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Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library
Posted on June 30, 2015
Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library

Please join us for the GRAND RE-OPENING of the MAIN LIBRARY, located at 301 W. Congress Street in Downtown Lafayette, on Monday, July 6, 2015. There will be a flag raising outside the entrance of the …

Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!

Escape the Ordinary and read this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational activities. Register here or at any of our libraries starting Monday, May 18.

SPARK Lab Classes
Posted on May 7, 2015
SPARK Lab Classes

Open Lab
Wednesdays: July 1, July 15, August 5
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Open Lab for library patrons who have completed the Intro to 3D Design and 3D Printing or one of the computer programming classes.  …

LGBT Pride Month Display
Posted on May 7, 2015
LGBT Pride Month Display

June is LGBT Pride Month, a time to commemorate the beginning of the modern gay civil rights struggles: June 1969. To learn more, visit our display of books by prominent gay/lesbian authors.
June 15 – 30
Jefferson Street Branch

Who’s Your Hero?
Posted on May 7, 2015
Who’s Your Hero?

All Ages
May 1 – June 30
South Regional Library
Every hero has a story, and every person has a hero. We want to honor yours! Adults may bring photos (4” x 6” or smaller), momentos and short bios depicting their hero …

Kick it up a Notch: Life Coaching Workshops
Posted on May 7, 2015
Kick it up a Notch: Life Coaching Workshops

Local life coach and author Sue Schleifer will help you explore ways of being, doing and thinking that contribute to a full, balanced, energetic life.
Tuesday, June 30
6:00 pm
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 8
6:00 pm
East Regional Library
Saturday, …

“What My Camera Sees”: Photography by Bob Adams
Posted on May 7, 2015
“What My Camera Sees”: Photography by Bob Adams

Exhibit Dates: June 30 – August 25, 2015
Main Library
 

Modern War Stories Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
Modern War Stories Book Club

Join us for the newly formed Modern War Stories Book Club. This book club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.
July 8
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben …

Ramadan Display
Posted on May 7, 2015
Ramadan Display

Our display of books by prominent Muslim authors will coincide with the month of spiritual reflection practiced around the world.
June 17 – July 17
Jefferson Street Branch

National Ice Cream Month
Posted on May 7, 2015
National Ice Cream Month

July 1 – July 31
Main Library
A sweet display about this favorite frozen treat.
What is Gelato?
Silvia Bertolazzi with Carpe Diem! Gelato-Espresso Bar will discuss all things gelato and hand out samples!
Monday, July 20
3:00 pm
Main Library

SRL Classics Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
SRL Classics Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Library Classics Book Club! We’ll be reading a classic each month. Come on your lunch break on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a …

Yoga for Adults
Posted on May 7, 2015
Yoga for Adults

Certified yoga instructors lead your choice of Gentle Yoga or Chair Yoga (for those with limited mobility) in this series of free classes. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if taking the Gentle Yoga class. Register at LafayettePublicLibrary.org for the 4-week session of your …

The Art of Herbal Syrups
Posted on May 7, 2015
The Art of Herbal Syrups

Wednesday, July 8
6:00 PM
North Regional Library
Bring summer flavor to your kitchen! Master Gardener and herbalist Lanier Cordell will show simple ways to make unique herbal syrups that bring surprising flavor to iced drinks, cakes and …

Recipe Swap
Posted on May 7, 2015
Recipe Swap

What are you making in your kitchen? Bring multiple copies of your favorite recipes and swap with others!
Thursday, July 9
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library

Discover Genealogy
Posted on May 7, 2015
Discover Genealogy

Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend Lafayette Genealogical Society’s “Genealogy 101” series and monthly meetings.  Both meetings are open to the public.
Genealogy 101
9:30 am
July 11, August 1
Main Library
 
Monthly Meeting
July 16, August 20
6:00 PM
South …

SRL Science Fiction Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
SRL Science Fiction Book Club

The South Regional Science Fiction Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the South Regional Library. Join us to discuss science fiction favorites!
South Regional Library

2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm

July 14
Lock In by …

NRL Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
NRL Book Club

Join us for the NRL Book Club, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM.
July 15

Still Alice by Lisa Genovese

August 19
Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

What is Gelato?
Posted on May 7, 2015
What is Gelato?

Silvia Bertolazzi with Carpe Diem! Gelato-Espresso Bar will discuss all things gelato and hand out samples!
Monday, July 20
3:00 PM
Main Library

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on May 7, 2015
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. All meetings take place at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
July 21

“Death …

Family Friendly DVD/CD Swap
Posted on May 7, 2015
Family Friendly DVD/CD Swap

Bring unwanted (family friendly) DVDs and CDs and swap for ones you do want!
Saturday, August 1
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library