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LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on August 2, 2018
LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours

Come MAKE with us at the Main and South Regional Libraries! Our Makerspace and Tech Labs offer classes in digital media, paper/textile arts, electronics, robotics, and fabrication (3D Printing, Laser Cutting, etc.).
All of our Makerspace Programs …

Enhancing Brain Development for Your Baby
Posted on August 2, 2018
Enhancing Brain Development for Your Baby

Jody S. West, LCSW-BACS, with Project LAUNCH, will provide tools and hands-on guidance to positively enhance your child’s brain development. Recommended for Ages birth – 3 years and a caregiver.
Wednesday, August 22
9:30 – 10:30 am
East …

Big and LOUD!
Posted on August 2, 2018
Big and LOUD!

Join us for screenings of the biggest (and noisiest!) movies from the past year! All films begin at 6:00 pm.

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on August 2, 2018
Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!

The Hilliard University Art Museum and the Lafayette Public Library System are thrilled to announce a partnership that allows members of the community to check out a free family admission pass.

3D Printing 101
Posted on August 2, 2018
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online!
Registration begins Monday, July 30.
Friday, August 24
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library Makerspace
 

LEGO Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
LEGO Club

Patrons will build unique brick creations based on a given theme! Ages 5 & up. *No registration necessary.

LPL Cardio Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
LPL Cardio Club

Looking for motivation to get moving? Come walk or run with us! Open to all fitness levels and all ages. Various distances available. Strollers welcome.

Crafternoon
Posted on August 1, 2018
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on August 1, 2018
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!  Recommended for Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, August 20.

LPL Coding Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
LPL Coding Club

For kids and tweens who want to learn the basics of computer programming. Whether you’re just getting started coding or want to expand on what you already know, we’ve got something for you. For Ages …

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on August 1, 2018
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations revolving around different themes for homeschooling families. Recommended for ages 5 – 12. Registration begins Monday, August 20. 
September: Insects and Creepy Crawlies
October: Kinesiology

Sights and Sounds of the Bayou
Posted on August 1, 2018
Sights and Sounds of the Bayou

In partnership with the Center for Louisiana Studies, author Margaret Simon will facilitate an interactive writing and zine making workshop in the context of Bayou Song: Creative Explorations of the South Louisiana Landscape, a new release from …

Bring Your Grandparents to the Library Day
Posted on August 1, 2018
Bring Your Grandparents to the Library Day

It’s Grandparents Day! Celebrate them (or another special adult) with an afternoon of crafts, cookie decorating, and more.  Recommended for Ages 3-12. Registration begins Monday, August 20.
Sunday, September 9
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Family Movies
Posted on August 1, 2018
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library!
Mondays, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
September 10: Early Man (PG, 2018, 89 min.)
October 8: Frankenweenie (PG, 2012, 90 min.)
North Regional Library

Red Beans, Rice and Reading
Posted on August 1, 2018
Red Beans, Rice and Reading

The evening will include storytelling, free books thanks to Friends of the Lafayette Public Library, and a meal of red beans and rice. We’ll have a special guest reader and red beans by a local …

Books & Bites Tween Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
Books & Bites Tween Club

Join our book club! It’s simple: read the selected book then come talk about it with us while enjoying some yummy snacks. Ages 8 – 12.

Game On!
Posted on August 1, 2018
Game On!

Get your game on! Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to All Ages. No registration required.

Tuesdays:
September 11; October 9, 23
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Chenier Branch

American Girl Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
American Girl Club

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy activities based on her interests and era. Dolls welcome! (American Girl or other). Ages 7-12.
Registration for August begins Monday, May 21. Registration for September and October begins …

Feed Your Mind
Posted on August 1, 2018
Feed Your Mind

Kids will make a healthy trail mix while having drop-in activities such as more advanced coloring sheets, board games, bingo based on pop culture or current events, trivia and more. Ages 5-12.

Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 …

Harry Potter Book Club
Posted on August 1, 2018
Harry Potter Book Club

Harry Potter fans unite! Join us for spell-binding book discussions, crafts, and activities about all things Hogwarts. Recommended for Ages 10 – 17.
Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
September 12 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone …