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Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 2016
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.

Teen Screen
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Screen

Join us for movie showings for teens ages 12 – 18! These showings take place at the East Regional, South Regional and Main Libraries.
Thursday, June 30
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
Indiana Jones and the Last …

Planning Your Wedding
Posted on May 8, 2016
Planning Your Wedding

Recently engaged? Don’t know where to start planning the big day? Professional event planner Jamasie Marzell of Events & Occasions by Giovanni will discuss the basics.
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 6:30 PM
Main Library

Explore and Invent with LittleBits
Posted on May 8, 2016
Explore and Invent with LittleBits

Unlock your creativity and assemble electronic components from our LittleBits kits to make your own awesome inventions. Electronics + Engineering + Creativity = Summer Fun! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Thursday, June 30
1:00 …

Mystical, Magical Mandalas
Posted on May 8, 2016
Mystical, Magical Mandalas

Learn the story of mandalas and create a personal one of your own. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Thursday, June 30
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

Fourth of July Hat
Posted on May 8, 2016
Fourth of July Hat

Make a fourth of July hat out of red, white and blue! Don’t forget the stars – it’s the fourth of July! Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Thursday, June 30
2:00 – 2:45 PM
Main Library
Thursday, June 30
2:30 – …

Yoga with Mel and Kat
Posted on May 8, 2016
Yoga with Mel and Kat

Gentle Yoga
Join certified yoga instructors Mel and Kat for Gentle Yoga! These classes take place on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Adults only, please. No registration required. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable …

Teen AniManga Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen AniManga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12–18.
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Friday, July 8
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Friday, August 12
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on May 8, 2016
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.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting
The Lafayette Genealogical Society …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 2016
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 …

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on May 8, 2016
Drop-In Gaming

Play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Wednesdays: July 6, 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: July 27
3:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturdays: July 16; August 20
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Main Library Anniversary Celebration
Posted on May 8, 2016
Main Library Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, July 7
10: 30 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Library
The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Library is celebrating one year of serving the people of Lafayette in the newly renovated downtown facility. The library re-opened on July …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Needle Arts Club

Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesday, July 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, August 17
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
 
East Regional Library:
Introduction to Knitting

Yarn …

Small Folk Studio
Posted on May 8, 2016
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, July 8
1030 – 11:15 AM
Main Library Craft Room
Monday, July 25
10:30 …

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed! Voice actors, behind-the-scenes help, and puppeteers for shows to be performed for children. Ages 12–18.
Rehearsal and Recording:
Friday, July 8
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
Rehearsal and Performance:
Monday, July 25
9:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional …

LEGO Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
East Regional Library
Meeting Room 1 
Saturday, July 9
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday, July 28
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Main Library
Craft Room …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014, PG, 81 min.)
Monday, July 25
2:00 PM
Big Hero 6 (2014, PG, 102 min.)
Monday, August 1
2:00 PM
Goosebumps (2015, PG, 103 min.)
North Regional Library
Meeting …

Dance Your Way to Fitness
Posted on May 8, 2016
Dance Your Way to Fitness

Burn those calories with hip-hop dance, taught by local dance instructor Whitney Hebert.
Monday, July 11
6:30 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library