Lafayette Reads Together (LRT): The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
February 15, 2018 – 4:02 am | Comments Off

Lafayette Reads Together (LRT) is a community-wide reading experience from the Lafayette Public Library, the Lafayette Parish School System and many local organizations. Visit our libraries for a free copy of the 2018 selected book, The …

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Feed Your Mind
Feed Your Mind

Kids will make a healthy trail mix while having drop-in activities such as advanced coloring sheets, a board game, bingo based on pop culture or current events, trivia and more. Ages 5 – 12.
Wednesday:
February 21
4:30 – …

Little Scientists
Little Scientists

Explore and discover with hands-on experiments and activities. Ages 3-5. Registration starts Monday, February 5.

Wednesday, February 21
4:00 – 5:00 PM
East Regional Library

The Sean Connery Retrospective
The Sean Connery Retrospective

Enjoy a movie from each decade of this beloved Scottish legend’s career. These movies are better than toasted oats! Ages 12 & up.
Thursdays:
South Regional Library
All films begin at 6:00 PM:
February 22: The Hunt for Red October …

Needle Arts & Sewing Classes
Needle Arts & Sewing Classes

Do you have an interest in crocheting, knitting, sewing or other needle arts?  The Lafayette Public Library offers Needle Arts Clubs at two of its locations: the East Regional Library and the Main Library! All …

Make-and-Play Video Games
Make-and-Play Video Games

The sky’s the limit! Make a video game using Scratch, then use Makey Makey to design your own controller out of anything. Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, February 5. 
Thursday, February 22
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Fandom Fridays
Fandom Fridays

Calling teens of all fandoms! Join us for an fun afternoon of cosplay, trivia and more. Ages 12-18. Register online!
Fridays:February 23
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library

Sensory Shenanigans
Sensory Shenanigans

Children will have fun while practicing motor skills, as well as reinforcing concepts such as colors, numbers, and letters.  Ages 3-5.
Saturday, February 24
10:30 – 11:30 AM
East Regional Library

Travels in Alaska: A Photo Journey
Travels in Alaska: A Photo Journey

Join us to learn more about small ship adventures in Alaska with Jeffrey and Christine Smith of Northwest Navigation. For twelve years Jeffrey and Christine have been cruising in Alaska on the Motor Vessel David …

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 …

Beyond Black History Month
Beyond Black History Month

Beyond Black History Month Lecture Series showcases prominent speakers on the topic of Black History. Tuesday, February 27 6:30 – 7:30 PM Main Library Dr. Toby Daspit of UL Lafayette will discuss the hip-hop experience in …

Marketing 101
Marketing 101

Learn more about marketing concepts and strategies and how to develop a marketing plan, plus gain access to quality marketing resources. Hosted by Louisiana Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette. No registration required.
Tuesday, February 27
6:00 – …

Homework Hangout
Homework Hangout

Looking for resources to help with homework? Join us for Homework Hangout to get homework assistance using library resources. Open to Ages 7 – 18.
Tuesdays, February 27
4:30 – 5:30 PM
Chenier Branch

10 Steps to Taking Great Photos
10 Steps to Taking Great Photos

Learn ten easy steps to better photos from professional photographer James Freeman. Whether you shoot for hobby, or just want better pics from your phone, this class will help you take that next step. Open …

Write with Us!
Write with Us!

Explore creative writing with two writing instructors from UL Lafayette. Discuss the writing process and get valuable feedback;  Multi-genre. All writing levels are welcome. Adults only.
Wednesday, February 21
6:00 – 7:00 PM
South Regional Library

Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library
Computer Classes at Lafayette Public Library

Our libraries offer free classes for adults at several public libraries in Lafayette Parish. For a list of the types of classes we offer, and to see dates, times and registration information, click here.

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux
Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories: Artwork by Kay Richoux

Bea You Exhibit – A Collection of Memories:
Artwork by Kay Richoux
January 12 – April 12, 2018
Main Library

A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield
A Collection of Illustrations: Artwork by Angela Barefield

A Collection of Illustrations:
Artwork by Angela Barefield
January 12 – April 12, 2018
Main Library

Storytime Calendar
Storytime Calendar

A variety of Storytimes are available at many of our branches around Lafayette parish.  For information about the types of storytimes available, visit our Storytime page.
For a list of all storytimes available through the Lafayette …

Elegant Eggs in a Nest
Elegant Eggs in a Nest

Create elegant Easter decor with a nest of book-decoupaged Easter eggs, sprinkled in glitter then tied with a ribbon. All supplies provided. Ages 15 & up. Registration begins Monday, February 19.
Tuesday, March 6
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Main …

Pixelate It!
Pixelate It!

Challenge your child to design and build a video game using our hands-on Bloxels boards! Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins Monday, February 19.

Tuesday, March 6
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Main Library