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Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air
Posted on August 17, 2016
Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air

Celebrate the annual fall migration of hummingbirds by hearing Jack Must from Wild Birds Unlimited discuss the tracking of hummingbirds and ways to attract them to your yard.
Saturday, August 27
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
 

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 17, 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/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

Chess Club
Posted on August 17, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, September 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 17, 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 …

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 17, 2016
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.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 16, 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.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting
The Lafayette Genealogical Society …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on August 16, 2016
Needle Arts Club

North Regional Library
Join us for stitching fun at North Regional Library! All skill levels welcome: bring your current project.
Wednesdays: September 21, October 19
1:00 – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library
 
East Regional Library
Join local stitch artists and learn something …

Henri Bendel: Fashion Icon of the 1920s and 1930s
Posted on August 16, 2016
Henri Bendel: Fashion Icon of the 1920s and 1930s

Helene Thian, fashion historian, will speak on Lafayette native, Henri Willis Bendel, born in 1868, who rose to fame becoming a retail fashion icon in the 1920′s and 1930′s in New York City and Paris. Mrs. Thian, …

Pamper Yourself
Posted on August 16, 2016
Pamper Yourself

September is Skin Care Awareness Month.  Carolyn Ward of Paradisus Oasis Wellness Center and Spa will guide you in  the basics of skin care while pampering you with a facial. Register beginning online Monday, August 22. Adults …

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 16, 2016
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.
Tuesday, September 13
6:30-8:00 PM
Madame Grand Doigt by Yvette Landry
Main Library (Meeting Room)
Tuesday, October 11
6:30-8:00 PM
Jean-le-Chasseur et Ses Chiens by Barry Ancelet
Main …

Community Outreach Seminar Series
Posted on August 16, 2016
Community Outreach Seminar Series

How does insurance work? How does court work? How does immigration work? Please join us for these seminars and learn about immigration, insurance and the court system. Seminars will be translated in Spanish.
¿Cómo funciona el …

Line Dance @ Your Library!
Posted on August 16, 2016
Line Dance @ Your Library!

Celebrate National Line Dance Week by learning how to line dance with local instructor Sis Barras at the South Regional Library. Adults only, please.
Wednesday, September 14
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library

Coloring for Adults
Posted on August 16, 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: September 14; October 12
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: September …

Board Game Café
Posted on August 16, 2016
Board Game Café

Meetup for those in their 20s and 30s. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Wednesdays: September 14, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North …

Dig In! Community Gardening
Posted on August 16, 2016
Dig In! Community Gardening

Saturday, September 17
10:00 AM –  Noon
North Regional Library
Bring your own tools or use some of ours and Dig In! to the Carencro Community Garden behind the library. Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting). …

Healthy Cooking Social
Posted on August 16, 2016
Healthy Cooking Social

Wednesdays: September 21, October 19
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library
Have fun eating healthy with others! Bring a fully prepared healthy dish and the recipe to share.

Murder, Mayhem and Munchies
Posted on August 16, 2016
Murder, Mayhem and Munchies

Tuesday, September 27
6:00 – 8:00 PM
North Regional Library
Bring a recipe from one of your favorite foodie mysteries and enjoy an evening of tasting and talking about these yummy capers.

Retro Video Game Night
Posted on August 16, 2016
Retro Video Game Night

Grownups game, too! Step back in time and play classic games on old school consoles. Try ours or bring your own! Adults only, please.
Tuesday, September 27
6:00 – 8:30 PM
Main Library