Professional event planner Jamasie Marzell of Events & Occasions by Giovanni will discuss the basics.
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 6:30 PM
Main Library

Mystical, Magical Mandalas
Mystical, Magical Mandalas

Learn the story of mandalas and create a personal one of your own. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Thursday, June 30
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, July 6
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Fourth of July Hat
Fourth of July Hat

Make a fourth of July hat out of red, white and blue! Don’t forget the stars – it’s the fourth of July! Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Thursday, June 30
2:00 – 2:45 PM
Main Library
Thursday, June 30
2:30 – …

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 …

Teen AniManga Club
Teen AniManga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12–18.
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Friday, July 8
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Friday, August 12
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South …