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Lafayette Reads Together
Posted on February 16, 2017
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 February 16, 2017
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 …

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on February 15, 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..).

LRT Children and Tween Programs
Posted on February 15, 2017
LRT Children and Tween Programs

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.
Wednesday, February 22
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Main Library Story Castle

Small Folk Studio
Posted on February 15, 2017
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, February 24
10:30 – 11:15 AM
South Regional Library
 

LEGO Club
Posted on February 15, 2017
LEGO Club

Kids will build unique LEGO Creations based on a given theme. Open to ages 7 & up. Register online beginning Tuesday, December 27.
Saturday, February 25
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library

Mardi Gras Mambo
Posted on February 15, 2017
Mardi Gras Mambo

Let the good times roll with Mardi Gras themed books, crafts and a Second Line around the library! Ages 3 – 12.
Monday, February 27
2:00 – 3:00 PM
North Regional Library 

Family Movies
Posted on February 15, 2017
Family Movies

Join us at several branches for Family Movies! Open to all ages.
Monday, February 27
2:00 – 4:00 PM
East Regional Library
The BFG (2016, PG, 117 minutes)
 
 

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.
Wednesday, March 1
2:00 – 3:30 PM
Main Library

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 …

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, March …

The Cat in the Hat’s Stuffed Friends Sleepover
Posted on February 14, 2017
The Cat in the Hat’s Stuffed Friends Sleepover

Wear your PJs and bring a stuffed friend to the library for a very zany storytime in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday. After storytime, your friend will stay at the library for a sleepover …

Read Across America
Posted on February 14, 2017
Read Across America

Read Across America is making a stop at the Main Library! Sponsored by the Lafayette Parish Association of Educators, there will be stories to tell and crafts to make, the Cat in the Hat and …

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.
Saturday, March 4
10:30 – 11:30 AM
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, March 6
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Main Library

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 10
10:30 – 11:15 AM
East 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, March 15
4:00 – 4:45 PM
East Regional Library
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, March 15
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Main Library
* March: Archaeology

Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale
Posted on February 14, 2017
Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Library’s Spring Book Sale will take place from March 15 – 18 at the Heymann Convention Center Ballroom (1373 S. College Rd).

French Fun Day
Posted on February 14, 2017
French Fun Day

Stories, activities and special guests presenting en français. Open to all ages.

Saturday, March 18
10:30 AM – noon
Main Library
* Philip Gould will discuss his French Train Station project and bring along his accordion as well.

Saturday, April …