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Crazy Cute Clipboard Craft
Posted on October 9, 2017
Crazy Cute Clipboard Craft

Learn how to use stencils and black board paint to decorate a nifty small clipboard. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, October 2.
Monday, October 23
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Cane Chair Repair
Posted on October 9, 2017
Cane Chair Repair

Don’t toss it, fix it! Bring your broken chair and learn the various materials, tools and methods used to repair it in this six-session workshop. (See supply list below.)
This is a six-week program; participants must …

Lawyers in Libraries
Posted on October 9, 2017
Lawyers in Libraries

“Ask a Lawyer” sessions allow registered patrons to ask questions about their individual legal issues during a 15 – 20 minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Provided by the Louisiana State Bar Association. Registration begins Monday, …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 9, 2017
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.

National Novel Writing Month Kickoff
Posted on October 9, 2017
National Novel Writing Month Kickoff

Come write in! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel …

East Regional Library Walking Club
Posted on October 9, 2017
East Regional Library Walking Club

All fitness levels welcome! The Walking Club meets each Wednesday in the library’s entryway to walk the adjoining park. Adults only, please.
Wednesdays:
October 25
9:00 AM
East Regional Library

Needle Arts & Sewing Classes
Posted on October 9, 2017
Needle Arts & Sewing Classes

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All skill levels welcome, join us for stitching fun!
Thursdays: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
October 26
November …

Thursday Movies at the Library
Posted on October 9, 2017
Thursday Movies at the Library

Enjoy screenings of 2017 Oscar winners and nominees! Refreshments provided. Open to teens and adults.
All films begin at 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
October 26: La La Land (128 minutes, Rated PG-13)

To Escape a Killer
Posted on October 9, 2017
To Escape a Killer

You have been kidnapped by a horror fanatic who plans to join the ranks of Freddy, Jason, and Hannibal. Can you escape the basement of this copycat killer in 30 minutes or less? Ages 12 and …

Family Movies
Posted on October 9, 2017
Family Movies

Join us for a screening of a recent Hollywood hit movie! All Ages.
Friday, October 27: Hotel Transylvania (92 min., PG, 2012)
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Posted on October 9, 2017
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Bring your family to the East Regional Library for breakfast and a selection of classic Saturday morning cartoons from the 80′s, 90′s and beyond! Be sure to wear your pjs and bring pillows and blankets.
Saturday, …

Student Support Sundays
Posted on October 9, 2017
Student Support Sundays

Need help getting started on a school project? Sign up for a one-hour slot for one-on-one help from a librarian. Open to all ages. Call to reserve your time slot. Children/Teens: 261-5778; Adults: 261-5787.
Sundays:
October 29
November 5, 12, …

It’s Alive! A History of Frankenstein
Posted on October 9, 2017
It’s Alive! A History of Frankenstein

Dr. William Robinson, Professor of History at Southeastern Louisiana University, presents a discussion of Frankenstein from Mary Shelley to Boris Karloff to Mel Brooks and beyond.
Monday, October 30
7:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library

Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
Posted on October 9, 2017
Whispers of My Soul: Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking

Whispers of My Soul:
Encaustic Art by Trudie Bowden Wolking
June 9 – November 9
Main Library

They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell
Posted on October 9, 2017
They Came From the Darkness: James McDowell

They Came From the Darkness:
Fused Glass and Encaustic Art by James McDowell
June 9 – November 9
Main Library

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on October 9, 2017
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

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..).

Holiday Greeting Cards
Posted on October 8, 2017
Holiday Greeting Cards

Add a personal touch to this season’s greetings by crafting your own holiday cards. All supplies provided. Adults only, please.
Monday, December 11
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Chenier Branch

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 8, 2017
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.

East Regional Library Health Fair
Posted on October 8, 2017
East Regional Library Health Fair

UL Lafayette nursing students and Minute Med Urgent Care Clinic will offer a variety of free health screenings: blood sugar, blood pressure, pulse oxygen, body composition, stroke screening, vision and hearing. All ages welcome.
Wednesday, November …

Board Game Basement
Posted on October 8, 2017
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 15 and up.
Wednesdays:
November 1, 15; December 6, 20
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library