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Clay Water Pots
Posted on December 1, 2019
Clay Water Pots

Clay pottery has been used as vessels for transporting and storing water for over 10,000 years. Come make and decorate your own clay water pot using air dry clay. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins …

Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tupper General Merchandise Museum: Shopping in the ‘30s

Part of Mouton House Lecture Series: Speaker Rachel Thomas, Curator of the Tupper General Merchandise Museum in Jennings, will talk about living in rural Louisiana during the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s where a family had …

Krazy for K-pop
Posted on December 1, 2019
Krazy for K-pop

Teen K-POP fans are invited to bring a photo of their favorite idol to make photo cards, listen to K-POP, and make some new friends. Ages 12–18.
Sunday, January 19
2:00 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library

Make a Paracord Bracelet
Posted on December 1, 2019
Make a Paracord Bracelet

Create your own paracord survival bracelet that is both fashionable and functional. It’s a perfect accessory for wilderness adventures or in case of emergency. Ages 12–18. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, December …

Crayon Recycling
Posted on December 1, 2019
Crayon Recycling

Help us turn our old, broken crayons into something new! Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Main Library

15th Annual Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Posted on December 1, 2019
15th Annual Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

Cinema on the Bayou is an annual eight-day film festival held throughout Lafayette that presents world, U.S., and Louisiana premiers of high-quality narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental films. For more information, visit CinemaOnTheBayou.com.
Saturday, January 25
Sunday, …

Leprosy in Louisiana: A Complicated Relationship
Posted on December 1, 2019
Leprosy in Louisiana: A Complicated Relationship

Join Captain John Figarola and Betsy Wilks of the  National Hansen’s Disease Program for a special presentation on World Leprosy Day. Learn about the history of Carville and the patients, stigma, and treatment of the …

LRT Adruino Water Level Sensor
Posted on December 1, 2019
LRT Adruino Water Level Sensor

Learn how to use an Arduino microcontroller to measure and warn of low water levels. Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Friday, January 24
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Main Library

3D Printing for Kids
Posted on December 1, 2019
3D Printing for Kids

Kids will learn the basics of 3D printing at the library! See our printer in action, design in Tinkercad, and learn about other online resources for 3D designs. Ages 8-12. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Monday, January …

Spiritual Songs: A Musical Lecture on the History of the Negro Spiritual
Posted on December 1, 2019
Spiritual Songs: A Musical Lecture on the History of the Negro Spiritual

Join Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush for a multimedia musical adventure that explores the Negro spiritual as a historical American art form. Learn the stories behind each song, tracing spirituals from their roots in West Africa to …

Tiny Air Plant Pot
Posted on December 1, 2019
Tiny Air Plant Pot

Create a tiny pot out of paper clay for an “air plant”! Air plants require little water and no soil – a good choice when you are busy surviving the apocalypse but still want a …

Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft
Posted on December 1, 2019
Fleur de Lis Hanging Craft

Make a unique decoration by painting a chipboard fleur de lis and gluing it on a decoupaged wooden plaque, all cut by our Makerspace staff. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Tuesday, February …

Community Health Fair
Posted on December 1, 2019
Community Health Fair

Get happy and healthy at the library! UL Lafayette nursing students will offer several free health screenings and provide health information. All ages.
Wednesday, February 5
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Main Library

Desalination Station
Posted on December 1, 2019
Desalination Station

Learn how to make drinkable water from salt water by building a desalination chamber; while it filters, you will make and learn about solar roaches. Ages 12 & up. Registration begins Monday, January 27.
Friday, February 7
4:00 …

Drone School
Posted on December 1, 2019
Drone School

Ever wonder how drones work or what they’re used for? Want to take one for a test drive? Join us as LPSS teacher Ben Godwin shares his expertise on remote piloted aircraft systems. Ages 12–18. …

An Evening with Neal Shusterman
Posted on December 1, 2019
An Evening with Neal Shusterman

The New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman will discuss his novel, Dry, where California spirals out of control when water is no longer available. We follow Alyssa and her brother as they search for …

Shadow of Drought: Southern California’s Looming Water Crisis
Posted on December 1, 2019
Shadow of Drought: Southern California’s Looming Water Crisis

Join us for a screening of Shadow of Drought (2017, 42 min., NR), an Emmy®-award winning documentary that details the realities and implications of California’s water issues, from years-long droughts of the recent past to …

Treat Yourself Spa Day
Posted on December 1, 2019
Treat Yourself Spa Day

Treat yourself this Valentine’s Day. Come paint your nails while we show you how to make a sugar lip scrub and a honey lemon face mask to bring home with you. Ages 12–18. Registration begins …

Survival Challenge
Posted on December 1, 2019
Survival Challenge

See if you have what it takes to complete a survival challenge in 30 minutes or less! Ages 14 & up. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, January 27.
Monday, February 17
5:00 pm – …

Geek Cinema: The Sun is Also a Star
Posted on December 1, 2019
Geek Cinema: The Sun is Also a Star

College-bound romantic Daniel Bae and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley meet — and fall for each other — over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Snacks provided. Come see the …