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“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
Posted on October 15, 2014
“My Photographic Journal” Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon

Photography by Barbara L. Kincannon
Exhibit Dates: November 19, 2014 – January 6, 2015
Galerie Lafayette in Jefferson Street Branch
Featured at ArtWalk on December 13.
Barbara Kincannon feels at one with nature when photographing the birds of Louisiana. …

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.
Monthly Meeting
6:00 PM
November 20
South …

Celebrating Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on October 15, 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 …

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 …

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

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 …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on October 15, 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 …

Images of America: Carencro
Posted on October 15, 2014
Images of America: Carencro

Saturday, November 29
10:30 am – noon
North Regional Library
Authors Stacey Judice, Kathy Higginbotham and Donna Latiolais discuss and sign their new book about the history of Carencro.

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 2.
Tuesday, December 2 & Thursday, December 4
5:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional …

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
December 2
South Regional Library
December 9
Jefferson Street Branch
December 16
North Regional Library

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

Classes are back in our SPARK Lab! These classes are open to ages 9 and up (teen and adults, too).
Wednesday, December 3
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Get into the holiday spirit and show off your …

Hand-Painted Porcelain Exhibit
Posted on October 15, 2014
Hand-Painted Porcelain Exhibit

Stop by the South Regional Library this holiday season to view a selection of hand-painted porcelain pieces, created and painted by members of the Acadiana Porcelain Art Guild.
December
South Regional Library

Carencro Country Christmas
Posted on October 15, 2014
Carencro Country Christmas

Saturday, December 6
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Carencro Community Center (located next door to the North Regional Library)
17th annual, Family oriented traditional event
Area choirs and singers and musicians providing traditional holiday music Booths with arts & …

Christmas at North Regional Library
Posted on October 15, 2014
Christmas at North Regional Library

Free fun for the whole family! Visit the library while enjoying the Carencro Country Christmas at the Carencro Community Center and the Children’s Christmas Parade.
Saturday, December 6
10:00 am – noon
North Regional Library
Jolly Holiday Magnet Craft
While …

Author’s Alley: Book Sale and Signing
Posted on October 15, 2014
Author’s Alley: Book Sale and Signing

Meet and support local authors as they gather to sell and sign their books. Signed books make great gifts! Authors may reserve a table at the South Regional Library by calling 981-1028 by Friday, November …

Recycled Ornaments: Adult Craft
Posted on October 15, 2014
Recycled Ornaments: Adult Craft

Use book pages and embellishments to make old ornaments new again. All supplies will be provided. Registration begins Monday, November 24 at LafayettePublicLibrary.org.
Thursday, December 11
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library
Tuesday, December 16
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library 

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 December ArtWalk will feature “My Photographic Journal” by Barbara L. Kincannon.
Saturday, December 13
6:00 – 8:30 …

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.
December 16
Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen
by Emily Brightwell

“Relaxation Therapy”: Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman
Posted on October 15, 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 Nov. 8.
Caroline Goodman’s colorful, …

Register now for 100 Book Club!
Posted on January 6, 2014
Register now for 100 Book Club!

Are you an avid reader looking for a way to challenge yourself in 2014? Register for our 100 Book Club today! This program encourages patrons to read 100 books in the calendar year. Those who …