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Lafayette Reads Together selects Haben
Posted on December 2, 2020
Lafayette Reads Together selects Haben

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is entering its seventh year as a community-wide reading program and you are invited to be a part of it! This annual event was created to get our community reading, sharing, …

Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy
Posted on December 2, 2020
Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy

Learning begins at birth, and part of Lafayette Public Library’s new early literacy initiative, Read to Me Book Club, supports learning for children from birth to age 5. The library has partnered with talkingisteaching.org’s early literacy …

Check Out an Adventure Kit!
Posted on December 2, 2020
Check Out an Adventure Kit!

Patrons can get ready to dig deep into tech, science, outdoors, crafts, and early literacy. We’ve collected some of the best adventures we could think of, such as going on an outdoor excursion or exploring a local …

Friday Trivia!
Posted on December 1, 2020
Friday Trivia!

Do you think you know trivia? Join us for Friday Trivia to test your skills. Click the link below, test yourself, then show off your knowledge by heading to our Facebook page and posting your score in …

Adult Grab & Go Crafts
Posted on December 1, 2020
Adult Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include all the supplies you’ll need plus instructions and …

A Taste of Travel: Ethiopian Cooking
Posted on December 1, 2020
A Taste of Travel: Ethiopian Cooking

Local foodie Sami Parbhoo will discuss Ethiopian cooking techniques and spices while sharing stories of his travels through the country. Pick up a spice pack at any regional branch starting January 24th (while supplies last).

Beyond Black History Month Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
Beyond Black History Month Book Club

Join us for a book club focused on black history, critical race theory, and anti-racism. Our November book will be “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander. The December book will be “The Warmth of Other …

YA Virtual Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
YA Virtual Book Club

Do you love young adult books? Join our group LPL YA Virtual Book Club on Goodreads to discuss a new book each month. Also, join us monthly for a Zoom chat with a moderator!
February – Uglies by Scott …

Computer Braille Demonstration
Posted on December 1, 2020
Computer Braille Demonstration

Sam Adler from HumanWare will join us to demonstrate Braille and Assistive Technology solutions for Visually Impaired, products that Haben uses to communicate and read.
Join us on Zoom for this event
Wednesday, February 3
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Classics Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
Classics Book Club

Join us at 11:30 am on the first Thursday of each month for a lively discussion of a great classic.
February 4: Beloved by Toni Morrison; Zoom link here.

History Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
History Book Club

Join us on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss history books on a variety of topics and eras.
On February 9, we’ll discuss The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq by C.J. Chivers.

Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind
Posted on December 1, 2020
Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind

Pamela Allen, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Center for the Blind, will be here to talk about the center and discuss her interactions with Haben Girma.
Join us on Zoom for this program
Wednesday, February 10
6:30 …

Virtual Computer Seminars
Posted on December 1, 2020
Virtual Computer Seminars

Adult patrons can attend virtual computer classes in Microsft Word and Microsoft Excel via Zoom.
Microsoft Excel
Wednesday, February 10
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Mystery Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month.

Romance Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
Romance Book Club

Love to read romance? Join us on Zoom for our virtual Romance Book Club. In January we’ll be discussing ”You Had Me At Hola” by Alexis Daroa,  and February will be “Tempest” by Beverly Jenkins. We’ll have discussions …

Virtual Trivia Night
Posted on December 1, 2020
Virtual Trivia Night

Join us for a Zoom-enabled trivia contest in conjunction with Dupré Library that will plumb your knowledge in a wide variety of categories. Register at bit.ly/clubdupre.  Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays
February 23
6:30 – 8:30 PM

Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster
Posted on December 1, 2020
Cravings, Weight Gain and the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

Join Valerie Willis, a Registered Dietitian and the Nutritional Health Coach from Natural Grocers, to learn about how achieving your healthiest weight is not about dieting or even pure willpower, but understanding how certain foods affect …

Get Growing!
Posted on May 25, 2020
Get Growing!

Expert gardening tips presented by the Lafayette Master Gardeners. Ages 18 & up.
Virtual Presentation – Herbs: Garden to Table

 Virtual Presentation - Organic Practices

Learn to Finger Knit
Posted on May 25, 2020
Learn to Finger Knit

Finger knitting is a fun and easy craft! It’s a simple stitch, requires no experience or expertise. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!
Click here to get started!

Grow with Google Webinar Series
Posted on May 24, 2020
Grow with Google Webinar Series

Learn how can Google can help your small business succeed! The Grow with Google Programs for Libraries series are self-guided tutorials that you can access at your own pace to learn about Google applications, how to apply for …