Programs

Adult

Teen

Child

News You Can Use

Home » Archive by Category

Programs

Book Spine Poetry
Posted on March 27, 2019
Book Spine Poetry

In recognition of National Poetry Month, our Teen Department is holding a Book Spine Poetry Contest!
The Rules:
1. Grab some books (at least three).
2. Stack them up!
3. Arrange them so the titles make a poem.
4. Take …

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on February 5, 2019
LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!

Your Student ID Card now serves as one of your most important school supplies: A Lafayette Public Library Card.
The Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System have teamed up this year to provide …

YA March Madness
Posted on February 4, 2019
YA March Madness

March Madness is here, but instead of basketball, we’re all about books! Help us pick the Teen Book Champion by voting to narrow down a list of popular stories to one grand champion. We’ll announce …

Board Game Basement
Posted on February 4, 2019
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 14 and up.

Discover Genealogy
Posted on February 4, 2019
Discover Genealogy

One-On-One Help
Tuesdays
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Main Library
 
 

Teen Drawing Round Table
Posted on February 4, 2019
Teen Drawing Round Table

In the collaborative spirit of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of teen artists meets monthly at the library to exchange ideas, techniques, and banter.
Thursdays:
April 18; May 16
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on February 4, 2019
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Saturday, April 20
 The Incredibles 2 (PG, 2018)
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

LEGO Club
Posted on February 4, 2019
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. *No registration necessary.
Saturday, April 20
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

YA Lit Lovers Book Club
Posted on February 4, 2019
YA Lit Lovers Book Club

Finally, a book club for teens and adults who love reading young adult literature! Eat snacks, discuss this month’s selection, learn about read-alikes, and share your current favorites! Meets one Saturday each month, 1:00 – …

French Fun Day
Posted on February 4, 2019
French Fun Day

French language programs for the whole family!  Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, March 11.
Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:30 am
April 20: Hot Wheels Speedway
Main Library

The French Table
Posted on February 4, 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 …

LPL Cardio Club
Posted on February 4, 2019
LPL Cardio Club

Looking for motivation to get moving? Come walk or run with us! Open to all fitness levels and all ages. Various distances are available. Strollers welcome.
 
 

Chess Club
Posted on February 4, 2019
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 25.
Mondays: April 22
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

 

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on February 4, 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 …

Teen Snack Attack
Posted on February 4, 2019
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, February 25
Monday, April 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Pokémon Rescue!
Posted on February 4, 2019
Pokémon Rescue!

Oh no! Team Rocket has stolen Pokémon from Professor Cypress. Break into their base and rescue the missing Pokémon before Jesse and James return. Ages 7-12. Registration by phone or in person only begins Monday, March 25. 
Monday, April …

Creative Recycling
Posted on February 4, 2019
Creative Recycling

In celebration of Earth Day, create something original by using items provided. Ages 5–12.
Monday, April 22
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library
 
 

Raise Our Voices: Community Spoken Word Performance
Posted on February 4, 2019
Raise Our Voices: Community Spoken Word Performance

Performance:
Alex “PoeticSoul” Johnson and members of the community will perform spoken word pieces in response to the exhibition “Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex: Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick.” Curated by the Hilliard University …

Pipirit Performance
Posted on February 4, 2019
Pipirit Performance

Students in the Pipirit choir from Place d’Armes 2 Middle School and Sarrault Elementary School have partnered with Myrtle Place Elementary as part of a cultural exchange project. They have traveled from Martinique and will …

Cutting Up – Makerspace
Posted on February 4, 2019
Cutting Up – Makerspace

Cutting Up at East Regional Library
Learn how to create designs to be cut by the Silhouette or Cricut cutting machine. Make stickers, vinyl decals, heat transfers, and more! Registration begins Monday, March 11.
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 …