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Milton Branch Hours Change
Posted on May 24, 2016
Milton Branch Hours Change

Heads Up! Our Milton Branch hours are changing. Effective Tuesday, May 31, the hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. We hope you find these hours more convenient. Stop by and …

Teen Volunteers Needed!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Teen Volunteers Needed!

The Lafayette Public Library is looking for teen volunteers to assist with the 2016 Summer Reading Program. The program runs from Tuesday, May 31 through Friday, July 29 and volunteers are needed at the Main, …

Free Audiobooks with SYNC
Posted on May 8, 2016
Free Audiobooks with SYNC

SYNC Audiobooks are now available to download, and they’re completely free! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13 and up. It runs May 5th through August 17th, with two audiobooks available …

Memorial Day
Posted on May 8, 2016
Memorial Day

All library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!
Posted on May 8, 2016
Take the Challenge: Join 100 Book Club!

Read or listen to 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2016, 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 …

Farmer Jason
Posted on May 8, 2016
Farmer Jason

This Emmy award winner’s interactive concert includes toe-tapping tunes and eco-friendly chats about farming, animals, and the forest. Ages 5 – 10.
Thursday, June 2
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Thursday, June 2
2:30 – 3:15 PM
South Regional Library

Makerspaces & Tech Labs: Upcoming Programs
Posted on May 8, 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 and textile arts, electronics and fabrication, as well as open access time. For more information about …

Family Movies
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Movies

East Regional Library
Meeting Room 2 
Monday, June 6
2:00 PM
The Good Dinosaur (2015, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, June 20
2:00 PM
Muppets Most Wanted (2014, PG, 112 min.)
Monday, June 27
2:00 PM
The Boxtrolls (2014, PG, 100 min.)
Monday, July 18
2:00 PM
Alexander and the Terrible, …

The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel
Posted on May 8, 2016
The Magic Yo Yo: Matthew Noel

Yo-yos, juggling, magic, comedy and more! The Magic Yo Yo, Matthew Noel, artfully brings his stage show to audiences of all ages using magic, yo-yos, juggling, and comedy. Ages 3 and up.
Monday, June 13
10:30 – …

“The Great Pizza Contest” with Page Turner Adventures
Posted on May 8, 2016
“The Great Pizza Contest” with Page Turner Adventures

In a Page Turner Adventure show, the entire audience is the main character, so they’re standing up, sitting down, running, jumping and moving throughout the show – exercising their bodies AND imaginations! In The Great Pizza Contest, …

Rollicking Good Time Music for Kids
Posted on May 8, 2016
Rollicking Good Time Music for Kids

Brian and Terri Kinder perform a program of original, lively and interactive children’s music. Ages 3-12.
Tuesday, June 21
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Tuesday, June 21
2:30 – 3:15 PM
Milton Branch
Wednesday, June 22
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Carencro Community Center
(next …

Family Fort Night
Posted on May 8, 2016
Family Fort Night

Build forts, hear stories and more during this special after hours event. Please bring your own fort-building materials such as blankets, pillows and flashlights. Fun for the whole family! All ages.
Friday, June 24
5:30 – 7:00 …

“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Sister Cities”: Photography by Kerry Griechen

“Sister Cities”
Photography by Kerry Griechen
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
Artist Kerry Griechen uses everyday scenes as a study in composition, constantly striving to find the balance and relationship between people, objects and nature.

“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner
Posted on May 8, 2016
“Beyond My Imagination”: Paintings by Stephanie Warner

“Beyond My Imagination”
Conversing with Matisse & Picasso
Paintings by Stephanie Warner
June 24 – September 29, 2016
Main Library
This exhibition of oil paintings evolved as an exploration of thoughts about the dialogue in paintings between artists Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Didgeridoo Down Under
Posted on May 8, 2016
Didgeridoo Down Under

The Didgeridoo Down Under Show is a unique fusion of Australian music, culture, puppetry, comedy, reading motivation, character building and audience participation. The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least …

Storytelling with Bil Lepp
Posted on May 8, 2016
Storytelling with Bil Lepp

Come listen to the hilarious storytelling of Bil Lepp, full of tall tales and witty stories about life! Ages 7–12.
Wednesday, June 29
2:30 – 3:15 PM
East Regional Library

Life Size Gaming
Posted on May 8, 2016
Life Size Gaming

Play giant versions of Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pac Man and more! Snacks and crafts provided. Ages 9 & up.
Wednesday, June 29
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Carencro Community Center
(next to North Regional Library)
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 – 4:30 PM
East Regional …

Library Closure: Fourth of July
Posted on May 8, 2016
Library Closure: Fourth of July

In honor of Independence Day, all Lafayette Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4.

Mike Anderson, Musician, Storyteller and Dulcimer Guy
Posted on May 8, 2016
Mike Anderson, Musician, Storyteller and Dulcimer Guy

Mike Anderson’s dynamic performance style keeps the audience, both young and old, entranced. Includes stories and five different musical instruments (including dulcimer). Ages 3–10.
Monday, July 11
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Main Library
Monday, July 11
2:30 – 3:15 PM
East …

Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show
Posted on May 8, 2016
Harvey Rabbit and Friends Show

Featuring Harvey Rabbit, Cecil the Orangutan, and T-Boy the Alligator with Mr. Tim and Miss Laura in a fun-filled, energetic show of puppetry, music, comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and audience participation. Ages 3–12.
Friday, July 29
9:30 – …