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Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Posted on December 6, 2017
Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for a free copy of the 2018 selected book, The …

Friends of the Library Mystery Book Sale
Posted on December 6, 2017
Friends of the Library Mystery Book Sale

Pick up a good mystery book at a great price and support the Friends of the Library!
Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Main Library

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 6, 2017
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

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

L’Atelier de la Table Francaise (The French Table)
Posted on December 6, 2017
L’Atelier de la Table Francaise (The French Table)

The French Table provides a forum for those wanting to improve their verbal skills in both Cajun and Standard French through casual conversation. Historical documentary films and personal narratives are incorporated to make learning fun! Adults …

George Rodrigue: Blue Dog Inspires and Arts in Education Legacy
Posted on December 6, 2017
George Rodrigue: Blue Dog Inspires and Arts in Education Legacy

Jacques Rodrigue, son of famed Blue Dog artist George Rodrigue, bypassed a career in law to work to help Louisiana education through arts-integration. Jacques traces his father’s artistic history in order to draw parallels between …

Crafting for a Cause
Posted on December 6, 2017
Crafting for a Cause

Learn to make hats and scarves out of fleece for those less fortunate.  Adults only, please. Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Monday, January 22
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Declutter Your Space
Posted on December 6, 2017
Declutter Your Space

Less mess equals less stress! Renee Ory of Amazing Spaces will give a presentation on how to declutter your home.
Monday, January 22
6:00 – 7:15 PM
Main Library

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on December 6, 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.

Accordion Folded Album Craft
Posted on December 6, 2017
Accordion Folded Album Craft

Make a colorful accordion folded album to hold photos and more using scrapbook paper. Adults only, please. Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.
Tuesday, January 23
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

Control Your Cravings!
Posted on December 6, 2017
Control Your Cravings!

Registered dietitian Liz Champagne with Acadiana Functional Nutrition Center will help you to identify craving triggers and provide tips for preventing and overcoming your cravings.
Tuesday, January 23
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
(Rescheduled from …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on December 6, 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.

So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
Posted on December 6, 2017
So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply flawed decision making. Ages 12 & up.
January 23: Troll 2 (PG-13, 1990, 95 …

10 Steps to Taking Great Photos
Posted on December 6, 2017
10 Steps to Taking Great Photos

Learn ten easy steps to better photos from professional photographer James Freeman. Whether you shoot for hobby, or just want better pics from your phone, this class will help you take that next step. Open …

Write with Us!
Posted on December 6, 2017
Write with Us!

Explore creative writing with two writing instructors from UL Lafayette. Discuss the writing process and get valuable feedback;  Multi-genre. All writing levels are welcome. Adults only.
Wednesdays:
January 24; February 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

Chess Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.

East Regional Walking Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
East Regional Walking Club

Join us at the new Sports Complex in Broussard at the Walking Trail Entrance (located at the soccer field parking lot). All fitness levels welcome! Adults only, please.

Wednesdays:
9:00 – 9:45 AM
January  24, 31;
February 7, 14, 21, 28
St. …

Needle Arts & Sewing Classes
Posted on December 6, 2017
Needle Arts & Sewing Classes

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing or other needle arts?  The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All …

Blu Ray Theater
Posted on December 6, 2017
Blu Ray Theater

See a host of 2017′s most popular films, with movie theater-like video and audio, at the South Regional Library. Open to teens and adults.
All films begin at 6:00 PM:
* January 25:  The Fate of the Furious (2017, …

Cinema on the Bayou
Posted on December 6, 2017
Cinema on the Bayou

Cinema on the Bayou is an eight-day film festival held throughout Lafayette that presents World, U.S. and Louisiana Premieres of high quality narrative, documentary, animated and experimental films. The festival aims to  advance Cajun and …

Aging In Place: What You Need to Know
Posted on December 6, 2017
Aging In Place: What You Need to Know

Dr. Charles Landry will discuss modifying a home for livability and comfort as you and your loved ones grow older.

Thursday, February 1
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library