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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 20, 2016
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is a community-wide reading and learning experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for free copies of the graphic novel Ms. Marvel: No Normal by …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on December 20, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, 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 …

Drop-In Gaming
Posted on December 13, 2016
Drop-In Gaming

Play Wii or PS4 games, or bring board/card games from home! Ages 12–18.
Tuesday, January 17
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Saturday, January 28
2:00 – 3:00 PM
East Regional Library
Saturday, February 18
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library
Saturday, February …

Book Clubs at the Lafayette Public Library
Posted on December 13, 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 …

Teen Screen
Posted on December 13, 2016
Teen Screen

Join us for awesome movies at your Library! Ages 12 – 18.
South Regional Library
Films begin Thursdays at 6:30 PM
January 19: Ghostbusters II (1989, PG, 108 min.)
January 26: Ghostbusters (2016, PG-13, 116 min.)
February 2: Back to the Future (1985, PG, 116 min.)
February …

Razzmatazz for Kids
Posted on December 13, 2016
Razzmatazz for Kids

Coming all the way from Nova Scotia, Canada, this award-winning Razzmatazz for Kids show that will get you clapping your hands, singing and doing motions to their lively original music! Ages 3 & up.
Saturday, January …

ACT Practice Test
Posted on December 13, 2016
ACT Practice Test

Prepare in a fully-proctored test-like environment. The Sylvan Learning Center will host results sessions at the library. Results can also be emailed to the test taker. Registration starts Tuesday, December 27. Open to teens ages 12 – 18.
South …

Artistic Makeup Demo
Posted on December 13, 2016
Artistic Makeup Demo

Ashley Breaux of Verite Beauty will demonstrate makeup tips in this not to be missed event.  Open to teens ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.
Saturday, January 21
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 13, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at 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 …

Chess Club
Posted on December 13, 2016
Chess Club

Practice chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Registration begins Monday, January 9. Open to ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, January 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

Make Your Own Comic Strip
Posted on December 13, 2016
Make Your Own Comic Strip

Create a “super” adventure of your own by using an iPad and the Comic Life app! Ages 9 – 12. Registration online begins Monday, January 9.
Wednesday, January 25
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

National Puzzle Day
Posted on December 13, 2016
National Puzzle Day

Drop by the Main Library at any time during this fun holiday to put a few pieces of our puzzles in place. Or, you can stay a while to finish one! Fun for All Ages.
Main …

LRT Documentaries & Discussions
Posted on December 13, 2016
LRT Documentaries & Discussions

Documentary & Talk
Join us for a screening of The Muslims I Know (2008, 56 minutes, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Ms. Marvel.

Thursday, February 2
Movie: 6:00 PM
Talk: 7:00 PM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
Movie: 6:00 PM
Talk: 7:00 PM
North …

Superhero Training Camp
Posted on December 13, 2016
Superhero Training Camp

Participate in super fun activities and crafts that will test your superpowers and bring out the superhero in you! Ages 5-12. Registration online begins Monday, January 9.
Thursday, February 2
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, February 15
4:30 – …

Teen Animanga Club
Posted on December 13, 2016
Teen Animanga Club

Watch anime clips and discuss manga favorites in this fun teen gathering! Refreshments provided. Ages 12 – 18.
Friday, February 3
5:00 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library

Lafayette Read Together Fest and More
Posted on December 13, 2016
Lafayette Read Together Fest and More

Lafayette Reads Together Fest
Adults and kids will love this Ms. Marvel-inspired afternoon with Indian performer Mehnaz Hoosein, henna artists, Indian dance and more! Join us for an afternoon of fun that will get you in the spirit for …

LRT Teen Programs
Posted on December 13, 2016
LRT Teen Programs

Mehndi Henna Tattoos
Learn the art of henna skin tattoo from expert Leila Khansa. Open to teens ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Tuesday, February 7
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library
Saturday, February 11
3:00 – …

Snack Attack
Posted on December 13, 2016
Snack Attack

Learn to create some easy and delicious no-bake recipes! Open to teens. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.
South Regional
Friday: February 10
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library
Tuesdays, February 14
4:30 – 5:30 PM

Holiday Sign Away
Posted on December 13, 2016
Holiday Sign Away

Enjoy a fun hour of winter holiday-themed signs presented by the UL American Sign Language Club. No sign language experience needed. Fun for All Ages!
Saturday, February 11
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library 

Lafayette Mardi Gras Indians
Posted on December 13, 2016
Lafayette Mardi Gras Indians

Big Chief Zydeco Mike and guests will discuss the history and art of masking. Kids will have a chance to create their own beaded and feathered creation.
Saturday, February 11
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Story Castle