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Storytime Calendar
Posted on February 14, 2018
Storytime Calendar

A variety of Storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish.  For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our Storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Writes of Spring 2018
Posted on February 14, 2018
Writes of Spring 2018

 

Thank you to all the students that entered the Writes of Spring Writing Contest! Winners of the 2018 Writes of Spring Writing Contest will be posted here  Wednesday, April 25. The  awards ceremonies will be in …

Board Game Basement
Posted on February 14, 2018
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 15 and up.

Fandom Fridays
Posted on February 14, 2018
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for an fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Ages 12-18. Register online!
Friday, April 20
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Make a Terrarium
Posted on February 14, 2018
Make a Terrarium

Get your hands dirty and celebrate Earth Day 2018 by creating a mini-ecosystem. Registration begins Monday, March 26.
Saturday, April 21
10:30 am – noon
North Regional Library
 

Teen Library Corps
Posted on February 14, 2018
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, April 21
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

French Fun Day
Posted on February 14, 2018
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented en français. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
Saturday. April 21: Culinary Critique with Kelon George, “The Youngest Food Critic in Town”
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

ACT Practice Test
Posted on February 14, 2018
ACT Practice Test

Take an ACT practice test provided by the Princeton Review in a fully-proctored test-like environment.  Registration begins Monday, April 9th.
 
 

Henna 101
Posted on February 14, 2018
Henna 101

Learn all about the art of henna from expert Laura Westbrook.  Registration begins March 12.
Saturday, April 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on February 14, 2018
Drop-In Gaming

Play Switch or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Saturdays:
April 21, May 12
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library

In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House
Posted on February 14, 2018
In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House

Sunday, April 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM)
Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
Limited seating and admission is free. Refreshments will be served.
C. E. Richard is a writer and filmmaker specializing in the history, culture, and ecology …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 14, 2018
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.

Make a Wooden Spring Plaque
Posted on February 14, 2018
Make a Wooden Spring Plaque

Design a crafty hanging sign using paints, markers and a recycled jar top. Registration starts Monday, March 26.
Tuesday, April 24
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 14, 2018
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.

Love Our Earth
Posted on February 14, 2018
Love Our Earth

In honor of Earth Day, join us for a showing of Disney Nature’s Born in China (2016, 79 minutes, Rated G) while making an Earth-themed craft. Ages 5-12. No registration required.
Tuesday, April 24
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

#FESTIVALREADY
Posted on February 14, 2018
#FESTIVALREADY

Everything you need for Festival International! Registration begins Monday, April 9.
Tuesday, April 24
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Chess Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 12
 
Wednesday, April 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on February 14, 2018
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
April: Polar Exploration

East Regional Walking Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
East Regional Walking Club

Join us at the new Sports Complex in Broussard at the Walking Trail Entrance (located at the soccer field parking lot). All fitness levels welcome! Adults only, please.

Write with Us!
Posted on February 14, 2018
Write with Us!

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!
Wednesday, April 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library