Winter Break Anime for Teens
December 19, 2014 – 11:14 am | Comments Off

Saturday, December 20
1:00 – 4:00 pm
South Regional Library
The Lafayette Public Library and LouisiANIME are bringing anime fun to your winter break! Registration begins December 3.

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Popcorn Theater
Popcorn Theater

Enjoy a great movie with free popcorn and drinks! Ages 5 – 12. South Regional Meeting Room
Monday, January 5
2:00 pm
Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
107 min, PG
Friday, February 20
2:00 pm
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
101 min, PG-13*
* Please …

Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session
Tech Tuesdays: eDevice Help Session

Learn how to use those new techie gifts you got in December! Get one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! All …

Beginners Chess Instruction
Beginners Chess Instruction

Wednesday, January 7
6:00 – 7:30 pm
South Regional Library
Designed for those who know very little or nothing about chess and wish to learn the rules of the game. Open to ages 12 and up. Register online beginning Monday, December …

Bayou State Book Talks
Bayou State Book Talks

The Center for Louisiana Studies presents this series that allows you to meet authors and fellow readers, explore the writing process, and discover new books.

Thursday, January 8
6:30 pm
W. Geoff Gjertson
Generating Hope: Stories of the BeauSoleil …

“Point of View”: Paintings by Andrea Schellman
“Point of View”: Paintings by Andrea Schellman

Exhibit Dates: January 8 – February 24
Galerie Lafayette, located in the Jefferson Street Branch
Featured at ArtWalk on January 10 and February 21.

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens
Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

Battle with the best in a Super Smash Bros. brawl or bring board and card games from home! Registration begins December 31 for the January dates and January 30 for the February dates.
Saturday, January 10
3:00 – …

Teen Advisory Board
Teen Advisory Board

Help us plan teen programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins December 31 for the January date and January 30 for the February date.
Saturday, January 10
1:00 – 2:30 PM
South Regional Library
Saturday, February 14
2:00 – 4:00 PM
South Regional …

Second Saturday ArtWalk
Second Saturday ArtWalk

Join us for the Second Saturday ArtWalk held each month at the Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch. The January and February ArtWalks will feature “Point of View” by Andrea Schellman.
January 10, February 21
6:00 …

Gentle Yoga for Adults
Gentle Yoga for Adults

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Register online beginning Monday, January 5 using the links below. Please register for each date you are interested in attending.
South Regional Library
January 12, February …

Injury Prevention Series
Injury Prevention Series

Tips and advice from local chiropractor Shawn Johnston.
Fall Prevention
January 13
5:30 – 6:30 PM
North Regional Library
ACL Injury Prevention
February 10
5:30 – 6:30 PM
North Regional Library

Eat Vegetarian with Elle Veg!
Eat Vegetarian with Elle Veg!

Join local health enthusiast Elle Veg for an introduction to vegetarian cooking, eating and meal planning. Sample a three course meal of vegetarian chili, salad and dessert! Register using the link below beginning Monday, December 29.
Tuesday, January 13
6:30 …

FUN-tastic Art
FUN-tastic Art

Ages 7-12. Use exciting art techniques and materials to create unique works of art.
Tuesday, January 13
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration beings January 5.
Tuesday, February 10
4:00 – 5:00 PM
North Regional Library
Registration beings February 2.

South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club
South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club

Join us for the South Regional Sci-Fi Fantasy Book Club! Held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm
January 13
A Case of Conscience by James Blish
February …

NRL Book Club Organizational Meeting
NRL Book Club Organizational Meeting

If you like to read and talk about books, share your thoughts about forming a new book club at the North Regional Library.
Wednesday, January 14
2:00 & 6:00 pm
North Regional Library

Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft
Brownie in a Mug: Teen Craft

Teens are invited into our test kitchen to create and enjoy the easiest single-serving brownie ever! Registration begins January 3.
Thursday, January 15
4:00 – 5:00 pm
North Regional Library
Wednesday, February 11
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Jefferson Street Branch
Thursday, February …

Terra Cotta Snowmen
Terra Cotta Snowmen

Kids ages 5 – 12 are invited to come and make a cute snowman out of terra cotta pots! Registration begins January 2.
Friday, January 16
4:00 PM
South Regional Library 

Martin Luther King Day
Martin Luther King Day

All library locations (except the Butler Branch) will be closed on Monday, January 19 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The Butler Branch will be open from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God
Moving Tales: Presentation of The Shark God

Ages 5 – 12. Interactive storytelling and yoga for kids. Register beginning January 5 using the links below.
Tuesday, January 20
4:00 PM
North Regional Library
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 PM
South Regional Library 

SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club
SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club

Join the SRL Sleuths Mystery Book Club! We discuss mysteries on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the South Regional Library.
Due to Mardi Gras, SRL Sleuths will meet on the 4th …

Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft
Chinese Goldfish Kite Craft

Make a fun goldfish kite out of a toilet paper roll, to start off the Chinese New Year! Register using the links below beginning January 6.
Thursday, January 22
4:00 pm
North Regional Library 
Tuesday, January 27
4:00 pm
Youngsville Branch
Wednesday, …