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Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library
Posted on June 30, 2015
Grand Re-Opening of the Main Library

Please join us for the GRAND RE-OPENING of the MAIN LIBRARY, located at 301 W. Congress Street in Downtown Lafayette, on Monday, July 6, 2015. There will be a flag raising outside the entrance of the …

S.T.E.A.M. Through Summer!
Posted on May 28, 2015
S.T.E.A.M. Through Summer!

Looking for ways to encourage your kid’s brain and body to stay active this summer? Each week starting June 1, we’ll post a new S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) project on this page …

Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Summer Reading Programs: Register Now!

Escape the Ordinary and read this summer with the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational activities. Register here or at any of our libraries starting Monday, May 18.

SPARK Lab Classes
Posted on May 7, 2015
SPARK Lab Classes

Open Lab
Wednesdays: July 1, July 15, August 5
1:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Open Lab for library patrons who have completed the Intro to 3D Design and 3D Printing or one of the computer programming classes.  …

Who’s Your Hero?
Posted on May 7, 2015
Who’s Your Hero?

All Ages
May 1 – June 30
South Regional Library
Every hero has a story, and every person has a hero. We want to honor yours! Adults may bring photos (4” x 6” or smaller), momentos and short bios depicting their hero …

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Posted on May 7, 2015
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Ages 3 and up. Wear pajamas and enjoy some night-time stories. After this special edition of Pajama Party storytime, children can leave a stuffed animal at the library for a super fun sleepover! Pick up the …

Family Movie Matinees
Posted on May 7, 2015
Family Movie Matinees

Join us for Family Movie Matinees! Open to all ages, held at both the North and East Regional Libraries. All films begin at 2:30 PM.

Monday, July 6 
2:30 pm
Spy Kids (2001) 88 min, PG

Monday, July 13 
2:30 pm
Superman (1978) 143 …

Popcorn Theater
Posted on May 7, 2015
Popcorn Theater

Kids ages 5 – 12 are welcome to come and watch movies at the South Regional Library! We’ll be serving popcorn and drinks.
Monday, July 6 

2:00 pm
Paddington

(2014) 95 min, PG

Friday, July 31 
2:00 pm
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge …

Main Movie Matinee
Posted on May 7, 2015
Main Movie Matinee

Ages 5-12. Join us at the Main Library for a matinee!
Friday, July 24
Annie (2014) 118 min, PG
2:00 pm
Main Library

Meet a Firefighter!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Meet a Firefighter!

Tour a fire truck and talk to firefighters after storytime.
Tuesday, July 7
10:00 AM
South Regional Library
 

Superhero Cartooning Workshop with Mike Artell
Posted on May 7, 2015
Superhero Cartooning Workshop with Mike Artell

The workshop will include tips for drawing superheroes and methods to add excitement to your superhero cartoons! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, June 22.
Tuesday, July 7
9:30 – 10:30 am
North Regional Library
11:00 am – 12:00 …

Technology for Tots
Posted on May 7, 2015
Technology for Tots

Wednesday, July 8
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Main Library
Ages 3 – 6. Stick around after Story Castle to get hands-on experience with positive and productive apps and activities handpicked for young ones.
 

Super Reader Graphics Fun with Chuck Galey
Posted on May 7, 2015
Super Reader Graphics Fun with Chuck Galey

Kids ages 7 – 12 are invited to come and create some Super Read Graphics with artist Chuck Galey! Create your own superhero, superdog or supercat, and design your own superhero costume! Registration begins Monday, June …

Wild Goose Chase
Posted on May 7, 2015
Wild Goose Chase

Ages 3-12. Matt Sandbank presents his shadow puppet show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Public Library.
Thursday, July 9
10:00 – 10:45 am
Carencro Community Center next to North Regional Library

3:00 – 3:45 PM
Main Library

Friday, July 10 …

Superhero Paper Bag Puppet
Posted on May 7, 2015
Superhero Paper Bag Puppet

Join us to make a rockin’ superhero paper bag puppet! Open to ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, June 22.
East Regional Library 
Thursday, July 9
2:00 pm
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 9
2:00 pm
Scott Branch
Thursday, July …

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Posted on May 7, 2015
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

One of our patron favorites, Harvey Rabbit and Friends will be at both the East Regional and the Main Library! This program, great for ages 3 – 12, is sponsored by the Friends of the …

FUN-tastic Art
Posted on May 7, 2015
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, July 14
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration begins Wednesday, July 1.

Superhero Mask Craft
Posted on May 7, 2015
Superhero Mask Craft

Children ages 5 – 12 are invited to come and make a Superhero mask! Registration begins Wednesday, July 1. Register using the link below.
Wednesday, July 15
2:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library 

Act Like an Animal!
Posted on May 7, 2015
Act Like an Animal!

Hampstead Stage Company presents “Act Like an Animal!” Become your favorite animal through games and other activities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register starting Wednesday, July 1 by using the link below.

Thursday, July …

Hampstead Stage Company: Robin Hood
Posted on May 7, 2015
Hampstead Stage Company: Robin Hood

The Hampstead Stage Company presents “Robin Hood.” An adaptation of the classic folktale chronicling the adventures of the infamous outlaw with a heart of gold.
Thursday, July 16
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Library
3:00 – 4:00 PM
South …