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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 19, 2014
Lafayette Reads Together

 This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft
Posted on December 19, 2014
Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft

Make a fun goldfish kite out of a toilet paper roll, to start off the Chinese New Year! Register using the links below beginning January 6.
Friday, January 30
4:00 pm
South Regional Library
Pick up a kit for …

SPARK Lab Classes
Posted on December 19, 2014
SPARK Lab Classes

Introduction to 3D Modeling and Printing: Adult Workshop
Create Your Own Video Game
Friday, January 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Learn the basics of video game programming using GameMaker Studio from yoyogames.com. Registration begins January 19. Open …

Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation
Posted on December 19, 2014
Lafayette Reads Together: Photo Presentation

Photo Presentation
Photojournalist Eli Reed will discuss his experiences documenting the Lost Boys of Sudan.
Saturday, January 31
2:00 pm
South Regional Library
(photos on display at South Regional Library and Jefferson Street Branch throughout January and February)

ACT Practice Test
Posted on December 19, 2014
ACT Practice Test

Teens are invited to take an ACT practice test in a fully-proctored test-like environment. This practice test is sponsored by Kaplan, who will provide teens with a comprehensive analysis detailing individual strengths and weaknesses via …

Play Ball
Posted on December 19, 2014
Play Ball

Learn more about the history of African Americans in baseball with this display and movie showing at the South Regional Library.
“African Americans in Baseball” display: February 1 – 28
Movie Showing
Wednesday, February 25
6:30 PM
42: The Jackie …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Posted on December 19, 2014
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Register online beginning Monday, January 5 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
South Regional Library
February 2, February …

Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft
Posted on December 19, 2014
Lafayette Reads Together: Sudanese Pottery Craft

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A Long …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session
Posted on December 19, 2014
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session

Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! All …

Valentine Heart Dude Craft
Posted on December 19, 2014
Valentine Heart Dude Craft

Create a cute Valentine Heart Dude for your sweetheart! Made out of a cup with long bendy arms and legs, he’s sure to delight anyone you give it to! Open to children ages 5 – …

Heartfelt Art Journaling
Posted on December 19, 2014
Heartfelt Art Journaling

Create a scrapbook journal with special meaning. Supplies are provided, and you can bring your own mementos. Register online beginning Monday, January 12 using the link below.
Thursday, February 5
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library

Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955
Posted on December 19, 2014
Remembering Lafayette: 1930 – 1955

Author Ann Dobie will talk about one of her books, “Remembering Lafayette 1930-1955″. Her talk will cover the pre-World War 2 years, development of education and the university, local businesses, entertainment and making a living …

Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion
Posted on December 19, 2014
Lafayette Reads Together: Documentary & Book Discussion

This year, Cox Communications presents a new community-wide initiative with the Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette Reads Together. This shared reading and learning experience centers around the same book, which this year is A …

Injury Prevention Series
Posted on December 19, 2014
Injury Prevention Series

Tips and advice from local chiropractor Shawn Johnston.
ACL Injury Prevention
February 10
5:30 – 6:30 PM
North Regional Library

FUN-tastic Art
Posted on December 19, 2014
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, February 10
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration beings February 2.

South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
Posted on December 19, 2014
South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club! Held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm
February 10
The Martian by Andy Weir

Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft
Posted on December 19, 2014
Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft

Teens are invited into our test kitchen to create and enjoy the easiest single-serving brownie ever! Registration begins January 3.
Wednesday, February 11
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Jefferson Street Branch
Thursday, February 19
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
South Regional Library

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on December 19, 2014
Bayou State Book Talks

The Center for Louisiana Studies presents this series that allows you to meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process, and discover new books.

Thursday, February 12
6:30 pm
Mary & Warren Perrin
Acadie, Then and Now
The Cajun …

Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Posted on December 19, 2014
Gung Hay Fat Choy!

2015 is the Year of the Goat! Celebrate with an origami craft and food! Registration begins February 2. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, February 12
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
 

Paper Jester Hat
Posted on December 19, 2014
Paper Jester Hat

Kids are welcome to come and make a cool paper jester hat! Open to ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, February 2.
Friday, February 13
4:00 PM
South Regional Library