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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 13, 2015
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is back! The Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and several community organizations are collaborating for this community-wide reading and learning experience, centered around the book, Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, …

LRT: Crafts and Classes
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Crafts and Classes

Build-a-Bot Craft
Build a robot good enough to eat! Use candy to create a robot-like creation to devour or display. Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 11.
Friday, February 19
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional
3D Printing and …

Mardi Gras Mosaics
Posted on December 13, 2015
Mardi Gras Mosaics

Artist Michael Parrish will share his artistic talents as he shows tweens how to make their very own Mardi Gras mosiac, using Mardi Gras beads and glitter.  Open to ages 9 – 12. Registration begins …

Home School Hangout
Posted on December 13, 2015
Home School Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Registration begins Monday, December 28 for the January session and Monday, January 25 for the February session. Open to ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, February …

Lego Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Lego Club

Ages 7 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration begins December 28 for the January sessions and January 25 for the February sessions.
South Regional Library
Friday, February 5
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
Saturday, …

Family Matinee Theater
Posted on December 13, 2015
Family Matinee Theater

Join us for a film showing for families! Featured at four of our locations, kids are invited to come and watch a fun family feature! Refreshments will be served.
North Regional Library
Friday, February 12
4:00 pm
Frozen (2013) …

LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Movie and Documentary Showings

Documentary and Talk
View Underwater Dreams (2014, 44 min, Not Rated) and then discuss the book, Spare Parts.
Thursday, February 11
Movie: 6:30 pm
Talk: 7:15 pm
South Regional Library
Thursday, February 18
Movie: 6:00 pm
Talk: 6:45 pm
East Regional Library
Thursday, March 3
Movie: …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on December 13, 2015
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, 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 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 13, 2015
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Posted on December 13, 2015
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Entries Due Thursday, March 24.  Students in grades K – 12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia can submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Weaving for Kids
Posted on December 13, 2015
Weaving for Kids

Create a woven masterpiece on a simple cardboard loom! Open to ages 8 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 25.
Thursday, February 11
3:00 – 4:15 PM
North Regional Library

Hot Wheels Speedway
Posted on December 13, 2015
Hot Wheels Speedway

Join us for creative play with Hot Wheels race cars. Use tracks, ramps and loops to create the ultimate race car experience. Registration beings Monday, December 28. Open to ages 7 – 12.
Friday, February 12
1:00 – 2:00 pm
South Regional …

Kappa Delta Pi Storytime
Posted on December 13, 2015
Kappa Delta Pi Storytime

Come and enjoy these special storytimes by our future educators! Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society will host this storytime, followed by a craft. Storytimes will be held at the South Regional Library at 11:00 AM.
Saturdays:
February …

Glowing Volcano
Posted on December 13, 2015
Glowing Volcano

Light up the dark by building and erupting your own glow-in-the-dark volcano! Open to ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 25.
Wednesday, February 17
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Cat in the Hat Craft
Posted on December 13, 2015
Cat in the Hat Craft

Make an adorable decoration in the style of the famous Dr. Seuss character to celebrate Read Across America! Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 25.
South Regional Library
Friday, February 19
4:00 – …

Small Folk Studio
Posted on December 13, 2015
Small Folk Studio

Toddlers can create and explore art… and maybe get a little messy! Open to ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, December 28.
Friday, February 19
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library Craft Room

French Fun Day
Posted on December 13, 2015
French Fun Day

Saturday, February 20
10:30  AM – 12:30 PM
Main Library Story Castle

Venez nous rejoindre à la bibliothèque de Lafayette pour une journée d’activités en français pour toute la famille!
Join us at the Lafayette Public Library (Main …

Family Game Night
Posted on December 13, 2015
Family Game Night

Join us in the Children’s Department at the Main Library for GAMES! Families are invited to come and play games like “Ticket to Ride” or “Sushi Go!” Open to all ages.
Monday, February 22
6:30 – 7:30 …

LRT: Author Joshua Davis
Posted on December 13, 2015
LRT: Author Joshua Davis

Tuesday, February 23
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Main Library Meeting Room (Second Floor)Meet and ask your questions of the man who first brought attention to the Spare Parts story.

Joshua Davis is the author of several books, including the Lafayette …

Chess Club
Posted on December 13, 2015
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, February 24
6:00 – 7:00 pm
East Regional Library
Registration begins Monday, January 25.