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“Two Eyes on Nature” Exhibit
Posted on August 16, 2016
“Two Eyes on Nature” Exhibit

“Two Eyes on Nature”
Photography by Gary Meyers and Kerry Griechen
September 30 through January 5, 2017
Main Library

“In and Out” Exhibit
Posted on August 16, 2016
“In and Out” Exhibit

“In and Out”
Paintings by Susan Hamilton
September 30 through January 5, 2017
Main Library

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 16, 2016
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/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

The French Table/La Table Française
Posted on August 16, 2016
The French Table/La Table Française

Join these table sessions to improve your Cajun and standard French speaking skills through casual conversation, film viewing, basic instruction, and personal testimony. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Saturdays: October 1 and October 15
9:30 …

Voter Registration at the Main Library
Posted on August 16, 2016
Voter Registration at the Main Library

Saturday, October 1
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Main Library Conference Room
It’s almost election time! Are you registered to vote? Adults are invited to learn about absentee voting options, see a voting machine and register to vote.

Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 16, 2016
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting
The Lafayette Genealogical Society …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 16, 2016
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 …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on August 16, 2016
Needle Arts Club

North Regional Library
Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesday, October 19
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library

Allons à Lafayette: Recording Artist, Joe Falcon
Posted on August 16, 2016
Allons à Lafayette: Recording Artist, Joe Falcon

The Southern Louisiana accordionist’s family will discuss his music.
Wednesday, October 5
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library

Call of Cthulhu Showing
Posted on August 16, 2016
Call of Cthulhu Showing

In observance of Halloween, the film Call of Cthulhu (2005, 45 min., Not Rated) based on the story by H.P. Lovecraft will be shown.
Wednesday October 5
7:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday October 13
7:00 – 8:00 …

Fall Fabric Pumpkins
Posted on August 16, 2016
Fall Fabric Pumpkins

Learn how to make fun fabric pumpkins that are perfect decorations for fall! Registration begins Monday, September 19. Adults only, please.
Thursday, October 6  
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library Conference Room

World Smile Day
Posted on August 16, 2016
World Smile Day

Celebrate World Smile Day! Need something to smile about? Then come by the library to sample popcorn from It’z Pop-a-Licious, plus receive a bag of plain popcorn (while supplies last).
Friday, October 7
4:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Getting Started with Ancestry.com
Posted on August 16, 2016
Getting Started with Ancestry.com

Set up a free guest account, build your basic family tree, and search genealogical databases. An active email address is required, and please have the names and birthdates of your parents and grandparents. Registration begins Monday …

“Out of the Shadow of Leprosy”
Posted on August 16, 2016
“Out of the Shadow of Leprosy”

The Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum Present:
Claire Manes, author of “Out of the Shadow: The Carville Letters and Stories of the Landry Family”, will talk about the history of leprosy treatment at the public hospital in …

Friends of the Library Author Dinner
Posted on August 16, 2016
Friends of the Library Author Dinner

Join us for the annual Friends of the Lafayette Public Library Author Dinner, featuring guest author Dixie Poché. The UL journalism graduate is the author of “Classic Eateries of Cajun Country.” She will be signing …

Altered Book Purse
Posted on August 16, 2016
Altered Book Purse

Celebrate National Handbag Day by converting a book into a purse! Adults only, please. Registration starts Monday, September 19.
Monday, October 10
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library

Political Pins Display
Posted on August 16, 2016
Political Pins Display

Visit the South Regional lobby to view an exhibit of a variety of political pins!
October 10 – November 30
South Regional Library

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 16, 2016
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Tuesday, October 11
6:30-8:00 PM
Jean-le-Chasseur et Ses Chiens by Barry Ancelet (en français)
Main Library (Meeting Room)

Chess Club
Posted on August 16, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Coloring for Adults
Posted on August 16, 2016
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.
North Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
1:00 – 2:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, October 18
6:00 …