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Chess Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on other players. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 – 7:00 pm
South Regional Library

Teen DIY
Posted on August 1, 2018
Teen DIY

We’ll provide the craft – you provide the creativity! Come by and make something amazing! Ages 12 – 18. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Wednesdays: September 12; October 10
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library

Harry Potter Book Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
Harry Potter Book Club

Harry Potter fans unite! Join us for spell-binding book discussions, crafts, and activities about all things Hogwarts. Recommended for Ages 10 – 17.
Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
September 12 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone …

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Posted on August 1, 2018
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Bring your family to the East Regional Library for breakfast and a selection of classic Saturday morning cartoons from the 80s, 90s and beyond! Be sure to wear your pajamas and bring pillows and blankets. …

Geek Cinema
Posted on August 1, 2018
Geek Cinema

Watch various Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Superhero films at the East Regional Library! Open to teens and adults. 

Weekdays, 6:00- 8:00 pm
September 19: Rampage (PG-13, 2018, 115 min.)
October 22: A Quiet Place (PG-13, 2018, 90 min.)

East Regional Library

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

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 …

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

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. …

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: 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

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 30
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.

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

Fandom Friday
Posted on August 1, 2018
Fandom Friday

What’s your fandom? Hang out, make friends, and have fun with other members of the fandom community. It’s the perfect place to complain about your ship sinking! Ages 12-18. 
Friday, October 5
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Arduino Basics
Posted on August 1, 2018
Arduino Basics

Join LSUE computer science professor Laurie Seeder to learn the beginnings of wiring and programming an Arduino, a microcontroller that can be used to interact with buttons, LEDs, motors, speakers, and much more. Recommended for …

Star Wars Reads Celebration
Posted on August 1, 2018
Star Wars Reads Celebration

Calling all Jedi! Let’s party like we’re in a galaxy far, far away at East Regional Library’s annual Star Wars celebration! Drop by for fun activities, photo ops, snacks and Star Wars themed-crafts. May the …

Tech-Free Family Night
Posted on August 1, 2018
Tech-Free Family Night

Turn off your technology and come to the library for a night of family fun! Play a board game, listen to a story, make a craft or explore the other activities on this special night …

Storybook Pumpkin Patch
Posted on August 1, 2018
Storybook Pumpkin Patch

Transform a pumpkin into your favorite book character! Paint or decorate it at home (no carved pumpkins, please), then bring it to the South Regional Library to be displayed in our pumpkin patch. Submissions can …