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LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on May 5, 2019
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 …

Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”
Posted on May 5, 2019
Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started, or come pick up a paper reading log at your nearest library branch.

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on May 4, 2019
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.
Mondays:
July 15 & 29
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

Percy Jackson Book Club
Posted on May 4, 2019
Percy Jackson Book Club

Join us at Camp Half-Blood for book discussions and crafts, snacks, and trivia based on the world of Percy Jackson! Ages 9 – 14.
July - The Sea of Monsters
Aug - The Titan’s Curse

Family Movies: Christopher Robin
Posted on May 4, 2019
Family Movies: Christopher Robin

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Mondays 2:00 – 4:00 pm
July 15 - Christopher Robin (PG, 2018)
July 22 - The Incredibles 2 (PG, 2018)
East Regional Library

3D Printing 101
Posted on May 4, 2019
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online! Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Tuesdays
July 16; August 13
4:00 – 5:00 pm
South Regional Library

Space, Virtual Reality, and the Future
Posted on May 4, 2019
Space, Virtual Reality, and the Future

Naresh Deoli, a research scientist at the Louisiana Accelerator Center and UL-Lafayette Department of Physics adjunct faculty member, will discuss astronomy and space science, including NASA’s plan to colonize Mars in the next 15-20 years. …

Teen Lego Lab
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen Lego Lab

Teenage LEGO-lovers can hang out, build original creations for display, and explore LEGO Mindstorms in this monthly meetup. Registration begins Monday, June 3.
Tuesday, July 16
3:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library

Galaxy T-Shirt
Posted on May 4, 2019
Galaxy T-Shirt

Create a unique galaxy of stars on a black t-shirt using bleach spray and stencils. T-shirt will be provided. We will be working with bleach, please dress accordingly. Registration begins Monday, July 1.
Tuesday, July 16
2:00 …

Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced
Posted on May 4, 2019
Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Writes of Spring Writing Contest. We congratulate the winners and recognize the efforts of all students who contributed their entries. We also …

Teen Snack Attack
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make. Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Tuesdays: July 16
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Main Library

Chess Club
Posted on May 4, 2019
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, June 3.
Wednesday, July 17
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library

Green Screen Movie Magic
Posted on May 4, 2019
Green Screen Movie Magic

Acadiana Open Channel staff will offer teens hands-on experience working with green screen movie effects! Registration begins Monday, June 17.
Wednesday, July 17
1:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Teen DIY: Galaxy Slime
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen DIY: Galaxy Slime

We’ll provide the craft, and you bring the creativity! Come in and making something amazing. Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Galaxy Slime
Wednesday, July 17
3:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on May 4, 2019
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.
Thursdays: May – July (except holidays)
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Main Library

Teen Drawing Round Table
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen Drawing Round Table

In the collaborative spirit of the Algonquin Round Table, an informal group of teen artists meets monthly at the library to exchange ideas, techniques, and banter.
Thursdays:
July 18; August 15
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Stranger Things Escape Room
Posted on May 4, 2019
Stranger Things Escape Room

Figure out this otherworldly mystery before you get caught in even stranger things! Ages 12 & up. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, June 17.
Friday, July 19
1:00 – 5:00 pm
West Regional Library
232-9321

Murder in the Stacks
Posted on May 4, 2019
Murder in the Stacks

Police have apprehended a murder suspect in the library after hours! Follow the clues and collect the evidence to put them away for good. Refreshments will be served. Costumes welcome, but not required. Registration begins …

Moon Day Party
Posted on May 4, 2019
Moon Day Party

This month marks the 50th anniversary of our first contact with the moon. Celebrate by making moon-inspired snacks and cracked marble moon necklaces, and also exploring space conspiracies like, “Did we ever really land on …

Nerf Space Wars
Posted on May 4, 2019
Nerf Space Wars

Come battle to save the universe after hours in the library. Bring your own unmodified Nerf dart guns. Sci-fi costumes encouraged, but not required. Registration begins Monday, July 1.
Friday, July 19
5:45 – 7:15 pm
North Regional …