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Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 14, 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. All meetings are …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 14, 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 …

SPARK Lab Classes Returning
Posted on August 14, 2014
SPARK Lab Classes Returning

Classes on 3D printing and design, Arduino kits (an open‐source electronics prototyping platform), Lego Mindstorm Robotics and more will continue in our SPARK Lab makerspace this fall. Keep your eyes on this space for more information!

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Sessions
Posted on August 14, 2014
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Sessions

Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
September 2, October 7
Jefferson Street …

Effects of Climate Change on the Wetlands
Posted on August 14, 2014
Effects of Climate Change on the Wetlands

Wednesday, September 10
6:00 pm
South Regional Library
Beth Middleton, Senior Research Ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey of the National Wetlands Research Center, will describe the threats of climate change on the biodiversity and conservation of wetlands.

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 14, 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, September 11
6:30 pm
Jason Theriot
American Energy, Imperiled Coast: Oil and Gas Development …

Wills and Life Planning
Posted on August 14, 2014
Wills and Life Planning

Attorney Valerie Gotch Garrett will offer free informational sessions and answer frequently asked questions on this topic.
Saturday, September 13
10:30 – 11:30 AM
North Regional Library
Saturday, September 20
10:30 – 11:30 AM
North Regional Library

“A Symphony of Colors”: Oils by Laurie Legnon
Posted on August 14, 2014
“A Symphony of Colors”: Oils by Laurie Legnon

“A Symphony of Colors”: Oils by Laurie Legnon exhibit at Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch. Featured at ArtWalk on September 13.
Laurie was born and raised in Iberia Parish along the Bayou Teche. Her …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Posted on August 14, 2014
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Registration begins Monday, September 8 at LafayettePublicLibrary. org. Please register for each date you are interested in attending by clicking …

iPad Basics: Free Computer Class
Posted on August 14, 2014
iPad Basics: Free Computer Class

Tuesday, September 16
9:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library
Bring your iPad and learn how to use it. Discover all your tablet’s amazing capabilities, including email, web browsing, installing apps, music and more. Bring any questions you may have about …

SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
Posted on August 14, 2014
SRL Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club, held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.
September 9
Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
October 14
Silver by Rhiannon Held

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on August 14, 2014
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm to discuss mystery favorites! All meetings take place at the South Regional Library.
September 16
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett
October 21
The Physick Book of Deliverance …

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on August 14, 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 …

“Relaxation Therapy”: Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman
Posted on August 14, 2014
“Relaxation Therapy”: Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman

Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman
Exhibit Dates: September 24 – November 18
Galerie Lafayette
Galerie Lafayette is located in the Jefferson Street Branch at 538 Jefferson Street. For more information, call 261-5787.
Featured at ArtWalk Oct. 11 & Nov. …

Bad Art Fête
Posted on August 14, 2014
Bad Art Fête

Awful…Tacky…Eccentric…Shabby…Ugly…BAD!
Create your own “bad” art for our Fall Bad Art Fête. Your art must be original, “family friendly” and no larger than poster-size. Create your art at home or using available supplies at the Jefferson …

Become Money Smart
Posted on August 14, 2014
Become Money Smart

Do you live paycheck to paycheck? Is debt dragging you down? Learn how to become money smart in this free two-session workshop sponsored by United Way of Acadiana. Register using the links below beginning Monday, …

ArtWalk/Bad Art Fête
Posted on August 14, 2014
ArtWalk/Bad Art Fête

Judging will take place for our annual Bad Art Fête! Patrons can vote for their favorite piece of bad art during ArtWalk.
This month’s ArtWalk features art by Caroline Goodman in the Galerie Lafayette.
Saturday, October 11
6:00 …

The Irony of Politics
Posted on August 14, 2014
The Irony of Politics

Morgan Goudeau, III, Guest Speaker
Former District Attorney for St. Landry Parish and the first D.A. elected to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame, Morgan Goudeau has been involved with Louisiana politics since he opened his …

Learn About Tarot
Posted on August 14, 2014
Learn About Tarot

Monday, October 13
7:00 – 8:00 PM
South Regional Library
Professional intuitive tarot reader Sean Rutherford will discuss the history and misconceptions about tarot, along with the meaning of individual cards. This program is open to teens and …

NaNaWriMo Kickoff Event
Posted on August 14, 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 …