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Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman
Posted on December 3, 2019
Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading program from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations to get the community reading, sharing and discussing the same book. Free …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on December 2, 2019
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 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 …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on December 2, 2019
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

 
Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on December 1, 2019
Zumba at the Library

Get moving and make some noise with Zumba on Friday afternoons! Licensed instructor Sahra Arabaca will lead an energetic workout for all ages.
Fridays:
January 17, 31; February 14, 28
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on December 1, 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.
Saturdays: January 18; February 15
2:30 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Teen Library Corps
Posted on December 1, 2019
Teen Library Corps

Teens are welcome to hang out with friends, discuss old and new programs, and work on upcoming library projects. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12–18.
Saturdays:
January 18; February 15
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies: Ralph Breaks the Internet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Family Movies: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Fun movies for the whole family! All ages.
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018, PG, 112 minutes)
Saturday, January 18
2:00 – 4:00 pm
&
Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019, PG, 86 minutes)
Monday, February 24
2:00 – 3:30 pm
West Regional Library

Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s

Part of Mouton House Lecture Series: Speaker Rachel Thomas, Curator of the Tupper General Merchandise Museum in Jennings, will talk about living in rural Louisiana during the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s where a family had …

Krazy for K-pop
Posted on December 1, 2019
Krazy for K-pop

Teen K-POP fans are invited to bring a photo of their favorite idol to make photo cards, listen to K-POP, and make some new friends. Ages 12–18.
Sunday, January 19
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Make a Paracord Bracelet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Make a Paracord Bracelet

Create your own paracord survival bracelet that is both fashionable and functional. It’s a perfect accessory for wilderness adventures or in case of emergency. Ages 12–18. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, December …

Harry Potter Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
Harry Potter Book Club

Spellbinding book discussions and more for teens and adults that NEED to discuss theories out of earshot from muggles. Ages 12 & up. Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 at the Main Library
January 21 – Harry Potter …

Maker Meetup
Posted on December 1, 2019
Maker Meetup

Like crafting, building, creating, and making of all kinds? Join like-minded makers for a short presentation and socialization each month leading to Maker Faire 2020 (March 28, 2020). These gatherings are sure to get your …

“Me in 2020” Vision Board
Posted on December 1, 2019
“Me in 2020” Vision Board

Create a vision type board to help you reach all your 2020 goals by attaching inspiring quotes, magazine clippings, colorful scrapbook paper, and other ephemera to a poster that can be viewed daily. Ages 14 …

Teen Drawing Round Table
Posted on December 1, 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.
Wednesdays: January 22; February 5, 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional …

Chess Club
Posted on December 1, 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, December 30.
Wednesday, January 22
6:00 – 7:00 pm
North Regional Library

Crayon Recycling
Posted on December 1, 2019
Crayon Recycling

Help us turn our old, broken crayons into something new! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on December 1, 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: January – February (except Holidays)
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Main Library

Crafting for a Cause
Posted on December 1, 2019
Crafting for a Cause

LPL is dedicated to making our community a better place. This series of craft programs create items to be donated to charitable organizations. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Thursday, January 23
Fleece Hats …

Teen Tech Lab
Posted on December 1, 2019
Teen Tech Lab

The library is for books! Pssh, the library is for TECH! Come play with our technology in a teen-friendly environment. Ages 12–18.  Registration begins on Monday, December 30.
Thursdays: January 23; February 20
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

UNO Afternoon
Posted on December 1, 2019
UNO Afternoon

Don’t go in “reverse,” but “skip” over to the library for a “wild” afternoon of the best card game ever: UNO. Ages 12–18.
Thursdays: January 23; February 20
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library