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LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on February 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 …

YA March Madness
Posted on February 4, 2019
YA March Madness

March Madness is here, but instead of basketball, we’re all about books! Help us pick the Teen Book Champion by voting to narrow down a list of popular stories to one grand champion. We’ll announce …

90′s Nite
Posted on February 4, 2019
90′s Nite

Sick of hearing about “things only 90’s kids know”? Wish you could have been there? We’ve got just the thing: Play-Doh, fortune teller folding, board games, and the Macarena. Frosted tips not included
Friday, March 22
4:30 …

Raise Our Voices: Community Spoken Word Workshop and Performance
Posted on February 4, 2019
Raise Our Voices: Community Spoken Word Workshop and Performance

Workshop:
Join us for a workshop in conjunction with the Hilliard Museum’s exhibit “Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex” which features documentary photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick about life in Angola Penitentiary. Workshop participants can …

Test Prep: Strategies and Resources
Posted on February 4, 2019
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 …

ACT Practice Test
Posted on February 4, 2019
ACT Practice Test

Take a free ACT practice test provided by the Princeton Review in a fully-proctored test-like environment. Please bring your own #2 pencils and a non-graphing calculator. Registration available at the Princeton Review.
Saturday, March 23
10:30 am …

LPL Cardio Club
Posted on February 4, 2019
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 are available. Strollers welcome.
 
 

Chess Club
Posted on February 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, February 25.
Mondays: March 25; April 22
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

 

Manic Monday
Posted on February 4, 2019
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:
March 25; April 29
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library

Cutting Up – Makerspace
Posted on February 4, 2019
Cutting Up – Makerspace

Cutting Up at East Regional Library
Learn how to create designs to be cut by the Silhouette or Cricut cutting machine. Make stickers, vinyl decals, heat transfers, and more! Registration begins Monday, March 11.
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 …

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Posted on February 4, 2019
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Students in grades K–12 can submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, drama (high school only), or poetry in English or French. 7th–12th graders must submit entries via the Writes of Spring online form  ((LPSS …

Altered Art Paintbrush Fairy
Posted on February 4, 2019
Altered Art Paintbrush Fairy

Create an altered art fairy using a paintbrush and a bounty of colorful items. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 25.
Wednesday, March 27
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

Con Men Movies
Posted on February 4, 2019
Con Men Movies

Join us all month long for movies about the craftiest con men in cinema history.
March 28 - The Spanish Prisoner (PG, 1997)
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
South Regional Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on February 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.

Patio Time
Posted on February 4, 2019
Patio Time

Outdoor games! Outdoor art! Outdoor fun! Come hang out and create art on the patio!
Thursdays: March 28; April 25
3:30 – 4:30 pm
North Regional Library

Family Retro Cartoons
Posted on February 4, 2019
Family Retro Cartoons

Bring your family to the East Regional Library for snacks and a selection of classic cartoons from the 80s, 90s, and beyond! Be sure to bring pillows and blankets.
Saturday, March 30
2:00-3:30 pm
East Regional Library
 

Doggo Day (LRT)
Posted on February 4, 2019
Doggo Day (LRT)

A day full of fun to celebrate man’s best friend! Craft DIY dog toys, make homemade treats, design 3D printed ID tags, and more. Safe Haven Animal Rescue will be on site for adoptions as well. While we love all …

How to Apply Makeup and Care for Your Skin
Posted on February 4, 2019
How to Apply Makeup and Care for Your Skin

Join Alexis Daigle, a local expert, on how to best apply makeup, choose colors, and care for your skin. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, March 11.
Tuesday, April 2
6:30 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library

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

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online! Registration begins Monday, February 25.

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on February 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.
Wednesdays: April 3
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library