LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits. Take building to a new level! Ages 8–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Thursday, July 28
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main …

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Summer Reading Weekly Winners
Summer Reading Weekly Winners

Congratulations to our weekly winners of our Summer Reading Program!

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.

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.
Thursday, July 28
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015, …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
East Regional Library
Meeting Room 1 
Thursday, July 28
4:00 – 5:00 PM
 

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 …

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/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

Featuring Harvey Rabbit, Cecil the Orangutan, and T-Boy the Alligator with Mr. Tim and Miss Laura in a fun-filled, energetic show of puppetry, music, comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and audience participation. Ages 3–12.
Friday, July 29
9:30 – …

Family Movies
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, August 1
2:00 PM
Goosebumps (2015, PG, 103 min.)
 

Lizards and Gators and Snakes, OH MY!
Lizards and Gators and Snakes, OH MY!

Ecologist Brad Glorioso with the National Wetlands Research Center will discuss native Louisiana reptiles and amphibians.
Wednesday, August 3
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

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.
South …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting
The Lafayette Genealogical Society …

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.
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: August 17
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: August 17
2:00 – …

Libraries Closed Wednesday, August 17
Libraries Closed Wednesday, August 17

All Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed until 1:00 PM on Wednesday, August 17 due to staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience. All libraries will reopen at 1:00 PM.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

Teen AniManga Club
Teen AniManga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12–18.
Friday, August 12
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library

Fireside Gathering: Hearthstone
Fireside Gathering: Hearthstone

Join fellow Hearthstone players to talk about the game and enjoy a few battles. Please bring your own device for playing. Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, August 16
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

North Regional Library
Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesday, August 17
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
 
 

Pokemon Go Party
Pokemon Go Party

Join us at South Regional Library for a Pokemon Go Party! We will be dropping lures every thirty minutes. While catching your Pokemon, visit our Makerspace to create a 3-D Poke-creation, enjoy some Wii gaming, …

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Saturdays: August 20
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Large Meeting Room