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MakerSpace & Tech Lab at the Main Library
Posted on August 24, 2015
MakerSpace & Tech Lab at the Main Library

Come MAKE with us at the newly renovated Main Library! Our new Maker Space and Tech Lab will offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. Check this space …

CoderDojo in the LPL Makerspace (Ages 9-19)
Posted on August 24, 2015
CoderDojo in the LPL Makerspace (Ages 9-19)

CoderDojo is a free, volunteer-led, community-based programming club for young people. Join the mentors of Lafayette’s Coder Dojo to code and develop software using programming languages such as Python, Scratch, and others. Open to ages …

Drop-In Gaming for Teens
Posted on August 24, 2015
Drop-In Gaming for Teens

Play Super Smash Bros. or try your hand at other Wii games! No registration required.
September 12
2:00 – 3:30 pm
East Regional
September 14, 21, 28
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
September 19
2:30 – 4:00 pm
South Regional
October 5, 12, 19, …

CD Mandala Suncatchers
Posted on August 24, 2015
CD Mandala Suncatchers

Teens are invited to come and make CD Mandala Suncatchers that will sparkle when placed in the window. Registration begins Monday, August 31.
Thursday, September 17
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library

ACT Practice Test
Posted on August 24, 2015
ACT Practice Test

Teens are invited to take an ACT practice test in a fully-proctored test-like environment. The Sylvan Learning Center will then provide you with a comprehensive analysis and counseling, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses following the …

Blackout Poetry Workshop
Posted on August 24, 2015
Blackout Poetry Workshop

Create original poetry by marking out words on recycled book and newspaper pages. Registration begins Monday, August 31. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Wednesday, September 23
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Chess Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others! All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up. Register beginning Monday, September 14 for the September program and Monday, October 12 for the October …

Star Wars Movie Showings
Posted on August 24, 2015
Star Wars Movie Showings

Get ready for The Force Awakens by viewing the unaltered original trilogy that started Star Wars mania. Teens and responsible adults welcome, too. All showings take place at the South Regional Library at 6:30 PM.

Thursday, October 1: Star …

Teen AniManga Club
Posted on August 24, 2015
Teen AniManga Club

Watch and discuss anime and manga favorites while enjoying refreshments. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Friday, October 2
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, October 14
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library

Art Etchings with Copper & Salt Water
Posted on August 24, 2015
Art Etchings with Copper & Salt Water

Teens! Ahead of the Steampunk and Makers Fair in November, artist Kayla Steede will show a non-toxic method to create metal art. Registration begins Monday, September 21. Open to ages 12 – 18.
Saturday, October 3
2:00 – 4:00 …

The Aardvark Was My Warm-Up Act: Author Marc Brown
Posted on August 24, 2015
The Aardvark Was My Warm-Up Act: Author Marc Brown

Award-winning author-illustrator Marc Brown will talk about the world Arthur opened up for him.

Monday, October 5
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library Meeting Room (Second Floor)

Teen Read and Feed
Posted on August 24, 2015
Teen Read and Feed

Talk about favorite teen books while enjoying a book-related potluck dinner! Bring your favorite dish and your willingness to chat.

Thursday, September 17 
4:00 – 6:00 pm
East Regional
Looking for Alaska by John Green

Tuesday, October 6 
5:00 – 7:00 pm
South …

Get the Facts: Learn from the ACLU
Posted on August 24, 2015
Get the Facts: Learn from the ACLU

Thursday, October 8
7:00 – 8:30 pm
South Regional

ACLU and Children’s Rights attorney Stephen Dixon will take questions on many topics, including teen rights when interacting with police. Parents are invited, too.

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on August 24, 2015
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteers and behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to be performed for families and children. Registration begins Monday, September 21.
Rehearsals:
Thursdays: October 8, 15, 22
4:00 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library

Rehearsal …

Teen Library Corps
Posted on August 24, 2015
Teen Library Corps

Teens! Help plan children’s programs and suggest future library events.
Saturday, September 19
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional
Saturday, October 10
1:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional
Saturday, October 17
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional

Teen Halloween Spooktacular
Posted on August 24, 2015
Teen Halloween Spooktacular

Wear your costume for an afternoon of fun games and activities! Registration begins Monday, October 5. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.

Friday, October 23 
2:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional

Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Statistical Probability of Love at First Site
Posted on May 20, 2014
Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice – Statistical Probability of Love at First Site

Lafayette teens are invited to read and vote for their favorite teen book of the 10 Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice titles listed below. Teens that read at least two books from the list may vote …

Teen Summer Reading Winners
Posted on May 18, 2014
Teen Summer Reading Winners

Congratulations to all of our Teen Summer Reading Program winners! We gave out lots of great weekly prizes, as well as a grand prize. The winner of the grand prize is Lauren P., a patron …

How to return your eBooks (pdf)
Posted on December 12, 2011
How to return your eBooks (pdf)

If you received an e-reader for the holidays you might be interested in the library’s Overdrive e-book service. You can download free ebooks checked out for 7 to 14 days. You can place electronic holds …