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Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman
Posted on December 3, 2019
Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

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 …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on December 2, 2019
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 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 …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on December 2, 2019
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

 
Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on December 1, 2019
Zumba at the Library

Get moving and make some noise with Zumba on Friday afternoons! Licensed instructor Sahra Arabaca will lead an energetic workout for all ages.
Fridays:
January 17, 31; February 14, 28
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on December 1, 2019
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12.    Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Friday, January 17
4:00 …

The French Table
Posted on December 1, 2019
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 …

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on December 1, 2019
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 18; February 15
2:30 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Posted on December 1, 2019
Teen Library Corps

Teens are welcome to hang out with friends, discuss old and new programs, and work on upcoming library projects. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12–18.
Saturdays:
January 18; February 15
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies: Ralph Breaks the Internet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Family Movies: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Fun movies for the whole family! All ages.
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018, PG, 112 minutes)
Saturday, January 18
2:00 – 4:00 pm
&
Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019, PG, 86 minutes)
Monday, February 24
2:00 – 3:30 pm
West Regional Library

LEGO Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up.
Saturdays: January 18; February 22
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

French Fun Day
Posted on December 1, 2019
French Fun Day

French language programs for the whole family! Ages 5-12.
Saturday, January 18 – LEGO fête
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

 

Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s

Part of Mouton House Lecture Series: Speaker Rachel Thomas, Curator of the Tupper General Merchandise Museum in Jennings, will talk about living in rural Louisiana during the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s where a family had …

Krazy for K-pop
Posted on December 1, 2019
Krazy for K-pop

Teen K-POP fans are invited to bring a photo of their favorite idol to make photo cards, listen to K-POP, and make some new friends. Ages 12–18.
Sunday, January 19
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Make a Paracord Bracelet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Make a Paracord Bracelet

Create your own paracord survival bracelet that is both fashionable and functional. It’s a perfect accessory for wilderness adventures or in case of emergency. Ages 12–18. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, December …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on December 1, 2019
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.
Genealogy 101
Saturday, February 1
9:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

Harry Potter Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
Harry Potter Book Club

Spellbinding book discussions and more for teens and adults that NEED to discuss theories out of earshot from muggles. Ages 12 & up. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 at the Main Library
January 21 – Harry Potter …

Mystery Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. Click here for Mystery Book Club news and links!
January 21  …

Acrylic Painting for Beginners–Fleur de Lis
Posted on December 1, 2019
Acrylic Painting for Beginners–Fleur de Lis

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? In this class, you will learn the basics of acrylic painting and create an original work of art. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Tuesday, …

Tech Assistance
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tech Assistance

Register for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines! Ages 18 & up.  Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Tuesdays:  January 21; February 18
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Maker Meetup
Posted on December 1, 2019
Maker Meetup

Like crafting, building, creating, and making of all kinds? Join like-minded makers for a short presentation and socialization each month leading to Maker Faire 2020 (March 28, 2020). These gatherings are sure to get your …