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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 13, 2015
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is back! The Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and several community organizations are collaborating for this community-wide reading and learning experience, centered around the book, Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, …

Meditation Art
Posted on December 13, 2015
Meditation Art

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
East Regional Library
Thursday: February 11
3:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library
Wednesday: February 24
1:00 …

LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings

Documentary and Talk
View Underwater Dreams (2014, 44 min, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Spare Parts.
Thursday, February 11
Movie: 6:30 pm
Talk: 7:15 pm
South Regional Library

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on December 13, 2015
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 13, 2015
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)
Posted on December 13, 2015
Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)

Gentle Yoga: Mondays
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library: February 15, 22, 29
Join certified yoga instructors Mel and Kat for Gentle Yoga! These classes take place on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Adults only, please. No registration …

Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young
Posted on December 13, 2015
Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young

This basic vinyasa class is suitable for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Our certified yoga instructor will cover the fundamentals of yoga including proper alignment, modifications for injuries & pregnancies, and proper breathing techniques. This …

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Posted on December 13, 2015
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Entries Due Thursday, March 24.  Students in grades K – 12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia can submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Weaving for Kids
Posted on December 13, 2015
Weaving for Kids

Create a woven masterpiece on a simple cardboard loom! Open to ages 8 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 25.
Thursday, February 11
3:00 – 4:15 PM
North Regional Library

Teen Read and Feed
Posted on December 13, 2015
Teen Read and Feed

Discuss the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld and more great Steampunk reads, while enjoying tasty treats.
Thursday, February 11
noon – 1:30 pm
South Regional
Wednesday, February 24
4:30 – 5:30 pm
North Regional

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Teen Animanga Club

Watch and discuss anime and manga favorites!
Main Library
Thursday, February 11
2:00 – 3:30 pm
East Regional
Thursday, February 25
6:00 – 7:30 pm
 

Hot Wheels Speedway
Posted on December 13, 2015
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play with Hot Wheels race cars. Use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate race car experience. Registration beings Monday, December 28. Open to ages 7 – 12.
Friday, February 12
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional …

Family Matinee Theater
Posted on December 13, 2015
Family Matinee Theater

Join us for a film showing for families! Featured at four of our locations, kids are invited to come and watch a fun family feature! Refreshments will be served.
North Regional Library
Friday, February 12
4:00 pm
Frozen (2013) …

Teen Screen
Posted on December 13, 2015
Teen Screen

Join us for a feature film!
Friday, February 12
3:00 – 4:45 pm
South Regional
Pixels (2015, PG-13, 106 min.)

Friday, February 5
3:00 – 4:55 pm
East Regional
Ant-Man (2015, PG-13, 117 min.)

Kappa Delta Pi Storytime
Posted on December 13, 2015
Kappa Delta Pi Storytime

Come and enjoy these special storytimes by our future educators! Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society will host this storytime, followed by a craft. Storytimes will be held at the South Regional Library at 11:00 AM.
Saturdays:
February …

Drop-in Gaming for Teens
Posted on December 13, 2015
Drop-in Gaming for Teens

Teens are invited to drop-in and play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home.
Main Library
Mondays: February 15, 29
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional
Saturday, February 13
2:30 – 4:00 pm
East Regional
Saturday, February 20
2:00 – 3:00 pm

Teen Library Corps
Posted on December 13, 2015
Teen Library Corps

Help plan library programs and suggest future events. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, February 13
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional

Lego Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Lego Club

Ages 7 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration begins December 28 for the January sessions and January 25 for the February sessions.
Main Library
Saturday, February 13
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
Saturday, February …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Needle Arts Club

Specific Instruction:
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Crochet: February 16
Learn more about an ancient craft and join us for stitching fun! An experienced stitch artist will be on hand to assist you. Registration begins Monday, October …

The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)
Posted on December 13, 2015
The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)

Local writer Ruth Foote will explain how what’s now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette became the first state-funded college in the South to accept African-American students.
Tuesday, February 16
6:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library