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Writes of Spring Writing Contest
Posted on February 14, 2017
Writes of Spring Writing Contest

Writes of Spring Writing Contest
The contest is open to students in grades K-12 who reside in Lafayette Parish or in the surrounding parishes: St. Landry, Acadia, St. Martin, Vermilion, and Iberia.
Students can submit original pieces …

Small Folk Studio
Posted on February 14, 2017
Small Folk Studio

An opportunity for toddlers to create and explore are mediums. Caregivers be warned…dress for mess! Ages 18 months – 3 years. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Friday, March 24
10:00 – 10:45 AM
South Regional Library

Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons
Posted on February 14, 2017
Saturday Morning Retro Cartoons

Kick back and enjoy a blast from the past by watching classic animated cartoon favorites from the ’80s and ’90s.
Adults Only:
Saturday, March 25
10:00 – noon
Main Library
*Refreshments provided.

Princess Party
Posted on February 14, 2017
Princess Party

Come to the library to meet Belle, Tiana, and Rapunzel! Hear a story, sing along with the princesses and participate in other royal activities fit for a princess or prince! Come dressed up! Ages 3-12.

LEGO Club
Posted on February 14, 2017
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO creations based on a given theme. Ages 7 & up. Online registration begins Monday, February 20.
Saturday, March 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 14, 2017
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..).

Operation Invention
Posted on February 14, 2017
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 for March and April programs begin on Monday, March 20.
Thursday, March 30
4:30 – 6:00 PM
East Regional …

Big Fish Aquarium
Posted on February 14, 2017
Big Fish Aquarium

Inspired by the art of Ulla Milbrath, the ocean and their own imaginations, children will make a large scale fish of three dimensions for display and play! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, Monday, March 6. 
Thursday, March …

Pet Care and First Aid
Posted on February 14, 2017
Pet Care and First Aid

Local veterinarian Jim Carson shows how to take care of your furry friends. All ages welcome!
Saturday, April 1
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Unplugged Mondays
Posted on February 14, 2017
Unplugged Mondays

Families can unplug and play games of all sorts! Bring your own games or choose from one of ours. Open to all ages.
Monday, April 3
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library 

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on February 14, 2017
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. Registration online for March and April events begins Monday, Febrary 20.
Wednesday, April …

Holiday Sign Away
Posted on February 14, 2017
Holiday Sign Away

Learn St. Patrick’s Day and Easter-themed signs from UL Lafayette’s American Sign Language Club. No signing experience necessary! Ages 5-12.
Sunday, April 9
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Little Scientists
Posted on February 14, 2017
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments.
Ages 3–5. Registration begins Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, April 12
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library 
 
 

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on February 14, 2017
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling families revolving around different themes! Ages 5-12. Registration starts Monday, February 27.
Wednesday, April 12
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
* April: Recycling 

Family Movies
Posted on February 14, 2017
Family Movies

Lights! Camera! Action! Fun for the entire family. Open to all ages.
Main Library
Saturday, April 15
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Alice in Wonderland
(1951, G, 75 minutes)
*This movie will be interactive. 

Master Puppet Theater
Posted on February 14, 2017
Master Puppet Theater

Come join us for puppet shows that are sure to entertain! Ages 5-12.
Monday, April 17
10:30 – 11:00 AM
South Regional Library 

Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms!
Posted on February 14, 2017
Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms!

Soil science never looked so good! Use sweet ingredients to make edible dirt cups. Ages 5-12. Registration opens Monday, April 3.
Tuesday, April 18
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library 

Crafternoon
Posted on February 14, 2017
Crafternoon

Come play with us! We will set out some craft supplies for you to drop in and join us for crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, April 18
2:00 – 4:00 PM
North Regional Library
Thursday, April 20
2:00 – 3:30 …

Victory Garden Spring Planting Party
Posted on February 14, 2017
Victory Garden Spring Planting Party

In collaboration with Townfolk and the Urban Naturalist, you can learn about community gardening and enjoy outdoor Spring activities! All ages welcome.
Wednesday, April 19
2:00 – 4:00 PM

Stuffed Animal Picnic
Posted on February 14, 2017
Stuffed Animal Picnic

Bring your stuffed animal and blanket and join us for a picnic! There will be stories, songs, and other fun activities. Ages 2 & up.
Wednesday, April 19
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library