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Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 4, 2017
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Bayou Sara: Used to Be by Anne Butler
Tuesday, September 12
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library
Scopena: A Memoir of Home by Buddy Roemer
Tuesday, …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on August 4, 2017
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 April 27 through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on August 4, 2017
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at three of its locations: the East and North Regional Libraries and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
6:00 – 7:30 PM
August 24, 31
September …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 4, 2017
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..).

Chess Club
Posted on August 4, 2017
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, June 5.
Wednesday, August 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 3, 2017
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.

Teen Library Corps
Posted on August 3, 2017
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends new and old, and help plan future library programs.  Ages 12 – 18.
Mondays: August 28, September 11, October 16
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library 

Small Folk Studio
Posted on August 3, 2017
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Friday, September 1
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on August 3, 2017
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Fridays: September 1, October 6
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Ten Secrets of E-Book Publishing Success
Posted on August 3, 2017
Ten Secrets of E-Book Publishing Success

Join author Deborah LeBlanc and members of the Writers’ Guild of Acadiana for an in-depth workshop on the e-book publishing process and the path to successful e-book authorship. Registration begins Monday, August 14.
Saturday, September 2
10:00 AM …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 3, 2017
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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.
Saturdays:
September 2; October 7
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Main …

LEGO Club
Posted on August 3, 2017
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 5 & up. Online registration begins Monday, August 21.
East Regional Library (445-3168)
Saturdays: Sept. 2, Oct. 7
2:00 – 3:00 pm

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on August 3, 2017
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12. Registration online for March and April events begins Monday, August 21.
Chenier Branch (291-2941)
Tuesday, …

Hot Wheels Speedway
Posted on August 3, 2017
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play and use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels race car experience! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Tuesday, September 5
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on August 3, 2017
Board Game Basement

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Refreshments provided. Ages 15 and up. 
Main Library
Wednesdays: September 6, 20; October 18
5:30 – 8:30 PM

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 3, 2017
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 …

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on August 3, 2017
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Wednesday, September 6: Puppet Making
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

Geek Cinema at the Library
Posted on August 3, 2017
Geek Cinema at the Library

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films! Open to teens and adults. Thursdays, 6-8 PM
East Regional Library
Thursday, September 7
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Kong: Skull Island (2017, PG-13, 118 minutes)

Thursday Movies at the Library
Posted on August 3, 2017
Thursday Movies at the Library

Enjoy screenings of 2017 Oscar winners and nominees! Refreshments provided. Open to teens and adults.
All films begin at 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
September 7: Love and Friendship (90 minutes, Rated PG)

Teddy Bear Jamboree
Posted on August 3, 2017
Teddy Bear Jamboree

It’s National Teddy Bear Day! Bring a stuffed friend and join us for teddy bear-themed stories, activities and parade around the library. Ages 3 and up.

Friday, September 8
10:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library