Geek Cinema at the Library

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films! Open to teens and adults. Thursdays, 6-8 PM
East Regional Library
Thursday, September 21
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Clue (1985, PG, 94 minutes)

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Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month and we have two limited edition library cards to celebrate! If you do not have a library card, you can sign up at any of our branches to receive a limited edition card featuring local artist Susan Hamilton’s artwork “Land of Dreams” or DC Comic’s Teen Titans.

September 1 – 30
All Library Locations

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 …

Make Your Own Movie Trailer!
Make Your Own Movie Trailer!

Make your own movie trailer using an iPad and the iMovie app! Ages 8-12. Registration begins Tuesday, September 5.
Wednesday, September 20
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Refreshments provided. Ages 15 and up. 
Main Library
Wednesdays: September 20; October 18
5:30 – 8:30 PM

DIY Teen Crafts
DIY Teen Crafts

Drop in during this open craft time and explore your creativity with a variety of materials. We’ll provide you with snacks and everything you need to make a unique work of art; paints, fuse beads, …

Coloring for Adults
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
Wednesday, September 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting
The Lafayette Genealogical Society meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Meetings include guest speaker presentations on genealogy and local history, and anyone interested may attend.
Thursdays:
September 21; …

Autumn Still Life Drawing Workshop
Autumn Still Life Drawing Workshop

Explore basic drawing techniques by sketching and coloring a pleasing still life composition. All levels of experience are welcome…from the beginner to the advanced artist. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Thursday, September 21
2:00 – …

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at three of its locations: the East and North Regional Libraries and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
6:00 – 7:30 PM
September 14, 21, …

The Art of Construction
The Art of Construction

Interior designers and engineers unite! Construct a room out of paper and create your own tiny world to enjoy. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 11.
Thursday, September 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Thursday Movies at the Library
Thursday Movies at the Library

Enjoy screenings of 2017 Oscar winners and nominees! Refreshments provided. Open to teens and adults.
All films begin at 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
September 21: Sing Street (106 minutes, Rated PG-13)

Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking

Whispers of My Soul:
Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
June 9 – November 9
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..).

They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell
They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell

They Came From the Darkness:
Fused Glass and Encaustic Art by James McDowell
June 9 – November 9
Main Library

Family Movies
Family Movies

Join us for a screening of a recent Hollywood hit movie! All Ages.
Saturday, September 23: Rock Dog (90 min., PG, 2016)
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North Regional Library
Saturday, September 23: Matilda (102 min., PG, 1996)
2:00 – 3:45 …

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:
September 24; October 1, …

Cane Chair Repair
Cane Chair Repair

Don’t toss it, fix it! Bring your broken chair and learn the various materials, tools and methods used to repair it in this six-session workshop. (See supply list below.)
This is a six-week program; participants must …

Digital Bookmobile at South Regional Library
Digital Bookmobile at South Regional Library

Monday, September 25
12:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
The Digital Bookmobile will be at the South Regional Library, on Monday, September 25!
The Digital Bookmobile promotes the library’s digital catalog of FREE eBooks and audiobooks to your …

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.

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Main Library
Mondays: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
September 25, October 30

Homework Hangout
Homework Hangout

Looking for resources to help with homework? Join us for Homework Hangout to get homework assistance using library resources. Open to Ages 7 – 18.
Tuesdays:
September 26; October 10, 24
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch