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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 …

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
*Refreshments provided.

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.

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 14, 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..).

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 

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

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 

Hamilton Social for Teens
Posted on February 14, 2017
Hamilton Social for Teens

Hamilton fans unite for this social. Rise up for sing-alongs, party games, trivia, and much more! Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, March 20.
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library 

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, April 3
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library 

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on February 14, 2017
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, April 4
4:30 – 5:30 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, April 7
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library 

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, April 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 
Wednesday, May 24
6:00 – 7:00 PM
North Regional Library  

Family Movies
Posted on February 14, 2017
Family Movies

Lights! Camera! Action! Fun for the entire family. Open to all ages.
Main Library
Saturday, April 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Alice in Wonderland
(1951, G, 75 minutes)
*This movie will be interactive. 

Harry Potter Escape Room!
Posted on February 14, 2017
Harry Potter Escape Room!

Put your magical and muggle skills to the test! Find hidden clues and solve puzzles to escape the room in 30 minutes or less. Registration begins Monday, April 3. Call to reserve a time slot.

Monday, April …

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.
Tuesday, April 18
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Teen Fandom Frenzy
Posted on February 14, 2017
Teen Fandom Frenzy

Celebrate pop culture fandom with themed activities, games, and lively debates with your fellow fanatics. Ages 12-18.
Star Wars
Monday, April 17
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional Library

Victory Garden Spring Planting Party
Posted on February 14, 2017
Victory Garden Spring Planting Party

In collaboration with Townfolk and the Urban Naturalist, you can learn about community gardening and enjoy outdoor Spring activities! All ages welcome.
Wednesday, April 19
2:00 – 4:00 PM

Teen Screen
Posted on February 14, 2017
Teen Screen

Join us for awesome movies at your Library! Ages 12 – 18.
East Regional Library
Films begin at 3:00 PM
Monday, April 21: Warcraft (2016, PG-13, 123 min.)
 
 

Dig In! Community Gardening
Posted on February 14, 2017
Dig In! Community Gardening

Bring your gardening tools and dig in! Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting) in the Carencro Community Garden located behind North Regional Library. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 22
10:00 AM – noon
North Regional Library 

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

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

Saturday, April 22
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
* Celebrate Earth Day with us as we dig in to some planting fun.