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LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on May 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 …

New Mobile App!
Posted on May 5, 2019
New Mobile App!

The new Lafayette Public Library app is here! Download it today for iOS or Android by searching “Lafayette Public Library” in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once you’ve downloaded the app, simply …

Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”
Posted on May 5, 2019
Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started, or come pick up a paper reading log at your nearest library branch.

Hampstead Stage Company Presents: The Jungle Book
Posted on May 4, 2019
Hampstead Stage Company Presents: The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling’s novel, The Jungle Book, comes to life as Mowgli, an abandoned “man cub” raised by wolves, embarks on an adventure in the jungle. Through the use of puppets and masks, we meet Baloo …

Solar System Bracelets
Posted on May 4, 2019
Solar System Bracelets

Adrian Guidry from Adorn will provide the gemstones, beads, and jewelry accessories as well as her expertise to make solar system bracelets. Registration begins Monday, June 3.
Tuesday, June 18
3:30 – 4:30 pm
North Regional Library

Code Like a Girl
Posted on May 4, 2019
Code Like a Girl

Girls, start your journey into coding with Google CS First. We will spend a week creating our own stories through code. Ages 8 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 3. Participants will need to attend the …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on May 4, 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, June 3. 

Discover Genealogy
Posted on May 4, 2019
Discover Genealogy

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

Space Academy
Posted on May 4, 2019
Space Academy

Come learn the skills essential for life in outer space! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, June 3. 
Tuesday, June 18
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

“Sunny Days” Wooden Plaque
Posted on May 4, 2019
“Sunny Days” Wooden Plaque

Make a charming hanging of a happy sun and cute flowers, using a pattern. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Tuesday, June 18
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Milton Branch

Chenier Shenanigans
Posted on May 4, 2019
Chenier Shenanigans

Join us for after-school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays:
June 18, 25
July 9, 16, 23, 30
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Chenier Branch

Emotional Wellness Support Group
Posted on May 4, 2019
Emotional Wellness Support Group

Emotional wellness is the awareness, acceptance, and expression of thoughts and feelings through positive behaviors and healthy relationships. Join Shelly Killingsworth, Licensed Professional Counselor, for monthly discussions and activities that will help you build emotional …

Teen Lego Lab
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen Lego Lab

Teenage LEGO-lovers can hang out, build original creations for display, and explore LEGO Mindstorms in this monthly meetup. Registration begins Monday, June 3.
Tuesdays: June 18 & July 16
3:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library

Tech Assistance
Posted on May 4, 2019
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays:
June 18; July 16; August 20
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

Ollie Robot Lab
Posted on May 4, 2019
Ollie Robot Lab

Meet your need for speed with the Ollie racing robot! The power is in your hands as you navigate obstacle courses, execute tricks, and take on other fun challenges. Ages 8 – 12. Registration begins …

Mystery Book Club
Posted on May 4, 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!
June 18 …

Space Movies by the Decade
Posted on May 4, 2019
Space Movies by the Decade

Join us in celebrating a Universe of Stories with a weekly film series featuring space movies from every decade.
June 18 - Space Jam (PG, 1996)
July 9 - The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (PG, 2005)
July 23 - Guardians of the …

All Day Anime
Posted on May 4, 2019
All Day Anime

UL Lafayette’s Anime Club and other local groups are working together to host an amazing day of cosplay, anime workshops, snacks, and a drawing contest. Bring a bag lunch.
Wednesday, June 19
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
South …

Chess Club
Posted on May 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, June 3.
Wednesday, June 19
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South Regional Library

K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell
Posted on May 4, 2019
K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell

Meet a local sheriff and his fellow four-legged officer. Ages 3-12.
Wednesday, June 19
10:30 – 11:15 am
Main Library