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Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on October 19, 2016
Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs

Come MAKE with us 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 also …

LEGO Club
Posted on October 19, 2016
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO Creations based on a given theme. Open to ages 7 and up. Register online beginning Monday, October 24.
East Regional Library
Saturday, December 3
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library
Friday, December 9
4:00 – …

Christmas Kids Alive!
Posted on October 19, 2016
Christmas Kids Alive!

Saturday, December 3
10:00 – 11:15 AM
South Regional Library
Open to all ages! Sponsored by the Lafayette Public Library System and the Sigma Alpha Iota musical fraternity, this fun family event features performances by local music students and a reading …

Operation Invention
Posted on October 19, 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 Monday, October 24.
Tuesday, December 6
4:00 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library
Thursday, December 8
4:30 …

LEGO WeDo
Posted on October 19, 2016
LEGO WeDo

Builders and brick enthusiasts assemble!  Explore the basics of robotics engineering with LEGO WeDo.  Take building to a new level! Register online beginning August 22.
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, December 7
4:30 – 6:00 PM
East Regional Library
Tuesday, December 13
4:30 …

Build-a-Bridge Challenge
Posted on October 19, 2016
Build-a-Bridge Challenge

Learn the science behind bridges, then test your design to see how it holds up. Registration begins Monday, November 21. Open to ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday, December 7
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

Small Folk Studio
Posted on October 19, 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 October 24.
Friday, December 9
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East Regional Library
Friday, December 16
10:30 …

Little Scientists
Posted on October 19, 2016
Little Scientists

Discover with a science-themed story and hands-on experiments. Ages 3–5. Registration begins Monday, October 24.
Friday, December 9
10:00 – 11:00 am
South Regional Library
Wednesday, December 14
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional Library
 

Signing Santa
Posted on October 19, 2016
Signing Santa

Come sign away the holidays! Enjoy a fun hour of Christmas songs and signs with a special appearance by Santa himself.  No sign language experience needed. Presented by the UL American Sign Language Club.
Saturday, December …

Homeschool Hangout
Posted on October 19, 2016
Homeschool Hangout

An afternoon of learning stations for Homeschooling Families revolving around different themes! Register online beginning October 24. Open to ages 5 – 12 years.
South Regional Library
Tuesday, December 13
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Main Library
Wednesday, December 14
1:00 – …

Unique Holiday Ornaments
Posted on October 19, 2016
Unique Holiday Ornaments

Join local glass artist Ginger Kelly as you create a dazzling tree decoration. This collaborative craft is fun for parent and child! Ages 5 & up. Registration begins Monday, November 28.
Tuesday, December 13
4:00 – 6:00 pm
North …

Board Game Café
Posted on October 19, 2016
Board Game Café

Meetup for 20 to 30-year olds. Join us for an evening of games. Play ours or bring one of your own. Coffee and tea will be provided!
Wednesday, December 14
6:00 – 7:00
North Regional Library

Chess Club
Posted on October 19, 2016
Chess Club

Practice chess moves on others. All playing levels welcome. Registration begins Monday, October 24. Open to ages 8 and up.
Wednesday, December 14
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional

Delicious Construction
Posted on October 19, 2016
Delicious Construction

Test your construction skills using graham crackers and icing to build a house good enough to eat! Registration begins Monday, November 28. Ages 5 – 12.
Thursday, December 15
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library

French Fun Day
Posted on October 19, 2016
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests, presented en français! Open to all ages.
Saturday, December 17
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
 

Holiday I Spy Craft
Posted on October 19, 2016
Holiday I Spy Craft

Create a game to play with your friends over the holidays! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, December 5.
Tuesday, December 20
4:00 – 4:45 pm
East Regional Library
Tuesday, December 20
4:30 – 5:15 pm
Chenier Branch
Wednesday, December 21
2:00 – 2:45 pm
South Regional …

Master Puppet Theater
Posted on October 19, 2016
Master Puppet Theater

Join us for entertaining puppet shows! Open to ages 5 – 12.
East Regional Library
10:30 – 11:00 AM
December 22, 28

Milk and Bookies
Posted on October 19, 2016
Milk and Bookies

Join Santa’s helper for a festive morning of books, crafts and cookie decorating!
Thursday, December 22
10:00 – 11:30 AM
North Regional Library

Christmas Carols Performed by Rene Rost Middle School
Posted on October 19, 2016
Christmas Carols Performed by Rene Rost Middle School

Join Kaplan Rene Rost Middle School Chorus, an award winning group consisting of 6th – 8th grade students, as they perform Christmas carols.
Thursday, December 22
6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Gumdrop Engineering
Posted on October 19, 2016
Gumdrop Engineering

Who can build the tallest or strongest structure? See what you can build with gumdrops and toothpicks! Registration begins Monday, December 5. Ages 7 – 12.
Thursday, December 22
2:00 – 3:00 PM
South Regional Library