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Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Posted on December 6, 2017
Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for a free copy of the 2018 selected book, The …

Makerspace & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 6, 2017
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.).

Small Folk Studio
Posted on December 6, 2017
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Friday, December 26.

LEGO Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up; Registration begins Monday, October 23.
Saturdays: January 20, February 17
2:00 – 3:00 pm
North Regional Library

LPL Coding Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
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 …

Animal Tales
Posted on December 6, 2017
Animal Tales

Practice reading aloud to trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana for a ten minute one-on-one reading session to improve your reading skills. Ages 5-10.
Register starting Monday, January 8 for January date and Monday, February 5 …

YouTube Science
Posted on December 6, 2017
YouTube Science

Test out some cool experiments you may have only seen on YouTube, like elephant toothpaste and dancing oobleck! Ages 8 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Wednesday, January 24
4:30 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library

Feed Your Mind
Posted on December 6, 2017
Feed Your Mind

Kids will make a healthy trail mix while having drop-in activities such as advanced coloring sheets, a board game, bingo based on pop culture or current events, trivia and more. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesdays:
January 24; February …

Little Artists
Posted on December 6, 2017
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 Tuesday, December 26.
Thursday, January 25
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

French Fun Day Workshop
Posted on December 6, 2017
French Fun Day Workshop

Local artist Rachel Perry will lead a painting workshop for children en français. Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Saturday, January 27
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Main Library

Busy Babies
Posted on December 6, 2017
Busy Babies

Join us for songs and rhymes followed by a chance to play and explore with a variety of instruments, toys and sensory activities. Ages 6 months – 24 months.
Saturday, January 27
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library

My First Book Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
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 …

Pixelate It!
Posted on December 6, 2017
Pixelate It!

Challenge your child to design and build a video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.
Tuesday, January 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
North Regional Library

Mardi Gras Mask Making
Posted on December 6, 2017
Mardi Gras Mask Making

Get ready to laissez les bon temps rouler by creating your own festive mask! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Wednesday, January 31
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South Regional Library

Fuse Bead Creations
Posted on December 6, 2017
Fuse Bead Creations

Melt colorful fuse beads into a work of art! Use patterns or create your own design. Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Thursday, February 1
4:30 – 5:30 PM
East Regional Library

Candy Science
Posted on December 6, 2017
Candy Science

Why do pop rocks pop? Answer this and other sweet questions with candy-themed science experiments! Registration begins Monday, January 8.
Thursday, February 1
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Winter Storytimes
Posted on December 6, 2017
Winter Storytimes

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 …

Books & Bites Tween Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
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:
February 5: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (LRT)*
5:30 – 6:30 PM
East Regional Library
Our February …

American Girl Club
Posted on December 6, 2017
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy activities based on her interests and era. Dolls welcome! (American Girl or otherwise). Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.
Tuesdays:
February 6: Marie-Grace Gardner and Cecile Rey
4:30 – 5:30 PM
South …

Splat! Exploring Gravity Through Art
Posted on December 6, 2017
Splat! Exploring Gravity Through Art

Create unique works of art using the force – the force of gravity that is! Let gravity take the lead as we drip, drop and splat our way to a messy good time. Ages 7 …