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Teen Volunteers Needed!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Volunteers Needed!

The Lafayette Public Library is looking for teen volunteers to assist with the 2016 Summer Reading Program. The program runs from Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, July 29 and volunteers are needed at the Main, …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on May 8, 2016
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Summer Reading Kickoff!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Summer Reading Kickoff!

Friday, May 27
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Main Library
On Your Mark, Get Set… READ! Join the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational …

Chess Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up.
South Regional Library
Wednesday, May 25 (Registration begins May 2.)
6:00-7:00 pm

Doll and Book Exhibit
Posted on May 8, 2016
Doll and Book Exhibit

Friday, April 22 – Thursday, May 26
South Regional Library
The Acadiana Babes Doll Club is sponsoring a free public exhibit at the South Regional Library to promote education and literacy through doll collecting and appreciation of …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, 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 …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on May 8, 2016
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 …

Chocolate Games
Posted on May 8, 2016
Chocolate Games

Get in the game…relays, team and word games galore, all with chocolate! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, June 1
3:00 – 4:30 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, June 8
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 …

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on May 8, 2016
Drop-In Gaming

Play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Wednesdays: June 1, 15; July 6, 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: June 15; July 27
3:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturdays: June 18; July …

The Art of the Mask
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Art of the Mask

Louisiana artist Season Bivens shows tweens how to make their own masks. Ages 9–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 3
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 14
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Friday, July 15
2:00 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Teen Screen
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Screen

Join us for movie showings for teens ages 12 – 18! These showings take place at the East Regional, South Regional and Main Libraries.
Friday, June 3
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
The Hunger Games (2012, PG–13, 142 …

Teen AniManga Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen AniManga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12–18.
Friday, June 3
5:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, June 8
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional …

Book Buds
Posted on May 8, 2016
Book Buds

If you need a little extra reading practice (or just can’t get enough books!) consider becoming a Book Bud. Book Buds will meet Mondays in June and July to read and listen to books with …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, June 6
2:00 PM
The Good Dinosaur (2015, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, June 20
2:00 PM
Muppets Most Wanted (2014, PG, 112 min.)
Monday, June 27
2:00 PM
The Boxtrolls (2014, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on May 8, 2016
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits. Take building to a new level! Ages 8–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 7
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East …

Gyotaku, The Art of the Fish Print
Posted on May 8, 2016
Gyotaku, The Art of the Fish Print

Artist Joli Noel will show you how to create unique art in the style of this Japanese technique. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 7
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, June 8
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library
Thursday, June …

Intro to Yoga and Meditation
Posted on May 8, 2016
Intro to Yoga and Meditation

Empowering teens with inner peace and outer strength. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 12–18.
Wednesdays: June 8, 15, 22
3:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library

The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel

Yo-yos, juggling, magic, comedy and more! The Magic Yo Yo, Matthew Noel, artfully brings his stage show to audiences of all ages using magic, yo-yos, juggling, and comedy. Ages 3 and up.
Monday, June 13
10:30 – …

Comic Book Workshop with Kody Chamberlain
Posted on May 8, 2016
Comic Book Workshop with Kody Chamberlain

Learn the basics of writing and drawing comics with award-winning comic book creator Kody Chamberlain. If you have a passion for comics, webcomics, manga or graphic novels, then you won’t want to miss this exclusive …