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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 13, 2015
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is back! The Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and several community organizations are collaborating for this community-wide reading and learning experience, centered around the book, Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on December 13, 2015
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, and you will become a member of the 100 Book Club. Earn cool prizes and the bragging rights to say you accomplished something few others will! Complete rules are available …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 13, 2015
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 and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)
Posted on December 13, 2015
Yoga with Mel and Kat (Adults)

Gentle Yoga: Mondays
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library: February 15, 22, 29
Join certified yoga instructors Mel and Kat for Gentle Yoga! These classes take place on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Adults only, please. No registration …

Needle Arts Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Needle Arts Club

Specific Instruction:
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Crochet: February 16
Learn more about an ancient craft and join us for stitching fun! An experienced stitch artist will be on hand to assist you. Registration begins Monday, October …

The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)
Posted on December 13, 2015
The Desegregation of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (SLI)

Local writer Ruth Foote will explain how what’s now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette became the first state-funded college in the South to accept African-American students.
Tuesday, February 16
6:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library

Discover Genealogy
Posted on December 13, 2015
Discover Genealogy

Experts and novices alike can learn about researching family history at the library from the Lafayette Genealogical Society. The society also has special ‘Genealogy 101′ sessions monthly, and provides one-on-one help weekly at the Main Library.
Monthly Meeting
6:00 …

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Posted on December 13, 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.
Tuesday, February …

LRT: Crafts and Classes
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Crafts and Classes

Build-a-Bot Craft
Build a robot good enough to eat! Use candy to create a robot-like creation to devour or display. Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 11.
Friday, February 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional
3D Printing and …

North Regional Library Book Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
North Regional Library Book Club

Join us for the North Regional Library Book Club, held on the third Wednesday of every month at 2:00 PM.
Wednesday, February 17
Spare Parts by Joshua Davis

LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings

Documentary and Talk
View Underwater Dreams (2014, 44 min, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Spare Parts.
Thursday, February 18
Movie: 6:00 pm
Talk: 6:45 pm
East Regional Library
Thursday, March 3
Movie: 6:00 pm
Talk: 6:45 pm
North Regional Library
Click here to …

Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young
Posted on December 13, 2015
Vinyasa Yoga with Elizabeth Young

This basic vinyasa class is suitable for beginners and experienced yogis alike. Our certified yoga instructor will cover the fundamentals of yoga including proper alignment, modifications for injuries & pregnancies, and proper breathing techniques. This …

“Under a Southern Sky”: Paintings by Andrea Schellman
Posted on December 13, 2015
“Under a Southern Sky”: Paintings by Andrea Schellman

Exhibit Dates: January 8 – April 7, 2016
Main Library

Recently transplanted to Louisiana from Virginia, Andrea Schellman is exploring the similarities and particular differences in the two states’ coastlines, waterways and back roads, as well as …

Child Safety Awareness
Posted on December 13, 2015
Child Safety Awareness

Join Mr. William Ritchey, Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, for a presentation on child passenger safety.  Learn how to choose, properly install and secure your child’s car seat and prevent injury from other dangers in …

Vintage & Custom Automobilia Display
Posted on December 13, 2015
Vintage & Custom Automobilia Display

A collection of die cast vehicles paired with cost of living information from their corresponding time periods.

February 1 – 29
Main Library

Family Game Night
Posted on December 13, 2015
Family Game Night

Join us in the Children’s Department at the Main Library for GAMES! Families are invited to come and play games like “Ticket to Ride” or “Sushi Go!” Open to all ages.
Monday, February 22
6:30 – 7:30 …

LRT: Author Joshua Davis
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Author Joshua Davis

Tuesday, February 23
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library Meeting Room (Second Floor)Meet and ask your questions of the man who first brought attention to the Spare Parts story.

Joshua Davis is the author of several books, including the Lafayette …

East Regional Library Book Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
East Regional Library Book Club

Join us on the fourth Tuesday of each month for the East Regional Library Book Club!  The ERL Book Club meets at 2:00 PM.
Tuesday, February 23
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Meditation Art
Posted on December 13, 2015
Meditation Art

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
Wednesday: February 24
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Chess Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, February 24
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library
Registration begins Monday, January 25.