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Writes of Spring Writing Contest Winners Announcement
Posted on May 1, 2018
Writes of Spring Writing Contest Winners Announcement

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Writes of Spring Writing Contest.  We congratulate the winners and recognize the efforts of all students who contributed their entries.  We also …

Community Coloring with Teens
Posted on May 1, 2018
Community Coloring with Teens

Come add your own splash of color to our new mural! We will have a community coloring sheet for anyone to come by and make their mark in the Teen section at both the Main …

Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Posted on May 1, 2018
Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

The Main Library will host the Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, June 2. In addition to the performances listed to the right, kids can enjoy a fun jump, crafts, community fun with …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on May 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 …

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on May 1, 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.

So Bad It’s Good Movie Night
Posted on May 1, 2018
So Bad It’s Good Movie Night

A continuing series of movie nights showcasing the very best of the worst, from bad acting and horrific plot holes to deeply-flawed decision making.
Tuesday, May 22: Street Fighter (PG-13, 1994)
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Main Library

 

Soap Bubble Art – CANCELLED
Posted on May 1, 2018
Soap Bubble Art – CANCELLED

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED*
Teens will use recycled bottles to blow bottles onto poster boards to create beautiful bubble pop art. Dress for a mess! Ages 12–18.
Friday, May 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library

Teen DIY Crafts
Posted on May 1, 2018
Teen DIY Crafts

We’ll provide the craft. You provide the creativity! Come in and make something amazing! Registration online beginning February 26.
Wednesday: May 30
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library 

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on April 30, 2018
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Fridays,
June  1, July 6, August 3
2:00 – 4:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Unplugged Monday
Posted on April 30, 2018
Unplugged Monday

Leave your electronics at home and bust out some board games! Bring your own or choose one from our collection.
Mondays:
June 4, July 9
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library

Family Movies
Posted on April 30, 2018
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library! Look below for times and showings:

Smart Cycling Skills
Posted on April 30, 2018
Smart Cycling Skills

Learn the rules of the road, bike laws, route planning and essential bike gear from Chris Daigle with Eagle Wheel School of Cycling. Recommended for Ages 14 & up.
Tuesday, June 5
6:30 – 7:30 pm
East Regional …

3D Printing 101
Posted on April 30, 2018
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online!
Registration begins Monday, May 21.
Tuesdays: June 5 & June 19
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Game On!
Posted on April 30, 2018
Game On!

Get your game on! Join us for family-friendly video and board games.
Tuesdays:
June 5, July 10
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library

Cajun Music Fun with Lost Bayou Ramblers
Posted on April 30, 2018
Cajun Music Fun with Lost Bayou Ramblers

Lost Bayou Ramblers, recent Grammy winners from Acadiana will give a fun and educational performance for Ages 5 and up.  “Cajun Dancing for Kids,” which will take place just before the performance at the Carencro …

Board Game Basement
Posted on April 30, 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 15 and up.

Beads in Bloom: French Beading
Posted on April 30, 2018
Beads in Bloom: French Beading

Connie Boustany will teach the traditional craft of French beading to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind flower. For Ages 14 & up.
Registration for June programs begins Monday, May 21; Registration for July and August programs begins …

Digital Media Magic with AOC
Posted on April 30, 2018
Digital Media Magic with AOC

The creative staff from Acadiana Open Channel will show you how to take pics that pop & selfies that shine in these amazing digital media workshops.
Digital Photo Editing
Registration begins May 21 for North Regional, and …

Snack Attack
Posted on April 30, 2018
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy recipes! Amaze your firned and families with the things you can make. Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, May 21.
Wednesday, June 6
Snacks around the World
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Dance Around the World
Posted on April 30, 2018
Dance Around the World

Come experience dancing from different areas of the world. See how it’s done, learn about the culture, and try it yourself! Recommended for all Ages and families.
Latin Dance
Wednesday, June 6
2:00 – 2:45 pm
South Regional Library 
Spirit …