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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on December 20, 2016
Lafayette Reads Together

Lafayette Reads Together is a community-wide reading and learning experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for free copies of the graphic novel Ms. Marvel: No Normal by …

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on December 20, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2017, 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 …

LRT Children and Tween Programs
Posted on December 13, 2016
LRT Children and Tween Programs

The Science of Superheroes
Holy gadgets and gizmos, Batman! Test out the science behind superpowers! Register starting Tuesday, December 27. Ages 9–12.
Tuesday, January 17
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library

Crafternoon
Posted on December 13, 2016
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will open up the Craft Room for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, January 17
3:00 – 5:00 PM
South Regional Library
Thursday, January 19
4:30 – 5:30 …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on December 13, 2016
LEGO WeDo Workshop

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo. Take building to a new level! Ages 7 & up. Register online beginning Tuesday, December 27.
Thursday, January 19
4:30 – 6:00 PM
North Regional …

Adventures in Storytelling
Posted on December 13, 2016
Adventures in Storytelling

Join us for fun and exciting creative writing activities. Ages 9-12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Thursday, January 19
4:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Small Folk Studio
Posted on December 13, 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. Register online beginning Tuesday, December 27.
Friday, January 20
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library

Razzmatazz for Kids
Posted on December 13, 2016
Razzmatazz for Kids

Coming all the way from Nova Scotia, Canada, this award-winning Razzmatazz for Kids show that will get you clapping your hands, singing and doing motions to their lively original music! Ages 3 & up.
Saturday, January …

LEGO Club
Posted on December 13, 2016
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO Creations based on a given theme. Open to ages 7 & up. Register online beginning Monday, October 24.
Saturday, January 21
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Thursday, February 2
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Milton Branch
Friday, …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on December 13, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspaces and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc..). Open access hours are …

Play With Your Food
Posted on December 13, 2016
Play With Your Food

Now you can play with your food and eat it, too. It’s science! It’s silly! It’s guaranteed to be yummy. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesdays:
January 24 & February 21
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch 

Chess Club
Posted on December 13, 2016
Chess Club

Practice chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Registration begins Monday, January 9. Open to ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, January 25
6:00 – 7:00 PM
East Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
6:00 – 7:30 PM
South Regional Library

Little Scientists
Posted on December 13, 2016
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments.
Ages 3–5. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Wednesday, January 25
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
Friday, February 3
10:00 – 10:45 AM
South Regional Library
Wednesday, February 22
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
 

Make Your Own Comic Strip
Posted on December 13, 2016
Make Your Own Comic Strip

Create a “super” adventure of your own by using an iPad and the Comic Life app! Ages 9 – 12. Registration online begins Monday, January 9.
Wednesday, January 25
4:30 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Illustrate It!
Posted on December 13, 2016
Illustrate It!

Join us for a story time featuring past Caldecott Medal winners then create your own masterpiece inspired by their artwork! Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, January 9.
Thursday, January 26
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library 

Express Yourself
Posted on December 13, 2016
Express Yourself

Suit up in your own dynamic work of art to show your true superhero self! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27.

Thursday, January 26
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library Craft Room
Wednesday, February 8
3:30 – 4:30 PM
South …

National Puzzle Day
Posted on December 13, 2016
National Puzzle Day

Drop by the Main Library at any time during this fun holiday to put a few pieces of our puzzles in place. Or, you can stay a while to finish one! Fun for All Ages.
Main …

Operation Invention
Posted on December 13, 2016
Operation Invention

Come play with Makey Makey kits! A banana piano? A play dough game controller? The sky’s the limit! Ages 9 – 12. Registration begins Tuesday, December 27 for January dates and Monday, January 23 for February …

Superhero Training Camp
Posted on December 13, 2016
Superhero Training Camp

Participate in super fun activities and crafts that will test your superpowers and bring out the superhero in you! Ages 5-12. Registration online begins Monday, January 9.
Thursday, February 2
4:30 – 5:30 PM
North Regional Library
Wednesday, February 15
4:30 – …

Lafayette Read Together Fest and More
Posted on December 13, 2016
Lafayette Read Together Fest and More

Lafayette Reads Together Fest
Adults and kids will love this Ms. Marvel-inspired afternoon with Indian performer Mehnaz Hoosein, henna artists, Indian dance and more! Join us for an afternoon of fun that will get you in the spirit for …