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Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 4, 2017
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Bayou Sara: Used to Be by Anne Butler
Tuesday, September 12
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library
Scopena: A Memoir of Home by Buddy Roemer
Tuesday, …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on August 4, 2017
Needle Arts Club

The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at three of its locations: the East and North Regional Libraries and the Main Library. Join us for stitching fun!
East Regional Library
6:00 – 7:30 PM
August 24, 31
September …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 4, 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..).

Chess Club
Posted on August 4, 2017
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, June 5.
Wednesday, August 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 3, 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.

Ten Secrets of E-Book Publishing Success
Posted on August 3, 2017
Ten Secrets of E-Book Publishing Success

Join author Deborah LeBlanc and members of the Writers’ Guild of Acadiana for an in-depth workshop on the e-book publishing process and the path to successful e-book authorship. Registration begins Monday, August 14.
Saturday, September 2
10:00 AM …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 3, 2017
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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.
Saturdays:
September 2; October 7
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Main …

Board Game Basement
Posted on August 3, 2017
Board Game Basement

Meetup for adults to play their favorite board games – bring your own or come play one of ours! Refreshments provided. Ages 15 and up. 
Main Library
Wednesdays: September 6, 20; October 18
5:30 – 8:30 PM

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 3, 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 …

Geek Cinema at the Library
Posted on August 3, 2017
Geek Cinema at the Library

Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films! Open to teens and adults. Thursdays, 6-8 PM
East Regional Library
Thursday, September 7
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Kong: Skull Island (2017, PG-13, 118 minutes)

Thursday Movies at the Library
Posted on August 3, 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
September 7: Love and Friendship (90 minutes, Rated PG)

Teddy Bear Jamboree
Posted on August 3, 2017
Teddy Bear Jamboree

It’s National Teddy Bear Day! Bring a stuffed friend and join us for teddy bear-themed stories, activities and parade around the library. Ages 3 and up.

Friday, September 8
10:30 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on August 3, 2017
Family Movies

Join us for a screening of a recent Hollywood hit movie! All Ages.
Saturday, September 9: Beauty and the Beast (129 min., PG, 2017)
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Student Support Sundays
Posted on August 3, 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.
Sundays:
September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 8, …

Master Garden Lecture Series
Posted on August 3, 2017
Master Garden Lecture Series

September: It All Starts with Soil
Tuesday, September 12
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Whether you’re growing vegetables, flowers or trees, your plants are only as healthy as the soil supporting them. Learn about composting, vermicomposting and …

Tech Assistance
Posted on August 3, 2017
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays: September 12; October 10
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Mindfulness and Meditation
Posted on August 3, 2017
Mindfulness and Meditation

Join certified Mindfulness Instructor Dr. Mary Ann Doyle for an exploration of the science behind the stress-reducing practice of mindfulness.
Wednesday, September 6
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library

Shabby Chic Flowers
Posted on August 3, 2017
Shabby Chic Flowers

Sonya Flemming, owner of Gathering Fragments, will demonstrate how to use remnants of fabrics and lace to create beautiful shabby chic flowers for embellishing your home or fashion apparel. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, August …

Coloring for Adults
Posted on August 3, 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, September 13
1:30 – 2:30 PM
North Regional Library

Autumn Still Life Drawing Workshop
Posted on August 3, 2017
Autumn Still Life Drawing Workshop

Explore basic drawing techniques by sketching and coloring a pleasing still life composition. All levels of experience are welcome…from the beginner to the advanced artist. Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, August 21.
Thursday, September 14
2:00 – …