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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.

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Posted on May 4, 2019
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

Featuring Harvey Rabbit, Cecil the Orangutan, and T-Boy the Alligator with Mr. Tim and Ms. Laura in a fun-filled, energetic show of puppetry, music, comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and audience participation. Ages 3-12.
Monday, July 15
3:00 – 4:00 …

Percy Jackson Book Club
Posted on May 4, 2019
Percy Jackson Book Club

Join us at Camp Half-Blood for book discussions and crafts, snacks, and trivia based on the world of Percy Jackson! Ages 9 – 14.
July - The Sea of Monsters
Aug - The Titan’s Curse

Family Movies: Christopher Robin
Posted on May 4, 2019
Family Movies: Christopher Robin

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Mondays 2:00 – 4:00 pm
July 15 - Christopher Robin (PG, 2018)
July 22 - The Incredibles 2 (PG, 2018)
East Regional Library

3D Printing 101
Posted on May 4, 2019
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online! Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Tuesdays
July 16; August 13
4:00 – 5:00 pm
South Regional Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on May 4, 2019
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits.  Take building to a new level! Ages 7 – 12.   Registration begins Monday, June 3. 
Tuesday, July 16
4:30 …

Edible Constellations
Posted on May 4, 2019
Edible Constellations

Explore the cosmos and consume them! We’ll have an introduction to the star patterns in the night sky and then make our own to eat using pretzels and mini marshmallows. For ages 5 – 12. Registration …

Cracked Marble Moon Necklace Craft
Posted on May 4, 2019
Cracked Marble Moon Necklace Craft

Kids and their grown-ups will make unique moon necklaces together.  For ages 9 – 12. Registration begins Monday, July 1.  Please register both child and adult.
Tuesday, July 16
10:00 – 11:00 am
North Regional Library

American Girl Club
Posted on May 4, 2019
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy activities based on her interests. All dolls, American Girl or other, are welcome! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, May 20.

Tuesdays:
July 16: Maryellen Larkin

2:00 – 3:00 pm
South …

K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell
Posted on May 4, 2019
K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell

Meet a local sheriff and his fellow four-legged officer. Ages 3-12.
Tuesday, July 16
10:30 – 11:15 am
West Regional Library

Chenier Shenanigans
Posted on May 4, 2019
Chenier Shenanigans

Join us for after-school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays:
July 16, 23, 30
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Chenier Branch

Writes of Spring Contest Winners Announced
Posted on May 4, 2019
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 …

Little Artists
Posted on May 4, 2019
Little Artists

Preschoolers will explore open-ended art activities and different art mediums while learning about color, texture, and more. Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, July 1. 
Wednesday, July 17
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Make and Munch
Posted on May 4, 2019
Make and Munch

Put on your chef’s hat and join us for an edible treat that you make yourself! Ages 7 – 12. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 17
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Meet A Firefighter
Posted on May 4, 2019
Meet A Firefighter

Meet a firefighter and tour a firetruck!  Ages 3-12.
Wednesday, July 17
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Main Library
 

LEGO Club
Posted on May 4, 2019
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up.
Thursday, July 18
10:30 – 11:30 am
Duson Branch

Mission: Alien Takeoff
Posted on May 4, 2019
Mission: Alien Takeoff

Aliens have crash-landed at the library! In order to get their ships back into orbit, they need a spaceship that can go up, up, up. Can you design and fly a flight-worthy ship for them? …

Crafternoon
Posted on May 4, 2019
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, July 18
3:30 – 4:30 pm
Milton Branch

Ollie Robot Lab
Posted on May 4, 2019
Ollie Robot Lab

Meet your need for speed with the Ollie racing robot! The power is in your hands as you navigate obstacle courses, execute tricks, and take on other fun challenges. Ages 8 – 12. Registration begins …