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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 …

Explore and Invent with LittleBits
Posted on May 8, 2016
Explore and Invent with LittleBits

Unlock your creativity and assemble electronic components from our LittleBits kits to make your own awesome inventions. Electronics + Engineering + Creativity = Summer Fun! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, June 28
2:00 …

Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC
Posted on May 8, 2016
Choose Your Own Adventure with AOC

Make a digital choose-your-own-adventure story with staff from Acadiana Open Channel! Write diverging plot lines, shoot and edit video and let the viewers choose the ending. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 28
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 …

Life Size Gaming
Posted on May 8, 2016
Life Size Gaming

Play giant versions of Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pac Man and more! Snacks and crafts provided. Ages 9 & up.
Wednesday, June 29
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Carencro Community Center
(next to North Regional Library)
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional …

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.
Wednesday, June 29
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
Jurassic World (2015, PG–13, 124 min.)
Thursday, June …

Teen Snack Attack
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, June 29
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesday, July 26
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

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.
Thursday, June 30
6:00 – 7:30 PM
East Regional Library
Friday, July 8
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Friday, August 12
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South …

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 …

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: July 6, 20
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library
Wednesdays: July 27
3:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturdays: July 16; August 20
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional …

Main Library Anniversary Celebration
Posted on May 8, 2016
Main Library Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, July 7
10: 30 AM – 1:00 PM
Main Library
The Lafayette Public Library’s Main Library is celebrating one year of serving the people of Lafayette in the newly renovated downtown facility. The library re-opened on July …

Teen Performance Troupe
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Performance Troupe

Teen volunteers are needed! Voice actors, behind-the-scenes help, and puppeteers for shows to be performed for children. Ages 12–18.
Rehearsal and Recording:
Friday, July 8
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
Rehearsal and Performance:
Monday, July 25
9:00 – 11:00 AM
South Regional …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014, PG, 81 min.)
Monday, July 25
2:00 PM
Big Hero 6 (2014, PG, 102 min.)
Monday, August 1
2:00 PM
Goosebumps (2015, PG, 103 min.)
North Regional Library
Meeting …

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, July 12
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North …

Minute to Win It
Posted on May 8, 2016
Minute to Win It

Sixty seconds to complete fifteen challenges using common household items. You’ve got a minute to win it! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, June 27.
Tuesday, July 12
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

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.
Thursday, July 14
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Friday, July 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
North Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Library Corps

Teens are invited to help plan children’s programs and suggest future library events.
Saturdays: July 16; August 20
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library

Family Field Day
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Field Day

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of playing games and putting your teamwork to the test. Fun for all ages! Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Saturday, July …

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.
Tuesday, July 19
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library 

Chess Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Wednesday, July 20
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, August 24
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library