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Teen Volunteers Needed!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Volunteers Needed!

The Lafayette Public Library is looking for teen volunteers to assist with the 2016 Summer Reading Program. The program runs from Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, July 29 and volunteers are needed at the Main, …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on May 8, 2016
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Doll and Book Exhibit
Posted on May 8, 2016
Doll and Book Exhibit

Friday, April 22 – Thursday, May 26
South Regional Library
The Acadiana Babes Doll Club is sponsoring a free public exhibit at the South Regional Library to promote education and literacy through doll collecting and appreciation of …

“Captures”: Photography by Barry Bohn, MD
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Captures”:  Photography by Barry Bohn, MD

“Captures”
Photography by Barry Bohn, MD
Exhibit Dates: April 8 – June 23
Main Library
BIOGRAPHY
Barry Bohn MD
“I have been practicing ophthalmology in Lafayette since 1973. My interest in photography started when I took a world tour after graduating …

“Expressions in Color and Texture”
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Expressions in Color and Texture”

Paintings by Louise Guidry
Exhibit Dates: April 8 – June 23
Main Library
BIOGRAPHY
Louise Guidry
Painting and drawing have been a lifelong pursuit of St. Martinville native Louise Guidry. At 85 years old, she continues to produce incredible works …

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 …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 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 …

Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop
Posted on May 8, 2016
Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop

Think you can’t meditate? You can! Our expert guide will demonstrate practices that anyone can master. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, June 1
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, June 22
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, July 20
6:00 – …

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 …

Chocolate Games
Posted on May 8, 2016
Chocolate Games

Get in the game…relays, team and word games galore, all with chocolate! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, June 1
3:00 – 4:30 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, June 8
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 …

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: June 1, 15; July 6, 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: June 15; July 27
3:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturdays: June 18; 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, June 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, July 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, August 17
1:00 – 2:00 …

Farmer Jason
Posted on May 8, 2016
Farmer Jason

This Emmy award winner’s interactive concert includes toe-tapping tunes and eco-friendly chats about farming, animals, and the forest. Ages 5 – 10.
Thursday, June 2
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Thursday, June 2
2:30 – 3:15 PM
South Regional Library

The Art of the Mask
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Art of the Mask

Louisiana artist Season Bivens shows tweens how to make their own masks. Ages 9–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 3
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 14
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Friday, July 15
2:00 …

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 …

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.
Friday, June 3
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
The Hunger Games (2012, PG–13, 142 …

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.
Friday, June 3
5:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, June 8
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional …

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.
Genealogy 101
Saturdays: June 4; July 2; August 6
9:30 …

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, June 4
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday, June 16
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, July 9
2:00 …

Author’s Alley Book Sale and Signing
Posted on May 8, 2016
Author’s Alley Book Sale and Signing

Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Authors may reserve a table by calling 981-1028. Space is limited.
Sunday, June 5
12:30 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library