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50th Anniversary of Flat Stanley
Posted on October 15, 2014
50th Anniversary of Flat Stanley

Calling All Kids!
Ages 3-12
November 1 – December 1
Design your own Flat Stanley and take a photo of him on an adventure, around town or across the globe! We want to see your creative Flat Stanley photos, in honor of his …

“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
Posted on October 15, 2014
“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon

Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
Exhibit Dates: November 19, 2014 – January 6, 2015
Galerie Lafayette in Jefferson Street Branch
Featured at ArtWalk on December 13.
Barbara Kincannon feels at one with nature when photographing the birds of Louisiana. …

Lego Club
Posted on October 15, 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.
North Regional Library
Saturday, November 22
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Registration begins Saturday, November 15.
Saturday, …

Holiday Card Exchange
Posted on October 15, 2014
Holiday Card Exchange

Why keep those unused holiday cards? Exchange them or leave them for others to use this year! Bring your unwanted cards to our library, and walk away with some you really like!
November 3 – December 24
South Regional Library

Princess and Prince Storytime
Posted on October 15, 2014
Princess and Prince Storytime

Wear your finest regal attire for this special royal storytime. Local pageant queens representing the Lafayette and Acadiana areas will read a princess story and take pictures with children.
Saturday, November 22
11:00 am
South Regional Library

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Posted on October 15, 2014
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Register online using the links below beginning Monday, November 3. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
Mondays
6:00 pm
South Regional Library
November …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 15, 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 …

Thankful Picture Frame Craft
Posted on October 15, 2014
Thankful Picture Frame Craft

Bring your favorite picture to frame in this fun, personal picture frame. Registration begins Monday, November 3. Open to children ages 5 – 12.
Monday, November 24
2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Gaming @ Your Library
Posted on October 15, 2014
Gaming @ Your Library

Show how you can brawl with the best in a Super Smash Bros. Brawl or bring board and card games from home! Registration begins November 3 for the November dates and November 24 for the …

Popcorn Theater
Posted on October 15, 2014
Popcorn Theater

Enjoy a great movie with free popcorn and drinks! Ages 5–12. All showings take place at the South Regional Library.

Tuesday, November 25
2:00 PM
Earth To Echo (2014) 91 min, PG
Thursday, December 18
4:00 PM
Planes: Fire & Rescue …

Teen Book-to-Movie Discussion
Posted on October 15, 2014
Teen Book-to-Movie Discussion

Tuesday, November 25
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library
Join in a guided discussion of The Maze Runner and its movie adaptation. Registration begins November 17.

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on October 15, 2014
Teen Performance Troupe

Rehearsal:
Tuesday, November 25 10:00 am – noon
South Regional Library
Rehearsals & Performances:
December 22 & 23
9:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library
Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers, and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to be performed for families …

Teen Advisory Board
Posted on October 15, 2014
Teen Advisory Board

Teens will give voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins November 3.
Tuesday, November 25
1:00 – 2:30 pm
South Regional Library
Saturday, December 20
10:00 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins
Posted on October 15, 2014
NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins

NaNoWriMo, the world’s largest writing challenge, encourages aspiring writers ages 13 and up to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Group write-ins will be held at the South Regional Library every Saturday and Sunday in November. Refreshments provided.
For …

Images of America: Carencro
Posted on October 15, 2014
Images of America: Carencro

Saturday, November 29
10:30 am – noon
North Regional Library
Authors Stacey Judice, Kathy Higginbotham and Donna Latiolais discuss and sign their new book about the history of Carencro.

Saturday Storytime with Kappa Delta Pi
Posted on October 15, 2014
Saturday Storytime with Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi, a local teachers honor society, will come in and perform special storytimes for kids 3 – 6 years old.
November 29
11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on October 15, 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 …

Become Money Smart
Posted on October 15, 2014
Become Money Smart

Learn how to manage your personal finances in this free two-session workshop sponsored by United Way of Acadiana. Register using the links below beginning Monday, October 2.
Tuesday, December 2 & Thursday, December 4
5:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional …

Tech Tuesdays
Posted on October 15, 2014
Tech Tuesdays

Get one-on-one help to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!
Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 PM
December 2
South Regional Library
December 9
Jefferson Street Branch
December 16
North Regional Library

SPARK Lab Classes
Posted on October 15, 2014
SPARK Lab Classes

Classes are back in our SPARK Lab! These classes are open to ages 9 and up (teen and adults, too).
Wednesday, December 3
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Get into the holiday spirit and show off your …