Tech Assistance

Drop in for one-on-one help with your mobile device or learn how to access the library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines! No registration required.
Tuesday, August 20
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

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Game On!

Join us for family-friendly video and board games. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Tuesday, August 20; September 17; October 15
4:00 –6:00 pm
East Regional Library
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Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

Genealogy 101 The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ”Genealogy 101″ on the first Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM. Anyone interested in genealogy or local history may attend these presentations.

Emotional Wellness Support Group
Emotional Wellness Support Group

Emotional wellness is the awareness, acceptance, and expression of thoughts and feelings through positive behaviors and healthy relationships. Join Shelly Killingsworth, Licensed Professional Counselor, for monthly discussions and activities that will help you build emotional …

Mystery Book Club
Mystery Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library for the Mystery Book Club! We read mystery favorites each month. Click here for Mystery Book Club news and links!
August 20 …

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? In this class, you will learn the basics of acrylic painting and create an original work of art. Ages 14 & up.
Wednesday, August 21
1:00 – 3:00 …

Needle Arts Club
Needle Arts Club

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing, or other needle arts? Bring your own project and get new ideas. No registration required. All skill levels welcome, join us for stitching fun! Ages 18 …

TV Club
TV Club

It’s like a book club, but for TV shows! We’ll watch key episodes of some of the greatest TV shows of all time, then spend time talking about them. Refreshments provided.
August 21 – Parks & …

North Regional Library Book Club
North Regional Library Book Club

Join us for the North Regional Library Book Club, held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 PM at the North Regional Library.
August 21 - Everyone Brave is Forgivenby Chris Cleave
September 18 - Where the …

Percy Jackson Book Club
Percy Jackson Book Club

Join us at Camp Half-Blood for book discussions and crafts, snacks, and trivia based on the world of Percy Jackson! Ages 9 – 14.
Aug - The Titan’s Curse
September - The Battle of the Labyrinth
October – The Last Olympian

Golden Age of Mysteries Book Club
Golden Age of Mysteries Book Club

Join fellow classic mystery mavens as we discuss our favorite books from the Golden Age of British Mysteries! This group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM.
Aug 21 - A Question of Proof …

Small Business Development
Small Business Development

An ongoing series hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. Call 482-6312 for a full description of these exciting and informative workshops. Ages 14 & up.
August 22 - Small Business 101
3:00 – 4:30 …

Write with Us!
Write with Us!

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at creative writing, this program is for you! We offer support and guidance in your writing efforts. Ages 18 & up.
Wednesdays: August – October
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main …

Friday Zumba
Friday Zumba

Get moving and make some noise with Zumba on Friday afternoons! Licensed instructor Sahra Arabaca will lead an energetic workout for all ages.
Fridays:
August 23;
September 6, 20;
October 4, 18
5:00 – 6:00 PM
South Regional Library

Galaxy Candle Holders
Galaxy Candle Holders

Decorate a votive candle holder with a galaxy of colors and sparkles. Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, August 12.
Friday, August 23
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Main Library

Drop-In Gaming
Drop-In Gaming

Join old and new friends to play on various gaming consoles or bring card/board games from home. For Ages 12-18.
Sundays: August – October
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Main Library

Homeschool Expo
Homeschool Expo

The Homeschool Expo serves as an opportunity for families to network, find and share resources with fellow homeschoolers, and see what the Lafayette Public Library has to offer your family. There will be information for families ranging …

My First Book Club
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 …

Cutting Up
Cutting Up

Learn how to create designs to be cut by the Silhouette cutting machine. Make stickers, vinyl decals, heat transfers, and more! Ages 14 and up. Registration begins Monday, May 20.
Heat Transfer Vinyl
Tuesday, August 27
6:00 – 7:30 …

Scared Silly Movie Marathon
Scared Silly Movie Marathon

A marathon of classic horror comedies for Halloween. All ages.
Monday, October 28
2:00 – 7:30 pm
Main Library

Manic Monday

Got a case of the Mondays? Come color, play games, or have a snack. We’ve got just the cure for your Monday blues. Ages 12–18.
Mondays: September – October (except holidays)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library

After-School Special
After-School Special

Join us for after school fun. Each week is a different surprise activity! Ages 5–12.
Mondays: September–October (except holidays)
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Chenier Branch
Tuesdays: September 3; October 1
4:30 – 5:30 pm
South Regional Library