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Summer Reading Kickoff!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Summer Reading Kickoff!

Friday, May 27
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Main Library
On Your Mark, Get Set… READ! Join the Lafayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Win prizes for reading and enjoy a full lineup of free entertaining and educational …

Chess Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
Chess Club

A chance to practice your chess moves on others. All playing levels (including beginners) welcome. Ages 8 and up.
South Regional Library
Wednesday, May 25 (Registration begins May 2.)
6:00-7:00 pm

Doll and Book Exhibit
Posted on May 8, 2016
Doll and Book Exhibit

Friday, April 22 – Thursday, May 26
South Regional Library
The Acadiana Babes Doll Club is sponsoring a free public exhibit at the South Regional Library to promote education and literacy through doll collecting and appreciation of …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
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 …

Farmer Jason
Posted on May 8, 2016
Farmer Jason

This Emmy award winner’s interactive concert includes toe-tapping tunes and eco-friendly chats about farming, animals, and the forest. Ages 5 – 10.
Thursday, June 2
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Thursday, June 2
2:30 – 3:15 PM
South Regional Library

The Art of the Mask
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Art of the Mask

Louisiana artist Season Bivens shows tweens how to make their own masks. Ages 9–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 3
2:00 – 3:30 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, July 14
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Friday, July 15
2:00 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 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 and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

LEGO Club
Posted on May 8, 2016
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
East Regional Library
Meeting Room 1 
Saturday, June 4
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thursday, June 16
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, July 9
2:00 …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, June 6
2:00 PM
The Good Dinosaur (2015, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, June 20
2:00 PM
Muppets Most Wanted (2014, PG, 112 min.)
Monday, June 27
2:00 PM
The Boxtrolls (2014, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, …

Get Fit!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Get Fit!

Come to our 4-week class and get fit with your little one! All caregivers are welcome. Ages 2-5. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
4-Week Session: June 6, 13, 20 and 27
1:00 – 1:45 PM
Main Library Story Castle
4-Week Session: …

Sheriff and K-9 Show and Tell
Posted on May 8, 2016
Sheriff and K-9 Show and Tell

Meet a local sheriff and his fellow four-legged officer. Ages 5–12.
Tuesday, June 7
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Main Library
Thursday, June 9
11:00 – 11:30 AM
North Regional Library
Friday, June 17
11:00 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library
Friday, July 15
11:00 – 11:30 …

Can You Outrun a T-Rex?
Posted on May 8, 2016
Can You Outrun a T-Rex?

Hear dinosaur facts and dig for fossils! Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 7
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room

Meet a Firefighter!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Meet a Firefighter!

Meet a real firefighter from the Lafayette Fire Department, tour a fire truck and learn about fire safety. Ages 3–12.
Thursday, June 9
11:00 – 11:30 AM
South Regional Library
Storytime Room
Tuesday, June 28
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Main Library
Story Castle

Summer Boredom Busters
Posted on May 8, 2016
Summer Boredom Busters

Make some cool toys to bring home! Ages 7–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 7
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on May 8, 2016
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble! Explore the basics of robotics engineering with the fun, easy-to-use LEGO WeDo kits. Take building to a new level! Ages 8–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 7
2:00 – 3:30 PM
East …

Crafternoon!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Crafternoon!

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and make summertime crafts. Ages 5–12.
Thursday, June 9
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library Craft Room

Small Folk Studio
Posted on May 8, 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. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Friday, June 10
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library Craft Room
Monday, June 27
10:30 …

The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel

Yo-yos, juggling, magic, comedy and more! The Magic Yo Yo, Matthew Noel, artfully brings his stage show to audiences of all ages using magic, yo-yos, juggling, and comedy. Ages 3 and up.
Monday, June 13
10:30 – …

Butterfly Snack Bag
Posted on May 8, 2016
Butterfly Snack Bag

Create a cute snack bag that looks like a butterfly. Ages 3–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 14
2:30 – 3:30 PM
East Regional Library
Storytime Room 

Make Your Mark
Posted on May 8, 2016
Make Your Mark

Design your own stamps on Styrofoam that can be used to create wall art, cards and more. Ages 5–12. Registration begins Monday, May 23.
Tuesday, June 14
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library
Thursday, June 16
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main …