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Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 1, 2018
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.

Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Posted on May 1, 2018
Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Our Summer Reading Kickoff was a smashing success!  Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us, and a special thanks to all our sponsors and performers who made the day unforgettable!
To learn …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on May 1, 2018
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

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.).
All of our Makerspace Programs …

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on May 1, 2018
Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!

The Hilliard University Art Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System are thrilled to announce a partnership that allows members of the community to check out a free family admission pass.

Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on April 30, 2018
Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines

The Lafayette Public Library and the Ernest J. Gaines Center at UL Lafayette are proud to present an afternoon with world-renowned writer Ernest J. Gaines. Dr. Gaines will read a selection from his latest novella The Tragedy …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on April 30, 2018
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this summer with Sahra Arabaca, a licensed Zumba instructor, and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you!

Friday, June 15
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on April 30, 2018
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library! Look below for times and showings:

Musical Spoons Art Craft
Posted on April 30, 2018
Musical Spoons Art Craft

Turn a regular spoon into an altered art piece using alcohol inks and wired beads. For Ages 14 & up.
Registration begins Monday, May 21.

 
 
 

Discover Genealogy
Posted on April 30, 2018
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101
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.

So Bad It’s Good Movie Nights
Posted on April 30, 2018
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.

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
June 19: Anaconda
July 17: Congo
August 21: Waterworld
Main …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on April 30, 2018
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.

Tech Assistance
Posted on April 30, 2018
Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesdays,
June 19, July 17, August 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library

3D Printing 101
Posted on April 30, 2018
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online!
Registration begins Monday, May 21.

Tuesdays: June 19
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Meet Author Jerica Guillory
Posted on April 30, 2018
Meet Author Jerica Guillory

Meet local children’s book author Jerica Guillory as she shares her stories and creative process.
Tuesday, June 19
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on April 30, 2018
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 15 and up.

Coloring for Adults
Posted on April 30, 2018
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.
 

Avengers Escape Room
Posted on April 30, 2018
Avengers Escape Room

Avengers fans, assemble your team to help Earth’s Mightiest Heroes save the world in this escape game! For Ages 12 & up.
Register by phone only for June program beginning Monday, June 4. 
Register by phone only …

French Fun Workshops
Posted on April 30, 2018
French Fun Workshops

Join us for a morning of learning French songs and Cajun dance with local musician Megan Brown. All ages.
Saturday, June 30
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

Geek Cinema
Posted on April 30, 2018
Geek Cinema

Watch various Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films at the East Regional Library! Open to teens and adults. 

Marty at the Movies with Music
Posted on April 30, 2018
Marty at the Movies with Music

Celebrate the summer of Library Rocks! with one of the greatest appreciators of rock music: director Martin Scorsese.

Thursdays: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
June 21: Shine a Light (2008, 122 minutes, Rated PG-13)
June 28: Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974, 112 …