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Star Wars Reads Celebration
Posted on August 1, 2019
Star Wars Reads Celebration

Journey to a galaxy far, far away… at the East Regional Library! Drop in for fun activities, photo ops, snacks, and Star Wars-themed crafts. All ages.
Saturday, October 19
2:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library

Teen Face Painting Class
Posted on August 1, 2019
Teen Face Painting Class

Local artist Diana Menard Trim will teach you various techniques and popular patterns used in face painting. Teens will learn a skill that can be put to use at local festivals and other events. Ages …

DIY Photo Coasters
Posted on August 1, 2019
DIY Photo Coasters

Decoupage tiles to create a set of personalized coasters. Generic photos will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own! Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, October 7.
Monday, October 21
6:00 – 7:00 …

Zombie Wars! After-Hours
Posted on August 1, 2019
Zombie Wars! After-Hours

Bring your best zombie look and an unmodified Nerf gun for our after-hours extravaganza. Ages 12–18. Registration begins Monday, October 7.
Friday, October 25
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

Introduction to 3D Design & Printing
Posted on August 1, 2019
Introduction to 3D Design & Printing

Learn the basics of 3D design with a guided project using Tinkercad. Finished projects will be printed for pickup at a later date. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, October 7.

Monday, October 28
6:00 – …

Teen Tie-Dye Workshop
Posted on August 1, 2019
Teen Tie-Dye Workshop

Join us for hands-on tie-dye fun at the library! We’ll provide bandannas or tote bags to dye. Participants may also bring one plain, white cotton t-shirt of their own. Ages 10–18. Registration begins Monday, October …

NaNoWriMo Kickoff
Posted on August 1, 2019
NaNoWriMo Kickoff

Come write in! National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun approach to creative writing for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. Participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word …

Rotten Smelly Dragon Jar
Posted on August 1, 2019
Rotten Smelly Dragon Jar

Need a new friend who is a little disgusting, stinky and reptilian? Come create a rotten, smell, dragon jar at the library.  Don’t worry–it probably won’t get out. Ages 12-18. Registration begins Monday, October 21.

Wednesday, October …

LPSS Student IDs Now Serve as a Library Card!
Posted on May 5, 2019
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 …

Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”
Posted on May 5, 2019
Summer Reading Program 2019: “A Universe of Stories”

DON’T FORGET: Earn badges for completing our Summer Activities for All Ages! Log in to your Summer Reading Program online account to get started, or come pick up a paper reading log at your nearest library branch.

Teen Lego Lab
Posted on May 4, 2019
Teen Lego Lab

Teenage LEGO-lovers can hang out, build original creations for display, and explore LEGO Mindstorms in this monthly meetup. Registration begins Monday, August 26.
Fridays: September 13 & October 11
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced
Posted on May 4, 2018
Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced

The Lafayette Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Writes of Spring Writing Contest. We congratulate the winners and recognize the efforts of all students who contributed their entries. We also …

How to return your eBooks (pdf)
Posted on December 12, 2011
How to return your eBooks (pdf)

If you received an e-reader for the holidays you might be interested in the library’s Overdrive e-book service. You can download free ebooks checked out for 7 to 14 days. You can place electronic holds …