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Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 1, 2018
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.

Community Coloring with Teens
Posted on May 1, 2018
Community Coloring with Teens

Come add your own splash of color to our new mural! We will have a community coloring sheet for anyone to come by and make their mark in the Teen section at both the Main …

Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Posted on May 1, 2018
Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Our Summer Reading Kickoff was a smashing success!  Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us, and a special thanks to all our sponsors and performers who made the day unforgettable!
To learn …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on May 1, 2018
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

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

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on May 1, 2018
Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!

The Hilliard University Art Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System are thrilled to announce a partnership that allows members of the community to check out a free family admission pass.

Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on April 30, 2018
Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines

The Lafayette Public Library and the Ernest J. Gaines Center at UL Lafayette are proud to present an afternoon with world-renowned writer Ernest J. Gaines. Dr. Gaines will read a selection from his latest novella The Tragedy …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on April 30, 2018
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this summer with Sahra Arabaca, a licensed Zumba instructor, and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you!

Friday, June 15
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

Code Like a Girl
Posted on April 30, 2018
Code Like a Girl

Join us this summer for a series of four programs doing art projects using CS First software. Come for all four workshops to see your skill set grow! For Ages 9–14. Registration begins Monday, May 21. …

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on April 30, 2018
Drop-In Gaming

Play Switch or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.

Teen Library Corps
Posted on April 30, 2018
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays
June 16, July 28, August 25
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Line Up for Line Dancing
Posted on April 30, 2018
Line Up for Line Dancing

Slide, shuffle, or cha-cha down to the library to learn classic and new line dances from a professional dance instructor.
Saturday, June 16
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on April 30, 2018
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library! Look below for times and showings:

Musical Spoons Art Craft
Posted on April 30, 2018
Musical Spoons Art Craft

Turn a regular spoon into an altered art piece using alcohol inks and wired beads. For Ages 14 & up.
Registration begins Monday, May 21.

 
 
 

Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop
Posted on April 30, 2018
Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop

Learn clapping and rhythm games old and new, and maybe even share some favorites of your own. For Ages 6 – 12.
Registration begins Monday, June 4.

Monday, June 18
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Instrument Petting Zoo
Posted on April 30, 2018
Instrument Petting Zoo

Come try “petting” some instruments and see what sounds they make just for you! Musicians will be on hand to talk about their instruments too.  For ages 3-12.
Monday, June 18
2:00 – 3:30 pm
North Regional Library

 

Discover Genealogy
Posted on April 30, 2018
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.

So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
Posted on April 30, 2018
So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
June 19: Anaconda
July 17: Congo
August 21: Waterworld
Main …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on April 30, 2018
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.

Tech Assistance
Posted on April 30, 2018
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 19, July 17, August 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Ukulele 101
Posted on April 30, 2018
Ukulele 101

Learn how to play the ukulele with Jane Vidrine! Instruments will be provided. Ages 12- 18. Registration begins Monday, June 4.
Tuesdays, June 19
4:00 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library