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Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman
Posted on December 3, 2019
Lafayette Reads Together: Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading program from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations to get the community reading, sharing and discussing the same book. Free …

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on December 2, 2019
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 …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on December 2, 2019
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

 
Open access time allows patrons to explore and experiment as they independently work on projects of their choosing. Self-guided online tutorials are available for most applications. For more information about the Makerspaces and a list …

It’s Chinese New Year!
Posted on December 1, 2019
It’s Chinese New Year!

2020 is the Year of the Rat. Come celebrate with us! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 pm
West Regional Library
 
 

Make a Rainstick
Posted on December 1, 2019
Make a Rainstick

How did past civilizations respond to times of drought? Come learn some history and folklore, then make a rainstick of your own! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 5:30 …

Fuse Bead Creations
Posted on December 1, 2019
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 13. 

Wednesday, January 22
4:30 – 6:00 pm
East Regional Library

 

My First Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
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 …

After-School Special
Posted on December 1, 2019
After-School Special

Join us for after school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5 – 12.
Thursdays: January – February (except February 27)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Butler Memorial Branch

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on December 1, 2019
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Ages 5-12.  Registration begins Monday, December 30.
January: Water Conservation (LRT Program)
February: Eat Fit Acadiana
 

Small Folk Studio
Posted on December 1, 2019
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore art mediums. Dress for a mess! Ages 18 months-3 years.  Registration begins Monday, December 30
Fridays: January 24; February 28
10:30 – 11:15 am
East Regional Library
 
 

Game On!
Posted on December 1, 2019
Game On!

Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to all skill levels. Ages 5 – 12.
Saturdays: January 25; February 29
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Hot Wheels Speedway
Posted on December 1, 2019
Hot Wheels Speedway

Fun ways to use tracks and loops to create the ultimate Hot Wheels racecar experience! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Saturday, January 25
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library

Ollie Robot Lab
Posted on December 1, 2019
Ollie Robot Lab

Meet your need for speed with the Ollie racing robot! The power is in your hands as you navigate obstacle courses, execute tricks, and take on other fun challenges. Ages 8 – 12.  Registration begins Monday, …

3D Printing for Kids
Posted on December 1, 2019
3D Printing for Kids

Kids will learn the basics of 3D printing at the library! See our printer in action, design in Tinkercad, and learn about other online resources for 3D designs. Ages 8-12. Registration begins Monday, January 13.
Monday, January …

Can You Survive?
Posted on December 1, 2019
Can You Survive?

Join us for an interactive adventure! Can you and your friends survive when even nature is against you? Ages 7–13. Registration by phone or in person begins Monday, January 13.
Tuesday, January 28
4:30 pm – 5:30 …

To Be Continued Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2019
To Be Continued Book Club

Come join us as we read aloud a chapter book for the next few weeks. When we finish we’ll have a fun activity that goes with the book!
January – Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
February …

Crafternoon
Posted on December 1, 2019
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesdays: January 29; February 26
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Pipe Cleaner Animals
Posted on December 1, 2019
Pipe Cleaner Animals

Make adorable friends out of pipe cleaners! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 13. 
Wednesday, January 29
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library

Pixelate It
Posted on December 1, 2019
Pixelate It

Design and build your own pixelated platform game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! Ages 7 – 12.  Registration begins Monday, December 30.
Thursday, January 30
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on December 1, 2019
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 7 – 12.    Registration begins Monday, December 16.
Saturday, February 1
2:00 – …