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Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on October 16, 2014
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
South Regional Library 981-1028
Thursday, November 13
6:30 pm
Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith
The Land Baron’s Sun: The …

Bad Art Fête Winners Announced
Posted on October 16, 2014
Bad Art Fête Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 Bad Art Fête:
1st Place Abigail Scott with “Na-Birdeon”
2nd Place Alexandra Bree Carson with “Pinkaliciously Hideous”
3rd Place Greta Warnke with “Goo Eyes”
Thank you to all of the Bad Art artists for …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Posted on October 16, 2014
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Registration begins Monday, September 8 at LafayettePublicLibrary.org. Please register for each date you are interested in attending by clicking the …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 16, 2014
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 …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Sessions
Posted on October 16, 2014
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Sessions

Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
October 21
 

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost
Posted on October 16, 2014
Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost

Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We’re making an awesome “sunken” pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters. Register using the links below beginning …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on October 16, 2014
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm to discuss mystery favorites! All meetings take place at the South Regional Library.
October 21
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on October 16, 2014
Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines’ first book, Catherine Carmier, and together with the Ernest J. Gaines Center on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we are celebrating his works! Join us for …

Story Times en Français
Posted on October 16, 2014
Story Times en Français

Join us for special Story Times en Français at the South Regional Library!
Bedtime Stories en Français
6:00 PM
October 22

SPARK Lab Classes Returning
Posted on October 16, 2014
SPARK Lab Classes Returning

Classes are back in our SPARK Lab! These classes are open to ages 9 and up (teen and adults, too).
Wednesday, October 22
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library
Using Tinkercad, participants will learn the basics of 3D …

Lawyers in Libraries
Posted on October 16, 2014
Lawyers in Libraries

Thursday, October 23
9:00 – 11:00 AM
The Lafayette Public Library is hosting “Ask-a-Lawyer” sessions that will allow patrons to get free, one-on-one legal help from local lawyers. These sessions will last approximately 15–20 minutes per person. …

Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens
Posted on October 16, 2014
Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November 15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. You can make an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up! Registration begins Thursday, October 9.
Thursday, …

Lego Club
Posted on October 16, 2014
Lego Club

Children will build different Lego structures based on a theme. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required.
Youngsville Branch
Monday, October 27
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Monday, October 20.
NOTE: There …

Teen Advisory Board
Posted on October 16, 2014
Teen Advisory Board

Teens will give voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins Friday, August 29 for South Regional Library and Monday, September 22 for North Regional Library. Register using the links …

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens
Posted on October 16, 2014
Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2.
Monday, October 27
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Jefferson Street
Monday, October 27
3:00 – 4:30 pm
South Regional

Wartless: A Puppet Show
Posted on October 16, 2014
Wartless: A Puppet Show

The Teen Performance Troupe will perform this tale of the very popular Wicky as she helps a new witch become the beauty that lies inside, while figuring out her own life and love! Ages 5-12.
All performances take …

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on October 16, 2014
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to be performed for families and children. Registration begins Monday, September 15.
Rehearsals & Performances:
October 28, 29, 30
9:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event
Posted on October 16, 2014
NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event

Wednesday, October 29
6:30 – 8:00 pm
South Regional Library Meeting Room
Refreshments provided.
Join us for our annual National Novel Writing Month kick-off to learn about the worldwide writing challenge and how you can write a novel by …

Friends Annual Author Dinner
Posted on October 16, 2014
Friends Annual Author Dinner

The Friends of the Library will be hosting its annual Author Dinner on Thursday, October 30.  This year’s event features award-winning columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson. The dinner will take place at the Petroleum Club from …

Medicare 101
Posted on October 16, 2014
Medicare 101

Thursday, October 30
10:00 am
South Regional Library
Representatives from LA SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), a federally regulated organization that provides objective information about Medicare, will answer questions on the following topics:
• What is Medicare?
• Components of A and B
• …