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Bad Art Fête Winners Announced
Posted on October 16, 2014
Bad Art Fête Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 Bad Art Fête:
1st Place Abigail Scott with “Na-Birdeon”
2nd Place Alexandra Bree Carson with “Pinkaliciously Hideous”
3rd Place Greta Warnke with “Goo Eyes”
Thank you to all of the Bad Art artists for …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 16, 2014
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Martin Cooperson, Electronic Resources Librarian, will conduct free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette. For a complete list of programs and times click on the following link. Registration information will be also …

Lego Club
Posted on October 16, 2014
Lego Club

Children will build different Lego structures based on a theme. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required.
North Regional Library
Saturday, October 25
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Saturday, October 18.
Youngsville Branch
Monday, …

Teen Advisory Board
Posted on October 16, 2014
Teen Advisory Board

Teens will give voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins Friday, August 29 for South Regional Library and Monday, September 22 for North Regional Library. Register using the links …

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens
Posted on October 16, 2014
Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2.
Monday, October 27
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Jefferson Street
Monday, October 27
3:00 – 4:30 pm
South Regional

Wartless: A Puppet Show
Posted on October 16, 2014
Wartless: A Puppet Show

The Teen Performance Troupe will perform this tale of the very popular Wicky as she helps a new witch become the beauty that lies inside, while figuring out her own life and love! Ages 5-12.
All performances take …

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on October 16, 2014
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to be performed for families and children. Registration begins Monday, September 15.
Rehearsals & Performances:
October 28, 29, 30
9:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost
Posted on October 16, 2014
Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost

Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We’re making an awesome “sunken” pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters. Register using the links below beginning …

Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens
Posted on October 16, 2014
Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November 15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. You can make an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up! Registration begins Thursday, October 9.
Tuesday, …

NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event
Posted on October 16, 2014
NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event

Wednesday, October 29
6:30 – 8:00 pm
South Regional Library Meeting Room
Refreshments provided.
Join us for our annual National Novel Writing Month kick-off to learn about the worldwide writing challenge and how you can write a novel by …

Friends Annual Author Dinner
Posted on October 16, 2014
Friends Annual Author Dinner

The Friends of the Library will be hosting its annual Author Dinner on Thursday, October 30.  This year’s event features award-winning columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson. The dinner will take place at the Petroleum Club from …

Medicare 101
Posted on October 16, 2014
Medicare 101

Thursday, October 30
10:00 am
South Regional Library
Representatives from LA SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), a federally regulated organization that provides objective information about Medicare, will answer questions on the following topics:
• What is Medicare?
• Components of A and B
• …

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on October 16, 2014
Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines’ first book, Catherine Carmier, and together with the Ernest J. Gaines Center on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we are celebrating his works! Join us for …

Halloween at the Library
Posted on October 16, 2014
Halloween at the Library

Friday, October 31 (while supplies last)
All Library Branches
Looking for a safe place to Trick-or-Treat, rain or shine? Come in costume to any Lafayette Public Library location on Halloween!

Veterans Day Memorabilia Display
Posted on October 15, 2014
Veterans Day Memorabilia Display

Veterans Day Memorabilia Display
Bring your family’s military memorabilia to the library for a special Veterans Day display.
October 20 – November 6
North Regional Library 896-6323
Carencro Veterans Day Celebration
Tuesday, November 6
11:00 AM
Carencro Community Center
Join us for the annual …

NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins
Posted on October 15, 2014
NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins

NaNoWriMo, the world’s largest writing challenge, encourages aspiring writers ages 13 and up to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Group write-ins will be held at the South Regional Library every Saturday and Sunday in November. Refreshments provided.
For …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on October 15, 2014
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event.
Genealogy 101
9:30 AM
South Regional …

50th Anniversary of Flat Stanley
Posted on October 15, 2014
50th Anniversary of Flat Stanley

Calling All Kids!
Ages 3-12
November 1 – December 1
Design your own Flat Stanley and take a photo of him on an adventure, around town or across the globe! We want to see your creative Flat Stanley photos, in honor of …

Saturday Storytime with Kappa Delta Pi
Posted on October 15, 2014
Saturday Storytime with Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi, a local teachers honor society, will come in and perform special storytimes for kids 3 – 6 years old.
November 1, 29
11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Holiday Card Exchange
Posted on October 15, 2014
Holiday Card Exchange

Why keep those unused holiday cards? Exchange them or leave them for others to use this year! Bring your unwanted cards to our library, and walk away with some you really like!
November 3 – December 24
South Regional Library