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Board Game Basement
Posted on February 14, 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.

Make a Terrarium
Posted on February 14, 2018
Make a Terrarium

Get your hands dirty and celebrate Earth Day 2018 by creating a mini-ecosystem. Registration begins Monday, March 26.
Saturday, April 21
10:30 am – noon
North Regional Library
 

In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House
Posted on February 14, 2018
In the Mind of the Maker with Guest Speaker C.E. Richard: Alexandre Mouton House

Sunday, April 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM)
Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
Limited seating and admission is free. Refreshments will be served.
C. E. Richard is a writer and filmmaker specializing in the history, culture, and ecology …

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 14, 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.

Make a Wooden Spring Plaque
Posted on February 14, 2018
Make a Wooden Spring Plaque

Design a crafty hanging sign using paints, markers and a recycled jar top. Registration starts Monday, March 26.
Tuesday, April 24
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 14, 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.

Chess Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 12
 
Wednesday, April 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

East Regional Walking Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
East Regional Walking Club

Join us at the new Sports Complex in Broussard at the Walking Trail Entrance (located at the soccer field parking lot). All fitness levels welcome! Adults only, please.

Write with Us!
Posted on February 14, 2018
Write with Us!

Explore multi-genre creative writing with writing instructors from UL Lafayette, who will discuss the writing process and provide valuable feedback. All writing levels welcome!
Wednesday, April 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Main Library

Needle Arts Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing or other needle arts?  The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All …

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 14, 2018
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

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.).

Author Visit with E. Lockhart
Posted on February 14, 2018
Author Visit with E. Lockhart

Bestselling author E. Lockhart is an award-winning American writer of young-adult novels, adult fiction and children’s picture books. She will give a presentation on techniques for creating compelling narratives. Lockhart will also touch on her recent …

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You
Posted on February 14, 2018
Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You

Celebrate the rich universe of Star Wars with various games, activities, trivia and fun. Wear your best costume or make one with us. May the Force be with you!
Friday, May 4
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Main Library

Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth
Posted on February 14, 2018
Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth

Calling all rebels and Sith lords! Join us for a fun-filled day of Star Wars-themed crafts and activities for the whole family.
Saturday, May 5
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library

Discover Genealogy
Posted on February 14, 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.
Saturdays:
May 5
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Library

Trivia Time
Posted on February 14, 2018
Trivia Time

Do you think you know trivia? Get a team together and test your skills against others in our monthly themed trivia contests. Let the team with the most trivial knowledge win!
Monday, May 7: U.S. History
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South …

Red Beans, Rice & Reading
Posted on February 14, 2018
Red Beans, Rice & Reading

The evening will include an interactive storytime, with special guest readers, free books thanks to the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, special prizes and a meal of red beans and rice provided by sponsors.

Master Gardening Series
Posted on February 14, 2018
Master Gardening Series

Master Gardening Series – learn the basics of gardening in the deep south. Presented by the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners.
May 8: Year-Round Color
6:30 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library

 

Tech Assistance
Posted on February 14, 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, May 8
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Altered Book Purse
Posted on February 14, 2018
Altered Book Purse

Take a book and create a unique purse! All supplies and instructions will be provided. Adults only, please. Registration begins April 23.
Tuesday, May 8
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library