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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on February 16, 2017
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is a community-wide reading and learning experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for free copies of the graphic novel Ms. Marvel: No Normal by …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on February 16, 2017
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, 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 February 15, 2017
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..).

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on February 15, 2017
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.
Main …

Teen Screen
Posted on February 15, 2017
Teen Screen

Join us for awesome movies at your Library! Ages 12 – 18.
East Regional Library
Films begin at 3:00 PM
Monday, February 27: Suicide Squad (2016, PG-13, 130 min.)

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on February 15, 2017
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Monday, February 27
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Main Library

LRT Documentaries & Discussions
Posted on February 15, 2017
LRT Documentaries & Discussions

Documentary Showing

View She Makes Comics (2014, 73 min., Not Rated), an award-winning documentary about women who create comic books.

Thursday, March 9
6:30 – 7:45 PM
Main Library

 

Teen Snack Attack
Posted on February 14, 2017
Teen Snack Attack

Teens will create delicious and easy no-bake recipes. In April, make salsa with the LSU Ag Center’s Tiffany Williams. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, February 20.
Wednesday, March 1
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Posted on February 14, 2017
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
The contest is open to students in grades K-12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia.
Students can submit original pieces …

Unplugged Mondays
Posted on February 14, 2017
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from one of ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, March 6
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on February 14, 2017
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, March 10
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Posted on February 14, 2017
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, earn volunteer time and help plan library events. Open to ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, March 11
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Study Space for Teens
Posted on February 14, 2017
Study Space for Teens

Need a spot to study, work on a group project or write that paper you’ve been putting off? We’ll provide the space and snacks! Ages 12 – 18.

Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale
Posted on February 14, 2017
Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale will take place from March 15 – 18 at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom (1373 S. College Rd).

French Fun Day
Posted on February 14, 2017
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests presenting en français. Open to all ages.

Saturday, March 18
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
* Philip Gould will discuss his French Train Station project and bring along his accordion as well.

Saturday, April …

Chess Club
Posted on February 14, 2017
Chess Club

Learn the rules and practice your moves. All levels welcome, including beginners! Ages 8 and up. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.

Wednesday, March 22
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

LEGO Mindstorm Challenge
Posted on February 14, 2017
LEGO Mindstorm Challenge

Take the LEGO Mindstorm Challenge to build with and compete against others! Ages 9 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 6.
Thursday, March 23
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library 

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Posted on February 14, 2017
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Kick back and enjoy a blast from the past by watching classic animated cartoon favorites from the ’80s and ’90s.
Adults Only:
Saturday, March 25
10:00 – noon
Main Library

Makey Makey and Little Bits
Posted on February 14, 2017
Makey Makey and Little Bits

It’s all about conductivity, perseverance and problem solving…come and play! Ages 12-18. Registration begins on Monday, March 6.
Tuesday, March 28
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library 

Pet Care and First Aid
Posted on February 14, 2017
Pet Care and First Aid

Local veterinarian Jim Carson shows how to take care of your furry friends. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library