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A Commemoration: Hurricane Katrina
Posted on August 24, 2015
A Commemoration: Hurricane Katrina

August marks ten years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast. Take a look back at the newspaper headlines from the days following the storm.
August 15 – September 15
Main Library

(Almost) National Book Lovers Month
Posted on August 24, 2015
(Almost) National Book Lovers Month

Because our library staff is full of book lovers, we’ll display some of our favorite summer reads!
August 1 – 31
Main Library

MakerSpace & Tech Lab at the Main Library
Posted on August 24, 2015
MakerSpace & Tech Lab at the Main Library

Come MAKE with us at the newly renovated Main Library! Our new Maker Space and Tech Lab will offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. Check this space …

“The Nature & Wonders of Costa Rica” Photography by Joe Pons
Posted on August 24, 2015
“The Nature & Wonders of Costa Rica” Photography by Joe Pons

“The Nature & Wonders of Costa Rica” Photography by Joe Pons
Exhibit Dates: August 26 – October 27, 2015
Main Library Third Floor

Joe Pons attempts to share, through his photography, his own special feelings experiencing nature. His …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 24, 2015
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 …

Modern War Stories Book Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
Modern War Stories Book Club

Join us for the newly formed Modern War Stories Book Club. This book club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Main Library (Room 2C on the second floor) at 6:00 PM.
September …

SRL Classics Book Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
SRL Classics Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Library Classics Book Club! We’ll be reading a classic each month. Come on your lunch break on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a …

Discover Genealogy
Posted on August 24, 2015
Discover Genealogy

Discover genealogy at the Lafayette Public Library!
Genealogy 101 is held at 9:30 AM on the 1st Saturday of each month at the Main Library (Third Floor).
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5
The Genealogy regular monthly meeting is held …

Bayou State Book Talks
Posted on August 24, 2015
Bayou State Book Talks

Meet authors and discover new books in this series from the Center for Louisiana Studies.

Tuesday, September 8
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room (Second Floor)
Jim Bradshaw – Until You Are Dead, Dead, Dead: The Hanging of …

SRL SciFi Book Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
SRL SciFi Book Club

The South Regional Science Fiction Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the South Regional Library. Join us to discuss science fiction favorites!
September 8

Rivers by Michael F. Smith

October 13
Children of Men by P.D. …

Coloring: It’s Not Just for Kids!
Posted on August 24, 2015
Coloring: It’s Not Just for Kids!

Adults everywhere are rediscovering coloring as a way to reduce stress and have fun! This program is for adults only and will include refreshments.

Wednesday, Sept. 9
1:00 – 2:00 pm
North Regional Library
Wednesday, Oct. 14
1:00 – 2:00 …

Yoga for Adults
Posted on August 24, 2015
Yoga for Adults

Your choice of Gentle Yoga or Chair Yoga for those with limited mobility. Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat for the Gentle Yoga class. Registration is for …

Latino Americans: 500 Years of History
Posted on August 24, 2015
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

The Lafayette Public Library System is proud to partner with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Edith Garland Dupre’ Library, Le Centre International de Lafayette and the Consulate General of Mexico to bring …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. All meetings take place at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
September 15

Keeper …

Line Dancing @ Your Library
Posted on August 24, 2015
Line Dancing @ Your Library

Celebrate Line Dance Week by learning moves from local instructor Sis Barras. Adults only, please.

Wednesday, Sept.16
10:30 – 11:30 am
South Regional Library

NRL Book Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
NRL Book Club

Join us for the NRL Book Club, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM at the North Regional Library.
September 16

Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers

October 21
The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy

Yankee Autumn in Acadiana
Posted on August 24, 2015
Yankee Autumn in Acadiana

Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System present “Yankee Autumn in Acadiana.”

Dr. David C. Edmonds will discuss his award-winning book about a Civil War campaign in Southwest Louisiana.

Sunday, September 20
2:00 – 3:00 …

Latin Dance Demo
Posted on August 24, 2015
Latin Dance Demo

Lafayette’s own Segovia Dance Company will demonstrate three styles of Latin Dance.

Wednesday, September 23
6:30 – 7:30 pm
North Regional Library

Wednesday, October 7
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room (Second Floor)

Chess Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others! All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up. Register beginning Monday, September 14 for the September program and Monday, October 12 for the October …

Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young
Posted on August 24, 2015
Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young

6-week Yoga Flow Class
September 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
10:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library
This basic vinyasa class is suitable for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Our certified yoga instructor will cover the fundamentals …