Jacob Crouch Suicide Prevention Services Community QPR Training

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer–the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis …

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Dog Tug Toys

Give a shelter dog a good time by making braided dog tug toys to donate to Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC). Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 9.

Tuesday, October 22
4:00 – 6:00 pm
South Regional Library
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Discover Genealogy
Discover Genealogy

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.
Genealogy 101
Saturdays: November 2 & December 7
9:30 – 11:30 am
Main …

LEGO WeDo Workshop
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 begins Monday, August 26.  Registration for November …

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 …

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 …

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:
October 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20; …

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.
October 23 - Starting & Financing Your Small …

Happy Fall, Y’all – Wooden Plaque Craft
Happy Fall, Y’all – Wooden Plaque Craft

Design a seasonable wall hanging of a pumpkin and an inquisitive blackbird using our pattern. Ages 14 & up. Registration begins Monday, September 23.
Wednesday, October 23
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Milton Branch

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Dress for a mess! Ages 3-5. Registration begins Monday, August 26. Registration for November & December dates begins Monday, November 4.
Wednesdays: October 23; November 13
4:00 – 5:00 pm
East Regional …

Shrinky Dinks
Shrinky Dinks

Draw a design onto special plastic, pop it into the toaster oven, and watch it shrink before your eyes! Use your finished product to create jewelry, magnets, and more! Ages 7-12. Registration begins Monday, October 7.
Wednesday, October …

Lawyers in Libraries: Ask-a-Lawyer
Lawyers in Libraries: Ask-a-Lawyer

“Ask-a-Lawyer” sessions allow registered patrons to ask questions about their individual legal issues during a 15-20 minute consultation with a volunteer attorney.  Provided by the Louisiana State Bar Association.  Ages 18 & up. Registration begins October …

Board Game Basement
Board Game Basement

Saunter down to the basement to enjoy board games and tabletop gaming. Feel free to bring your own games. Refreshments provided. Open to ages 14 and up.
Thursdays: October – December (except Holidays)
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Main Library

Pokémon Go to the Library
Pokémon Go to the Library

Calling all Pokémon trainers! Come to the Pokéstop at the library and catch, trade, and battle! Ages 7 & up.
Thursdays: October 24; November 21; December 19
5:00 – 6:00 pm
West Regional Library

Which Witch Movies Are Best: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Which Witch Movies Are Best: The Nightmare Before Christmas

There have been many movies about witches, so we will screen a quintet in October to determine which witch movie is best. If you like witches, you should watch them all! Ages 14 & up.
Thursdays
6:00 …

Swap It Like It’s Hot: Craft Swap
Swap It Like It’s Hot: Craft Swap

Are you a crafty person? Then you probably have lots of extra craft supplies hanging around. Bring in your extra or leftover supplies, swap with others, and leave with something new to you. Ages 14 …

Teen Tech Lab
Teen Tech Lab

The library is for books! Pssh, the library is for TECH! Come play with our technology in a teen-friendly environment. Ages 12–18.
Thursday, October 24
4:30 – 5:30 pm
East Regional Library

Feed Your Mind
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.

Thursdays: September – October
4:30 – …

Spooky Snacks
Spooky Snacks

It’s snack time with spooky edible crafts! Ages 5-12. Registration begins Monday, September 23. 
Thursday, October 24
2:00 – 3:00 pm
East Regional Library

Create with Clay
Create with Clay

Ready to be creative? Join us for fun with modeling clay. Ages 5-12.
Thursday, October 24
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library

Boo Bash
Boo Bash

Can’t wait until Halloween? You don’t have to! Put on your costume and celebrate early with tricks and treats at the library. Families welcome.
Thursday, October 24
2:30 – 3:30 pm
South Regional Library
 
 

Beginner’s Crochet
Beginner’s Crochet

Join us for a four-part intro to crochet class led by experienced teacher Dee Delassus. No experience required. Some materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Ages 18 & up. Registration begins …