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Lafayette Reads Together selects Haben
Posted on December 2, 2020
Lafayette Reads Together selects Haben

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is entering its seventh year as a community-wide reading program and you are invited to be a part of it! This annual event was created to get our community reading, sharing, …

Writes of Spring – 2021 Writing Contest
Posted on December 2, 2020
Writes of Spring – 2021 Writing Contest

The annual Writes of Spring Writing Contest involves K–12 Grade students residing in Lafayette Parish or the surrounding parishes of Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion. These students submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Check Out an Adventure Kit!
Posted on December 2, 2020
Check Out an Adventure Kit!

Patrons can get ready to dig deep into tech, science, outdoors, crafts, and early literacy. We’ve collected some of the best adventures we could think of, such as going on an outdoor excursion or exploring a local …

Friday Trivia!
Posted on December 1, 2020
Friday Trivia!

Do you think you know trivia? Join us for Friday Trivia to test your skills. Click the link below, test yourself, then show off your knowledge by heading to our Facebook page and posting your score in …

Teen Grab & Go Crafts
Posted on December 1, 2020
Teen Grab & Go Crafts

Teens– No need to be bored this summer! Swing by any of the library drive-thrus (Main Library and Regional Libraries), and grab a bag full of fun! Each bag contains supplies needed for the craft …

To Be Continued – Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
To Be Continued – Book Club

Join us virtually as we read the first few chapters of a story, then check it out to continue! Find us on Youtube.
Find the book in our catalog!

YA Virtual Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
YA Virtual Book Club

Do you love young adult books? Join our group LPL YA Virtual Book Club on Goodreads to discuss a new book each month. Also, join us monthly for a Zoom chat with a moderator!
February – Uglies by Scott …

Computer Braille Demonstration
Posted on December 1, 2020
Computer Braille Demonstration

Sam Adler from HumanWare will join us to demonstrate Braille and Assistive Technology solutions for Visually Impaired, products that Haben uses to communicate and read.
Join us on Zoom for this event
Wednesday, February 3
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Snack Attack
Posted on December 1, 2020
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the snacks you can make. Ages 12-18.
Wednesdays, on Youtube

Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind
Posted on December 1, 2020
Learn About the Louisiana Center for the Blind

Pamela Allen, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Center for the Blind, will be here to talk about the center and discuss her interactions with Haben Girma.
Join us on Zoom for this program
Wednesday, February 10
6:30 …

DIY Squishies Tutorial
Posted on October 31, 2020
DIY Squishies Tutorial

Learn to make your own squishies with polyfoam, silicone molds, and fabric paint in this video tutorial.
Find it on Youtube, on Tuesday, November 17.

Felt Letter Board
Posted on October 31, 2020
Felt Letter Board

Use your words with this trendy and cute DIY felt letter board craft that will perfectly personalize any space. Ages 12 – 18.
Watch on Youtube on Tuesday, December 15.

Learn to Finger Knit
Posted on May 25, 2020
Learn to Finger Knit

Finger knitting is a fun and easy craft! It’s a simple stitch, requires no experience or expertise. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!
Click here to get started!

Personal Time Capsule
Posted on May 25, 2020
Personal Time Capsule

Teens are encouraged to make a personal time capsule using recycled household containers to capture the COVID-19 historical event.

Instructions here

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on May 24, 2020
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 …