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Writes of Spring Winners
Posted on April 29, 2016
Writes of Spring Winners

Congratulations to the young writers who placed in our Writes of Spring Writing Contest! Their names and the titles of their pieces are listed below.
The Awards Ceremony for K-8th grade winners will be held on …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on February 23, 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 …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 22, 2016
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 …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on February 22, 2016
Needle Arts Club

Drop-In and Share:
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library
April 28
Join us for fun knitting circles where you can bring by your latest project and show it off to other knitters. Open to all levels. No registration …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 22, 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 …

Family Matinee Theater
Posted on February 22, 2016
Family Matinee Theater

Join us to view movies for kids, with a snack and drink! Open to ages 5 – 12.
East Regional Library
Friday, April 29
4:00 PM
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015, PG, 89 min.)

Dracula Lives!
Posted on February 22, 2016
Dracula Lives!

April marks 104 years since the death of author Bram Stoker. Learn more about him and the Dracula lore he inspired in this display of collectibles and memorabilia.
April 1 – 30
Main Library

Winning with Stocks: An Intro to Fundamental Investing
Posted on February 22, 2016
Winning with Stocks: An Intro to Fundamental Investing

BetterInvesting volunteers will present tools for beginners on finding winning stocks and building a high-quality, long-term portfolio.
Saturday, April 30
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
South Regional Library

Accordion-Style Scrapbook/Journal craft
Posted on February 22, 2016
Accordion-Style Scrapbook/Journal craft

Create an accordion style book for use as a scrapbook or journal.  Supplies will be provided but you may bring pictures, mementos, etc. to include. Registration begins Monday, April 11. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, May 4
1:30 – 3:30 …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 22, 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 …

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on February 22, 2016
Teen Animanga Club

Watch and discuss anime and manga favorites!
South Regional
Friday, May 6
5:00 – 6:30 PM

Discover Genealogy
Posted on February 22, 2016
Discover Genealogy

Experts and novices alike can learn about researching family history at the library from the Lafayette Genealogical Society. The society also has special ‘Genealogy 101′ sessions monthly, and provides one-on-one help weekly at the Main Library.
Genealogy 101
May …

Drop-in Gaming for Teens
Posted on February 22, 2016
Drop-in Gaming for Teens

Teens are invited to drop-in and play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home.
East Regional Library
Saturday, May 7
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Saturdays: May 14
2:30 – 4:00 PM

Teen Comic Book Swap
Posted on February 22, 2016
Teen Comic Book Swap

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day by picking up a free comic supplied by Acadiana Comics & Collectibles (first 50 attendees) and swapping your old comics with friends, new and old.
Saturday, May 7
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South …

Coloring for Adults
Posted on February 22, 2016
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
North Regional Library
Wednesdays: May 11
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: May 18
1:00 …

Teen Read and Feed
Posted on February 22, 2016
Teen Read and Feed

Discuss teen books while enjoying tasty treats! Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Friday, May 13
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Teen Screen
Posted on February 22, 2016
Teen Screen

Join us for movie showings for teens ages 12 – 18! These showings take place at the East Regional and South Regional Libraries.
Friday, May 13
4:00 – 5:30 pm
East Regional
Beetlejuice (1988, PG, 92 min.)

Teen Library Corps
Posted on February 22, 2016
Teen Library Corps

Teens are invited to help plan library programs and suggest future events.
South Regional Library
Saturday, May 14
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Pom-Pom Painting
Posted on February 22, 2016
Pom-Pom Painting

Make some perfectly polka dotted art with pom-poms and paint! Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, May 2.
Thursday, May 19
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Chess Club
Posted on February 22, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up.
South Regional Library
Wednesday, May 25 (Registration begins May 2.)
6:00-7:00 pm