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Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 17, 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/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

Chess Club
Posted on August 17, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, September 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on August 17, 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 …

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Christopher Nolan-a-Thon
Posted on August 16, 2016
Christopher Nolan-a-Thon

Teens, enjoy the films of Christopher Nolan, including his Dark Knight trilogy and Interstellar, his latest movie. Adults welcome, too!
All showings are held at the South Regional Library.

Thursday, September 1
6:30 pm
Batman Begins (2005, PG-13, 140 min.)
Thursday, …

ACT Practice Test
Posted on August 16, 2016
ACT Practice Test

This fully-proctored test mirrors the real test environment, with results presented by Sylvan Learning Center. Results can also be emailed. Open to teens ages 12 – 18. Participants must bring #2 pencils and a calculator. Registration begins …

Teen Library Corps
Posted on August 16, 2016
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, earn volunteer time and help plan library events. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays: September 10; October 15
1:00 – 2:00 PM
South Regional Library
Tuesdays: September 20; October 18
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on August 16, 2016
Drop-In Gaming

Play Super Smash Bros. or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Saturdays: September 10; October 15
2:30 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library
Large Meeting Room
Wednesday: September 14; October 15
4:30 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Thursdays: September 15, 22; …

Snack Attack
Posted on August 16, 2016
Snack Attack

Teens, learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Thursday, September 8
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
Friday, September 16
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional
Thursday, October 6
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library
Friday, October 14
4:30 …

Dig In! Community Gardening
Posted on August 16, 2016
Dig In! Community Gardening

Saturday, September 17
10:00 AM –  Noon
North Regional Library
Bring your own tools or use some of ours and Dig In! to the Carencro Community Garden behind the library. Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting). …

Teen Read Week
Posted on August 16, 2016
Teen Read Week

Read for the fun of it! Take a photo or video of yourself reading and email it to christina.clark@lafayettepubliclibrary.org during the week of October 1 – 8. Your photo may get shared on the Library’s Facebook page during Teen Read Week (October 9-16) and …

Fuse Bead Art
Posted on August 16, 2016
Fuse Bead Art

Melt colorful beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, October 25
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Teen Screen
Posted on August 16, 2016
Teen Screen

Teens, come and enjoy awesome movies with us!
Thursday, October 13
6:30 – 8:30 PM
South Regional Library
The Birds(1963, 120 minutes, Rated PG-13)
Friday, October 21
3:00 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library
Captain America: Civil War (2016, PG-13, 146 min)

Guest Author Kathi Appelt
Posted on August 16, 2016
Guest Author Kathi Appelt

Meet Newbery Honor-winner and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt! Ages 3 and up.
Monday, October 17
In Her Own Words
10:30 – 11:15 AM
South Regional Library
Join her in a storytime with her picture books and a question-and-answer …

Board Game Bonanza
Posted on August 16, 2016
Board Game Bonanza

Stop by to play your favorite table top games. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Thursday, October 20
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Oh, the Horror!
Posted on August 16, 2016
Oh, the Horror!

Work with others to write, film and edit your own horror movie trailer. Registration starts Monday, October 3. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:30 PM
Main Library

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 …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on October 18, 2015
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 …

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 …