Princess Party

Come to the library to meet Belle, Tiana, and Rapunzel! Hear a story, sing along with the princesses and participate in other royal activities fit for a princess or prince! Come dressed up! Ages 3-12.

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Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Writes of Spring Writing Contest

The contest is open to students in grades K-12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia.

Students can submit original pieces of short fiction, non-fiction, drama (high school only) or poetry in English or French.
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Small Folk Studio
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore are mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Friday, March 24
10:00 – 10:45 AM
South Regional Library

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Kick back and enjoy a blast from the past by watching classic animated cartoon favorites from the ’80s and ’90s.
Adults Only:
Saturday, March 25
10:00 – noon
Main Library
*Refreshments provided.

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Online registration begins Monday, February 20.
Saturday, March 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

East Regional Library Walking Club
East Regional Library Walking Club

All fitness levels welcome! The Walking Club meets each Monday in the library’s entryway to walk around the adjoining park. Adults only, please.
Mondays at 9:30 AM

Study Space for Teens
Study Space for Teens

Need a spot to study, work on a group project or write that paper you’ve been putting off? We’ll provide the space and snacks! Ages 12 – 18.

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfy clothes and bring a mat or large towel. No registration required. Adults only, please.
Tuesdays: March 28;
April 4, 11, 18, 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at 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..).

Makey Makey and Little Bits
Makey Makey and Little Bits

It’s all about conductivity, perseverance and problem solving…come and play! Ages 12-18. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.
Tuesday, March 28
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional 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.
Main …

Thursday Movies at the Library
Thursday Movies at the Library

Join us each Thursday at the South Regional Library for a new movie (or a movie connected to a new movie). Adults welcome.
South Regional Library
981-1028
March 30
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Zoolander 2
(2016, PG-13, 102 minutes)

Fencing Demo
Fencing Demo

Local fencer Mark Tauzin will provide a brief history of swordplay followed by a demonstration of the late medieval and early Renaissance fencing styles. Adults.
Thursday, March 30
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library 

Operation Invention
Operation Invention

Come play with Makey Makey kits!  A banana piano? A play dough game controller? The sky’s the limit! Ages 9-12. Registration for March and April programs begin on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
East Regional …

Big Fish Aquarium
Big Fish Aquarium

Inspired by the art of Ulla Milbrath, the ocean and their own imaginations, children will make a large scale fish of three dimensions for display and play! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, Monday, March 6. 
Thursday, March …

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.

The French Table South: La Table Française
The French Table South: La Table Française

The French Table South meeting will provide a forum for individuals who want to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Leaders plan to use historical documentary films, vocabulary, …

Pet Care and First Aid
Pet Care and First Aid

Local veterinarian Jim Carson shows how to take care of your furry friends. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Hamilton Social for Teens
Hamilton Social for Teens

Hamilton fans unite for this social. Rise up for sing-alongs, party games, trivia, and much more! Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library 

Unplugged Mondays
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from one of ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, April 3
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library 

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, April 4
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Downtown Writers’ Group
Downtown Writers’ Group

Join a group of writers in downtown Lafayette on the first Wednesday of the month for support and discussion of individual writing efforts.
Wednesday, April 5
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library