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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on February 16, 2017
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is a community-wide reading and learning experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for free copies of the graphic novel Ms. Marvel: No Normal by …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on February 16, 2017
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, 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 February 15, 2017
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

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

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 15, 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.
Main …

“My World Through Art and Photography” Exhibit
Posted on February 15, 2017
“My World Through Art and Photography” Exhibit

My World Through Art and Photography
by Margaret Melancon
January 13 through March 9, 2017
Main Library

“Kay Richoux: The Evolution of an Artist” Exhibit
Posted on February 15, 2017
“Kay Richoux: The Evolution of an Artist” Exhibit

Kay Richoux: The Evolution of an Artist
January 13 through March 9, 2017
Main Library 

LRT Documentaries & Discussions
Posted on February 15, 2017
LRT Documentaries & Discussions

Documentary Showing

View She Makes Comics (2014, 73 min., Not Rated), an award-winning documentary about women who create comic books.

Thursday, March 9
6:30 – 7:45 PM
Main Library

 

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 14, 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.

Downtown Writers’ Group
Posted on February 14, 2017
Downtown Writers’ Group

Join a group of writers in downtown Lafayette on the first Wednesday of the month for support and discussion of individual writing efforts.
Wednesday, March 1
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Tabletop Gaming Night
Posted on February 14, 2017
Tabletop Gaming Night

Calling all gamers! Grab your D20 and join us for an evening of strategy games like Catan and Carcassonne. Adults only, please.
Thursday, March 2
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Main Library

Board Game Café
Posted on February 14, 2017
Board Game Café

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Coffee and tea provided.
Fridays: March 3, 17;
April 7, 21; May 5, 19
3:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Hollywood South: Glamour, Gumbo and Greed
Posted on February 14, 2017
Hollywood South: Glamour, Gumbo and Greed

Author Linda Thurman discusses her book on the rise and subsequent corruption of movie making in Louisiana.
Saturday, March 4
11:00 AM – noon
South Regional Library 

The French Table South
Posted on February 14, 2017
The French Table South

La Table Française
Improve your French speaking through casual conversation! Adults only, please. No registration required.
Saturday, March 4
9:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

The French Table South: La Table Française
Posted on February 14, 2017
The French Table South: La Table Française

The French Table meeting will provide a forum for individuals who want to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Leaders plan to use historical documentary films, vocabulary, basic …

East Regional Library Walking Club
Posted on February 14, 2017
East Regional Library Walking Club

All fitness levels welcome! The Walking Club meets each Monday in the library’s entryway to walk around the adjoining park. Adults only, please.
Mondays at 9:30 AM

Unplugged Mondays
Posted on February 14, 2017
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from one of ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, March 6
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library

Start and Finance a Small Business
Posted on February 14, 2017
Start and Finance a Small Business

Explore the feasibility of a business idea, learn to write a business plan and more. Hosted by UL Lafayette’s Louisiana Small Business Development Center.
Wednesday, March 8
5:30 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Vision Boards
Posted on February 14, 2017
Vision Boards

Engage your imagination! Create an artful undertaking that will inspire you to pursue your dreams. Materials provided but feel free to bring personal photos and trinkets.  Registration begins on Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, March 8
6:00 – …

Coloring for Adults
Posted on February 14, 2017
Coloring for Adults

Your focus and creativity will be your utensils, while we provide a plethora of prints and colored pencils. Adults only, please. No registration required.
Wednesday, March 8
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Thursday Movies at the Library
Posted on February 14, 2017
Thursday Movies at the Library

Join us each Thursday at the South Regional Library for a new movie (or a movie connected to a new movie). Adults welcome.
South Regional Library
981-1028
March 9
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Cloverfield
(2008, PG-13, 85 minutes)