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Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy
Posted on December 2, 2020
Read to Me Book Club Promotes Early Literacy

Learning begins at birth, and part of Lafayette Public Library’s new early literacy initiative, Read to Me Book Club, supports learning for children from birth to age 5. The library has partnered with talkingisteaching.org’s early literacy …

Writes of Spring – 2021 Writing Contest
Posted on December 2, 2020
Writes of Spring – 2021 Writing Contest

The annual Writes of Spring Writing Contest involves K–12 Grade students residing in Lafayette Parish or the surrounding parishes of Acadia, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion. These students submit original pieces of short fiction, nonfiction, …

Check Out an Adventure Kit!
Posted on December 2, 2020
Check Out an Adventure Kit!

Patrons can get ready to dig deep into tech, science, outdoors, crafts, and early literacy. We’ve collected some of the best adventures we could think of, such as going on an outdoor excursion or exploring a local …

Early Literacy Bag Available at Main and Regional Libraries
Posted on December 2, 2020
Early Literacy Bag Available at Main and Regional Libraries

The Lafayette Public Library is proudly participating in a national campaign to boost the early learning and brain development of children from birth through age three. The “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” campaign is …

Kids’ Trivia
Posted on December 1, 2020
Kids’ Trivia

Show off your knowledge with this week’s trivia challenge!
Check back every Friday to take our fun quizzes on some of your favorite books, games, and moves to see how you stack up against other kids in Lafayette! …

Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts
Posted on December 1, 2020
Kids’ Grab & Go Crafts

Swing by a Lafayette Public Library drive-thru (Main Library and all Regional Libraries) and pick up a bag full of fun! Grab & Go bags will include most of the supplies you’ll need plus instructions …

DIY Board Games
Posted on December 1, 2020
DIY Board Games

Bored? Come to the Main, North Regional, or West Regional Libraries and pick up your own board game to make! Ages 5 & up.
 
 
 
 

*Virtual* LEGO Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
*Virtual* LEGO Club

Calling all LEGO lovers! We’ll post themes on Facebook at the beginning of each week, then you build your unique creations at home and share them with us in the comments of the post!
 

Digital Storytime
Posted on December 1, 2020
Digital Storytime

Lafayette Public Library will be hosting Digital Storytime on Facebook each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00 AM!  Tune in each week for stories, songs, and laughter!

Due to copyright restrictions, the videos will be removed from Facebook immediately …

Kids’ Vids
Posted on December 1, 2020
Kids’ Vids

Fun and entertaining Youtube videos for kids and kids at heart!
 
 
 
 

To Be Continued – Book Club
Posted on December 1, 2020
To Be Continued – Book Club

Join us virtually as we read the first few chapters of a story, then check it out to continue! Find us on Youtube.
Find the book in our catalog!

American Girl Club at Home
Posted on December 1, 2020
American Girl Club at Home

Meet a new American Girl each month and enjoy fun, at-home activities based on her interests. Ages 7-12.
Pick up an activity bag at the South Regional Library while supplies last

January 11: 2021 American Girl of the Year
February …

The Wizard’s Dilemma: An Interactive Story
Posted on December 1, 2020
The Wizard’s Dilemma: An Interactive Story

Play through this tale of a mysterious door and a talking cat. Like the Choose Your Own Adventure books, your choices affect the story, so choose wisely! Ages 7 – 12.
 
 
 
 

Be B.R.A.V.E. Mini Camp
Posted on May 25, 2020
Be B.R.A.V.E. Mini Camp

Be brave and complete the B.R.A.V.E. Mini-Camp where kids will learn to identify and put a stop to bullying behaviors. Kids who take the B.R.A.V.E. pledge can pick up a small prize from the Main …

Learn to Finger Knit
Posted on May 25, 2020
Learn to Finger Knit

Finger knitting is a fun and easy craft! It’s a simple stitch, requires no experience or expertise. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!
Click here to get started!

Take the 100 Book Club challenge!
Posted on May 24, 2020
Take the 100 Book Club challenge!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2020, 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 …

TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!
Posted on October 22, 2013
TrueFlix: Non-fiction resource for kids!

Parents, looking for something to engage a reluctant reader or a lover of non-fiction? Check out TrueFlix! This great literary resource by Scholastic provides short videos and ebooks on a variety of non-fiction topics, including …