Fix-It Café

Have some broken or torn items? Fix them, don’t throw them out! No Waste Lafayette and Project Front Yard are hosting a Fix-it Café at the Main Library from 10-2 focusing on bike repair, clothing, textiles, leather goods and …

Read the full story »
Programs

Adult

Teen

Child

News You Can Use

News You Can Use »

Check out musical instruments from the M.I.Brary!

Check Out the Musical Instrument Library (M.I.Brary)!

You can now check out a guitar, keyboard, or even an accordion the same way you would a book at the Chenier Branch of the Lafayette Public Library!

Who knows — maybe we’ll be reading about you next!

Read the full story »

Name the Musical Instrument Contest
Name the Musical Instrument Contest

Contest fun only at North Regional Library!  Name the musical instrument the staff person is showcasing in each of 14 photos to enter to win a prize!
Visit the North Regional Library Information Desk now through July 31, and enter …

Fandom Fridays
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for a fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Ages 12-18. 
Friday, July 20
Cosplay Workshop
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Main Library

Zumba at the Library
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this summer with Sahra Arabaca, a licensed Zumba instructor, and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you!

Saturday, July 21
10:00 am – 11:00 am
South Regional Library

After-Hours Mini Golf
After-Hours Mini Golf

Families will have a “hole” lot of fun in the library after-hours as they play through a multi-hole mini-golf course set up throughout the library.
Saturday, July 21
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Switch or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
 
 
 
 

Saturdays:
July 21, August 18
2:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library
Saturdays:
July 28, August 25
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
 

 

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. 

Avengers Escape Room
Avengers Escape Room

Avengers fans, assemble your team to help Earth’s Mightiest Heroes save the world in this escape game! For Ages 12 & up.
Register by phone only for June program beginning Monday, June 4. 
Register by phone only …

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.  They will promote reading, libraries, …

Master Puppet Theater
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 3-10.
Monday, July 23
10:30 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library

Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop
Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop

Learn how to walk away a winner when losing is not an option. This safety class is for women to learn safety, get physical, and learn how to fight for their lives!
Recommended for females Ages …

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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.

Intro to Handweaving
Intro to Handweaving

Create handwoven coasters using a small loom that you can bring home. For Ages 14 & up.
Registration begins Monday, July 2.
Tuesday, July 24
6:00 – 8:00 pm
East Regional Library

3D Printing 101
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online!
Registration begins Monday, June 18.
Tuesday, July 24
3:30 – 4:30 pm
South Regional Library Makerspace

LEGO WeDo Workshop
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 7 – 12.
Tuesday, July 24
3:00 – 4:30 pm
East Regional Library 

 

 
 

No Time ‘Til Show Time: Puzzle Room
No Time ‘Til Show Time: Puzzle Room

Trapped backstage at a concert, can you escape in time to catch the show? Grab your friends and find out! For Ages 7–12.
Registration by phone only, begins Monday, May 21.

Tuesday, July 24
12:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional …

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, July 2.
Wednesday, July 25
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library

Family Movies
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library! Look below for times and showings:

Beads in Bloom: French Beading
Beads in Bloom: French Beading

Connie Boustany will teach the traditional craft of French beading to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind flower. For Ages 14 & up.
Registration for June programs begins Monday, May 21; Registration for July and August programs begins …

“A Summer Place” Painting Workshop
“A Summer Place” Painting Workshop

Create an intuitive, summertime-invoking work of art on canvas paper using acrylic paints, clear masks, and patterned paper. For Ages 14 & up.
Wednesday, July 25
2:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library

Write with Us! – CANCELLED
Write with Us! – CANCELLED

Explore multi-genre creative writing with writing instructors from UL Lafayette, who will discuss the writing process and provide valuable feedback. All writing levels welcome!