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Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Posted on May 1, 2018
Libraries ROCK! Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Our Summer Reading Kickoff was a smashing success!  Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us, and a special thanks to all our sponsors and performers who made the day unforgettable!
To learn …

LPL Makerspace: Open Access Hours
Posted on May 1, 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 …

Explore a World of Art with Your Library Card!
Posted on May 1, 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.

Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines
Posted on April 30, 2018
Between the Lines with Ernest J. Gaines

The Lafayette Public Library and the Ernest J. Gaines Center at UL Lafayette are proud to present an afternoon with world-renowned writer Ernest J. Gaines. Dr. Gaines will read a selection from his latest novella The Tragedy …

Code Like a Girl
Posted on April 30, 2018
Code Like a Girl

Join us this summer for a series of four programs doing art projects using CS First software. Come for all four workshops to see your skill set grow! For Ages 9–14. Registration begins Monday, May 21. …

Family Movies
Posted on April 30, 2018
Family Movies

Come watch family movies at your local library! Look below for times and showings:

Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop
Posted on April 30, 2018
Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop

Learn clapping and rhythm games old and new, and maybe even share some favorites of your own. For Ages 6 – 12.
Registration begins Monday, June 4.

Monday, June 18
2:00 – 3:00 pm
South Regional Library

Instrument Petting Zoo
Posted on April 30, 2018
Instrument Petting Zoo

Come try “petting” some instruments and see what sounds they make just for you! Musicians will be on hand to talk about their instruments too.  For ages 3-12.
Monday, June 18
2:00 – 3:30 pm
North Regional Library

 

3D Printing 101
Posted on April 30, 2018
3D Printing 101

Use Tinkercad to learn the basics of 3D design and printing. Ages 9 & up, register online!
Registration begins Monday, May 21.

Tuesdays: June 19
3:30 – 4:30 pm

LEGO WeDo Workshop
Posted on April 30, 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!  Ages 7 – 12.
Registration for June
 

 
 

Animal Tales
Posted on April 30, 2018
Animal Tales

Practice your reading-aloud skills with trained therapy animals from Pet Partners of Acadiana! Ages 5-10. Registration begins Monday, June 4. Call 981-1028 to schedule a time slot at the South Regional Library programs; register online for the Main …

Meet Author Jerica Guillory
Posted on April 30, 2018
Meet Author Jerica Guillory

Meet local children’s book author Jerica Guillory as she shares her stories and creative process.
Tuesday, June 19
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Feed Your Mind
Posted on April 30, 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: 3:30 – 4:30 …

French Fun Workshops
Posted on April 30, 2018
French Fun Workshops

Join us for a morning of learning French songs and Cajun dance with local musician Megan Brown. All ages.
Saturday, June 30
10:30 – 11:30 am
Main Library

ScienceTellers present Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
Posted on April 30, 2018
ScienceTellers present Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano

A legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! Discover how a mysterious piano can play an “instrumental” part in putting a rotten cowboy back behind bars. Recommended for Ages 4–12.
Thursday, June …

My First Book Club
Posted on April 30, 2018
My First Book Club

Join us as we read and discuss longer picture books and early readers together. We’ll finish with a fun activity and craft based on the book. Children do not need to be reading on their …

K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell
Posted on April 30, 2018
K9 and Sheriff Show and Tell

Meet a local sheriff and his fellow four-legged officer. Recommended for Ages 3–12.
Monday, June 25
10:30 – 11:15 am
North Regional Library
 

Pokémon League
Posted on April 30, 2018
Pokémon League

 Come play Pokemon games, do Pokémon crafts and activities, and bring your trading cards or DS to battle with other players! Recommended for Ages 5 & up.
Monday, June 25
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Main Library

Crafternoon
Posted on April 30, 2018
Crafternoon

Come play with us! Drop in and join us for some crafty fun. Ages 5 – 12.
Tuesday, June 26
2:00 – 4:00 pm
East Regional Library
 

Bruce Springsteen and the American Dream
Posted on April 30, 2018
Bruce Springsteen and the American Dream

UL Professors Toby Daspit and Josh Capps will present a discusson on the music of Bruce Springteen and his contributions to the American music scene.
Wednesday, June 27
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Main Library