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Bad Art Fête Winners Announced
Posted on October 16, 2014
Bad Art Fête Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 Bad Art Fête:
1st Place Abigail Scott with “Na-Birdeon”
2nd Place Alexandra Bree Carson with “Pinkaliciously Hideous”
3rd Place Greta Warnke with “Goo Eyes”
Thank you to all of the Bad Art artists for …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 16, 2014
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Martin Cooperson, Electronic Resources Librarian, will conduct free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette. For a complete list of programs and times click on the following link. Registration information will be also …

NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event
Posted on October 16, 2014
NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event

Wednesday, October 29
6:30 – 8:00 pm
South Regional Library Meeting Room
Refreshments provided.
Join us for our annual National Novel Writing Month kick-off to learn about the worldwide writing challenge and how you can write a novel by …

Friends Annual Author Dinner
Posted on October 16, 2014
Friends Annual Author Dinner

The Friends of the Library will be hosting its annual Author Dinner on Thursday, October 30.  This year’s event features award-winning columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson. The dinner will take place at the Petroleum Club from …

Medicare 101
Posted on October 16, 2014
Medicare 101

Thursday, October 30
10:00 am
South Regional Library
Representatives from LA SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program), a federally regulated organization that provides objective information about Medicare, will answer questions on the following topics:
• What is Medicare?
• Components of A and B
• …

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on October 16, 2014
Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines’ first book, Catherine Carmier, and together with the Ernest J. Gaines Center on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we are celebrating his works! Join us for …

Veterans Day Memorabilia Display
Posted on October 15, 2014
Veterans Day Memorabilia Display

Veterans Day Memorabilia Display
Bring your family’s military memorabilia to the library for a special Veterans Day display.
October 20 – November 6
North Regional Library 896-6323
Carencro Veterans Day Celebration
Tuesday, November 6
11:00 AM
Carencro Community Center
Join us for the annual …

NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins
Posted on October 15, 2014
NaNoWriMo Group Write-Ins

NaNoWriMo, the world’s largest writing challenge, encourages aspiring writers ages 13 and up to write a 50,000-word novel in one month. Group write-ins will be held at the South Regional Library every Saturday and Sunday in November. Refreshments provided.
For …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on October 15, 2014
Discover Genealogy

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event.
Genealogy 101
9:30 AM
South Regional …

Holiday Card Exchange
Posted on October 15, 2014
Holiday Card Exchange

Why keep those unused holiday cards? Exchange them or leave them for others to use this year! Bring your unwanted cards to our library, and walk away with some you really like!
November 3 – December 24
South Regional Library

Become Money Smart
Posted on October 15, 2014
Become Money Smart

Learn how to manage your personal finances in this free two-session workshop sponsored by United Way of Acadiana. Register using the links below beginning Monday, October 20.
Tuesday, November 4 & Thursday, November 6
5:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional …

SPARK Lab Classes Returning
Posted on October 15, 2014
SPARK Lab Classes Returning

Classes are back in our SPARK Lab! These classes are open to ages 9 and up (teen and adults, too).
Wednesday, November 5
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library
Participants will design and print a skeleton key. Turn …

Second Saturday ArtWalk
Posted on October 15, 2014
Second Saturday ArtWalk

Join us for the Second Saturday ArtWalk held each month at the Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch. The November ArtWalk will feature “Relaxation Therapy”, acrylics and mixed medium by Caroline Goodman. The December …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Posted on October 15, 2014
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Register online using the links below beginning Monday, November 3. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
Mondays
6:00 pm
South Regional Library
November …

Tech Tuesdays
Posted on October 15, 2014
Tech Tuesdays

Get one-on-one help to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines!
Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 PM
November 4, December 2
South Regional Library
November 11, December 9
Jefferson Street Branch
November 18, December 16
North Regional …

SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
Posted on October 15, 2014
SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Library Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club! We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
November 11
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
The Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club will not meet …

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on October 15, 2014
Bayou State Book Talks

Bayou State Books Talks is a free series offered by the Center for Louisiana Studies in partnership with the Lafayette Public Library System.
November 13
6:30 PM
South Regional Library
Genaro Ky Ly Smith
The Land Baron’s Sun: The Story …

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on October 15, 2014
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
South Regional Library 981-1028
Thursday, November 13
6:30 pm
Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith
The Land Baron’s Sun: The …

Steampunk and Makers Fair
Posted on October 15, 2014
Steampunk and Makers Fair

Saturday, November 15
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Parc Sans Souci in Downtown Lafayette
Stop by the Lafayette Public Library tent for a steampunk storytime and craft, maker technology petting zoo and author readings! For a complete list of everything planned for the …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on October 15, 2014
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sleuths Mystery Book Club on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
November 18
The Old Buzzard Had It Coming
by Donis Casey
December 16
Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. …