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Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on August 2, 2018
Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!

The Hilliard University Art Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System are thrilled to announce a partnership that allows members of the community to check out a free family admission pass.

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on August 1, 2018
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 …

Make Your Own Paper
Posted on August 1, 2018
Make Your Own Paper

Transform junk mail into decorative sheets of paper in this hands-on program. All supplies will be provided. Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.
Friday, September 21
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Makerspace

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on August 1, 2018
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.
 

Saturday Study Hall: Middle School Edition
Posted on August 1, 2018
Saturday Study Hall: Middle School Edition

Get an early edge on middle school Math & English.
Middle school students ages 10 & up learn the core math and English concepts with fun, fast online video lessons using Homework Louisiana’s free databases. Laptop …

LPL Cardio Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
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 available. Strollers welcome.

Snack Attack
Posted on August 1, 2018
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your friends and families with the things you can make in this teen program. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, September 4.
 Tuesday, September 25
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Board Game Basement
Posted on August 1, 2018
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.

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on August 1, 2018
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc.).
All of our Makerspace Programs …

Pokémon League
Posted on August 1, 2018
Pokémon League

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Come Play Pokémon console games, do Pokémon crafts and activities, and bring your trading cards or DS to battle with other players. …

Zumba at the Library
Posted on August 1, 2018
Zumba at the Library

Get moving this fall with licensed Zumba instructor Sahra Arabaca and friends. She is ready to bring the excitement of Zumba to you! Open to All Ages.
Fridays:
September 28; October 12, 26
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Nerf Battle
Posted on August 1, 2018
Nerf Battle

The Library is quiet. Suddenly, Nerf ammo flies between the bookshelves and you’re locked in an after-hours Nerf Battle at the Library. Bring your own unmodified Nerf dart guns. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Friday, September 28
6:30 …

Adulting 101: Resume Building
Posted on August 1, 2018
Adulting 101: Resume Building

Teens will receive hands-on instruction on how to create a resume using Google Docs by Guidance and College Counselor, Caitlin Neal-Jones. Laptops will be provided, but teens are welcome to bring their own laptops or …

Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep
Posted on August 1, 2018
Adulting 101: ACT Test Prep

Get test ready! Teens will explore the library’s databases and other free online resources to help them study and prep for ACT testing. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Saturday, September 29
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Teen Library Corps
Posted on August 1, 2018
Teen Library Corps

Meet friends, new and old, and help plan future library programs. Ages 12 – 18.
Saturdays:
September 29; October 27
3:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional Library

Mouton House Lecture Series: Maurice Heymann – Leader and Visionary
Posted on August 1, 2018
Mouton House Lecture Series: Maurice Heymann – Leader and Visionary

Sunday, September 23*
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Alexandre Mouton House (1122 Lafayette Street)
Speaker Jan Swift wears many hats, but the latest is serving as host and producer of Discover Lafayette, a podcast and television production focused on the people and …

A Very Haunted Film Series
Posted on August 1, 2018
A Very Haunted Film Series

Join us each Monday in October for a screening of a haunted house film, from the classic to the contemporary.
Mondays:
October 1 - The Pit and the Pendulum (NR, 1961, 85 min.)

Character Flower Pot Craft
Posted on August 1, 2018
Character Flower Pot Craft

Paint a clay flower pot as a cute, wise owl, as a sugar skull, or as another colorful seasonal character. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, September 17.

LPL Coding Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
LPL Coding Club

For kids and tweens who want to learn the basics of computer programming. Whether you’re just getting started coding or want to expand on what you already know, we’ve got something for you. For Ages …

Make A Halloween Wreath
Posted on August 1, 2018
Make A Halloween Wreath

Impress your friends and neighbors with a stylish Halloween wreath that you made yourself! Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, September 17.
Thursday, October 4
2:00-4:00 pm
Main Library