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Storytime Calendar
Posted on February 14, 2018
Storytime Calendar

A variety of Storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish.  For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our Storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Writes of Spring 2018
Posted on February 14, 2018
Writes of Spring 2018

 

Thank you to all the students that entered the Writes of Spring Writing Contest! Winners of the 2018 Writes of Spring Writing Contest will be posted here  Wednesday, April 25. The  awards ceremonies will be in …

French Fun Day
Posted on February 14, 2018
French Fun Day

Join us for workshops, activities and special guests presented en français. Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
Saturday. April 21: Culinary Critique with Kelon George, “The Youngest Food Critic in Town”
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Love Our Earth
Posted on February 14, 2018
Love Our Earth

In honor of Earth Day, join us for a showing of Disney Nature’s Born in China (2016, 79 minutes, Rated G) while making an Earth-themed craft. Ages 5-12. No registration required.
Tuesday, April 24
4:00 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on February 14, 2018
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes. Registration begins Monday, February 26.
April: Polar Exploration

Crafternoon
Posted on February 14, 2018
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, April 26
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library
 
 

My First Book Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

LPL Coding Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
LPL Coding Club

LPL Coding Club is for young people who like working with computers and want to know more about computer programming. Join the club to learn from each other and take self-guided lessons in programming languages …

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 14, 2018
Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc.).

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You
Posted on February 14, 2018
Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You

Celebrate the rich universe of Star Wars with various games, activities, trivia and fun. Wear your best costume or make one with us. May the Force be with you!
Friday, May 4
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Main Library

Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth
Posted on February 14, 2018
Star Wars Day: Revenge of the Fifth

Calling all rebels and Sith lords! Join us for a fun-filled day of Star Wars-themed crafts and activities for the whole family.
Saturday, May 5
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
North Regional Library

Books & Bites Tween Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
Books & Bites Tween Club

Join our book club! It’s simple: read the selected book then come talk about it with us while enjoying some yummy snacks.
Monday, May 7
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John
5:30 – 6:30 PM
East Regional Library

 
 

Red Beans, Rice & Reading
Posted on February 14, 2018
Red Beans, Rice & Reading

The evening will include an interactive storytime, with special guest readers, free books thanks to the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, special prizes and a meal of red beans and rice provided by sponsors.

American Girl Club
Posted on February 14, 2018
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy activities based on her interests and era. Dolls welcome! (American Girl or other). Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, February 19.
Tuesday, May 8: Grace Thomas
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South …

Homework Hangout
Posted on February 14, 2018
Homework Hangout

Looking for resources to help with homework? Join us for Homework Hangout to get homework assistance using library resources. Open to Ages 7 – 18.
Tuesdays:
May 8
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch

Fuse Bead Creations
Posted on February 14, 2018
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Registration begins Monday, March 26.
Tuesday, May 15
4:30 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library

Animal Tales
Posted on February 14, 2018
Animal Tales

Practice your reading-aloud skills with trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana! Ages 5-10.
Call 504-5489 to schedule a time slot.

Tuesday, May 15
4:30 – 6:30 PM
South Regional Library
Registration begins Monday, April 23

 

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program
Posted on February 14, 2018
Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program

The 2018 Summer Reading Program (SRP) theme is music, with the slogan Libraries Rock! Participate by reading books throughout the summer and attending library programs. Reading fosters self-confidence and creates lifelong readers.
Kickoff for Children:
Saturday, June 2
10:00 – 3:00 …

TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!
Posted on October 22, 2013
TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!

Parents, looking for something to engage a reluctant reader or a lover of non-fiction? Check out TrueFlix! This great literary resource by Scholastic provides short videos and ebooks on a variety of non-fiction topics, including …