Programs

Adult

Teen

Child

News You Can Use

Home » Archive by Category

Teen

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on November 29, 2018
LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!

Your Student ID Card now serves as one of your most important school supplies: A Lafayette Public Library Card.
The Lafayette Public Library and the Lafayette Parish School System have teamed up this year to provide …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on November 28, 2018
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

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.).
All of our Makerspace Programs …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on November 28, 2018
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this fall with licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you! Open to All Ages.

Teen Library Corps
Posted on November 28, 2018
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays: January 19, February 16
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on November 28, 2018
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or bring card/board games from home. For Ages 12-18.
Saturdays: January 19, & February 16
2:30 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Book-to-Movie Showings
Posted on November 28, 2018
Book-to-Movie Showings

Read the book or check it out on audio beforehand; then join us for a discussion after the movie!
The Darkest Minds (PG-13, 2018)
Sunday, January 20
2:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Virtual Dog Day Afternoon (LRT)
Posted on November 28, 2018
Virtual Dog Day Afternoon (LRT)

Virtual reality is going to the dogs! Come in on Tuesdays from January through March to play our new HTC Vive Virtual Reality game, Stunt Corgi. As the parent of one daring corgi that dreams of …

LPL Cardio Club
Posted on November 28, 2018
LPL Cardio Club

Looking for motivation to get moving? Come walk or run with us! Open to all fitness levels and all ages. Various distances available. Strollers welcome.
 
 

Snack Attack
Posted on November 28, 2018
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, December 31.
Tuesdays: January 22 & February 26
4:30 – …

Cutting Up – Makerspace
Posted on November 28, 2018
Cutting Up – Makerspace

Learn how to create designs to be cut by the Silhouette or Cricut Cutting machine. Make stickers, vinyl decals, heat transfers, and more!
Planner Stickers
Design, print, and cut stickers to use in your personal planner. Ages …

Song and Dance Documentaries
Posted on November 28, 2018
Song and Dance Documentaries

Enjoy these weekly documentary films dedicated to sound and movement.

Board Game Basement
Posted on November 28, 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 14 and up.

Teen DIY
Posted on November 28, 2018
Teen DIY

We’ll provide the craft – you provide the creativity! Come by and make something amazing! Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, January 14.
Paper Circuits
Thursday, January 24
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Perler Bead Dog Portraits (LRT)
Posted on November 28, 2018
Perler Bead Dog Portraits (LRT)

Celebrating Finding Gobi, our selection for Lafayette Reads Together, use beads that fuse when heated to make a precious pooch portrait. Recommended for Ages 10-18. Registration begins Monday, January 14.
Friday, January 25
4:00 – 5:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Test Prep: Strategies and Resources
Posted on November 28, 2018
Test Prep: Strategies and Resources

Students, get ready for the SAT, ACT, or prepare for AP exams by mastering key concepts and powerful test-taking strategies with fun and engaging videos by Homework Louisiana’s free databases.
Students must have a valid …

Celebrate National Puzzle Day All Month!
Posted on November 28, 2018
Celebrate National Puzzle Day All Month!

Puzzle Day is a fun holiday which is celebrated on January 29th every year. Drop by the 2nd floor of the Main Library anytime during the month of January to put a few pieces in …

Chess Club
Posted on November 28, 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, December 31.

 

Manic Monday
Posted on November 28, 2018
Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come do homework, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues.
Mondays: January 28 & February 25
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library

An Evening with Author Dion Leonard (LRT)
Posted on November 28, 2018
An Evening with Author Dion Leonard (LRT)

Author Dion Leonard will talk about his journey in Finding Gobi while running an ultramarathon in the Gobi Desert. Along the way, he discovered many things about himself and China. Preceeding the author talk, Middlebrook Mandarin …

Winter Bird Painting
Posted on November 28, 2018
Winter Bird Painting

Design a charming seasonal picture using craft paints and our pattern. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, December 17.
Tuesday, January 29
2:00 – 4:00 pm
North Regional Library