Martin Luther King Jr. Day: All Libraries (Except Butler) Closed

All library locations will be closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Butler Memorial Branch WILL be open 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

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Lafayette Reads Together Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with Finding Gobi

 Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading program from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations to get the community reading, sharing and discussing the same book. Free copies of the book will be available at all library branches, donated by the Lafayette Public Library Foundation, beginning Monday, January 14. Read the full story »

Zumba at the Library
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this fall with licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you! Open to All Ages.

Design on a Dime
Design on a Dime

Learn how to use Canva and other free resources to create personalized graphic designs. Registration begins Monday, November 5.
Calendars
Saturday, January 19
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
East Regional Library

The French Table
The French Table

L’Atelier de la Table Française (The French Table) Workshop provides a forum to improve your verbal skills in both Cajun and standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to …

Teen Library Corps
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays: January 19, February 16
1:00 – 2:00 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.
Saturdays: January 19, & February 16
2:30 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

French Fun Day
French Fun Day

French language programs for the whole family!  Ages 5 – 12. Registration for January and February dates begins Monday, December 31. 
Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:30 am
January 19:Enfants Dans la Cuisine (Easy recipes for kids)
February 16: Allons Courir …

LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. *No registration necessary.
 
 

Mouton House Lecture Series
Mouton House Lecture Series

Doors open at 1:30 pm. Limited seating and admission is free. Ages 14 & up.
First Cousins: Cajun and Creole Music
This documentary explores the rich musical heritage of South Louisiana’s multiethnic, French-speaking people. Followed by filmmakers, …

Book-to-Movie Showings
Book-to-Movie Showings

Read the book or check it out on audio beforehand; then join us for a discussion after the movie!
The Darkest Minds (PG-13, 2018)
Sunday, January 20
2:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Virtual Dog Day Afternoon (LRT)
Virtual Dog Day Afternoon (LRT)

Virtual reality is going to the dogs! Come in on Tuesdays from January through March to play our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality game, Stunt Corgi. As the parent of one daring corgi that dreams of …

Pillow Your Pet (LRT)
Pillow Your Pet (LRT)

Think your pet is cute? Bring your pet’s picture to the library and we’ll make it into a tiny pillow. For Ages 18 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 31.
Tuesday, January 22
5:30 – 6:30 pm
North …

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 available. Strollers welcome.
 
 

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!
 

Silverbacks & Silver Screens
Silverbacks & Silver Screens

Movie showing with live comedic riffs by Silverbacks Improv Theatre. Ages 14 & up.
**Cancelled**
Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone
Tuesday, January 22
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Main Library

Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

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

Snack Attack
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, December 31.
Tuesdays: January 22 & February 26
4:30 – …

Hot Wheels Speedway
Hot Wheels Speedway

Fun ways to experience math and science concepts through creative play with tracks, ramps, and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Ages 5-12.  registration begins Monday, December 31. 
Tuesday, January 22
4:00 – 5:00 …

Sew Awesome Mittens
Sew Awesome Mittens

Hand sew a pair of mittens to keep your hands nice and warm on cold days. Supplies provided. Ages 9 – 12. Registration begins Monday, December 31. 
Tuesday, January 22
2 sessions:
2:30-3:30 pm
4:00-5:00 pm
North Regional Library

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.
Wednesdays:
January 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

The Great Yarn Swap
The Great Yarn Swap

If you knit, crochet, or are just generally crafty, you’ll probably have lots of extra yarn hanging around. Bring in your unwanted yarn to swap with others and leave with something new.
Wednesday, January 23
6:00 – …