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Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on August 17, 2016
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/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are also …

Chess Club
Posted on August 17, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Ages 8 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 19.
Wednesday, September 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, October 12
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library 

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
Posted on August 17, 2016
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Lego Club
Posted on August 16, 2016
Lego Club

Kids will build unique Lego Creations based on a given theme. Open to ages 7 and up. Register online for each session.
East Regional Library
Saturday, September 3
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 1
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library
Saturday, …

Family Movies
Posted on August 16, 2016
Family Movies

Join us at several branches for Family Movies! Open to all ages.
Saturday, September 3
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
Angry Birds (2016, PG, 95 min.)
Friday, September 30
4:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Angry Birds (2016, PG, 95 min.)
Saturday, October …

Camp Half-Blood
Posted on August 16, 2016
Camp Half-Blood

Friday, September 9
4:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library
Enter the world of Percy Jackson and participate in activities based on the popular book series. Registration begins Monday, August 15. Ages 9  – 12.

Roald Dahl’s Splendiferous 100th Birthday Party!
Posted on August 16, 2016
Roald Dahl’s Splendiferous 100th Birthday Party!

Dine on Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delights while viewing Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  Plus, no party would be complete without a few crafts and activities. Join us for a phizz-whizzing celebration! Open to ages five and …

Hoot, the Paper Owl Craft
Posted on August 16, 2016
Hoot, the Paper Owl Craft

Join us at your library location to make an owl out of a paper plate! Registration begins August 29. Open to ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, September 13
4:00 – 4:45 PM
North Regional Library
Tuesday, September 13
4:00 …

Lego WeDo
Posted on August 16, 2016
Lego WeDo

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo.  Take building to a new level! Register online beginning August 22.
Main Library
Thursday, September 8
Thursday, October 6
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, September …

Crafternoon
Posted on August 16, 2016
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday, September 14
Friday, October 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room
 

Airplane Science
Posted on August 16, 2016
Airplane Science

Learn about the science of flight then construct paper airplanes for a paper airplane flying contest. Register beginning Monday, August 29. Open to ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, September 15
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library
 

International Dot Day
Posted on August 16, 2016
International Dot Day

Reading of Peter H. Reynolds’ The Dot followed by a discussion of creativity and inspiration while doing dot art projects. Register online beginning Monday, August 29.
Thursday, September 15
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

Little Scientists
Posted on August 16, 2016
Little Scientists

Ages 3–5. Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments. Registration begins Monday, August 29.
Fridays: September 16 & October 14
10:00 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library
Wednesdays: September 28 & October 26
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Small Folk Studio
Posted on August 16, 2016
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years.  Register online beginning August 29.
Fridays: September 9 and October 14
10:30-11:30 AM
East Regional Library
Fridays: September 16 …

French Fun Day
Posted on August 16, 2016
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturdays: September 17 and October 22
10:30 AM – Noon
Main Library
 

Dig In! Community Gardening
Posted on August 16, 2016
Dig In! Community Gardening

Saturday, September 17
10:00 AM –  Noon
North Regional Library
Bring your own tools or use some of ours and Dig In! to the Carencro Community Garden behind the library. Help us weed, water and plant (weather permitting). …

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on August 16, 2016
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Registration begins August 29.
Wednesdays: September 21, October 19
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room

A Visit from Zoosiana
Posted on August 16, 2016
A Visit from Zoosiana

Friday, September 23
4:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Show-and-tell with live, native Louisiana animals, including a small alligator! Ages 3 – 12.

The Shape of Strength
Posted on August 16, 2016
The Shape of Strength

Compete to build the strongest structure. Registration begins Monday, September 19. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, September 29
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library