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Spiritual Songs: A Musical Lecture on the History of the Negro Spiritual
Posted on December 1, 2019
Spiritual Songs: A Musical Lecture on the History of the Negro Spiritual

Join Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush for a multimedia musical adventure that explores the Negro spiritual as a historical American art form. Learn the stories behind each song, tracing spirituals from their roots in West Africa to …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on December 1, 2019
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12.    Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Saturday, February 1
2:00 – …

LEGO Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up.
Saturday, February 1
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Mamma Griot & Her Rocking Story Bag
Posted on December 1, 2019
Mamma Griot & Her Rocking Story Bag

Dr. Naima Johnston Bush will share traditional folktales and sing songs using her Rocking Story Bag filled with items from countries all around the world. This interactive, family-friendly program is an engaging and joyous celebration …

Tiny Air Plant Pot
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tiny Air Plant Pot

Create a tiny pot out of paper clay for an “air plant”! Air plants require little water and no soil – a good choice when you are busy surviving the apocalypse but still want a …

Trivia Time
Posted on December 1, 2019
Trivia Time

Do you think you know trivia? Jump into Trivia Time and test your skills against others in our monthly themed trivia contests. Ages 14 & up.
Monday, February 3 - The Academy Awards
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South Regional Library

Manic Monday
Posted on December 1, 2019
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come color, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues. Ages 12–18.
Mondays: January – February (except February 24)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Junior Scientists
Posted on December 1, 2019
Junior Scientists

Think like a scientist! Come explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities! Ages 5-10.  Registration begins on Monday, January 13. 
Monday,  February 3
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

I Survived Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
I Survived Book Club

Join us for discussion, snacks, and activities based on books from the I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis. Ages 8-12. Meets on first Mondays monthly, 4:30 – 5:30 pm.
February 3- I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005
March 2- I Survived …

Coloring for Adults
Posted on December 1, 2019
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Ages 18 & up.
Tuesday, February 4
2:00 – 3:00 pm
West Regional Library

Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft
Posted on December 1, 2019
Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft

Make a unique decoration by painting a chipboard fleur de lis and gluing it on a decoupaged wooden plaque, all cut by our Makerspace staff. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Tuesday, February …

Pucci Percussion Workshop
Posted on December 1, 2019
Pucci Percussion Workshop

Experience the art of hand drumming using West African instruments and percussion techniques under the instruction of Herb “Pucci” Green. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, January 27.
Tuesday, February 4
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

To Be Continued Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
To Be Continued Book Club

Come join us as we read aloud a chapter book for the next few weeks. When we finish we’ll have a fun activity that goes with the book!
February – James and the Giant Peach by …

Small Business Development: Small Business 101
Posted on December 1, 2019
Small Business Development: Small Business 101

An ongoing series hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. Call 482-6312 for a full description of these exciting and informative workshops. Ages 14 & up.
February 5 – Starting & Financing Your …

Community Health Fair
Posted on December 1, 2019
Community Health Fair

Get happy and healthy at the library! UL Lafayette nursing students will offer several free health screenings and provide health information. All ages.
Wednesday, February 5
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Main Library

LPL Coding Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
LPL Coding Club

For kids and tweens who want to learn the basics of computer programming. Whether you’re just getting started coding or want to expand on what you already know, we’ve got something for you. Ages 7–12.  Registration …

Teen Drawing Round Table
Posted on December 1, 2019
Teen Drawing Round Table

In the collaborative spirit of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of teen artists meets monthly at the library to exchange ideas, techniques, and banter.
Wednesdays: February 5, 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Valentine Creation Station
Posted on December 1, 2019
Valentine Creation Station

Craft one-of-a-kind Valentines for all the special people in your life. Ages 5-12.
Wednesday, February 5
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library
 
 

Make a Paracord Bracelet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Make a Paracord Bracelet

Create your own paracord survival bracelet that is both fashionable and functional. It’s a perfect accessory for wilderness adventures or in case of emergency. Ages 12–18. Registration by phone or in-person begins Monday, December 30.
Thursday, …

Classics Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
Classics Book Club

Meets on the first Thursday of each month, 11:30 – 12:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
February 6 - All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque