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Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library
Posted on June 30, 2015
Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library

Please join us for the GRAND RE-OPENING of the MAIN LIBRARY, located at 301 W. Congress Street in Downtown Lafayette, on Monday, July 6, 2015. There will be a flag raising outside the entrance of the …

S.T.E.A.M. Through Summer!
Posted on May 28, 2015
S.T.E.A.M. Through Summer!

Looking for ways to encourage your kid’s brain and body to stay active this summer? Each week starting June 1, we’ll post a new S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) project on this page …

SYNC Audiobooks Available Now!
Posted on May 7, 2015
SYNC Audiobooks Available Now!

SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads — a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title — each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in …

Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!

Escape the Ordinary and read this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational activities. Register here or at any of our libraries starting Monday, May 18.

Summer Reading Program Weekly Winners
Posted on May 7, 2015
Summer Reading Program Weekly Winners

Every week, a lucky patron is selected as a winner from the Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs! See the list of winners below.
Week One:
Teen Winner: Lillie A. (South Regional)
Adult Winner: Jean F. (South Regional)
Week …

SPARK Lab Classes
Posted on May 7, 2015
SPARK Lab Classes

Open Lab
Wednesdays: July 1, July 15, August 5
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Open Lab for library patrons who have completed the Intro to 3D Design and 3D Printing or one of the computer programming classes.  …

LGBT Pride Month Display
Posted on May 7, 2015
LGBT Pride Month Display

June is LGBT Pride Month, a time to commemorate the beginning of the modern gay civil rights struggles: June 1969. To learn more, visit our display of books by prominent gay/lesbian authors.
June 15 – 30
Jefferson Street Branch

Who’s Your Hero?
Posted on May 7, 2015
Who’s Your Hero?

All Ages
May 1 – June 30
South Regional Library
Every hero has a story, and every person has a hero. We want to honor yours! Adults may bring photos (4” x 6” or smaller), momentos and short bios depicting their hero …

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Posted on May 7, 2015
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Ages 3 and up. Wear pajamas and enjoy some night-time stories. After this special edition of Pajama Party storytime, children can leave a stuffed animal at the library for a super fun sleepover! Pick up the …

Kick it up a Notch: Life Coaching Workshops
Posted on May 7, 2015
Kick it up a Notch: Life Coaching Workshops

Local life coach and author Sue Schleifer will help you explore ways of being, doing and thinking that contribute to a full, balanced, energetic life.
Tuesday, June 30
6:00 pm
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 8
6:00 pm
East Regional Library
Saturday, …

“What My Camera Sees”: Photography by Bob Adams
Posted on May 7, 2015
“What My Camera Sees”: Photography by Bob Adams

Exhibit Dates: June 30 – August 25, 2015
Main Library
 

Modern War Stories Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
Modern War Stories Book Club

Join us for the newly formed Modern War Stories Book Club. This book club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.
July 8
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben …

Ramadan Display
Posted on May 7, 2015
Ramadan Display

Our display of books by prominent Muslim authors will coincide with the month of spiritual reflection practiced around the world.
June 17 – July 17
Jefferson Street Branch

National Ice Cream Month
Posted on May 7, 2015
National Ice Cream Month

July 1 – July 31
Main Library
A sweet display about this favorite frozen treat.
What is Gelato?
Silvia Bertolazzi with Carpe Diem! Gelato-Espresso Bar will discuss all things gelato and hand out samples!
Monday, July 20
3:00 pm
Main Library

SRL Classics Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
SRL Classics Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Library Classics Book Club! We’ll be reading a classic each month. Come on your lunch break on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a …

Yoga for Adults
Posted on May 7, 2015
Yoga for Adults

Certified yoga instructors lead your choice of Gentle Yoga or Chair Yoga (for those with limited mobility) in this series of free classes. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if taking the Gentle Yoga class. Register at LafayettePublicLibrary.org for the 4-week session of your …

Family Movie Matinees
Posted on May 7, 2015
Family Movie Matinees

Join us for Family Movie Matinees! Open to all ages, held at both the North and East Regional Libraries. All films begin at 2:30 PM.

Monday, July 6 
2:30 pm
Spy Kids (2001) 88 min, PG

Monday, July 13 
2:30 pm
Superman (1978) 143 …

Popcorn Theater
Posted on May 7, 2015
Popcorn Theater

Kids ages 5 – 12 are welcome to come and watch movies at the South Regional Library! We’ll be serving popcorn and drinks.
Monday, July 6 

2:00 pm
Paddington

(2014) 95 min, PG

Friday, July 31 
2:00 pm
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge …

Main Movie Matinee
Posted on May 7, 2015
Main Movie Matinee

Ages 5-12. Join us at the Main Library for a matinee!
Friday, July 24
Annie (2014) 118 min, PG
2:00 pm
Main Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Meet a Firefighter!

Tour a fire truck and talk to firefighters after storytime.
Tuesday, July 7
10:00 AM
South Regional Library