Memorial Day Closures

All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. They will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

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Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started, or come pick up a paper reading log at your nearest library branch.

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Movies That Skip Through Time
Movies That Skip Through Time

Thursdays in May will be devoted to movies that use nonlinear timelines to develop (and sometimes obscure) plot. How does the past inform the present? Ages 18 & up.
May 23 -  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 14 and up.
Thursdays: May – July (except holidays)
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Main Library
 

Chess Club
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 25.
Thursday, May 23
6:00 – 7:00 pm
North Regional Library

School’s Out Blowout
School’s Out Blowout

School’s out for the summer! Start your summer off right with a party at the library after the doors are locked and everyone else has gone home. Ages 7 – 18. Registration begins Monday, May 6.
Friday, …

Semester Abroad
Semester Abroad

Considering a semester abroad? Join Tulane student Antonio Milton as he discusses his semester in Germany and gives tips for planning and surviving a
successful semester abroad without breaking the bank.
Friday, May 24
4:00 – 5:00 pm
South …

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Family Picnic
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Family Picnic

Come out and celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a family picnic! We will have a special outdoor storytime with activities and snacks. Please pack your own lunch and blankets! (In case of inclement weather, …

Chenier Shenanigans
Chenier Shenanigans

Join us for after-school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays:
May 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 9, 16, 23, 30
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Chenier Branch

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing, or other needle arts? Bring your own project and get new ideas. No registration required. All skill levels welcome, join us for stitching fun!
 

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

One-On-One Help
Tuesdays
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Main Library
 

Small Business Development
Small Business Development

An ongoing series hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. Visit our website or call 482-6312 for a full description of these exciting and informative workshops.
South Regional Library Workshops
May 29 - Developing …

Write with Us!
Write with Us!

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at creative writing, this program is for you! We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts.
Thursdays
May – August
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Ani-May Rock Painting
Ani-May Rock Painting

Teens are welcome to hang out with fellow anime fans while painting rocks and eating snacks! Ages 12-18.
Wednesday, May 29
3:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or bring card/board games from home. For Ages 12-18.
 

Teen Take Outs
Teen Take Outs

Come in and take a craft to go!
May 1 – 31
Main Library

Exploring Deep Space with LIGO
Exploring Deep Space with LIGO

Professor Dennis Ugolini will teleconference in from Trinity University to present an overview of LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory), an effort to detect gravitational waves and study Einstein’s theory of relativity in black holes.
Wednesday, …

2019 Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
2019 Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Discover space with A Universe of Stories this summer! Our annual Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration will take place on Saturday, June 1 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Main Library and Parc Putnam. …

LPL Cardio Club
LPL Cardio Club

Looking for motivation to get moving? Come walk or run with us! Open to all fitness levels and all ages. Various distances are available. Strollers welcome.
 
 

Trivia Time
Trivia Time

Do you think you know trivia? Get a team together and test your skills against others in our monthly themed trivia contests. Let the team with the most trivial knowledge win!
June 3: Space
July 1: Movie …

James Wand’s Secret Agent Magic Show
James Wand’s Secret Agent Magic Show

Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to join James Wand on an exciting and hilarious adventure of magic and mystery. Help James Wand solve clues and secret codes. Prepare to be amazed by the …

Galaxy Candle Holders
Galaxy Candle Holders

Decorate a votive candle holder with a galaxy of colors and sparkles. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, August 12.
Friday, August 23
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library