Lafayette Reads Together

 This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

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100 Book Club

Make a New Year’s resolution to read more! Vow to read 100 books in 2015. Online registration for the 100 Book Club 2015 is open (patrons can also register in person at any Library location). Congratulations to all who completed their 100 books in 2014.

Lego Club
Lego Club

Children ages 7 and up are welcome to come and make cool Lego creations! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register online using the links below.
North Regional Library
Saturday, February 21
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins …

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, January 5 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
South Regional Library
February 2, February …

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 …

Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft
Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft

Make a fun goldfish kite out of a toilet paper roll, to start off the Chinese New Year! Register using the links below beginning January 6.
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 pm
Youngsville Branch
Wednesday, January 28
4:00 pm
Milton Branch
Friday, January …

Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God
Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God

Ages 5 – 12. Interactive storytelling and yoga for kids. Register beginning January 5 using the links below.
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 PM
South Regional Library 

SPARK Lab Classes
SPARK Lab Classes

Introduction to 3D Modeling and Printing: Adult Workshop
3D Conversation Hearts
Wednesday, January 28
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tweens will design and personalize their own conversation hearts using Tinkercad software and the 3D printer in SRL’s Spark …

Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion
Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation
Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

ACT Practice Test
ACT Practice Test

Teens are invited to take an ACT practice test in a fully-proctored test-like environment. This practice test is sponsored by Kaplan, who will provide teens with a comprehensive analysis detailing individual strengths and weaknesses via …

Play Ball
Play Ball

Learn more about the history of African Americans in baseball with this display and movie showing at the South Regional Library.
“African Americans in Baseball” display: February 1 – 28
Movie Showing
Wednesday, February 25
6:30 PM
42: The Jackie …

Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft
Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session

Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! All …

Valentine Heart Dude Craft
Valentine Heart Dude Craft

Create a cute Valentine Heart Dude for your sweetheart! Made out of a cup with long bendy arms and legs, he’s sure to delight anyone you give it to! Open to children ages 5 – …

Heartfelt Art Journaling
Heartfelt Art Journaling

Create a scrapbook journal with special meaning. Supplies are provided, and you can bring your own mementos. Register online beginning Monday, January 12 using the link below.
Thursday, February 5
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library

Mardi Gras Closures
Mardi Gras Closures

Saturday, February 7 (parades)
North Regional closed all day.
Jefferson Street closes at 1:00 PM.
Friday, February 13 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Saturday, February 14 (parades)
Jefferson Street closed all day.
Monday, February 16 (parades)
Jefferson Street closes at 5:00 PM.
Tuesday, February 17 (Mardi Gras)
All …

Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955
Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955

Author Ann Dobie will talk about one of her books, “Remembering Lafayette 1930-1955″. Her talk will cover the pre-World War 2 years, development of education and the university, local businesses, entertainment and making a living …

Injury Prevention Series
Injury Prevention Series

Tips and advice from local chiropractor Shawn Johnston.
ACL Injury Prevention
February 10
5:30 – 6:30 PM
North Regional Library

FUN-tastic Art
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, February 10
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration beings February 2.

South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club! Held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm
February 10
The Martian by Andy Weir

Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft
Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft

Teens are invited into our test kitchen to create and enjoy the easiest single-serving brownie ever! Registration begins January 3.
Wednesday, February 11
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Jefferson Street Branch
Thursday, February 19
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
South Regional Library