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Start the Summer by Joining Our Reading Challenge
Posted on May 25, 2020
Start the Summer by Joining Our Reading Challenge

Are you up for the challenge? The Lafayette Public Library is challenging you, your family, and friends to help us reach our summer community goal of 3 million minutes read! This year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme, Imagine, …

*Virtual* LEGO Club
Posted on May 25, 2020
*Virtual* LEGO Club

Calling all LEGO lovers! We’ll post themes on Facebook at the beginning of each week, then you build your unique creations at home and share them with us in the comments of the post! As …

Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts
Posted on May 25, 2020
Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include all the supplies you’ll need plus instructions and …

Boredom Busters
Posted on May 25, 2020
Boredom Busters

Swing by any of our drive-thrus (Main Library and Regional Libraries) to grab a fun-filled activity sheet then return it filled out to get a sticker prize! Recommended for children.
Neighborhood Sounds
Sunday, June 28 – Thursday, …

Digital Storytime
Posted on May 25, 2020
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Due to copyright restrictions, the videos will be removed from Facebook immediately …

Tinker Tuesdays
Posted on May 25, 2020
Tinker Tuesdays

Weekly instructional videos that will get kids tinkering around the house! Check back weekly for updated links to videos. 
Kitchen Science
Turn your kitchen into a science lab! We’ll use items from the pantry to explore chemical …

To Be Continued – Book Club
Posted on May 25, 2020
To Be Continued – Book Club

Join us virtually as we read the first few chapters of  “Welcome to Dead House” by R.L. Stine. Check it out to continue, if you dare!
Find the book in our catalog!
June 16: Magic Bone: Be …

Craft Challenge Thursdays
Posted on May 25, 2020
Craft Challenge Thursdays

Kids can look forward to a new craft challenge with a tutorial or example every Thursday! Be sure to check our Facebook page on Thursdays for a chance to post a picture of what you’ve made …

*Virtual* Master Puppet Theater
Posted on May 25, 2020
*Virtual* Master Puppet Theater

Tune in for our puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 3-12.
Youtube and Facebook
 
 

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on May 24, 2020
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 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 …

Ragin’ Readers Program Announced with Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics
Posted on May 24, 2020
Ragin’ Readers Program Announced with Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics

Louisiana Athletics and its Young Ragin’ Cajuns Club have partnered with the Lafayette Public Library System to create Ragin’ Readers, presented by Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The initiative promotes the library’s …

Writes of Spring Writing 2020: Contest Winners List
Posted on May 24, 2020
Writes of Spring Writing 2020: Contest Winners List

The annual Writes of Spring Writing Contest involves K–12 Grade students residing in Lafayette Parish or the surrounding parishes of Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion. These students submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

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 …