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Summer Reading Kickoff!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Summer Reading Kickoff!

Friday, May 27
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Main Library
On Your Mark, Get Set… READ! Join the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational …

Doll and Book Exhibit
Posted on May 8, 2016
Doll and Book Exhibit

Friday, April 22 – Thursday, May 26
South Regional Library
The Acadiana Babes Doll Club is sponsoring a free public exhibit at the South Regional Library to promote education and literacy through doll collecting and appreciation of …

“Captures”: Photography by Barry Bohn, MD
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Captures”:  Photography by Barry Bohn, MD

“Captures”
Photography by Barry Bohn, MD
Exhibit Dates: April 8 – June 23
Main Library
BIOGRAPHY
Barry Bohn MD
“I have been practicing ophthalmology in Lafayette since 1973. My interest in photography started when I took a world tour after graduating …

“Expressions in Color and Texture”
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Expressions in Color and Texture”

Paintings by Louise Guidry
Exhibit Dates: April 8 – June 23
Main Library
BIOGRAPHY
Louise Guidry
Painting and drawing have been a lifelong pursuit of St. Martinville native Louise Guidry. At 85 years old, she continues to produce incredible works …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 2016
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 …

Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop
Posted on May 8, 2016
Transformation Through Stillness: Meditation Workshop

Think you can’t meditate? You can! Our expert guide will demonstrate practices that anyone can master. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, June 1
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, June 22
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, July 20
6:00 – …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 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 May 8, 2016
Needle Arts Club

Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesday, June 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, July 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, August 17
1:00 – 2:00 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 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 and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on May 8, 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.
Genealogy 101
Saturdays: June 4; July 2; August 6
9:30 …

Author’s Alley Book Sale and Signing
Posted on May 8, 2016
Author’s Alley Book Sale and Signing

Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Authors may reserve a table by calling 981-1028. Space is limited.
Sunday, June 5
12:30 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library

Yoga with Mel and Kat
Posted on May 8, 2016
Yoga with Mel and Kat

Gentle Yoga
Join certified yoga instructors Mel and Kat for Gentle Yoga! These classes take place on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Adults only, please. No registration required. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, June 6
2:00 PM
The Good Dinosaur (2015, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, June 20
2:00 PM
Muppets Most Wanted (2014, PG, 112 min.)
Monday, June 27
2:00 PM
The Boxtrolls (2014, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, …

Get Fit!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Get Fit!

Come to our 4-week class and get fit with your little one! All caregivers are welcome. Ages 2-5. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
4-Week Session: June 6, 13, 20 and 27
1:00 – 1:45 PM
Main Library Story Castle
4-Week Session: …

Eat Fresh: Learn About Community Supported Agriculture
Posted on May 8, 2016
Eat Fresh: Learn About Community Supported Agriculture

Gotreaux Family Farms’ Brian Gotreaux will discuss how community supported agriculture (CSA) benefits consumers by providing access to organic, seasonal foods.
Wednesday, June 8
2:00 – 2:45 PM
South Regional Library

Coloring for Adults
Posted on May 8, 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.
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: June 15; July 20; August 17
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main …

Getting Started with Ancestry.com
Posted on May 8, 2016
Getting Started with Ancestry.com

Learn how to set up a free guest account, build your basic family tree, and search genealogical databases. An active email address is required. Adults only, please. Registration begins Wednesday, June 1.
Saturday, June 11
1:00 – 3:30 …

Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides
Posted on May 8, 2016
Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides

New Orleans college professors and authors Alan Gauthreaux and Daryl Hippensteel will discuss their collection of the most mysterious, bizarre, and often overlooked killings in Louisiana history.
Saturday, June 11
1:00 – 1:45 PM
South Regional Library

The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel

Yo-yos, juggling, magic, comedy and more! The Magic Yo Yo, Matthew Noel, artfully brings his stage show to audiences of all ages using magic, yo-yos, juggling, and comedy. Ages 3 and up.
Monday, June 13
10:30 – …